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The Citizen Online National 5.5.2014 05.00 pm FILE PICTURE: An IEC official scans a green bar coded ID book at a voter registration center in Melville, Johannesburg, 10 November 2013. Picture: Tracy lee Stark The home affairs department has extended its office hours in the lead-up to and on election day, it said on Monday. The department would open all of its offices across the country on Wednesday from 7am to 9pm in line with voting hours to assist citizens with the voting process, spokesman Lunga Ngqengelele said in a statement.

After terrifying school massacre, Peshawar teachers pack guns - CNN.com In one of the desk's drawers, within easy reach of Abdul Saeed's right hand, lies a fully loaded pistol. A teacher for 15 years, Saeed argues that bringing a gun to school reassures his students, who are still terrified after a brazen attack on the Army Public School and Degree College in December, when Taliban militants stormed the building and massacred dozens of students during a six-hour siege. "They would look to the door every time they heard a sound. Now when they see me wearing a gun, they need not worry and can focus on the task at hand, which is to educate themselves," Saeed says. READ: Stunned by loss, so much blood, sorrow

www.disclose.tv/blogs 10 reasons why you could quit your job 7 hours ago - This was going to end badly. My boss screamed at me in front of my colleagues. I had done something wrong of course. unications » ZNet About 1,600 people have so far signed up on the We Stand Site. We need a great many more for this effort to sustain positive activity.Please Sign. Please take the statement to relatives, friends, schoolmates, and workmates. Please comment anywhere online, or in social media, or by blogging, or perhaps writing an article, or prodding alternative media to relate to the effort.Will you Sign? Will you seek other signers?fhdInitial signers include:Michael Albert, Noam Chomsky, Omar Barghouti,Walden Bello, Medea Benjamin, Patrick Bond,Bill Fletcher, Linda Gordon, Andrej Grubacic, Chaia Heller, Pervez Hoodbhoy, Kathy Kelly, Joanne Landy, Robert McChesney, Boaventura Santos, Marina Sitrin, Norman Solomon, and David Swanson

Street Artist Charged with 56 Counts for Punking NYPD with Drone Poster Street artist Essan Attia is being charged with 56 criminal counts after planting dozens of mock public service posters around New York, advertising the NYPD's use of drones to monitor civilians. He was arrested in New York last week after being tracked down by an ill-humored police force. Attia's arrest followed on a video interview the artist gave with the arts and culture website Animal New York, in which he described some of his motivations—including his libertarian political leanings—and how he pulled off the stunt: As Reason.com reports:

Doctors claim jab can regenerate damaged tissue after one injection Pioneering stem cell treatment could avoid thousands of hip replacements Five NHS hospitals will trial jabs which have potential to be 'life-changing'Doctors claim jab can regenerate damaged tissue after just one injection Patients often face years of pain before having a hip replacement By Katherine Keogh and Paul Dinsdale For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:08 GMT, 31 January 2015 | Updated: 12:33 GMT, 1 February 2015 TV NEWS : Search Captions. Borrow Broadcasts : TV Archive : Internet Archive CNN (San Francisco) quote eye

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