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Now with half a billion users, LinkedIn keeps on connecting professionals

LinkedIn has revealed it now has more than half a billion users, having added 33 million new members in the last six months.<p>The social networking …

Off-duty deputy celebrating birthday killed by police

NASHVILLE — An off-duty sheriff's office employee was killed by Chattanooga, Tenn., police as he celebrated his 26th birthday, authorities said Wednesday.<p>Authorities said, Daniel Hendrix, a corrections deputy in the Hamilton County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office, was celebrating his birthday early …

Brock Turner released from jail after serving 3 months for sexual assault

<b>(CNN) —</b> A prosecutor argued he should spend six years in prison. A judge ruled he should be jailed for six months.<p>And after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman and spending three months behind bars, it took Brock Turner less than 30 seconds to walk out of a California jail Friday.<p>The former …

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27% of Europeans Think Rape Can Be Justifiable, New Study Finds

More than a quarter of Europeans think rape can be justifiable in some circumstances, in a new study that has found wide-ranging attitudes to consent …

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A Teen's Brutal Murder Led Thousands Of Women To Protest Against Gender Violence

Argentinian women went on strike and took to the streets after a 16-year-old was raped and killed, part of a rise of violence against women in the region.<p>MEXICO CITY, Mexico — A multitude of women dressed in black and carrying umbrellas and signs reading #VivasLasQueremos, or “We want them alive,” …