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Michael Bloomberg Flying to Israel to Protest Flight Restrictions

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday he will be flying to Tel Aviv to protest the recent flight restrictions and show it’s safe to fly in and out of Israel “The flight restrictions are a mistake that hands Hamas an undeserved victory and should be lifted immediately. I strongly urge the FAA to reverse course and permit US ... Read More »

Center for American Progress report examines effects of Indian sports mascots in schools

Jason Miller/Getty Images WASHINGTON — A report released by the Center for American Progress Tuesday calls on state and federal boards of education to enforce civil rights protections for American Indian and Alaska Native students who face hostile education environments related to Indian sports mascots. The report to be released at a news conference later this morning recommends: – The ... Read More »

The Nightmare Ukraine Has Been Living for Months

Just north of the farmland that’s now a graveyard for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the people of Kharkiv drifted into the streets with lit candles. As the moon rose over the eastern Ukrainian city, its residents bowed their heads and murmured prayers Tonight, they mourn the 298 people who were killed on Thursday Residents in Kharkiv, Ukraine gather in the ... Read More »

Photographer Documents Customers Snoozing at Ikea

Try it before you buy it Or, if you’re in one of China’s Ikea stores, fall fast asleep on a bed in a display room Image: Kevin Frayer For Ikea shoppers in China, the act of taking a nice long snooze in a display room isn’t out of the ordinary, and Getty photographer Kevin Frayer has cataloged the sleepy phenomenon ... Read More »

WWE fans are furious that Dolph Ziggler lost at Battleground

Dolph Ziggler appeared to win the 20-man battle royal at Battleground for the WWE Intercontinental title Sunday night, but the Miz appeared out of nowhere to screw Ziggler out of the belt. Ziggler is a fan favorite despite the fact that he’s never had a long title reign, and he seemingly always loses the big match that could put him ... Read More »

Viral Video Recap: Purr-kour, Planet of the Pugs and More

Cats are back on top this week in our round-up of viral videos, thanks largely to their unlikely Purrkour skills Sure, felines are known for their incredible jumping skills, but coupled with some clever editing and pumped-up theme music, one YouTube user takes it to a whole another level. But cats aren’t the only pets that captured the Internet’s attention ... Read More »