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SouthwesternOntario.ca
How former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark became a millennial idoltrial, Marcia Clark woke up beaten. “I was just so burnt out. I was emotionall
How former O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark became a millennial idol
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 54 minutes ago
trial, Marcia Clark woke up beaten. “I was just so burnt out. I was emotionally depleted, physically depleted,” says the former prosecutor. “I couldn’t even conceive of walking back into the courtroom.” She became a kind of punch line, the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Prosecutors 'under the gun' on juvenile lifer decisionsAs a summer deadline approaches, prosecutors must review hundreds of cases, man
Prosecutors 'under the gun' on juvenile lifer decisions
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
As a summer deadline approaches, prosecutors must review hundreds of cases, many of them cold. A series of federal and state court rulings has swept away the legal underpinnings automatically denying the possibility of parole to so-called juvenile... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 6 hours ago
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lifting Up Citizens' Spirits to Ensuring Good GovernanceThe predominant task of Ethiopia at present is sustaining the double-digit econ
Lifting Up Citizens' Spirits to Ensuring Good Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The predominant task of Ethiopia at present is sustaining the double-digit economic growth to alleviate poverty and withstand the effects of drought caused by erratic weather conditions. Besides, the other major endeavour for the country is the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
N.O. mayor tackles crime and violence in Tulane address 2nd May 2016 · 0 Comments On the evening of April 27 at Tulane University, l
N.O. mayor tackles crime and violence in Tulane address
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
2nd May 2016 · 0 Comments On the evening of April 27 at Tulane University, less than 24 hours before a preliminary hearing on the high-profile slaying of former New Orleans Saints player Will... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugsin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugs
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 hours ago
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 18 hours ago
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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Daily Mail
A writer's campaign to change people’s understanding of rapethe answer, says a writer campaigning to put them right When novelist Holly Bo
A writer's campaign to change people’s understanding of rape
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
the answer, says a writer campaigning to put them right When novelist Holly Bourne started working at an advice website for young adults, she was shocked to find that this was the most frequently asked question. Now she is campaigning to change... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Case for victim rightsKim Case was 19 when a man grabbed her from her driveway. For the following 15
Case for victim rights
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
Kim Case was 19 when a man grabbed her from her driveway. For the following 15 hours, the kidnapper and three other men raped and assaulted her in Clay, Jackson and Cass counties in western Missouri. They had followed her home from a Perkins... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Enraged parents lose controlParents lose control at kids' gamesMore than once a month in South Florida, a p
Enraged parents lose control
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Parents lose control at kids' gamesMore than once a month in South Florida, a parent of a young athlete punches another parent, storms a playing field, spits on a refereeBy Amy Shipley A soccer father decks a soccer mom after an 11-and-under game in... Read more
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International Business Times
Romanian sex workers facing deportation plan to challenge UK immigration policy Romanian sex workers are set to challenge UK immigration laws after many of the
Romanian sex workers facing deportation plan to challenge UK immigration policy
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Romanian sex workers are set to challenge UK immigration laws after many of them were served with deportation notices following a crackdown on "high-harm" EU-national criminals. Operation Nexus – a joint exercise of the Metropolitan Police Service... Read more
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Denver Post
"I'm a public servant, and I'm not a public slave." Colorado DA defends 6 1/2 weeks vacationColorado's 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown took more than 6½ weeks o
"I'm a public servant, and I'm not a public slave." Colorado DA defends 6 1/2 weeks vacation
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
Colorado's 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown took more than 6½ weeks off work in 2015, an amount far greater than that taken by his senior attorneys and some of his peers. Brown, elected in 2013 and seeking re-election this year, said the... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
High road crime wave’ High road crime wave sparks call for more policing Businesses in the borough
High road crime wave’
The Ham&High Network / Posted yesterday
High road crime wave sparks call for more policing Businesses in the borough say they are experiencing a crime wave and have called for more police patrols after two shops were burgled in the same week. Charity shops and... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugsin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugs
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugsin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Ohio family massacre highlights rural region’s ties to illegal drugs
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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My EastText
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
My EastText / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug tiesin tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38
Family massacre highlights Ohio drug ties
KSBW Salinas / Posted yesterday
in tight-knit Piketon had a connection to the Rhoden family. Dana Rhoden, a 38-year-old certified nursing assistant, cared for many in this rural Ohio community of 2,200. She was remembered for her compassion and sunny demeanor, a soothing presence... Read more
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LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA ForensicsThe human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its bluepr
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted yesterday
The human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its blueprint becomes the prosecutor of crimes and the liberator of innocents. Since its inception as a forensic tool,2 DNA has had a dual nature: (1) scientifically girded evidence... Read more
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CNN
Family massacre highlights Ohio's drug tiesa 4-day-old infant who was found next to Hanna, her slain mother. The gruesome
Family massacre highlights Ohio's drug ties
CNN / Posted yesterday
