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Cody Carlson had no way of preparing for this moment. He was a Manhattan kid, days removed from working as an analyst for a business-intelligence firm, where he scrutinized corporations and their executives.
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Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures, charged a student activist with sedition and seized hundreds of opposition newspapers Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures, charged a student activist with sedition and seized hundreds of opposition newspapers Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
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The FBI has arrested a suspect in a case involving the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin and says investigators are working "around the clock" to address any remaining risks.
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By The Associated Press The U.S. teen birth rate fell 25 percent over five years to a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, according to a report from the Centers for Disease... By The Associated Press The U.S. teen birth rate fell 25 percent over five years to a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, according to a ... (more)
Prosecutors have filed a sedition charge against a student activist who had urged Malaysians to engage in street protests against the government over claims of election fraud.
One of the first times hackers tried to infiltrate Danny O'Brien through his email inbox, it was in the guise of a human-rights event invitation from what appeared to be a friend.
Syria's main opposition alliance on Wednesday urged fighters from around the country to reinforce a rebel-held town under attack by President Bashar Assad's troops and their allies from the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.
A top human rights organization on Wednesday criticized the Obama administration's increasing use of drone aircraft for the targeted killing of terrorism suspects overseas and questioned whether it is legal.
In this Aug. 16, 2007 file photo, Police Chief John Martin demonstrates a Taser in Brattleboro, Vt.
Few foreign activist investors have made much headway in forcing change in Japan, where a conservative corporate culture favors long-standing ties with banks, business partners and workers rather than shareholders seeking value.
A coalition of grassroots environmental groups - plus a few professors and celebrities - issued a public message to the Environmental Defense Fund on Wednesday: You don't speak for us on fracking.
The Fossil Free campaign argues that if it's wrong to pour pollution into the air and contribute to climate change, it's also wrong to profit from it.
Freedom fighters Carl Dix and Cornel West held an intense dialogue about mass incarceration on the Upper West Side Monday evening.
See South Florida? We knew underneath all that sun-soaked apathy and cosmetic work you had some dormant activist ire.
A business environment with fewer corporate and regulatory roadblocks than in the United States, and a natural reticence among established institutional investors to push for change unless the circumstances are extraordinary, has meant challengers have often come from outside Canada.
Iran has launched a public crackdown on dissent before next month's presidential election, executing two men charged with espionage and waging war against God, arresting a group of activists and summoning campaigners for questioning.