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For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world's largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.
A new report by Human Rights Watch and the Columbia Law School focuses on the dubiousness of federal terrorism sting tactics.
If the strike on this school was the result of Israeli artillery fire it would constitute an indiscriminate attack and a likely war crime.
Remember "Batkid", the 5 year old with Leukemia who received a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to be a Superhero for the day in San Francisco? A new documentary is in the works that shows the behind the scenes making of a day that inspired not only a city, but moved probably the entire world.
Tomorrow, the House GOP is set to vote on its plan for the border crisis . It significantly scales back the funding Obama wants and focuses more on security than on humanitarian goals, and includes changes to the 2008 trafficking law to expedite deportations.
The European Union must urgently strengthen its laws to enable member states to immediately ban the trade in new devices and technologies that have no practical use other than to torture, ill-treat or execute individuals, said Amnesty International and the Omega Research Foundation, as experts meet in Brussels today to strengthen current ... (more)
Ladies Night at Abbott's Grill takes on special meaning for women as the American Cancer Society invites the community to join the fight against breast cancer, learn more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Sussex County, and enjoy free food and refreshments.
Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.
The practice of journalism and of law in the United States is being dramatically, negatively harmed by large-scale surveillance by the NSA and other intelligence agencies.
THE University of York has obtained a A 175,000 grant to help get one of the most important collections of historical materials in England online.
Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ahead of next year's election, warns Amnesty International in a report published today.
Campaign memos detailing strategy for Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, including areas of "vulnerability" in the Democrat's record and background, were published Monday by National Review .
Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group said Monday.
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
Last week, Human Rights Watch released an extensive and blistering report on investigative and prosecutorial abuses in American terrorism investigations.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 04:00 am
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