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A Veteran’s Service Dog Was Stolen From His Yard By A Friend, But Now She’s Home!

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Many veterans of the Iraq War returned Stateside with PTSD associated with the violence they had to witness while they fought for our country. War veteran Francisco Torres coped with his own PTSD with help from his German shepherd companion, TJ. This pup was gifted to Torres after the war and has since grown to be a part of the family. Torres and his wife, Angela, were shocked to discover one morning that TJ had gone missing overnight. While watching surveillance footage from their …

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In Chat Rooms, Unite the Right Organizers Planned to Obscure Their Racism

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… the white, conservative mainstream. Don’t start violence, but feel free to provoke it. The group’s best-laid plans failed spectacularly, unraveled by organizers’ inability to control the Charlottesville, Virginia, crowd that had been whipped up into a frenzy by the rhetoric of the white nationalist movement. A review of the chat logs and audio recordings by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting shows that the event’s organizers worked to obscure the most …

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Partition, 70 years on: Salman Rushdie, Kamila Shamsie and other writers reflect

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… the same loss as Brij Krishna, Gandhis secretary, as a man who has clambered up a tree for a view of the funeral pyre, as a refugee ona train leaving Delhi for Lahore. I was glad to be alone for I found my face was wet with tears. But I wasnt weeping over the past, I was grieving for the present. The political wing of the RSS, the organisation to which Gandhis assassin was once a member, is the party that runs the country now, and it exults in the same vocabulary of violence now as then. The …

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Laverne Cox Educates After Breakfast Club Guest Jokes About Killing Trans Women

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Trans actressLaverne Coxemphasized on Sunday that jokes about violence towards trans people can be seriously dangerous for the community, responding to a viral clip of stand-up comic Lil Duval saying he would kill a trans woman if he discovered he had sex with her. Activists and allies for the trans community are upset after Lil Duvals remarks from a Friday Breakfast Club interview went viral over the weekend. In the interview, host DJ Envy asked Lil Duval what his reaction would be if he …

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers part one

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… (Granta), a novel by Anuk Arudpragasam. With its unflinchingly account of the suffering of war, it reminds you of Andre Malrauxs novel set in Chinas civil war in the 1930s La condition humaine; but with its intense physicality it renders intimate what is often seen as the remote struggles for humanity of those caught up in large-scale violence. I also much admired The Promised Land: Poems from Itinerant Life (Penguin), Andr Naffis-Sahelys sharp meditations on our vast but remarkably homogeneous …

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What if women ruled the world?

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… how to rule the world. Reproductive sexual difference remains the villain of the piece Shazia Mirza, comedian Thered be less violence, wed get things done quicker and we would solve a lot of problems by chatting instead of bombing. We would think rationally. People think: Oh, women cant make decisions when its the time of the month and all that, but I think were very decisive. We dont waste any time and we would do things a lot cleaner and a lot quicker. There would be fewer people dying if …

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8 “Wishbone” Episodes For The Modern Reader

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… adventures of a young pup whose principal interests are violence, Beethoven, and kibble! View this image › Maritsa Patrinos / Buzzfeed / PBS / Warner Bros. / Via maceksimon.wordpress.com 6. Winter is coming, get my tiny sweater! View this image › Maritsa Patrinos / Buzzfeed / HBO / Courtesy Everett Collection / PBS / Via fanpop.com 7. Do you like …

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What could go wrong? Bill de Blasio’s REALLY proud of how much cigarettes are about to cost in NYC

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… Organized Crime Enhancement Act of 2017https://t.co/jjx7IANzjY — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) April 19, 2017 This is how you end up with more Eric Garners. More smuggling, more crime, more violence. https://t.co/KXRyU2poNY — Heather (@hboulware) April 19, 2017 Eric Garner literally died because of stupid nonsense like this. https://t.co/e9aQVnlAtm — Daniel Pearson (@danpearson266) April 19, 2017 Great news for New York's criminal justice system, more petty …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

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… album, Things I’ve Never Said, comes out this week. A warm and wistful collection of perfectly-crafted piano pop, it has already won the singer comparisons to Adele and Carole King. Meanwhile, her single Grow has been selected to soundtrack a new campaign by Refuge, the charity supporting female victims of domestic violence. The 23-year-old sat down to tell the BBC about that video; the perks of fame; and what it’s like to get school lessons from Paul McCartney. Media captionFrances …

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50 Truly Terrifying Creepy Stories Thatll Scare You Into Perpetual Insomnia

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… hurt!” He takes a step towards me, clearly unimpressed. So almost automatically, I pull my handgun from my inside-the-waistband holster and draw a bead on him. “BACK THE FUCK OFF, YOU DON’T HAVE TO DIE!” I start yelling louder. Pretty sure my voice cracked because A. I’m scared shitless. No amount of self defense classes and time at the range prepares you emotionally for this kind of situation. B. Even though I carry, I’m really against violence and killing …

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