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Vietnam arrests two in UK truck death investigation

Vietnam arrests two in UK truck death investigation

Vietnam police have arrested two people for trafficking in connection with the death of 39 migrants whose bodies were found in a truck in Britain, many of them feared to be Vietnamese.The move comes after British police arrested four people over the tragedy an

At least 42 killed in Haiti protest violence: UN

At least 42 killed in Haiti protest violence: UN

At least 42 people have been killed and dozens injured during anti-government protests in Haiti since mid-September, the UN's human rights body said Friday, adding it was "deeply concerned" by the crisis.The poorest country in the Americas has been roiled f

Cuba denies stoking Latin American social unrest

Cuba denies stoking Latin American social unrest

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denied Friday that the country is behind recent social unrest in Latin America and rejected US allegations that it is supporting Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro."Maliciously people are accusing Cuba of being behind wh

Mourners in Pakistan town bury victims of train fire

Mourners in Pakistan town bury victims of train fire

Distraught relatives gathered Friday for the funerals of some of the 74 people killed when fire ripped through a crowded train in Pakistan, with many of the victims residents of a single town.Sobbing family members crowded a government building in Mirpurkhas o

Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California

Four killed in Halloween party shooting in California

Four people were killed and several others were wounded in a shooting at a Halloween party at a rental home near San Francisco, local authorities said.The shooting Thursday night took place at a rented Airbnb home in Orinda, around 18 miles (30 km) northeast o

Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments and other financial services.Two law firms have filed a discrimination suit in San Francisco federal c