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The recent use of chemical weapons in Damascus is without a doubt an appalling atrocity causing untold damage to human life and creating panic in the area.  There can be no doubt that this was a horrifying attack which increases the already high death toll of over 100,000 people with over 1 million people displaced so far.   At this point there is no definitive evidence as to who carried out this attack.  
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In light of recent events in Russia, Jamison Maeda takes a look back at an early campaigner for equality

The Castro District of San Francisco was historically an Irish-Catholic, working class neighborhood. But it began to see an influx of gay men moving in as the US government ejected them from the military and dropped them off in San Francisco during World War II. The most famous resident of the Castro was Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist and the first gay person elected to public office in the US.

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The revelations that controversial CIA Director John Brennan was present in the Roscommon village of Kilteevan, on Friday, following an invitation to attend an event organised by The Gathering is an almost unbelievable affront to the victims of his support for torture & murder.
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by Jamison Maeda
Cristie Maldonado was pregnant. But she wanted a better life for her child than she could provide. She arranged an open adoption with married couple Matt and Melanie Capobianco. The baby’s biological father chose to waive his parental rights instead of financially supporting the child and later signed a document terminating his parental rights.
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