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At UN, Vatican sex abuse compared with torture

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. committee compared the Vatican's handling of the global priest sex abuse scandal with torture Monday, raising the possibility …

Boko Haram Claims It Kidnapped 200 Nigerian Schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria - The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has threatened to sell hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted during a raid last month, the French news agency AFP reported on Monday.<p>AFP said it had obtained a video from Boko Haram showing the group's leader Abubakar Shekau claiming …

China blames religious extremists for station bombing | Reuters

URUMQI, China (Reuters) - An attack at a train station in China’s western city of Urumqi was carried out by two religious extremists, who both died in the blast, the government said on Thursday.<p>Paramilitary policemen stand guard near the exit of the South Railway Station, where three people were …

Crowdsource Your Beauty Look with Sephora's New Social Shopping Platform

If you love all things beauty on Pinterest, chances are you've encountered the infuriating situation in which you love a makeup look but have no inkling as to which <i>exact</i> products are needed to recreate it. Leave it to Sephora to give us a solution to that issue. The cosmetics retailing giant …

Secrets To Gorgeous Hair

Go pro—the top tools and expert tips to become your own stylist<p>Stopping by your local blow-dry bar is still the fastest way to get a killer blowout, perfect waves, or a chic updo. But once it's time to shampoo again you're (sadly) back to your pre-salon self. For those who dream of having a good …

5 Concealer Tricks You Need To Know

Concealer can be your best friend or your worst enemy depending on how you wear it. If your application skills aren’t pro-like, it’s time to learn a …

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SoKo Secrets: 10 Steps to Flawless Skin

Your new nightly skincare routine, courtesy of Charlotte Cho.<p>You'd be hard-pressed to come across a Korean woman who doesn't have flawless, hauntingly beautiful skin. Ever wondered why? It's because Koreans tend to view caring for their complexion as the ultimate investment, worthy of not only …

The Missouri House Wants to Impeach Governor Jay Nixon Over Gays and Guns

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Republican-controlled Missouri House will begin impeachment proceedings against Democratic Gov. …

Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya

A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda.<p>A key jihadist leader and …

Suspected mass grave excavated in Serbia

Experts have started excavating a mass grave in Serbia believed to contain at least 250 bodies of ethnic Albanians who were killed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war.<p>The Serbian government official dealing with the wartime missing, Veljko Odalovic, said on Wednesday that the excavation in the village of …

Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — An Army private convicted of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a …

Cantor hits primary opponent

Eric Cantor is going negative.<p>With less than two months before Republican primary voters head to the ballot box, the Virginia Republican launched a television advertisement trying to position his Republican primary opponent as a liberal college professor.<p>That Cantor is engaging on this level with a …

Mount Everest climbing season up in air after avalanche deaths

Just days away from the beginning of the busiest climbing season of the year at Mount Everest, expeditions are unsure whether climbs on the world's highest peak will go ahead.<p>On Friday, 13 people were killed in an avalanche. Three days later, three people are still missing and feared dead after the …

U.N.: South Sudan rebels separate residents by ethnicity, kill hundreds

South Sudanese rebels seized a strategic oil town last week, separating terrified residents by ethnicity before killing hundreds, the United Nations said.<p>Residents sought shelter in churches, mosques and hospitals when the rebels raided Bentiu town, the world body said in a statement.<p>"We believe …

Russian Foreign Minister Blames Ukraine Unrest on U.S.

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov turned the tables on the U.S. in an interview with Russia …

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