News for 2012-09-15

Saturday, September 15, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Weekend of Insider Attacks in Afghanistan Leaves Six Troops Dead
Update: An Afghan police officer has killed four American troops at a remote checkpoint on Sunday, Associated Press reports , bringing the death toll from insider attacks to six just this weekend. * * *
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[field_image_caption-raw] Red Cross: Three Hunger-Striking Palestinian Detainees at Risk of Death
Three Palestinian detainees on hunger strike are at risk of death, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) stated Friday. "These people are going to die unless the detaining authorities find a prompt solution," Juan Pedro Schaerer, the head of the ICRC delegation in Israel and the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] US on Attack in Libya: Send in the Drones
The U.S. is surging its use of drones in Libya as it investigates the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, the Associated Press reports. With operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen stretching human resources thin, "Predator and Reaper drones" have been "increasing the area they...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Spaniards Rally Against Austerity: 'There Are Alternatives'
Tens of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Madrid on Saturday to protest the austerity measures enacted by the government which demonstrators say are sparing the wealthy while hitting the middle and working class hard.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Sections of Walker's Act 10 as Unconstitutional
A Wisconsin judge has struck down as unconstitutional sections of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's controversial collective bargaining law, Act 10, at least as applied to municipal and school district employees, who are the majority of public workers in the state. Act 10 prompted months of...
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