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Rooster Thrown on Soccer Field in Russia to Abuse Coach

Rooster Thrown on Soccer Field in Russia to Abuse Coach

Apr 17
A rooster was thrown onto the field in Russia's second-tier soccer league as an apparent act of homophobic abuse against a coach.

Nigerian Extremists Hamper Polio Eradication

Nigerian Extremists Hamper Polio Eradication

By Haruna Umar, Krista Larson | Apr 17
Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio.

Court: Trinidad Law Banning Gay Sex is Unconstitutional

Court: Trinidad Law Banning Gay Sex is Unconstitutional

Apr 14
A court in the Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago has ruled that colonial-era laws banning same-sex intimacy between consenting adults are unconstitutional.

After Sparking Outrage, Amazon Removes 'Straight Pride' Pin from Site

After Sparking Outrage, Amazon Removes 'Straight Pride' Pin from Site

Apr 13
A U.K.-based company removed a controversial "straight pride" pin from its website and from Amazon after some shoppers took issue with the badge.

AP Explains: U.S. Targets Heart of China's Economic Blueprint

AP Explains: U.S. Targets Heart of China's Economic Blueprint

By Joe McDonald | Apr 13
President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on technology imports from China strikes at the heart of Beijing's state-led blueprint for prosperity and restoring the nation's greatness.

Battle to Save Elephants Gaining Some Ground

Battle to Save Elephants Gaining Some Ground

Apr 13
The battle to save Africa's elephants appears to be gaining momentum. The Associated Press gained rare access to Tanzania's Mikumi National Park where killings are declining and some populations are starting to grow again.

Saudi Arabia Kicks Off First-Ever Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia Kicks Off First-Ever Fashion Week

Apr 13
Saudi Arabia has kicked off its first-ever fashion week with designs by Middle Eastern, Brazilian, U.S. and Russian designers, as well as shows by internationally renowned labels Roberto Cavalli and Jean Paul Gaultier.

Croatia Backs Treaty on Women Despite Right-Wing Protests

Croatia Backs Treaty on Women Despite Right-Wing Protests

Apr 13
Croatian lawmakers have approved an international treaty on women's rights despite fierce opposition and protests from right-wing groups and the Catholic Church.

Indonesia's Aceh to Take Caning Indoors After Backlash

Indonesia's Aceh to Take Caning Indoors After Backlash

Apr 13
Indonesia's conservative Aceh province says it will no longer allow canings for violations of Shariah law to be carried out in public, apparently in response to international condemnation of the caning last year of two men for gay sex.

Canadian Alleged Serial Killer Facing 7th Murder Charge

Canadian Alleged Serial Killer Facing 7th Murder Charge

By Rob Gillies | Apr 11
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing a seventh murder charge involving a missing man whose family initially thought he had abandoned his wife and two daughters.

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