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10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion

by Derek Hawkins, Washington Post

August 17, 2017

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A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month. Doctors at the Government Medical College and...

BREAKING: Vehicle hits pedestrians in popular Barcelona tourist area

by Joanne Stocker, Grassswire

August 17, 2017

Filed under National News

A vehicle has reportedly struck dozens of people on the Ramblas, one of Barcelona’s most popular tourist streets. Police said on Thursday, August 17 that a van struck pedestrians in the street, injuring several people. Fo...

Protesters topple Confederate soldier statue in downtown Durham

by Virginia Bridges, The Herald-Sun

August 15, 2017

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A protest in downtown Durham on Monday night left a statue of a Confederate soldier erected nearly a century ago crumpled on the ground. Sheriff’s deputies recorded the event but did not intervene as a protester climbed a...

Fourth executive walks away from Trump after Charlottesville

by Jill Disis, Robert Mclean, and Jethro Mullen

August 15, 2017

Filed under National News

The president of a manufacturing association has become the fourth executive to walk away from President Trump after he took two days to denounce white supremacy. Scott Paul, head of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, q...

North Korea says it won’t fire missiles at Guam after all

by Bill Chappell, NPR

August 15, 2017

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed his military's plans to rain "an enveloping fire" around the U.S. territory of Guam — but opted not to fire missiles at this time, according to state media. Despite the stand-down, some...

SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside

by Josh Constine, TechCrunch

August 11, 2017

Filed under National News

SoundCloud has just closed the necessary funding round to keep the struggling music service afloat. CEO Alex Ljung will step aside though remain chairman as former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor replaces him. Mike Weissman will become COO as SoundCloud co-founder and CTO Eric Wahlforss stays as chief product officer. Raine Gr...

Egypt Train Crash: At Least 31 Dead, More than 100 Injured in Alexandria

by Associated Press

August 11, 2017

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Two passenger trains collided on Friday just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 31 people and injuring about 109, according to two medical officials. Two senior medical officials in Alexandria,...

New Orleans drainage crisis: Damaged turbine has been fixed but not online yet, mayor says

by Richard Rainey, The New Orleans Times-Picayune

August 11, 2017

Filed under National News

The repairs to a damaged turbine that powers much of New Orleans' drainage capacity were successful Thursday night (Aug. 10), but the turbine is not online yet, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at a press conference Friday morning. ...

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