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Angelina Jolie reportedly asked to take down African warlord
Emails released by European media outlets reportedly show a proposed collaboration between Jolie and the International Criminal Court to take down African warlord Joseph Kony.
Uganda kicks off LLWS play
WILLIAMSPORT, PENN. - Man. The afternoon temperature is in the mid-90s, and there's no shade on Field 4 at the Little League complex in Williamsport. But then along comes this breeze of joy in the form of a line of players in green-and-blue jerseys. They slip off their new Easton backpacks and take
Bazi Kanani and Kenneth Moton become multi-platform reporters for ABC News
DC Bureau Chief and Executive Producer of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Jonathan Greenberger sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Bazi Kanani and Kenneth Moton have become multi-platform reporters for ABC News. DC Team – Several weeks ago we announced
In Kony Hunt, US Courts Defectors With Pop Music
Three and a half years after President Barack Obama sent 100 special operations troops to Africa to help root out Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony – so far unsuccessfully – the broader U.S.-supported international anti- LRA team has resorted to using a truly unstoppable force against the
U.S. Sends Drone, 80 Troops to Chad for Missing Schoolgirls Search
The United States is sending 80 military personnel and at least one unarmed Predator reconnaissance aircraft to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists a month ago. The unmanned reconnaissance aircraft will join...
Warlord Joseph Kony May Be Willing to Surrender
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The Ugandan warlord and international fugitive Joseph Kony may be willing to surrender, a government source tells the BBC. A government official says Kony has been located in the Central African Republic, which is now negotiating his surrender. For two decades...
Kony 2012 Filmmaker Jason Russell Opens Up About Nude Public Meltdown
Seven months ago, Kony 2012 filmmaker Jason Russell was moving at a frenetic pace, crisscrossing the country doing interviews and making appearances, trying to keep up with the viral success of his campaign. And then came the naked public meltdown on a San Diego street that was captured on video.
Brutal Elephant Slaughter Funds African Conflicts
Rebels and militias across Africa have discovered the illegal trade in elephant ivory. Coveted in Asia, their tusks bring in handsome sums that are funding wars across the continent. Many game wardens hardly stand a chance against the slaughter. The eight game wardens from the Kenya Wildlife
The Global Note: For Syria, No "Plan B"?…For Gulf Women, A Brief Olympiad…"Global Weirdness"
SYRIA -BIG PICTURE…It’s a sad day for anyone searching for silver linings or diplomatic hopes in Syria. Whatever one thinks – or thought – of U.N. envoy Kofi Annan and his mediation effort, the fact is that he’s done, and as many have said over...
Jada Pinkett Smith Shines Light on Human Trafficking, Slavery
Congress got an unpleasant wake-up call from Hollywood today: Nearly 150 years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, slavery still persists in the United States of America. Wearing a white T-shirt that declared “Free Slaves” beneath a brown blazer, actress Jada Pinkett Smith