Monthly Archives: September 2018

Deportation-themed board game at middle school upsets student, parent in Oceanside – Los Angeles Times

“An Oceanside parent said she is concerned that her 12-year-old son’s classmates designed a deportation-themed board game for a school assignment — and that her son’s teacher didn’t say that it was inappropriate or offensive. Jake Hull, a student at … Continue reading

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Estonia’s President Isn’t Too Worried About Russia Digging Up Dirt On Her

” “Don’t believe if somebody tells you I’ve been dancing during the night in the bar half-naked,” President Kersti Kaljulaid told BuzzFeed News’ Profile.” via Estonia’s President Isn’t Too Worried About Russia Digging Up Dirt On Her

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Jehovah’s Witnesses To Pay $34 Million To Victims In Sex Abuse Scandal

“The Christian denomination Jehovah’s Witnesses must pay $35 million to a woman who says the church’s national organization ordered clergy members in Montana to not report her sexual abuse as a child at the hands of a congregation member, as … Continue reading

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North Korea says denuclearization hinges on U.S. reducing sanctions | The Star

“North Korea’s foreign minister said Saturday that there was “no way we will denuclearize” without getting trust-building concessions from the United States, an assertion that reflected a continuing divide over efforts to ease nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula. “Without … Continue reading

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Trump asks if Feinstein leaked allegation against Kavanaugh, says FBI probe may be ‘blessing in disguise’

“President Donald Trump on Saturday fully backed his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, said the FBI investigation of him may be a blessing in disguise and questioned whether Sen. Dianne Feinstein might have leaked the allegation from Christine Blasey Ford.” via … Continue reading

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Bayer’s Stock Plummets 32 percent in 3 Months After it’s RoundUp of Monsanto. — linkblog

“For years Big Biotech has taken advantage of the revolving door politics of D.C. to make themselves seem unstoppable. Many concerned citizens have lost hope over the years in a climate where the rich get richer, and the big corporations … Continue reading

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Stairway to court: US judges order new Led Zeppelin plagiarism trial | Music | The Guardian

“Two years ago the band was cleared of stealing its Stairway to Heaven riff, but now a San Francisco court says jurors were misled.” via Stairway to court: US judges order new Led Zeppelin plagiarism trial | Music | The Guardian

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