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Cameron: UK to Build Memorial for Victims of Tunisian Resort Attack

David Cameron says a memorial dedicated to the victims of the deadly shooting in Tunisia as well as a separate site of remembrance for British citizens killed in terror attacks overseas will be built in the United Kingdom.

A Death from Measles

The Washington State Department of Health announced on Thursday the first confirmed measles death in the United States in more than a decade. According to the department, the victim was a twenty-year-old woman, who “probably became infected after exposure at a local medical clinic during a recent measles outbreak” in the county where she lived.

Awaiting a Clean Dinner Plate in Mark Murphy's Cannibalistic Title: A Preview

3 days agoGenres / Horror : 28DLA

Awaiting is a psychological thriller from director Mark Murphy (The Crypt). Focusing on a reclusive cannibal, the film also involves a terrified victim. Awaiting will premiere at the United Kingdom's Film4 Frightfest Film Festival. And, the film stars Tony Curran (Gladiator), Diana Vickers and Rupert Hill. Show More Summary

Charleston's Emanuel AME: A Catalyst for Change?

Could the tragic events of last week in Charleston, South Carolina mark a turning point in race relations in the United States? We have reason for hope, given the remarkable demonstration of love and compassion from the victims' families,...Show More Summary

Are there hundreds of thousands of sex-trafficked runaways in the United States?

“In the United States, more than 800,000 children are reported missing every year, and nearly half end up living on the streets. Seventy percent will become sex trafficking victims, most within their first 72 hours of living on the street.” — Defiance College news release, June 15, 2015 “One in 6 runaways in 2014 were […]

U19 National Team Blows Out Argentina, Advances to Quarterfinals at World Championship

5 days agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

By JOSH NEWMAN As expected, the United States Under-19 National Team is rolling through the FIBA World Championship in Greece. Argentina became the Americans’ latest victim on Wednesday morning as Class of 2016 star Harry Giles scored 17 points to go along with 12 rebounds in a 93-45 win in the Round of 16 at […]

The UN Says South Sudan's Army Raped Girls and Burnt Them Alive

6 days agoNews : Vice News

In an alarming and detailed report, the United Nations said on Tuesday that recent fighting in South Sudan has taken on a "new brutality and intensity," as victims and witnesses recounted atrocities committed by government forces, including gang rape and the burning alive of girls. Show More Summary

Ku Klux Klan gets green light for pro-Confederate flag rally in South Carolina: newspaper

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The suspect in the church shooting, 21-year-old Dylann Roof, has confessed to the killing. The shootings on June 17, in which all nine victims were black, unleashed shockwaves across the United States and triggered calls for South Carolina to stop displaying the Confederate flag on the statehouse grounds. Show More Summary

Should Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan Entertain Manchester United?

Notwithstanding last season's sub-standard proceedings, Borussia Dortmund have largely become victims of their own success. Jurgen Klopp 's winning mentality permeated through the Westfalenstadion —seeing players like Marco Reus, Mario...Show More Summary

South Carolina's 'Holy City' united by faith and hospitality

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By David Adams CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - In the midst of mourning the nine victims gunned down at a historic African-American church in Charleston earlier this month, retired nurse Vickie Countryman found herself shopping for an upcoming wedding. Show More Summary

Top United Nations rights official meets former "comfort women" at a museum in Seoul

last weekArts : Artdaily

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights met with three ageing "comfort women" on a visit to Seoul Wednesday and promised to continue advocating on behalf of South Korean victims of Japan's wartime system of sex slavery. Zeid Ra'adShow More Summary

Aer Lingus finds a little compassion for cancer victim

Lynda Monahan and her husband were scheduled to visit the United States this week from Ireland. But Monahan’s husband was diagnosed with cancer and underwent surgery. Her husband is in no shape to travel, and Monahan is hoping Aer Lingus, the airline on which they were scheduled to fly, will help with their ticket. Show More Summary

Woman Paralyzed In Deadly California Balcony Collapse Vows To Live 'Fulfilling Life,' Honor Victims

After surviving a tragedy, this woman has decided to honor those who died. A balcony in Berkeley, California, collapsed last week, killing six Irish students who were visiting the United States and seriously injuring several others.Show More Summary

It's Incredibly Scary to Be a Transgender Woman of Color Right Now

During the first two months of this year, transgender women of color were murdered at a rate of almost one per week in the United States. In fact, this minority group may be the most victimized by hate violence in the country, according to a new investigation by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Show More Summary

‘Emanuel Nine': Mourning the Charleston victims, one line at a time

TODAY, we begin to bury our dead, as we bow our heads for nine lives spanning young and old, who are bound by tragedy but also united in their faith, as well as in our deep and collective national grief.Read full article >>

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Faces Victims at Death Sentencing

BOSTON, United States (SND) – Convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was formally sentenced to death in a Boston courtroom this morning. According to reporters and witnesses present for the sentencing, the twenty-two year old sat silently while victims and their families addressed him. He reportedly kept his head down, only glancing up occasionally as he sat […]

Charleston Dad's Viral Photo Captures Love In The Aftermath Of Tragedy

On Sunday June 21, local parishioners from churches across the Charleston area took part in "Charleston United," an emotional prayer and worship gathering to honor the victims of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church shooting. One of the worshipers...Show More Summary

A Teen Just Died of Plague in Colorado

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s supposed to be a disease of the middle ages, but every year a few people in the United States contract the bacterial infection that killed half the population of London in the fourteenth century. The latest victim of plague was a high school student in rural Colorado. Read more...

Gun Violence: 5 Films Worth Watching

Tonight, HBO will air a new documentary on gun violence in America. The film, Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014, highlights the gruesome deaths of just a few of the 30,000 victims of gun violence that died in the United States...Show More Summary

South Carolina shooting victims united by devotion to their church

2 weeks agoReligion : FaithWorld

The victims of Wednesday's mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, were bonded in life by their faith and their close links to the historic African-American church where they worshipped, studied the Bible, and were killed.

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