Mark Goldring admits 7,000 people have cancelled donations to the charity since scandal brokeMark Goldring, the head of Oxfam, has apologised to MPs for the actions of staff who sexually exploited female victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010. He acknowledged that the charity's actions had damaged the whole aid community, as well as the people of Haiti. Goldring told the Commons international development committee that 7,000 people had cancelled their donations since the scandal [...]
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Footage from the White Helmets, a volunteer rescue group, shows children being saved from a house purportedly hit by a Syrian regime airstrike in rebel-held eastern Ghouta. The video, filmed in the town of Hamouriya, is said to be from 19 February and has been verified by the Reuters news agency'It's not a war. It's a massacre': scores killed in Syrian enclaveContinue reading... [...]
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Tandem, the U.K. challenger bank that recently acquired the banking arm of the famous Harrods department store partly in order to get its banking license back on track, has launched its first banking product: a credit card that offers cashback on every purchase and no exchange fees when spending abroad. Read More [...]
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The horror of the Bosnian Muslim massacre of 1995 is being repeated today in SyriaWith every child who dies, with every act of brutality that goes unpunished, eastern Ghouta more closely resembles what Kofi Annan once called the worst crime committed on European soil since 1945. Eastern Ghouta is turning into Syria's Srebrenica. Like the Bosnian Muslim enclave in 1995, eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, has been besieged by regime forces since [...]
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Nuance, the company that acquired veteran swipe-to-type keyboard maker Swype — all the way back in 2011, shelling out a cool $100M — has ended development of its Swype+Dragon dictation Android and iOS apps. Read More [...]
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Dallas Politician Tells NRA To Get Lost Unless It's Ready To Talk Reform
A gun-owning Dallas politician said he won't support the National Rifle Association holding its annual convention in his city this year after last week's Florida school shooting unless the group will discuss gun law reform. [...]
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