Executions in United States at 20-year low: report

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Executions in United States at 20-year low: report

Aime Ruffner receives support from family and friends after testifying at the hearing to reopen the case for her brother George Stinney Jr. in Sumter, South Carolinain this file photo taken January 21, 2014. A South Carolina judge on December 17, 2014, vacated the conviction of Stinney Jr., a black teenager executed in 1944 for the murder of two white girls, saying he had not received a fair trial. Photo credit: Reuters

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Garcia quits as FIFA corruption investigator

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Garcia quits as FIFA corruption investigator

Former US prosecutor Michael Garcia said he had found "serious and wide-ranging issues" in the bidding for the 2018 World Cup won by Russia and the 2022 tournament to be held in Qatar.

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GOP heavyweights McCain, Cheney find opposing views on CIA report

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Senator John McCain and former Vice President Dick Cheney weigh in on the U.S. Senate's report on the CIA torture of detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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America's shameful response to the torture report

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America's shameful response to the torture report

The reaction to the Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's torture program has been almost as depressing as the report itself -- which is saying something. There's been impotent outrage from people you'd expect to be outraged; lame excuses from people you'd expect to make excuses; and muddled ambivalence from the vast uncommitted.

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Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

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Author of interrogation memo says CIA maybe went too far

As former Vice President Dick Cheney argued on Sunday that the CIA's aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects did not amount to torture, the man who provided the legal rationale for the program said that in some cases it had perhaps gone too far.

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Russia denies military jet near miss with airliner over Sweden

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Russia denies military jet near miss with airliner over Sweden

Russia's defence ministry on Sunday denied a report by Swedish military that a Russian military plane nearly collided this week with a passenger plane over Sweden.

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China economic growth may slow to 7.1 percent in 2015: central bank report

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China economic growth may slow to 7.1 percent in 2015: central bank report

China's economic growth could slow to 7.1 percent in 2015 from an expected 7.4 percent this year, held back by a sagging property sector, the central bank said in research report seen by Reuters on Sunday.

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Russia would react if U.S. imposes new sanctions: minister

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Russia would react if U.S. imposes new sanctions: minister

Russia will take counter measures if Washington imposes new sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, according to an Interfax news agency report published on Saturday.

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CIA report: Britain spoke to US before publication

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CIA report: Britain spoke to US before publication

British intelligence agencies spoke to US counterparts about a report into CIA interrogation before it was published, Downing Street has said.

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CIA chief says some interrogation techniques led to Osama bin Laden

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CIA Director John Brennan also said U.S. allies have expressed 'strong concern' to him about the release of the Senate interrogation report.

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Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges

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Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges

One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations.

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Australian Senate inquiry finds govt responsible for deadly asylum-seeker riots

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Australian Senate inquiry finds govt responsible for deadly asylum-seeker riots

The Australian government failed to protect asylum seekers in its custody during a deadly riot at an immigration detention center earlier this year, and as such was guilty of human rights abuses, said a Senate inquiry report released on Thursday.

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

This week’s Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation methods is neither the first nor the worst time the agency has run afoul of its congressional overseers.

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Where rectal feeding came from and how the CIA used it

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Where rectal feeding came from and how the CIA used it

The revelation that U.S. interrogators force-fed terrorism suspects through their rectums outraged human-rights activists and doctors, who called it an outdated practice with no legitimate medical rationale.

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White House says harsh interrogation methods undermined U.S. moral authority

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The White House says harsh questioning tactics used on terrorism suspects and described in a Senate report undermined the moral authority of the U.S. around the world.

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