Southwest Journalist

Turkey’s highest court: YouTube ban violates rights

Elizabeth Robinson

May 29, 2014

Filed under World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s highest court on Thursday ruled that the country’s two month-old ban on YouTube violates constitutional rights to freedom of expression, a setback for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who wanted...

India gang-rape victims hung in tree

Frances Sprouls

May 29, 2014

Filed under Front Page, World

BISWAJEET BANERJEE Associated Press LUCKNOW, India — Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree, which became the scene of a silent protest by villagers angr...

US: Russia withdrawing troops from Ukrainian border in bulk

Jordan Shapiro

May 29, 2014

Filed under Front Page, World

LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — U.S. defense officials said Thursday that Russia has pulled most of its forces away from the Ukraine border, a withdrawal the U.S. has been demanding for we...

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