Judge in rape case criticized for light sentence, remarks about victim
A Montana judge gives a former teacher 30 days in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old, then calls the victim 'older than her chronological ag
UN experts to bring Syria samples to European labs
UNITED NATIONS (AP) â�” The United Nations says some of its chemical weapons experts in Syria will personally take samples to laboratories a
Egypt: Brotherhood calls for new protests after deadly crackdown
• Death toll following crackdown stands at over 250 • Curfew keeps Cairo quiet overnight • Strong US condemnation of military government • M
Israel to host next round of talks with Palestinians: Livni
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The next Israeli-Palestinian peace talks session will be held in Israel in the second week of August and a first group
19-year-old inventor finds way to clean up the world’s oceans in under 5...
Previously the idea of cleaning up the world’s oceans with their vast accumulations of disposed plastic material was considered an impossibi
Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan on unannounced visit
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Pakistan late on Wednesday for a day of talks aimed at easing tensions ov
Israel, Palestinians seek peace deal within nine months
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians will seek to reach a peace agreement within nine months and negotiators will meet again w
Dubai: Don't Punish Women for Being Raped - The Petition Site
Dubai's dramatic skyline certainly looks like a hub of modern industry and enlightenment. But women who... (1440 signatures on petition)
U.S. working on date for Israeli, Palestinian meetings
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is working to bring together Israeli and Palestinian representatives in Washington in the coming we
Trayvon Martin rallies focus on race problems and self-defense laws
NEW YORK — From Miami to New York, from Los Angeles to Oakland, thousands of people attended rallies Saturday to honor Trayvon Martin and to
Syria opposition denies Russian chemical attack allegation
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The opposition Syrian National Coalition on Wednesday denied Russian allegations that rebel fighters fired a proj
Take Action: Thank President Obama for Leading on Climate - Environmenta...
President Obama has unveiled his climate action plans for his second term. Over the last four years, America has taken great strides toward
Not So Fast: 10 Companies That Threatened to Cut Worker Hours to Avoid O...
Some businesses threatened to drastically reduce staff hours to avoid Obamacare requirements. Are they actually following through?
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