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MPs deliver damning verdict on Cameron's Libya intervention

David Cameron’s intervention in Libya was carried out with no proper intelligence analysis, drifted into an unannounced goal of regime change and shirked its moral responsibility to help reconstruct the country following the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, according to a scathing report by the foreign …

Africa

Shook Ones: Brock Turner’s Family Asks Cops For Protection From People Who Rightfully Hate Him

Cops Monitoring Social Media For Threats Against Rapist Brock Turner<p>Although convicted rapist Brock Turner is free from jail, he’s not free from Hell.<p>…

Crime

Children who kill - From shootings to stranglings, 11 evil kids and how they took another young life

It's rare for a child to commit a serious crime , and even rarer for that act to be murder.<p>So when these cases make the news, they fascinate readers, …

Families of soldiers killed in Iraq vow to sue Tony Blair for 'every penny' in ground-breaking lawsuit

Tony Blair will be pursued through the courts for "every penny" of the fortune he has earned since leaving Downing Street, the families of soldiers killed in Iraq vowed.<p>Mr Blair faces a civil law suit over allegations he abused his power as prime minister to wage war in Iraq. The damages, according …

Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment

Award-winning law student denied cop ride-along — despite no criminal record | Toronto Star

Toronto police spokesperson Meaghan Gray could not comment on Singh’s case but said in an email that, prior to ride-along approvals, police divisions …

Justice

Innocent women tortured in Mexico to boost arrest figures, report says

Research finds women were illegally arrested and raped to justify war on drugs and only a handful of perpetrators in law enforcement have been prosecuted<p>Tailyn Wang was two months pregnant when federal police officers broke into her house in Mexico City, ripped off her nightgown and threw her to …

Crime

Kabul to investigate child sex slavery fuelling insider attacks

Afghanistan's president has ordered a "thorough investigation" into institutionalised sexual abuse of children by police, after news agency AFP revealed the Taliban are using child sex slaves to launch deadly insider attacks.<p>There has been international condemnation of paedophilic "bacha bazi" - …

Britain sees spike in hate crimes after Brexit vote

In the wake of last week's Brexit vote, there's been a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting European nationals in the UK. Experts warn of deep …

United Kingdom

Law School Grads Could Be Next To Have Student Loans Cancelled

Law graduates, many with more than $100,000 in debt, could soon seek to have their loans cancelled. And some may have a convincing case.<p>They made misleading claims about how many of their students were likely to find a job, obscuring the grim reality of how few get employment in their field. They …

Surge in Hate Crimes in the U.K. Following U.K.'s Brexit Vote

There has been a surge in racist attacks in the United Kingdom following Thursday’s referendum in which 52% of voters said they wanted to leave the …

United Kingdom

What I Wore to My Divorce

You'd think that your outfit would be the very last thing you'd be thinking about the night before you go to court to finalise a divorce. There's surely so much else going on - worries about dividing assets, fair settlements, what's going to happen to the children, if there are any, where you're …

The Supreme Court Just Ruled On The Texas Abortion Case

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' sweeping abortion clinic regulations, delivering supporters of reproductive rights a decisive victory in …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

ALERT: Hawaii Becomes First State to Indiscriminately Put All Legal Gun Owners on FBI Criminal Watch List

We’ve been hearing a lot about watch lists recently, but there is another kind of list that has nothing to do with terror. It’s the FBI criminal …

Guns

Brexit: What does it mean for you?

<i>Go here to follow CNN's coverage of the UK referendum live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> The results are in -- the British public has voted to leave the European Union.<p>So what does a Brexit look like for you? It depends who you are.<p>The Homeowner<p>The consensus among British property analysts appears to be that a …

United Kingdom

Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence with a Family Law Firm in Temecula

In California, domestic violence laws protect the victims from further attacks. They allow the court to become involved and provide adequate …

ObamaCare may force employers to pull the plug on millions of health plans, CBO report finds

In the latest report to undercut President Obama's "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it" promise, the Congressional Budget Office projects millions of workers will leave employer-sponsored health plans over the next decade because of ObamaCare.<p>Some will opt to go on Medicaid, but …

Health Care

Most of the Cologne Attacks on Women Don't Count as Crimes in Germany

Germany's troubling sexual assault law perpetuates terrible double standards against victims.<p>When hundreds of women were allegedly fondled and groped by a crowd of men on New Year's Eve in Cologne, Germany, there was international outcry. But the debate quickly veered away from the sexual assault …

Terrorism

The Story Behind the Iconic Photo of a Brussels Airport Attack Victim

Blood is running down the woman’s face as she looks around in fear. She’s lost a shoe and her shirt has been ripped to shreds in the blasts that left …

Photographers
Boris Johnson
Terrorism
Terrorism

Documents and computers seized in armed, apartheid military-style robbery at Helen Suzman Foundation offices

Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) director Francis Antonie said he was shocked by the apparently well-orchestrated and brazen robbery which occurred at …

Sugar tax plans attacked by campaigners and industry

George Osborne could face legal battle over sugar taxes, with manufacturers and health campaigners saying it's not fair to exclude fruit juices, smoothies and milkshakes from the levy<p>Government plans for a sugar tax are facing disarray as obesity campaigners and soft drinks firms both condemned …

Rapist Luke Grender locked up as 'lenient' sentence reviewed

<b>A teenager rapist has had his suspended sentence replaced by a three-year term in a young offenders institution after the case was referred back to the Court of Appeal.</b><p>Luke Grender was sentenced for the rape of a schoolgirl in January but the attorney-general asked for a rethink.<p>The judge at that …

Crime
Health Care

New Zealand bans zero-hour contracts

New Zealand has passed legislation banning zero-hour contracts, in what is thought to be one of the first laws in the developed world to end the use …