Rio police hunted six suspects Monday in an alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl that came to light last week in an online video, shocking Brazil. Globo television showed footage of police outside a house in a favela in the west of Rio de Janeiro, which will host the Olympics in August. They were […]
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Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich’s only church. Kindness and patience can overcome ignorance in the mostly white, rural community, she […]
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Not so much the French Open as the French closed. For the first time in 16 years, unrelenting rain Monday washed out a full day of play at the only Grand Slam tennis venue without a retractable roof over its show court, clogging the schedule with unfinished and postponed matches and prompting the frustrated tournament […]
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Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can’t understand Donald Trump’s popularity. Hawking tells ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” show Tuesday that he has no explanation for the success of the presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee. “He is a demagogue who seems to […]
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Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election. That’s according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which helps explain the rise of outsider candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and suggests challenges ahead for fractured parties that must come […]
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It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. Two Eritreans who arrived safely in Sicily told The Associated Press on Sunday how the sea kept seeping into their rickety fishing boat despite all efforts […]
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