US Kunduz inquiry lacks transparency, no deterrent against similar potential attacks – MSF to RT

Preview Disciplinary measures against select individuals, whom the US army’s own probe held responsible for the deadly airstrike on MSF hospital in Kunduz, serve as little reassurance such blunders won’t happen again, the NGO’s UK Executive Director Vickie Hawkins told RT.
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3 assaults: Texas school resource officer accused of using excessive force against students

Preview A Texas school district is facing legal problems after a school resource officer allegedly assaulted three students. The families of the students are suing the officer, the school district, and the city of Abilene for the mistreatment.
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UK govt driving EU’s democratic deficit but Brexit would derail vital reform – UK charity

Preview British government policy has played a key role in heightening the EU’s democratic deficit by prioritizing the interests of high finance over those of ordinary people, a leading social justice group has said.
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Swaziland anti-poaching finance plan: Sell country’s stockpile of rhino horns

Preview The landlocked kingdom of Swaziland has allegedly made an unusual proposal to legalize the trade in rhino horn to enable the tiny state in Southern Africa to pay for anti-poaching measures, media report citing a leaked document.
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Hundreds of thousands with disabilities in Britain destitute – report

Preview Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities in Britain are forced to live in destitution, unable to afford basic requirements such as food, shelter and clothing, the UK’s first study examining extreme poverty suggests.
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Half a ton of 1,700 yro Roman coins found hidden in jars in Seville

Preview Construction workers repairing water pipes in Seville, southern Spain, have discovered 600kg of ancient Roman coins, covered with dirt and dust. The find is said to be worth at least “several million euros.”
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‘We know true hate’: SC governor pleads against Gitmo detainee transfers to US

Preview Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to the US would invite violence, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley testified to a US House subcommittee Thursday, as President Obama’s promise to close the prison continues to lie at Congress’ feet.
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‘Going native’: TSA whistleblower claims orders were to profile Somali imams

Preview Minnesota is home to one in three Somalis in the US, according to MPR News, and Somali leaders in the Twin Cities claim that members of their community are subject to higher scrutiny and harassment from TSA agents.
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Baltimore TV station evacuated over costumed man ‘with bomb’

Preview A costumed man claiming to have documents related to “Panama papers” on a flash drive prompted an evacuation of the WBFF TV station in Baltimore, Maryland. A vehicle was set on fire in the parking lot outside the station, a local Fox affiliate.
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Saudi Arabia ‘not ready’ to let women drive because of culture, not religion – prince

Preview Saudi Arabia isn’t ready to allow women to drive cars, a powerful prince has announced, dismissing suggestions that the ban would soon be lifted.
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YPG secure & return ‘Russian Rambo’ of Palmyra’s body – report

Preview The remains of the ‘Russian Rambo’ killed in the battle for Palmyra have been recovered by Kurdish forces more than a month after the 25-year-old special forces officer heroically called an airstrike in on himself when pinned down by Islamic State terrorists.
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‘Poison pill’: Senator’s anti-Iran deal amendment prevents passage of bill keeping government funded

Preview The first of 12 appropriations bills the US Senate must pass to keep the government funded past September 30 suffered a legislative roadblock, thanks to Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), infamous for his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.
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Change of faith: Marseille Synagogue bought at €400k, to be turned into mosque

Preview A synagogue in Marseille, a city in southern France city with a large Muslim population, was reportedly bought for nearly 400,000 euros by a Muslim association and will be transformed into mosque, local media report.
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50% of US voters say presidential candidate system ‘rigged’ – poll

Preview We heard Donald Trump saying the US voting system is rigged, we heard Bernie Sanders criticizing closed elections. Now a new poll shows that more than half of US voters believe the system to pick their president is “rigged.”
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Communists ask Putin to deploy missiles to Cuba in reply to Pentagon’s Turkey expansion

Preview Two senior lawmakers representing the Communist Party propose to deploy missile systems to Cuba and resume the work of the Lourdes spy base in reply to US plans that could threaten Russia and its allies.
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Blaze devours CN Rail bridge: Canadian police suspect arson after 17th fire in 6 days (VIDEO)

Preview A massive fire in Canada has engulfed the CN Rail trestle bridge in the community of Mayerthorpe, Alberta. An investigation is underway as this is the 17th suspicious fire in the last six days.
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Taliban suicide bomber kills 7 colleagues in premature blast blunder

Preview A group of eight Taliban suicide bombers have died after their explosive devices prematurely went off in the Kunduz province of Afghanistan. They had been intending to reach heavily populated areas and inflict mass casualties in a series of coordinated attacks.
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‘Legal action still on table’ as Merkel dismisses Bavaria’s refugee policy criticism with 3mo delay

Preview Bavarian leader, who threatened to sue the federal government if it failed to stem the influx of refugees, has finally received Chancellor Merkel’s reply in which she, after having waited for the crisis to slightly ease, dismissed the accusations as “unfounded.”
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Far-right German party cuts circumcision ban from Islamophobic, anti-Semitic platform

Preview The far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) finalized its platform in advance of their convention this weekend – and exposed a split within their ranks over the controversial issue of male circumcision.
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France refused Israeli tech that could have foiled Paris attacks – security expert

Preview French intelligence reportedly rejected an offer to purchase terrorist-scanning and tracking software from an Israeli company that could have helped to prevent the November 2015 attacks in Paris, a security expert has said.
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ISIS-aligned hackers leak confidential info on 43 US State Dept employees

Preview The Islamic State-aligned United Cyber Caliphate claims to have hacked into US State Department records, releasing online information on 43 employees it wants dead. The leak also includes staff with Homeland Security and other agencies, media reported.
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‘Highway robbery’: OK police seize $53k of funds for Thai orphanage

Preview After being accused of “highway robbery” for seizing over $ 53,000 from a Christian rock band fundraising for a Christian school in Burma and an orphanage in Thailand, police in Oklahoma have been forced to backtrack on felony charges they had initiated against the man safeguarding the money.
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