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MI5 ?tried to recruit? Woolwich murder suspect
25 May 2013 at 4:45am
UK intelligence service MI5 approached Woolwich killing suspect Michael Adebolajo to offer him a job, a friend of the alleged murderer claimed in a BBC interview. Shortly after his statement, polic...
Suicide bombing strikes near Interior Ministry in southern Russia's Dagestan
25 May 2013 at 4:27am
A suicide bombing has struck near a building of the Russian Interior Affairs Ministry in Dagestan, North Caucasus, killing a police officer and injuring ten people, officials said.
Global march challenges Monsanto's dominance: LIVE UPDATES
24 May 2013 at 11:06pm
The March Against Monsanto will see hundreds of thousands in 40 countries unite to challenge biotechnology corporations and protest against genetically modified foods, which despite bans in some co...
Obama 'worse than Nixon' for press freedoms
24 May 2013 at 10:36pm
President Barack Obama is the biggest threat to press freedom, one of the hallmarks of a true democracy, the United States has seen since former President Nixon, according to attorney James Goodale...
Delinquent US student loans hit record high, with over $100 billion past due
24 May 2013 at 9:11pm
The number and value of overdue student loans has reached an all-time high in the US as nearly a third of 20- to 24-year-olds are currently unemployed, according to a report by the Department of Ed...
New York fast-food workers protest Wendy's in latest labor rights demo
24 May 2013 at 8:59pm
Fast-food workers continued demonstrating for better conditions Friday, protesting a Wendy?s shareholder meeting just one week after the New York Attorney General announced an investigation into cl...
FBI killing of man with ties to Tsarnaev: Self-defense or excessive force?
24 May 2013 at 8:03pm
The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of Ibragim Todashev remain murky, and the FBI has little interest in revealing too much information as the suspect?s death might be a case of excess...
In Guantanamo, fine words are no substitute for freedom
24 May 2013 at 7:27pm
When President Obama delivered a major speech on America's drone program and the ongoing existence of the Guantanamo prison, the majority of those most affected by the latter - the prisoners themse...
?Lack of public debate on immigration caused Stockholm riots?
24 May 2013 at 6:03pm
Sweden should put its political correctness aside and start an open debate on immigration as it?s the only way to avoid a repeat of the Stockholm riots, Mishra Mrutyuanjai, Swedish Democrats moveme...
Britain?s Eton College asks teenage candidates to justify shooting protesters
24 May 2013 at 5:01pm
UK?s elite school asked 13-year old boys to pretend to be Prime Minister and justify the army shooting dead 25 protesters in a speech to win a scholarship, British media revealed.
Judge charged with stealing cocaine from evidence of cases he presided over
24 May 2013 at 4:53pm
A former Pennsylvania judge has been charged on allegations that he stole confiscated cocaine used in case trials, in some instances replacing the contraband with baking soda.
?UK security services warned for a decade about wars abroad sparking home ter...
24 May 2013 at 4:05pm
Woolwich machete attack is a result of the policy of British government that continues wars abroad despite security services? warnings that this would increase the danger of terrorism in the UK, Li...
Wall Street is writing its own regulation bill
24 May 2013 at 3:21pm
Bank lobbyists have a direct influence on financial legislation drafted in Congress, and are in some cases even writing the measures themselves. Citigroup this month drafted a regulation bill that ...
On the eve of March against Monsanto Senate shoots down GMO labeling bill
24 May 2013 at 2:09pm
As 200,000 people prepare to march against Monsanto, the Senate has overwhelmingly rejected a bill that would allow states to decide if genetically modified food products should be labeled.
Resource rich countries cannot manage their wealth ? report
24 May 2013 at 12:14pm
Only 11 out of 58 countries rich in natural resources can effectively manage their wealth, according to the first of its kind report from the Revenue Watch Institute, a think tank which specializes...
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