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June 2003: Journalist.

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May 29, 2008 In Britain, Rape Cases Seldom Result in a Conviction

QUOTE: After Linda Davies reported to police that her 15-year-old daughter had been raped, it took three months -- plus two dozen phone calls and a threat of legal action -- before police questioned the suspect, a 28-year-old neighbor.

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May 20, 2008 Hybrid Embryo Research Endorsed

QUOTE: Hundreds of British scientists and medical organizations support the process and say it is necessary because of a shortage of human eggs and embryos for research. Cardinal Keith O'Brien, a leading figure in the Catholic Church, had described the research as a "monstrous attack on human rights, human dignity and human life." He said the bill would allow experiments of "Frankenstein proportion."

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Mar 14, 2008 Britain Halts Deportation Move Against Gay Iranian: 19-Year-Old Fears Execution at Home

QUOTE: Britain halted deportation proceedings Thursday against a gay Iranian teenager who has said he would probably be hanged because of his sexual orientation if he is returned to Iran.

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Jul 10, 2007 Interpol Chief Calls U.K. Lax In Terror Fight: Failure to Share Data Also Cited

QUOTE: [Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble] faulted Britain for failure to share information and consult global databases useful in fighting terrorism. His comments come at a time when many Britons worry that the country needs to do more...

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Jun 29, 2007 Panel Casts Doubt on Guilt Of Libyan in Lockerbie Case

QUOTE: The Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 bombing of an American jumbo jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, "may have suffered a miscarriage of justice...”

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Jun 10, 2007 Poisoned Russian Had Sought Entry to U.S., Book Says

QUOTE: Before Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian intelligence agent fatally poisoned in London last year, sought asylum in Britain, he first tried to flee to the United States… But at the last minute, he was told that officials in Washington had "changed their mind" and would not give him a visa.

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May 19, 2007 Debate Rises On World Bank Succession: Some World Leaders Oppose Traditional Prerogative of U.S.

QUOTE: As the White House asserted its claim on picking Wolfowitz's successor, aid groups and former bank officials demanded that the next president be selected not in deference to the Bush administration, but on professional merits.

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Feb 14, 2007 British Panel Urges Police to Apologize To Muslims for Raid

QUOTE: Muslim leaders are increasingly calling police intelligence faulty and say officers are routinely picking up the wrong people. Also, they say, the whole Muslim community is tarred when police swoop in with massive force rather than quietly pulling people in for questioning.

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Nov 15, 2006 Amateur Videos Are Putting Official Abuse in New Light

QUOTE: The digital revolution is helping to throw light into some of the world's darkest corners. The photos of naked and shackled Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison -- images taken on soldiers' personal digital cameras and made public in 2004 -- focused a global spotlight on abuses there. Ordinary people going about their daily lives are now the first to document historic events.

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Jun 07, 2006 For British Officials, Debate Hits Home: Upscale Government Residences Under Scrutiny

QUOTE: Britain maintains a spectacular real estate portfolio worth tens of millions of dollars for its top government officials...now that cabinet ministers such as Prescott are paid salaries of $250,000 or more, people are questioning whether the government should be doling out these perks.

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Jun 04, 2006 An Island Engulfed by Migrants: Tiny Malta Struggles to Absorb Boatloads of Desperate Africans

QUOTE: Many in Malta, an overwhelmingly white, Catholic nation, are angry about the growing numbers of black, mostly Muslim newcomers. "We don't want a multicultural society,"...

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May 31, 2006 Britain's Goal: Hooligans Don't Get Past the Local Pub: Police Collect Passports to Keep Unruly Soccer Fans From the World Cup in Germany

QUOTE: In addition to barring Britain's most aggressive fans from traveling abroad, police are also keeping an eye on them at home by demanding that they register at a local police station every day England has a game...in a few cases, people are being banned from games because they were drunk, not violent.

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Feb 07, 2006 Britons Urge Arrest of Protesters Advocating Violence

QUOTE: ...while some people praised Scotland Yard for judiciously avoiding violence by not arresting extremists on the spot, others said they feared that police are so worried about Muslim violence they are backing off enforcement of the country's laws.

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Jan 07, 2006 Electronic Eye Grows Wider in Britain

QUOTE: Britain, already the world's leader in video surveillance of its people, will soon be able to automatically track the movements of millions of cars on most of its major roads....the system will enable police to "build profiles of people" and their movements even though they have committed no crime.

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Dec 09, 2005 Britain Bans Outside Data Obtained By Torture

QUOTE: Britain's highest court ruled Thursday that evidence that may have been obtained through torture in other countries cannot be used in British courts.

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Sep 28, 2005 Belfast Catholics Ask: Who Will Fill the Void? IRA Disarmament Leaves 'Sense of Unease'

QUOTE: Francis Murphy, a bartender... in the Catholic community of Ardoyne, is not happy the Irish Republican Army has put away its guns..."Why should we give up our guns when they haven't given up theirs?"

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Dec 06, 2004 A Harsh Price to Pay in Pursuit of a Dream: For Central American Women, Sexual Coercion Is Hazard on Route to U.S.

QUOTE: "If you come to my office and lie down with me, you can pass." That was the ... price of passage to the United States.

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Feb 29, 2004 From U.S. Wrecks to Central American Riches

QUOTE: A flourishing trade is transforming cars sold as junk in the United States into cherished gems on the streets of Central America. Tens of thousands of damaged cars written off for a few hundred dollars in the north find a new life here to the south...

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Jul 15, 2003 Workers Falling Behind in Mexico

QUOTE: Millions of Mexican workers -- from wood craftsmen here in the hills of Michoacan state to hotel concierges on the beaches of Cancun -- have not recovered the income, purchasing power and quality of life they had before a devastating financial crisis hit this country in 1994 and 1995.

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Jun 09, 2003 Malnutrition Blights Mexico's Young

QUOTE: Despite significant social advances in Mexico and an overall improvement in nutrition, two million children under the age of 5 are chronically malnourished, a number that has not changed in 30 years...

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