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When a kid kills his longtime abuser, who's the victim?

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You could hardly open a Pennsylvania newspaper in 2012 without running into a story about the prosecution of sexual predators or their enablers. The case of Jerry Sandusky, the Penn ...

CMP 11 - Plenary 1

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CMP 11

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17:00 CET: Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP)


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In a video message from Paris, Ban Ki-moon calls for a change to the way humans live their lives to preserve Planet Earth in a more sustainable way.

BHP Tumbles in London as Brazil Considers $5.2 Billion Dam Bill

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BHP Billiton Ltd. fell to a seven-year low in London after Brazil said it would seek as much as 20 billion reais ($5.2 billion) in compensation for a dam collapse ...

COP21: on eve of UN climate conference, Ban says 'time for action is now'

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29 November 2015 – On the eve of the opening in Paris of the United Nations climate change conference, widely known as COP21, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all countries ...

The $30 Oil Cliff Threatening Russia's Economy

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Crude prices at that level will push the economy to depths that would threaten the nation’s financial system, according to 63 percent of respondents in a Bloomberg survey. Lower prices ...

Iron Ore Breaches $40 in Singapore as China Port Holdings Expand

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Most-active iron ore futures in Singapore sank below $40 a metric ton for the first time on concern that the economic slowdown in China will cut demand as supplies from ...

Ted Cruz Describes Alleged Planned Parenthood Shooter As ‘Transgendered Leftist Activist’

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Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is the latest presidential candidate trying to downplay the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in motivating the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs Friday ...

Kobe Bryant to Retire From Basketball at End of Season, AP Says

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Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, will retire at the end of this season, the Associated Press reported. Bryan, 37, announced his 20th NBA ...

Did the Yuan Really Pass the IMF Currency Test? You'll Know Soon

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and some two dozen officials on the fund’s executive board will gather Monday at headquarters in Washington for one of the most-anticipated decisions ...

The Silk Road Affair: Power, Pop and a Bunch of Billionaires

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Even in post-Soviet Uzbekistan, an ancient crossroads where torture and bribery allegations are endemic, Gulnara Karimova, the president’s Harvard-educated daughter, stood out for her ruthlessness. As the U.S. embassy noted ...

Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

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Amazon delivered a lovely update on its ‘Prime Air’ project — almost exactly two years after it showed the first iteration of its delivery drone. You know, the flying delivery ...

Sea turtle found dead, wedged inside lawn chair at Mickler's...

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A St. Augustine man found a disturbing scene at Mickler’s Landing this week. A sea turtle that apparently washed ashore wedged into and trapped by a lawn chair was found ...

Key COP21 Press Events Starting 30 NovemberInformation for Media

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Key COP21 Press Events Starting 30 NovemberInformation for Media The UN Climate Change Conference in Paris will begin with an unprecedented Leaders Event on 30 November, immediately after the official ...

The Beauty and the Peril of Being a Photojournalist in Afghanistan

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The image made the pages of newspapers around the globe: a young girl in brilliant green, arms outstretched, mouth open in a scream, surrounded by bodies after a suicide bomb ...

Donald Trump & the GOP are literally killing middle America

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I have a friend I grew up with in white, working class rural Nevada. He was one of the coolest guys I knew, and I admired him. We reconnected a ...

Coral Bleaching and the Paris Summit

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Coral bleaching is happening now and globally! Bleaching, Acidification, Sea Level Rise, loss of sea ice…Climate is an ocean issue, which is why the Paris Climate Summit beginning Monday has ...

Ben Carson and the conservative grift machine

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In the LA Times today Joseph Tanfani and Maloy Moore have a great piece about the American Legacy PAC and its 2014 Save Our Healthcare campaign. It was fronted by ...

Iraq: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 22 November 2015)

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Iraq faces a complex, and growing humanitarian crisis with at least 8.7 million Iraqis requiring humanitarian assistance. This includes about 3.2 million people who have fled their homes since January ...

Urgent And Ambitious Climate Action Needed To End Hunger In Our Lifetime

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ROME/PARIS – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will attend the climate negotiations (COP21) 30 November-11 December 2015, in Paris, France. WHY WFP: The global climate negotiations are critical ...

Republican candidates are too busy this morning to denounce attack on Planned Parenthood clinic

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When I went to bed last night, none of the Republican presidential candidate had said anything about the horrific shootings at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. But that was ...

Dubai Government Plans to Install Solar on Every Rooftop by 2030

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Billions of dirhams will be spent by Dubai on generating clean energy, the government said on Saturday, aiming to have solar panels installed on the roofs of all buildings by ...

New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World

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As a seafood restaurateur and founder of Sawyer Culinary Adventures, Louie Sawyer sought out exotic tastes for his intrepid Western clientele. During a scouting trip to Hong Kong in 2013,

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates Join Forces To Invest in Clean Energy Technology

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The founders of Facebook and Microsoft are teaming up to solve climate change. Mark Zuckerberg announced today that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have launched the Breakthrough Energy Coalition ...

