MSF staff leave Kunduz hospital
Charity MSF says staff have left its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz after it was hit by air strikes it blames on US-led Nato forces
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:22:34 GMT
French Riviera floods leave 16 dead
At least 16 people die after violent storms and flooding hit the French Riviera, including three elderly people who drowned in their retirement home.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:10:12 GMT
Pope opens synod amid gay priest row
Pope Francis opens a synod of Roman Catholic bishops focusing on teachings on the family, a day after a senior Vatican priest came out as gay.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 09:55:48 GMT
Oregon teen 'played dead' in shooting
A teenager survived the Oregon shooting because she was covered in another victim's body and the attacker believed she was dead, her father says.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:26:57 GMT
Israelis killed in Jerusalem attacks
Israeli police ban Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:57:09 GMT
America Was Built On Slavery And It Was Much Worse Than You Might Imagine
But how much do modern Americans really know about slavery in colonial America? In the genocide of Native Americans? In the War of Independence or the drafting of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights? Or afterward for decades until the Civil War? Chances are, not very much. …
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 12:18:39 +0000
Man Can't Believe Obama Would Use Tragedy To Push Anti-Tragedy Agenda
Following yesterday’s speech by the president addressing the recent events in Roseburg, OR, local 42-year-old Tim Moss expressed his outrage to reporters that President Obama was attempting to capitalize off a tragedy to push his anti-tragedy agenda. “It’s jus …
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 12:09:14 +0000
Guatemala landslide claims 86
The gangly arms of four backhoes dug through a mound of sandy soil that had buried many of the residents of El Cambray alive in a landslide.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:03:43 GMT
MSF calls for independent inquiry
Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent investigation of the deadly bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, which it says is no longer operational.
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.
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