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China Blocks Social Media in Wake of Hong Kong Protests (September 29, 2014)

Emerging reports suggest that Chinese censors have blocked Instagram in the face of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....... ... [Published SANS NewsBites - 21 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 10 reports

Amazon Prime brands Tom and Jerry 'racist' accusing cartoons of 'ethnic prejudice'

The classic animated series has been accused of showing racial stereotypes by the online streaming providerClassic children's cartoon Tom and Jerry has been branded 'racist' by Amazon.Amazon Prime Instant Video , formerly LoveFilm, has added a disclaimer ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 32 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 7 reports

Herald cartoonist apologizes for ‘naive’ Obama watermelon reference

Boston Herald cartoonist Jerry Holbert apologized Wednesday morning for what he described as a “naive” reference that many took as a racist jab at President Obama.The cartoon, which ran in Wednesday’s papers, was a take on the recent revelations that ... [Published Boston Globe - 32 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Banks pull out of dozens of benchmarks

Withdrawals in wake of Libor and forex problems could leave investors blind ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - 1 hour ago]
Entities: LIBOR, Forex
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 10 reports

Urgent need to deal with rapid rise in numbers of older people, says report

Japan is one of the top 10 places to grow old. Photograph: Mr Hicks46/Flickr via Age InternationalOlder people are expected to make up one-fifth of the world’s population by 2050. So governments must prepare to expand social pensions and ensure that ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 11 reports

Minimum wage earners will have to work for 342 YEARS to match a top boss's annual salary

As minimum wage rises to £6.50 per hour, the reality of the shocking pay gap was revealed with union leaders warning that workers will still face povertyA worker on the national minimum wage would need to work for a staggering 342 years to earn just a ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 77 reports

Hong Kong protest leader pledges to step up mass action

A student leader vowed Wednesday to step up Hong Kong's huge pro-democracy protests,- including a possible occupation of government offices, unless the city's leader steps down within a day, as support for the movement grew around the world.The announcement ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 23 reports

Ebola Leaves Thousands of Children Orphaned And Isolated, Says Unicef

Five Singapore Airlines crew members were injured, two seriously, in a two-vehicle crash in New Zealand on Wednesday. …People behind Singapore citizen journalism website The Online Citizen (TOC) “do not see any major concerns” with the government’s notification ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 156 reports

Hong Kong protests spread to further locations

Visitors to Hong Kong are being warned that pro-democracy demonstrations have spread beyond the main protest site in the Central business district to Causeway Bay and Mong Kok in Kowloon.The Foreign Office urged travellers to avoid the demonstrations, ... [Published Travel Mole - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 19 reports

Turkey: Syria's Children: Uprooted and Out of School

Source: Refugees InternationalCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey When Faud al-Shiekh Sanaa, a gaunt master teacher from Aleppo, made his way to Turkey with throngs of other refugees from Syria in July 2012, he immediately set about registering children ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Turkey, Syrians, Refugees, Syria
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 20 reports

Over 200 Migrants Could Have Been Saved If

Some 200 migrants presumed to have died in a major shipwreck last year could have been saved if Italian and Maltese authorities had not dithered over rescue operations, Amnesty International claimed in a report issued on Tuesday.A boat capsized in Maltese ... [Published Spy Ghana - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 108 reports

Beijing terms Hong Kong protests 'illegal'

Please enable the javascript of your browser to see the video.Standoff between Chinese authorities and pro democracy protesters continued for the 6th day, even as China refused to relent to the demand for voting reforms. Meanwhile, the protesters have ... [Published TimesNow.tv - 11 hours ago]

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Cameron pledged that "this country will have a new British Bill of Rights to be passed in our Parliament, rooted in our values" with a Conservative government after the next election
..."We are witnessing a quantum leap in forced displacement in the world," said António Guterres, who heads the UN's refugee agency. "There is no humanitarian response able to solve the problems of so many people." Of course it is true that many refugees successfully start over, and the rabbis of antiquity who composed this prayer would have been the last to deny...
...In Kiev deny It. The Commissioner of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko had said that in this place " no member of the National guard never was ", but there were other units of the security forces."
"Because if you're born poor, you are more likely to stay poor in this country than in other wealthy nations. There are ladders that can be used to climb up and get on but they aren't being extended to everyone."

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In Geneva, UN chief stresses central role of hu... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - 24 mins ago]
Amid mounting crises, a warming planet and the spread of contagious diseases, the world is being consumed by “many troubles,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he pressed the international community to engage in “unprecedented ...
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The long awaited and highly anticipated Senate Intelligence Committee Torture Report was released today. However, much of it is unavailable to the public. The report contains information which has been deemed classified, and we want to know what this ...
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The Subjective Well-Being Political Paradox: Happy Welfare States and Unhappy Liberals (PDF) Source: Journal of Applied Psychology Political scientists traditionally have analyzed the effect of politics on subjective well-being (SWB) at the collective ...
Central African Republic: Life in fear [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 35 mins ago]
Source: Norwegian Refugee CouncilCountry: Central African Republic As international attention focuses on humanitarian crisis in Iraq, Gaza and countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak, CAR is going off the radar. But violence continues ...
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Pro-Democracy Rallies Continue in Hong Kong [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - 5 hours ago]
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Innovation Starvation, the Next Generation [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
HK protesters fear new police push [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 30 2014]
Ending poverty with music [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Sep 29 2014]
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