Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Full Article Sun Sentinel
30 Oct 2014

(Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward. The 53-year-old Alabama native and self-described "son of the South", who has spoken out against discrimination of...

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updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'm Proud to Be Gay
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
updated 27 Jun 2014; published 27 Jun 2014
Apple Pay vs Apple GAY- Tim Cook Outed as iPhone Sales Routed the Competition
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out: I'm Proud To Be Gay
updated 31 Oct 2014; published 31 Oct 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay - Big Deal?
updated 28 Jun 2014; published 28 Jun 2014
Apple Computer's Tim Cook Speaks About His Own Discrimination as a Gay Man
Libya rendition case can be heard
Full Article Belfast Telegraph
30 Oct 2014

The case of Libyan politician Abdul Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar who allege the UK participated in their rendition to Tripoli can be heard in the English courts. The ruling by three judges in the Court of Appeal reverses a decision by the High Court that the couple's claim against former foreign secretary Jack Straw and Sir Mark Allen,...

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File - Libyan Transitional National Council military commander of Tripoli, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, left, shakes hands after his speech at Saha Kish Square in Benghazi, Libya, Sunday Oct. 23, 2011 as Libya's transitional government declare liberation of Libya after months of bloodshed that culminated in the death of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.
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updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Rendition case against UK to proceed after court ruling
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
UK government can be sued over rendition claims, judges rule
updated 05 Nov 2009; published 05 Nov 2009
CNN Italian Court Convicts 23 CIA agents for Rendition
updated 31 May 2011; published 31 May 2011
Ticket for Torture: 'State secrets' court cover-up for CIA prisons?
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Libyan rebel free to sue UK over 'torture'
updated 03 Jul 2012; published 03 Jul 2012
UK rendition of Roger Hayes
Protesters In Burkina Faso Set The Parliament On Fire
Full Article Business Insider
30 Oct 2014

© AFP Issouf SanogoCars burn outside Burkina Faso's parliament in Ouagadougou on October 30, 2014 Ouagadougou (AFP) - Angry demonstrators in Burkina Faso went on the rampage on Thursday in protest at plans to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule, setting parliament on fire and wreaking havoc across the capital. Crowds of...

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Burkina Faso - Politics - Protests
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updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Burkina Faso parliament burned amid protests over power extension
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
** BREAKİNG NEWS ** Burkina Faso protesters storm parliament
updated 29 Oct 2014; published 29 Oct 2014
Burkina Faso: Protests against president
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze in protest
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze, protests over president
Ebola outbreak: Fewer burials, fewer new cases in Liberia, the WHO says
Full Article CNN
30 Oct 2014

October 30, 2014 -- Updated 0713 GMT (1513 HKT) (CNN) -- The fight against Ebola in Liberia got some welcome news -- with a little caution. The number of new cases in the nation appears to be declining, with fewer burials and lab confirmations, and less-cramped hospitals, the World Health Organization said. If the trend continues, the hardest hit...

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A health worker sprays disinfectant onto a college after they worked with the body of a man, suspected of contracting and dying form the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.
photo: AP / Abbas Dulleh

updated 07 Sep 2014; published 07 Sep 2014
Liberia Struggles to Find, Isolate Suspected Ebola Cases
updated 09 Sep 2014; published 09 Sep 2014
Ebola outbreak 'threatens Liberia's national existence'.
updated 16 Oct 2014; published 16 Oct 2014
How to stop the spread of Ebola
updated 10 Sep 2014; published 10 Sep 2014
World Today: Ebola Outbreak Threatens Liberia National Existence
updated 26 Mar 2014; published 26 Mar 2014
Ebola Virus outbreak in Guinea, Western Africa in 2014
updated 09 Oct 2014; published 09 Oct 2014
Ebola The Truth About the Outbreak Documentary
Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting far-right Jew
Full Article Yahoo Daily News
30 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian on Thursday after he fired at them resisting arrest in East Jerusalem hours after the attempted assassination of a far-right Israeli activist, police said. "Anti-terrorist police units surrounded a house in the Abu Tor neighborhood to arrest a suspect in the attempted assassination...

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man looks as Israeli police officers stand guard at the scene of a shooting in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Israeli police say a man has been shot in Jerusalem in a suspected assassination attempt. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the man who was shot Wednesday was a "relatively known figure" and is in serious condition. Police set up roadblocks and were searching for a suspect who had fled on a motorbike.
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updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Israeli police kill Palestinian suspect in shooting of right-wing activist - JERUSALEM
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Rabbi Glick Shooter Is Shot Dead By Israeli Police...
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Israeli security and Palestinians clash in East Jerusalem
updated 30 Oct 2014; published 30 Oct 2014
Yehudah Glick shooting: Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian suspect in attempted assassination
updated 04 Jul 2014; published 04 Jul 2014
Israeli police beating Palestinian in Shuafat, Jerusalem, 3 July 2014
updated 02 Jul 2008; published 02 Jul 2008
Israeli Police shoot Palestinian terrorist on Bulldozer Rampage

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The Daily Beast
Plaudits have been showered on Apple’s CEO after he publicly came out. But commentators are gliding over the bracing corollary in his declaration: the gay and powerful should use...
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The People's Voice
Pentagon commanders initiated it. A duplicitous 2015 50th anniversary commemoration. Honoring one of history's greatest crimes. Turning truth on its head. Orwell explained saying...
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BBC News
Of the 23 members of the Bakr family who set sail for Europe on a crowded traffickers' boat in early September, only one is known to have arrived. The body of 14-month-old...

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at Faneuil Hall, Friday August 9, 2013, in Boston.
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Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, who said he attended so many community meetings over his two decades in office that he personally met half of the city’s residents, has died. He was 71. He died today after battling cancer, according...
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Sri Manka Mudslide
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Colombo, October 30: Nearly 200 people are feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a deadly landslide destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin tea plantation workers with slim chances of any survivors being found even as India offered...
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Malala Yousafzai gestures as she speaks to an audience during a discussion of her book, "I am Malala" hosted by the John F. Kennedy Library and held at Boston College High School Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Dorchester, Mass. The Pakistani teenager, an advocate for education for girls, survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year on her way home from school.
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Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education campaigner shot by the Taliban, has donated $50,000 towards the reconstruction of schools in Gaza . The Nobel peace prize winner, speaking after receiving the World Children’s Prize for the rights of the...
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African Union Says a Sixth of Pledged Ebola Workers Ready to Go
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African nations have more than 300 health workers ready to deploy in Ebola-affected nations, about a sixth of the number they pledged to help contain an outbreak of the disease, an African Union official said. Nigeria has about 250 workers “trained...
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WHO says Ebola epidemic in Liberia may be slowing down
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The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, but the epidemic is far from over. The disease is still raging in parts of Sierra Leone and there...
photo: UN / Aaron J. Buckley
Winning candidate of Mexico’s presidential election, Enrique Pena Nieto smiles as he arrives for a press conference in Mexico City, Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug...
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Poverty forces Afghan Children to work for food
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By: Mirwais Jalalzai Instead of going to school and enjoying simple childhood times, many Afghan children have to work hard every day to earn a living for their families. Several years of civil war and extreme poverty in Afghanistan forced many...
photo: US Army / Rich Stowell