Iraqi forces lack will to fight - Ashton Carter
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24 May 2015

24 May 2015 From the section Middle East Ashton Carter: "We can give them training - we obviously can't give them the will to fight" US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said the rout of Iraqi forces at the city of Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State. Mr Carter told CNN's State of the Union the Iraqis "vastly...

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File - Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on defense posture before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Blames Iraqi Forces for ISIS Victory in Ramadi
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter: Iraqi Military Has ‘No Will to Fight’
updated 15 May 2015; published 15 May 2015
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Iraqi forces battle Islamic State in Ramadi
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Pentagon: Syrian Forces Start Combat Training
updated 15 May 2015; published 15 May 2015
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The Challenge of the Islamic State: Shane Smith Interviews Ashton Carter (Part 2)
updated 17 May 2015; published 17 May 2015
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US Special Forces Secret Night Mission kills senior ISIS Commander Abu Sayyaf in Syria
Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects
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24 May 2015

By Aaron Josefczyk and Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman after a high-speed car chase in 2012, one in a series of cases that have raised questions over police conduct and race relations in the United States. Judge John O'Donnell...

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A protester is arrested after the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland.
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updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
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Cleveland Officer Found Not Guilty In Deaths Of Two Unarmed Suspects Shot At 137 Times By Police!
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Cleveland Police Officer Found Not Guilty in Unarmed Couple's Shooting Deaths
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Cleveland Cop Found Not Guilty In Killing Unarmed Couple #Brelo
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Cleveland police officer found not guilty in deadly shooting
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Verdict: White Cleveland Police Killer Cop Brelo found NOT GUILTY for Executing Unarmed Black Couple
updated 02 May 2015; published 02 May 2015
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Cleveland police officer on trial after firing 49 shots at unarmed man
Thousands worldwide march against Monsanto and GM crops
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24 May 2015

Thousands of people hit the streets in cities across the world Saturday to protest against the American biotechnology giant Monsanto and its genetically modified crops and pesticides. The third annual March Against Monsanto -- begun by the Occupy movement -- was held in upwards of 400 cities in more than 40 countries from the Americas to Africa and...

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Demonstrations and protests against Monsanto in Rudolfsheim Fünfhaus, Vienna.
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Melbourne March and Rally Against GMO, Roundup and Monsanto
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Monsanto's worst ememy is an informed public [Brave Archer Films®]
updated 26 May 2013; published 26 May 2013
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Hell No, GMO! Anti-Monsanto protests sweep US
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MARCH Against MONSANTO: Activism Against GMO Future And NWO Brainwashing
updated 24 May 2015; published 24 May 2015
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WORLD stands up against Monsanto 'Over 400 cities protest GMOs'
updated 26 May 2013; published 26 May 2013
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"Native Americans" Protest "Monsanto" - Los Angeles, CA 5-25-2013
Ireland Says ‘Yes’ to Marriage Equality
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23 May 2015

Jubilant scenes on a historic day for Ireland, as the country votes by a sweeping majority to legalize same sex marriage. It’s all over bar the singing. Ireland has become the first country in the world to introduce same sex marriage on the basis of a popular vote, after the ‘Yes’ side scored a stunning victory in the referendum held yesterday. The...

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Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland, Friday, May 22, 2015. Ireland began voting Friday in a referendum on Gay marriage which will require an amendment to the Irish constitution.
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Celebrations begin Dublin after 'yes' referendum result F YEAH! Ireland gay marriage referen
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Ireland Backs Legalizing Gay Marriage
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'Yes' Side Joyous as Count Starts in Irish Gay-Marriage Vote
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Ireland gay marriage referendum: 'Yes' campaign poised for victory
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Ireland Gives Resounding 62.1 Percent 'yes' to Gay Marriage
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Ireland hasn't said Yes, it has said F*** YEAH!'
US Senate blocks bill to end NSA phone data collection
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23 May 2015

23 May 2015 From the section US & Canada The NSA has come under increased scrutiny since the Snowden revelations The US Senate has blocked a bill that would have ended the bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA). It also failed to authorise a temporary extension of the current legislation. Senators are...

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File - Edward Snowden, shown on a livestream from Moscow, is awarded the Right Livelihood Award ceremony at the Swedish Parliament, in Stockholm, Monday Dec. 1, 2014.
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House of Representatives Approves Bill To End NSA Data Collection
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US Senate blocks bill to end NSA phone data collection
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
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US Senate blocks bill to end NSA phone data collection
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
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Senate Will Have 8 Hours To Make An NSA Decision
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US Senate Blocked Bill To End NSA Phone Data Collection
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US Senate blocks bill to end NSA phone data collection

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South China Morning Post
When thousands of Rohingya people from Myanmar were discovered floating in boats on the Southeast Asian seas much of the world was understandably gripped by this unfolding human...
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The Independent
A malign shade named Iraq has returned to haunt America’s nascent 2016 presidential campaign. The past few days, beginning with the humiliating fall of Ramadi to the radical...
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CNN
(CNN)Earlier this month in New York, the advocacy group AID-Free World launched a campaign to end impunity for personnel who commit sexual abuse during U.N. peacekeeping missions....

Protester wait for police during clashes in the Nyakabyga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, Thursday May 21, 2015. Protests continue against the President's decision to seek a third term.
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The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was shot dead on Saturday along with his bodyguard, residents said, the latest violence in a country gripped by weeks of anti-government unrest. Zedi Feruzi, the head of the Union for Peace and...
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People, carrying images of late Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, take part in a march honoring him in San Salvador, Saturday, March 20, 2010.
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Cheers rang from a crowd of hundreds of thousands Saturday as former archbishop Oscar Romero, whose defense of the poor and repressed divided both his nation and the Church, was beatified. Officials estimated some 300,000 worshipers attended the...
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In this photo taken Saturday, April 14, 2012, Tuareg fighters from the NMLA (National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad) sit in their vehicle, in a market in Timbuktu, Mali.
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Reuters BAMAKO— A Tuareg-dominated rebel coalition said on Saturday it was holding prisoner 19 Malian government soldiers captured in fighting a day earlier, amid growing violence in the north that threatens to derail U.N.-brokered peace efforts....
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Headquarters of the NSA at Fort Meade, Maryland.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling...
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a speech on nonproliferation before the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
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WASHINGTON: Top aides to former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed. The...
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Traders swirl around fellow trader Kevin Coulter, second from right, as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 5, 2010
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US stocks ended weaker on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, in line with Wall Street's expectations. Lackadaisical trading volume during the session ended a...
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Gunfight in western Mexico
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 39 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico during a fight between armed civilians and security forces, two government...
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