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Ebola outbreak often leaves children alone and terrified

The small, frail girl was slumped in the street outside a row of shops when an ambulance picked her up.<p>Anna Singbeh, 11, was terrified. The child, from the town of Totota in central Liberia, had seen her mother sicken with the Ebola virus and swiftly die. By the time she fell ill, there was no one …

British female jihadis sign up to the Islamic State's all-women police force

Female jihadi from UK posts on Twitter a photo of her suicide belt as dozens of women flock to Syria to join the terror state<p>British female jihadis are running an ultra-religious police force that punishes women for un-Islamic behaviour in territory controlled by Islamist terrorists, The Telegraph …

Afghan court sentences seven men to death for gang rape in case that shook capital

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan handed the death penalty to seven men on Sunday for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding in a rare case of sexual assault that has shaken the capital and raised concerns over public security at a time of transition.<p>Police said a large group of …

Showcase Flipboard Magazines on Your Website

MagMaker / September 4, 2014<p>You’ve dedicated time and effort into making your magazines awesome. Now don’t forget to show them off! If you are a …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Lost Monet Painting Found in Suitcase after 75 Year Absence

(Photo: BBC)<p>It's like the plot of a movie, but it's also a true story.<p>Though he was Jewish, Hildebrand Gurlitt was an art dealer approved by the …

5 Unique Photography Apps for iOS and Android You Should be Aware of

Smartphone photography may have its detractors, but its proponents are all that really matter; they keep the mobile phone photography community alive …

Ex-USC professor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting boys overseas

A former USC professor once on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list pleaded guilty Friday to flying to the Philippines and sexually assaulting underage boys he groomed online.<p>Walter Lee Williams, 65, admitted engaging in illegal sexual contact with minors in foreign places, entering the plea …

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What Defines the Culture of Your Nonprofit Board?

The General Motors debacle is fresh in everyone's minds. A deficit in the company culture was recognized as being responsible for the disaster that resulted in the deaths of 13 people. Board members at GM were obviously not culpable since the board was many levels above the people who were …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Washington teen left behind chilling journal entry before disappearing

A Washington teen who vanished two weeks ago left a message in her journal that read, “If you’re reading this, I’m either missing or dead.”<p>Clark County sheriffs told Fox News that they believe Anji Dean, 17, is alive and moving from house to house in the Portland area. They apparently have been …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Ukraine's president seeks new crisis talks at weekend, fighting rages

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has proposed a time and a place for talks on Saturday on reaching a durable ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels and is awaiting a reply, the president’s website said, as fighting in the east killed 13 servicemen.<p>The website did not name the venue but a Western diplomat …

American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police

The U.S. has confirmed that Tariq Khdeir, an American teenager, has been arrested by Israeli authorities and the State Department has expressed concern that he has been "severely beaten."<p>ITV news says Khdeir is the 15-year-old cousin of Mohammad Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old boy who was murdered in …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

Ukraine crisis: Russia halts gas supplies to Kiev

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1085000/1085092_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534616786_a658fb620327ca3ffbc7cf04e659ac85<p><b>Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies, in a major escalation of a dispute between the two nations.</b><p>"Gas supplies to Ukraine have been …

China shuts factory after hundreds of children poisoned

Authorities close chemical factory near birthplace of Chairman Mao after more than 300 children are found to have suffered lead poisoning and local Communist Party chief attempts to blame their condition on pencils<p>A chemical plant believed to have poisoned hundreds of Chinese children has been …

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Russia and Ukraine's mystery tanks

<b>The Russian government has strenuously denied that any of its tanks crossed the border into Ukraine.</b><p>But now Nato has released satellite imagery, linked to existing video material, which appears to give added weight to assertions from the Ukrainian authorities that the tanks used by separatist …

Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown | Nafeez Ahmed

Social science is being militarised to develop 'operational tools' to target peaceful activists and protest movements<p>A US Department of Defense (DoD) research programme is funding universities to model the dynamics, risks and tipping points for large-scale civil unrest across the world, under the …

India hangings: Fourth woman dies in Uttar Pradesh

<b>A teenager has been found hanging from a tree in a village in northern India, the fourth woman to die in such a way in recent weeks in Uttar Pradesh state.</b><p>A post-mortem confirmed death by hanging, but did not find she was raped as the 19-year-old's family alleged.<p>A day earlier, another woman's body …

2 more women found hanging from trees in India, report says

Two more women have been found hanging from trees in India's Uttar Pradesh state, and another has claimed she was gang-raped by four police officers, the latest developments in a crisis over women's safety that has gripped the Asian nation, Sky News reports.<p>Last month, two girls, aged 14 and 15, …

Indian police 'gang-rape woman after she fails to pay bribe'

An Indian woman has said she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station, the latest in a string of sex attacks in the state of Uttar Pradesh.<p>The woman said she was attacked when she went to the station overnight on Monday in the Hamirpur district to seek her husband's release.<p>"At 11.30pm …

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