Stephanie Larrieta

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Argentine Judges Dismiss Rape of 6-Year-Old Because Child Is ‘Gay’

Two justices in Argentina gave a pedophile a severely reduced sentence because his 6-year-old victim had been previously abused and seemed ‘gay.’<p>Two …

Americans Want the Patriot Act to Die. Let It.

One section of the Patriot Act has been ritually abused. Americans want it changed. With a few days left to kill, amend, or reauthorize the bill, the …

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'They hit us, with hammers, by knife': Rohingya migrants tell of horror at sea

Up to 8,000 are believed to be stuck off Thai, Indonesian and Malaysian coasts, and those who made it to shore describe violence and starvation<p>Crowded under tarpaulin tents strewn with rubbish and boxes of water, the Burmese and Bangladeshi migrants speak of horrors at sea: of murders, of killing …

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Philippines offers refuge to desperate migrants trapped on boats

Government in Manila becomes first in the region to offer safe haven to thousands of refugees and migrants stranded on Asia’s seas<p>The Philippines has signalled it is ready to take in thousands of migrants who are stranded on Asia’s seas, the first country to offer shelter after its south-east Asian …

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The New NSA Reform Bill Would Give the Government Even More Power to Spy on Your Smartphone

On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives passed a bill to rein in the NSA's dragnet phone surveillance programs. But as the debate moves to the Senate, it's not clear whether we're debating a phone dragnet or an Internet one.<p>On Wednesday afternoon, the House passed the USA Freedom Act by the …

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The West’s Female-Genital Mutilation Wake-Up Call

The U.K. alone is now treating 300 women and girls each month for the aftereffects of the brutal, unnecessary surgery. We need Obama to follow …

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