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March 28 2017


Crowds attack Africans in India after teen's death

Hundreds go on a violent rampage wounding eight in Greater Noida after teen's drug death blamed on Nigerian man.

23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions (Kristine Phillips/Washington Post)

Kristine Phillips / Washington Post:
23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions  —  Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government …


From Yemen to Mosul, Trump's rocky start in the Middle East

(CNN)US President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe Islamist terrorism "from the face of the Earth" and says he wants the US to "start winning wars again" -- but he's gotten off to a rocky start in the Middle East. The US and Iraq are investigating whether a US-led coalition airstrike in the city of Mosul was behind the deaths of more than 100 people on March 17. If it is, it could be one of the greatest losses of civilian life caused by the coalition since it began strikes on ISIS in 2014. But Mosul isn't Trump's only worry in the region. More than 80 civilian deaths in Syria allegedly caused by the US-led coalition are also being probed. And a raid in Yemen that Trump approved was widely...

Government Says Man's Last Name Too 'Offensive' For License Plate (CBS Pittsburgh)

CBS Pittsburgh:
Government Says Man's Last Name Too ‘Offensive’ For License Plate  —  HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) - A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's eponymous personalized vehicle license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper.


Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of Obama's Environmental Legacy

The Trump administration aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which limits emissions from power plants, lift the moratorium on federal coal leases and change the "social cost of carbon" policy.

Ahmed Kathrada: The Robben Island diaries

An interview with the veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle and friend of Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 87.

Amnesty Urges U.S.-led Coalition To Protect Civilians In Iraq's Mosul

Amnesty International has called on the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul to prevent civilian casualties.

Iraq's new marginalised population

Iraqi families with relatives affiliated to ISIL are struggling to find a place for themselves in their own country.

Anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies

Kathrada, beloved by millions of South Africans, spent 26 years in jail, many of them alongside Nelson Mandela.

Iranians See Arrests and Intimidation of Telegram Administrators and Journalists Ahead of the Elections

Revolutionary Guards have previously attempted to limit Telegram's free flow of information with arrests for immoral or obscene content. This is the first time crackdowns have focused on political affiliation.

Georgians Gain Visa-Free Travel To Most EU Countries

Georgian nationals with biometric passports will be able to travel to most European Union member states without visas as of March 28.

Warning that Beijing's military bases in South China Sea are ready for use

China now able to deploy combat aircraft and missile launchers to disputed islands at any time, says US thinktank...

Marines Sent Revenge Porn to Her Parents

Kate says she regrets sleeping with a married man, but she never expected he and his wife would send her nude photos to her mom and dad.

Italy’s Horrific Suitcase Murder Mystery

When a corpse of an Asian woman was found in a bag bobbing in Rimini Harbor, police thought theyd solved one of Italys most perplexing cases. Instead, its a new gruesome crime.

When The City With No Sun Sees The Light

This is how the worlds northernmost city celebrates the return of the sun after months of wintry darkness.

New Business Fad: Tripping on Ayahuasca

First you puke. Then you hallucinate. Then you climb the corporate ladder?! Thats the claim of an entrepreneur-turned-shaman to the boardroom set.

Why ‘Hillbillies’ Don’t Do Networking

Working class Americans used to be linked by work, family, and church, but those links are fraying. Meanwhile, financial elites are more interconnected than ever.

One of the Greatest Drinking Mysteries

This historic spirit is getting popular again, but what exactly should it taste like?

$2.5M Bond Frees Son Jailed for Murder

Jeremy Leininger allegedly slayed a ranch hand for insulting his uncle. Now hes back at home awaiting trial after his parents put down serious cash and assets.

Trump to undo Obama actions on climate change

Energy independence order slammed by environmentalists but cheered by energy sector
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