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Calls for prosecution after 'torture report'
US Senate report on CIA interrogation tactics justifies reopening criminal investigations, rights advocates say.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2014 08:31 GMT
Dozens still missing after deadly Texas blast
US Senator John Cornyn of Texas said the town's deputy fire marshal reports that 60 people remained unaccounted for.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2013 21:13 GMT
Obama signs deep US budget cuts into effect
President signs into effect $85bn in spending cuts after legislators fail to reach a deal to avert them.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 21:37 GMT
US braces for $85bn in budget cuts
Spending cuts to kick in midnight as Republicans and Democrats fail to resolve standoff over America's burgeoning debt.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 10:36 GMT
Obama picks CIA chief and defence secretary
US president nominates his counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as CIA director, and Chuck Hagel as defence secretary.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 01:16 GMT
Obama 'to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief'
Ex-Republican senator, under scrutiny for his stands on Israel, likely to replace Leon Panetta, senior official reveals.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 05:26 GMT
Pentagon unveils details of US defence cuts
Strategy announced for absorbing $487bn in defence cuts, including reducing ground forces and slowing weapons purchases.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 12:16 GMT
US execution puts death penalty on trial
Troy Davis is set to die in under a week but advocates say there is 'too much doubt' to condemn him to death.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 14:02 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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