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Map of handgun owners published in New York newspaper


A newspaper's publication of the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two New York counties has sparked online discussions -- and a healthy dose of outrage.


Russian band members members sentenced to 2 years in prison

Pussy Riot

A Moscow judge has sentenced each of three members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison on hooliganism charges following a trial that has drawn international outrage.


Verizon drops $2 'convenience' fee

Less than 24 hours after it announced it would charge a $2 "convenience fee" for every one-time online or phone payment customers make, Verizon Wireless reversed course after consumer outrage spilled onto the Web.

Senh: Thank you public outrage, you've reversed yet another scheme by corporations to sneak more money out of us during a recession.


Video: New Verizon Wireless charge sparks outrage

Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless phone and Internet provider, will begin charging millions of customers a $2 fee to pay their bills online. The fee, which will take effect on January 15, was greeted by a wave of customer outrage.

Senh: Geez, Verizon Wireless is trying to squeeze in whatever charges they can and hope customers won't notice. Paying bills online helps them save money on paper, and now they want to charge for it? Not a good move, especially after the three service outages they had recently.


Bank of America nixes $5 debit card fee

Bank of America nixes $5 debit card fee

Bank of America Corp. is scrapping its plan to charge a $5 monthly debit card fee. The bank's decision to drop the fee came after a roar of customer outrage in recent weeks over the fee. Other major banks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co., already canceled tests of similar debit card fees last week.

Senh: It's good to see that the banks are listening to their customers. It's also good to see that the public come together and have a positive affect on debit card fees. I only wish the airlines would do the same with their fees.


Austrian Gov't Postpones Plan to Sell Mountain Peaks

An Austrian government agency abruptly pulled two sky-high pieces of real estate -- majestic peaks offering stupendous alpine views -- off the open market Tuesday after an outpouring of national outrage over the perceived sellout of the nation's heritage.


Attempted Murder Charges for Man for Attack on Cartoonist

Danish authorities say a Somali man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder for an attack on an artist whose cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad ignited riots and outrage across the Muslim world.


Image of ultra-thin Ralph Lauren model sparks outrage

In recent years an ongoing debate has brewed over advertisers and fashion magazines using photographs, particularly photographs of women, that have seemingly been altered, or "retouched," by airbrushing and photo editing software such as Photoshop.


Palestinians angry as Abbas drops war crimes case

Palestinians angry as Abbas drops war crimes case

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas faced growing outrage at home Sunday over his decision to withdraw support for a U.N. report that alleged Israel and Hamas committed war crimes in last winter's Gaza war.


Official defends release of Lockerbie bomber

Scotland's parliament is being recalled for an emergency session amid growing international outrage over last week's release of the man convicted for the Lockerbie plane bombing.


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