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Photo Advertising 'Degree In Mansplaining' At University of Adelaide Goes Viral

Photo Advertising 'Degree In Mansplaining' At University of Adelaide Goes Viral

You can basically do a degree in anything these days. Klingon, dog psychology, you name it. Well, now an Australian university seems to be offering a degree in mansplaining. Obviously, they’re not actually doing that – that would be silly – but the University of Adelaide has come under fire from social media users for […]

Trump's on a hot streak: Court rulings, vacancy, summit plan

Trump's on a hot streak: Court rulings, vacancy, summit plan

WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court vacancy just fell in his lap, offering a chance to shape the court for decades. The current court handed him two favorable rulings in a single week. And there’s a Russia summit on the horizon, promising headlines for a week or more. President Donald Trump is enjoying quite a hot […]

US trafficking report highlights vulnerability of children

US trafficking report highlights vulnerability of children

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, walks in with Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, during an event to announce the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) ceremony at the US State Department in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press) by Susannah George | AP June 29 at 12:26 AM […]

May to talk Brexit with EU leaders impatient for progress

May to talk Brexit with EU leaders impatient for progress

by Associated Press June 28 at 6:37 AM BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a chiding from European Union leaders over the U.K.’s slow progress in planning for Brexit. May is due to give the 27 other EU leaders a brief update on U.K. departure plans over dinner in Brussels Thursday. But […]

French Butchers Want Protection From 'Militant' Vegans

French Butchers Want Protection From 'Militant' Vegans

An organization representing French butchers has called for the government to stop violence from what it calls “militant” vegans. Jean-François Guihard, the president of the French Confederation of Butchery (Confederation Francaise de la Boucherie Charcuterie-Traiteur), wrote a letter to Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, which was published on the confederation’s website and Facebook page on Monday. […]

In Doctor's Trial, Spanish Advocates Seek Reckoning For Decades Of 'Stolen Babies'

In Doctor's Trial, Spanish Advocates Seek Reckoning For Decades Of 'Stolen Babies'

Demonstrators gather Tuesday outside the Madrid courtroom where Eduardo Vela is being tried. Juan Medina/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Juan Medina/Reuters Demonstrators gather Tuesday outside the Madrid courtroom where Eduardo Vela is being tried. Juan Medina/Reuters Many in Spain believe the practice began as early as 1939, the year the dictator Gen. Francisco Franco came […]

Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitor

Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitor

CAIRO (Reuters) – Syrian state news agency SANA said two Israeli missiles hit in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in the early hours of Tuesday morning, without giving further details. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said Syrian air defense systems failed to intercept the missiles. The Britain-based war monitor said an […]

US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia blast

US to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia blast

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The United States will send FBI experts to Ethiopia to help investigate a grenade attack at a rally for new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state-affiliated media said on Monday. A grenade exploded on Saturday moments after Abiy had finished addressing the crowds, who had turned out to back his push for […]

Merkel presses over migration as 'European solution' fails

Merkel presses over migration as 'European solution' fails

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek direct deals with separate European Union states on migration, conceding that the bloc was unable to quickly find a joint solution to an issue that is threatening her government. Since Mediterranean arrivals spiked in 2015, when more than a million refugees and […]

Migrant Debate Splits EU; Mini-Summit Seeks Solutions

Migrant Debate Splits EU; Mini-Summit Seeks Solutions

BRUSSELS —  With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire organization. The leaders of about 16 countries — more than half […]