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Hong Kong Police deny suppressing media freedom after detaining two reporters ‘following’ Secretary for Education

Police deny suppressing media freedom after questioning reporters on loitering suspicions

By Allen Au-yeung
South China Morning Post

Education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim was allegedly stalked by two Apple Daily reporters… 378 more words

The Republican Fear of Facts on Guns - NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/12/24/opinion/the-republican-fear-of-facts-on-guns.html

I feel so safe when I hear of our representatives blocking laws and finding that would reveal the truth about guns and violence. How long will our ostrich nature overrule common sense?

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Obama Is Right, Way More Americans Die in Gun Violence Than in Terrorism

http://www.newsweek.com/gun-deaths-terrorism-deaths-obama-america-378877

This is in no way an attempt to mollify victims of mass shootings.
The figures on this article are another reality check when discussions about guns come up. 148 more words

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A letter of thanks to our troops!

The Men from our Residential Treatment Facility – WestCare California MLK, wrote letters of gratitude to the service members overseas. Our SSVF Outreach Specialist, Raymond Gonzales of San Joaquin Valley Veterans will be sending them off to Operation Gratitude.  173 more words

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