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Alessandra Ambrosio indulged in some retail therapy with her son by her side, clad in $695 Linda Farrow 421 Sunglasses, a $2,335 Anthony Vaccarello …

More Than A Fad: MuslimGirl Launches Video Series On The Hijab's History

Employing their own spin on the popular “100 Years of Beauty” online videos, MuslimGirl.com just launched a new series, “100 Years of Hijab Fashion in 1 Minute,” to dismiss common misconceptions and stereotypes about the hijab, and more importantly, the women who wear it. MuslimGirl’s founder, and …

Muslim Women

Turkey fails to meet criteria for visa-free EU travel

Turkey has missed an EU deadline that would have allowed its citizens visa-free travel through most of Europe, amid ongoing tensions over a controversial migration deal.<p>EU leaders promised the Turkish government that 79 million Turks could have access to Europe’s 26-country border-free Schengen …

Council of Europe

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe Steps Down Amid Spending Scandal

TOKYO — Tokyo’s governor resigned Wednesday after admitting he used thousands in taxpayer money to fund family trips and artwork, the latest embarrassment as Japan's capital gets ready to host the Summer Olympics in 2020.<p>Yoichi Masuzoe used the city’s official car to travel to his summer home at …

Japan

NATO ponders getting more involved in anti IS-fight

BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO alliance says it is considering getting more involved in efforts to combat the Islamic State extremist …

U.S. Secretary of Defense

Chinese ship 'shadows' U.S. carrier

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chinese ship was "shadowing" a U.S. aircraft carrier in the western Pacific on Wednesday, a U.S. official told CNN.<p>The incident took place as the USS John C. Stennis was sailing to join warships from Japan and India as part of annual maritime exercises conducted by those nations.<p>"There is …

Military

Coffee struck from list of possible cancer-causing agents

LONDON (AP) — Go on, have another cup. Coffee is now off the list of things that could possibly cause cancer.<p>Experts convened by the World Health …

Cancer

40 years after students sparked apartheid's end, a new anger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa's harsh apartheid system of white-minority rule. Forty years …

South Africa

New documents shine light on CIA torture methods

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Central Intelligence Agency has released 50 declassified documents detailing its use of brutal interrogation techniques on terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.<p>The disclosure was in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties …

Surveillance

Scientists have found evidence that antibiotics may have unintended effects on babies

While babies learn to walk and talk, there’s another crucial piece of development taking place: the microbiome.<p>This collection of bacteria in our gut plays a crucial role in the way we break down food, put up defenses against pathogens, and even how we feel. Less robust microbiomes have been …

Microbiology

Bob Paine, ecologist who identified ‘keystone’ species, dies at 83

Bob Paine, an ecologist who conducted seminal experiments along the coast of Washington state in the 1960s, pulling starfish from the rocks and tossing them back into the ocean to demonstrate the consequences of disrupting an ecosystem with the removal of a single “keystone” species, died June 13 …

University of Washington

Chicago police review agency recommends firing officer who allegedly called Obama the n-word

The agency that investigates allegations of police misconduct in Chicago has recommended firing an officer accused of making “an offensive racial remark” about President Obama, while also suggesting that other officers were not truthful about the incident.<p>This officer, who was not identified, made …

Crime

Worker at Panama Papers Law Firm Arrested in Geneva

An IT worker at Mossack Fonseca — the offshore law firm at the center of the Panama Papers — has been arrested in Geneva as part of an effort to …

Big data shows racial bias in police behavior

Stanford University just delivered further proof that massive, readily available data sets can solve tricky law enforcement problems. School researchers combing through a mix of 28,119 Oakland Police Department stop reports, officer body camera footage and community surveys have learned that there …

Gawker posts anti-Trump playbook; was it stolen from DNC?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The website Gawker on Wednesday published what it said appears to be the Democratic National Committee's anti-Donald Trump …

Government

Indonesia Moving Toward Tougher Stance On Contested South China Sea

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called a strategically important meeting with his security and political affairs minister this week over how the normally neutral Asian archipelago should handle increasing foreign pressure on its maritime claims. The minister, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, learned from …

China

Video shows dramatic takedown of Seattle university gunman

SEATTLE (AP) — A student at Seattle Pacific University is shown pepper-spraying a gunman then taking him to the ground during an on-campus attack in …

Law Enforcement

Coral reef census will help scientists protect fragile underwater habitats

Despite pressures from overfishing and changing ocean conditions, some coral reefs around the world manage to defy expectations.<p>In a survey of more than 2,500 reefs around the world, scientists identified 15 that were surprisingly healthy, considering their proximity to large human populations or …

Biodiversity

£20m payout to ‘secret wife’ of Saudi King quashed after questions over judge

A multi-million payout to the “secret wife” of a former king of Saudi Arabia has been quashed at the Court of Appeal in London amid accusations of “bias” against the senior judge who awarded it.<p>Palestinian-born Janan Harb, 68, was awarded around £20 million in cash and property last November after …

Dozens of whales stranded in Indonesia's Java island, 10 die

PROBOLINGGO, Indonesia (AP) — More than 30 whales were stranded on the coast on Indonesia's main island of Java and 10 of them have died, an official …

Whales

President Obama: Nation and Orlando 'Shaken by an Evil, Hateful Act'

President Barack Obama met on Thursday with the 49 families of victims and the first responders in the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting —an action the president has decried as "an act of terror and an act of hate."<p>Obama said the city and nation were "shaken by an evil, hateful act" and an attack …

Joe Biden

Trump in Washington for deposition in lawsuit against celebrity chef | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump spent about two hours at a Washington law firm on Thursday for a deposition in his lawsuit against celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian, who withdrew last year from a deal to open a restaurant at Trump’s new hotel after the candidate made disparaging …

Donald Trump

Police confirm death of Jo Cox MP

Labour MP Jo Cox has died after being shot and stabbed in the street outside her constituency advice surgery.<p>The mother of two was attacked by a man reportedly shouting "Britain first" at lunchtime in Birstall, West Yorkshire.<p>Temporary chief constable for West Yorkshire Dee Collins told a news …

Politicians suspend EU campaign after Jo Cox is killed

George Osborne has described the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox as an assault on freedom, liberty and justice, as politicians on both sides of the hard-fought referendum battle suspended all campaigning after the fatal attack.<p>The chancellor had planned to use his speech to the annual white tie Mansion …

Brexit

How to reduce international trade risks

<b>UPS</b><p>Going global presents significant opportunities, but it also brings about many challenges. In today's increasingly complex global environment, businesses in all industries must be prepared for everything from counterfeiting and theft to the impact of widely differing country regulations. To help …

India, EU aim to break Free Trade Agreement impasse

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet European Union Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, on the sidelines of an Organisation for …