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Trudeau gives Canada first cabinet with equal number of men and women

Ethnically diverse ministers include 15 men and 15 women PM Justin Trudeau hails ‘a cabinet that looks like Canada’<p>Canada’s new prime minister Justin Trudeau has named a young and ethnically diverse cabinet, with a ministerial team that for the first time in the country’s history is equally …

Canada

Militant group publishes global hitlist of bloggers, activists and writers

An Islamic militant group in Bangladesh has issued a hitlist of secular bloggers, writers and activists around the world, saying they will be killed if its demands are not met.<p>The list will raise fears that Islamic militant violence within the unstable south Asian country could take on an …

Extremism

#IStandWithAhmed Hashtag Protests Arrest of 9th Grader Who Brought Clock to School

Twitter users are coming to the defense of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim teenager in Texas who was arrested earlier this week after a teacher thought the …

Social Media

Hungary's treatment of refugees is shocking and unacceptable, says UN

UN secretary general expresses outrage over use of teargas and water cannon, as thousands of people enter Croatia<p>The UN secretary general has condemned the Hungarian government’s treatment of refugees on its southern border, arguing that the use of teargas, pepper spray and water cannon on people …

Border Crossing

Benjamin Netanyahu considers using live sniper fire against stone throwers

Israeli leader asks attorney general whether it is legal to deploy the same means in East Jerusalem and Israel as the army uses in the West Bank<p>Israeli police could be allowed to open live sniper fire against stone-throwers after Benjamin Netanyahu requested advice on whether the move would be …

Indian police investigate gang-rape of American tourist

Woman was visiting Dharamsala, home of Dalai Lama, when she was grabbed by two men and assaulted, as latest sexual violence case rocks country<p>An American tourist has told police she was gang-raped in northern India earlier this week, officials in the town of Dharamsala have said.<p>The 46-year-old …

India

Feminazi: the go-to term for trolls out to silence women

Last week, a young female barrister was called a ‘feminazi’ after complaining about a sexist message sent via LinkedIn. How did this clunky bit of wordplay become so widespread – and could it ever be reclaimed?<p>There is nothing new about the term “feminazi”; there is something very new in what it …

Feminism

Twelve Cuban migrants and one dog sail ashore on Miami Beach

Group greeted in Florida by cheers of welcome after arriving in makeshift sail boat they said they travelled in for six days, partly without food or water<p>Twelve Cuban migrants and their dog have washed up on the tourist-lined sands of Miami Beach after sailing across the Florida Straits in a …

Cuba

British hero dies after falling 14 storeys trying to save suicidal teenager in Hawaii

Thomas Bennett, 24, is believed to have fallen to his death while attempting to stop a teenager committing suicide<p>A young British man who died after falling 14 storeys trying to save a suicidal teenager has been hailed as a hero.<p>Thomas Bennett fell to his death from an accommodation block at the …

Giant rock threatens to crash near Arizona dam as rappellers battle gravity

Slab heavier than many jumbo jets has been breaking away from canyon wall Crews drill bolts in sandstone over machine shop and power facilities<p>A massive piece of rock is at risk of crashing down from a canyon wall to the base of an Arizona dam, prompting the government to send in a crew of …

National Parks

Migrants Arrive In Austria, Germany After Being Bused To Border

<b>Updated at 2:35 p.m. ET</b><p>German police say that about 450 migrants from Hungary have arrived at a train station in Munich after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not limit the number of asylum seekers allowed in.<p>Thousands more arrived in Austria, many en route to Germany, after …

Austria

NDR 2015: No easy choices on immigration and foreigners, says PM Lee

SINGAPORE: While the Government has heard Singaporeans' strong views on the tough issue of foreigners and immigration, and has adjusted its policies, …

Streams of refugees flow into Macedonia from Greece

Hundreds of refugees have passed through the Macedonian border from Greece unhindered a day after police used stun grenades in a failed bid to prevent them from crossing.<p>Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons, reporting from Gevgelija on the Macedonian side of the border, said the refugees were boarding …

North Africa

12 successful tech executives who wake up really early

Waking up early was a common trait among CEOs surveyed by Jim Citrin at Yahoo Finance. It's also frequently cited by CEOs who relay their morning routines to Inc in one of its features, "The Way I Work."<p>Many of tech's go-getters function well on little sleep. Others are woken up by product …

Success

Russians & Ukrainians not brothers, Ukrainian president claims

President Petro Poroshenko dismissed the notion that Russians and Ukrainians share a brotherly tie. However, ethnic Russians are the largest minority …

Law Enforcement

Scottish Labour campaigners rally behind Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands flock to see Labour leadership frontrunner in Scotland as demoralised party north of the border seeks a route back from collapse<p>Labour campaigners in Scotland have hailed Jeremy Corbyn as a likely saviour of their demoralised party after more than 2,000 supporters packed out a series of …

Scotland

Hillary Clinton violated government policy over emails, says judge

‘We wouldn’t be here today if the employee had followed government policy,’ says judge Emmet Sullivan in Freedom of Information case<p>Hillary Clinton violated government policy in her use of a personal email server, a federal judge said on Thursday.<p>“We wouldn’t be here today if the employee had …

Government

Pluto: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of planet's surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

Solar System

Jewish security officials prepare for neo-Nazi rally

Golders Green, where the demonstration was originally to be held on the Sabbath day, will still see a ‘security presence’<p>Jewish security officials said they are “covering all eventualities” prior to a neo-Nazi demonstration scheduled to take place in central London on Saturday.<p>The Metropolitan …

Rights & Freedoms

Is a Bad College Education Illegal?

When the University of North Carolina was recruiting Michael McAdoo, Tar Heels head coach Butch Davis made a pledge that helped lure the high school …

New York City

Tip Sheet: How to Hack Sleep | Inc.com

The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a recent survey of Inc. 500 CEOs, 48 percent said they sleep six or fewer hours a night, and 85 percent work 10 …

Stanford University