World Economic Forum: Income Inequality Major Risk

Rising income inequality and the polarization of societies pose a risk to the global economy in 2017 and could result in the rolling back of globalization unless urgent action is taken, according to the World Economic Forum.

Before its annual meeting in Davos next week, the WEF said

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Tiger Restrained So Visitors Can Sit on it

Animal trainers have been caught on camera tying down an endangered Siberian tiger for visitors to sit on and have their photos taken.

The footage is believed to have been taken at a circus in Hunan province, southern China.

The video shows the tiger being aggressively tied by its body and legs to

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$1.7 Million to Catch ONE Drug User

Backwards Land, also known as the United States of America, hosts many states that have implemented arguably counterproductive mandatory drug testing policies that violate personal rights and constitutional liberty.

Additionally, such programs are, arguably, a total waste of money. Those suffering from scrutiny regarding what they choose to

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Proposed Ban on Body Armor

A new piece of legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives, H. R. 378, labeled the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act, which if enacted would deprive law abiding citizens of another means of self defense.

The legislation, forwarded by Rep. Mike Honda, would ban citizens from ownership of enhanced

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Ukrainian Marchers Chanting “Jews Out”

Ukrainian nationalists in Kiev chanted “Jews out” in German at a New Year’s Day march celebrating the birthday of a Nazi collaborator whose troops killed thousands of Jews.

Thousands attended the event in the center of the Ukrainian capital celebrating Stepan Bandera, a leader of Ukraine’s nationalist movement in the 1930s and ’40s. They

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Blind Man Uses Dog and Video-Cam to Capture Discrimination

Unable to see the world around him, Amit Patel fitted his guide dog with a camera and set about recording evidence of the discrimination he faced but could not see.

“The city is a scary place. It’s like someone put you in the middle of Trafalgar Square, turned you in a circle and said ‘find

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Sentenced to 3 Years in Penal Colony for Insulting Putin

Three years in a penal colony for calling Putin a fascist; no wonder no one insults Nazarbayev

With President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

A 46-year old in Aktobe was found guilty and sentenced to three years in a penal colony for criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin on Facebook.

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U.S. Starts Requiring Foreign Travelers Disclose Social Media Accounts

The US Customs and Border Protection has started demanding that foreign travelers hand over Facebook, Twitter, and other social media account information upon entering the country, according to a report from Politico.

The new policy follows a proposal laid out back in June and applies only to those travelers who enter

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2 Turkish Soldiers Burned Alive by ISIS

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The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) allegedly burned alive two Turkish soldiers who it took hostage three weeks ago in the al-Bab region of northern Syria.

At the end of the 19-minute video, an ISIL member threatened Turkey and said to withdraw its troops from the region.

Solhaber has identified the

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Obama Legacy, Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Intact

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President Barack Obama’s administration will come to an end next month, but the administration will pass on a legal regime that enables President-elect Donald Trump to indefinitely hold alleged terrorism suspects in military detention away from any battlefield.

The administration embraced the concept of “preventive detention,” and in 2012, the authority for indefinite

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