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miércoles, 19 de junio de 2013

Man Confesses to Over 30 Murders Across the US

Man Confesses to Over 30 Murders Across the US:
Martinez, who described himself as a “debt collector for Mexican drug cartels,” told officials he committed those murders to enforce the power of various Mexican drug lords, Lawrence County Sheriff's Capt. Tim McWhorter said. “He basically told us, 'I ...


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Prop. 8 ruling imminent; gay marriage advocates plan Sacramento events

Prop. 8 ruling imminent; gay marriage advocates plan Sacramento events: Opponents of California's Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, plan a slate of activities in Sacramento to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on the ban's constitutionality. Organizers plan to host a news ...


Porterville Considers Rescinding Gay Pride Proclamation; Foes Want 'Straight ...

Porterville Considers Rescinding Gay Pride Proclamation; Foes Want 'Straight ...:
Opponents of gay rights in Porterville, California are asking the city council to rescind a proclamation declaring June Gay Pride month. The proclamation was passed two weeks ago by Mayor Virginia Gurrola. According to ABC affiliate KFSN, more than 100 ...


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Lisa Murkowski Backs Gay Marriage

Lisa Murkowski Backs Gay Marriage:
Lisa Murkowski Backs Gay Marriage. Everybody seems to be evolving these days! Ahead of the much-anticipated Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and California's Prop 8, Alaskan Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski has come out in support of gay marriage, ...


Daily Beast

Killer Of NYC Gay Man Pleads Not Guilty

Killer Of NYC Gay Man Pleads Not Guilty: 6a00d8341c730253ef0192aa1e8347970d-800wi "The disturbed suspect shook his head as the charges of second degree murder as a hate crime, menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon were read out in Manhattan criminal court.".

Speaker Christine Quinn gets clergy backlash after mailings supporting gays

Speaker Christine Quinn gets clergy backlash after mailings supporting gays:
A group of New York City clergy members is quietly fuming at what they see as City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's presumptuous campaign to drag them into the mayoral race. The mayoral front-runner's office sent out emails to religious leaders ...


New York Daily News

A Nun and a Movie Star Walk Into a Bar...

A Nun and a Movie Star Walk Into a Bar...: DEAD MAN WALKING: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in America by Sister Helen Prejean is twenty years old. A book that is at heart a great story, not a polemic or a piece of propaganda, but a story that lets people see what the death penalty ...

Honor proposed for Puerto Rico-based Army unit - The Denver Post

Honor proposed for Puerto Rico-based Army unit - The Denver Post: HARTFORD, Conn.—U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has introduced a bill to recognize an Army infantry regiment that was made up almost entirely of soldiers  ...

Don't worry, gay Scouts, Southern Baptists still 'love' you

Don't worry, gay Scouts, Southern Baptists still 'love' you: A recent decision to drop its ban on gay members has, overnight apparently, turned the Boy Scouts of America into a mission field. By Thomas Whitley. At last week's annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, messengers from SBC churches around ...

David Bradberry Went From The Marines To Gay Porn To Bravo Reality Show ...

David Bradberry Went From The Marines To Gay Porn To Bravo Reality Show ...

We're not throwing shade—according to his bio, the openly gay Bradberry provided security for former Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush Jr and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. and has done work for Trevor Project and Toys for Tots. He told ...

Ride promotes mental health

Ride promotes mental health: “That can include anxiety, depression, attention deficit disorder and self-harming activities such as cutting and anorexia and bulimia,” said Tottenham “Then, when you throw in things like cyber-bullying and all the challenges of the Internet, it can ...

Native American artifacts on offer to schools

Native American artifacts on offer to schools:
PIECES OF HISTORY: Tom White, of Rowan Gardens in Brockworth, with his Native American artefacts. He is now offering teachers the chance to use them in lessons at schools across the area. The Brockworth pensioner said: "I'm willing to take them into ...


