Mohamud Hasan Ibrahim

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Bill Cosby raped me. Why did it take 30 years for people to believe my story?

In 2004, when Andrea Constand filed a lawsuit against Bill Cosby for sexual assault, her lawyers asked me to testify. Cosby had drugged and raped me, too, I told them. The lawyers said I could testify anonymously as a Jane Doe, but I ardently rejected that idea. My name is <i>not</i> Jane Doe. My name is …

Pre-Columbian Muslims in the Americas

1. The famous Muslim geographer and cartographer AL-SHARIF AL-IDRISI (1099- 1166CE) wrote in his famous book <i>Nuzhat al-mushtaq</i> <i>fi ikhtiraq al-afaq</i> …

Muslims discovered America before Columbus, claims Turkey’s Erdogan

In a televised speech in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that Muslims had discovered the Americas three centuries before the voyages of Christopher Columbus. He was addressing a summit of Muslim leaders from Latin America.<p>"Contacts between Latin America and Islam date back …

Catherine of Aragon divorce letter to be auctioned in Paris

A letter from Catherine of Aragon asking for the pope to block Henry VIII’s attempts to annul their marriage so he could wed Anne Boleyn is to be auctioned in Paris as part of a collection of letters written by women throughout history.<p>The historic missive, signed “Katherina”, is dated Windsor 3 …

Nice-ish to meet you: awkward handshakes through history

Monday’s historic but stilted handshake between China’s president, Xi Jinping, and the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, in Beijing could mark the beginning of a thawing in relations between the two countries. But the hostile body-language between the two men suggest tensions still run deep and …

The Man Who Says He Shot Bin Laden Explains The Hardest Part Of Being A Navy SEAL

Numerous news outlets have reported the Fox interviewee is former SEAL Robert O'Neill, a 16-year Navy veteran with a decorated service record that includes two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, and 52 overall commendations.<p>O'Neill had actually gone public with some of his experiences as a SEAL …

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

Advertisement<p>49 Comments<p>After upgrading to OS X Yosemite last week, I got an interesting notification when booting up Chrome for the first time. …

A father’s scars: For Va.’s Creigh Deeds, tragedy brings unending questions

He wakes up, and even before he opens his eyes, he can see his beautiful, delusional son.<p><i>Gus</i>, Creigh Deeds thinks.<p>He lies in bed a few minutes more, trying to conjure specific images. Gus dancing. Gus playing the banjo. Gus with the puppies. Any images of Gus other than the final ones he has of his …

Amazon (AMZN) admits the Fire phone's pricing was a major mistake

Last week Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) shocked investors with a massive loss. Jeff Bezos’ company ended Q3 2014 with $544 million in the red, a bad loss even for a company that has longed delivered minimal quarterly increases in profits or even small losses.<p>While Amazon had some other big-ticket …

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Diabetes 'out of control' in most parts of England

Those living in West Suffolk and Stafford fare worst for uncontrolled disease, according to the latest statistics<p>Diabetes is “out of control” in swathes of the country, with 120 limbs amputated a week and no areas in which treatment targets are being met, new statistics reveal.<p>The data from Public …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …