Ashley Souza

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Mozambicans march against law protecting child rapists

In April, Mozambican MPs will debate and approve a long-overdue review of the penal code: finally, the country is getting rid of the colonial law which dates from 1886.<p>The world has advanced in giant leaps in terms of human rights since then, 127 years ago. The laws of a young country should …

Tigers slaughtered in show of social stature for Guangdong businessmen

More than 10 tigers have been killed as "visual feasts" in China to entertain officials and rich business people, state media reported.<p>Police in the port city of Zhanjiang, in the southern province of Guangdong, seized a freshly slaughtered tiger and multiple tiger products in a raid this month, …

FDA To Increase Access To Generic Morning-After Pills

The Food and Drug Administration has decided to allow generic versions of the most popular form of emergency contraceptive pills to be sold over the counter, without age restrictions, after all.<p>Last July, after a decade-long battle and under court order, the FDA removed the age restriction on sales …

Florida woman's sentence could be tripled in stand-your-ground retrial

A Florida woman who won a retrial after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a “warning shot” in the direction of her violent husband has been told that her jail term could be tripled if she is convicted again.<p>Marissa Alexander could be sent to prison for a minimum of 60 years if she is …

Female genital mutilation law must be toughened, UK's top police officers say

Britain's senior police officers have called for tighter laws to increase the likelihood of prosecution of those who carry out female genital mutilation (FGM) and of the parents who let it happen to their daughters.<p>The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) argues that the law needs to be …

Pope Francis drops 'F-bomb' during Vatican blessing

Pope Francis may have to go to confession after witnesses say he accidentally dropped the Italian equivalent of the F-bomb during his weekly blessing from the Vatican.<p>The Argentine pope was delivering his blessing in Italian on Sunday when it happened: He was supposedly intending to use the word</i> …

Scientists revive giant Neanderthal virus entombed in ice

French scientists bring back to life a giant, still-infectuous virus lying dormant from the Siberian tundra for 30,000 years, raising fears that global warming could unleash other ancient viruses deadly to man.<p>French scientists have awakened a giant, Stone Age virus - the world’s biggest - locked …

Africa's rhinos may have to leave Africa, for their own good

Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horns. The main reason is that a pound of rhino horn is worth about $10,000 on the black market.<p>That market is largely driven by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, who consider the horn an effective …

California Polio-Like Illnesses Not Linked, Officials Say

A medical mystery is deepening in California, where state health officials now say reports of polio-like illnesses that have left as many as 25 children with paralyzed limbs don’t appear to be connected.<p>It’s not clear what may be behind the rash of acute infections first reported Sunday by …

Dozens Killed as Islamic Militants Burn Down a Nigerian School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Islamic militants set fire to a Nigerian boarding school early Tuesday morning, killing dozens of …

Death Toll in Venezuela Protests Rises to 13

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Protests in Venezuela continued on Monday as detractors of President Nicolas Maduro took to the …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

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Forensic Experts Have Found 55 Bodies Buried at Notorious Reform School

In 1900, the Florida School for Boys (also known as the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys) began admitting juvenile boys with behavioral problems, …

Why It's Hard To Talk About Attraction In Race And Culture

A few years ago, a woman named Elaine Dove tried an experiment on Craigslist. She created three ads, each with a different treatment of her racial and cultural background:<p>"The first described me accurately: gothic, Asian-American, alternative, artistic, inquisitive, intelligent, adventurous. The …

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Most qualities we think of as particularly 'human' can be seen elsewhere in the animal kingdom, thanks to evolution<p>Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as …

Humanity’s forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA

Call it humanity’s unexpected U-turn. One of the biggest events in the history of our species is the exodus out of Africa some 65,000 years ago, the …

Prehistoric village found in downtown Miami

2/03/2014 02:30:00 PM<p>Archaeologists who for months have been uncovering mounting evidence of an ancient and extensive Native American village in the …

Human Faces Might Only Express Four Basic Emotions

How many facial expressions can you make? Offhand, you might guess ten, or twenty, from fear to disgust to sadness to joy to skepticism. But …

North Korea Threatens to Back Out of Reunion Deal It Reached Yesterday

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Wednesday, North and South Korea agreed to allow families from each country, separated by the …

Obama on CVS: 'Powerful message'

President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark’s decision to take tobacco products off the shelves, saying it will save lives and reduce health care costs.<p>“As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example,” he said in a statement early Wednesday …

Global cancer surge fuelled by alcohol, smoking and obesity predicted by WHO

A global drive to tackle the causes of cancer linked to lifestyle, such as alcohol abuse, sugar consumption and obesity, has been urged on Monday by the World Health Organisation as it predicted the number of new cases could soar 70% to nearly 25 million a year over the next 20 years.<p>Half of these …

Intel's Ban on Conflict Minerals Wows National Geographic Photographer

Marcus Bleasdale has spent a decade documenting brutal conditions in eastern Congo's mines. He calls the Intel announcement "huge."<p>Intel's announcement that every microprocessor that it ships will be made without conflict minerals from Africa hit both a personal and professional nerve for …

U.S. Navy Mistakenly Emails Reporter Plans To Dodge FOIA Requests

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy has apologized for mistakenly sending Washington television reporter Scott MacFarlane an internal email plotting ways to dodge the reporter’s Freedom of Information Act requests for documents related to September’s Navy Yard mass shooting.<p>MacFarlane, an investigative …

CAR interim president likely to resign Thursday

The Central African Republic's interim President Michel Djotodia is due to step down at a summit of regional leaders on Thursday amid frustration at his failure to quell religious violence in his nation, diplomatic and political sources told Reuters.<p>"It's finished for him now," said a source close …

The unequal battle over West Africa's rich fish stocks

<b>Whether still trapped in the mesh of a net, on a market stall or on your plate with rice and an onion sauce, fish are everywhere to be seen in Senegal's peninsula capital, Dakar.</b><p>"Families have lived off fish for generations," says Issa Fall, who co-ordinates the Fisherman Committee at the small bay …

Central African Republic: UN warns of humanitarian disaster

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1042000/1042492_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524648748_40835e21ba4389ead6dfabe90f4f6148<p><b>The UN has warned that the Central African Republic is heading toward a humanitarian disaster, as people fleeing conflict pack into overcrowded camps</b> …

U.S. Cold Snap: What Do Bitter Temperatures Do to the Human Body?

Experts weigh in on how to safely weather the severe cold enveloping much of the country.<p>Thinking of taking a jog in the cold weather gripping much of the country? You may want to read this.<p>Subzero temperatures can do a number on your body in short order. According to experts, a wind chill of -50°F …