Saturday, March 25, 2017

California firefighters revive dog after 20 minutes of mouth-to-snout resuscitation

California firefighters revive dog pulled from burning apartment after 20 minutes of mouth-to-snout resuscitation. https://t.co/0s6VtcYbRc pic.twitter.com/mYYLpBAHUq — ABC News (@ABC) March 24, 2017 California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes. The dog's owner, 35-year-old Crystal Lamirande, had

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Triumph for Tolerance

http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2017/03/15/exit-poll-dutch-far-right-leader-geert-wilders-loses.html?via=desktop&source=copyurl The main exit poll in Wednesday’s Dutch general election show far-right, anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders losing rather badly to Prime Minister Mark Rutte. According to the Associated Press, the polling suggests Rutte’s center-right party has 31 of the 150 lower-house seats, with Wilders’ populist Party for Freedom gaining very few

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Wellington Boys Try Trump Defense: Only Locker Room Talk

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/326207/wgtn-school-boys-suspended-for-'filming-women-teachers' Gerard Tully, the rector of St Patrick's College at Silverstream, confirmed that a "small number" of year nine students had been suspended after a "most distressing incident of sexual harassment." Mr Tully would not give further details of what happened, but said his absolute priority was for the safety, support and

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100,000 children and vulnerable adults put into care over 40 years

http://m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11810075 Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy believes Kiwi kids who are Maori were more likely to be taken from their families and placed in state homes. The Human Rights Commissioner and other prominent New Zealanders have called on Prime Minister Bill English to agree to an inquiry into the abuse of

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He said there was a “catastrophic failure” in church leadership

The Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher, has told a royal commission the response by Catholic Church leaders to allegations of child sexual abuse amounted to "criminal negligence". Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher appeared in front of the royal commission for the first time. Five of Australia's most senior Catholic figures fronted

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