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  • White Man Beaten By Mob In Detroit After Hitting Boy With Truck: Was It A Hate Crime?

    04/04/2014 6:30:00 AM PDT · by envisio · 155 replies
    cbs ^ | 3/04/2014 | cbs
    DETROIT (WWJ) - As a 54-year-old Roseville man clings to life in the hospital following a brutal mob beating on Detroit’s east side, many are starting to wonder if the whole thing was racially motivated. As first reported by WWJ Newsradio 950, an 11-year-old boy suffered a broken leg on Wednesday when he was hit by a pickup truck after walking into the street near Morang and Balfour. The driver, Steven Utash, immediately got out of his truck after hitting the boy and was viciously attacked by 10 to 12 men. The beating was so brutal, Utash was rendered unconscious....
  • Syria crisis: Guide to armed and political opposition

    10/19/2013 4:34:53 AM PDT · by haffast · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | 17 October 2013 Last updated at 02:40 ET | Lina Sinjab, David Gritten, James Longman, Faisal Irshaid
    There are believed to be as many as 1,000 armed opposition groups in Syria, commanding an estimated 100,000 fighters. Many of the groups are small and operate on a local level, but a number have emerged as powerful forces with affiliates across the country or formed alliances with other groups that share a similar agenda. The BBC News website looks at the most prominent. Big snip
  • LIVE HEALTH CARE THREAD ~ SATURDAY & SUNDAY

    03/20/2010 7:07:53 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 7,618 replies · 278,296+ views
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  • Iraqi Electoral Workers to Audit Results

    10/17/2005 2:39:54 PM PDT · by rocksblues · 26 replies · 716+ views
    My Way ^ | Oct 17, 5:16 PM (ET) | LEE KEATH
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Election workers announced "unusually high" vote counts in Iraq's landmark referendum on the draft constitution, saying Monday that they will audit results showing unexpected ratios of "yes" to "no" votes from some parts of the country.