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Family charges corporate manslaughter in UK worker's death

Almost six years after Mark Wright was killed in a workplace explosion the case has still not come to court. Similar to the U.S. and worker safety, there's a long road to justice in the UK, too.

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Brits battle health service privatization

LONDON - The Royal College of General Practitioners and the Unite union joined other campaigners in speaking out against the conservative government's "Liberating the NHS" plan.

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Left advances in Brazil, runoff elections scheduled

Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff racked up the largest vote total in Sunday's presidential election in Brazil, though she barely missed the 50 percent mark necessary to avoid a runoff

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Bangladesh labor leader rotting in jail

Ghosh, a well-respected labor leader, lawyer and member of the Communist Party of Bangladesh, has now been in jail for over 70 days.

U.S. terrorism exported to Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban TV has been broadcasting the new documentary "Cuba's Reasons: The Route of Terror" which nails down basic facts regarding anti-Cuba terror.

U.S. apologizes to Guatemala

Sixty-four years after it used the people of Guatemala as guinea pigs in a study of venereal diseases, the U.S. government last week issued an official apology.

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Comic shines light on moderate Islamic values

A new comic series' mission is two-fold: to defend Islam from its detractors as well as to defend it from extremists operating in its name.

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Ecuador coup fails, president rescued

A coup attempt against Ecuador's left-wing president, Rafael Correa, failed when elite troops rescued the president from rioting policemen.

Workers of the world protest: Coming soon to Washington D.C.

Just three days before thousands will converge on Washington DC demanding jobs and justice on Oct. 2nd, over a 100,000 angry trade unionist from across Europe marched in Brussels, Belgium.

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Colombian senator under investigation for relations with FARC

Senator Piedad Cordoba Ruiz has been declared guilty of "relations with the FARC," threatening national unity and treason.

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