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HRW to Kenya: Account for Missing in Mt. Elgon Crackdown

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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A human-rights group is calling on Kenya to account for at least 300 people who disappeared three years ago during a crackdown on insurgents in the Mount Elgon region of western Kenya. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch says an independent group should investigate suspected mass graves and atrocities allegedly committed by Kenyan security forces and the […]

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Obama Optimistic ‘Grand Bargain’ on Debt Can Be Done

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is not giving up hope for a “grand bargain” to raise the country’s borrowing limit while also slashing the nation’s debt. White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters Wednesday there Is still time for Republicans and Democrats to reach an agreement, saying it “just requires a willingness to be reasonable.” The […]

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