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Climate Change
RESEARCH on 27 Pacific islands to be published in a leading scientific journal has found that during the past 60 years, all but four have either kept their size or have grown, some by 20-30 per cent. ‎

Child Brides Run in Afghanistan 

Obama Vows To Get Votes For Climate Bill
“Seeking to harness the deepening anger over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to the advantage of his legislative agenda, Mr. Obama promised to find the lagging votes in the Senate to get the climate change and energy bill passed this year.”

L.A Schools Will Teach Arizona’s Immigration Law Un-American
    The Los Angeles Unified School District school board wants all public school students in the city to be taught that Arizona’s new immigration law is un-American.  

Joe Liberman , Susan Collins Up to No Good Again, Want DHS To Control Cyber Space
We’re learning more about the cybersecurity package forming in the Senate. Wired.com reports Sen. Joe Lieberman, (I-Conn.) wants to give the federal government the power to take over civilian networks’ security, if there’s an “imminent cyber threat.” It’s part of a draft bill, co-sponsored by Senators Lieberman and Susan Collins, that provides DHS with the authority to ensure that critical infrastructure stays up and running in the face of a looming hack attack. FEDERAL NEWS RADIO 

Mentally ill Senior Tasered for Not Moving,Dies 

Architect, 48, dies after police struggle leads to Taser use
County officers have deployed devices more than 370 times; man is second to die

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~ by riffenberg on June 3, 2010.

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