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  • Colombia wants more convictions for violence against women

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New guidelines will help Colombian forensic experts and prosecutors investigating violence against women and femicide to win more convictions and reduce the high rate of murders of women, government officials say. Of...
  • Islamic State creates police force in northwest Iraq

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northwest Nineveh province have created a police force to "implement the orders of the religious judiciary," according to a well-known militant Islamist website. Photos on the website showed...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month should be commemorated

    We're in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15, and Latinos have much to celebrate. We are a grand mixture of world heritage. We trace our lineages to Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as to pre-Columbian indigenous America....
  • Modi says al Qaeda will fail in India: CNN

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country. Al Qaeda announced the...
  • China separatism trial of Muslim scholar ends, verdict next week: lawyer

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's trial of a Uighur scholar on separatism charges completed its two days of evidence on Thursday, and his lawyer said a verdict in a case that has drawn international criticism would come next week. Prosecutors in China's...
  • Black lawmakers map out plans to boost Democrats this fall

    WASHINGTON With control of the Senate up for grabs this fall, the Congressional Black Caucus is hitting the road to bolster Democrats facing tough races in the Deep South. Several CBC members outlined their get-out-the-vote efforts at a news conference...
  • India gets its first transgender TV news anchor: newspaper

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian television news station has recruited the country's first transgender news anchor, five months after a court ruled that transgender people be recognised as a legal third gender, a newspaper reported on...
  • La Leche League of Columbia meets fourth Friday

    These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome; however not appropriate for children. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old...
  • ASD administrator Jose Rosado sues district, claims he was fired for protecting students

    An Allentown School District administrator facing termination from his job has sued the school district, claiming his civil rights were violated because he was denied the right to free speech and the right to protect minority students from discrimination....
  • More states enforce food stamp work requirements

    WASHINGTON In the coming months, food stamp work requirements suspended during the Great Recession will be reinstated in at least 17 states, jeopardizing benefits for hundreds of thousands of Americans. In those states, work requirements will be back...
  • Marvel, George Takei among honorees for LGBT Center Vanguard Awards

     
    Marvel Entertainment and activists George and Brad Takei are set to receive Vanguard Awards at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's […]...