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NI abortion law 'breaches human rights'

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Robert Lewis Dear is one of many religious extremists bred in North Carolina: Domestic terrorists threaten us more than Syrian refugees.

Another terrorist attack. Another grim tally of the dead and wounded. Another killer full of hate, from a land that breeds such men. Like millions of …

Anonymous Hacks Sheriff’s Department Computers For Sandra Bland, Leaks Info

Last month we reported on the “hacktivist” group Anonymous calling for a “Day of Rage” for Sandra Bland. The series of actions were given the name …

Jewish Israeli teens lean right, many support ‘price tag’

Jewish Israeli teens are becoming increasingly polarized in their political beliefs, with more than half identifying as politically right-wing and …

Israel

In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are

View Graphic<p>Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by The Washington Post.<p>Nine of 10 account holders …

Ruto and Sang case/'In the Courtroom' programme: Trial, Witness P-0442, 4-11 March 2014

Navy SEALs take back control of hijacked tanker

U.S. Navy SEALs have taken control of a commercial tanker that had been seized by three armed Libyans this month.<p>In response to the U.S. operation, a leader of the armed federalist group that seized oil ports in east Libya last year released a statement on Monday.<p>In that statement, Ibrahim Jadran …

Kerry Denounces Russian 'Act of Aggression', Warns of Trade Freeze

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Kerry: Russia's 'Act of Aggression'<p>01:46<p>Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday …

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Vigilante units to defend Crimea city against 'fascist' threat from Kiev

Mayor of fiercely pro-Russian Sebastopol announces formation of volunteer 'self defence' units amid outrage against new central authorities<p>It is over 70 years since the people of Sebastopol fought the desperate eight-month siege against invading Nazis that is commemorated on memorials around this …

Associated Press News

Arizona Senate to send Brewer gay rights bill

PHOENIX — Today is the day Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is officially supposed to get a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse some services, including some to gays.<p>Legislative action was completed last week, and if the state Senate officially delivers the …

McCain, Flake want Ariz. gay bill veto

Both senators from Arizona are calling for Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would allow businesses to deny service to gay customers.<p>Monday morning, Sen. John McCain tweeted his hope that the governor will veto Senate Bill 1062, echoing a tweet sent Saturday by Sen. Jeff Flake.<p>The bill was passed …

Australian navy went into Indonesian waters 'too easily' and 'often'

Australian naval ships entered Indonesian territorial waters often and with ease before the incursions sparked a diplomatic incident in January, according to a leaked Indonesian navy report, and an Indonesian navy spokesman reiterated that the 6 January incursion was a knowing and intentional …

Kidnapped Pakistani drone activist reappears, says was tortured | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-drone activist kidnapped from his home last week was tortured and interrogated before being dumped blindfolded on the outskirts of the capital early on Friday morning, his lawyer said.<p>Pakistani tribesman Kareem Khan, 43, poses with images of his deceased …

Nazi scientists planned to use mosquitoes as biological weapon

Himmler ordered secret research into how malaria-infected insects could be sent behind enemy lines, research reveals<p>The Nazis considered using mosquitoes as biological weapons during the second world war, research has revealed.<p>Towards the end of the war, scientists at an institute in Dachau …

China says 11 'terrorists' killed in new Xinjiang unrest | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Eleven “terrorists” were killed during an attack in China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, state news agency Xinhua said, in the latest violence to hit a part of the country with a large Muslim population.<p>A leading member of the ethnic Turkic Uighur community in exile …

Syria's disintegration alarms Israel

Nearly three years into the war in Syria, the Israeli government is getting used to the idea that its northern neighbour is changing beyond recognition as the bloodiest chapter of the Arab spring takes its bloody course with no end in sight.<br>Unlike Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, Israel – Syria's enemy …

Spain regressing on human rights, says judge who pursued Pinochet

The Spanish judge who made headlines around the world for pursuing foreign dictators from his court in Madrid has spoken out against his government's move to limit cross-border justice, and warned that the proposed changes are part of a wider step backwards on human rights in Spain.<p>Spanish MPs …

Associated Press News

Why we will rise from members of the International Criminal Court

Employees at the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor, including Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, share why they plan to Rise For …

International Criminal Court