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Woman who stripped on Malaysian mountain 'glad to be going back to UK'

A 23-year-old British woman who was deported from Malaysia on Saturday with three other tourists after spending three days in jail for posing partially naked on a sacred mountain said she was looking forward to getting back to Britain.<p>“I’m looking forward to going home,” a smiling Eleanor Hawkins …

Siblings

Court in Japan rules that paying for sex is not adultery in landmark ruling

A court in Japan has ruled that a husband who sleeps with another woman is not committing adultery if the sex is a business transaction.<p>The ruling …

Hillary Clinton rally puts spotlight on inequality and progressive causes

After two months of quiet campaigning, Hillary Clinton took the podium on Roosevelt Island on Saturday seeking to answer one key question: why should American voters elect her president?<p>Against a backdrop of the East River and the Manhattan skyline, addressing thousands of supporters who braved …

Middle-class

Bill Clinton opens up about his relationship with Hillary

<i>The entire Bill Clinton interview will air on Sunday at 9 a.m. on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper.</i><p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bill and Hillary Clinton rarely talk about their relationship with one another. But in an interview set to air Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," the former president …

'When were you founded?' bank asks church, in case of red tape ordeal

Another case of banking red tape leaves a small church in Cornwall unable to make any payments<p>Patricia Phillipps has been treasurer of a small church in Cornwall for more than 15 years. For the past 40 years, the church has been a bank account customer of Lloyds and has always received “excellent …

Lloyds Bank

‘Everyone is hurting’: Paris’s luxury hotels running on empty

The Charlie Hebdo attack accentuated a longer-term decline in trade for the French capital’s high-end accommodation sector<p>Rather than yield to the ambient gloom, the most recent of Paris’s luxury hotels, the Peninsula, chose to crack open the bubbly and forget about the crisis. Having opened last …

Hospitality

Pope eyes worldwide audience for environment encyclical

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is looking for a global audience for his upcoming encyclical on the environment, saying Sunday it's meant for …

Jeb Bush Poised to Formally Join 2016 Campaign

Sygma/Corbis<p>George Bush Presidential Library<p>George Bush Presidential Library<p>Seth Poppel/Yearbook Library<p>Bob E. Daemmrich—Sygma/Corbis<p>George Bush …

On-the-run mother: 'I'll never give up', says Rebecca Minnock

Mother who went missing from Somerset home with three-year-old son after losing custody battle speaks of devastation as she vows to continue legal fight<p>A mother who went on the run with her three-year-old son for more than two weeks has said she will never give up on trying to keep her "beautiful …

Switzerland votes 'yes' in PGD embryo tests referendum

More than 60 percent of the referendum electorate voted in favor of the controversial reproductive treatment on Sunday.<p>The forthcoming amendment to …

West Yorkshire family mourns ‘Britain’s youngest suicide bomber’

Islamic State,UK news,Iraq,Middle East and North Africa,World news<p>Family of teenager left ‘utterly devastated’ after Isis releases pictures of 17-year-old saying he had blown himself up in car in Iraq<p>The family of a West Yorkshire teenager, believed to have become Britain’s youngest suicide bomber, …

Islam

Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State for town at Turkish border

SANLIURFA, Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish-led militia backed by U.S.-led air strikes fought Islamic State near a Syrian town at the Turkish border on Sunday, a monitoring group and a Kurdish official said, in an advance that has worried Turkey.<p>Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters …

'Topless tourist' returns to Britain, apologizes for posing

LONDON (AP) — Eleanor Hawkins has returned to England and apologized to the people of Malaysia for having posed topless on a sacred mountain.<p>The …

Israel reprimands troops who beat Palestinian man

The Israeli army has reprimanded Israeli soldiers filmed beating a Palestinian man with a number of actions including verbal rebuke, "conditional imprisonment" and confinement to a base.<p>The measures taken by military officials on Sunday follow the release of footage of Friday's incident, at …