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UK Cannot Stand By On IS Murder, Says Hammond – Sky News

UK Cannot Stand By On IS Murder, Says HammondSky NewsRAF Tornados could begin bombing raids within hours of a vote in the Commons – as an opinion poll shows massive public support. 9:07am UK, Friday 26 September 2014. Foreign Secretary … Continue reading

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Singer Patti LaBelle takes stand in civil trial

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Singer Patti LaBelle took the stand on Wednesday in a federal civil trial and denied telling her 400-pound bodyguard to attack a man standing too close to her luggage at the Houston airport in March 2011. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on ‘Bogus’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

AsiaOne Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on 'Bogus' ChargesRadio Free Asia“The harassment, arbitrary arrest, and unjust prosecution [of the three] follow an all-too-familiar script that illustrates Vietnam's failure to comply with its international human rights obligations”, said Paris-based International … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on ‘Bogus’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

AsiaOne Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on 'Bogus' ChargesRadio Free Asia“The harassment, arbitrary arrest, and unjust prosecution [of the three] follow an all-too-familiar script that illustrates Vietnam's failure to comply with its international human rights obligations”, said Paris-based International … Continue reading

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Paris porno cinema makes lone stand against the Web

PARIS (Reuters) – In a shabby cinema tucked away in a backstreet of central Paris, a crowd of aging devotees are putting up quiet resistance to the might of on-line pornography. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Aspen Insurance Making Its Case To Stand Alone

By Stephen Simpson, CFA: If nothing else, Aspen Insurance (NYSE:AHL) doesn’t lack for confidence. While Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE:ENH) has made an offer for the company that values it more highly than any of its peer group companies except Arch … Continue reading

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Force bishops to stand down, survivor of abuse urges Pope – Irish Independent

Irish Independent Force bishops to stand down, survivor of abuse urges PopeIrish IndependentONE of the two Irish survivors of clerical abuse who met Pope Francis urged the pontiff to change the church's rules on clerical celibacy and let priests marry … Continue reading

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Fidelity makes a stand on executive pay

Fund manager wants listed companies to introduce fairer pay incentives that link performance with success over the longer term Asia homepage

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Iraq crisis: Prime Minister Maliki refuses to stand down as Isis militants advance … – The Independent

The Independent Iraq crisis: Prime Minister Maliki refuses to stand down as Isis militants advance …The IndependentIraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has refused calls for his resignation as government forces continue to battle Sunni militants attempting to take control of … Continue reading

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Ukraine crisis: we have to stand up to Russia – it’s a rogue state – Telegraph.co.uk

AFP Ukraine crisis: we have to stand up to Russia – it's a rogue stateTelegraph.co.ukNo matter how hard Vladimir Putin tries to persuade us otherwise, there is no escaping the fact that the proposed annexation of Crimea by the Kremlin … Continue reading

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