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Is #BringBackOurGirls helping?

For weeks after the disturbing news broke that Islamist extremists had kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria, people wondered why the story wasn't the center of global attention. "Why is the media ignoring 200 missing girls?" Mary Elizabeth Williams wrote at Salon last week. "If it had …

Angelina Jolie says the kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls is 'an unthinkable cruelty'

PARIS, May 7 (UPI) -- Angelina Jolie expressed outrage over the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last month while speaking at a</i> …

OUR SPIES ARE EVERYWHERE!

As we have been reporting for years that Blac was in the relationship with Rob for one reason, money and fame... we could not...<p>John Wick franchise …

Sexual Harassment

International Lawyer And Scholar Amal Alamuddin Engaged To George Clooney

Amal Alamuddin, a lawyer whose work includes issues related to Syria, drones and Wikileaks, is engaged to actor George Clooney. People Magazine broke the story noting that Alamuddin and Clooney were spotted at Nobu in Malibu, where they were dining with Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber …

George Clooney Wants Kids ‘ASAP,’ Reportedly Planning To Marry Amal Alamuddin In September

George Clooney is wasting no time starting his life with new his fiancée Amal Alamuddin. According to a report from Radar Online, the 53-year-old …

5 Things to Know About George Clooney's Fiancee Amal Alamuddin

George Clooney has yet to speak publicly amid the rumors he's engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin. Regardless, everyone is wondering who this woman …

George Clooney celebrated 53rd birthday in Mexico with fiancée Amal Alamuddin

CABO SAN LUCAS , Mexico, May 7 (UPI) -- George Clooney celebrated his 53rd birthday on Tuesday at his El Dorado vacation home with fiancée Amal …

George Clooney's Road to Marriage: Meet His Most Famous Exes

Just one year ago, the idea of George Clooney getting married was preposterous, even to him. But how times have changed. The longtime bachelor …

What Is This Goddess Doing With George Clooney?

George Clooney is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, and news outlets are scrambling to explain how the Lebanese-British human rights lawyer …

Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney’s engagement, and what the modern fairytale looks like

“London Human Rights Lawyer Amal Alamuddin is Engaged,” reads the cheeky headline on Slate writer Ben Mathis-Lilley’s clever riff on the news that Hollywood’s most famous confirmed bachelor is shedding his status to marry the British-Lebanese lawyer. The news that George Clooney is tying the knot a …

Matt Damon 'Thrilled' For George Clooney And Fiancee Amal Alamuddin

Matt Damon might be pushing 10 years of marriage with wife Luciana Barroso, but his pal George Clooney was deemed Hollywood's Bachelor after he stated numerous times that "I do's" were not for him. All that changed when Mr. Clooney got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend of six months, …

An open letter to the future Mrs. Clooney: Congrats on proving Princeton Mom wrong

Dear Amal,<p>Well played, Ms. Alamuddin, well played. You are my new personal hero.<p>But not for the reason you might think. Sure, you’ve just landed the …

Julia Roberts calls George Clooney's engagement ‘sublime’

Julia Roberts approves!<p>The 46-year-old actress appears on Wednesday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and opens up about George Clooney's …

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin: When Will They Get Married?

George Clooney is engaged.<p>Those are words many readers never thought they would see in print.<p>But with confirmation of Clooney's proposal to Amal …

Stacy Keibler irked by ex George Clooney's engagement: report

George Clooney's quick engagement to British lawyer Amal Alamuddin took one of his exes aback.<p>Stacy Keibler, the former model who Clooney split with …

Nigerian Girls Kidnapping Is A Serious Human Trafficking Issue. Here's What's Being Done (LIVE UPDATES)

<i>Updated: Monday, May 12, 10:39 a.m. EST</i><p>For the nearly 300 girls in northern Nigeria kidnapped by Islamic extremists, going to school was a risk worth taking. They were set to become global leaders, teachers or lawyers in a region where only 4 percent of girls complete secondary schooling.<p>Now, the …

Boko Haram Leader Described as Ruthless, Radical

The video is grainy. The man speaking is brash, almost laughing at points. But his message is chilling: “I abducted your girls. … By Allah, I will …

Boko Haram

What is Boko Haram, and why do its members kidnap schoolgirls?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Everything you need to know about the mass abduction of Nigerian children from a …

Boko Haram does not represent Islam

How should I condemn thee? Let me count the ways.<p>Boko Haram’s rampage of indiscriminate violence and tyranny has been going on for over three years …

It's Time for Muslim Outrage Against the Boko Haram

I remember the first time I met a young Muslim woman who had been beaten by her father for refusing to marry a man from their country of origin. I was 19 at the time and an undergrad at New York University.<p>I also distinctly remember a series of other first time interactions: the first time I met a …

The Troubled Search for Nigeria’s Stolen Girls

Last Sunday, twenty days after the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than three hundred girls from a school in Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan spoke at length about the abduction publicly for the first time. He admitted that he did not know where Boko Haram was holding the …

Hillary Clinton faults Nigerian government's handling of search for kidnapped girls

<b>New York (CNN)</b> – The Nigerian government has been "somewhat derelict" in protecting their children, Hillary Clinton said Wednesday as international attention focused on schoolgirls kidnapped by a militant group.<p>"The seizure of these young women by this radical, extremist group, Boko Haram is …

Boko Haram holds girls, kills 300 Nigerians

ABUJA, Nigeria -- Nigerian families awaiting promised help from the West to free hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped weeks ago by terrorists are blaming their own government for the failing to stop an Islamic group that struck again, killing as many as 300 Nigerians.<p>"People from northeast live in a …

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village used by military in search for abducted girls

Boko Haram launched a grisly attack on a Nigerian village in an area that troops had been using as a base in the search for hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by the militant group, witnesses told CNN on Wednesday.<p>The hourslong assault on Gamboru Ngala that left at least 150 people dead, some of whom …

Nigeria's government defends its actions as more girls are abducted

Nigeria defended its response to the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by the terror group Boko Haram, even as details emerged Tuesday about a second mass abduction, adding to a growing global outrage over the fate of the children.<p>President Goodluck Jonathan has been under fire over accusations …

Malala Says Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Her 'Sisters'

Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria have found a powerful ally — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived a Taliban assassination attempt and became a global symbol of girl-power, equal rights and triumph over terror.<p>"These girls are my sisters," the brave 16-year-old activist …

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