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New Kerala
International Crisis Group issues conflict alert for Nepal The International Crisis Group (ICG) has issued a conflict alert for Nepal, w
International Crisis Group issues conflict alert for Nepal
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
The International Crisis Group (ICG) has issued a conflict alert for Nepal, warning that the government must act urgently to reduce the risk of more violence in Madhes and the southern... Read more
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The News & Observer
State approves payments to Henry McCollum and Leon Brown | News & Observer September 2, 2015 Each will get $750,000 after serving m
State approves payments to Henry McCollum and Leon Brown
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
| News & Observer September 2, 2015 Each will get $750,000 after serving more than 30 years in prison The brothers were declared... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Widespread corruption a reality of Malaysian life – Greg Lopez Published: 2 September 2015 9:30 PM Transparency International warned that M
Widespread corruption a reality of Malaysian life – Greg Lopez
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
Published: 2 September 2015 9:30 PM Transparency International warned that Malaysia is facing a major corruption crisis. It called on the Malaysian government to ensure independent... Read more
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Daily Press
Paralysis on redrawing the boundaries of Virginia's 3rd Congressional DistrictTuesday brought yet another reminder of the partisan rancor that too often para
Paralysis on redrawing the boundaries of Virginia's 3rd Congressional District
Daily Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Tuesday brought yet another reminder of the partisan rancor that too often paralyzes the Virginia General Assembly these days. Despite convening briefly for a special session in mid-August, that body failed to meet the Sept. 1 deadline imposed by a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fighting corruption together16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will
Fighting corruption together
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will host the bi-annual keystone 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) from today (Sept 2) until Friday. Themed ‘Ending Impunity: People. Integrity. Action’,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Search On For Next Arizona Supreme Court JusticeThe upcoming retirement of Arizona Supreme Court Justice Rebecca White Berch me
Search On For Next Arizona Supreme Court Justice
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
The upcoming retirement of Arizona Supreme Court Justice Rebecca White Berch means the search is on for her replacement. Arizona's system for replacing appeals and supreme court justices involves qualified attorneys applying for the job and then... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Top cop's Milat FAQs answeredALMOST a quarter of a century after Ivan Milat's murderous reign in the Belanga
Top cop's Milat FAQs answered
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
ALMOST a quarter of a century after Ivan Milat's murderous reign in the Belangalo State Forest, the public's interest in the murderer, the cases and his seven victims remains insatiable. Clive Small will share the most frequently asked questions... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Senator Nelson Weighs In on Congressional Map ControversyBy: WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 1, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- U.S. Senator Bi
Senator Nelson Weighs In on Congressional Map Controversy
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted yesterday
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 1, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- U.S. Senator Bill Nelson is putting in his two cents on Florida's ongoing congressional map controversy. Monday, Senator Nelson spoke with members of the media about redistricting and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Search on for next Arizona Supreme Court justicePHOENIX (AP) - The upcoming retirement of Arizona Supreme Court Justice Rebecca
Search on for next Arizona Supreme Court justice
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
PHOENIX (AP) - The upcoming retirement of Arizona Supreme Court Justice Rebecca White Berch means the search is on for her replacement. Arizona's system for replacing appeals and supreme court justices involves qualified attorneys applying for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Doctors' Demands Can't Be Met, Says MachariaDemands for a national commission to manage doctors' pay and other issues is un
Doctors' Demands Can't Be Met, Says Macharia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Demands for a national commission to manage doctors' pay and other issues is unconstitutional, Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said yesterday. "That is an issue of constitutional amendments. Health is a devolved function. Creation of a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Eric Roozendaal reaches settlement with Fairfax Media over ICAC reportingFormer NSW treasurer Eric Roozendaal reaches out of court defamation settlement
Eric Roozendaal reaches settlement with Fairfax Media over ICAC reporting
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Former NSW treasurer Eric Roozendaal reaches out of court defamation settlement with Fairfax Media over ICAC reporting By Kathryn Magann and staff Former New South Wales Labor treasurer and former secretary of the ALP Eric Roozendaal has reached an... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Apple, Amazon, Google dubbed ‘worst offenders’ for use of tax loopholesA new advocacy group led by Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying t
Apple, Amazon, Google dubbed ‘worst offenders’ for use of tax loopholes
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
A new advocacy group led by Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying to grab an unlikely recruit to support its charge to reform corporate taxes and get multinational businesses such as Apple, Google and Amazon to pay out more money:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitutional Review to Look at Term LimitsThe Rwandan Senate on Thursday passed a Bill establishing an independent commis
