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  • BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines

    BNP Paribas to pay record $8.9 billion in fines
    French banking giant BNP Paribas is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay a record $8.9 billion in fines to settle accusations it funneled billions of dollars from blacklisted countries through its U.S. operations, said two officials...
  • Guilty plea: BNP Paribas fined $8.8 billion for rogue-regime banking

    Guilty plea: BNP Paribas fined $8.8 billion for rogue-regime banking
    Pleading guilty to two felonies, French banking giant BNP Paribas will pay more than $8.8 billion to federal and New York state authorities to settle accusations that it funneled billions of dollars from blacklisted countries -- Sudan, Iraq and Cuba --...
  • Crowning your 7-year-old a real princess? Terrible parenting.

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that every little girl dreams of being a princess. And, for 7-year-old Emily Heaton, that royal wish just came true. Her attentive/overly indulgent father marched off to a remote part of Africa, stamped a makeshift...
  • Poaching elephants

    Poaching elephants
    In May, a bull elephant was killed and its tusks hacked off in South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park. In most of Africa, this would have been an unremarkable event: An estimated 96 elephants a day are the victims of poachers. But this particular...
  • Sudan frees Christian woman sentenced to death for apostasy

    A Christian woman in Sudan sentenced to death last month for apostasy was released Monday after her conviction was overturned by Khartoum’s appeal court, according to her lawyer. The court Monday ordered Meriam Yehya Ibrahim's release after...
  • Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]

    Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]
    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born in...
  • South Sudan: Hard-won hope turns to ashes

    By the end of this year, half of South Sudan's 12 million people will either be in flight, facing starvation or dead. That was the shocking but all too real prognosis presented to me on arrival Tuesday in Juba, the nation's capital. Over the last five...
  • Sudan woman sentenced to death after refusing to renounce Christianity

    Sudan woman sentenced to death after refusing to renounce Christianity
    A pregnant Sudanese woman who refused to renounce her Christianity was sentenced to death by hanging Thursday in a Khartoum court, provoking outrage from human rights groups. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, who has a young son and is married to a Christian from...
  • Forced faith is not faith

    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born...
  • Christian mother may become 21st-century martyr

    How big is this planet? Here's how big. On one side, we pass laws to ensure gay couples can marry. On the other side, a wife is sentenced to death for refusing to denounce her religion. Right now, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, sits in a Sudanese prison, nursing...
  • Forced faith is not faith

    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born in...