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UN calls for Zika-hit countries to loosen abortion restrictions
The United Nations human rights agency on Friday called on Zika-affected countries in Latin and South America to loosen any tough laws that restrict... Read more...
Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday,... Read more...
ISIL suicide bomber kills Iraqi troops near Ramadi
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have killed 18 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide car attack north of Ramadi, continuing... Read more...
'Millions' of lead pipes all across the U.S.
Just how many lead pipes are there in Flint, Michigan, where the water has been undrinkable because of high lead levels? Nobody knows."A lot of work... Read more...
Explorer Henry Worsley dies attempting Antarctic crossing
Explorer Henry Worsley has died after developing a serious infection as he tried to cross Antarctica unaided.  The ex-Army officer, from London, had... Read more...
What Donald Rumsfeld Knew We Didn’t Know About Iraq
On September 9, 2002, as the George W. Bush administration was launching its campaign to invade Iraq, a classified report landed on the desk of the... Read more...
Ash Carter: It’s Time to Accelerate the ISIL Fight
The storied 101st Airborne Division will soon deploy 1,800 troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIL. They will head there with the support of... Read more...
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
One U.S. soldier was killed during a joint U.S.-Afghan Special Operations mission in Afghanistan, two U.S. defense officials told CNN on... Read more...
U.S., Russia dominate arms transfers to developing countries
The United States and Russia dominated government-to-government arms transfer agreements with developing countries from 2011 to 2014.According to the... Read more...
Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi
Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the... Read more...
Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2 billion to settle financial crisis-era charges
Morgan Stanley (MS.N) will pay about $3.2 billion to settle charges that it misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities that later... Read more...
The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States
Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the... Read more...
SHELL: We'll cut 10,000 jobs
Shell will cut 10,000 jobs in its merger with BG Group, and sell $30 billion (£21 billion) worth of assets, to protect its profitability in an era... Read more...
Tax-dodging by superrich driving global inequality, Oxfam says
Tax dodging by the super-rich is one of the main drivers of global income inequality and must be sharply curtailed, according to a new report from... Read more...
Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers
U.S. President on Saturday laid out a plan to help support the income of workers who lose their jobs and end up in lower paying positions, as part of... Read more...
How the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA months before 9/11
Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been... Read more...
You Only Believe the Official 9/11 Story Because You Don't Know the Official 9/11 Story
I don't believe the official story of 9/11 because I know the official story of 9/11!During the past 10 years I have not met a single individual who,... Read more...
Karzai: Al Qaeda never operated in Afghanistan
Al Qaeda has never operated in Afghanistan, the country's former President Hamid Karzai said in a recent interview, dismissing the notion that the... Read more...
Bush Administration Mulled Using Nukes After 9/11 Attacks
An assistant to former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder claims the Bush government ‘really played through all possibilities’ in responding to... Read more...
Marcy Borders Was Much More Than 9/11’s ‘Dust Lady’
With Marcy Borders’s death from stomach cancer, aged 42, the picture is back again, of course: Borders, caked in dust on September 11, 2001,... Read more...
The partisan strategy of voter suppression
Over the last five years, perhaps no elected official in the country has been more aggressive in placing limits on voting and registration than... Read more...
Carly Fiorina Suspends Her Presidential Campaign
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign.  Fiorina announced the news in a Facebook post Wednesday. Fiorina... Read more...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign
After failing to secure a single delegate in the New Hampshire Republican primary, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to suspend his... Read more...
Outsiders triumph in NH as Sanders defeats Clinton, Trump takes GOP
Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, and Donald Trump also scored his first victory in a triumph of two... Read more...
The NRA Just Scored One Of Its Biggest Victories In Years
Gun activists just had a very good day in court.On Thursday, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down... Read more...
Report: Powell, Rice staff received classified emails on private servers
In a letter obtained by NBC, Inspector General Steve Linick said that a total of 12 classified emails, now classified as "secret" or "confidential,"... Read more...
Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth, then tweets about 'imbeciles' in Congress
Embattled drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — who vigorously defended his decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 —... Read more...
Congress Seeks Answers On Flint Water Crisis, Doesn't Get Them
Members of Congress wanted to get to the bottom of the Flint water crisis, but several key players were missing from an oversight hearing on... Read more...
The $43 million Afghani gas station that wasn't
Last October, a top U.S. watchdog produced a doozy of a report, alleging the Pentagon had spent $43 million just to build a compressed natural gas... Read more...
King Abdullah will reject GOP invitation to speak to Congress
King Abdullah of Jordan will spurn the GOP’s invitation to address House and Senate Republicans at their retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night,... Read more...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At 79
Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said.Scalia,... Read more...
