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20 min ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

UN Will Investigate Possible War Crimes in Gaza

The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to establish a commission of inquiry into incidents in Gaza, investigating whether any war crimes have been committed in the area.

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Related Topix: Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East, Human Rights Watch

4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Snapp Shots: East Bay versus U.S. animal groups -- be advised

Have you seen those heartbreaking commercials for the ASPCA featuring pictures of abandoned cats and dogs as Sarah McLachlan sings "In The Arms of An Angel?" Makes you want to whip out that checkbook and send them a donation, doesn't it? Well, go ahead.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Maverick, Comedy, The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Action TV, Rockford Files

8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Obama Mega-Donor Jeffrey Katzenberg to Receive National Arts Medal

The recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts include writers, musicians, architects, and a director-a corporate director, that is, who is also a major fundraiser for President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Media, DreamWorks SKG, National Endowment for the Arts, Glendale, CA

12 hrs ago | KAUZ

SEC votes to end $1 a share for some money funds

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, National Urban League, US News, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

No signs of possible data breach at Pittsburgh-area Goodwills

The Pittsburgh branch of Goodwill Industries International doesn't believe any of its stores or customers were affected by a possible data theft under investigation by the Rockville, Md.-based nonprofit, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Related Topix: Goodwill Industries International, Non-Profit

19 hrs ago | Science Daily

Safeguarding Belize's barrier reef with conservation drones

Seeking to gain a high-tech edge over illegal fishers, the Government of Belize will use "eyes in the sky" to enforce fishing regulations in the biodiverse Glover's Reef Marine Reserve and other reef systems in what is the first use of conservation drones to monitor marine protected areas.

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Related Topix: Wildlife Conservation Society

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

Gazette.net

Brookeville woman pedals towards a cure for MS

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Elizabeth Sherman of Brookeville - here during last month's 150-mile Bike MS ride on Cape Cod in Massachusetts - has raised almost $10,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Brookeville, MD, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Russia Taday

HRW: Kiev did not provide adequate protection and help to internal refugees

Tens of thousands of Ukrainians forced from their homes by the internal armed conflict are receiving little protection and assistance from Ukrainian authorities, claims Human Rights Watch in a letter sent to President Petro Poroshenko.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Travel, Kiev, Ukraine Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Human Rights Watch,

New York Daily News

Circumcised African men less likely to engage in risky sex: study

Young African men who are circumcised are less likely to engage in sexual behavior that ups their chances of catching HIV.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Illinois Chicago, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

ComputerWorld

Goodwill Industries probes possible payment card breach

Goodwill Industries International said Monday federal authorities are investigating a possible payment card breach at its U.S.-based retail outlets.

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Related Topix: Goodwill Industries International, Non-Profit

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Wabash College religion center gets $7.8 million

Wabash College says it has received a $7.8 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to continue the programs of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.

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Related Topix: Wabash College, Lilly Endowment

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ark. university awarded $1.5M for cancer research

The goal of the five-year grant is to help clinicians attack hidden metastatic tumors and prevent cancer recurrence.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Brandon Sun

List of charities undergoing tax audits related to political activities

Some Canadian charitable organizations under recent audit for their political activities.

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Amnesty International USA

Israel/Gaza: Attacks on medical facilities and civilians add to war crime allegations

The continuing bombardment of civilian homes in several areas of the Gaza Strip, as well as the Israeli shelling of a hospital, add to the list of possible war crimes that demand an urgent independent international investigation, said Amnesty International.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Amnesty International

KMIZ

Group accuses US of abuses in terror cases

The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.

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Related Topix: Prison, Human Rights Watch, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Terrorism

In-depth Africa

FBI pushed Muslims to plot terrorist attacks

The FBI encouraged and sometimes even paid Muslims to commit terrorist acts during numerous sting operations after the 9/11 attacks, a human rights group said in a report published Monday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Human Rights Watch, Newburgh, NY

Amnesty International USA

Central African Republic: Brazzaville talks should not lead to amnesties for war crimes

Amnesty International called on delegates to the Central African Republic National Reconciliation talks due to take place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo on 21-23 July, to ensure that their discussions do not lead to impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations.

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Related Topix: Activism, Amnesty International, World News, Congo, Central African Republic, Africa

KOAT-TV

Make a Wish Kid

An Albuquerque kid got to live out his dream after APD and Make A Wish Foundation teamed to play out Andrew's wish.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, MakeAWish Foundation

EDGE

$12.3M Gift to Help Restore Robert E. Lee's Home

A historic plantation originally built as a monument to George Washington overlooking the nation's capital, a site that later was home to Confederate Gen.

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Related Topix: Washington, Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, National Park Foundation, US National Parks, Washington Monument

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