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US Troops, Contractors Sexually Abused Colombian Girls With Impunity âEUR" Report
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Military, Scandal, Sex, South America, USA )

- 2 hours ago -
Fifty-four Colombian girls were sexually abused by US troops and military contractors between 2003 and 2007, claims a new report by the countryâEUR(TM)s reconciliation commission. None of the perpetrators were ever prosecuted because US forces had immunity.
Alps Plane Crash: What We Know
Offbeat  (tags: Plane Crash, French Alps, Germanwings, Europe )

- 3 hours ago -
The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps sent the plane into its doomed descent "intentionally", French investigators have said.
Germanwings Plane Crash: Co-Pilot 'Wanted to Destroy Plane'
Offbeat  (tags: Plane Crash, French Alps, Germanwings, Europe )

- 3 hours ago -
The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to "destroy the plane", officials said.
Prince Charles Letters to Be Released After Supreme Court Ruling
Offbeat  (tags: Prince Charles, Court, British Government, Letters, Guardian campaign )

- 10 hours ago -
The Supreme Court says letters by Prince Charles to the government can be published, after a Guardian campaign.
The Hidden Tricks of Powerful Persuasion
Offbeat  (tags: Brain, Psychology, Health )

- 10 hours ago -
Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, itâEUR(TM)s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoplesâEUR(TM) heads without them realising.
Poor TrainingâEUR(TM) Resulted in Almost 400 Shootings By Philadelphia Police âEUR" Justice Dept
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

- 17 hours ago -
Poor training led Philadelphia police officers to the mistaken belief that fearing for their lives alone justified the use of deadly force, a new Justice Department review has found. That fear resulted in 394 shootings over a seven-year period.
A History of the Department Store
Offbeat  (tags: shopping, department store, history )

- 1 day ago -
From Victorian London to Soviet-era Moscow, department stores have changed the way we shop and have shaped global culture
Should America Ban 'Offensive' Licence Plates?
Offbeat  (tags: licence plates, court, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A licence plate displaying the Confederate Flag has sparked a US Supreme Court battle over the right to free speech. Have "novelty" plates gone too far?
King Richard III: Battle of Bosworth Descendants to Meet
Offbeat  (tags: Battle of Bosworth, Descendants, British History )

- 1 day ago -
Descendants of some 20 families who fought at the Battle of Bosworth, that ended the reign of Richard III, are to meet for the first time.
I-Wonder: How Did Saint Patrick Become a Global Saint?
Offbeat  (tags: Saint Patrick, global saint )

- 2 days ago -
For more than 50 years the citizens of Chicago have been turning their river green with huge vats of vegetable dye every 17 March, to celebrate a fifth-Century Irish saint.
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