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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by. Girl Scouts have set up collection points while ... passed legislation to regulate groundwater pumping, which Governor Jerry Brown signed into law last week. Three days later, Brown signed an executive order that provides money to buy drinking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598166/donations-bottled-water-sustain-drought-hit-families-california
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenage inmates endure 'culture of violence' at Rikers Island prison

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:25pm by MCT

    ... rights investigation has concluded that adolescent male inmates at Rikers Island endured a "culture of violence" in one of New York's most historic and congested detention centres, ... that at the three Rikers Island facilities that housed adolescent males, "a culture of violence endures even while a code of silence prevails". A separate 79-page report said a "pattern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567063/teenage-inmates-endure-culture-violence-rikers-island-prison
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Shaken, not stirred, Napa Valley wineries mop up after earthquake

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 09:29pm by AFP

    ... to the floor in the powerful magnitude 6 quake early on Sunday. "We had a sea of wine," Hagafen's Kit Cassidy said. She and others arrived to find a blend of the precious drink pouring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580594/shaken-not-stirred-napa-valley-wineries-mop-after-earthquake
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Jonestown massacre remains found at former funeral home in Delaware, US

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... the infamous suicide-murder of some 900 people- many forced to drink a cyanide-laced grape drink- in Jonestown, Guyana, the long-lost remains of nine cremated victims have been found in a dilapidated ... were visiting Jonestown on a fact-finding mission to investigate reports of abuses of members. Jones then orchestrated a ritual of mass murder and suicide, ordering followers to drink ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569429/jonestown-massacre-remains-found-former-funeral-home-delaware-us
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas Governor Perry indicted over abuse-of-power allegations

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... which is run by Travis County Democratic District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's office. Lehmberg was convicted of drink driving, but refused Perry's calls to resign. Perry's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575035/texas-governor-perry-indicted-over-abuse-power-allegations
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... such as the need for more English-language instruction, and cultural ones, such as changing menus to reflect tastes. But it also raises complex societal questions that often fall to school systems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570738/hispanic-children-fastest-growing-numbers-us-public-schools-system
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Actor returned to Afghanistan for role of his life: a translator for US Marines

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:52pm by AP

    ... as an interpreter, bridging the tribal culture he was learning in the US Marines with the tribal bedrock that underlies his homeland. By knowing the customs, knowing how Afghans treat people they trust- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571472/actor-returned-afghanistan-role-his-life-translator-us-marines
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California campus boosts security after killings of three Chinese students

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by MCT

    ... and train campus police about the different cultures of students on campus. Other security measures announced by USC on Friday include more patrols by campus security and Los Angeles Police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570088/california-campus-boosts-security-after-killings-three-chinese-students
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US gun culture ‘way out of balance’, Hillary Clinton says

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Gun culture 'way out of balance', Clinton says Hillary Rodham Clinton said the nation's gun culture had gotten "way out of balance" and the United States needed to rein in the notion that "anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime". I think again we're way out of balance. I think that we've got to rein in what has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1506753/us-gun-culture-way-out-balance-hillary-clinton-says
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michael Farrell resigns after US CDC anthrax release mishap

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... director, Dr Thomas Frieden, has also pledged to change the culture of safety among its staff. The bio-terror facility was set up in 1999 as a central point for testing samples suspected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558335/michael-farrell-resigns-after-us-cdc-anthrax-release-mishap

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