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Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education will be honored in Philadelphia.

Malaysia Islamic authorities probe 'dog patting' event

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting a probe into a controversial "dog patting" event aimed at removing the stigma regarding men's...

Women's pay remark trails Microsoft chief to the cloud

Even as Microsoft ramped up Internet "cloud" offerings for businesses, its chief continued to be dogged by a comment that women should not ask...

China 'executed 2,400' last year: rights group

The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US‑based rights group said Tuesday, shedding rare light on a statistic...

'I was Patient Zero of cyber-bulling', says Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber‑bullying, becoming "Patient Zero" after her affair with Bill Clinton, as the...

Children learn wrestling in Old Havana

In a wrestling suit the colors of the U. S. flag, 8-year‑old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon.

Transgender troops seek end to US military taboo

For Donna Harding, joining the Australian army was a bid to try to suppress what she had known from an early age -- she was a girl trapped in a boy's...

Man who attacked soldiers with car was suspected radical

The young man killed by police after he ran over two Canadian soldiers with his car in a Quebec parking lot was known to authorities as a suspected...

Voynov suspended on domestic violence suspicion

The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two‑time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of...

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against...