Amnesty condemns ‘excessive’ violence at Standing Rock, calls for Obama to act

Days after local authorities were condemned for spraying people with water cannons in freezing temperatures, Amnesty International has called for an end to America's "over-militarized" response to the Standing Rock protest in North Dakota. On Saturday, the organisation demanded President Obama halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  It also condemned the "excessive" force used on those seeking to end the nearly 1,200-mile oil pipeline's advance under the Missouri River — the chief water source for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. SEE ALSO: Drone footage shows recent clashes at #NoDAPL protest in Standing Rock Read more.. [...]

This perfect sports Vine is a comedy in three acts

Man, why'd they have to kill this app? WHY'D THEY HAVE TO KILL THIS APP!?  Just about a month after Twitter announced it plans to eliminate Vine — which pairs with sports like a fine wine — here comes the perfect clip to remind us all of what we'll soon be missing.  Our dramatis personae : Ethan Happ, forward, Wisconsin Baders; Khadeem Lattin, forward, Oklahoma Sooners; Nigel Hayes, forward, Wisconsin Badgers.  Now, our play in three acts.  That's Happ aggressively freeing himself from the arms of Lattin during Oklahoma and Wisonsin's Saturday afternoon basketball game (Act I). [...]

Tumblr page shows Trump supporters who don’t endlessly defend him

Throughout his campaign, supporters of Donald Trump loyally stood by his in-your-face bombast, from that very lewd Access Hollywood clip to the blunt insults he threw time and time again . In their eyes, The Donald could do no wrong. Now the " Trumpgrets " Tumblr is bringing to life those #MAGA voters who do have a critical thing or two to say about the President-elect [...]
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