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Paramount Australia Makes Poor Decision

Paramount Pictures Australia in an attempt to promote the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie release in that country makes a very poor decision with a new poster it Tweeted out in promotion of the movie.

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Court blocks Mississippi from closing state's last abortion clinic - Alana Semuels July 29, 2014

An abortion foe outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis / Associated Press)

After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. 213 more words

Medical Care

Infants Contract Herpes From Oral Suction During Jewish Circumcision

Two New York City infants were diagnosed with herpes after undergoing a traditional Orthodox Jewish circumcision, NBC4 reports.

According to the Health Department, both babies developed lesions on their genitals shortly after having the metzitzah b’peh, a practice in which the mohel — a person trained to perform the “covenant of circumcision” — uses a direct oral suction technique to swab blood from the infant’s penis, was performed on them. 77 more words

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Student who created petition for ‘Rebel Man’ mascot’s return meets with Freeman High principal

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — The Henrico student who started a petition to have the Freeman High School mascot reinstated met with her principal Wednesday.

Rising Senior Alecsys Brown recently gathered several hundred signatures to keep the school’s “Rebel Man” as the school’s official mascot after a questionnaire was given to students indicated that a lion might instead be the school’s preferred mascot. 57 more words

News

Rich Door, Poor Door: Segregated Entrances Spark Controversy

Wealthy Door, Poor Door: Segregated Entrances Spark Controversy
Post by Urbanist, filed below Homes & Residential in the Architecture class.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development has come below assault by critics for approving  building i… http://goo.gl/GQtm9Q

Anwar unfazed by PAS stand, says pullout notion is 'presumptuos'

KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim is playing down the leadership issue in Selangor amist growing controversy over ‘private communications’ within PAS.

Anwar today said Pakatan Rakyat is not breaking-up and that there would be no need for a snap elections to resolve the current issues. 246 more words

National

Weighing in on the Park Bom controversy

There are two reasons I’m writing this. The first reason, I’ll talk about a little later. The second reason is that I had trouble finding articles that explained the situation in a way that made sense to me.  880 more words

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