Constitutional Review to Look at Term Limits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Rwandan Senate on Thursday passed a Bill establishing an independent commission to oversee the review of the country's Constitution, and determine which articles must be amended amid calls to remove presidential term limits. The Bill, which was... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Calls for Nauru claims in royal commissionWelfare and aid groups want Nauru detention centre abuse claims investigated as
Calls for Nauru claims in royal commission
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Welfare and aid groups want Nauru detention centre abuse claims investigated as part of the child abuse royal commission. The peak bodies for aid and welfare said the findings about children in the Senate inquiry into the centre released on Monday... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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The Young Witness
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Western Advocate
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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The Border Mail
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleThe corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for crim
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal licence. The corruption watchdog has been told there is... Read more
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News.com.au
Calls for Nauru claims in royal commissionbreaking news WELFARE and aid groups want Nauru detention centre abuse claim
Calls for Nauru claims in royal commission
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
breaking news WELFARE and aid groups want Nauru detention centre abuse claims investigated as part of the child abuse royal commission. THE peak bodies for aid and welfare said the findings about children... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC target wins court case to recover legal billTaken court action against Chubb: Andrew Poole (right). Photo: Rob Homer A bu
ICAC target wins court case to recover legal bill
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Taken court action against Chubb: Andrew Poole (right). Photo: Rob Homer A businessman embroiled in an Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry has won a court battle to recover his legal fees from an insurer, in a ruling that will be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew PooleAndrew Poole ... insufficient evidence to proceed against him. The corruption
ICAC told there is 'insufficient evidence' to prosecute Newcastle businessman Andrew Poole
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Andrew Poole ... insufficient evidence to proceed against him. The corruption watchdog has been told there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal charges to be laid against one of the businessmen embroiled in an inquiry into a Hunter Valley coal... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Pollina to push for creation of ethics commission MONTPELIER � Should elected officials be in the business of investigating the
Pollina to push for creation of ethics commission
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
MONTPELIER � Should elected officials be in the business of investigating the malfeasance of other elected officials? Sen. Anthony Pollina, P/D-Washington, doesn�t think so, and that�s why he�s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Democrats push independent commission amid redistricting messTALLAHASSEE — With the Legislature having trouble redrawing new political distr
Democrats push independent commission amid redistricting mess
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — With the Legislature having trouble redrawing new political districts, the job should be given to an independent commission as other states have done, Democrats argue. But Republicans, in charge of the Legislature and whose... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Debate likely over whether State Finance Council should play role in new school funding formulaAfter the State Finance Council rendered judgment on dozens of school district
Debate likely over whether State Finance Council should play role in new school funding formula
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
After the State Finance Council rendered judgment on dozens of school district requests for additional aid this past week under Kansas’ new, temporary block grant education funding law, policymakers appear headed for a debate over whether the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SDP unveils final slate of potential candidates for GE 2015SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party introduced its fifth and final batch
SDP unveils final slate of potential candidates for GE 2015
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party introduced its fifth and final batch of candidates at its Ang Mo Kio headquarters on Saturday (Aug 29). SDP secretary-general Chee Soon Juan, 53 confirmed his candidacy after 14 years of absence from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hope for Justice for South SudanDuring a visit in May, UNMISS staff found that parts of Nhialdiu town, Rubkona
Hope for Justice for South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
During a visit in May, UNMISS staff found that parts of Nhialdiu town, Rubkona county, had been burned down, including these huts. The peace agreement that President Salva Kiir finally signed on August 26 - that will hopefully ensure an end to South... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Summit to look at how WV Supreme Court shapes business, economic climateHenry Jernigan figures entrepreneurs need to understand how their businesses an
Summit to look at how WV Supreme Court shapes business, economic climate
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Henry Jernigan figures entrepreneurs need to understand how their businesses and the economy are shaped by the decisions the five members of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals hand down throughout the year. So when the West Virginia Chamber... Read more
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Canberra Times
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacyData retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacy
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Data retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends from Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or 'jihadi' content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacyData retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacy
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
