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A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska South Africa frustration at Marikana deaths inquiry EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses
 

A plane carrying 9 people crashed in Alaska

Officials say eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot were on a small aeroplane that has been found against the granite rock face of a cliff, 800 feet above a southeast Alaska lake. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says the DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter crashed Thursday afternoon under unknown circumstances. Medical responders were headed to the [...]

South Africa frustration at Marikana deaths inquiry

President Jacob Zuma’s release of the 600-page Marikana report has sparked yet another national conversation about the rule of law in South Africa. This follows hot on the heels of the Omar al-Bashir controversy, and the trials of Oscar Pistorius and Shrien Dewani. Was the report a whitewash? Ferial Haffajee, editor of the weekend newspaper [...]

EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. See our Ts&Cs and Copyright Policy for more detail. Email ftsales.support@ft.com to buy additional rights. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4caa2b98-1bb1-11e5-8201-cbdb03d71480.html#ixzz3e9ip1v8n The EU’s plan to force member states to share out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after [...]

Cyprus searches for a white knight

02 July 2015

Cyprus searches for a white knight Facing an imminent banking meltdown, the desperate Cypriot government appealed to an odd cast of characters, including Russia and the Christian Orthodox Church, for financial help the day after its bailout package collapsed. The pleas came as the …See Original Article » Syrian gov't, opposition trade accusation over chemical [...]

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Social media won't erase societal issues

02 July 2015

Social media won't erase societal issues The social media savvy also know that these slurs are subject to neither regulation nor prosecution in the Unites States. The argument has been set up thusly: Is it our American right to say whatever we want? Or rather, is there a proverbial line to be …See Original Article [...]

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Gay marriage equality logo spreads on social media

02 July 2015

Gay marriage equality logo spreads on social media NEW YORK: Companies and celebrities from Beyonce to George Takei have joined millions of social media users in posting and tweaking a simple red logo in support of gay marriage in the United States. A square box with thick pink horizontal lines, the …See Original Article » [...]

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Social media impacts real relationships

02 July 2015

Social media impacts real relationships Social media sites are for making all kinds of connections, and connections of the marital kind are becoming more common. There are both negative and positive effects social media has on these kinds of relationships; the good should be focused on.See Original Article » Avon High School student writes one-act [...]

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Political rival Newt Gingrich praises Obama's plan to study human brain

02 July 2015

Political rival Newt Gingrich praises Obama's plan to study human brain Politics does, in fact, make strange bedfellows. The adage was given new life blood Tuesday after President Barack Obama elicited praise for his $100 million plan to map the human brain from one of his harshest critics during last year's campaign …See Original Article [...]

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Court: Bosnian Serbs guilty of wartime persecution

02 July 2015

Court: Bosnian Serbs guilty of wartime persecution THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted two senior Bosnian Serbs on Wednesday of key roles in a campaign of murder, torture and persecution against Muslims and Croats during the 1992-95 Bosnian war and …See Original Article » Rapper Gucci Mane denied bond in [...]

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Social Media Creates Trail for Suspects

02 July 2015

Social Media Creates Trail for Suspects Two teen girls from Steubenville have been ordered to stay off social media after making what amounts to a “not guilty” plea for making threats on Twitter. The pair are accused of sending threatening messages to the victim in the Steubenville rape case.See Original Article » Haste made waste [...]

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Tailpipe Politics: The Lessons (So Far) of 2013

02 July 2015

Tailpipe Politics: The Lessons (So Far) of 2013 However, Michael is still a political commentator so he's going to write about the politics. And he's not really wrong that Obama has engaged in some unprecedented changes in policy and is making headway, especially since Beltway politics won't even …See Original Article » Obama picks Ernest [...]

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President election must be held by June 19, says EC

01 July 2015

President election must be held by June 19, says EC Home > Bangladesh > President election by June 19. President election by June 19. Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com. Published: 2013-03-20 14:14:25.0 Updated: 2013-03-20 16:47:35.0. Bangladesh is expected to elect its 20th President within June 19 …See Original Article » Students' 'Harlem Shake' costs Oxford librarian her [...]

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NYPD Social Media Guidelines Warn Officers To Keep Facebook, Twitter Clean

01 July 2015

NYPD Social Media Guidelines Warn Officers To Keep Facebook, Twitter Clean NEW YORK — The New York Police Department has begun policing how its officers use Facebook, Twitter and other social media. An internal order made public on Thursday advises members of the nation's largest police department to be careful with what …See Original Article [...]

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Too early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton's fans

01 July 2015

Too early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton's fans Hillary Rodham Clinton, perhaps as popular as ever in her 22 years in national politics, is taking steps as a private but famous citizen that fuel fans' hopes she will run for president in 2016. By CHARLES BABINGTON. Associated Press …See Original Article » The politics [...]

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UFC 158: Nick Diaz fails to deliver donnybrook to dethrone Georges St-Pierre

01 July 2015

UFC 158: Nick Diaz fails to deliver donnybrook to dethrone Georges St-Pierre This was not the donnybrook Nick Diaz had hoped to design. Diaz was GSP-ed in a way which failed to ignite, but was utterly dominant. The brawl in Montreal came courtesy of the co-main event, both Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit exceptional.See Original [...]

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Police investigating what caused Pa. bus crash that killed pregnant lacrosse …

01 July 2015

Police investigating what caused Pa. bus crash that killed pregnant lacrosse … CARLISLE, Pa. — Police are investigating what caused a bus carrying a college women's lacrosse team to veer off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and crash into a tree, killing a pregnant coach, her unborn child and the driver. Seton Hill University team players …See [...]

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Malala Yousafzai's new challenge: navigating the politics of a British girls' school

01 July 2015

Malala Yousafzai's new challenge: navigating the politics of a British girls' school Malala Yousafzai began classes at the independent Edgbaston High School for Girls yesterday morning, declaring there was “No more important day than this day” as she smiled and chatted at the gates with her father. Shot in the head by the Taliban last [...]

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