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Robert Bridge

Over 750 American kids ‘beaten, starved or left alone’ over 6-yr period
At least 786 children in the US died of abuse or neglect at the hands of their parents or care givers, even as child protection agencies were investigating the cases, according to a report by the Associated Press.

18.12.2014 09:13

​America’s wealthiest families smash income ceiling, middle-class left far behind
Despite, or because of, the fallout from the 2007 Great Recession, annual earnings between the richest Americans and everybody else have exploded to record levels. Meanwhile middle- and lower-class wealth growth remains stagnant.

18.12.2014 08:32

‘Cops should not be judge, jury & executioner’ - witness to police beating
After Levi Frasier filmed a Denver police officer throw six powerful punches into the face of a suspected drug dealer, officers threatened Frasier with arrest unless he gave them the video, he tells RT.

17.12.2014 11:29

11 trillion gallons of water to relieve California drought - NASA
NASA scientists say it would require 11 trillion gallons of water – more water than California's 38 million residents use each year for domestic purposes – to relieve the state’s record drought, currently in its third year.

17.12.2014 10:07

Black choppers rattle Dallas skyline in urban training drills
Dallas residents have taken to social media to express alarm over a swarm of black helicopters that have descended upon their neighborhoods, part of a US Special Forces drill to prepare for future engagement in urban areas.

17.12.2014 07:36

North Korea calls on UN to investigate CIA ‘brutal medieval’ torture
Pyongyang claims the human rights issues long associated with the communist-ruled recluse state are politically motivated, while the real issue confronting the world body should be the CIA’s harsh treatment of terror suspects.

16.12.2014 12:04

Frack-down: Cops sought names of attendees at university debate on fracking
Amid an increase in incidences of police attempting to infiltrate various public meetings and events, a university in Kent revealed that police had requested a list of people expected to attend a public debate on fracking.

16.12.2014 07:40

Sony Pictures issues media warning after hacked email humiliation
Sony Pictures Entertainment, suffering a steady flow of embarrassment following the incremental release of private emails relating to top-shelf celebrities, has warned media outlets against releasing any more information.

15.12.2014 08:33

'I'd do it again!' Cheney defends CIA torture, calls interrogators heroes
Former VP Dick Cheney expressed no regret over CIA torture techniques employed against detainees in the “war on terror,” even as a judge considers forcing the White House to release the remainder of the damning photos.

15.12.2014 06:53

​‘Not practical’: US shrugs off calls to immediately eliminate all nukes
At a major international conference aimed at ending dependence on some 16,300 nuclear weapons, the US representative rejected the motion, declaring the United States prefers to take a gradual approach.

10.12.2014 13:40

Former Gitmo detainee David Hicks heckles Australian attorney-general at awards ceremony
David Hicks, a detainee at the Guantanamo Bay for six years, had some choice words for Australian Attorney-General George Brandis at a human rights awards ceremony in Sydney.

10.12.2014 10:22

Never say never: FBI director refuses to rule out agents posing as reporters
The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation left the door open to the possibility that officers may falsely represent themselves as journalists in the course of an investigation, so long as it’s done with “significant supervision.”

10.12.2014 06:35