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CLIMATE CHANGE: The Indian Example

Submitted by adminx on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:00

Time Magazine June 17, 2014 by Alex Altman

While Americans question climate change, global competitors like India are leading the fight to combat its challenges, according to a global TIME survey

Americans may still be skeptical about climate change. But around the world, global warming is not only settled science; it’s a reality that our international counterparts are taking varying steps to combat. And India is leading the way.

SCIENTOLOGY SUNDAY FUNNIES: THE VALLEY ROCKS AS THE FUNDRAISING ROLLS EVER ONWARD...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:56

 

It’s that time of the week again, when we reveal our favorite Scientology mailers and fliers that have been sent in by our great tipsters. And we have some great treats for you in this installment. (Oh, and happy Father’s Day, everyone!)

LEAH REMINI'S REALITY SHOW TO TACKLE SCIENTOLOGY SCANDAL IN THE PREMIERE...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:51

Leah Remini's reality series will premiere on Thursday, July 10 at 10/9c on TLC.

CASEY KASEM’S SORDID FAMILY DRAMA: IS KERRI’S INVOLVEMENT IN SCIENTOLOGY RELEVANT?

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 14:03

Over the years, we’ve been pretty good at staying away from family law stories. Why? Because in family court, everyone lies. The stakes are just too high. It makes reporting on such cases mostly an exercise in futility.

For that reason, we’ve been loathe to write anything about the sad custody battle over Casey Kasem, 82, the golden-voiced American Top 40 deejay who retired in 2009 and now suffers from a common form of dementia that has left him unable to speak.

A SHOCKING INCIDENCE IN AN EAST CHINA CITY REACTIVATES A TIGHTENED CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL ORGANIZATIONS... (CULTS)

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 15:33

On May 28, citizens all across China were shaken to their cores when Wu Shuoyan, a 35-year-old woman, was beaten to death in public by six people at a McDonald's in Zhaoyuan, east China's Shandong Province. Their motive, according to the original online news report, was because one of the six asked Wu for her phone number but she refused.

CASEY KASEM’S WIFE DRAGS SCIENTOLOGY INTO HER WORLD OF MADNESS...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 15:24

As if this couldn’t get any worse: Jean Kasem, the wife of radio legend Casey Kasem and star hamburger pitcher, is not only suing his children, but claiming that his daughter Kerri wants to donate Kasem’s $80 million fortune to the Church of Scientology. (This is the only time we’ll say it: those poor Scientologists)

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