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Key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person & wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on…


Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it….


NFL star Gifford had brain injury: family

The family of National Football League Hall of Fame member Frank Gifford revealed Wednesday the former New York Giants star was suffering from concussion-related brain disease before his death in…


Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

Pope Francis warned Wednesday that poverty fuels "conflict & terrorism" as he kicked off a landmark first trip to Africa, landing to a rapturous welcome from cheering crowds & traditional…


Sudan accuses Egyptian police of abusing its citizens

CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese Embassy in Cairo has accused Egyptian authorities of unlawfully detaining & beating 16 Sudanese over the past six weeks, charges denied by Egypt. Embassy spokesman…


Report says combination of errors led to U.S. bombing of MSF hospital – NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. air strike that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last month resulted from "human errors, failures…


Fan-Designed Lego Saturn V Moon Rocket Qualifies for Product Review

A fan-designed scale model of NASA's historic Saturn V rocket has landed on Lego's launch pad & is now waiting an official "go/no-go" call as to whether it will lift…


Twitter bans blood drives in offices worldwide until gays can donate

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from…


Disabled man set for scaffold as Pakistan nears 300th execution

Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad Tuesday for "shamefully sealing its…


NHS To Get £3.8bn Boost To Halt Financial Crisis

George Osborne has bowed to pressure from the NHS & given the go-ahead for the service to receive a multi-billion pound funding boost. The Chancellor has promised to increase spending…