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Syria war: US victims of Manbij 'IS suicide bomber' named

A cryptologist, a soldier and a civilian were among victims of the suicide bombing at a restaurant. /
Uber drivers get training on how to spot sex trafficking victims ahead of Super Bowl in Atlanta

With more than one million people from all over the world expected to converge on Atlanta during the Super Bowl LIII weekend Feb. 3, local Uber drivers were given lessons on how to spot sex trafficking victims. —This Cardi B song remixing her epic Trump takedown is your friday mood— According to reports, Atlanta is […] The post ...

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Afghan Presidential Race Takes Shape as Ghani’s Challengers Emerge

Several former officials will try to unseat President Ashraf Ghani in July, amid fears that another fraud-marred election could further destabilize ...

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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

“U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be ...

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The hidden victims of the Yemen war

The conflict is having a long-term impact on the lives of people even away from the battlegrounds.

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Storm Batters California for 3 Days, Causes 6 Deaths

The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims ...

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Who are the Nairobi victims?

Victims of the siege at the hotel complex include a 9/11 survivor, a YouTuber and two inseparable friends.

MSU president faces ouster after saying Nassar victims are 'enjoying' the 'recognition'

Interim President Engler said women sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar have been enjoying the "spotlight" since coming forward. /
Kenya says all gunmen killed in hotel attack; 14 victims

Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 “innocent lives,” the country’s president said Wednesday. “All the terrorists have been eliminated,” President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end to the overnight operation to ...

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Vatican Sources: Disgraced Former US Cardinal Could Be Defrocked

Disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is almost certain to be defrocked in the next few weeks over allegations against him, including ...

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Parkland Pushes Back Against Arming Teachers

Parents, teachers and students are pushing back on a report released recently in Parkland, Florida — the site of a mass shooting at a high school ...

Texas woman took her own life and two girls found near her were murdered

Even though the medical examiner ruled Olson's cause of death a suicide and the two girls homicides, an official said it's still too early to say who killed the younger victims.

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Baltimore Church Leaders Handing Over Files Amid Abuse Probe

The Catholic archdiocese in Baltimore has delivered over 50,000 internal files to Maryland's top law enforcement official amid an investigation into child sex abuse and are in the process of handing over more, church leaders announced Tuesday. Archbishop William Lori described the clergy sex abuse scourge that's been rocking the church as a ... /
‘Serial predator’: Writer investigating Ed Buck for over a year shares disturbing findings 

A writer is coming forward to say that Ed Buck's list of alleged victims far exceeds what any of us could have imagined. The post ‘Serial predator’: Writer investigating Ed Buck for over a year shares disturbing findings  appeared first on theGrio.

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Two Women Victims Unharmed After UPS Hostage Situation

Prosecutors say an armed man burst into a UPS facility in New Jersey and took two female workers hostage before officers stormed in and resolved the ordeal. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says the suspect was apparently shot and ... /
French Montana expresses support for R. Kelly and his “legacy”; immediately regrets it and backtracks

In the days since the Surviving R. Kelly documentary aired, a number of high-profile celebrities have weighed in and done everything from loudly ...

Mass overdose in California leaves 1 dead, 12 hospitalized

Police say the victims used the powerful narcotic fentanyl, and first responders treated them with naloxone, which likely saved lives.

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Government Shutdown Day 23: Congress Gone, President Tweets

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues, entering its 23rd day Sunday. On Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to post about the Democrats and their congressional leaders. In a reference to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Trump posted late Saturday: “I am in the White ...

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Paris 'gas explosion' kills three in city centre

The victims include two firefighters who were responding to a gas leak when a huge explosion happened.

Trump's shameless use of female pain to sell his border wall

The president’s apparent concern this week for the victims of sexual assault and abuse is curious considering his actions.

'Serial predator': L.A. writer has been sounding alarm on Ed Buck for over a year

Long before a second man died in the political donor's home, writer Jasmyne Cannick has been publishing accounts from his alleged victims.

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New Florida Governor Suspends Sheriff Over School Massacre

New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman ... /
WATCH: 4-year-old’s plea for kidney donation for dad will give you all the feels

From the mouth of babes, a sweet four-year-old has issued a public plea to help find a kidney donation for her dear ole’ dad, Delbon Johnson, CBS 46 ... /
Courageous grandmother fights gang violence with #IAintFromNowhere campaign

Wilma Galathe, a 72-year-old grandmother, is leading an anti-gang violence campaign in Los Angeles after her grandson was killed by a gang member who ... /
Hero mom battles school for ordering son’s dreadlocks be cut ‘I won’t conform to racist policies’

A mom in Texas is fighting against her six-year-old son’s school after learning that he was ordered by administrators to cut his dreadlocks off. —After firestorm Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, says she stands with his sexual abuse victims— Tiffany Brown blasted Spring Valley Elementary School in Hewitt, Texas for what ... /
After firestorm, Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration, says she stands with his sexual abuse victims

  After coming under fire for her silence on the R. Kelly docuseries, Lady Gaga is now apologizing for teaming up with the embattled R&B singer. Gaga teamed up with Kelly in 2013 for new music, a single ‘Do What U Want,’ and performed with him at the 2013 American Music Awards. —R. Kelly now under criminal investigation in Georgia ... /
Opinion: You can’t support Cyntoia Brown + Dismiss R. Kelly’s alleged victims

In this video op-ed, Deputy Editor, Natasha S. Alford, talks about people’s different reactions to Cyntoia Brown and R.Kelly’s accusers. Read the video transcript below. A lot of people are celebrating Cyntoia Brown’s freedom. ...

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