Violent anti-choice rhetoric must end, or anti-abortion violence never will

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Words matter. When we dehumanize people – when we call them demons, monsters, and murderers – we make it easier for others to do them harm. Let’s not pretend that ...

Hoping for an urban utopia

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Waterfront apartments have risen up on the formerly abandoned Salford Quays in Manchester. It is one of the UK's urban renewal success stories. Is there a formula for creating a ...

The new, ugly surge in violence and threats against abortion providers

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Three people were shot dead and nine injured Friday at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, the first time since 2009 that anyone has been killed in an incident linked ...

The Last Bus Startup Standing: Chariot

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There was Leap Transit, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed bus startup stocked with Blue Bottle Coffee and furnished with plush stool seating for morning and evening commuters. Then there was the Nightschool’s ...

UN agencies weigh in on climate change impacts ahead of Paris conference

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27 November 2015 – In the weeks leading up to the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), which begins in Paris on Monday and aims to reach a new universal ...

Colorado Police Union Calls Critics ‘Race Baiting Morons’ After Planned Parenthood Attacks

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One day after Robert Lewis Dear allegedly opened fire at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado, killing three and injuring nine others, the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police issued a statement ...

Carly Fiorina: Obama Is ‘Delusional’ If He Thinks Climate Change Is An Immediate Security Threat

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina dismissed the idea that climate change was a major security threat Sunday, a dismissal that ignores warnings from top security experts. “It is delusional for ...

A Message from #EarthToParis

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The world is speaking as one -- we need bold, ambitious, decisive action on climate change. Join the #EarthToParis Thunderclap to add your voice to this global call for climate ...

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Pet Portraits for Rich People You Have to See to Believe

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Tom Palmore's commissions all come via word of mouth (by, say, the same people paying $15,000 to get painterly selfies done). Someone will see a painting of a pet at ...

Why has UN rebuilt just one house in Gaza?

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Fatima al-Zaza works in the kitchen of her family home in eastern Gaza City. It is the only house completely destroyed during Israel’s summer 2014 assault that the UN has ...

The Deafening Silence of the Republican Field in the Wake of the Planned Parenthood Shooting

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The are many measures of how a presidential candidate might respond in a moment of national trauma. To my mind, the standard was set on the night of April 4,

100 Notable Books of 2015

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The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. BEATLEBONE. By Kevin Barry. (Doubleday, $24.95.) In razor-sharp prose, Barry’s novel imagines ...

AgTalks: Cultivating Change

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Ndongo Samba Sylla, a Senegalese development economist and author of "The Fairtrade Scandal," argues that fair trade is not fair and, in reality, benefits farmers in just a few countries.

Ted Cruz Calls Planned Parenthood Killer a 'Transgendered Leftist Activist'

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Reporters at a Newton, Iowa campaign stop on Sunday asked Ted Cruz about the fatal shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic on Friday. Cruz suggested that right-wing rhetoric was not ...

Black Monday, The only days Bipolar Spending Sprees are Ok.

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Caption: Black Monday, The only days Bipolar Spending Sprees are ok. Quick redeemer about some symptom of Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) This post currently hasno comments. You can ...

Vote backing boycott challenges feminists to take clear stand on Palestine

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Members of the National Women’s Studies Association have voted to endorse the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel, in a landslide vote. Almost 90 percent of ...

COP21 Meeting Gears Up For Action

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has presented some thoughts on why he cares so much about the climate issue: “First, like any grandfather, I want my grandchildren to enjoy the beauty ...

EDEKA Weihnachtsclip

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Zuhause mit den Liebsten ist es am schönsten. Gerade zu Weihnachten! Mehr unter: unserem Gewinnspiel kannst du dich noch mehr auf Weihnachten einstimmen. Poste ein Foto, das du mit ...

Cruz Calls Planned Parenthood Suspect 'Transgendered Leftist Activist'

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NEWTON, Iowa -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) downplayed the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in the fatal shooting of three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and ...

Infographic: Violence against women

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender Violence One in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence — mostly by ...

2015-16 Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest!

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Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation’s Plastic Free Hawaiʻi School Mural Contest is now accepting submissions! Bring your vision of a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi to life by incorporating marine debris, plastic bottle caps ...

Ikea"€™s Newly Designed Refugee Shelters Are a Game Changer

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A Comedic, Yet Illuminating Ride Into the Heart of Conjuring American Spin Investigate 'Fortitude' and explore the real-life science behind the new series set in the Arctic Circle. 'In the ...

Orange the world to end violence against women

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This year, to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world, the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign aims to “Orange the world.” During the ...

2024 Olympics: Hamburg says no to hosting Games

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Residents of the German city of Hamburg have voted against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Hamburg was one of five cities left in the running, alongside Rome, Paris,

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