Emails reveal Flint supervisor warned officials water plant wasn't ready
When the city of Flint, Michigan, was preparing to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint river, an official with the municipal water plant... Read more...
Rick Snyder To Testify About Flint Water Crisis On Capitol Hill
- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has asked to testify before members of Congress about the Flint water crisis. Democrats were furious that House... Read more...
2 teens shot at Phoenix-area high school, police say
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the... Read more...
NYC cop convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting
A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely... Read more...
Report: More than 1M people besieged in Syria
More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that... Read more...
Syria 'exterminating detainees' - UN report
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.They accuse... Read more...
At least 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM
There are at least 200 million girls and women around the world who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), with nearly a quarter of them... Read more...
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human... Read more...
Israel's unwanted African migrants
For nearly a year Israel has been offering African migrants cash and the chance to go and live in what is supposed to be a safe haven in a third... Read more...
Alex Baer: Another Fine Week
It's been a heckuva week or so for Science lately:  Watching as black holes merged, observing gravitational ripples and waves, proving correct more... Read more...
Alex Baer: Snuffed 'n' Stuffed
After a scan of the majestic shoreline called humanity on some days, it's no wonder some of us swing around and paddle back out to sea, sometimes at... Read more...
Alex Baer: Of Beasts & Burdens
"It's not every day that you see a nation's leader not only fall on his sword, but, then, take the time to pick up a pike, mount it securely to the... Read more...
Alex Baer: Apps, Ops, Oopses
Today, we'll take a rest break from the Sham- (I mean) CAMpaign Trail of Shame, Pain, and Champagne, where psychotic breaks from traditional Reality... Read more...
Alex Baer: Pinging in the Brain
Some stories seem to fade as soon as they appear, while others keep popping back into awareness, wanted or not.In the language of The Hunt for Red... Read more...
Federal investigation to review rubber turf for possible cancer link
The Obama administration approved a federal study to review the possible health risks that may come with playing sports on artificial playing fields,... Read more...
Latin American Doctors Suggest Monsanto-Linked Larvicide Cause of Microcephaly, Not Zika Virus
As the Zika epidemic “spreads explosively” around the world, pregnant travelers have been put on pause due to the virus’s suspected association... Read more...
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription
Walgreens has launched a strategy to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing the sale of heroin overdose antidote naloxone available without a... Read more...
Federal report: Florida among states with significant drop in uninsured
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday... Read more...
Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN
A global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill many millions if the world does not become better prepared... Read more...
Study: Air pollution kills 5.5 million people annually
Every year, dirty air sends some 5.5 million people to an early grave.That's according to researchers at the University of British Columbia, who on... Read more...
Japan: Fukushima clean-up may take up to 40 years, plant's operator says
Cleaning up Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which suffered catastrophic meltdowns after an earthquake and tsunami hit in 2011, may take up... Read more...
Indian Point tritium leak 80% worse than originally reported
New measurements at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in upstate New York show levels of radioactive tritium 80 percent higher than reported last... Read more...
Ohio fracking tax not on legislative leaders' agenda
Republican and Democratic leaders of the state legislature say now is the not the time to change Ohio's tax on oil and gas drillers, saying it could... Read more...
Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
Flint’s water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires’ disease,... Read more...
Billions of Barrels of Oil Vanish in a Puff of Accounting Smoke
In an instant, Chesapeake Energy Corp. will erase the equivalent of 1.1 billion barrels of oil from its books. Across the American shale patch,... Read more...
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Is Found Guilty
In October, the federal trial of Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, started at the U.S. District Court in Charleston, West Virginia.*... Read more...
Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy... Read more...
Oil Services Co.,Baker Huhes, lays off 10,500
"Extreme market forces" are in play in the global energy sector, oil services company Baker Hughes said Tuesday in announcing widespread layoffs.The... Read more...
Japan now has more car charging points than gas stations
Nissan Motor Co. has reported that Japan now has more places to charge electric vehicles than gas stations. The country has roughly 34,000 gas... Read more...
U.S. Defence Secretary says UK needs nuclear weapons for 'outsized' world role
Britain must renew its submarine-borne Trident nuclear weapons system if it is to maintain its "outsized" role in world affairs, U.S. Defence... Read more...
Church lifts ban of Indian priest convicted of sex assault
The Roman Catholic church in southern India has lifted the suspension of a priest convicted last year of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in... Read more...
Egyptian doctors revolt against escalating police abuses
When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and brutal. Police beat up... Read more...
