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16 Nov

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

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Deaths in Pakistan drone attack

At least 20 people killed by US missile strike on suspected Taliban training centre in tribal area near Afghan border.
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 08:34 GMT

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UK to pay ex-Guantanamo detainees

Compensation promised to former prisoners held in controversial detention facility in Cuba.
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 05:02 GMT

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UN faces anger over Haiti cholera

Cap Haitien residents protest against peacekeepers for second day over outbreak that has killed more than 1000 people.
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2010 15:23 GMT

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Flood relief for Pakistan

Riz Khan 16 Nov 2010 09:53 GMT
Salman Ahmad and Peter Gabriel discuss their efforts to keep the world’s attention focused on Pakistan’s flood victims……………………..
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Lost and Found

Witness 16 Nov 2010 08:17 GMT
About 700,000 Americans are homeless and the number of mentally ill people living on the streets is growing………………………….

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Ex-Guantanamo inmates win payouts

Payments would be in exchange for dropping claims that British agents knew they were being tortured. By Nigel Morris and Tom Peck.

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World’s first stem cell trial for stroke victims

A team in Glasgow carry out the new procedure on a patient – in the first trial of its kind in the world……………………………………….

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Embattled McCain faces down family rebellion over gays in the military

 Cheerleader ordered to applaud player who sexually assaulted her

The McGlynn: Unbelievable!!!!

A teenage cheerleader who was sexually assaulted by a star player from her school’s basketball team is to appeal after a court ruled she had no right to refuse to applaud her attacker during subsequent matches. The girl, known as HS, is suing Silsbee High School in Texas for expelling her from the cheerleading squad after she told coaches she was not prepared to shake her pom-poms in support of her attacker, Rakheem Bolton. Three judges at the Fifth US Court of Appeals in New Orleans said her constitutional rights had not been violated and ordered her to pay the school’s legal costs………………………..

 America unmasked: The images that reveal the Ku Klux Klan is alive and kicking in 2009

Ethics trial over politician’s tax bill

 PJ Hahn: ‘BP has lied to us from day one. We could have stopped the oil’

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