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Trump video set off avalanche of women's memories of assaults - 10/10/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Donald Trump's lewd remarks about women have unleashed an avalanche on social media in which women recall being sexually assaulted by men for the first time. Canadian Kelly...

Mecca chief in Iran swipe over Islam divide - 09/15/2016

MINA, SAUDI ARABIA- The governor of Saudi Arabia's Mecca region on Wednesday urged Muslim religious leaders to fight sectarianism, an indirect criticism of Shiite Iran. Prince Khaled al-Faisal was...

Nearly 50 million children 'uprooted' worldwide: UNICEF - 09/07/2016

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES- Almost 50 million children throughout the world are "uprooted," forcibly displaced from their home countries by war, violence or persecution, the United Nations...

Syrian child refugees tell Pope of new life in Rome - 08/11/2016

VATICAN CITY, HOLY SEE- Young Syrian refugees who Pope Francis brought home with him after a trip to Greece laughed and joked with the pontiff Thursday as they told him of their new life in Italy....

Bride walked down aisle by father's heart recipient - 08/10/2016

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, Jennie Matthew- The bride beamed as she walked down the aisle of the Pennsylvania church on the arm of a white-haired gentleman -- the man who received her father's heart in...

Himmler diaries reveal chilling details of Nazi wartime life - 08/05/2016

BERLIN, GERMANY- Wartime diaries kept by top Nazi henchman Heinrich Himmler, serialised this week in Germany's daily Bild, offer chilling insights into the life of one of the principal architects of...

Muslims, Catholics pray over priest's 'barbaric' murder - 08/01/2016

ROUEN, FRANCE, Hervé Lionnet- Muslims attended Catholic mass in churches around France on Sunday in solidarity and sorrow following the brutal jihadist murder of a priest, the latest in a string of...

Gay Christians to join Catholic World Youth Day in Poland - 07/19/2016

WARSAW, POLAND- Gay and transgender Christians will set up a ministry during World Youth Day, when Pope Francis is expected to meet hundreds of thousands of young Catholics in southern Poland later...

Wrecking ball or supermarket for Hitler's house - 07/13/2016

VIENNA, AUSTRIA- Austria's cabinet approved Tuesday legislation that will see the state seize ownership of the house where Hitler was born, although the government appeared divided on what to do with...

You can now sing 'Happy Birthday' free of charge - 06/29/2016

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES- A US federal judge on Monday signed off on a settlement that puts the song "Happy Birthday" -- considered one of the most recognizable tunes in the English language -- in...
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