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Protests show Brazilian dream fading as Rousseff's popularity ebbs

Protests show Brazilian dream fading as Rousseff's popularity ebbs

Continuing a wave of protests sparked by an increase in bus fares, demonstrators surrounded Congress in Brasilia Monday and set a car on fire in Rio de Janeiro as tens of thousands marched in major cities. The emerging middle class was the engine of ...

Soltera in Santiago: No Means No

Soltera in Santiago: No Means No: Many of the more naive gringas that have come down to Chile seem to always get wrapped in the excitement of being away from home. These are the girls that can't wait to go out to the bars, meet boys and slam down shot after shot. Their vision gets ...

Sister Helen Prejean on her influential activism against the death ...

Sister Helen Prejean on her influential activism against the death ...:
joining us now for the interview tonight is sister helen of the congregation of st. joseph. she's a ...

Puerto Rican Prisoner distrusts Obama''s Possible Pardon

Puerto Rican Prisoner distrusts Obama''s Possible Pardon: He has been well stingy on the issue of granting pardon, he said in an interview today in the newspaper El Nuevo Dia, referring to the possibility that, as demanded by the people of Puerto Rico, the President grants him a pardon after 32 years in prison .

Honor proposed for Puerto Rico-based Army unit

Honor proposed for Puerto Rico-based Army unit: Richard Blumenthal has introduced a bill to recognize an Army infantry regiment that was made up almost entirely of soldiers from Puerto Rico who fought in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. The Puerto Rico-based 65th Infantry Regiment was a ...

Doctors reap in billions as Cuba's top export

Doctors reap in billions as Cuba's top export

HAVANA — Cuba is out to boost its top export, an ever-more critical pillar of its economy. And it's not sugar: hired-out Cuban doctors earn the Communist government over six billion dollars a year. Medical services exports "are now the leading source ...

African American Perspectives

African American Perspectives:
One important outcome of these exhibitions is to inform our community of the contributions of contemporary African American artists both in the global art world and in Wisconsin. Judging from the excitement shared by artists and guests at the opening ...


Express Milwaukee

Quebec wants Haiti earthquake victims to stay in Canada

Quebec wants Haiti earthquake victims to stay in Canada:
Amid the chaos of Haiti's devastating earthquake, Malie-Merline Fanfan found refuge aboard a Canadian military plane bound for Montreal, settling in the city's St. Michel district with her two daughters. “Imagine these children who are well-integrated ...


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Dominican, Haiti Governments Square Off on Poultry Ban

Dominican, Haiti Governments Square Off on Poultry Ban: Dominican, Haiti, The Dominican government Monday night called Haiti's proposal to continue banning Dominican poultry products and allow only meats, “totally unacceptable.” After a four-hour meeting, officials from both countries failed to solve the ...

Haiti ban fallout reaches more sectors

Haiti ban fallout reaches more sectors: In protest the organizations requested the immediate and indefinite postponement of Dominican-Haitian meeting with Haiti's Minister of Tourism, proposed during the recent Caribbean Tourism Exchange. The joint statement from the tour operators grouped ...

Brazil's Protests Reflect the Malaise of an Opportunity Lost

Brazil's Protests Reflect the Malaise of an Opportunity Lost: The protests sweeping across Brazil's biggest cities have morphed from frustration over fare hikes for poor public transportation to a more generalized dissatisfaction with the poor state of public services, from inadequate education and health care to ...

Meningitis: Get Vaccinated Before Gay Pride Week in New York

Meningitis: Get Vaccinated Before Gay Pride Week in New York: Physicians should offer meningitis vaccine to men planning to participate in Gay Pride activities in New York, experts say.

Latin America To Reach Rich Countries' Prosperity in 2052

Latin America To Reach Rich Countries' Prosperity in 2052: “Latin America is two generations away from reaching the welfare system of the most developed nations,” explained Louise Cord, Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean World Bank. She added that if ...