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Glam rock star Gary Glitter gets 16 years for child abuse

Feb 28, 2015

Glam rock star Gary Glitter gets 16 years for child abuse

Glam rock star Gary Glitter was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of abusing three young girls in the latest child sex scandal to bring down a former icon of Britain’s entertainment world. Glitter, 70, whose real name ...

Streaming the uprising: Ukraine protests go viral

Feb 3, 2014

Streaming the uprising: Ukraine protests go viral

For every Ukraine protester smashing in a window, throwing a Molotov cocktail or being hit by riot police, there are several people standing nearby with their smartphones aloft streaming the event live. Web channels have sprung up — some with presenters in improvised studios ...

'Banker' could bring Ukraine reform as PM

Jan 26, 2014

'Banker' could bring Ukraine reform as PM

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine’s opposition leader who on Saturday was offered the prime minister’s job, is a bespectacled former lawyer who has taken a hands-on role in the escalating protests. The 39-year-old Yatsenyuk did not immediately respond to the presidential offer, although he did not ...