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News from North America, Tuesday 28th May 2013

BBC News: “US Senator John McCain has visited Syria to meet rebels in the war-torn country, his office has told the BBC. Sen McCain has repeatedly called for the US to provide military aid to members of the Syrian insurgency. He becomes the highest ranking US official to travel to Syria, though McCain spokesman Brian […]

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News from North America, Monday 20th May 2013

Reuters: “President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Obama’s use of military drone aircraft to attack extremists has […]

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News from North America, Friday 19th April 2013

Boston Globe: “One suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, according to an official with knowledge of the investigation. Another appears to remain on the loose in Watertown after a firefight with police. A 20-block perimeter was established as authorities searched for him. The Middlesex District Attorney’s office said that the suspect taken […]

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News from North America, Friday 22nd March 2013

BBC News: “Nearly two in three hate crimes in the US are not reported to police as victims doubt police can or will help, justice department statistics showed. From 2003-06, 46% of hate crimes were reported, but police were notified only 35% of the time from 2007-11.” Daily Mail: “Police in Texas have shot a […]

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News from North America, Thursday 14th March 2013

Huffington Post: “Democratic Congressman Steve Israel told HuffPost Live’s Jacob Soboroff Wednesday that the budget proposal put forth by Rep. Paul Ryan is “extremist” and that the U.S. House of Representatives is controlled by far-right Tea Party members.” Reuters: “Corporate leaders from the defense, technology, energy and banking industries told President Barack Obama on Wednesday they […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 13th February 2013

BBC News: “Police say they have found charred remains in the rubble of a burnt-down cabin where a murder suspect had been hiding. Ex-policeman Christopher Dorner, accused of killing three people, was thought to have barricaded himself in and exchanged fire with police. A single gunshot was later heard inside the building, which then began […]

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