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The Beginning

Saying Goodbye to Sydney

As I walked through the barrier with the “passengers only past this point” sign, I turned around and did a final wave to a few close friends who came to see me off and made sure I didn’t get on the wrong plane. 302 more words

Abu Dhabi

Follow thru: Ph moves ships to evac Filipino workers from Libya

 Follow through: DFA flies to Tunisia to oversee evacuation, will contract ships for Filipino workers

Music credits: a small clip of a song uploaded by Mr.   27 more words

News

New York State Sheriffs Shying Away From Immigration Detention

By: Kirk Semple

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association has recommended that its members refuse requests by federal immigration authorities to hold foreign-born detainees for additional time so that they can be investigated for immigration-related offenses. 694 more words

Law

Marijuana, Time Magazine, and McDonald's

Apparently it is a big deal that Time Magazine has officially called for the legalization of pot. Uh, welcome aboard. What took you so long? 6 more words

Activism

Court saves last abortion clinic in Mississippi

Finally, reason prevails. At least in Mississippi. At least this week.

It seems Mississippi passed a law in 2012 that would have effectively shut down the last abortion clinic in the state. 214 more words

Law

Countries are starting to adopt more vigorous on-line surveillance

I assume they’re learning from NSA: Universal surveillance of all your citizens is a meme that appeals to governments of many countries, not just the freedom-loving (ironic) US. 265 more words

Government

Grandma Will Spend 6 Months In Jail For Public Sex

By: Andy Campbell

A married grandma of 14 faces six months behind bars after she had public sex with a man who was not her husband at a public pavilion in Florida. 221 more words

Law