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US-led airstrike kills 52 civilians, including 7 children - euronews

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US-led airstrike kills 52 civilians, including 7 children
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A group monitoring the conflict in Syria has reported fifty-two civilians have been killed by a single US-led airstrikes. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights at least seven of the dead were children.

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Saudi-led coalition used US-supplied cluster munitions in Yemen, group says - Fox News

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Saudi-led coalition used US-supplied cluster munitions in Yemen, group says
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The Saudi-led coalition that is carrying out airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen has dropped cluster munitions made in and supplied by the U.S., a rights group said Sunday. Human Rights Watch released a report that said the weapons have been ...
Saudi-Led Coalition Accused of Using US-Supplied Cluster Munitions in YemenWall Street Journal
Saudi-led coalition using cluster bombs in YemenYnetnews
Report: Saudi Arabia used US-supplied cluster bombs in YemenCNN
The Express Tribune -Arab News
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World Press Freedom Day:Anti-corruption war Need Journalism - The Guardian Nigeria

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 23:25

The Guardian Nigeria

World Press Freedom Day:Anti-corruption war Need Journalism
The Guardian Nigeria
As we join other nations to mark World Press Freedom Day, today, May 3, it once again affords us opportunity to reflect on the state of the media in our country, particularly post-2015 General Elections. One of the key electoral promises of the incoming All ...
Press freedom is declining in the USAl Jazeera America
On World Press Freedom Day, Journalists Increasingly Face ThreatsU.S. News & World Report (blog)
Celebrating World Press Freedom DayJamaica Gleaner (subscription)
SouthCoastToday.com -The Zimbabwe Standard -AsiaOne
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Trial begins in mob killing of Afghanistan woman - CBS News

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 19:01

CBS News

Trial begins in mob killing of Afghanistan woman
CBS News
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The trial of 49 suspects, including 19 police officers, on charges relating to the brutal mob killing of an Afghan woman began Saturday in Kabul. The opening of the trial at Afghanistan's Primary Court was broadcast live on nationwide ...
Dozens of Afghan men on trial for mob killing of woman accused of burning KoranThe Independent
Trial Opens for 49 Accused in Afghan Woman's Fatal BeatingVoice of America
Trial begins in case of mob lynching of Afghan womanABC Online
BBC News -Reuters
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More than 2400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast - Al Jazeera America

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 17:03

Al Jazeera America

More than 2400 migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Al Jazeera America
Italian and French authorities said they have rescued more than 2,400 migrants Saturday after the boats they were on ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya. Italy's coastguard said some of the migrants were being taken to Lampedusa ...
Voyages of death sold on Facebook for £645 a trip: People-smugglers hit ...Daily Mail
French patrol ship rescues 217 migrants off Libya coastReuters
Some 1400 Migrants Saved By Italy, France In Sea Off LibyaHuffington Post

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Police Found a Stoner's Hilarious To-Do List - TIME

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 15:49

TIME

Police Found a Stoner's Hilarious To-Do List
TIME
When Australian police found the to-do list of a marijuana user while executing a search warrant, they decided to have a little fun at the stoner's expense. The Murdoch police posted the to-do list on Twitter, asking “Are ur Saturdays hectic like this”?
Australian police post stoner's to-do listBangkok Post
Australian police post stoner's 'to do' list on TwitterKTVQ Billings News
COPY-Police Tweet Stoner's To-Do List After Raiding Home (PHOTO)MyFox Philadelphia
NEWS.com.au
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Mexican Officials Say They Have Regained Control of Jalisco State - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 15:45

Wall Street Journal

Mexican Officials Say They Have Regained Control of Jalisco State
Wall Street Journal
MEXICO CITY—Officials said Saturday they had regained control of Jalisco state a day after an increasingly powerful and violent regional drug cartel shot down a Mexican army helicopter, killing three soldiers, and used burning cars and buses to block major ...
Mexican drug cartel Jalisco New Generation flexes musclesSTLtoday.com
7 dead, 19 wounded, 19 arrested in JaliscoMexico News Daily

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Iraqi lawmaker says the Islamic State group kills at least 25 captive Yazidis at ... - Fox News

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 15:36

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Iraqi lawmaker says the Islamic State group kills at least 25 captive Yazidis at ...
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BAGHDAD – A prominent Yazidi lawmaker in Iraq says Islamic State group militants have killed at least 25 captive Yazidis at a prison camp. Legislator Mahma Khalil said late Saturday that the militants killed the captives on Friday in the town of Tal Afar.
IS militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives'NEWS.com.au
Report: ISIS executes 300 Yazidis in IraqHaaretz
Reports: ISIS Militants Mass-Murder 300 Yazidi HostagesBreitbart News
BBC News -BasNews
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Shaikh Ahmed opens UAE pavilion at Milan Expo - Khaleej Times

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 14:55

Khaleej Times

Shaikh Ahmed opens UAE pavilion at Milan Expo
Khaleej Times
The pavilion welcomed its first group of visitors after the conclusion of the official opening ceremony. Milan — Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman of Dubai Airports, chairman and chief executive of ...
China's wheat pavilion the pick of the crop at Expo Milano 2015South China Morning Post (subscription)
Italy opposition calls for minister to go after Expo riotsThe Star Online
Italy PM says riots will not ruin Milan Expo 2015The Local.it
Xinhua
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Former President Jimmy Carter: Gaza situation 'intolerable' - Washington Post

