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2021

02

Jul

Pentagon report says 135,000 service members sexually assaulted

Roughly 135,000 active duty US service members have been the victim of sexual assault since 2010, a Pentagon report released on Friday said as US President Joe Biden called for sexual assault cases to be removed from the military’s chain of command. The number of those who have been victims of sexual assault includes 65,400 […]

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Country: United States
Source: , AA

26

Jun

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Ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for George Floyd murder

A judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Friday to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. That sentence was less than the 40-year maximum for the killing of Floyd, a Black man whose videotaped death with the white cop Chauvin kneeling on or near his neck for more than […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNBC

05

Jun

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ACLU Suit Alleges City Of Minneapolis, MPD Violated Public Data Laws

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota, on behalf of the Minnesota Coalition On Government Information, filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo Thursday, alleging the city’s police department is violating public data laws through the use of “linguistic gymnastics.” The bulk of the ACLU’s lawsuit concerns the Minneapolis […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CBS

31

May

ABD Angela Merkel

Denmark helped US spy on Merkel and European allies, says report

The US National Security Agency (NSA) used a partnership with Denmark’s foreign intelligence unit to spy on senior officials of neighbouring countries, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Danish state broadcaster DR said. The findings are the result of a 2015 internal investigation of the Danish Defence Intelligence Service into the NSA’s role in the partnership, […]

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Country: United States
Source: , France24

12

Apr

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women’s rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdrawal from the country. President Joe Biden has suggested it will be difficult to meet the May 1 deadline for US troops […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

12

Apr

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Biden set to accept fewest refugees of any modern president, including Trump, report says

Since his days on the campaign trail, President Biden has tried to cast himself as diametrically opposed to President Donald Trump when it comes to welcoming refugees into the United States. Within two weeks of taking office, Biden signed an executive order to rebuild and enhance federal programs to resettle refugees — programs he said […]

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12

Mar

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Number of children in Border Patrol custody surpasses 3,700 amid ongoing surge

The number of unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody continues to climb, reaching more than 3,700 on Wednesday, many of them in jail-like facilities along the US-Mexico border, CNN has learned. On Wednesday, US Border Patrol apprehended nearly 800 unaccompanied migrant children, as of the latest count, according to a Homeland Security official, signaling […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

12

Mar

Turkey blasts US over release of Armenian terrorist Sassounian

The release of the man convicted in the 1982 assassination of Turkey’s consul general “will set a dangerous precedent that will only embolden violent extremists,” Turkey’s Los Angeles consul general Can Oğuz said Thursday, as the Foreign Ministry also released a statement condemning the decision. “It is a deplorable decision based on petty political considerations. […]

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Country: United States
Source: , DS

05

Mar

ABD New York

Cuomo aides altered nursing home deaths report, health department confirms

The New York state health department on Friday afternoon confirmed reports that members of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 taskforce altered a report from that same health department in order to omit the full number of nursing home patients killed by the coronavirus. But Cuomo’s administration insisted the changes were made because of concerns about the […]

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Country: United States
Source: , The Guardian

05

Mar

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US opposes ICC probe into Israel, Palestinians; weighs maintaining sanctions

State Department spokesman says Palestinians aren’t sovereign state and therefore can’t delegate jurisdiction to The Hague, says decision ‘unfairly’ targets Israel The Biden administration “firmly” opposes the International Criminal Court’s decision to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Israel and the Palestinians, but is still weighing whether to maintain sanctions against the […]

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Country: United States
Source: , The Times for Israel