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126 Labour, a left wing anti privatisation party, unwittingly passed a reform that would as a consequence enable the privatisation of the police force....

127 Robin Tyler and Diane Olson, the poster couple for gay marriage rights in California, are divorcing?...

128 email can save the U.S. Postal Service?

129 A tow truck broke down

130 A waterpark burnt to the ground

131 the news revolves around bad news?

132 Colorado Sheriff (Patrick Sullivan) is arrested and thrown into jail named after him: Patrick J Sullivan Detention Center http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/30/9124926-ex-sheriff-accused-of-offering-meth-for-sex-ends-up-in-jail-named-after-him...

133 Some Republicans are against government legislative intervention in market economics, which obviously affects society, but for government legislative intervention that limits social choice (e.g. abortion, gay issue)....

134 Is it ironic that the Occupy Oakland folks deposited their money at Wells Fargo? http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_19296946?source=rss...

135 Astronaut Mark Kelly was honored at the White House for 25 years of Service with NASA, including 4 space shuttle missions? A program killed by the current administration....

136 Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, the self styled "eternal revolutionary", who took power in a coup 42 years ago, is himself being deposed in a revolution?...

137 a terrorist sends a bomb to the us president via mail but he gets it back because of the wrong postage and opens it :)...

138 Burning Man, a self-described radically inclusive and open artistic community in the desert, has had to cap its own attendance and is now seeing scalpers sell tickets for over $200,000 on StubHub?...

139 a Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles....

140 A billionaire can't pay for his electric bill.

141 reducing funding for student aid programs in the name of future debt reduction would either increase the burden of debt early in one\'s career (when they are least able to afford it) or force potential graduates to opt out of education entirely and thereby lower the nation\'s collective ability to pay future obligations....

142 these supposed 'tolerance' marches have in fact fuelled further racist incidents in the community....

143 A seminar on Global Warming was cancelled due to snow

144 a news article rported that a woman who was protesting at an anti duck shooting rally was shot in the face....

145 I discovered information regarding Nissan Motor Corp's disgusting bullying through litigation against Nissan Computer Corp (the rightful owner of nissan.com) by trying to access Nissan Motor Corp's website using the address www.nissan.com?...

146 there is an option for people that do not understand any english in a british census, written in english?...

147 "The kids were scared of their parents."

148 The mortgage broken went into foreclosure.

149 The Western countries (mostly the U.S) show/say that they have Human Rights for other people, but yet they killed and kill so many innocent people in other countries (mostly Islamic countries)?...

150 In an effort to restrict viewership of a morally offensive movie, the city council bans exhibition of the movie in theatres. By banning the movie, the city council creates such a heightened awareness of the movie, that more people download and view pirated copies of the movie over the internet - specifically because it was banned - than would have viewed it in the theatres to begin with....