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  • Rapper Kodak Black, charged in SC rape, caught at US border with drugs, guns, cops say

    Kodak Black, a popular rapper, hip hop star facing charges that he raped a high school student in South Carolina, was arrested at the U.S.-Canada border near Buffalo with guns and marijuana, officials said.

    charlotteobserver
  • United States dilutes UN rape-in-war resolution

    References to sexual and reproductive health were removed over US opposition to abortion.

    BBC News
  • US and state conduct drug operations in southeast Vermont

    The Vermont office of the United States Attorney says more than a dozen people are facing federal and state drug charges following a three-day operation in the Brattleboro area.

    www.abc6.com
  • Facebook hires high-ranking US State Department lawyer

    Facebook said Monday it has hired a high-ranking US State Department lawyer credited with helping craft the controversial Patriot Act as the social network’s new general counsel. Jennifer Newstead will replace Colin Stretch, who announced in July that he planned to leave Facebook. Newstead will oversee global legal functions at the California-based social network as it faces continued pressure from regulators regarding how well it safeguards user privacy and protects against the spread of...

    Raw Story