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Tasmania Considering Ban on Cigarette Sales to Those Born After 2000

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

The Australian state of Tasmania is considering a ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after the year 2000 in an attempt to create a smoking-free generation.

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Right-to-die man Tony Nicklinson dead after refusing food

http://www.bbc.co.uk

Tony Nicklinson, a man with locked-in syndrome who fought for the right for doctors to legally end his life, has died.

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13-yr old boy whose hot dog cart was shut down is now homeless

http://www.examiner.com

A few weeks ago, the nation learned about a 13-year-old boy, Nathan Duszynski, who was attempting to help his parents through a rough financial time. Nathan saved up his money and bought a hot dog cart. The city of Holland closed Nathan's hot dog cart ten minutes after it opened. Friday, reports confirmed Nathan and his family are now homeless.

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Harlem teen says she was cuffed, held in MetroCard flap

http://www.nydailynews.com

It’s not unusual for police to take into custody someone who is suspected of wrongdoing and has no identification, but Alexis’ mother could not believe that three cops would spent 90 minutes on such a trivial matter.

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NYPD 'consistently violated basic rights' during Occupy protests

http://www.guardian.co.uk

The first systematic look at the New York police department's response to Occupy Wall Street protests paints a damning picture of an out-of-control and aggressive organization that routinely acted beyond its powers.

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Buckyballs Magnets Have Been Banned by the Feds

http://gizmodo.com

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has just banned the sale of Buckyballs, those magic magnets that can be shaped any which way, because the balls are a serious health hazard for children.

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Bloomberg - Cops Should Go On Strike Until Americans Give Up Guns

http://reason.com

Mayor Bloomberg Says Cops Should Go On Strike Until Americans Give Up Their Guns

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Near Riot Breaks Out After Officer-Involved Shooting In Anaheim

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com

Disturbing : CALIFORNIA COPS OPEN FIRE ON MEN - WOMEN - CHILDREN - BABIES

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State Troopers Deploy 'Talking Urinal Cakes'

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Michigan State Police have deployed four hundred 'talking urinal communicators' to 200 eateries prior to July Fourth, said Anne Readette, spokeswoman for the Office of Highway Safety Planning, a division of the Michigan State Police.

As the man steps up to use the urinal, the bureacratic device pipes out a nagging message of obtaining a designated driver and washing your hands.

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DNC Chair: Non-Compliance With Obamacare Will Not Be Tolerated

http://www.prisonplanet.com

...Wasserman Schultz said. “This is a penalty that will be assessed on the tax return if you choose to roll the dice and make us all pay for your being irresponsible and increase all of our health care costs.”

“We’re not going to tolerate that any more in America. You have to be responsible and you have to pay a penalty if you choose not to be,” she added...

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