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Fury as Australia's Abbott calls Aboriginal communities a 'lifestyle choice'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it is not the taxpayers' job to subsidise people's "lifestyle choices" ahead of plan to close more than 100 remote Aboriginal communities<p>Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister, has been criticised as shameless and insensitive following his claim that …

Students at OU hope racist fraternity video sparks change

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A video of University of Oklahoma fraternity members engaging in a racist chant outraged and angered students across the campus, …

France objects to Waterloo euro coin

<b>A new design for a €2 coin featuring a map of a European battle is proving divisive in Brussels.</b><p>The design shows an image of the Lion Hill memorial at Waterloo, near Brussels. It was submitted by Belgium to commemorate the battle fought there on 18 June 1815.<p>But one member of the European Union …

Texas executes inmate as lethal drug supply dwindles

Manuel Vasquez was the fourth man executed in Texas this year<p><b>Texas is down to its final dose of lethal injection drugs after the US state executed a man on Wednesday.</b><p>States across the country have seen their drug inventories dwindle after European manufacturers opposed to capital punishment have …

US steps up Syrian refugee admissions but why are some still excluded?

The US is preparing to permanently resettle thousands of the millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes during the country’s four-year civil war. But as the lengthy resettlement process speeds up, some human rights advocates are concerned that certain refugees are being unfairly excluded.<p>So …