Dog Agility Competition

Second dog in this video looks like Zoe.

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The hypocrisy of big-time college sports

If protecting the college athlete from commercialization were really the NCAA’s concern, it would restrict or eliminate this commercialization in the first place.

via The hypocrisy of big-time college sports – CNN.com.

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White People Rioting for No Reason

Following the Ferguson Grand Jury decision on Wednesday and the subsequent protests that took place in the St. Louis suburb, Twitter user @red3blog decided to collect photos of all the times white people had rioted over issues way less important than racism, police violence, and grievances with the criminal justice system. Here, white people rioting for no reason.

via White People Rioting for No Reason — NYMag.

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Obama Announces U.S. and Cuba Will Resume Relations

In a deal negotiated during 18 months of secret talks hosted largely by Canada and encouraged by Pope Francis, who hosted a final meeting at the Vatican, Mr. Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba agreed in a telephone call to put aside decades of hostility to find a new relationship between the United States and the island nation just 90 miles off the American coast.

via Obama Announces U.S. and Cuba Will Resume Relations – NYTimes.com.

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Reagan On Torture Prosecutions

From his signing statement ratifying the UN Convention on Torture from 1984:

“The United States participated actively and effectively in the negotiation of the Convention . It marks a significant step in the development during this century of international measures against torture and other inhuman treatment or punishment. Ratification of the Convention by the United States will clearly express United States opposition to torture, an abhorrent practice unfortunately still prevalent in the world today.

via Reagan On Torture Prosecutions – The Atlantic.

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