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Irish Court Temporarily Legalizes Ecstasy and Dozens of Other Drugs

World<p>Ecstasy, crystal meth and other psychoactive drugs are technically legal for at least the next day or so in Ireland after a court struck down the government orders that criminalized them Tuesday.<p>The Irish parliament was in emergency session Tuesday night to fix the legal technicality the judge …

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Virgin's Branson joins clemency calls for Indonesia death row inmates

SYDNEY (Reuters) - British businessman Richard Branson has joined calls for clemency for convicted foreigners on death row in Indonesia, as an Indonesian minister warned of a renewed influx of asylum seekers into Australia if it continues to push the issue.<p>Virgin founder Branson said on Wednesday …

'Eco-terrorism' threat to poison infant formula in New Zealand

<b>(CNN) —</b> New Zealand police have revealed a threat to contaminate infant formula and other dairy formula with poison, in an apparent attempt to blackmail the government over its pest control policies.<p>Police appealed for public help to find the alleged blackmailer, at a press conference in Wellington …

Myanmar police crack down on student protesters

Scores of people protesting against education bill arrested in violent clampdown by baton-wielding police in Yangon.<p>At least 16 police officers and eight protesters were hurt when Myanmar police clashed with students, monks and journalists as they broke up protesters calling for academic freedom, …

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Plague pit with 3,000 skeletons uncovered at new Liverpool Street station ticket hall

Team of 60 archaeologists work on Bedlam burial site that will serve the cross-London Crossrail line to test skeletons of victims from Great Plague<p>Archaeologists have begun excavating around 3,000 skeletons from a burial ground used during the period of the Great Plague in 1665.<p>The Bedlam burial …

Atlanta police shoot naked and unarmed black man

<b>A white police officer in an Atlanta suburb shot dead an unarmed black man who was not wearing clothes on Monday.</b><p>The officer was responding to an emergency call about a man "acting deranged" and "crawling around on the ground naked".<p>DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander said no weapon was …

Boston bombing trial: Jury shown 'blood-stained Tsarnaev note'

<b>The jury in the trial of a man accused of the Boston Marathon bombings has been shown a blood-stained message he allegedly wrote on the inside of a boat he was hiding in before his capture.</b><p>The message accuses the US government of "killing our innocent civilians".<p>Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, is charged …