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US military members could be prosecuted for war crimes in Yemen

Congressman Ted Lieu, a former air force lawyer, says members of US armed services could be prosecuted for providing support for Saudi-led coalition<p>Members of the US armed services could be prosecuted for war crimes for providing midair refueling and other military support for the Saudi-led …

Middle East

Ex-cop in Cincinnati shooting not dragged by car: prosecution expert | Reuters

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murdering a black Ohio man during a traffic stop was not dragged or in danger of being run over, a prosecution witness testified on Thursday, contradicting the officer’s statement that he felt in danger of being …

Latin America

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old document.<p>The interfaith event was organized to draw attention to the …

Standing Rock Reservation
South Korea

Woman in Brock Turner case has her say

<b>(CNN) —</b> She's not a victim. She's a survivor.<p>That's what the woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner wants you to know about her.<p>The woman known as Emily Doe broke her silence in an essay for Glamour magazine, which named her its woman of the year.<p>It's …

Joe Biden

After another release of documents, FBI finds itself caught in a partisan fray

Scenes from the career of the bureau’s head.<p>James B. Comey, the head of the bureau since 2013, was dismissed by President Trump on May 9, 2017.<p>The surprise tweet from a little-used FBI account came about 1 p.m. Tuesday, announcing that the agency had published on its website 129 pages of internal …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

China state media say all 33 miners found dead

Chinese state media reported that all 33 coal miners trapped underground in a gas explosion have been found dead.<p>Two miners survived Monday's explosion but rescuers working around the clock found no others alive. All bodies have been recovered and rescuers were shown bowing their heads in memorial …

Chinese mine confirms 33 dead after Jinshangou blast

<b>All 33 miners trapped in a coal mine in China by an explosion have been found dead, report state media.</b><p>Rescuers had been working round the clock to reach the miners since the blast on Monday morning in the south-west Chongqing region.<p>The People's Daily newspaper said all the bodies had been pulled …

Boko Haram survivors sexually abused by government officials at 'safe' camps

<b>(CNN) —</b> Women and girls who survived Boko Haram violence were raped by government officials at camps in northern Nigeria where they sought safety, according to a new rights group report.<p>Dozens of victims who stayed at camps for the displaced in Borno State's capital Maiduguri told Human Rights …

North Africa

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama has called for "peace" and "restraint" on the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining whether the four-state project can be rerouted in southern North Dakota to alleviate the concerns of American …

Salt Lake City

Gun control groups spend millions on state ballot initiatives | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gun safety advocates are pouring tens of millions of dollars into Maine and Nevada to support ballot initiatives that would mandate background checks for gun sales in an effort to clinch state-level victories after years of failed drives in Congress.<p>A pedestrian walks past a …


California cities ban pot sales ahead of state vote

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Worried that California might legalize recreational marijuana, the state's third-largest city by population has voted to ban pot sales ahead of Tuesday's election.<p>San Jose isn't alone in scrambling to block the possible effects of Proposition 64, which would legalize pot but …