Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

Jun 14, 2016

Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

“Forces of opposition bow down. You are single-handedly outnumbered.” That’s how one advertisement reads for a semi-automatic rifle made by Bushmaster, whose AR-15 is increasingly the gun of choice for America’s mass shooters, including the suspect in Sunday’s massacre at a gay dance club ...

Duterte's spokesman denies endorsement of summary killings

Jun 11, 2016

Duterte's spokesman denies endorsement of summary killings

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte does not endorse extrajudicial killings, his spokesman said Saturday following scathing criticism from the U.N. chief over his plans for thousands of people to die in an unprecedented war on crime. Duterte won last month’s elections by a landslide largely ...

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Jun 7, 2016

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more ...