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New Mexico school shooter arrested, two teens hospitalized

New Mexico school shooter arrested, two teens hospitalized

A 12-year-old New Mexico boy used a shotgun to shoot and wound two classmates at his middle school Tuesday morning before a teacher talked him into dropping the weapon and he was taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. A boy was critically injured and a girl was in stable condition following the shooting at […]

January 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
China jails doctor found guilty of baby trafficking

China jails doctor found guilty of baby trafficking

Jan 14, – A Chinese former obstetrician was given a suspended death sentence on Tuesday for abducting newborn babies and selling them to traffickers, in a case that drew widespread outrage. Zhang Shuxia sold seven children in the northern province of Shaanxi, the intermediate court in Weinan city said on a verified social media account, […]

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New Study: US Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools

New Study: US Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools

Jan 14, – School drug tests don’t deter teens from smoking marijuana, but creating a positive school environment might be effective, a new study suggests. About 20 percent of U.S. high schools have drug testing, but this approach is controversial because there’s little evidence that it works, the study authors said. Of the 361 students […]

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Almost 500 dead in Syria rebel clashes

Almost 500 dead in Syria rebel clashes

Jan 10, Beirut – Fighting between an al-Qaida-linked group and a loose alliance of more moderate and ultraconservative rebel brigades has killed nearly 500 people over the past week in northern Syria, an activist group said Friday. The rebel-on-rebel violence that broke out a week ago has spread across four provinces in opposition-held parts of […]

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News Update: Bomb near Syrian school kills 18 women, kids in Hama

News Update: Bomb near Syrian school kills 18 women, kids in Hama

Jan 09, – A powerful car bomb exploded near a school in a central province Thursday, killing at least 18 people and causing massive damage to a residential area, Syrian state media and an opposition watchdog said. The explosion targeted the al-Kaffat village in Hama province, an area populated mostly by members of the country’s […]

January 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
4 U.S. Air Force Crew Members Killed In Helicopter Crash In England

4 U.S. Air Force Crew Members Killed In Helicopter Crash In England

London –  A U.S. Air Force Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in the coastal marshes of eastern England during a training mission on Tuesday night, killing all four crew members aboard, officials said. The helicopter crashed at about 6 p.m. local time near Salthouse on the Norfolk coast, a statement from the U.S. Air Force said. […]

January 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world usher in 2014

New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world usher in 2014

Dec 31, – Closer to the edge of the International Dateline, New Zealand bid farewell to 2013 with fireworks erupting from Auckland’s Sky Tower as cheering revelers danced in the streets of the South Pacific island nation’s largest city. Dubai is known for glitz, glamour and over-the-top achievements like the world’s tallest tower, and this […]

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Russia buries dead and tightens security as bombings toll hits 34

Russia buries dead and tightens security as bombings toll hits 34

Dec 31, – Russia beefed up security and mourned its dead on Tuesday as the toll from jarring successive-day suicide strikes in the run-up to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games rose to 34. The southern city of Volgograd began to bury the first victims of Sunday’s bombing of the heartland hub’s main railway station that […]

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South Sudan Government Agrees To A Ceasefire With Rebels

South Sudan Government Agrees To A Ceasefire With Rebels

Dec 28, – Seventy-two Bangladeshi police officers arrived in South Sudan’s capital, Juba on Friday, the United Nations said. Kieran Dwyer, a UN peacekeeping spokesman said the additional police officers “will play a key role maintaining order and security” at UN compounds in South Sudan, where an estimated 63,000 people have sought refuge since fighting […]

December 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
UAE husbands prohibited from spying on wives

UAE husbands prohibited from spying on wives

Dec 25, – Dubai: It against the law for husbands to spy on their wives by bugging their cars or tapping their phones. Marriage does not permit a husband to keep his wife under surveillance without her consent because doing so is a breach of privacy, according to Senior Chief Prosecutor Esmail Madani, Head of […]

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