News for 2013-03-17

Sunday, March 17, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Early Season Wildfires Signal "Bad Omen" for Drought-Striken Colorado
Two wildfires that erupted in northern Colorado on Friday continue to blaze in the region, signaling an early start to the wildfire season in the drought-stricken western United States. Burning about 75 miles northwest of Denver, the fires have been stoked by strong, erratic winds and "unseasonably...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Steubenville Teens Pronounced Guilty of Sexual Assault
A judge announced Sunday that two Steubenville, Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of sexual assault in a highly-publicized trial that drew questions of a community's complicity in this criminal act. 17-year-old Trent Mays and 16-year-old Ma’lik Richmond were pronounced guilty...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Record Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish
A fish with record levels of radioactive cesium was caught in the waters outside the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, officials announced Friday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Government Seeks to Dictate Global Rules for Drone Warfare
As other countries race to build up drone warfare programs ending the 'monopoly' that the Obama administration has held over the highly controversial method of targeted killing, the US government is reportedly dictating how the international community will run their own covert and illegal drone...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Parents of British Man Killed by US Drone Blame UK Government
The parents of a British-born man killed by a US drone strike after being stripped of his UK citizenship have spoken out for the first time – to say they will never forgive the British Government for his death. Mohamed Sakr was born and brought up in London before he was targeted and killed in...
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