Colin Burch

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Journalists launch legal assault on Missouri execution secrecy laws

A coalition of mainstream news media intervened in the death penalty debate Thursday, filing a lawsuit in Missouri to contend that the public has a constitutional right to know where executioners get lethal injection drugs.<p>If successful, the lawsuit could have national implications. The journalists …

First Amendment

Thai Elections Postponed As Violence Hits Tourist Zone

Tourist alert! Three people are dead and 22 people are injured in Bangkok after a gunfire and grenade attack on a new protesters’ site early Thursday morning. The anti-government PDRC camp is close to the Democracy Monument–in the city’s prime tourist area.<p>The deadly violence achieved one of the …

Ukip embroiled in new row over Islamophobia

Ukip has become embroiled in yet another Islamophobia row after it emerged that one of its candidates has urged Catholics that they "must be ready to die" for their faith which is "the only countermeasure" to the "world domination" of Islam.<p>The candidate John Kearney is standing in Basingstoke. In …

Vietnam anger rises over South China Sea | US & Canada

The war of words between China and Vietnam over disputed islands in the <b>South China Sea</b> has gained steam and, while never dormant, the heated rhetoric has become notably more direct.<p>As the 14th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit was in progress last weekend in Naypydaw, Myanmar's …

Vietnam riots: China accuses US as military chiefs meet in Washington

Beijing's top general says US is worsening South China Sea tensions as Chinese in Vietnam are attacked over oil rig<p>Top military leaders of China and the US have exchanged firm warnings in Washington over the escalation of tensions in the South China Sea, where Beijing's deployment of an oil rig has …

Secret Service Issues Extend Beyond Amsterdam

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following up on yesterday’s report of Secret Service agents getting sloshed in Amsterdam, another …

New insight into how children learn maths

<b>Teaching maths using abstract gestures is a good way to help children learn, research suggests.</b><p>Eight-year-olds gained a deeper understanding of mathematical principles by using their hands as well as their brains, say US psychologists.<p>Children were taught to solve formulae such as: "4 + 2 + 6 = _ + …

Mathematics

U.N. watchdog urges Obama to review deadly drone policy | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. human rights watchdog called on the Obama administration on Thursday to review its use of drones to kill suspected al-Qaeda and Taliban militants abroad and reveal how it chose its targets.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama waves after his speech at the Bozar concert hall in …

Johnny Cash Has 'Four or Five More' Albums' Worth of Songs, Says Son

Producer Rick Rubin also says the likelihood of the release of more 'American Recordings' outtakes is good<p>Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, has …

Albums