Suicide bombings kill 95 people at peace rally

...Chancellor Angela Merkel sent her condolences, calling the attacks "particularly cowardly acts that were aimed directly at civil rights, democracy and peace.""It is an attempt at intimidation and an attempt to spread fear," she said. "I am convinced...
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Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...gender identity.The Alaska Dispatch News reports the assembly voted 9-2 late Tuesday night to pass the new local civil rights ordinance.Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says he does not plan to veto the measure.The vote comes after a lengthy debate...
Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...ask the public to withhold judgment about agent Swartz while the legal process unfolds."Swartz also faces a federal civil rights lawsuit in the death of the teen, who was in Nogales, Sonora, on Oct. 10, 2012, when Swartz fired from Nogales...
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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed and one woman. He compared her willingness to accept imprisonment to what Martin Luther King Jr. did to advance civil rights."Kim Davis represents the best of us and everyone should lament and mourn the fact that her freedom has been taken...
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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...age, or disability. Those underlying provisions already are in effect.Jocelyn Samuels, head of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, said the rule does not explicitly require insurers to cover gender transition treatment, including surgery. But...
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ANS and the Filipino Community: 'When we come together, we are strong.'

...of the oldest known indigenous civil rights organizations in the world. A...presence in Alaska, fighting for civil rights, land rights and preserving and...on common experiences, shared civil rights goals, cultural pride, and...
In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...core commitment to human rights."If Europe fails on the question of refugees, this close connection with universal civil rights will be destroyed and it won't be the Europe we want," she said.In many EU countries, the debate has grown nastier...
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Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...the relationships that can be formed within the community and a sense of belonging," the Killorans say in a federal civil rights lawsuit. They are seeking a court order forcing the Westhampton Beach school district to allow Aiden to attend classes...
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Alaska civil rights leader touted for new $10 bill

...ANCHORAGE - State officials are promoting an Alaska Native civil rights leader to grace the redesign of the $10 bill.Gov...1945, nearly 20 years before Congress approved the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Walker called Peratrovich a "true hero...
Harry Edwards is in Chip Kelly's corner and those ESPN screamfests that specialize in ersatz debate, here comes one of the country's most outspoken civil-rights activists defending Kelly, asserting that he does not believe Kelly has exhibited any racism and never would.Remember...


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