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Oxfam produces action plan after revelation of prostitution scandal on Haiti
Oxfam produces action plan after revelation of prostitution scandal on Haiti

International charity organization Oxfam unveiled an action plan to improve its safeguarding systems and whole internal culture. This follows a news article on February 9 in The Times, describing sexual misbehaviour by some Oxfam members on a Haiti mission following the big earthquake in 2010.

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Iran: Wreckage found of plane crashed in mountains; all believed dead
Iran: Wreckage found of plane crashed in mountains; all believed dead

On Tuesday, the Iranian military announced the wreckage of an Aseman Airlines airplane, which went missing on Sunday morning shortly before it was due to land in Yasuj, had been located at an elevation of about 13,000 feet (4,000 m) in the Zagros Mountains.

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Bus crash in Ocoña District of Peru costs over 40 lives
Bus crash in Ocoña District of Peru costs over 40 lives

A bus crash in the early hours of Wednesday morning local time (UTC-5), in the Ocoña District in Peru's southwestern Arequipa Region, claimed at least 44 lives.

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Fourth U.S. state governor orders net neutrality in government contracts
Fourth U.S. state governor orders net neutrality in government contracts

Phil Scott of Vermont became the fourth governor in the United States to sign an executive order requiring all companies providing Internet access to state agencies to abide by net neutrality for all customers in his state.

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United States: Berkeley, California declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis
United States: Berkeley, California declares itself a sanctuary city for recreational cannabis

The city council of Berkeley, California adopted by unanimous vote a resolution declaring their city a "sanctuary" for adult recreational cannabis use and sale.

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