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Gitmo judge presses CIA to explain detainee?s treatment at black sites, Guant...
17 Apr 2014 at 8:40pm
A US judge presiding over Guantanamo Bay inmate trials has ordered the CIA to provide information on how a detainee there was treated. The move is a major step toward transparency as legal authorit...
?Suspect arrested in Kansas City highway shooting spree
17 Apr 2014 at 8:06pm
An arrest has been made in association with a series of seemingly random shootings in Kansas City, Missouri that have occurred on highways in the area.
??West out of options on Russia over Ukraine??
17 Apr 2014 at 6:47pm
The West threatening Russia with political isolation are the tactics of people who have no other options, and that will not work, Lode Vanoost, former deputy speaker of the Belgian parliament, told...
?Medical misdiagnosis affects 12 million Americans a year ? study
17 Apr 2014 at 6:47pm
Around one in every 20 adults who seeks medical care in a US emergency room or community health clinic receives a misguided diagnosis, a new study found, estimating that 12 million Americans a year...
Iran fulfilling most of its agreements under nuclear deal ? IAEA
17 Apr 2014 at 6:43pm
A monthly update by the IAEA says that Iran has cut its most sensitive stockpile of nuclear material by 75 percent, following a landmark deal agreed with world powers last year. However, a planned ...
Death toll in S. Korean ferry disaster rises to 25
17 Apr 2014 at 6:07pm
As rescuers struggle with high seas in the search to find 271 missing passengers of a submerged South Korean ferry, the captain may face criminal charges for abandoning ship. Eleven more bodies hav...
Londoners say UK politicians, media getting Ukraine crisis wrong
17 Apr 2014 at 5:28pm
WORLDbytes, a citizen TV channel, hit the streets of London to gather residents' views on the situation in Ukraine. 'View on the Streets: Ukraine' found that the majority of those asked don't belie...
Civilians say they can?t ?continue to pretend? they have power over Albuquerq...
17 Apr 2014 at 5:24pm
Half of the commission that conducts oversight of the Albuquerque, New Mexico Police Department has resigned in protest follow a scathing report from the United States Department of Justice.
Russian journalist detained, questioned for 15 hours by Ukraine law enforcement
17 Apr 2014 at 5:21pm
A journalist for Russia?s LifeNews has been released after being detained and questioned for 15 hours by Ukraine law enforcement. Police allegedly ?kicked? the reporter and ?other peaceful civilian...
Putin?s annual Q&A: 10 most compelling quotes
17 Apr 2014 at 4:58pm
Ukraine?s crisis was, predictably, at the center of Vladimir Putin?s annual televised interview. He said the situation can only be solved through a compromise between internal players. Below are th...
NASA discovers most Earth-like planet in 'Habitable Zone'
17 Apr 2014 at 4:42pm
NASA?s Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.
Last words of executed Texan: 'It does kind of burn'
17 Apr 2014 at 4:29pm
Texas executed its seventh inmate this year on Wednesday, after the prisoner?s attorneys failed to convince the Supreme Court he was mentally ill and should not be killed.
Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87
17 Apr 2014 at 4:10pm
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Nobel Prize-winning author, journalist, and screenwriter, died Thursday at age 87, according to a report citing a source close to Marquez?s family.
Obama: We are preparing additional sanctions against Russia
17 Apr 2014 at 3:56pm
United States President Barack Obama said Thursday afternoon that his administration is prepared to take further action against Russia if an agreement reached earlier in the day in Geneva concernin...
?Ukrainian recipe for tackling dissent: More mini-armies, bounty payouts
17 Apr 2014 at 3:38pm
Several Ukrainian politicians have announced the set-up of new military units for coping with the unrest in the country?s East. And one of them suggested bounty-payouts for giving up arms and handi...
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