a 4-day-old infant who was found next to Hanna, her slain mother. The gruesome slayings have rattled this southeast corner of Appalachian Ohio, a region that culturally identifies more closely with neighboring Kentucky and West Virginia than the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Twice the victim of a rapiststatutory rape, and she still remembers the name she wanted to give her baby bo
Twice the victim of a rapist
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
statutory rape, and she still remembers the name she wanted to give her baby boy. “I had a different name picked out for him,” she said. “Jeremy.” But nothing about her baby’s birth was normal or planned out. Angelica was a 13-year-old... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Gale's trial off, future unclearA Champaign police officer charged with sex crimes in three cases in two counti
Gale's trial off, future unclear
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
A Champaign police officer charged with sex crimes in three cases in two counties told a judge he did not want a jury trial in one of his cases, which was set to start this week. The move Friday by Jerad Gale signals that prosecutors in Piatt County... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Pike County murders put focus on Appalachia’s challenges A community in Pike County comes to grips with the murder of eight members of
Pike County murders put focus on Appalachia’s challenges
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
A community in Pike County comes to grips with the murder of eight members of a single family all shot execution-style, most while they slept. Crime & Safety Headlines PEEBLES, Ohio — At the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Surviving sexual assaultKlawes said she was sexually assaulted by a neighbor boy in her small hometown
Surviving sexual assault
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Klawes said she was sexually assaulted by a neighbor boy in her small hometown in northern Wisconsin. Kat Klawes poses for a picture wearing the same clothes she was wearing when she was sexually assaulted in 2014. Klawes was photographed by a... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Attorneys: massage parlor workers victims of sex traffickingDoug Womack, attorney for Xiadying Yu. Macomb Daily photo A Chinese woman accu
Attorneys: massage parlor workers victims of sex trafficking
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Doug Womack, attorney for Xiadying Yu. Macomb Daily photo A Chinese woman accused of offering prostitution at a Harrison Township massage parlor sobbed uncontrollably in fear when her attorney first met her at court. �She was crying for an hour,�... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond the ICC - How International Criminal Justice Can ThriveThe international criminal justice system has been developing at an exponential
Beyond the ICC - How International Criminal Justice Can Thrive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The international criminal justice system has been developing at an exponential rate; and Africa remains a wellspring of such developments. At the International Criminal Court (ICC), which remains focused mostly on African situations, the first four... Read more
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Louth Leader
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissionerWho will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissioner
Louth Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Who will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your vote will decide. Nominations closed last Thursday, with four candidates throwing their names into the hat – Marc Jones for the Conservatives, Lucinda Preston for... Read more
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Spalding Today
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissionerWho will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissioner
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
Who will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your vote will decide. Nominations closed last Thursday, with four candidates throwing their names into the hat – Marc Jones for the Conservatives, Lucinda Preston for... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissionerWho will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your
Candidates line up to be Lincolnshire’s new police and crime commissioner
Horncastle Today / Posted 2 days ago
Who will be the next police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire? Your vote will decide. Nominations closed last Thursday, with four candidates throwing their names into the hat – Marc Jones for the Conservatives, Lucinda Preston for... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Privacy Commission: We can’t hire arrested hackers The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Friday (April 29, 2016) said that it
Privacy Commission: We can’t hire arrested hackers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) on Friday (April 29, 2016) said that it is difficult to hire the arrested hackers involved in the defacing and leaking of data from the Commission on Elections... Read more
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The Hindu
Questions in Parliament, April 29, 2016Ministers inform Parliament about the difficulty of decrypting WhatsApp message
Questions in Parliament, April 29, 2016
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Ministers inform Parliament about the difficulty of decrypting WhatsApp messages, a “novel” use of cow urine, data on Indian tobacco users and gender diversity in boardrooms among other issues. ‘Security agencies unable to decrypt some info on... Read more
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Spalding Today
Look carefully before casting PCC voteballot but lost on the second to another Independent candidate. Lincolnshire w
Look carefully before casting PCC vote
Spalding Today / Posted 3 days ago
ballot but lost on the second to another Independent candidate. Lincolnshire was unique in having such a strong turnout for candidates who did not believe that the police should be run by party politicians. For years, we have had a failing... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Children’s Advocacy Center pinwheels offer symbol for Collier children in needVolunteers and staff from the Child Advocacy Center of Collier County set up 1,
Children’s Advocacy Center pinwheels offer symbol for Collier children in need
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Volunteers and staff from the Child Advocacy Center of Collier County set up 1,400 pinwheels on the beach Friday morning at Naples Pier to honor National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Each pinwheel represents a child that the center assisted last... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Is it safe to visit Thailand?Is Thailand safe? One of the most popular holiday destinations in south-east A
Is it safe to visit Thailand?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Is Thailand safe? One of the most popular holiday destinations in south-east Asia, Thailand lures around 25 million travellers every year, including nearly a million Britons, thanks to its clear seas, white sand beaches, excellent diving and relaxed... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stanford ranks No. 1 in state in crime per student, UC Berkeley No. 2, UC Santa Cruz No. 4Two of the state's most esteemed universities, Stanford and UC Berkeley, also l
Stanford ranks No. 1 in state in crime per student, UC Berkeley No. 2, UC Santa Cruz No. 4
