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Father And Son Who Fled Vietnam War Bombs Emerge From Jungle After 40 Years

In 1971 Ho Van Thanh, now 82, fled into the jungle with his 2-year-old son after his wife and two other children were killed when their house was bombed during the Vietnam War, Thanh Nien News reports.<p>Scott Neuman of NPR reports that on Wednesday Thanh and Ho Van Lang, now in his forties, were …

Vietnam

Associated Press News

Alexei Navalny: Russian jail term is condemned

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/996000/996124_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522255085_c2ccbbbda923dd55e6f2cddef25def66<p><b>The conviction and jailing of Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny has led to widespread criticism.</b><p>Navalny was imprisoned for five years for …

Russia

Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt appeal over Disappeared

<b>Actors Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt are backing an appeal by the families of the Disappeared for information that could lead to the recovery of the victims still not found.</b><p>The term refers to 17 people murdered and secretly buried by republican paramilitaries during the Troubles.<p>Since searches …

Liam Neeson

Apple iOS 7: Sleek, Elegant Software Redesign for iPhone, iPad

Apple product lovers, your iPhone and iPad interfaces will look radically different this year.<p>At Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Pot Activist Risking Life In Jail Says He's A Victim Of FBI Persecution

As Harry Cheadle of Vice reported earlier, the New Hampshire libertarian was arrested on four charges of selling marijuana and one of selling LSD last year. Paul refused to bargain with the FBI or accept a plea bargain — even when offered a deal with no jail time — and when his trial came Paul …

New Hampshire

America Needs To Stop Treating Kids Like Criminals

Before that, an honor student was charged with two felonies for doing a science experiment, and a 7-year-old got suspended over a gun-shaped Pop-Tart.<p>Here in America, we like to treat our kids like felons.<p>A report last week on New York City schools' troubling use of suspensions and arrests …

High School

After Newtown shooting, mourning parents enter into the lonely quiet

In NEWTOWN, Conn.<p>They had promised to try everything, so Mark Barden went down into the basement to begin another project in memory of Daniel. The families of Sandy Hook Elementary were collaborating on a Mother’s Day card, which would be produced by a marketing firm and mailed to hundreds of …

Hacker Who Helped Expose Steubenville Could Get More Prison Time Than The 2 Convicted Rapists

A 26-year-old cybersecurity consultant who made the rape of a 16-year-old in Steubenville, Ohio a national outrage has been raided by the FBI, Mother Jones reports.<p>Deric Lostutter — previously known as KYAnonymous — identified himself in an exclusive interview to Mother Jones.<p>The young hacker now …

Crime

The Steubenville Rape Case Is Back — Are Parents at Party Houses to Blame?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The long and potentially dead-end grand jury process is underway in the rape case in Steubenville, …

Chinese children scale cliff ladders on school commute

Children from a remote village in southern China face a treacherous journey home from school, up 230-foot ladders that stand against a vertical cliff.<p>The children, who go to school 30 miles away from their remote village in Sangzhi County, Hunan Province rarely have the opportunity to go home.<p>When …

The Official Story of Who Shot Bin Laden Has Given Way to a Stupid Media Feud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>"You really believe this story? Osama Bin Laden?" asks Chris Pratt in the action movie version of …

Knox faces extradition if found guilty: Analyst

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Business (Canada)

Burma sets curfews to curb spread of violence

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Burma imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships after anti-Muslim religious violence touched new parts of the country, edging closer to the main city of Yangon.<p>State television Tuesday reported incidents in the three townships in Bago region, all within …