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Pro-Russian forces parade detained European officers

By William Booth<p>, Bureau chief<p>Griff Witte<p>, Bureau chief<p>DONETSK, Ukraine — Seven European military officers and a translator being held hostage by pro-Russia separatists were paraded before the news media on Sunday, hours after another group of captives, three Ukrainian security agents, were shown …

Affirmative action lawyer calls Supreme Court decision on Michigan schools 'racist'

The civil rights lawyer who argued unsuccessfully before the Supreme Court to end Michigan’s affirmative action ban repeated Sunday that the high court’s decision was “racist.”<p>“This is a racist decision that takes us back to an era of state’s rights,” civil rights attorney Shanta Driver told “Fox …

Ukraine rebels free Swedish hostage; Obama seeks unity against Russia

KUALA LUMPUR/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian rebels paraded European monitors they are holding in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, freeing one but saying they had no plans to release another seven as the United States and Europe prepared new sanctions against Moscow.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama …

Afghan election: Abdullah and Ghani set for second round

Both candidates in the Afghan presidential election are insisting that they are prepared to fight on rather than make a deal.<p>Preliminary results show that neither the former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah or former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani reached the 50% needed for an outright …

Russia Today's attraction is its difference

Steve Bloomfield's article (Broadcast views, 25 April) is hardly a balanced view of the Russia Today channel. I have not noticed any "conspiracy theories", still less the "antisemitism" ascribed to presenters, actually being aired.<p>RT is certainly not without fault but it is different: and it is …

Osama Bin Laden Bar In Brazil, With Lookalike Owner, Is All Kinds Of Offensive

Sometimes novelty doesn't translate.<p>World Cup-goers in Brazil this summer can take in a game and have a drink with an Osama bin Laden lookalike at his tavern, Bar do Bin Laden.<p>Realizing that he looked like the now-dead al Qaeda leader, owner Ceará Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes renamed his Sao …

Witness Snaps Photo as UFO Hovers Over Ohio Field

Two Ohio witnesses at Springfield reported watching and photographing a triangle-shaped object hovering over a field along a country road on April 23, 2014, according to testimony in Case 55763 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.<p>The reporting witness was driving with his …

Man Lost At Sea For 14 Months Denies Eating Shipmate

Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who was rescued in January after 14 months adrift at sea, insists there is no truth to allegations that he ate his shipmate, Ezequiel Cordoba, to survive.<p>"Not for one second did I think of eating Ezequiel," he told the Daily Mail. "I wouldn’t have done it, even if it meant …

Don't Do It, Sad Clown; You Can Still Get A Job!

Think the sad clown trope has been overdone? You might think again when you watch this twisted video which, at first glance, appears to be an ad for a job-seeking website.<p>In the video (below), the out-of-work alkie mirth-maker is about as obsolete as his message machine. So he tries something …

Teacher Accused Of Giving Student A Birthday Lap Dance In Class

A 42-year-old teacher performed a "full contact" lap dance on a middle school student in front of his Texas classmates, authorities allege.<p>Felicia Smith was charged Thursday with having an improper relationship with a student because of her alleged 4-minute risque performance on a boy celebrating …

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NBA players protest racist talk attributed to L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling

The players in the National Basketball Association spoke out Sunday about racist comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.<p>The Clippers players staged a silent protest. As they warmed up for an NBA playoff game, the players removed their warmup shirts bearing team logos to …