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International Business Times
25% of female rape victims are under 14 years of age says ONS A quarter of all female rape victims are under 14 years of age, the Office for
25% of female rape victims are under 14 years of age says ONS
International Business Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
A quarter of all female rape victims are under 14 years of age, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. The findings are based on data gathered from 13 forces in England and Wales, between March 2014-15. Three in 10 (30%) of female... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
WATCH: Donald Trump holds campaign rally in Baton Rougeabuse?Breaking the silence: How early should children be educated about sex abu
WATCH: Donald Trump holds campaign rally in Baton Rouge
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 53 minutes ago
abuse?Breaking the silence: How early should children be educated about sex abuse? Statistics related to sexual assault of children are rising nationally. (Source: KLTV staff) Statistics related to sexual assault and children are rising... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Illinois News Digestthe desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or
Illinois News Digest
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 hours ago
the desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or hdellios@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois News Digestthe desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or
Illinois News Digest
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 5 hours ago
the desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or hdellios@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Tale of two gunsattainable only by the elite, were becoming commonplace among American families
St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Tale of two guns
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
attainable only by the elite, were becoming commonplace among American families. While the culture and general attitude of the country was swiftly changing and people were enjoying many freedoms they’d never had before, the savage irony was... Read more
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Bolton News
30 of female rape victims are girls aged under 16Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures indi
30 of female rape victims are girls aged under 16
Bolton News / Posted 6 hours ago
Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures indicate. The findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the age and gender of victims of alleged sexual offences recorded by police were published. Experimental... Read more
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MLive.com
MSU denies 'indifference' to sex assault reports, asks for lawsuit be tossedEAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit
MSU denies 'indifference' to sex assault reports, asks for lawsuit be tossed
MLive.com / Posted 7 hours ago
EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit by four current or former students who say they were sexually assaulted by other MSU students. The alleged victims contend MSU administrators acted with "deliberate... Read more
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Evening Standard
Nearly one third of rape victims are girls under 16Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures suge
Nearly one third of rape victims are girls under 16
Evening Standard / Posted 8 hours ago
Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures sugest. The findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the age and gender of victims of alleged sexual offences recorded by police were published. Sarah Green, of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
30% of female rape victims are girls aged under 16 « Shropshire StarThe findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the age and gender of v
30% of female rape victims are girls aged under 16 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 hours ago
The findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the age and gender of victims of alleged sexual offences recorded by police were published. Experimental data, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and based on statistics from... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valleydid, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valley
Oakland Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
did, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive inside a Bay Area apartment and forced her into prostitution the next two years. "I really wanted to leave but I couldn't," said B, whose name is being... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valleydid, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valley
The Fremont Argus / Posted 10 hours ago
did, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive inside a Bay Area apartment and forced her into prostitution the next two years. "I really wanted to leave but I couldn't," said B, whose name is being... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valleydid, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valley
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 10 hours ago
did, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive inside a Bay Area apartment and forced her into prostitution the next two years. "I really wanted to leave but I couldn't," said B, whose name is being... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
30% of female rape victims are girls aged under 16 Three in ten female rape victims were aged under 16 Nearly a third of female
30% of female rape victims are girls aged under 16
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Three in ten female rape victims were aged under 16 Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures indicate. The findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
30% of female rape victims under 16Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures indi
30% of female rape victims under 16
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 hours ago
Nearly a third of female rape victims are girls aged under 16, new figures indicate. The findings emerged as the first detailed breakdown of the age and gender of victims of alleged sexual offences recorded by police were published. Experimental... Read more
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International Business Times
Why do police assume rape victims are liars - but believe those reporting any other crime? The system for reporting rape in Britain is broken. Not only is rape the only c
Why do police assume rape victims are liars - but believe those reporting any other crime?
