Indonesia: Virginity test for female police

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A new report in Indonesia highlights a humiliating practice: Viriginity tests for women police recruits…

Hotel charges couple for negative review

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A British budget hotel fined a couple 100 pounds ($156) for writing a bad review about it online…

Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

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Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found…

Thai elephant tramples man, runs off with tourists

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An elephant trampled its handler to death and ran off with two Russian tourists in southern Thailand…

Japan actor Takakura, known for stoic heroes, dies

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Ken Takakura, a craggy-faced, quiet star known for playing outlaws and stoic heroes in scores of Japanese films…

Worshippers killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

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Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives…

World could be headed for a chocolate shortage

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World could be headed for a chocolate shortage…

Man questioned about shipping human body parts

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A variety of preserved human parts, including an infant’s head, a baby’s foot and an adult heart, were found in three packages …

Islamic State beheads American aid worker

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The Islamic State beheaded U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, a former soldier who tried to help Syrians caught in a brutal civil war…

Pregnant Malaysia woman dies due to faulty air bag

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A Malaysian woman who died in a car accident due to a defective air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. was pregnant…

France: Wild cat on the prowl is not a tiger

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French authorities said a wild animal roaming through French towns isn’t a tiger…

Turkish protesters rough up US sailors in Istanbul

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Three U.S. Navy sailors are safely back aboard a guided missile destroyer docked in Istanbul, Turkey…

Asiana gets 45-day ban on SF flights over crash

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South Korean officials said Friday they will ban Asiana Airlines from flying to San Francisco for 45 days as punishment…

Indian doctor denies responsibility for deaths

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A doctor in India has been arrested in the deaths of 13 women. They were among dozens of women on whom…

World’s tallest and smallest men meet

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On Thursday, for the first time, the man with the tallest recorded height in the world and the shortest man…

15-year-old ISIS soldier defects, not by choice

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A father who joined ISIS with his son, later realized he wanted out and managed to leave…

Police hunt for tiger loose near Disneyland Paris

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French authorities hunted Thursday for a young tiger on the loose near Disneyland Paris…

Space agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

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Comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff and sent back the first image ever taken from a comet…

European spacecraft lands on comet

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Hundreds of millions of miles from Earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing…

Video shows boy saving girl amid shootout in Syria

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A young Syrian boy was shown in a video faking his death to save a girl during a shootout…

Sterilization drive leaves 12 Indian women dead

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Twelve Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…

Grief, rage at 36-year sentence for ferry captain

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Relatives of the more-than 300 people who died in the sinking of a South Korean ferry earlier this year…

IS leader reportedly wounded in air strike

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Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reportedly wounded in an airstrike in Anbar province…

Protestors in Mexico demand justice over death of 43 students

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Protesters gathered in Mexico City to demand justice over the disappearance of 43 teaching college students…

Japanese tourist missing in Canada presumed dead

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Canada police have called off the search for a missing Japanese tourist who was last seen nearly two weeks ago…

100,000 workers protest Belgian labor reform

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About 100,000 workers marched across Brussels Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures…

Australian journalist survives carjacking

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A cameraman working for an Australian TV channel was held at gunpoint and carjacked by an armed man…

Israeli police: Driver slams car into pedestrians

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A Hamas militant slammed a minivan into a crowd waiting for a train Wednesday in Jerusalem…

Indian father kills child’s alleged rapist

An Indian father invited to dinner a man he believes raped his 14-year-old daughter — and then tortured and killed him…

Pakistan border bombing death toll rises to 60

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Pakistanis mourned on Monday for the victims of a massive suicide bombing near the border with India…