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America’s Fattest City

Houston Texas, is the fourth largest city in the United States and is located in a state where size most certainly matters. Texas is bigger than Germany, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium put together. "Everything is bigger in Texas" is the saying in Texas and for some that extends to their waistline too. In the lone star state big people have given Houston a dubious status, it's Ame

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Fisher of Men

Fisher of Men

Thousands of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean while sailing from Libya to Italy. Chamseddine Marzoug, a fisherman from Jarjis in neighbouring Tunisia, buries some of their bodies in a “cemetery of the unknown”. RTD finds out what motivates his kindness and why Tunisians and Sub-Saharan Africans are risking their lives to reach Europe.

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The Bomber

The Bomber

Every day, millions of packages are delivered through the mail in the United States but for 19 days, a bomber held the city of Austin, Texas, hostage. He had residents terrified due to the unpredictable nature of his attacks. By the time police had managed to catch up with the 23 year old suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, 6 bombs had been detonated, killing two people and injuring 5 more. These att

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Canada’s Dark Secret

Canada’s Dark Secret

It wasn't until 1996 that the last residential school in Canada was shut down, resulting in some truly horrifying tales being shared publicly with regards to the various methods which were being used in order to sever indigenous children from the influence of their families and to assimilate them into the dominant "Canadian" culture. This dark side to Canada history dates back well over a centu

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The Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal

Last year (2018), a group of male students made rape threats against their female peers at Warwick University which lies on the outskirts of Coventry between the West-Midlands and Warwickshire, England. These threats were made via a private Facebook group chat, this resulted in several of these men receiving significant bans from the university but later these 10-year bans were reduced to 12 month

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Living With Nomads: Siberia

Television presenter Kate Humble sets out on a journey to north Siberia in order to discover what life is like for the Nenets, a group of nomads who spend their lives migrating with the seasons as they herd reindeer up and down the Yamal Peninsula. With temperatures that can drop to -54C it is without a doubt an extremely tough environment to survive in and we see these extremes take there toll

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Meet the Night Runners

There seems to be a mysterious trend gripping rural Kenya, it is something which has been spoken about through the generations, a form of witchcraft for want of a better description. The people carrying out this voodoo have been given the name 'Night Runners'. They are said to be villagers who are possessed by a demonic spirit which encourages them to wreak havoc for their neighbours at night.

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The Minds of Men

On April 13th 1953, newly appointed CIA director Allen Dulles signed off on MKUltra, the CIA's top secret mind control project. Three days before that Dulles gave a speech on the battle for mens minds to justify it. For Dulles it was a missive into a newly declared battle for the minds of men and would come just weeks after he became CIA director as a countermeasure to Soviet "brainwashing". Du

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Seattle is Dying

Seattle is Dying

KOMO's Eric Johnson asks the question what if Seattle is dying and the citizens of the United States don't even know it? This is a story about a seething, simmering anger that is now boiling over into outrage, it is about people who have felt compassion but who know longer feel safe, no longer feel they are heard or even protected. This is a story about a beautiful jewel that has been violated

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