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100 Afghan children hospitalized after ‘magic beans’ meal
100 schoolboys have been hospitalized with suspected poisoning in the Western Afghan city of Herat. All of them appear to have eaten beans from a vendor, who advertised the meal as helping them to pass exams.

11.04.2015 13:19

Virginia police attempt, fail to delete video of assault on teenager (VIDEO)
Virginia police unsuccessfully attempted to delete evidence of their assault on an unarmed teenager during a traffic stop for a broken license plate light. Video of the incident, taken by the car's driver, was recovered despite police efforts.

10.04.2015 20:17

Florida charged 14-year-old with felony hacking
A 14-year-old middle school student is facing felony computer hacking charges after he admitted to accessing a teacher’s computer during class without permission. If that wasn’t bad enough, he then displayed an image of two men kissing.

10.04.2015 18:07

Sanaa-tized? Rights groups sue State Dept for refusing to evacuate 1,000s of Americans from Yemen
The US government has been sued over abandoning its citizens in Yemen, where up to 4,000 Americans are feared stranded. Pentagon officials claim an evacuation would be too dangerous for military personnel to carry out.

10.04.2015 08:41

​Child sex abuse cases rise 60% - but arrests fall since 2011
Cases of child sex abuse reported to police have risen by more than 60 percent in the last four years, according to official figures for England and Wales.

09.04.2015 15:33

Video shows 9 months pregnant, handcuffed woman punched by Texas police
A Texas woman has accused a cop of beating her when she was 38 weeks pregnant. Thanks to a surveillance system in her parents’ home, a video has been published online that appears to prove her allegations. An investigation is under way.

09.04.2015 07:32

​Sharp rise in under-11s seeking NHS transgender treatment
The number of children in the UK being referred to the NHS for transgender treatments has increased fourfold over the last five years, new figures indicate.

08.04.2015 14:33

MI5 covered up child sex abuse in Belfast care home – ex-Army Intelligence officer
Britain’s MI5 security service deliberately covered up the sexual abuse of vulnerable boys in a notorious children’s care home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, an ex-Army Intelligence officer claimed on Tuesday.

08.04.2015 08:36

Father, 7 kids die from generator fumes after utility provider cuts power
A divorced man and his seven kids have been found dead in their home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Authorities believe they were poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from a generator they used after their electricity was cut off due to unpaid bills.

07.04.2015 20:20

Kansas set to exclude welfare recipients from spending govt aid at pools, movie theaters
Kansas is on the verge of passing a law that would limit how recipients of welfare could spend state assistance. The bill would exclude visits to swimming pools or the purchase of alcohol and tobacco. The bill would also limit daily ATM withdrawals.

07.04.2015 16:02

Al-Qaeda militants attack Yemen-Saudi Arabia border post - reports
Suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists reportedly attacked a remote Yemeni military post near the Saudi border on Tuesday, killing several officers. The attack comes amid turmoil in Yemen which has already claimed over 540 lives, according to the WHO.

07.04.2015 14:40

‘Rejigging Iran deal would be a tragic mistake’
It will be huge mistake if the US takes Netanyahu’s proposal to “kill” the Iran nuclear deal seriously as the Iranians have made major concessions willing to end the confrontation with the West, James Petras from Binghamton University told RT.

07.04.2015 08:38