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The secret to ISIS's success: Over 100 former Saddam Hussein-era officers run jihadi group's military and intelligence operations in Iraq and Syria

• <b>Intelligence source said 100 to 160 former Iraqi army officers with ISIS</b>• <b><br>The 2003 US led invasion of Iraq led Saddam Hussein to allow foreign fighters</b> …

Middle East

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Cures Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Acupuncture combined with Chinese herbal medicine cures pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). This disorder is an infection of the female reproductive …

Acupuncture

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How do you change pay inequality when the people who could don’t care?

At last, something fun to look forward to. This week the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to finalise a new rule that will force American …

Bernie Sanders basks in key income inequality victory: Why the new CEO pay rule is a such big deal

Rule requiring companies to disclose CEO-to-worker pay ratio is “an important step,” 2016 hopeful says<p>Pretty soon, millions of American workers will know exactly how much less money they earn than their corporate bosses, as the Securities and Exchanges Commission voted in favor of a new rule today …

Boko Haram Continues Use Women and Children as Human Bombs as Nigerian President Seeks Aid

On July 17, two suicide bombers killed nine and injured fifteen in Damaturu, Nigeria at the Muslim festival for Eid, the holiday that marks the end …

Barack Obama in Kenya: 'no excuse' for treating women as second-class citizens

Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to Kenya on Sunday with a strong condemnation of female genital mutilation and other “bad traditions” that treat women as second-class citizens, in a speech that also a offered a poignant glimpse into his African heritage.<p>Barack Obama tells African states to …

Africa

Watch out Cameron: Meet the leader of Britain's first feminist political party

Exclusive: It's our fastest growing political party and Sandi Toksvig even left Radio 4 for it. But until now, the Women's Equality Party hasn't had a leader. Step forward Sophie Walker - this generation's Emmeline Pankhurst?<p>“I realised the other day,” Sophie Walker tells me, “I’ve taken a job that …

Syria: 170 Children and Women Beheaded by Isis in Last 13 Months, says SOHR

A total of 3,065 people have been executed by Isis in the last one year in Syria.<p>At least 170 children and women were beheaded by Islamic State …

Afghanistan war: Children and women increasingly caught up in violence; record numbers killed and maimed

Abdul Malik dreams nightly of his family home in the Charchino, Uruzgan, where he lived with his wife and three young children until recently.<p>"It's …

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, Death Threats Shatter Dream of First Female Pilot

Niloofar Rahmani faces opposition from Taliban as well as members of her own extended family<p>KABUL—At age 21, Niloofar Rahmani became Afghanistan’s first female fixed-wing military pilot, living out her father’s dream and emerging as a symbol of her country’s revolutionary assent to roles for women …

Afghanistan

In the Shadow of Netanyahu's Residence, Women Fast for Peace

Jewish and Palestinian women have begun a joint series of twenty-five-hour and fifty-hour to persuade political leaders to find a nonviolent solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.<p>Citing Liberia and Lysistrata, the organizers of WomenWagePeace.org.il reached a breaking point during last …

There is no women’s empowerment without rights

In recent years, a wide range of actors have embraced the goal of women’s economic empowerment. The change in discourse is a significant achievement …

World Economy

Creepers' peepers: Why animals' pupils have different shapes

There's a reason why the domestic cat's pupil has its distinctive, vertical slitted shape and the grazing goat's its horizontal, flattened look. In both cases, the eye's shape has evolved to help its owner navigate everyday life. The cat needs to be able to hunt at night with precision; the grazing …

UC Berkeley

The Week in Review: Attention on Women in Sports

A string of achievements by women in sports has increased attention on their individual successes and the larger role they play in the world of athletics.<p>American mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey defeated Bethe Correia on Saturday to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Women’s …

Women's Sports

Here's How the Straight Outta Compton Actors Compare to Their Real-Life Counterparts

O'Shea Jackson, Jr. (Ice Cube's real life son) as Ice Cube<br>Universal Pictures; Raymond Boyd—Michael Ochs Archives/Getty

Bangladeshi blogger Niloy Neel hacked to death in latest attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A group of attackers hacked a Bangladeshi blogger to death Friday in his apartment in the capital of Dhaka, authorities said.<p>The killing of the secular blogger, who uses the pen name Niloy Neel, was at least the fourth this year targeting those who posted online pieces critical of Islam.<p>In …

Extremism

Pope Francis Will Speak From Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Lectern

Pope Francis will trade in his traditional Vatican chair set-up for a very American alternative—The Gettysburg Lectern—when he speaks in Philadelphia …

Eye Shapes Of The Animal World Hint At Differences In Our Lifestyles

Take a close look at a house cat's eyes and you'll see pupils that look like vertical slits. But a tiger has round pupils — like humans do. And the eyes of other animals, like goats and horses, have slits that are horizontal.<p>Scientists have now done the first comprehensive study of these three …

Zoology

Israel Is NOT a Democracy | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Israel’s leaders hold the country out as a democracy … just like the U.S.</i><p><i>Of course, America is officially no longer a democracy … as wealth is so</i> …

Microsoft And Salesforce Join In $5.3 Billion Buyout Of Informatica

Sixteen years after going public at the height of the dotcom bubble, Informatica is looking to rewind the clock. The Redwood City, Calif.-based data integrator announced Thursday it had completed its acquisition by private equity interests controlled by the Permira funds and Canada Pension Plan …

Venture Capital

Planned roundup of wild Arizona horses halted: forest official | Reuters

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A top forest service official in Arizona on Thursday halted a proposed roundup of about 100 wild horses roaming on public lands near Phoenix, following a public outcry and a legal challenge filed by conservationists.<p>Wild horses are sorted in a corral as the Bureau of Land …

Forests

Dollar for Jeb, Dollar for Hillary

There’s a batch of conspiracy theorists out there who believe the world is run by a secret cabal of a few hundred rich and powerful people, that the …

Elizabeth Warren: The bad ass senator America wishes was running for President

Democrat Elizabeth Warren this week shot down her Republican rivals over plans to cut women's healthcare funding - leading many Americans to wish she was running for President instead of Hillary Clinton. Sophy Ridge reports<p>Elizabeth Warren is bad ass.<p>You wouldn’t know it to look at her. With her …

I Was Wrong About Bernie Sanders, And So Is Barney Frank and His Fellow Clintonistas

I was critical of Bernie Sanders because I feared his campaign would be ineffective. Barney Frank and his fellow Clintonistas are critical of Sanders because his campaign is being too effective. We're both wrong.<p>In my initial disappointment at Elizabeth Warren's refusal to challenge Hillary …