Karla Gonzalez

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South Sudan: Conflicting reports over White Army clashes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1040000/1040051_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532559113_78000789488f565df2495202b1a2d94e<p><b>There are conflicting reports from South Sudan where youths loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are said to be marching on the strategic town of Bor.</b><p>In …

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Justine Sacco and the tweet heard around the world — when public shaming metastasizes into an angry mob

If you weren’t part of it while it was happening on Twitter, chances are you heard about it on the news or from someone who was watching it unfold on …

Man Sets Self on Fire at Vatican

Animal Smuggling Ring Leader Pleads Guilty Amid Fresh Slaughter

U.S. officials warned today of an "urgent" need to stop the increasing "slaughter of magnificent creatures" around the world, as they announced a …

Regime air strikes pound Aleppo for fifth day

Syrian warplanes have bombed northern Aleppo for a fifth consecutive day, with opposition activists alleging that government forces dropped barrel bombs - barrels filled with explosives dropped from helicopters - on the city and several nearby villages.<p>The attacks on Thursday killed at least 11 …

North Korea threatens to attack South - by fax

Pyongyang sends fax threatening to attack South Korea without warning after leader's photo is set on fire during anti-Pyongyang rallies in Seoul<p><b>North Korea</b> has threatened to attack South Korea "without notice" in response to anti-Pyongyang rallies on the anniversary of the death of its former …

Peacekeepers killed at South Sudan UN base

At least two UN peacekeepers from India have been killed in an attack on a United Nations base in South Sudan, a UN spokesman said.<p>The UN said attackers from the country's second-largest ethnic group forced their way into the Akobo base in conflict-wracked Jonglei state on Thursday, pursuing …

South Sudan death toll rises sharply

Up to 500 people have been killed in violent clashes in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after President Salva Kiir said security forces had put down an attempted coup by supporters of his former deputy.<p>The violence was the focus of an emergency UN Security Council meeting, which heard that …

Harvard student held in bomb hoax

BOSTON — Bomb threats that led to the evacuations of four Harvard University campus buildings this week were made by a student trying to get out of taking a final exam, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.<p>The student, 20-year-old Eldo Kim, sent emails saying bombs had been placed around campus to …

NSA officials considering amnesty for Edward Snowden

But the State Department and the Justice Department are not on-board<p>Elias Isquith<p>December 16, 2013 7:45pm (UTC)<p>NSA officials are debating offering Edward Snowden amnesty if he'll turn over his trove of stolen documents, according to a report from the Guardian. While the conversation is ongoing …

Edward Snowden says judge's ruling vindicates NSA surveillance disclosures

Edward Snowden, the former security contractor who leaked a trove of National Security Agency documents, welcomed a court ruling on Monday that declared the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records to be a likely violation of the US constitution.<p>Snowden said the ruling, by a US district …

McCain Considers Ukraine Sanctions

After a trip to Ukraine, the Arizona senator tells The Daily Beast that Congress would consider sanctions if the government uses violence against …