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Brazilian woman allegedly gang raped tells police its not first sexual assault

The alleged brutal gang rape of the woman by up to 10 men on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro has infuriated Brazilians

The Philippine Senator taking on President Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte marked his first 100 days at the helm earlier this month with sky-high approval ratings, the likes of which are unprecedented in Philippine history. Since his election, Duterte has become one of the...Show More Summary

Why the U.S. Army's Readiness Crisis is So Terrifyingly Real

Rachel Zissimos Security, Yes, there is a readiness crisis in the Army. Ignoring it won’t make it go away. The Huffington Post recently ran an article by David Wood in which he disputed claims of a readiness crisis in the Army. WoodShow More Summary

4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park

Four people, including a young mother and her brother, were killed Tuesday after a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said. Two men and two women died while on the ride at Dreamworld, a park on Queensland state's Gold Coast, Queensland Police...

Iraqis fear ISIS fighters could hide among fleeing Mosul refugees

At camps outside the city, adult men are separated from other refugees and interrogated

Thousands of refugees fleeing Mosul raises fears of ISIS attacks

The wave of people escaping ISIS in Mosul is raising fears that the terror group may plant fighters, pretending to be refugees, to launch attacks. Holly Williams reports.

Southeast Asian Democracy at the Crossroads

[The Thai popular uprising of Oct 14, 1974 against the military dictatorship./ Source: Wikipedia] By AsiaToday reporter Jina Koh - On October 14, 1974, scores of students who protested against the return from exile of former military...Show More Summary

Donald Trump: a billionaire shunned by the very rich

No chief executive of a Fortune 100 company has donated to the candidate who's promised phenomenal economic growth.

Apple Developing Car Operating System in Canada

Apple Inc. has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, California headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter. Many of the engineers working in Canada were hired over the past year and about […]

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Now Get Aid With Debit Bank Card

International agencies in Lebanon have begun distributing aid to Syrian refugees through a single debit card. The card is meant to simplify aid delivery and give refugees more choices. It is valid for five years, a reflection of the protracted Syria conflict that has displaced millions. The card replaces separate distributions for food, cash and […]

Human Rights Expert to U.N. Chief: It’s Not Too Late to Say Sorry to Haitians for Cholera

U.N. rights rapporteur Philip Alston says the refusal to accept legal responsibility for cholera epidemic is a "disgrace" for the U.N.

CETA breakdown highlights need to share the spoils of globalisation

The ground-swell against globalisation has tripped up the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The French-speaking Wallonia region of Belgium objects, leaving the EU 'not capable' of signing an agreement. Show More Summary

U.S. holds counterterrorism talks with China, calls for deeper cooperation

State Department said the two sides discussed regional terrorist threats, aviation security, information sharing, border security, safeguarding human rights, and countering violent extremism

Cleveland Indians: Native Americans rally against logo

As Cleveland Indians play Chicago Cubs in one of the most anticipated baseball games, activists take aim at mascot.

Allah Wants ISIS to Retreat

The Caliphate’s propagandists are digging through the Quran to prove that getting beaten back in Mosul doesn’t stray from the preordained plan.

U.S. aircraft in Syria are vulnerable to Russia: U.S. intel chief

The Obama administration has not set up a no-fly zone, but Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called for it in parts of Syria

What comes after 'The Jungle'?

The French government is dismantling the Calais camp, dashing the hopes of thousands who dreamed of reaching the UK.

Honduran Opposition Leaders Being Murdered While Washington Pours in Money to Repressive Government and Military

Since a 2009 military coup against the democratic government of President Mel Zelaya, Honduras has become the most dangerous country in the world for environmental and human rights activists. On October 17, two more prominent rural organizers, José Ángel Flores and Silmer Dionisio George, were assassinated in Colón. Show More Summary

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