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Dozens of Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' by Islamic State 
ABC Online - 75 Minutes ago
Several dozen Yazidi women kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq have been taken to Syria, forced to convert and sold into marriage to militants, an activist group says. The British-based
Dozens of Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' by jihadists: NGO PR Web via Yahoo!
NGO: Dozens of Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' by jihadists NOW News
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[Comment] China Medical Board: a century of Rockefeller health philanthropy 
Lancet - 15 Hours ago
“If science and education are the brain and nervous system of civilization, health is the heart. It is the organ that pushes the vital fluid to every part of the social organism.” “If science and education     Add Comment

Israel arrests almost 600 Palestinians in August: NGO 
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 4 Hours ago
By AFP | AFP  –  Israel i forces detained 597 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem in August, raising the number of Palestinians in Israeli prisons to more than 7,000, the Palestinian     Add Comment

12:56 'What an absolute disgrace': Furious parents demand answers from... 
NewsRT.co.uk - 4 Hours ago
Parents of university students whose summer adventures were ruined when a travel firm went bust claim it continued to advertise tours and request payments while it was in financial straits. Furious students,
'What an absolute disgrace': Furious parents demand answers from 'charity challenge'  Capital Bay
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Brave Rugby girl donates hair to wig charity 
NewsRT.co.uk - 4 Hours ago
A little girl has said goodbye to her beautiful long blonde locks to help other children. Miah Barnard, seven, was surrounded by friends and family at her Brownsover home when she had her hair cut last     Add Comment

Opera festival supports canine charity 
NewsRT.co.uk - 2 Hours ago
An opera festival is supporting a canine charity. Winslow Hall Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Scottish tragedy, Lucia di Lammermoor, has performances from Friday until Saturday, September 13, at Winslow     Add Comment

597 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces in August - NGO 
Russia Today - 4 Hours ago
11:56 Two employees of Russian embassy in Ukraine freed, return to Russia Two employees of the Russian embassy who ensured the safety of the foreign establishment have been freed and returned to     Add Comment

UNICEF Staff on UN Data Experts Group 
TMC Net - 4 Hours ago
[August 30, 2014] (Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NEW YORK, Aug. 29 -- United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund issued the following news release: United Nations Secretary-General     Add Comment

Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' 
Sky News Australia - 3 Hours ago
Several dozen Yazidi women kidnapped by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq have been taken to Syria, forced to convert and sold into marriage to militants, a monitoring group says. The Syrian Observatory
"Dozens of Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' Press Trust of India
Yazidi women 'sold into marriage': NGO MSN New Zealand
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Fun day to raise charity cash in memory of Tamworth man 
NewsRT.co.uk - 9 Hours ago
FRIENDS and family of a "much-loved and respected" Tamworth man will gather to remember him. Neil Cleaver lost his battle with cancer last September. And in memory of the courageous husband and father,     Add Comment

Woman who lost part of her leg in New York taxi crash hoping to set up charity to  
NewsRT.co.uk - 9 Hours ago
A woman who lost part of her leg after a taxi crash in New York is planning to set up a charity to help fellow amputees. Sian Green, 25, of Blaby, had to have the lower half of her left leg amputated     Add Comment

Live In The City funds charity 
Jamaica Gleaner - 9 Hours ago
Marriott-Blake, a classmate of Brown at the Norman Manley Law School on the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), said he saw the need for a new live music event. "We realised that we     Add Comment

More than 3,000 runners expected to join Pink Charity Run 2014 
TheStar.com.my - 13 Hours ago
REGISTRATION for the annual Pink Charity Run organised by Pantai Hospital Klang is still open but filling up fast. Scheduled to take place on Sept 28 at the Setia Alam Welcome Centre in Shah Alam, the     Add Comment

Tom Pernice Jr., Bart Bryant tied atop Shaw Charity Classic leaderboard 
Globe and Mail - 13 Hours ago
After shooting matching rounds of 8-under 63 on Friday, both Tom Pernice Jr., and Bart Bryant stressed they haven’t accomplished anything yet. Pernice and Bryant both tied the course record to sit atop     Add Comment

Broke Texas Guard Troops on Border Relying on Charity Food Handouts 
NewsMax.com - 15 Hours ago
Some of the Texas National Guard troops dispatched to the Texas-Mexico border have been relying on charities and food banks for their meals due to the way the state is paying the troops, a state representative
Broke Texas Guard Troops on Border Relying on Charity Food Banks NewsMax.com
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Justice Ministry Adds 2 More Russian NGOs to Foreign Agents List 
Moscow Times - 16 Hours ago
The St. Petersburg branch of the Soldiers' Mothers group. The Justice Ministry has added two beleaguered NGOs to its list of "foreign agents," according to the ministry's online registry. Two St.     Add Comment

Paying it forward: Kerr County United Way reaches 23 nonprofits 
Kerrville Daily Times - 16 Hours ago
Veteran Kerr County United Way board member Bob Waller said the Hawaiian Luau Party, a fundraiser set for Sept. 13 at Roddy Tree Ranch in Hunt, serves three important goals: • To increase awareness of     Add Comment

Pernice Jr., Bryant atop Shaw Charity Classic 
Metro Canada - 16 Hours ago
CALGARY – Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant both tied the course record at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club to sit atop the leaderboard after the opening round of the Shaw Charity Classic. Pernice     Add Comment

NGOs getting international help in... 
The Echo Of India - 16 Hours ago
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today said that the ongoing protest against the Lower Subansiri Hydel Power Project, which remained stalled, was being carried out by "some NGOs who took money from international     Add Comment

