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Somaliland waits for worldwide recognition

Citizens and leaders in the autonomous region of Somalia say they are historically and politically a separate country.<p>The Horn of Africa has been ravaged by war and famine for decades, and now one of Somalia's regions, hopes to become an independent state.<p>Somaliland sits on the Gulf of Aden and is …

France confirms 1st case of new SARS-related virus

A 65-year-old Frenchman is hospitalized after contracting France's first case of a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS, and French health authorities said Wednesday they are trying to find anyone who might have been in contact with him to prevent it from spreading.<p>It's unclear how or where …

Ferguson retires as Man Utd manager

Seventy-one-year old Sir Alex Ferguson to step down at end of season after nearly three decades in the job.<p>Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is to retire at the end of the season after nearly 27 years in the job.<p>Britain's most successful football manager, the Scot has won 38 trophies during …

Sex crimes soar in US military

According to new Pentagon report, 6.1 percent of active duty women say they experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012.<p>Sexual assaults in the US military are a growing epidemic across the services and thousands of victims are still unwilling to come forward despite a slew of new oversight and …