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Trayvon Martin’s parents express “shock” and “disgust” at Zimmerman verdict

Trayvon Martin’s parents express “shock” and “disgust” at Zimmerman verdict | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Seen Smiling With Taliban Leader in New Twitter Pic

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Seen Smiling With Taliban Leader in New Twitter Pic | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Recently freed U.S. P.O.W. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appears smiling with a Taliban commander in a previously unseen photograph posted to Twitter by his captors.
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Lawsuit: Female Tinder Exec Called 'Whore' In Front Of CEO

Lawsuit: Female Tinder Exec Called 'Whore' In Front Of CEO | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 (Reuters) - Former Tinder marketing Vice President Whitney Wolfe sued the dating app on Monday claiming sexual harassment and discrimination, making Tinder the latest technology company to face legal trouble...
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Why Liberals & Conservatives Aren't As Different As You Think

Why Liberals & Conservatives Aren't As Different As You Think | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Contrary to stereotype, conservatives are not more accepting of authority than are liberals. But they are less concerned that their opinions appear unique. Two new studies, both published June 27 in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bul...
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Court strikes limited blow against Obamacare contraception mandate

Court strikes limited blow against Obamacare contraception mandate | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, ending its term with a narrow legal and political setback for a controversial part of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law.
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Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim?

Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim? | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Legalized medical marijuana has gained tremendous ground throughout the United States in the past decade, especially in recent years. Although it is still classified by the federal government as an...
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Social-equality debate triggers blowup between venture capitalists - CNET

Social-equality debate triggers blowup between venture capitalists - CNET | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
A talk on San Francisco's shortcomings leads to verbal pyrotechnics between angel investor Ron Conway and former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya.
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25 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre

25 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
On June 4, 1989, student-led protests in China ended in bloodshed, but the government of Beijing is doing everything it can to make people forget them.
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Republicans on climate science: Don't ask us

Republicans on climate science: Don't ask us | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Some leading conservatives have a new talking point on climate science: They’re not qualified to talk about it.
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Redskins’ Twitter Campaign To Defend Their Name Goes About As Well As You’d Expect

Redskins’ Twitter Campaign To Defend Their Name Goes About As Well As You’d Expect | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
It did not go well. (Redskins’ Twitter Campaign To Defend Their Name Goes About As Well As You’d Expect: It did not go well....
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Gwyneth Paltrow Slammed by Green Beret for Controversial War Comments: You Are Laughable

Gwyneth Paltrow Slammed by Green Beret for Controversial War Comments: You Are Laughable | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Looks like Cindy McCain isn't the only one outraged by Gwyneth Paltrow's latest controversial com... ("You are laughable." Gwyneth Paltrow slammed by Green Beret for her controversial war comments.
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US embassy in Honduras working to free six American detainees

US embassy in Honduras working to free six American detainees | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Crew of shipwreck salvaging company say they were with lobster divers when government detained them over gun allegations (US embassy in Honduras working to free six American detainees: Crew of shipwreck salvaging company say...
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Fearing hate crime, Arab villagers attack three Haredi men - National

Fearing hate crime, Arab villagers attack three Haredi men - National | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Three ultra-Orthodox men fled a Galilee village after being pelted with rocks and having their car set on fire. (Fearing hate crime, Arab villagers attack three Haredi men: Three ultra-Orthodox men fled a Ga...
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The American Disdain for Self-Reflection: What We Still Haven't Learned After 9/11 and the Boston Marathon Attacks

The American Disdain for Self-Reflection: What We Still Haven't Learned After 9/11 and the Boston Marathon Attacks | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
We continue to collectively display an unwillingness to examine neither our foreign policy nor our counterterrorism actions. (The American Disdain for Self-Reflection: What We Still Haven't Learned After ...
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Google Is Being Forced To Censor The History Of Merrill Lynch — And That Should Terrify You

Google Is Being Forced To Censor The History Of Merrill Lynch — And That Should Terrify You | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Stan O'Neal's story disappears from part of the internet.
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The World's Worst Dictator Came To Power 25 Years Ago Today

The World's Worst Dictator Came To Power 25 Years Ago Today | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
The long, grim track record of Sudan's Omar al-Bashir
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Why Liberals & Conservatives Aren't As Different As You Think

Why Liberals & Conservatives Aren't As Different As You Think | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Contrary to stereotype, conservatives are not more accepting of authority than are liberals. But they are less concerned that their opinions appear unique. Two new studies, both published June 27 in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bul...
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Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim?

Is medical marijuana really as effective as advocates claim? | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
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In Just One Tweet, The Islamic Militants Who Are Taking Over Iraq Reveal How Barbaric They Really Are

In Just One Tweet, The Islamic Militants Who Are Taking Over Iraq Reveal How Barbaric They Really Are | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Warning: Graphic photo.
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The CIA has joined Twitter with the best first tweet possible

The CIA has joined Twitter with the best first tweet possible | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
The US government loves Twitter. For NASA, it's a public relations goldmine. For the State Department, it's a bizarre weapon in the fight on terrorism. For the CIA, it's a chance to revel in...
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Politicians Delete Digital Praise of Bowe Bergdahl Release

Politicians Delete Digital Praise of Bowe Bergdahl Release | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
At least three prominent Republicans appeared to offer praise on Twitter for the rescue of American POW Bowe Bergdahl -- only to later backtrack.
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Will Iran Strike a Nuclear Deal By July?

Will Iran Strike a Nuclear Deal By July? | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
The most recent round of nuclear talks in Vienna between Iran and six major world powers was a sticker-shock moment.
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Unpopular Opinion Maybe Probably Or Not: I Hate Shoes

Unpopular Opinion Maybe Probably Or Not: I Hate Shoes | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Shoes have been sent from HELL to torment us all. (RT @Natalie_KateM: My latest for @xojanedotcom on how SHOES ARE EVIL http://t.co/DLvkdDVi6p)
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Bullets and booze: Oklahoma gun range gets liquor license - DigitalJournal.com

Bullets and booze: Oklahoma gun range gets liquor license - DigitalJournal.com | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Bullets and booze: Oklahoma gun range gets liquor license DigitalJournal.com While the owner promises those drinking won't be allowed to shoot, the controversial news is out: a start-up gun range, currently under construction, has been authorized...
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Protesters Face Riot Police, Water Cannons On Anniversary of Turkey's Uprisings

Protesters Face Riot Police, Water Cannons On Anniversary of Turkey's Uprisings | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Protesters Face Riot Police, Water Cannons On Anniversary of Turkey's Uprisings: ... http://t.co/W4vMHmYJ1O http://t.co/FhwEGBnw1V
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Why Millions Of Americans Still Can’t Say No To ‘The Bachelor’ After 18 Seasons

Why Millions Of Americans Still Can’t Say No To ‘The Bachelor’ After 18 Seasons | The Unpopular Opinion | Scoop.it
Almost everything about The Bachelor is absurd. But it's still a runaway success after 18 seasons. Here's why. (The Heart Wants What It Wants: Why Millions Of Americans Can’t Say No To ‘The Bachelor’: Almost everyth...
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