Karin Gehlen

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A new law would allow Danish police to seize refugees’ valuables

Nordic countries have a reputation for compassionate refugee policy. In recent months, however, the Kingdom of Denmark has changed its tune.<p>New initiatives have cut down on the length of residency for refugees guaranteed by the United Nations Convention on Refugees from five years to three; “while …

United Nations

A Castaway Who Survived 14 Months Lost at Sea Is Being Sued for Cannibalism

The fisherman who famously survived 14 months at sea is being sued for $1 million by the family of his crewmate, who accuse him of eating their …

It's Now Illegal to Hire Ultra Skinny Models in France

Some French models may have to put on a few pounds if they want to work in their home country.<p>On Thursday, France adopted a law that bans underweight …

Hitler really did have only one testicle, German researcher claims

Analysis of long-lost medical notes seems to confirm that Nazi leader suffered from cryptorchidism, or an undescended right testicle<p>The song sung in schoolyards by generations of British children mocking Adolf Hitler for only having “one ball” might be accurate after all.<p>A German historian has …

Adolf Hitler

Miss Canada, Barred From China To Compete For Miss World, Now Free To Attack Abuses

Chinese authorities may come to regret not letting China-born Anastasia Lin into China for the Miss World contest. If she were there, worried about offending her hosts, she might not be talking quite so openly and frankly about what she thinks of the Communist regime.<p>Instead, the 25-year-old Miss …

China

Court papers say Fremont man held as terrorist has sinister side

Adam Shafi by many accounts was a typical young man living in suburban Fremont — a second-generation American with a large extended family, most of Egyptian descent, pursuing successful lives in medicine, marketing and tech.<p>Living in the city known for its cultural and ethnic triumphs, Shafi, 22, …

Ex-terrorist explains how to fight ISIS online

<b>(CNN) —</b> They look like scenes from a Hollywood movie.<p>Swiftly moving panoramic shots of mountains and fields dissolve to a circle of smiling, gun-wielding soldiers enjoying camaraderie. A young man speaking perfect English beckons his brothers to join him in battle. Underneath the images, a track of …

U.S. Dept. of State

Soldier dresses up as mascot, stuns family - CNN Video

A soldier, returning from a deployment in Iraq, surprised his family during marching band practice. CNN affiliate WRAL reports.

Turner Broadcasting

Sarah Palin Compares Grassroots Conservatives To Battered Women

"It’s time to kick our abusers out of the House, change the locks, and keep a loaded shotgun next to the bed."<p>Well, this is one hell of an analogy.<p>In a guest column Saturday on Breitbart, Sarah Palin likened GOP lawmakers backing the federal spending bill to domestic abusers battering their …

Affordable Care Act

A Yezidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Tells Her Story

It is not easy for Nadia to tell this story, and she’s been doing it all day. She’s about my age, wearing a leather jacket just like mine, and her …

Miss Puerto Rico suspended after anti-Muslim tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Miss Puerto Rico 2015 has been suspended indefinitely for posting a series of anti-Muslim messages on Twitter.<p>Destiny Velez tweeted filmmaker Michael Moore last week after he launched a campaign that encouraged people to make signs saying "We are all Muslim" and post photographs of …

Puerto Rico

Obama: Trump exploiting fears of 'blue-collar men'

People like Donald Trump are "taking advantage" of Americans' fears about their present and future, particularly those of "blue-collar men," President Barack Obama said in an interview airing Monday on NPR's "Morning Edition."<p>Obama cited his teenage daughters, Sasha and Malia, and their friends as …

Political Science

This Popular Supplement May Spur Weight Loss: Study

Many people take fish oil with the hopes of boosting their brain function, or alleviating depression, or reducing inflammation in the body. Some …

Jihadi attack plot foiled in Orléans, says French interior minister

A jihadi attack plot was foiled and two men arrested last week in the French region of Orléans, south-west of Paris, the interior minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, said on Tuesday.<p>“A planned attack targeting representatives of state forces in the Orléans region was foiled last week by the DGSI [France’s …

Extremism

Iraqi troops advance in battle for IS-held city of Ramadi

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces on Tuesday reported progress in the military operation to retake the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State group, saying …

Islam