Data retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends from Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or 'jihadi' content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the... Read more
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The Age
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacyData retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacy
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Data retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends from Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or 'jihadi' content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the... Read more
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WA Today
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacyData retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacy
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Data retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends from Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or 'jihadi' content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacyData retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends
Data retention and the end of Australians' digital privacy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Data retention laws: Should we worry? The digital privacy of Australians ends from Tuesday, October 13. So, the fact that you visited a porn site or infidelity site Ashley Madison or 'jihadi' content sites, may in effect be discoverable without the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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The Young Witness
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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Western Advocate
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialA former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in criminal charges being brought after inquiries, saying police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases for trial. Jerrold Cripps, QC,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trialPolice and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involvi
Former ICAC head blasts police and prosecutors for taking back seat in preparing cases for trial
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Police and prosecutors refuse to take an active role in preparing cases involving ICAC targets for trial, a former head of the corruption watchdog says. A former head of the corruption watchdog has blamed "bureaucratic inertia" for the delay in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Vellar, Paradisis end long dispute Disgraced Wollongong developer Frank Vellar yesterday ended a long-running di
Vellar, Paradisis end long dispute
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Disgraced Wollongong developer Frank Vellar yesterday ended a long-running dispute with businessman George Paradisis over an alleged debt.Mr Vellar had accused Mr Paradisis of failing to pay his company - Vellar... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Malaysia’s Beleaguered PM Ducks Corruption ConfabIn what has to be a major embarrassment, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak h
Malaysia’s Beleaguered PM Ducks Corruption Confab
Asia Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
In what has to be a major embarrassment, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has quietly cancelled his appearance as a speaker at the prestigious 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference and Transparency International gathering, to be held Sep.... Read more
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Daily Record
Archbishop Tartaglia hears of abuse hell first-hand after meeting victimThe 56-year-old, who was assaulted as a child at a Catholic brothers’ school in
Archbishop Tartaglia hears of abuse hell first-hand after meeting victim
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
The 56-year-old, who was assaulted as a child at a Catholic brothers’ school in Falkland, Fife, said the discussion was very positive and he raised his concerns in a “very open and frank” way. He said he was surprised to be given the audience. Dave... Read more
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iol.co.za
King’s budget reeks of favouritismINDEPENDENT MEDIAKing Goodwill Zwelithinis annual remuneration is about 50 time
King’s budget reeks of favouritism
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAKing Goodwill Zwelithinis annual remuneration is about 50 times that of other recognised traditional kings in the country who, in turn, earn about 10 times more than traditional headmen. File picture: Mandla Mkhize King Goodwill... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anti-corruption debate sees woes of NT's minority government worsen'Peeing contest' between NT Government, Labor stopped after independent motion
Anti-corruption debate sees woes of NT's minority government worsen
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
'Peeing contest' between NT Government, Labor stopped after independent motion wins the house Photo: NT Chief Minister Adam Giles (right) flanked by CLP colleague Peter Chandler on the day the minority government was rolled again by Labor and the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendmentFor the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-m
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
For the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-making amendment to the Illinois Constitution, there's organized opposition to the idea. Supporters of the amendment say that's a sign that the political powers that be... Read more
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Aljazeera
Once again, UK lets Netanyahu get away with itThe British government used the "civilising" narrative to deny sovereignty, jus
Once again, UK lets Netanyahu get away with it
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
The British government used the "civilising" narrative to deny sovereignty, justify the colonisation process and build an empire. It argued that there was a "majority of German-speaking" population to allow the surrender of the Sudetenland to Nazi... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Town to seek U.S. funds to clean mineSILVERTON, Colo. -- A Colorado town near where a toxic mine leak earlier this m
Town to seek U.S. funds to clean mine
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
SILVERTON, Colo. -- A Colorado town near where a toxic mine leak earlier this month unleashed a torrent of heavy metals into Western rivers has decided to request federal disaster funds to clean up the mine. The Silverton board of trustees and the... Read more
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