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Double Take ‘Toons: No Asylum? : NPR

Is Edward Snowden a 21st century Philip Nolan, the central character in the fictional tale “”? Jeff Darcy doubts whether the “NSA leaker” , while Steve Kelley sees an uneasy passage for President Obama over allegations that the U.S. European allies. Jeff Darcy/The Cleveland Plain Dealer Steve Kelley Double Take …

Senior UK lawmaker quizzed over rape, denies allegations | Reuters

(Reuters) – The deputy speaker of Britain’s parliament, Nigel Evans, was arrested this weekend on suspicion of rape and sexual assault, but said on Sunday the allegations against him were “completely false”. The 55-year-old member of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative party was detained on Saturday over attacks allegedly carried …

Cardinal Keith O’Brien was in long-term gay relationship, claims ‘partner’ – Home News – UK – The Independent

Formerly Britain’s most senior Catholic cleric O’Brien is renowned for railing against homosexuality Cardinal Keith O’Brien, formerly Britain’s most senior Catholic cleric and a man renowned for railing against homosexuality, was in a “longstanding physical relationship” with one of the men whose recent allegations brought about his downfall, it has …

Quotations of the day

“I have never seen anything like this during my career as a criminal defense lawyer. I hope that the Department of Justice takes these allegations seriously, does a complete investigation, and ensures that whoever authorized this outrageous misconduct is held accountable.” – Deputy Federal Public Defender John Littrell after an …

South Africa – Court Orders Investigation Into Allegations of Torture in Zimbabwe – NYTimes.com

A South African judge on Tuesday ordered prosecutors to investigate whether the government of Zimbabwe had committed human rights abuses, saying it would benefit Zimbabweans tortured in their homeland and South Africans determined to see their own government live up to its international responsibilities. The ruling by a High Court …