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Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

An 18-year-old student was behind the shooting, investigators in the Russian-annexed region say.

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Chinese woman kills herself and children after husband 'fakes death'

The man is alleged to have faked his death for an insurance payout - but did not tell his wife.

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Student Gunman Kills 19 and Wounds Dozens at a College in Crimea

The lone attacker detonated an explosive device, then opened fire at his classmates, in the deadliest school assault in Russia since the Beslan ... /
Tech Spotlight: Lisa Gelobter is helping employees and employers navigate the complexities of work place harassment

Lisa Gelobter's teQuitablenuses technology to make companies more equitable addressing issues of bias, discrimination, and harassment. The post Tech ...

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U.S. Military Airstrike Kills 60 Shabab Fighters in Somalia

The military said the strike, which followed attacks on Somali security forces and their American advisers, was the deadliest against the extremist ...

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Border Insecurity in Iran Amid Regime Crackdown on Minorities   

Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the ...

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Racism and discrimination rampant in French amateur soccer

Even as France’s soccer team boasts having a multicultural squad and a 2018 Word Cup win, racism continues to be a stifling issue, especially for players like Kerfalla Sissoko, the New York Times reports. Sissoko said about a month before his team ...

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Nepal storm kills climbers on Himalayan peak Gurja

At least seven people die when a violent storm destroys their camp on the Himalayan peak of Gurja.

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Indonesia flash flooding kills at least 21 on Sumatra island

Many victims are children hit by a torrent of mud while studying at a school on Sumatra island.

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Matthew Shepard’s Murder Haunts Wyoming 20 Years Later

When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the ... /
NYC adds third gender option on birth certificates

  Effective Jan. 1, 2019, New York City will now allow a third gender option to be included on birth certificates in the city. Denoted simply as ...

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Harvard Bias Trial to Spotlight Use of Race in College Admissions

A lawsuit challenging the use of race as a factor in U.S. college admissions will go to trial in Boston on Monday, when Harvard University will face accusations that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants. The lawsuit, backed by the ...

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Uganda landslide near Mount Elgon kills more than 30

At least 30 people are killed by a landslide on Mount Elgon, with fears the death toll could rise.

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Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women Act

On his Facebook page, a father grieves the loss of his 10-year-old daughter, whom he had affectionately nicknamed “Dimples.” Her body was found last month in the remote tundra outside of Kotzebue, a northwest Alaska town that has been home to the Inupiat people for centuries. A 41-year-old man from the same community has been charged with her ...

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Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 on Spanish island

Cars were washed away as a huge wave of muddy water engulfed a town in the east of the island.

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Kenya bus crash kills 50 on way to Kisumu

The vehicle's roof was ripped off in the accident in the west of the country.

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Bus Crash in Kenya Kills at Least 50

The bus left the road, rolled down a slope and crashed, ripping off the roof. A police official said the bus was not licensed to operate at night.

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White tiger kills zookeeper in Japan but family urges mercy

The 40-year old man was found bleeding from the neck in the tiger's cage at Kagoshima zoo.

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Rare White Tiger Kills Zookeeper in Japan

The episode, in the southern city of Kagoshima, was not the first fatal tiger attack at a Japanese zoo.

Another deadly earthquake in Haiti kills at least 12 people

The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016's Hurricane Matthew that shredded parts of the country.

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Bull kills French woman at Aigues-Mortes festival race

The animal leapt over a fence and threw the woman high into the air in Aigues-Mortes. /
New study claims more teens no longer want to identify as ‘boy’ or ‘girl’

A new study says more teenagers are identifying themselves with nontraditional gender labels such as transgender or gender-fluid. The post New study ...

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US Agency Reports Jump In Harassment Complaints After #MeToo

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday that the number of sexual harassment complaints workers filed with the agency over the ... /
Study shows more and more teens are rejecting gender labels ‘boy’ or ‘girl’

A new study has concluded that more and more teens in the U.S. are rejecting the gender labels ‘boy’ or ‘girl,” according to a CNN ...

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Women Candidates Embrace a New Style

Gone are the days when women political candidates felt they had to imitate their male counterparts and downplay their femininity to win elections. “Women had to be seen as tough, tough on crime, tough if there was a war,” says New York-based reputation, crisis and culture consultant Davia Temin. “After all, you were going to be commander-in ...

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Tainted Bootleg Alcohol Kills Dozens and Poisons Hundreds in Iran

More than a dozen were blinded and hundreds hospitalized across the country, which has recently begun trying to combat drinking problems.

Border Patrol agent pleads guilty to starting wildfire fire in gender reveal gone wrong

Dennis Dickey, 37, has agreed to pay more than $8 million for starting a fire during a 2017 gender-reveal event.

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