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Lara Logan shoots story on Ebola in Liberia, forgets to interview Africans, gets 'self-quarantined' in luxury hotel
CBS News reporter Lara Logan made waves after going to Liberia to film a story on the Ebola epidemic but not interviewing a single Liberian, who were ignored for American experts.

11.11.2014 16:12

Cover up? Review of Home Office handling of Westminster child sex allegations slammed
A supposedly independent review of the Home Office’s handling of allegations about decades of systemic child abuse that infiltrated Westminster has ruled that it’s impossible to discern if there was an establishment cover-up.

11.11.2014 10:07

Nightmare before Christmas: Russian lawmaker seeks Monster High ban
A Russian nationalist party lawmaker has asked the government to ban “all foreign produced toys that could affect the mental health of children,” and specifically targeted the Monster High dolls by US maker Mattel.

11.11.2014 08:19

Over 50 killed in Pakistan bus, truck collision
At least 50 people, some 14 women and eight children among them, were killed and 18 people were injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus collided with a truck laden with goods in southern Pakistan, officials said.

11.11.2014 05:42

CIA-sanctioned Osama Bin Laden doll on sale for $2,500
One of only three Osama Bin Laden dolls designed for a CIA 'influence operation' is on sale on a memorabilia auction site. Authored by creator of iconic GI Joe toys they were to be distributed to Middle Eastern children to put them off joining Al-Qaeda.

10.11.2014 17:49

Comas & seizures: 100s of kids hospitalized after mistaking cleaning products for candy
Laundry detergent pods are causing US health officials a major headache. The country’s poison control centers received around one call an hour between 2012 and 2013 after kids had been exposed to the dangerous chemicals, mistaking them for candy.

10.11.2014 09:47

Super-obese young Brits will ‘bankrupt’ NHS – study
Some 40 percent of Britain’s under-25s who have life-saving weight-loss surgery are super-obese, a study has shown. A senior bariatric consultant says the level of young people classified as super-obese could “threaten to bankrupt the NHS.”

10.11.2014 09:20

Guns, God and soccer practice: A 5-year-old kid’s life in Trenton, Missouri
Five-year-old Matt holds his rifle as if it is the most normal thing in the world. The boy with blue eyes and a tiny body handles it like a pro.

05.11.2014 13:24

Russia may ban fast food commercials in TV programs for kids
Russia may ban the advertising of junk food during children’s shows aired on national TV or radio. The Parliament is considering new amendments to the Advertising Law which would limit marketing of foods containing high amounts of fat, salt and sugar.

08.11.2014 01:05

​Welsh police pepper spray 4- & 5-yo kids in botched weapons demonstration
Gwent Police accidentally sprayed a class of four and five year olds with pepper spray at a school in Wales during a botched weapons demonstration.

07.11.2014 15:37

Maryland teen too drunk to carry out school massacre
A Maryland teenager planned a school shooting, brought a stolen gun to school and decided not to use it because he was too drunk. He turned himself in to police the next day, when they questioned him about an unrelated crime.

06.11.2014 17:57

‘Drugged & assaulted’: Former schoolboy alleges abuse by serving UK minister
A former schoolboy claims he was drugged and assaulted by a serving UK Coalition minister when he was a mere 14 years old. The man alleges police were reluctant to investigate the matter because of the politician’s position of power in Government.

06.11.2014 15:39