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#India – Cash for #Aadhaar card scam busted #UID

TNN | Jun 29, 2013, VADODARA: A citizen, who wanted to get anAadhar card, has blown the lid off a racket of accepting bribes to get the formalities of the card completed at a ward office of VadodaraMunicipal Corporation (VMC). The civic body got… Continue Reading →

US death row author William Van Poyck executed #deathpenalty

AP | Jun 13, 2013, 07.07 AM IST STARKE, FLORIDA: A US man who orchestrated a deadly prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner has been executed. William Van Poyck died on Wednesday evening by injection at the… Continue Reading →

#India – American woman gang-raped in Manali #Vaw #WTFnews

By AP News Jun 04, 2013 NEW DELHI (AP) — An American woman was gang-raped Tuesday in the northern Indian resort town of Manali, police said. The 30-year-old woman was picked up early Tuesday morning by men in a truck as she… Continue Reading →

Protest- Millions march against Monsanto and GM crops

Organisers celebrate huge global turnout and say they will continue until Monsanto and other GM manufacturers listen Associated Press guardian.co.uk, Sunday 26 May 2013 01.26 BST Protesters make their point to Monsanto in Los Angeles, California, May 25, 2013. Photograph: Robyn… Continue Reading →

Obama Deports Record Number of Immigrants, Using Scary Private GEO Group to Get the Job Done

The largest deportation prison in the U.S. is a former jail in the hyper-corrupt City of Adelanto, California, where public officials are often criminals. March 31, 2013  |  alternet This article was first published by Not Safe for Work Corporation. Last year,… Continue Reading →

Steubenville High School rape: Two teen football players found guilty #Vaw

Associated Press | Updated: March 17, 2013 Steubenville High School students Ma’Lik Richmond and Trent Mays (photo below) Steubenville, Ohio: Two members of a high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that… Continue Reading →

UN Resolution Calls for Israel to Disclose Nuclear Arsenal

Regional outlier asked to join NPT and back vision of a ‘Nuclear-Free Middle East‘ – Common Dreams staff The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Monday to approve a resolution calling on Israel to open up its nuclear weapons program… Continue Reading →

Two US states back legalizing gay marriage #Gender

AP | Nov 7, 2012, 12.11PM IST Voters a continent apart made history on Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine and Maryland becoming the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado legalized recreational use of… Continue Reading →

Yes, China still harvests organs from executed prisoners #wtfnews

Posted by Max Fisher on November 5, 2012, Washington Post Chinese police lead a condemned man into a special execution van to be put to death. (AFP/Getty Images) China is the world’s leader in capital punishment, executing “thousands” every year, according to… Continue Reading →

Uruguay OKs Abortion; Sex Assault Rampant in Haiti #womenrights #goodnews

By WeNews staff Saturday, October 20, 2012 An elderly woman at a camp of makeshift tents in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: UN Photo/Sophia Paris. (WOMENSENEWS)– Cheers The Uruguayan Senate voted 17-14 to legalize all first-trimester abortions in a groundbreaking step in… Continue Reading →

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