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Child born with HIV cured by US doctors

Child born with HIV cured by US doctors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus but now needing no medication
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Moscow Mayor says no to more mosques in the city — RT Russian politics

Moscow Mayor says no to more mosques in the city — RT Russian politics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Mayor of Moscow says there are no plans to build a new mosque in the city, and says the 'excessive' number of economic migrants was a ‘harmful thing’.
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HIV Infection Is Most Concentrated In The South, Where Students Don't Learn About It In School

HIV Infection Is Most Concentrated In The South, Where Students Don't Learn About It In School | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The CDC’s most recent HIV Surveillance Report contains the first-ever comprehensive data set allowing researchers to map HIV infections across the entire country.
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8-year-old Frank sends handwritten letter to Boy Scouts in support of inclusion

8-year-old Frank sends handwritten letter to Boy Scouts in support of inclusion | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

This week, the Huffington Post published a letter that an 8-year-old Cub Scout named Frank hand-wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, which asked, in part, why they don't stand up for gay people.

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DOMA Supreme Court Brief Argues Law Restricts Free Speech

DOMA Supreme Court Brief Argues Law Restricts Free Speech | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Six former Federal Election Commission (FEC) commissioners filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court on Friday in the challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), stating that the law creates barriers to...
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Copyright Alert System Launches - To Scare Pirates?

"Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's five major Internet service...
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Next: Conservatives Outraged that Michelle Obama Puts Her Pants on One Leg at A Time. How Dare She?!

Next: Conservatives Outraged that Michelle Obama Puts Her Pants on One Leg at A Time. How Dare She?! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Kelly on Twitter called it: Remember how, in 8th grade, once the bullies selected a target, everything that target did, no matter how mundane, caused the bullies to spin into outrage? Pack a sandwich in your lunch? Preposterous! Who does that? Time to mock relentlessly!

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United States braces for job-killing budget cuts

United States braces for job-killing budget cuts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The United States was braced for $85 billion in budget cuts due to hit Friday in a self-inflicted wound brought on by deep ideological antipathy between President Barack Obama and Republicans.

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Should Scalia Trade His Black Robe for a White Hood? (Video)

Should Scalia Trade His Black Robe for a White Hood? (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Two of our favorite liberal advocates, Thom Hartmann and Mike Papantonio discuss the recent comments by Justice Scalia

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Yep, Sugar (Not Other Stuff) Appears to Cause Diabetes

Yep, Sugar (Not Other Stuff) Appears to Cause Diabetes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A large new study boosts a theory the sugar industry has tried suppress for decades.
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N. Korea on Instagram: Tourists free to snap and instantly upload shots (PHOTOS)

N. Korea on Instagram: Tourists free to snap and instantly upload shots (PHOTOS) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The first Instagram pictures geotagged to ‘North Korea’ have surfaced online – Pyongyang has begun to allow tourists access to mobile data, making the 3G network service accessible to a very limited audience in the country.
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Lech Walesa stirs controversy with anti-gay remarks

Lech Walesa stirs controversy with anti-gay remarks | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nobel peace prize winner says gays have no right to a prominent role in politics.
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Businesses Refuse to Arrive Late on Same-Sex Marriage

Businesses Refuse to Arrive Late on Same-Sex Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Corporate America has historically been slow to take up civil rights issues, but companies have rushed to show support for same-sex marriage.
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Gay Teen Worried He Might Be Christian

Gay Teen Worried He Might Be Christian | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, KY—"The other week, I was this close to picketing in front of an abortion clinic," the mortified teenager said, his eyes welling up with tears.
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Vanilla Ice Did It Better | Dlisted

Vanilla Ice Did It Better | Dlisted | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Looking like the last place winner of a kindergarten Vanilla Ice look-alike contest, the tampon string hanging out of Canada's cooch, Justin Bieber,went back to his hotel in London last night with his ass and nipples hanging out. There are so many things wrong with this.

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Recent Speech by NRA Pres Shows How Far Paranoid Gun Rhetoric Termites Have Spread (Video)

Recent Speech by NRA Pres Shows How Far Paranoid Gun Rhetoric Termites Have Spread (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

NRA President David Keene promised on Thursday that American gun owners would do “whatever is necessary” to “get rid of those in public office” that they perceive as attacking their Second Amendment rights.

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U.S. endorses limited gay marriage right : SCOTUSblog

The Obama administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to rule in the case of California’s Proposition 8 that same-sex marriage should be required in eight more states, beyond the nine that already permit it, although it stopped short of explicitly calling for the Justices to extend the right to the entire nation.

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In Voting Rights, Scalia Sees a Racial Entitlement

In Voting Rights, Scalia Sees a Racial Entitlement | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Justice Antonin Scalia, during oral arguments at the Supreme Court Wednesday, said that the Court had to rescue Congress from the trap of being afraid to vote against a “racial entitlement”—the “entitlement” in question being the Voting Rights Act.
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CNN's Soledad O'Brien Gets Bumped Out

"Soledad O'Brien will no longer be a host on CNN, but she's staying with the network -- sort of. O'Brien told the New York Times that she is returning to the...
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Rachel Maddow on the sequester: This goose is cooked

Rachel Maddow on the sequester: This goose is cooked | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow doubted that President Barack Obama and Republicans would be able to reach a last-minute deal to avert across-the-board budget cuts.

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Republican senator defends tax breaks for corporate jet owners

Republican senator defends tax breaks for corporate jet owners | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republican Sen. Jerry Moran of [Kansas] on Thursday defended the so-called “corporate jet loophole,” which provides special tax deductions for the owners of private jets.

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