Top Diggs: video of bystanders lifting a burning car to save motorcyclist
Tuesday 20 September 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on September 20.
1. Beyond The Sixteen Words That Lead to War
The book Hoodwinked, The Documents That Reveal How Bush Sold Us a War suggests that “George W. Bush lied us into a war” and that the administration “brazenly manipulated intelligence, the United Nations, Congress, the media and ultimately the American people.”
2. Free to Die
A New York Times article that questions whether Americans who don’t have medical insurance (due to low incomes or chronic conditions) should be left to die from lack of care and government intervention.
3. Bystanders lift burning car, pull motorcyclist trapped under it
A video showing a group of construction workers, students and bystanders helping to lift a burning car and pull out an injured motorcyclist who was trapped underneath after an accident.
4. Obama's $1.5 trillion tax raid
American President Barack Obama is proposing to rake in $1.5 trillion in tax revenue in a plan that would see cuts from benefit programs, savings from withdrawing the troops from Iraq and Afghanistan and a “Buffett Tax” on Americans earning more than $1 million.
5. Netflix CEO: I messed up
The CEO of movie streaming and DVD by mail subscription service Netflix apologized to members for his lack of communication in the past and announced that the company would split its DVD and streaming services, renaming the DVD business “Qwikster.”
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Windows 10: Is it worth downloading new PC operating system?
What do the emojis on Snapchat mean?
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
The last thing Labour needs is a leader like Jeremy Corbyn who people want to vote for
I am the Jeremy Corbyn supporter that many will tell you doesn't exist
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
Labour leadership contest: I would never quit the party, says Liz Kendall
- 1 Dentist who illegally killed Cecil the lion blames local guides for the scandal
- 2 Kate Winslet thanked 'particularly horrible' girl who bullied her at school after Titanic success
- 3 Norwich paedophile ring: Woman at centre of gang who made children 'sexual play things' guilty of 23 offences
- 4 Black and ethnic minority people twice as likely to be hit by Tory cuts than white people, report finds
- 5 Walter Palmer: American dentist revealed as the killer of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe
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