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UN peacekeepers accused of killing and rape in Central African Republic

Amnesty International claims troops raped 12-year-old-girl and shot dead a father and his son while indiscriminately shooting in the street after armed clashes<p>UN peacekeepers shot dead a 16-year old boy and his father and raped a 12-year-old girl in Central African Republic, Amnesty International …

Africa

#handsup: Support the End Racial Profiling Act

When Mike Brown was killed one year ago, in the midst of tears and grief we prayed with our hands up, as tempers flared and fires burned. When we saw Eric Garner die on camera, it took our breath away. When Sandy Bland died in custody, we saw the lethal consequences of racism behind bars. And when …

Economic Justice

Oil prices are at a 6-year low — and they're not going anywhere

On Thursday, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil plunged nearly 3% to collapse below $42 a barrel for the first time in over six years.<p>And as markets face the reality that there is simply too much oil and not enough demand to sop it up, prices aren't going anywhere.<p>In a note to clients …

Oil

More than a dozen arrests in 4th night of Ferguson protests

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested more than a dozen people in Ferguson on Monday night after protesters blocked traffic during a fourth consecutive night of demonstrations marking the anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.<p>The gathering came about 24 hours after a …

Law Enforcement

The Latest on Ferguson: Crowd at protest diminishing

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest in the events marking a year since the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (all times local):<p>1 a.m.<p>The crowd of protesters in Ferguson has significantly diminished along West Florissant Avenue.<p>About 150 people were scattered along several blocks …

Law Enforcement

Would Voters Entrust The White House To An Atheist?

In a 1958 poll of Americans, only 18 percent of respondents said they would vote for a generally well-qualified presidential candidate nominated by their political party if that person happened to be an atheist. In 2015, that number has jumped to 58 percent.<p>Yet, even today, 40 percent of …

Psychology

Malaysia reckless on MH370 facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> It appears that the Malaysian government has not learned from its mistakes.<p>For Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to announce that the debris found on Reunion Island conclusively belongs to MH370, when French authorities directly involved with the inspection of the debris in question -- a …

Airplanes

What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the …

Breakfast

'Stay in your lane': Why Ronda Rousey wouldn't last long in women's boxing

Ronda Rousey demonstrated once more this past Saturday that she is without peer in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight division. Rousey finished Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds at UFC 190, using not an armbar submission – her trademark coup de grâce that finished nine of her previous …

Boxing

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government