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Raped by a colleague then fired: the aid worker who refused to keep quiet

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Sarah Pierce became an aid worker because she wanted to help eradicate disease in Africa. While working in a remote field office in South Sudan, she was raped in her ...

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US cuts millions in Mexico cartel-fighting aid amid human rights concerns

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The United States has withheld millions of dollars of aid from Mexico aimed at helping the country’s authorities combat drug cartels, amid concerns over its human rights record. The State ...

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Investigators look into motive for series of fire set at black churches

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Investigators in Missouri are trying to determine the cause of mysterious fires this month at predominantly black churches in the St Louis area. Investigators have no suspects or motives. But ...

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Morgan Stanley profits fall 42%

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Morgan Stanley’s profits have slumped for the second consecutive quarter as uncertainty about the timing of a US interest rate rise and concerns about China’s cooling economy drive investors from ...

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2 Republican candidates ask for 24-hour secret service protection

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The US secret service is reviewing requests for protection from Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday. The homeland security secretary ...

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Election questions dominate as Joe Biden tries to do his day job

White House officials were forced to downplay the distraction caused by Joe Biden’s presidential ruminations on Monday as fevered speculation over whether he will seek the Democratic nomination began to ...

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George Osborne set for tense talks with ministers over proposed £20bn savings

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A tense round of negotiations is to be held at senior levels in Whitehall over the next month as a series of cabinet ministers fight Treasury plans to produce departmental ...

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Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive in UK

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Drummers from pro-China groups have been told that they cannot play in the royal park near Buckingham Palace, where the Chinese president, Xi Jingping, will arrive on Tuesday. While drums ...

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Unlicensed Cambodian medic on trial for infecting more than 100 with HIV

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An unlicensed medical practitioner who infected more than 100 villagers in north-west Cambodia with HIV by reusing unclean needles went on trial on Tuesday, facing three charges including murder, a ...

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Benghazi panel sparks feud among Republicans before Clinton’s testimony

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As Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton prepared to testify before a panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks, a behind-the-scenes fight over the Republican-led inquiry broke into messy public view at ...

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