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Benjamin Watson | I’m Angry
Benjamin Watson of the New Orleans Saints. (photo:

Benjamin Watson, Facebook
Watson writes: “At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts.”

7 Day March From Ferguson to the Capitol Has Begun
Jennie Matthew, Agence France-Presse
Matthew writes: “US civil rights activists embarked Saturdayon a seven-day march to demand sweeping police reforms and denounce a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager.”

US CEOs Threaten to Pull Tacit Obamacare Support Over ‘Wellness’ Lawsuits
Sharon Begley, Reuters
Begley writes: “Leading U.S. CEOs, angered by the Obama administration’s challenge to certain ‘workplace wellness’ programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off, according to people familiar with the matter.”

Mexico President Announces Anti-Crime Crackdown
Mark Stevenson and Jose Antonio Rivera, Associated Press
Excerpt: “Mexico’s president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police.”

13,000 Modern Slaves Working in UK, Authorities Say
Scott Neuman, National Public Radio
Neuman writes: “As many as 13,000 people in the U.K. are victims of modern slavery, including sex trafficking, those ‘imprisoned’ as domestic helpers, factory workers and on fishing boats, according to a new analysis release by Britain’s Home Office.”

Ohio Republicans Push Law to Keep All Details of Executions Secret
Ed Pilkington, Guardian UK
Pilkington writes: “Republican lawmakers in Ohio are rushing through the most extreme secrecy bill yet attempted by a death penalty state, which would withhold information on every aspect of the execution process from the public, media and even the courts.”

Long-Weekend Pastime: Look for Oil-by-Rail Disasters Near You
Heather Smith, Grist
Smith writes: “What the map actually describes are crude-by-rail accidents across the country. Still, let us be grateful, because it’s a Thanksgiving miracle we have this data at all.”

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