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Police in Spain arrest 7 in child pornography case

Police in Spain arrest 7 in child pornography case

Aug  06, –  Police were alerted by a company that specializes in the recovery of data from damaged computers, which had found images of sexually abused children on a client’s hard disc. Police said the disc contained over 27,500 illegal images of 478 victims along with videogames that simulated the sexual abuse of children. Spanish […]

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Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Syrian Kurds nearing IS border stronghold, thousands flee

Jun 13, – Some 13,000 refugees have already crossed into Turkey in the last 10 days, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Hundreds more could be seen Saturday on the Syrian side of the Akcakale border crossing, waiting to cross into Turkey. Hundreds of Syrian refugees poured into a Turkish-Syrian border crossing Saturday, fleeing intense […]

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U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to U.S. – lawmaker

U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to U.S. – lawmaker

Sep 01, – Representative Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, urged the Obama administration to aggressively prosecute U.S. citizens who had trained overseas as it weighed options for how to respond to escalating violence by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State […]

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Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Iraq breaks months-long jihadist siege

Aug 31, – It is the biggest offensive success for the Iraqi government since militants led by the Sunni Islamic State (IS) jihadist group overran large areas of five provinces in June, sweeping security forces aside. Iraqi forces broke through to the jihadist-besieged Shiite town of Amerli Sunday, where thousands of people have been trapped […]

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U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq’s Amreli, airdrop aid

U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq’s Amreli, airdrop aid

Aug 31, – President Barack Obama authorized the new military action, broadening U.S. operations in Iraq amid an international outcry over the threat to Amerli’s mostly ethnic Turkmen population. The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi’ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian […]

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Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

Oct 09. – In one study, British researchers compared rates of stroke and heart disease among 3.6 million people who lived near London’s sprawling Heathrow airport, one of the busiest transit hubs in the world. People who put up with the constant roar of aircraft overhead may be at higher risk for heart disease, two […]

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Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

June 1 – Children who are bullied in elementary school are almost five times more likely to engage in self-harm by the time they are teenagers, according to a new study. Based on their findings, the British researchers behind the study concluded that no form of bullying — from name-calling to physical abuse — should […]

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Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrives in Berlin

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrives in Berlin

May 26, AP – The Chinese delegation, including recently-appointed premier Li Keqiang, arrived in the German capital on Saturday. Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has arrived in Berlin as part of his first foreign tour as premier. Germany is the only country in the EU that Li is set to visit, with trade issues likely […]

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