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The Toronto Van Attack Suspect Was Obsessed With Rejection From Women. He Is Not Alone Among Violent Men

The suspect in the fatal van attack in Toronto wrote a Facebook post highlighting his violent misogynist tendencies prior to running down pedestrians …

Feminism

The Philippines Ambassador Spoke Out About the Abuse of Maids in Kuwait. Kuwait Responded by Expelling Him

(KUWAIT CITY) — Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute …

Asia

Single Moms Support Each Other With 'Single MOMtreal' Community

Single mother Nadia Wiseman realized that her parenting needs were unique after she became a single mother when the father of her young son moved to …

Parenting

Prince William May Have Just Dropped Another Hint About the Royal Baby's Name

Although the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have yet to reveal the name of the third royal baby, Prince William certainly hasn’t been shy about …

Royal Babies

Emmanuel Macron's Address to Congress Was Full of Criticism for President Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron critiqued the nationalist rhetoric and policies of President Donald Trump in his address to Congress Wednesday. The …

North Africa

Global Military Spending Has Doubled but the World Is No Safer

Sixty-five years ago, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower lamented the hidden human costs of the Cold War arms race: “Every gun that is made, every …

Military Spending

Bob Geldof: Young People Need to Learn There's No Backstage Pass to Leadership

Where were you at midnight on New Year’s Eve 2017? It’s likely you remember watching the clock, spending time with loved ones or having a laugh. Yet …

European Union

Danish Inventor Peter Madsen Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Journalist Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private …

Crime

'Our Hands Are Already Full.' For Young South Koreans, the Inter-Korea Summit Is Just Another Thing to Worry About

History weighs heavy over Friday’s meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea. The talks bring together Kim Jong Un, grandson of North …

North Korea

How the World's First Loneliness Minister Will Tackle 'the Sad Reality of Modern Life'

Tracey Crouch knows what it’s like to feel frighteningly alone. After giving birth to her first child, Freddie, in 2016, the British lawmaker says …

Human Geography

The Parents of a Terminally Ill British Toddler Have Lost Their Appeal to Take Him to Rome for Treatment

The parents of a terminally ill British toddler have been told they cannot take him to Rome for specialized treatment, a judge ruled Tuesday, in a …

Judiciary

German Jews Have Been Advised Not to Wear Kippahs After Anti-Semitic Assaults

The head of the Jewish community in Germany has urged Jews to not to wear kippahs —traditional skullcaps — due to heightened concern over recent …

Israel

Three Mexican Film Students Were Murdered and Their Bodies Dissolved in Acid by a Drug Cartel

(MEXICO CITY) — Three vanished film students whose case had become emblematic of Mexico’s 30,000 missing people were killed after being caught …

Mexico

Iran Accuses the U.S. of Fabricating Evidence That Tehran Armed Houthi Rebels With Missiles

(NEW YORK) — To the Trump administration, the recovered missile fragments were incontrovertible proof that Iran was illicitly arming Yemen’s Houthi …

South Asia

Once 'Little Rocket Man,' Kim Called 'Very Honorable' by Trump As Meeting Approaches

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North …

North Korea

Facebook Post by Toronto Van Attack Suspect Suggests His Rampage Was Fueled by Frustration Towards Women

The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, …

Extremism

As Toronto Van Attack Victims Are Identified, Countries Across the World Feel the Loss

(TORONTO) — A woman who worked at an investment management firm and enjoyed sports and volunteering was among the 10 people killed when a van plowed …

Tennis

President Trump Praises U.S.-French Alliance After Meeting With President Macron

(WASHINGTON) — Praising the strength of America’s oldest alliance, President Donald Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White …

Donald Trump

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump Need to Sound Tough on Trade. But Here’s Where They Could Compromise

At first glance, President Donald Trump’s strategy in threatening tariffs on Chinese imports appears aimed at addressing his goals of reducing the …

China

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Announced the Official Music Lineup for Their Wedding

With less than a month to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot on May 19 at St. George’s Chapel for the royal wedding, the happy …

Prince Harry

Ronan Farrow Discusses the 'Wholesale Immolation' of U.S. Diplomacy

Ronan Farrow has been busy, even by his standards. About a week after winning the Pulitzer Prize for articles in <i>The New Yorker</i> that exposed the …

U.S. Dept. of State

The Obamas Are Already Planning a Pajama Party With the New Royal Baby

Mere hours after Prince William and Kate Middleton left St. Mary’s Hospital with their newborn son on Monday, the Obamas were already making plans to …

Royal Babies

Construction Workers May Have Found the Mummy of a Long-Lost Iranian Shah

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of Reza Shah …

South Asia

What We Know About Toronto Van Attack Suspect Alek Minassian

Toronto police identified a 25-year-old man the suspect in the van attack Monday that left at least 10 people dead and 15 other injured.<p>Alek …

Extremism

How President Erdogan Is Turning Turkey Into Putin's Russia

As Turkey gears up for snap elections on June 24, the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces a problem: Turkish society is profoundly …

South Asia

Celebrate 96 Hours of Straight Sunlight at Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival

The Secret Solstice festival in Reykjavik celebrates the 96 straight hours of sunlight Iceland’s capital city experiences each year at the start of …

European Travel

One Man's Lonely Fight to Protect Refugees Fleeing Central America

Too many people in my country are victims—through no fault of their own. They are victims of an economic and political situation that is …

Human Rights

Ending the Silence Around the $99 Billion Global Sex Slavery Market

I don’t remember the faces of the eight men who gang-raped me when I was 15 years old. What I remember is the shame, rejection and ostracization that …

Sex Crimes

Championing Rohingya Rights in Myanmar Cost Me 12 Years in Prison. It’s a Price Worth Paying

The world has only recently woken up to the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim community. But I, and countless others, have been subjected to …

Human Rights