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UNSC Extends Mission to Conflict-Torn Libya Until End of March

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously for a short extension of the mandate of UNSMIL.

Cops Say They Faced Retaliation After Refusing to Meet Ticket Quotas

Six Southern California police officers are suing the city of Whittier, a suburb of Los Angeles, claiming they faced retaliation after refusing to meet alleged -- and illegal -- ticket and arrest quotas.

‘Every Stone’ Should Be Overturned Investigating Black Site - Congressman

US Congressman Danny Davis said that thorough investigations into allegations of an unofficial police interrogation site in Chicago should take place, and the abuses associated with the site should be stopped immediately.

Paraguay Data Retention Act to Destroy Online Privacy - US Advocacy Group

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said that the Paraguayan Data Traffic Retention Act that is still under consideration in the US Congress would serve to destroy online privacy in Paraguay.

Russia to Send Humanitarian Aid to Donetsk, Help Explosion Victims Families

Emergencies Ministry said that Russia is preparing another humanitarian aid convoy for Donetsk region, will help the families of the workers killed in the Wednesday explosion at the Zasyadko coal mine.

NATO Neglects Real Security Challenges by 'Demonizing' Russia – Envoy

Moscow’s ambassador to the alliance Alexander Grushko said that NATO is detaching itself from real security threats by demonizing Russia.

US Approves $192 Million Rocket System Sale to Jordan - State Department

The US Department of State said that the United States approved a $192 million sale of a ground-based multiple rocket launch system to Jordan.

WHO to Begin New Ebola Vaccine Tests in Guinea on March 7

The World Health Organization said that the final stage trials of a vaccine against Ebola will kick off on March 7 in Guinea.

Snowden-Inspired: Brazilian Company Develops Hack-Proof Phone

The Snowden revelations about the NSA’s spying program have had untold consequences across the globe. The latest? A Brazilian company’s development of a spy-proof smartphone, which – let’s face it – we’re all gonna want.

Iraqi Parliamentarian Claims to Have Evidence of US Support to ISIL

Iraqi lawmaker Qasim Al-Araji told the Iraqi parliament that his group, the Badr Organization, is in possession of documented proof that the United States government is providing the self-proclaimed Islamic State with weapons and military aid.

Two-Thirds of US Teachers Say Children Come to School Hungry

More children are showing up at school hungry, so says a new survey.

AvtoVaz Speeds Up Work on Lada XRay SUV: Car to Hit Showrooms by Early 2016

Development is speeding along on Lada's new XRay SUV, with the car set to undergo extensive testing this summer in time for a full-scale rollout by early next year.

'Foreign Countries' Benefit from Libyan Conflict – Libyan Activist

Former Advisor to the General National Congress in Libya, Khaled Tarjaman says that ongoing conflict in Libya plays to advantage of certain foreign countries who do not want Libya to produce and export oil.

China’s Economic Slowdown to Affect Sectors of Russian Economy - Expert

A leading expert at the Moscow-based Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short-term Forecasting predicts a negative effect on a number of sectors of the Russian economy caused by the current slowdown of China's economic growth.

More Protests to Take Place in Ferguson Area Amid US DoJ Report Release

A protest organizer says that nother protest will take place just outside of Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday evening in front of the Pine Lawn Court following the release of US Department Justice report.

Crimea’s Reunification with Russia Saved Locals from Human Rights Abuses

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov claims that Crimea's reunification with Russia saved the people of the peninsula from human rights violations that are now commonplace in Ukraine.

Busted: Ukrainian Politician Sneaks Peak at Topless Men During Rada Session

Russian media and social networks have exploded after hot-tempered Ukrainian Radical Party Leader Oleg Lyashko was found looking at a photo of shirtless "hottest criminal alive" Jeremy Meeks during a session of the Rada.

US Supreme Court to Hear Historic Gay Marriage Case April 28

A landmark hearing on whether states may ban same-sex marriage would take place on April 28, the United States Supreme Court said.

Former Russian Ambassador to Damascus to Meet with Syrian Opposition

The secretary general of the Syrian National Coalitionsaid that former Russian Ambassador to Damascus Azamat Kolmakhmudov will arrive to Istanbul, Turkey, next Wednesday to meet with representatives of the Syrian opposition.

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