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Police Forces 'Failing Vulnerable Victims'

More than two thirds of police forces in England & Wales are failing vulnerable victims, including children suffering sexual abuse. An investigation by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) identified…

Malawi football club inks controversial tobacco deal

Malawi's most prestigious football team, Big Bullets have controversially inked a $900,000 (822,000 euros) sponsorship deal with a cigarette manufacturing company, attracting the wrath of a local rights group. The…

In China's O2O tech, today's 'unicorns' risk becoming tomorrow's 'unicorpses'

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Leaflets lie scattered on the floor. Nearly 400…

Niger to transfer 500 Boko Haram prisoners to Nigeria

NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger has agreed to transfer hundreds of prisoners from the militant Islamist group Boko Haram back to their home country of Nigeria to reduce pressure on its…

Audi supervisory board to pick VW CEO Mueller as chairman – sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – Audi's supervisory board will appoint Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller as chairman at a meeting on Thursday evening, sources at the carmaker said. Mueller will replace long-time…

Texas sues US to block resettlement of 6 Syrian refugees

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas on Wednesday sued the U.S. government in an effort to block six Syrian refugees from resettling in Dallas this week. The lawsuit comes after the…

Homeward bound: In Ghana, diaspora 'returnees' straddle two worlds

For Nicole Amarteifio, the creative breakthrough of her career happened at an unexpected moment – reclined on her couch, midway through another rerun of Sex & the City.  As Carrie Bradshaw’s voice…

Facebook's CEO and wife to give 99 percent of shares to couple's foundation

By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth approximately $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on…

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Norman Lear says TV is still a place to talk about race

ATLANTA (AP) — Legendary TV producer Norman Lear believes there is still a place for shows to explore race relations issues in the same manner as his famed sitcoms "All…

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Burkina votes for new president after year of upheaval

Voters in Burkina Faso went to the polls Sunday to select a new president & parliament, hoping to turn the page on a year of turmoil during which the west…