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Two of the state's most esteemed universities, Stanford and UC Berkeley, also lead a more menacing list for the highest rates of reported crimes per student, according to a new study of crime on California university campuses. The data comes from... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Stanford ranks No. 1 in state in crime per student, UC Berkeley No. 2, UC Santa Cruz No. 4Two of the state's most esteemed universities, Stanford and UC Berkeley, also l
Stanford ranks No. 1 in state in crime per student, UC Berkeley No. 2, UC Santa Cruz No. 4
Silicon Valley / Posted 3 days ago
Two of the state's most esteemed universities, Stanford and UC Berkeley, also lead a more menacing list for the highest rates of reported crimes per student, according to a new study of crime on California university campuses. The data comes from... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Modern-day slavery: Shining a spotlight on human traffickingonly happens in movies like “Taken.” Sadly, they are wrong. Today, a spotlight
Modern-day slavery: Shining a spotlight on human trafficking
FOX Carolina / Posted 3 days ago
only happens in movies like “Taken.” Sadly, they are wrong. Today, a spotlight is shining onto the dark, sinister world of human trafficking and the all-too-real truth that human slavery exists in the United States, and in cities and towns... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Five seek three Hancock magistrate postsAll three incumbent magistrates - Michael Powell, Scott Hicks and Mike White -
Five seek three Hancock magistrate posts
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
All three incumbent magistrates - Michael Powell, Scott Hicks and Mike White - are running for re-election, and they're facing a challenge from two newcomers - Stu Mynes and David L. Robinson Jr. Because of recent statutory changes, this year's... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado prosecutor on extra time off: "I'm not a public slave."Colorado's 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown took more than 6½ weeks o
Colorado prosecutor on extra time off: "I'm not a public slave."
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
Colorado's 5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown took more than 6½ weeks off work in 2015, an amount far greater than that taken by his senior attorneys and some of his peers. Brown, elected in 2013 and seeking re-election this year, said the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
MacDonald, Anna& Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog
MacDonald, Anna
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
& Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog Anna MacDonald Anna MacDonald has worked for the ABC since 2005. She began her career at the ABC's Broken Hill office as a radio reporter. She then spent time in... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
5 magistrate candidates on nonpartisan ballotAll three incumbent magistrates-Michael Powell, Scott Hicks and Mike White-are
5 magistrate candidates on nonpartisan ballot
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 days ago
All three incumbent magistrates-Michael Powell, Scott Hicks and Mike White-are running for re-election, and they're facing a challenge from two newcomers-Stu Mynes and David L. Robinson Jr. Because of recent statutory changes, this year's magistrate... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: 'We are a city, we are a country that is drunk on violence'In the face of criticism over continuing violence in New Orleans and national a
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: 'We are a city, we are a country that is drunk on violence'
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
In the face of criticism over continuing violence in New Orleans and national attention to the recent killing of former Saints star Will Smith, Mayor Mitch Landrieu mounted a defense of his administration’s murder reduction strategy in a public... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
News from the world of entertainment - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South
News from the world of entertainment
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
- WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi Katy Perry to headline glitzy amfAR event during CannesKaty Perry to headline glitzy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shapes of Violence, 2since the world's deadliest terrorist organization - Boko Haram - abducted 271
Shapes of Violence, 2
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
since the world's deadliest terrorist organization - Boko Haram - abducted 271 girls from their high school in the town of Chibok - a tragedy that would shine much needed international attention on conflict in northeastern Nigeria. Sadly, the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Plato denies leaking affidavits on top cop to mediadoing his constitutional duty by handing over affidavits containing allegations
Plato denies leaking affidavits on top cop to media
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
doing his constitutional duty by handing over affidavits containing allegations that the province's deputy commissioner for detectives, Major General Jeremy Vearey, had criminal ties. "In terms of Section 206 of the Constitution, an MEC can... Read more
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International Business Times
Oklahoma oral sex ruling creates a disturbing loophole for sexual assault Too often, survivors of sexual assault are forced to justify why their rape was
Oklahoma oral sex ruling creates a disturbing loophole for sexual assault
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Too often, survivors of sexual assault are forced to justify why their rape was actually a rape. While perpetrators are innocent until proven guilty, victims are treated with suspicion – forced to explain away their decisions over clothing, walking... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too lateSukumaran (pictured) and Andrew Chan had to touch our hearts.(AFP/Getty Images:
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Sukumaran (pictured) and Andrew Chan had to touch our hearts.(AFP/Getty Images: Sonny Tumbelaka) Next time, let's not wait for someone to warm the cockles of our hearts before we take a massed stand against state-sanctioned murder, writes Neil... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bali 9: Time to death penalty-proof our AFP Photo: The Australian Federal Police could have arrested Andrew Chan and Myur
Bali 9: Time to death penalty-proof our AFP
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Photo: The Australian Federal Police could have arrested Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran on arrival in Australia. (Australian Federal Police) Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were only arrested in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Beyond jokes: Rape in the words of a victimMarie* walked back to her tent that morning unsure of what happened the night b
Beyond jokes: Rape in the words of a victim
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Marie* walked back to her tent that morning unsure of what happened the night before. She’s had drinks with strangers. It’s nothing new since she travels alone most of the time. This time, however, she was with a childhood friend who invited her to... Read more
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