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Senate’s inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides

Bush torture eraA soon-to-be released Senate report on the CIA doesn’t assess the responsibility of former President George W. Bush or his top aides for any of the abuses of the agency’s detention and interrogation program, avoiding a full public accounting of one of the darkest chapters of the war on terror.

“This report is not about the White House. It’s not about the president. It’s not about criminal liability. It’s about the CIA’s actions or inactions,” said a person familiar with the document, who asked not to be further identified because the executive summary – the only part to that will be made public – still is in the final stages of declassification.

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Hong Kong activists regroup; police chief warns safety at risk

Hong Kong protesters regroupHong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a core protest zone from police early on Saturday after hours of turmoil that the city's police chief warned undermined order and jeopardized public safety.

Dozens of people were injured in the skirmishes, including 18 police, which raged through the night as several thousand protesters squared off again police in the densely populated Mong Kok district.

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Mexico mayor impeached after link to 43 missing, potentially murdered, college students exposed

Mexico mayor impeachedJosé Luis Abarca, the mayor of Iguala, Mexico, was impeached on Friday over ties to organized crime and his alleged connection to the disappearance of 43 students feared to be killed by police during a recent protest over tuition costs.

"The evidence provided shows that the mayor, Jose Luis Abarca Velezquez ... in charge of public safety and maintaining peace and order did not do so on Sept. 26 and 27 in Iguala," Local politician Omar Jalil Flores told Mexican news outlets.

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Native American schools face decayed buildings, poverty

native american schools in disrepairFederally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.

The Obama administration is pushing ahead with an improvement plan that gives tribes more control. But the effort is complicated by the disrepair of so many buildings, not to mention the federal legacy of forcing American Indian children from their homes to attend boarding schools.

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Pacific islanders on canoes blockade Australia coal export terminal

Pacific islanders bar coalEnvironmental activists teamed up with Pacific islanders in eastern Australia on Friday in an attempt to block the world's largest coal export terminal by forming a blockade of canoes, surfboards and kayaks.

The burning of coal and other fossil fuels has contributed to climate change, they said, which causes sea level rise. That, environmentalists added, poses an existential threat to residents of low-lying areas around the world, especially in the Pacific, where entire island countries could disappear.

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Justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

SC JusticesThe Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo identification in order to cast ballots. Three justices dissented.

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Shot in the heart’: Israeli army kills 13 yr old Palestinian boy

IDFA Palestinian boy was shot in the chest point-blank and later died amid a confrontation between Israeli forces and stone-throwing youths in a village of the occupied West Bank, according to local media and medical sources.

Bahaa Badr, 13, was fatally shot by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as the troops made their way to Beit Liqya village in the West Bank, located near the border with Israel, Reuters reported citing medical sources and local residents.

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Federal judge overturns Wyoming gay marriage ban

Wyoming gay marriageA federal judge has ordered Wyoming to allow same-sex marriage but has stayed his decision so that the state can appeal if it wants.

U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl ruled Friday that the state must comply with a ruling by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals that permits same-sex marriage.

But he says his ruling will not take effect until next Thursday in order to allow time for the state to appeal.

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Judge strikes down Arizona’s ban on gay marriage

arizona gay marriageA federal judge has cleared the way for legally recognized gay marriages in Arizona by ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex unions is unconstitutional.

The ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge John Sedwick bars state officials from enforcing a 1996 state law and a 2008 voter-approved constitutional amendment that outlawed gay marriage.

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