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Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 16, 2017

A Cal Fire firefighter works on hot spots on a hill in the Oakmont area of Santa Rosa, California, Thursday, Oct. 12. (Photo courtesy of The Associated Press)

The Associated Press

October 16, 2017

This week's international headlines [accordions] [accordion title="Nigerian court convicts 45 in Boko Haram mass trials" load="show"] A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest mass trial in the Islamic extremist group's history. The closed-door proceedings have raised the concerns of human rights groups about whether the trials of the 1,669 peop...

The off-limits topic: Western media bias

A Nigerian soldier stands guard during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba, File | AP)

Sam Schwindt

February 8, 2015

By now you have more than likely heard of the Charlie Hebdo attack, but have you heard about the Baga and Doron Baga massacres in Nigeria? Nearly 2,000 individuals are feared dead at the hands of Boko Haram, a terrorist Islamist movement based in Nigeria. This is a prime example of Western media bias. If the United States or one of its import...

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