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2014/12/19 23:31
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From the Archive: Much like the 9/11 attacks, the Cold War plunged the U.S. government into the “dark side,” especially in Latin America where the CIA colluded with torturers and assassins, leading to...
2014/12/19 23:31
2014/12/19 23:31
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2014/12/19 18:29
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... — For many Cuban Jews – the majority of whom now live in the United States – it has been a bittersweet week. Like countless Jews around the world, they cheered the release of Alan Gross, the...
2014/12/18 18:11
2014/12/18 18:11
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Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year. On this date: In 1787, New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. In 1892,...
2014/12/18 13:00
2014/12/18 13:00
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Cynthia Ann Parker around the time of her rescue in 1860. (File) Good morning, it’s Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year. We’ll start the day in the mid-40s...
2014/12/16 03:20
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Why do very successful nations often adopt policies that lead to their undoing? After a revolution or major reform, some countries allow a high degree of economic freedom, establish the rule of law,...
2014/12/15 21:28
2014/12/15 21:28
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Gendarmes stand guard in front of the main gate of Penitenciario Cordillera jail in Santiago (Reuters) Chile's once-dreaded former spy chief killed himself as he was about to be transferred from a...
2014/12/13 13:29
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In 1968-69, 12,000 Czech refugees suffering Soviet persecution were admitted to Canada. In the decades following, 6,000 Ugandan Asians fleeing Idi Amin’s despotic regime, 13,000 Chilean refugees...
2014/12/13 13:28
2014/12/13 13:28
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Today In History, December 13th Saturday December 13, 2014 7:27 AMUPDATED: Saturday December 13, 2014 7:29 AM Today is Saturday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2014. There are 18 days left in the...
2014/12/10 15:12
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US officials and other American citizens implicated by the Senate report on torture could face arrest in other countries as a result of investigations by foreign courts, human rights lawyers said on...
2014/12/09 02:45
2014/12/09 02:45
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Only 7 percent of Americans think the United States is winning the war on drugs, and few Americans are interested in throwing down more money to try to win, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll...
2014/12/08 17:51
2014/12/08 17:51
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Emma Watson is 'hit around the face with truncheon' in new movie Colonia Dignidad SHE SHOT to fame in the Harry Potter movies but Emma Watson is seriously all grown up and is proving what an...
2014/12/04 23:18
2014/12/04 23:18
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The allegations were made in a complaint filed in May and the women gave their testimony to Chilean judge Mario Carroza this week. They are being allowed to raise the decades-old charges because of...
2014/12/01 16:03
2014/12/01 16:03
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Students who frequent the Gallery dining hall at Snyder-Phillips Hall might have wondered about the room on the upper level of the building that has a wall of glass. Behind it is the LookOut! Gallery,...
2014/12/01 10:51
2014/12/01 10:51
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Tom Harkin — From Tiger Cages to Pinochet Sen. Tom Harkin’s human rights legacy began with exposing the tiger cages in a secret South Vietnam prison. “Let me show you,” the retiring Iowa Democrat...
2014/12/01 10:12
2014/12/01 10:12
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... a third-generation Chilean,” says landlord Juan Bishara. His grandfather arrived in the 1950s. He speaks mostly Arabic to his customers, apart from to the younger Spanish-speaking generation. The...
2014/11/26 21:45
2014/11/26 21:45
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In 1846, shortly after the annexation of Texas, President James Polk ordered U.S. troops into disputed lands, precipitating a war against Mexico. The war ended with the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in...
2014/11/25 14:17
2014/11/25 14:17
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A barrister who sparked a security scare when he claimed German spies were plotting to target the Queen with a nuclear warhead at the London Olympics is facing jail. Michael Shrimpton, author of...
2014/11/25 07:18
2014/11/25 07:18
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Raped by a member of her family and pregnant with a foetus that doctors said wouldn't survive, the 13-year-old Chilean girl had no choice but to carry the baby to term. Since her baby died of...
2014/11/24 05:38
2014/11/24 05:38
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Several thousand people took to the streets of Santiago and other Chilean cities to demand a Constitutional Assembly as a means to provide the country with a new constitution, as was promised by...
2014/11/21 23:12
2014/11/21 23:12
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Judge Mario Carroza ordered colonels Ramon Caceres Jorquera and Edgar Cevallos Jones to serve three years and two years, respectively, for the 1974 torture of general Alberto Bachelet. The maximum...
2014/12/19 23:31
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