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U.N. Survey: 3 Out of 4 Men and over Half of Women in Egypt Support FGM

U.N. Survey: 3 Out of 4 Men and over Half of Women in Egypt Support FGM

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A new United Nations survey of male attitudes toward “gender equality” finds precious little appetite for it across the Middle East.

“Male attitudes towards the role of women in the workplace and at home, and of their participation …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Supreme Court to hear ‘polarizing’ border-beer case

Supreme Court to hear ‘polarizing’ border-beer case

Beer is on display inside a store in Drummondville, Que., on July 23, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a Crown appeal of a New Brunswick ruling overturning a ban on bringing …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
The rich and famous get their own private terminal at LAX

The rich and famous get their own private terminal at LAX

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner experience the joy of being a celebrity at LAX.

Celebrity sightings at Los Angeles International Airport are about to get harder to spot.

A new private terminal, The Private Suite, at LAX offers an exclusive …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Tech
Kevin White’s progress a mystery as Bears begin OTAs

Kevin White’s progress a mystery as Bears begin OTAs

Photos of the Bears wide receiver Kevin White, the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

The Bears are diving deeper into their offseason program at Halas Hall, in their first week of organized team activities at Halas …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
Philippine president’s swagger recedes in the face of a powerful China

Philippine president’s swagger recedes in the face of a powerful China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for photographers before their meeting, held on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 15, 2017. (Etienne Oliveau / Associated Press)

When he was …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
House OKs Republican health care bill

House OKs Republican health care bill

HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay News) — With one vote to spare, Republicans took the first steps Thursday in their longstanding battle to repeal and replace Obamacare.

The razor-thin 217-213 vote margin in the House of Representatives means the fight over the …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Penn State fraternity, 18 students charged in connection with pledge’s death

Penn State fraternity, 18 students charged in connection with pledge’s death

Eighteen Pennsylvania State University students and a fraternity at the school are facing charges in connection with the death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza, who died after falling down stairs at the frat house during a pledge ceremony, …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
PNP quizzes Callamard: How to address drug problem?

PNP quizzes Callamard: How to address drug problem?

The United Nations has released several documents advocating for a ‘rights-based’ approach to curbing illegal drugs

WAR ON DRUGS. In this photo taken on October 6, 2016, police visit the homes of informal settlers in Manila as part of Oplan …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
Cannes’ Producers Network Spotlights 6 Leading Chileans

Cannes’ Producers Network Spotlights 6 Leading Chileans

On May 23, Cannes’ Producers Network will train its spotlight on six Chilean producers, a mix of seasoned pros and novices from the country’s enviable film industry.

Sebastian Freund
Demente
A producer since 1997, Freund’s credits include blockbuster “Stefan v/s …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
One man’s story about loving someone with an incurable disease.

One man’s story about loving someone with an incurable disease.

Before she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Rosanna loved to dance.

"Rosanna can dance to all kinds of music. Cha-cha, merengue, salsa, bolero, you name it," he laughs. "Now she dances in the car, sitting down. We pull up to …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News