Sam Sungs irony takes charitable turn 
Azerbaijan News.Net - 4 Hours ago
Sam Sung's irony takes charitable turn CNBC Friday 29th August, 2014 Ex-Apple employee Sam Sung has put his ironic name to good use, and raised more than $2,500 for charity. Sung, a former specialist
Sam Sung's irony takes charitable turn Wall Street Business Network
Ex-Apple worker Sam Sung's irony nets $2,653 CNBC
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Obama weighing delay in action on immigration NYT 
CNBC - 2 Hours ago
Immigration Clash Could Lead to Shutdown Obama Asks for $3.7 Billion to Aid Border Obama Says He'll Order Action to Aid Immigrants Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez, Democrat of Illinois, who has
Obama weighing delay on immigration CNBC
Obama weighing delay in action on immigration CNBC
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Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray in the U.S. 
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
A home-made aluminum boat carrying 16 Cuban migrants pulls up to a dock seeking what the migrants said was refuge from rough seas, in Grand Cayman island August 28, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Peter Polack
Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray in the U.S. | Reuters DailyMe.Com
Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray MSN News
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A failed journey: Central American migrants turned back before US border 
Christian Science Monitor - 4 Hours ago
More than 60,000 child migrants have arrived on the US-Mexican border since October. But tens of thousands more never make it that far. They are often returned home to existing violence and poverty -     Add Comment

Obama May Delay Immigration Action Until After Midterms 
NewsMax.com - 55 Minutes ago
President Barack Obama may delay executive action on immigration until after the November midterm elections as Democrats fight to maintain control of the Senate. The Wall Street Journal and The New     Add Comment

Obama in no rush to act on immigration 
MSNBC - 60 Minutes ago
08/30/2014 Pres. Barack Obama hints at immigration delay University of Connecticut professor Jelani Cobb, Buzzfeed’s Kate Nocera, Slate’s Mike Pesca, and Bloomberg View’s Margaret Carlson join Jonathan     Add Comment

Would immigration action help or hurt Obama's party this fall? 
Los Angeles Times - 15 Hours ago
One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election.     Add Comment

African-American men at risk, activism through social media, linguistic discourse  
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 3 Hours ago
African-American men are still at risk “Like the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a black Florida teenager, by a neighbourhood watch volunteer in 2012, [Michael] Brown’s killing [on Aug. 9] has highlighted     Add Comment

US Jacks Up Exit Fee For Those Renouncing Citizenship 
Canada Free Press - 3 Hours ago
Most Shared CFP stories Pursuant to Title 17 U.S.C. 107, other copyrighted work is provided for educational purposes, research, critical comment, or debate without profit or payment. If you wish to     Add Comment

Obama weighs immigration order’s delay 
Boston Globe - 10 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering a delay of his most controversial proposals to revamp immigration laws through executive action until after the midterm elections in November, mindful of the     Add Comment

Americans Oppose Go-It-Alone Obama Over Immigration 
Yahoo! Finance - 15 Hours ago
President Obama's push to unilaterally enact changes to the nation's immigration policies is running into fierce opposition from the public, including a majority of his own party. According to the latest     Add Comment

Obama delays immigration plans, but says will act in absence of Congress 
Trucker - 16 Hours ago
“Some of these things do affect timelines and we're just going to be working through as systematically as possible in order to get this done,” Obama said. “But have no doubt: In the absence of congressional     Add Comment

63% Oppose Obama Executive Order On Immigration 
Investor's Business Daily - 16 Hours ago
President Obama's push to unilaterally enact changes to the nation's immigration policies is running into fierce opposition from the public, including a majority of his own party. According to the     Add Comment

Obama Disapproval on Immigration Hits All-Time High 
Breitbart.com - 16 Hours ago
:01 AM PDT post a comment President Barack Obama's disapproval rating on immigration has hit an all-time high in surveys conducted by Pew Research. According to a Pew survey conducted August
Obama Disapproval on Immigration Hits All-Time High in Pew Poll Breitbart.com
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Are Low-Skilled Immigrants Good for the Economy? 
REASON Online - 99 Minutes ago
According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted in mid-July, 70 percent of Americans (including 86 percent of Republicans) believe that undocumented immigrants threaten traditional U.S. beliefs and customs,     Add Comment

Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question 
GMA News Online - 85 Minutes ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he still planned to take steps on his own to improve the U.S. immigration system but that his timeline for taking action has been affected by     Add Comment

Seven influential voices shaping the immigration debate 
The Hill - 2 Hours ago
Even the most ardent immigrant rights advocates are saying it: Reform legislation is dead this year — and for the foreseeable future.  With that in mind, all eyes have shifted to the White House, where     Add Comment

Obama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty 
Stars and Stripes - 2 Hours ago
The U.S. military will provide housing space for up to an additional 5,000 unaccompanied Central American children who have illegally come across the border, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said     Add Comment

In First for Court, Woman Is Ruled Eligible for Asylum in U.S. on Basis of Domestic  
New York Times - 3 Hours ago
The ruling could slow the pace of deportations because it creates new legal grounds for women from Central America caught entering the country illegally in their fight to stay.    Add Comment

US delivers weapons to Lebanon U.S. Ambassador in Beirut David Hale said the U.S.  
NewsTimeAfrica - 3 Hours ago
BEIRUT ( AA ) – The Lebanese army on Friday received a consignment of weapons from the U.S. for the ostensible purpose of securing the country’s borders and confronting extremist groups, U.S. Ambassador     Add Comment

Obama’s Delay on Immigration Creates Uncertainty 
Epoch Times - 4 Hours ago
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.     Add Comment
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