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Mahadayi protest: BKS threatens to observe Aug. 15 as ‘Black Day’

The Bharatiya Krishik Samaj (BKS) has threatened to observe Independence Day as a “Black Day” if the government did not concede the farmers’ demand for unconditional release of all the 180 farmers an Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/mahadayi-protest-bks-threatens-to-observe-aug-15-as-black-day/article8938306.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Richard Lewis retweets own failed Romney joke to Chuck Todd, others

http://twitter.com/#!/TheRichardLewis/status/247736253867515905 Look at me, says Richard Lewis. Bless his irrelevant heart! As Twitchy reported yesterday, comedian and actor Richard Lewis’ Romney joke fell flat. Because, you know, it stunk. But that didn’t stop the poor dear from pulling the Twitter version of “nudge, nudge … did you hear me? Didja? Did you hear my joke?” […]

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‘Bottomless ego’: WaPo’s Sally Quinn makes Lauren Bacall’s death ‘about her’

http://twitter.com/#!/Heminator/status/499568762446938112 Yep, here we are: http://twitter.com/#!/sallyquinndc/status/499380333364928513 So, not only is Quinn on a first-name basis with Bacall, but the actress nearly poached Quinn’s husband Ben Bradlee? Well, at least Bacall was an “acceptable person.” Good. Lord. http://twitter.com/#!/MarkSkog/status/499543083118510080 http://twitter.com/#!/abenomixx/status/499554868575875072 http://twitter.com/#!/UrbanAchievr/status/499554292404330496 http://twitter.com/#!/Cameron_Gray/status/499569323925839872 http://twitter.com/#!/ryanlcooper/status/499573720953131008 http://twitter.com/#!/SimonMaloy/status/499573978168832002 It sure is something. http://twitter.com/#!/dap1510/status/499570096059072514 Or, even better: http://twitter.com/#!/elongreen/status/499528682801999872 *** Related: Report: Actress Lauren […]

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Libya Is Now In Utter Chaos And This Is Why

Three and a half years after Qaddafi’s fall, Libya is both in the midst of a civil war and facing a new campaign against ISIS camps on its territory. Here’s how it got here. Libya is back in the news again as Egypt began bombing the country after ISIS beheaded a group of Egyptian Coptic […]

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Miss Trans Pageant Offers Unique Rehabilitation For Inmates

“When a transsexual enters a prison aimed at men, they invariably turn into sexual property of the prisoners.” 1. Every November at the Minas Gerais State Prison Complex in Brazil, the previous year’s Miss Trans Pageant winner awards the crown to the next. This past year, photographer Marcela Xavier was there to capture the sights […]

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