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June 12th 2014 at 2:29 pm
Actress, civil rights activist Ruby Dee dead at 91 (via AFP) Oscar-nominated actress Ruby Dee, who was also known for her activism during the US civil rights movement, has died at the age of 91, her agent said Thursday. The stage, television and film star -- a pioneer among America's black actresses -- died Wednesday…  
June 12th 2014 at 12:27 pm
PA mother of seven dies while serving two-day jail term for kids’ truancy violations (via Raw Story ) State officials want to know how and why a Pennsylvania woman died while serving a two-day jail term related to her children’s truancy. Eileen Dinino, a 55-year-old mother of seven, died Saturday at the Berks County Jail in Bern Township, about halfway…  
June 12th 2014 at 12:08 pm
Conservative activist: Weed and ‘progressive’ politics to blame for Vegas shootings (via Raw Story ) A conservative media watchdog blamed marijuana for the deadly shootings of two police officers and another man in Las Vegas – not the extreme right-wing politics the shooters supported. Cliff Kincaid, director of the Accuracy in Media Center for Investigative…  
June 12th 2014 at 11:52 am
Colbert savages justice system for imprisoning the poor because they can’t pay court fees (via Raw Story ) On last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert used “The Word” segment to attack the de facto debtor’s prisons that have sprung up across the United States. He began by noting that “America puts more of its citizens in prison than any other…  
June 12th 2014 at 11:41 am
Salting roads cuts lives short for butterflies: study (via AFP) Covering icy roads with salt can save the lives of human drivers, but US researchers said Monday the practice may be cutting butterfly lives short. Sodium chloride, the cheapest salt, is the most common used to melt ice and snow on slippery winter roads…  
June 11th 2014 at 10:51 am
Half a million flee Iraq's Mosul as jihadists tighten grip (via AFP) Half a million people were estimated Wednesday to have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul, as Islamist militants tightened their grip after overrunning it and a swathe of other territory. In a spectacular blow to the Shiite-led government, the jihadists…  

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