Arab MK Hanin Zoabi Convicted and Fined for Calling Arab Policemen “Traitors”
Arab Israeli Member of Knesset Hanin Zoabi was convicted of insulting a public servant and received a suspended sentence of six months in jail and a... Read more...
Pope Francis in historic talks with Russian Orthodox leader
Pope Francis has begun a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba.The meeting is the first between... Read more...
Palestinian journalist to continue hunger strike despite risk of death
A Palestinian journalist on a hunger strike for 65 days has vowed to continue protesting his imprisonment without charge until Israel agrees to... Read more...
Al Jazeera journalist goes missing in Taiz, Yemen
An Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent is missing and is believed to have been kidnapped while reporting in the besieged Yemeni city of Taiz.Hamdi... Read more...
Hunger-striking Palestinian reporter's appeal rejected
An Israeli military court has rejected an appeal to end the detention of a Palestinian journalist who is in critical condition because of an ongoing... Read more...
Washington Post reporter and three other prisoners freed by Iran
Iran has released four prisoners with dual Iranian-U.S. nationality, the Tehran public prosecutor was quoted as saying on Saturday, without giving... Read more...
Al Jazeera America shutting down
Al Jazeera, which made a massive investment in covering the United States less than three years ago, is slamming the brakes on its American... Read more...
Pentagon won't demote Petraeus for sharing classified information
Retired General David Petraeus will not be docked one star for his conviction on charges of leaking classified information to his biographer and... Read more...
Pentagon’s Progressive Revolution Adds More Maternity Leave
The Pentagon announced Thursday a series of changes to its maternity policy, saying female troops could receive as much as 12 weeks of paid leave,... Read more...
New U.S Navy Ship Struggles in Test to Fend Off Attacking Boats
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship struggled in drills at sea to fend off a swarm of small attacking vessels like the Iranian boats it could... Read more...
Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities
A brawl has broken out at the top rungs of the Pentagon over how to prepare the military for long-term threats, in a rare public fight that pits... Read more...
How David Petraeus avoided felony charges and possible prison time
Inside a secure conference room on the 6th floor of the Justice Department in early 2014, top federal law enforcement officials gathered to hear what... Read more...
Einstein a-go-go! Scientists rejoice as gravitational waves detected
In a landmark discorvery, ripples in space and time first hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago have been detected, with scientists... Read more...
Hundreds of galaxies found hiding behind the Milky Way
Astronomers in Australia have confirmed the discovery of hundreds of galaxies hidden by the Milky Way and a gravitational anomaly known as the Great... Read more...
Engineer who warned of 1986 Challenger disaster still racked with guilt, three decades on
The entire nation was stunned into silence watching the Space Shuttle Challenger abruptly blow apart 73 seconds after launch, but one man wasn't. In... Read more...
The end is nearer: 'Doomsday Clock' to change to show destruction is at hand
Scientists will announce how close humanity is to extinction Tuesday by updating the minute hand on the "Doomsday Clock."According to the... Read more...
Stephen Hawking: Human race is in danger, and it's our fault
Science superstar Stephen Hawking says humanity is inching closer to demise, and we are to blame.The physicist made the comments during the annual... Read more...
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601 Israel switches to Iran after Gaza Jesse Richard
602 Israel to Grant Legal Protection to Soldiers Who Served in Gaza Reggie
603 Afghanistan's 'Guantanamo' poses new prison problem for Barack Obama Reggie
604 U.S. Joins Four Law of War Treaties Jesse Richard
605 Children of Gaza: stories of those who died and the trauma for those who survived Reggie
606 Deadly missiles strike Pakistan Reggie
607 War boosted extremists in Gaza, says U.N. official Reggie
608 UN Sec. Gen. 'appalled' by Gaza's damage Reggie
609 Gaza rebuild 'to cost billions' Reggie
610 South Africa calls on Israel to stop military offensive in Gaza Jesse Richard
611 The IDF has no mercy for the children in Gaza nursery schools Reggie
612 Palestinian Doctor's Daughters killed while he is interviewed on Israeli TV Reggie
613 Iraqi guards said to throw party for shoe-thrower Reggie
614 Gaza op may be squeezing Hamas, but it's destroying Israel's soul Reggie
615 Israeli forces shell UN headquarters in Gaza Jesse Richard
616 Iraq Palestinians see hypocrisy in Maliki denouncing Gaza attack Reggie
617 VIDEO: Israel admits: "No Hamas rockets were fired during ceasefire" Jesse Richard
618 Inexplicable Wealth of Afghan Elite Sows Bitterness Reggie
619 Pentagon denies arms shipment to Israel linked to Gaza fighting Jesse Richard
620 Gaza bloodshed continues despite UN calls for ceasefire Jesse Richard

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