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Sudan's security forces killed, raped and burned civilians alive, says rights group

Human Rights Watch report catalogues appalling acts carried out by Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces during two military campaigns in Darfur<p>Sudanese security forces gang-raped women in hospital, shot and burned civilians alive, and committed other appalling acts of torture during two military campaigns …

Africa

NFL Cheerleader Says She Earned Just $125 a Game

Meanwhile, Roger Goodell was earning $44 million in 2013.<p>The NFL split $7.2 billion in revenue among its teams for the 2014 fiscal year. That means each team got $226.4 million, in addition to the tens or hundreds of millions teams make on their own. And yet their cheerleaders earn a …

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About the Shocking Extent of Sexual War Crimes

"It's a violent, brutal, terrorizing weapon."<p>Speaking at the UK House of Lords as part of a committee on sexual violence in war,Angelina Jolie described the shocking ways that ISIS is using sexual violence as a "dehumanizing weapon," specifically detailing the horrific atrocities against girls as …

Angelina Jolie

Iran Renews Attacks on the U.S. and Israel In Spite of Nuclear Deal

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei renewed his attacks on Israel and the United States in a speech to …

For The Record, Here's Why A White Person Shouldn't Call A Black Person 'Mammy'

A helpful explainer for any would-be Miley Cyruses out there.<p>WASHINGTON -- At this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, host Miley Cyrus appeared in a pre-taped segment with hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg and her own grandmother. Snoop told Cyrus that her “mammie” -- which has evidently long been Cyrus' …

The Cuban Missile Crisis Explains Why Iran Won't Go to War With Israel

One point of agreement unites supporters and opponents of the Iranian nuclear arms treaty: We can't permit Iran to get the bomb. A nuclear-armed Iran would transform Israel into a smoking, radiating ruin, the thinking goes. The only way to prevent this second Holocaust is presumably to prevent Iran …