Monthly Archives: December 2012

A single mother says that a policy change supposedly designed to encourage single parents to find work will force her to quit her job or reduce her hours. From January 1, mother of four Katrina Rae will no longer qualify … Continue reading

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a European Catholic priest has claimed that women triggered their own murders by wearing “filthy clothes” and serving “cold suppers”. Father Piero Corsi put up a leaflet on his church’s notice board in the Italian town of San Terenzio, asserting … Continue reading

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A 25kg woman suffering from an extreme form of anorexia says that she receives fan mail from women and girls asking how to lose weight. 39 year old Valeria Levitin, who has suffered from anorexia for 20 years, is believed … Continue reading

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Quote of the Moment: Are we prepared to say that such violence visited on our children year after year after year is somehow the price of our freedom? President Obama, on the mass killing at Sandy Hook. At least 64 … Continue reading

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CIA agents tortured a German citizen, sodomising, shackling, and beating him, as Macedonian state police looked on, the European court of human rights has found. In a unanimous ruling, it also found Macedonia guilty of torturing, abusing, and secretly imprisoning … Continue reading

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About ten defence force members suspected of committing or covering up rapes of female cadets at the Australian Defence Force Academy in the 1990s are still serving in the military, the Chief of the Defence Force, David Hurley, has revealed. … Continue reading

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The British government has agreed to pay more than two million pounds to the family of a Libyan dissident who was kidnapped with the help of British spy agency MI6 and secretly flown to Libya, where he was tortured by … Continue reading

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An American judge is being publicly rebuked for saying a rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” during her assault and that if someone doesn’t want sexual intercourse the body “will not permit that to happen”. The California Commission on … Continue reading

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Indigenous offenders in New South Wales and South Australia are more likely than other offenders to receive a prison sentence, according to a new study. The study, done for the Australian Institute of Criminology, compared the rates of imprisonment from … Continue reading

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The gap between profits and wages in the United States is at its highest since World War Two. Corporate after-tax profits reached $1.75 trillion in the third quarter of 2012, an increase of 18.6 percent over a year ago. Profits … Continue reading

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