Tag: Surge

Hate crimes in the US rise to 10-year high | US & Canada | Al Jazeera

A group of protesters demonstrate against a KKK rally in Charlottesville in 2017 [File: Steve Helber/AP Photo]

Hate crimes in the United States rose to the highest level in more than a decade as federal officials also recorded the highest number of hate-motivated killings since the FBI began collecting that data in the early 1990s, according to an FBI report released on Monday. The report was alarming to advocacy organisations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which tracks hates groups.

Hate crimes in the US rise to 10-year high | US & Canada | Al Jazeera

Amphetamine abuse surges, half seeking help for addiction admit to using drug: report – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A record number of Australians are addicted to amphetamines like ice, with half of those seeking help for addiction using the drug, according to a report by a drug rehabilitation organisation.

Source: Amphetamine abuse surges, half seeking help for addiction admit to using drug: report – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)