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Banksy uses new artwork to criticise use of teargas in Calais refugee camp

A new artwork by Banksy criticising the use of teargas in the “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais has appeared on the French embassy in London.<p>The artwork, which depicts a young girl from the film and musical Les Misérables with tears in her eyes as CS gas billows towards her, appeared overnight on …

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The year it became impossible for white America to turn a blind eye to racism

Black Lives Matter. Sandra Bland. Freddie Gray. Baltimore. Chicago.<p>Tamir Rice: a twelve-year-old boy playing in the park, who was shot dead by police within seconds of their arrival. The prosecutor attributed Rice’s murder to “a perfect storm of human error,” rather than an American police state …

They’d be killed if they were black: The racial double standard at the heart of the new Bundy family standoff

Armed white men seize a federal building. The government stands down carefully. But a 12-year-old with a toy gun?<p>At least 150 armed white men have seized control of a federal building outside of Burns, Oregon. They are led by a cadre which includes Ammon and Ryan Bundy. They are the sons of Cliven …

Refugees share stories of a violent welcome to Europe | Refugees

<b>Sofia, Bulgaria -</b> In mid-October, Bulgarian media reported that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov had left a high-level European Union meeting in Brussels after he was informed of a shooting incident at the border.<p>Initial reports claimed that there had been a shoot-out after "armed migrants" attacked …

The Perfect Response To People Who Say Fat Women Can't Be Raped

"Fat girls are all green lights. Can’t say no: Not to chocolate cake not to getting raped."<p>“It has been brought to my attention... that I am too fat to be raped.”<p>That's how California-native Beck Cooper begins her powerful slam poem "Rape Prevention Potluck." Cooper performed the spoken word piece …

Turkish ambassador backs Palestinians, attacks Israel

Mustafa Sarnic, the Turkish ambassador to the Palestinian Authority (PA), on Thursday justified the wave of terrorist attacks against Israelis, …

Chicago police chief dismissed over fatal shooting

“Now is the time for fresh eyes and new leadership,” Emanuel said in a press conference Tuesday.<p>Earlier in the day, he announced the creation of a task force for police accountability. The panel will review the Chicago Police Department’s current systems for accountability, oversight and training, …

Passenger asks taxi driver if he's Pakistani before shooting him

A man shot a Muslim taxi driver in Pittsburgh after asking if he was Pakistani, in what local authorities are saying might be a hate crime.<p>The …

Meet the 12 most exciting under-19s in world football

1. Martin Odegaard (Real Madrid)<p>There aren’t many talented prospects who have become household names across the football world by the tender age of …

Homeless Veteran Asks Man for Spare Change to Buy Food — What He Gets Instead Leaves Vet Breaking Down in Tears

Max Zahir was in his vehicle at a gas station earlier this week when a homeless man approached him and asked if he had any change he could spare.<p>“What do you need the change for?” Zahir said he inquired.<p>Turns out the homeless man is a veteran who told Zahir he hadn’t eaten since the previous …

‘No right to kill’: Muslim’s furious response to Paris killings (VIDEO)

A video has been posted online in which a man, who says he is a Muslim living in Europe, erupts in a four-letter rant about the Paris massacre. In …

A Member Of One Direction Has No Problem Hooking Up With Fans, Apparently

You know the story: the tawdry tales from the rock and roll lifestyle. Life on the road brings lots of sex, drugs, rock and roll, fame and excess, all while singing bubblegum pop songs with perfectly coiffed hair.<p>Today’s chapter comes from those comely lads across the pond in One Direction. The …

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Patriotic Muslim Woman In Stars And Stripes Hijab Shuts Down Islamophobia On Fox News

A debate about closing down mosques in the United States took a colourful turn on Tuesday, thanks to the participation of a patriotic Muslim woman …

Which new fall TV shows are basically dead already? A complete guide.

The fall TV season started awhile ago, but we can’t blame you if you haven’t started watching any of the new fall broadcast shows. Why risk it? The networks have little patience for low ratings, so it’s smart not to get too attached to a series that will soon be canceled.<p>Now, about six weeks in, we …

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Dancing pumpkin losing it to My Chemical Romance, Bring Me The Horizon, Pierce The Veil is all of us - News - Alternative Press

By now, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the infamous dancing pumpkin.<p>Thanks to technology, you can find video of the enigmatic figure …

23 Times Tumblr Kept It Real About Mental Health

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The SpongeBob Musical To Premiere In Chicago

Before the Nickelodeon-produced <i>The SpongeBob Musical</i> heads to Broadway, it will work out its kinks in Chicago.<p><i>The SpongeBob Musical</i> will make its …

27 Bands That 2000s Screamo Kids Loved

Because you whisper-screamed along to most of these bands. Admit it.