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Ireland’s mistreatment of male calves

“Utterly unacceptable and unlawful”: Ireland’s mistreatment of male calves

A new documentary by Ireland’s RTÉ Investigates programme, 'Milking It; Dairy's Dirty Secret' has exposed animal welfare breaches of male calves in Ireland, both on-farm and during live export to Europe.
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Nihon Univ. suspends American football team again over cannabis allegations

Nihon University said Friday that it has indefinitely suspended its American football team again and closed its dormitory over the suspected of possession of cannabis by more team members.
abused teens for decades

Probe finds Johnny’s talent agency founder abused teens for decades

An external probe set up by Johnny & Associates Inc. on Tuesday concluded its deceased founder sexually abused teens aspiring to become pop singers for decades and urged the head of Japan's top male talent agency to step down to bolster governance under new leadership.
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White shooter kills 3 Black people in Florida hate crime as Washington celebrates King’s...

A masked white man carrying at least one weapon bearing a swastika fatally shot three Black people inside a Florida store Saturday in an attack with a clear motive of racial hatred, officials said.
Lucy Letby

Lucy Letby, UK nurse who killed seven babies, sentenced to life in prison

Lucy Letby, a British nurse convicted of murdering seven babies and attempting to kill six more, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
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Ex-Austrian leader Kurz charged with giving false testimony — prosecutors

Former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz has been charged with giving false testimony before parliament, the Austrian prosecutor's office for economic crimes and corruption said.
Drug war

Drug war shakes France’s Marseille as rival gangs shoot it out

A rivalry between two drug gangs in Marseille on France’s Mediterranean coast has killed dozens of people this year in brazen attacks sometimes carried out by teenagers, according to police.
Fulton County grand jurors

Purported names, photos and addresses of Fulton County grand jurors circulate on far-right internet

Names, photographs, social media profiles and even the home addresses purportedly belonging to members of the Fulton County grand jury that this week voted to indict former President Donald Trump and 18 co-defendants are circulating on social media – with experts saying that some anonymous users are calling for violence against them.
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Report reveals shocking details of ‘barbaric’ abuse in US detention centres

A judge allowed access to the report which was blocked by the administrations of former US president Donald Trump and his successor Joe Biden.
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Pakistan arrests 146 as it launches probe into church attacks

Authorities in Pakistan have launched a probe and arrested at least 146 people in the Punjab province a day after a Muslim mob torched five churches and attacked dozens of houses belonging to the local Christian community over claims of blasphemy, the province’s top police official has told Al Jazeera.

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