But the whistleblower says he cannot go home when there’s ‘no chance to have a fair trial’
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Sunday 04 March 2012
Ten states are at stake this week in a Republican primary process that is as clear as Mississippi mud
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Remains of some of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks ended up being dumped in a landfill site, it was revealed last night, in a new report on mismanagement at a military mortuary.
Tuesday 28 February 2012
New archaeological evidence suggests that America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe – 10,000 years before the Siberian-originating ancestors of the American Indians set foot in the New World.
Saturday 21 January 2012
He is a convicted fraudster who made millions on the internet, changed his surname to Dotcom, tried to buy New Zealand’s most expensive mansion and drove around in a Rolls Royce with the number plate: “GOD”.
Monday 26 December 2011
Newt Gingrich may be leading in polls of Republican voters in the US state of Virginia, but the presidential hopeful's name will not appear on the state's primary ballot, a significant setback for a candidate whose standing in polls has recently been slipping.
Friday 23 December 2011
Exposing organisational skills that might fall short of what you would expect from someone aspiring to be president, Newt Gingrich could be found navigating the highways of Virginia yesterday on the hunt for enough signatures to get him on the ballot for the state's primary election in early March.
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Saturday 10 December 2011
He comes from acting royalty, was expelled from Harrow and loves an impromptu tattoo. Gerard Gilbert meets Laurence Fox, aka Mr Billie Piper
Thursday 08 December 2011
Two people, including a police officer, have been killed in a shooting on the Virginia Tech university campus, scene of America's worst gun massacre four years ago.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Ruth Stone, who has died aged 96, was an award-winning poet whose life spanned the 20th and 21st centuries. During her lifetime she was compared by her contemporaries to Sappho, Dante, Christine de Pizan, Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Kate Chopin and Anna Akhmatova. She bequeaths a literary legacy to be reckoned with for the remainder of this century.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
The capital of the free world has experienced many a man-made shock in recent years: a major terrorist attack, serial sniper murders, an anthrax scare, not to mention a brush with national debt default. Yesterday, though, Washington DC received a rare and jarring shock at the hand of Mother Nature: a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that rattled structures, emptied the Capitol and other office buildings, and crashed mobile phone networks.
Monday 08 August 2011
Some time last Friday night, someone created a Wikipedia page for David T Beers. Overdue, you might think.
Friday 05 August 2011
A teenager who was buried in 6ft of sand while digging a trench on a California beach said he was certain he would die before rescuers pulled him to safety.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Virginia Tech was locked down today when three children attending a summer camp said they saw a man holding what looked like a gun on the campus where a 2007 massacre left 33 people dead.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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