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
The system for reporting rape in Britain is broken. Not only is rape the only crime where a woman's claim – because most victims are women – is immediately met with doubt, it is the only one where you are required to prove you didn't do something to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valleydid, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive
Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valley
The Mercury News / Posted 15 hours ago
did, and on that day B--not yet 16--lost her freedom. The man held her captive inside a Bay Area apartment and forced her into prostitution the next two years. "I really wanted to leave but I couldn't," said B, whose name is being... Read more
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chroniclelive
Are the police being left behind in the fight against cyber-crime?In the week in which the Prime Minister says he wants reform of how the prison
Are the police being left behind in the fight against cyber-crime?
chroniclelive / Posted 15 hours ago
In the week in which the Prime Minister says he wants reform of how the prison system works, The Journal (on Saturday) reported a case of a serial fraudster who was spared jail after using a dead man’s chequebook, then walked free a second time after... Read more
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Christian Today
Brian Houston: I was 'shattered' when I discovered my father's sexual abusehis decision not to tell the police about his father's sexual abuse, and said h
Brian Houston: I was 'shattered' when I discovered my father's sexual abuse
Christian Today / Posted 16 hours ago
his decision not to tell the police about his father's sexual abuse, and said he was "shattered" when he discovered the crimes. Houston has previously detailed his slide toward depression after discovering his father had sexually abused... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
Reading Evening Post / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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walesonline
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
walesonline / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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birminghammail
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
birminghammail / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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chroniclelive
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
chroniclelive / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 20 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently sh
The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 hours ago
inside. The boy, who is thought to be four-year-old Isa Dare, is apparently shown with his hand on the detonator before shouting "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - next to the burnt wreckage. It is the second IS propaganda film believed to... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAcity: A community mourning those lost to increasing gang violence organizes to
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 21 hours ago
city: A community mourning those lost to increasing gang violence organizes to protect its youthBy JOE PAYNE The boardroom of the Santa Maria Join Union High School District was packed wall to wall with people on Jan. 28. They gathered there in an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Top Lawyers Frustrating War Against Corruption - MaguBy George Agba, Kunle Olasanmi and Muazu Elazeh The chairman of the Economic a
Top Lawyers Frustrating War Against Corruption - Magu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
By George Agba, Kunle Olasanmi and Muazu Elazeh The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday passed a damning verdict on members of the inner bar as he accused prominent lawyers of frustrating the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Police officer's single hug calms chaos after paradeFrank Panzica. (Source: LVMPD) A couple that went a little too far on the High
Police officer's single hug calms chaos after parade
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Frank Panzica. (Source: LVMPD) A couple that went a little too far on the High Roller observation wheel near the center of the Las Vegas Strip was taken into custody Friday, Las Vegas Metro police reported. About 3:45 p.m. Friday, security... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
A Jackson Public School Bus falls in sinkholeFrank Panzica. (Source: LVMPD) A couple that went a little too far on the High
A Jackson Public School Bus falls in sinkhole
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
Frank Panzica. (Source: LVMPD) A couple that went a little too far on the High Roller observation wheel near the center of the Las Vegas Strip was taken into custody Friday, Las Vegas Metro police reported. About 3:45 p.m. Friday, security... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mocking pols’ battlecry vs crime, gunmen kill 3As the election season kicked off with renewed campaign promises to stamp out c
Mocking pols’ battlecry vs crime, gunmen kill 3
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
As the election season kicked off with renewed campaign promises to stamp out crime, motorcycle-riding gunmen apparently paid no mind. Two Indian siblings and a businesswoman were shot dead in separate attacks in Antipolo City and Parañaque City,... Read more
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USA Today
Alberto Gonzales: Justice system wrongs too manyRise in exonerations of convicted criminals must spur forensic science reform,
Alberto Gonzales: Justice system wrongs too many
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Rise in exonerations of convicted criminals must spur forensic science reform, more access to lawyers and tougher oversight of police and prosecutors. When I served as general counsel to then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush, I had to tell a rape victim, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Officials Call for Strengthened Global Partnerships to Combat Human Traffickingwill and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks,
UN Officials Call for Strengthened Global Partnerships to Combat Human Trafficking
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
