Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC

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Prince Harry meets Barack Obama to promote Invictus Games

A US military blimp designed to detect a missile attack that came loose from its mooring is on the ground and secure, state police say. The aerostat landed in Muncy, Pennsylvania, after

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India court says child rapists ‘should be castrated

A court in India has said child rapists should be castrated as existing laws had proved to be “ineffective and incapable” in protecting children. Justice N Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court

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Bangladesh arrests over Italian aid worker death

Four people have been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the killing of an Italian aid worker, say police. Cesare Tavella, 50, was shot dead in the diplomatic quarter of the capital,

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Canada whale-watching: Leviathan II boat sinking kills five

A whale-watching boat has sunk off the coast of British Columbia in western Canada, leaving at least five people dead. The boat carrying 27 people sank near Tofino on Vancouver Island, the

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