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 13:10

Times LIVE

Former President Jimmy Carter: Gaza situation 'intolerable'
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says eight months after a bloody war in the Gaza Strip that the situation there is “intolerable.” Carter's delegation called off a planned visit to Gaza earlier this week, giving no explanation. Speaking ...
Jimmy Carter meets Abbas in Ramallah, calls for new PA electionsJerusalem Post Israel News
Carter urges Palestinian electionsYnetnews
Jimmy Carter and Abbas Call for Fatah-Hamas ElectionsArutz Sheva
RT
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Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' - BBC News

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:02

BBC News

Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives'
BBC News
Several hundred Yazidi captives have been killed in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants west of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say. A statement from the Yazidi Progress Party said 300 captives were killed on Friday in the Tal Afar district near the city.
The Islamic State Is Selling Enslaved Yazidis Back to Their FamiliesVICE News
Reports: ISIS Militants Mass-Murder 300 Yazidi HostagesBreitbart News
President Barzani set for key talks in WashingtonRudaw
Daily Caller
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Vital relief supplies for Nepal earthquake victims held up at customs: UN - Hindustan Times

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 11:39

Hindustan Times

Vital relief supplies for Nepal earthquake victims held up at customs: UN
Hindustan Times
An earthquake victim recovers at a makeshift ward next to the government hospital in Chautara, Nepal. (Gurinder Osan/ HT Photo). Share. Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport was holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal on ...
WRAPUP 3-Customs checks hold up relief for Nepal quake victims - UNReuters
Nepal earthquake aid held up at customs as death toll climbsSydney Morning Herald
US to intensify relief efforts, but will respect Nepal sovereigntyTelegraphnepal.com

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Vital relief supplies for Nepal quake victims held up at customs: UN - Hindustan Times

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 09:49

Hindustan Times

Vital relief supplies for Nepal quake victims held up at customs: UN
Hindustan Times
United Nations World Food Programme executive director Ertharin Cousin tours the Humanitarian Staging Centre (HSA) near Kathmandu airport. (Reuters). Share. Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport was holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the ...
Relief Goods for Nepal Earthquake Victims Held Up at Customs: UNNDTV
Death Toll In Nepal Crosses 6800NPR (blog)
Relief goods for Nepal quake victims held up at customs - U.N.swissinfo.ch
Telegraphnepal.com
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Kerry Pledges Closer US Ties With Reform-Minded Sri Lanka - ABC News

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 08:25

Kerry Pledges Closer US Ties With Reform-Minded Sri Lanka
ABC News
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday championed the new Sri Lankan government's push for democratic reform and promised closer ties with the strategically located Indian Ocean nation. "In this journey to restore your democracy, the American ...

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Islamic State crisis: US-led Syria strikes 'kill dozens of civilians' - BBC News

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 06:26

BBC News

Islamic State crisis: US-led Syria strikes 'kill dozens of civilians'
BBC News
Air strikes by the US-led coalition targeting Islamic State militants have killed more than 50 civilians in northern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based group, says Birmahle village was hit on Friday and that some people ...
Syria state TV says 12 civilians killed in rebel attack in divided city of AleppoFox News
Dozens of Syrian civilians killed by US-led air strikesSydney Morning Herald
Int'l anti-terror coalition kills 17 in northern SyriaXinhua

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Election 2015: Miliband says Tories 'using SNP to distract voters' - BBC News

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 23:56

BBC News

Election 2015: Miliband says Tories 'using SNP to distract voters'
BBC News
Ed Miliband has accused the Tories of using the SNP to distract voters from their record as he tries to kill off talk of post-election deals. The Labour leader said the election was "not a clash of two nations but a clash of two visions". His party has been attacked ...
Protests as Miliband visits Scotland to give last-ditch push against SNPSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
Miliband rallies Labour troops in GlasgowGlasgow Evening Times
Labour SNP Vow Whips Up Scottish FaithfulSky News
Irish Times -Wall Street Journal -The Australian (blog)
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Mass grave found at Thai trafficking camp - The Australian (blog)

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:16

Daily Times

Mass grave found at Thai trafficking camp
The Australian (blog)
A MASS grave containing 30 bodies has been discovered at a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand. THE graves in Songkhla province are believed to belong to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar (Burma). The graves were at a site belonging to human ...
Thirty graves found at suspected Thai trafficking camp - policeswissinfo.ch

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Kerry visit seeks to reset US relations with Sri Lanka - Reuters

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:43

Reuters

Kerry visit seeks to reset US relations with Sri Lanka
Reuters
COLOMBO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday to offer support for newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena after years of tensions with the former government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa over human rights.
Kerry heads to Sri Lanka to support reform efforts; 1st visit by secretary of state in ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Thousands still missing after Nepal quake - Reuters UK

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 21:38

Reuters UK

Thousands still missing after Nepal quake
Reuters UK
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote areas after last week's earthquake which killed 6,250. The death toll could rise further. Bodies are still ...
Foreign Diplomats Try to Track Down the Missing in NepalNew York Times
Thousand EU tourists still missing after quakeIrish Independent
Nepal earthquake: Thousands still missing as aid effort continuesIrish Times
The Times (subscription) -Arab News
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Durham police plan public forums on body cameras - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 20:54

Sacramento Bee

Durham police plan public forums on body cameras
Charlotte Observer
The Durham Police Department will hold a series of public forums to get feedback on the idea of having its officers wear body cameras. The department is field-testing body cameras that could eventually become standard issue for all patrol officers. Police ...
$20M Fund Created for Body Cameras for CopsCourthouse News Service
Justice Department Launches Effort to Provide Body Cameras to Police ...MyStateline.com
Kansas law enforcement agencies urged to apply for body-camera grantsWichita Eagle
WPTF -Topeka Capital Journal
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