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CIA tortured and sodomised terror suspect, human rights court rules
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Masri was seized in Macedonia in December 2003 and handed over to a CIA "rendition team" at Skopje airport and secretly flown to Afghanistan. It is the first time the court has described CIA treatment meted out to terror suspects as torture. "The grand ch ...[Read more]
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CDC Employee Who Once Researched Ebola and Zika Falls Off Radar
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His wallet was found in his house. His mobile phone was also there, with calls coming in but not going out. Even his pooch was home waiting for him to turn up. But he never did. ...[Read more]
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Thousands of Americans jailed for debts chased by private collectors
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An estimated 77 million Americans have a debt that has been transferred to a private collection agency. Thousands end up in jails. African Americans and Hispanics are most affected, due to acknowledged gaps in poverty and wealth. ...[Read more]
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Report Confirms Israel Has Been Secretly Funding Syrian Rebels For Years
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A key piece of data, one which was just revealed by the WSJ and which many had suspected has come to light regarding Israel and ISIS. According to the Journal, Israel and Saudi Arabia have been aligned from the onset of the Syrian conflict, “with Israel ...[Read more]
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Until there are facts on election meddling, its all just blather Lavrov on Mueller indictment
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has again dismissed claims of Russian meddling in the US election, saying that until facts are presented by Washington, they are nothing but “blather.” ...[Read more]
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Tensions Between Turkey and the US Escalate in Syria
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Both NATO countries have suggested the possibility of clashes between them. United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting Turkey this week, and he's likely to find himself in an unfriendly environment. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s ...[Read more]
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Abbas, Putin Meet to Discuss Israel-Palestine Peace Process
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Moscow to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the Israel-Palestine peace effort. The two leaders will hold talks regarding Putin assuming a more supportive role following the United Stat ...[Read more]
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Teacher in US dies from flu effects for not having money for medicine
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A second grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School, 38-year-old Heather Holland, died Sunday due to complications of the flu. In addition to a classroom of second graders, Holland left behind husband Frank Holland, a 10-year-old daughter, and a 7-year-old ...[Read more]
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Syria Does Not Fear War With Israel: The Rules Of Engagement Have Changed
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Damascus air defence downed its first Israeli jet (F-16) ever, at a stroke changing the rules of engagement (ROE) with Israel and sending a clear message that it is ready for war and will no longer be silent on violations of its airspace. This clash has t ...[Read more]
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Can the First Black Female MP Change Spain’s Perception of Race?
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For some 20 years, Bosaho worked as a nurse’s aide at a hospital in Alicante. At 35, she earned a degree in history and started a Ph.D.; her studies, her son and her work consumed her time. Then came 2008 and la crisis — the Spanish term for the worst ...[Read more]
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So many Japanese people die alone, there’s an industry devoted to cleaning up after them
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There is a putrid smell emanating from the flat. There is an obvious brown stain on the futon where the body has been. The futon, the clothes, the newspapers and horse-racing stubs are covered with maggots and flies. Still, if the man had died in the su ...[Read more]
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