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  1. Slovenia - one step closer to marriage equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Slovenia is a small nation in Central Europe. It is surrounded by Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary and has a population of about 2 million.

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  2. Edward Snowden to come home?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Toronto's The Globe and Mail reported today that attorneys in Russia, Germany, and the U.S. are involved in talks to possibly arrange for Snowden to return to the U.S., most likely to face trial. A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said on Tuesday the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs was working with American and German lawyers to return home.

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  3. Mutually Assured Destruction: The Existential Balance of Terror in West AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Right now, Israel could be hiding nuclear facilities that we don't know about..... As the former head of inspections for the IAEA said in 2013, he said, "If there's no undeclared installation today in Israel , it will be the first time in 20 years that it doesn't have one." Israel has proven time and again that it cannot be trusted.

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  4. An 8-year-old girl receives gifts from the crows she feedsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Eight-year-old Gabi Mann has been feeding crows in her family's Seattle backyard garden for about four years now. It started as an accident: Gabi's relationship with the neighbourhood crows began accidentally in 2011.

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  5. Indigo Kalliope: Poems from the Left: 1st Tuesday in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    I decided to do this week's poem in a style reminiscent of bigjacbigjacbigjac's, though I make my line breaks differently than he does. I do miss him around here.

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  6. Black Kos, Tuesday's ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Born into enslavement in Mississippi in 1862 she rose to become one of the foremost voices in this nation against lynching and injustice, as a journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She is one of my sheroes.

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  7. Dog Names: Street Prophets Coffee HourRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Coffee Hour at Street Prophets. This is an open thread where we can discuss what's happening in our lives, what we've been working on, and our opinions on current events.

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  8. More on Hillary Clinton's Use of Personal Email Account at State DepartmentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    That's Republicans dancing a merry jig, and Benghazi investigators sharpening their subpoenas, because 2016 just got a lot more interesting with the revelation that as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton conducted all official business using a personal email account on her own web domain. Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, violating federal regulations that officials' correspondence be retained as part of the agency's record and thus subject to Freedom of Information Act and Congressional requests.

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  9. More Fucked Up BullshitRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Atrios

    In compiling the report, federal investigators conducted hundreds of interviews, reviewed 35,000 pages of police records and analyzed race data compiled for every police stop. They concluded that, over the past two years, African-Americans - who make up about two-thirds of the city's population - accounted for 85 percent of traffic stops, 90 percent of citations, 93 percent of arrests and 88 percent of cases in which the police used force.

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  10. Senator Sanders Statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    In a statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress, Sen. Bernie Sanders today renewed his support for diplomatic efforts by the United States and other world powers to negotiate an agreement to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. "More than a decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost us thousands of lives and trillions in treasure and made a difficult situation even worse.

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  11. Why Netanyahu is the Right Man to Address the US Congress on Iran-by Yakov M. RabkinRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Tikkun Magazine

    Editor's note: When I select articles for this column that are not written by me, it is because I think their viewpoints are important for our readers to know, not because I specifically endorse the views or the details of the arguments presented. Israel's Prime Minister is well-placed to explain to the U.S. Congress the alleged danger of a nuclear Iran.

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  12. In the Loop: The time Sheldon Adelson's wife dropped her purse on a congressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Washington Post

    Casino magnate and major political contributor Sheldon Adelson waits with his wife Miriam for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber. Is this the moment of the purse drop? The casino magnate and his wife Miriam were in the House gallery for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress Tuesday when her bag fell and almost clocked Rep. Brad Ashford .

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  13. 3/03/2015Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Digby

    The Man Called Petraeus gets a slap on the wrist by digby While others got years in jail. Socked, I tell you, shocked.

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  14. As Nobel Committee Lurches Rightward, Concerns Mount Over Invisibility of True Peace ChampionsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    EU leaders accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in 2012. The Nobel Peace Prize is failing to reflect the work Alfred Nobel intended to honor, while legitimate recipients have been rendered invisible, a watchdog group has charged.

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  15. Body-Cam Company Has Financial Ties to Police ChiefsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Taser International, which manufactures and sells police tools like stun guns and body cameras, has financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have purchased the devices, raising concerns about conflicts of interest between the company and the law enforcement agencies. Taser has reportedly covered international airfare and hotels for police chiefs, and taken on recently retired chiefs as consultants, on many occasions directly after their departments signed contracts with the company to purchase their cameras, video storage, and other products, which can cost millions.

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  16. Attorney: Snowden Wants to Return to U.S.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who has been given refuge in Russia, is willing to return to the United States if he is given a fair trial, his lawyer said Tuesday. "He is thinking about it.

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  17. The Price Is Wrong: Tinder Plus Costs Twice As Much For Users Over 29Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Tinder, the mobile meet-cute method of choice, is a free-for-all no more. Yesterday brought the rollout of Tinder Plus , a paid version of the app with premium features, some of which are shiny and new and some of which used to be free but, well, nothing gold can stay.

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  18. Hillary Clinton's Emails, The Law And What It Would Take To Ensure Real TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account as Secretary of State, reported by the New York Times on Monday, is drawing criticism and accusations that the likely 2016 candidate circumvented federal regulations on retaining official correspondence. While it's still unclear whether Clinton explicitly violated any rules, transparency experts told ThinkProgress that her actions highlight the need for reforms to record-keeping requirements.

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  19. Internal Documents Reveal Extensive Industry Influence Over EPA's National Fracking StudyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    In 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency launched an ambitious and highly consequential study of the risks that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, poses to American drinking water supplies. "This is about using the best possible science to do what the American people expect the EPA to do - ensure that the health of their communities and families are protected," Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator for the agency's Office of Research and Development, said in 2011.

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  20. Arctic Nightmare: Obama, Shell, and the Fate of the Far NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Here's a Jeopardy!- style question for you: "Eight different species of whales can be seen in these two American seas." Unless you're an Inupiaq, a marine biologist, or an Arctic enthusiast like me, it's a pretty good guess that you can't tell me what those seas are or what those whales are either.

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