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Minors among 47 executed by Saudi Arabia, activists say

Two men accused of being part of al-Qaeda and one Shia protester said to have been under 18 at the time of their alleged offences<p>Saudi Arabia has been accused of executing minors among the 47 men whose sentences were carried out just after the New Year.<p>The Gulf kingdom triggered worldwide outrage …

Storing Body Cam Data is the Next Big Challenge for Police

There are nearly 18,000 state and local police departments in the United States, and almost one-third of them are now putting body-cameras on their …

Two Palestinians shot dead after stabbing two Israelis in West Bank: police

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Two Palestinians were shot dead after stabbing two Israeli women on Monday in the West Bank, police said, in an emerging pattern of assaults inside Jewish settlements in the occupied territory.<p>One of the women was in critical condition and the other sustained moderate wounds …

Ex-cop pleads guilty to murdering Oregon woman found in suitcase | Reuters

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Wisconsin police officer accused of killing two women, stuffing their bodies into suitcases and dumping them on a rural road pleaded guilty on Monday to murder in one of the cases, online court records showed.<p>Steven Zelich, 54, entered guilty pleas in Kenosha County …

Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to …

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art show with warning on antisemitism

German chancellor says refugees from the Middle East, where hatred of Jews is ‘widespread’, must learn about the Holocaust<p>The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has opened a major exhibition in Berlin featuring works by Jewish concentration camp prisoners, as she pledged to combat a feared rise in …

Angela Merkel

Federal Task Force Recommends Reducing Number Of Inmates By 60,000 In 10 Years

A bipartisan task force created by Congress issued "an urgent call to action" Tuesday to overhaul the nation's federal prisons and reduce the number of U.S. inmates by 60,000 over the next decade.<p>A new report from the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections found that punitive mandatory …

Surge of Americans tests limits of Cuba's tourism industry | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba’s tourism industry is under unprecedented strain and struggling to meet demand with record numbers of visitors arriving a year after detente with the United States renewed interest in the Caribbean island.<p>Its tropical weather, rich musical traditions, famed cigars and …

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post on Monday announced that he is banning solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons, citing concerns about its harmful psychological effects.<p>The move comes amid a national movement …

Former sex slaves reject Japan and South Korea's 'comfort women' accord

Deal made us look like fools, say women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels<p>Two women who were forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese military during the second world war have rejected the recent agreement between Japan and South Korea on the “comfort women” issue, saying it had made …

South Korea

Russia's FM calls British inquiry into poisoned spy a show

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister has rejected the conclusion by a British judge that former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko had been poisoned …

In Cambodia, John Kerry balances trade ties with warning on human rights

<b>Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN) —</b> U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Cambodia's leaders Tuesday, the second in a three-country swing through Southeast Asia meant to deepen U.S. partnerships ahead of a key summit with the region's leaders next month.<p>Kerry met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun …

Deputy shot during New Orleans drug raid; suspect arrested

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A deputy who was part of a wide-ranging federal crackdown on drugs across New Orleans was shot five times as he and a team tried …

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Flights cancelled as French protests turn violent

Paris police fired tear gas and taxi drivers lit bonfires on a major highway during nationwide strikes and protests over working conditions and competition from non-traditional services such as Uber.<p>French Prime Minister Manuel Valls agreed to an emergency meeting with taxi drivers on Tuesday …

Scientists keep the Doomsday Clock at the closest it’s been to midnight since the Cold War

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has announced that it is not moving the minute hand of its “Doomsday Clock” any closer to midnight.<p>While it’s nice knowing the prospects for the continuation of humanity are no worse than they’ve recently been, we also aren’t any safer. The keepers of the clock say …

Cold War

Further sanctions on Cuba lifted

The United States on Tuesday announced further easing of sanctions on Cuba, the latest move towards fully restoring relations with Communist-run country.<p>The measures come into effect on Wednesday and include lifting export payment and financing restrictions as well as making air travel easier …

Cuba

Head of China's statistics bureau investigated for corruption

The head of China’s statistics bureau is being investigated for corruption, the country’s watchdog said on Tuesday.<p>“Wang Baoan is suspected of severe disciplinary violations, he is currently under investigation,” the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said in a one-line statement on its …

Corruption

Kerry presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Wednesday for China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear activities and decrease …