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Human Rights

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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity. Western diplomats...

    Wife: Undercover 'friends' pressured Austin man to join ISIS

    AUSTIN, Texas The wife of an Austin man who awaits sentencing on terrorism-related charges says he was pressured by federal informants into committing to travel to Turkey as a step toward joining a militia in Syria. Asked if her husband, Michael Todd...

    Germany calls for clarification on Ukraine cluster bomb accusations

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany called on Wednesday for closer examination of allegations that Ukraine government forces used cluster munitions in their military campaign against pro-Russian separatists. The allegations were contained in a report by Human...

    Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

    BERLIN/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday there had been no deal with North Korea in the release of one of three detained Americans but that Washington was willing to resume talks if the reclusive country took steps...