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Former South Dakota Deputy Reunited With Badge Stolen in '65

U.S. News

The Argus Leader reports Abdallah had apprehended Tufty and another 16-year-old for underage drinking and driving and was taking them to jail when the deputy stopped for coffee. Tufty says he took the badge from Abdallah's jacket and put it in his shoe.


Activists Build Human Rights Abuse Cases With Help From Cellphone Videos

NPR Technology

Mohammad Al Abdallah, the executive director of the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre, shows a video that was posted to YouTube of illegal cluster bombing in Syria. Mohammad Al Abdallah, the executive director of the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre, shows a video that was posted to YouTube of illegal cluster bombing in Syria. The war in Syria is a conflict of the social media age. Everyone -- the rebels, the government, ordinary citizens, everyone -- has a cellphone. And that means almost no bad deed goes unrecorded by someone.


The Latest: Cameron cancels Gibraltar speech after MP shot

U.S. News

The PA was quoting eyewitness Hithem Ben Abdallah as saying Cox got involved in a scuffle between two men in the village of Birstall on Thursday. Abdallah said one of the men was fighting with Cox and then a gun went off twice and "she fell between two cars and I came and saw her bleeding on the floor."


Home as hospital: Gaza families struggle to care for the wounded

Al Jazeera

"The pain is unbearable, but I try not to scream, because I don't want my family to spend more money on drugs," said Omar, a 25-year-old fisherman wounded in the recent upsurge of violence in Gaza. Omar's bandaged leg is propped up against two pillows. A plastic bag filled with pills is hanging on a window latch next to the bed. A simple room in the family house has been turned into a makeshift hospital ward. It's an improvisation that has become a familiar sight in many houses in Gaza.


Paul Scholes: Oldham manager resigned by text, says owner Abdallah Lemsagam

BBC News

Paul Scholes resigned from his position as Oldham manager by text, according to owner Abdallah Lemsagam. The 44-year-old lasted 31 days at the League Two club but said he could not "operate as I intended and was led to believe prior to taking on the role". But Lemsagam said he was "surprised by the reasons" that the former Manchester United midfielder has given. The Moroccan added he had given Scholes "all the support and autonomy that he asked for". He continued: "I have been in Dubai over the last couple of weeks and was at ease knowing that he was in charge. "I was very surprised as he simply resigned by text on Wednesday afternoon and has refused to discuss matters that influenced him to make his decision.