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  1. Terminix fined $9.2 million for use of pesticide that poisoned familyWed, 22 Nov 2017 22:27:06 GMT
    The company is criminally libel for using the chemical in March 2015, and family members continue to suffer from problems. Crossfit Riverfront had a fundraiser over the weekend to benefit the Esmond family who were stricken by poisonous pesticides during a vacation in the Virgin Islands. More...
  2. The Latest: UN: Yemen blockade undercut anti-cholera fightWed, 22 Nov 2017 17:51:29 GMT
    The U.N. humanitarian chief in Yemen says the closure of the country's main airport and two seaports by a Saudi-led coalition has threatened gains made in containing cholera and the risk of famine in the war-torn country. His comments came shortly before the Saudi-led military coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen announced it would reopen Sanaa airport and the port of Hodeida on Thursday for urgent humanitarian aid and U.N. aircraft. More...
  3. UN judges to deliver verdict in war crimes trial of Ratko MladicWed, 22 Nov 2017 13:08:45 GMT
    The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has confirmed that genocide occurred in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, but has yet to rule on whether Bosnian Serb military chief General Ratko Mladic was responsible. The court found that "genocide, persecution, extermination, murder and the inhuman act of forcible transfer were committed in or around Srebrenica" in 1995, said presiding judge Alphons Orie. More...
  4. Zimbabwe to swear in new president after Mugabe resignationWed, 22 Nov 2017 08:35:01 GMT
    Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president is set to return to be sworn in as the country's new leader after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings against him. Zimbabweans erupted in response on Tuesday, cheering and dancing in the streets late into the night, thrilled to be rid of a leader whose early promise after the end of white minority rule in 1980 was overtaken by economic collapse, government dysfunction and human rights violations. More...
  5. What the papers say - " November 22Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:35:00 GMT
    The Guardian reports on celebrations in the country's capital Harare after the long-time ruler "caved" to popular and political pressure, and carries a striking picture of Zimbabweans dancing in the street. The Times describes Zimbabweans as being "ecstatic" at Mugabe's resignation, and says his departure marks the end of a "brutal" 37-year rule. More...
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  1. Ratko Mladic conviction caps decades of grief over Srebrenica massacreWed, 22 Nov 2017 18:15:00 GMT
    Mladic was convicted for some of the worst atrocities of the Bosnian War, including the slaughter of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica. More...
  2. The new star of Iraq's national basketball team is AmericanThu, 23 Nov 2017 08:54:21 GMT
    DeMario Mayfield moved to Baghdad seeking redemption two years ago after his hoop dreams were left in tatters by a run-in with the law. More...
  3. North Korean soldier makes desperate escape in border chaseWed, 22 Nov 2017 23:47:40 GMT
    As though it were a scene out of a movie, a North Korean soldier desperate to defect races across the dangerous border, crashes a jeep and is shot as South Korean soldiers pull him to safety. More...
  4. What it's like flying into one of the world's most dangerous airportsWed, 22 Nov 2017 11:46:13 GMT
    Situated in the Himalayas, Lukla is considered one of the world's most dangerous airports, but that doesn't deter the thousands of tourists who take the precarious journey yearly en route to Mt. Everest. At a width smaller then a football feed and barely long enough to land before the tarmac ends, the cliff side airport is also often shrouded in thick and sudden cloud cover, making it suitable for only the most skilled pilots. More...
  5. 3 missing, 8 rescued after U.S. Navy plane crashes into sea off JapanThu, 23 Nov 2017 02:36:47 GMT
    Eight people have been transferred to the aircraft carrier for medical assistance but are in "good condition," the U.S. Navy said in a tweet. More...
  6. Facebook to show if fake accounts tricked youWed, 22 Nov 2017 23:45:00 GMT
    Facebook announced Wednesday it's creating an tool that will show users if they followed fake Russian accounts on its site or on Instagram. More...