will and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks, what are needed is more meaningful international cooperation and adequate funding to take effective action, senior United Nations officials said today, warning that... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Comfort women’ outraged by Japanese gov’t attempt to revise history – BulatlatFilipina comfort women under the Lila Pilipina protesting in front of the Japan
‘Comfort women’ outraged by Japanese gov’t attempt to revise history – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted yesterday
Filipina comfort women under the Lila Pilipina protesting in front of the Japanese Embassy as it attempts to revise history in United Nations. (Contributed photo. ) “After being victims of Japanese war crimes, comfort women are now being made... Read more
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Finextra
FFA UK response to launch of Joint Fraud Taskforcethe launch Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) Director Katy Worobec said: “Fra
FFA UK response to launch of Joint Fraud Taskforce
Finextra / Posted yesterday
the launch Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) Director Katy Worobec said: “Fraud can have a devastating impact on its victims and banks are committed to eradicating this crime and stopping the scammers who target individuals and businesses.... Read more
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Daily News
Int'l community welcomes SL with open arms: ZeidUN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told the me
Int'l community welcomes SL with open arms: Zeid
Daily News / Posted yesterday
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told the media yesterday, that the international community wants to welcome Sri Lanka back into its fold without any lingering reservations. "It wants to help Sri Lanka become an... Read more
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Daily News
Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein wraps up Sri Lankan visitUN High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein today addressing a m
Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein wraps up Sri Lankan visit
Daily News / Posted yesterday
UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein today addressing a media briefing commented regarding his four day visit to Sri Lanka which came to an end. The full statement by UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein... Read more
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asianage
Sexual violence and its domino effectThree years ago, when we had just started Rahat, a survivor support programme f
Sexual violence and its domino effect
asianage / Posted yesterday
Three years ago, when we had just started Rahat, a survivor support programme for rape victims, I had gone to meet a 16-year-old in a shelter home situated in the congested part of the old city in south Mumbai. For the next few days, each night as I... Read more
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New Kerala
UN officials call for strengthened global partnerships to combat human traffickingwill and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks,
UN officials call for strengthened global partnerships to combat human trafficking
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
will and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks, what are needed is more meaningful international cooperation and adequate funding to take effective action, senior United Nations officials said today, warning that... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersCorpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texa
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Feb. 7, 2016. Governor finds a new cross for Texas to bear If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Seniors vs. Crime: New year, same old scamsSeniors vs. Crime is a special project that uses the force of the State Attorne
Seniors vs. Crime: New year, same old scams
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Seniors vs. Crime is a special project that uses the force of the State Attorney General’s Office and volunteers to help educate and protect seniors from harmful activity. We highlight real cases that could help you and your family avoid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mulago Can Do Without Interns - Health MinistryKampala — The government has not paid stipend to intern doctors for more than t
Mulago Can Do Without Interns - Health Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — The government has not paid stipend to intern doctors for more than three months, a delay the parent Health ministry acknowledged and attributed to late funds' disbursement by the Ministry of Finance. The ministry's Permanent Secretary, Dr... Read more
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The News & Observer
A year after slayings of Muslims, community seeks dialogue, harmony | News & Observer February 8, 2016 7:05 PM Farris Barakat, 25, brother of
A year after slayings of Muslims, community seeks dialogue, harmony
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 7:05 PM Farris Barakat, 25, brother of Deah Barakat, is still emotional... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Ohio Cosmetologists Training To Spot Human Trafficking SignsCosmetologists Training To Spot Human Trafficking Signs Cosmetologists all ove
Ohio Cosmetologists Training To Spot Human Trafficking Signs
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
Cosmetologists Training To Spot Human Trafficking Signs Cosmetologists all over Ohio have begun training to spot signs of human trafficking in their clients. The new educational push was a requirement passed by the State Cosmetology Board for... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader illsECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) - One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her h
Pope's visit to violent Mexican city highlights broader ills
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) - One evening in September 2014, Mariana Yanez left her home in this crime-plagued Mexico City suburb saying she was going to make some photocopies. Then she vanished. Months later, authorities called her mother to say her... Read more
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