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  • Threat to leak photos of actress Emma Watson exposed as a hoax

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An online threat to release nude photos of British actress Emma Watson after she launched a gender equality campaign at the United Nations was revealed on Wednesday to be a hoax - and probably by a hoax group....
  • Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

    Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
    Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections

    Courting all voters: governor's race hinges on voters who usually skip midterm elections
    The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups. "It's political life or death," said...
  • 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...
  • Dent: GOP senator struck 'incendiary' tone at Christian unity event

    Dent: GOP senator struck 'incendiary' tone at Christian unity event
    — When Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made some pointed remarks at a unity event for Middle Eastern Christians here this week, the hecklers booing him off stage weren't the only ones who viewed his words as "incendiary." Lehigh Valley Congressman...
  • Jury finds American Front leader guilty on 2 charges

    Jury finds American Front leader guilty on 2 charges
    KISSIMMEE — Marcus Faella stood silently and showed no emotion as a jury delivered a guilty verdict Friday on two charges that could send the American Front leader to prison for 30 years. After deliberating for about five hours in Central Florida's...
  • Iran's president has not delivered on pledges of more freedom: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's promises of greater freedoms for the Islamic Republic have not resulted in any major improvements regarding human rights and freedom of expression, the U.N. chief said in a new report on Iran....
  • Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority

    Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority
    We aren’t there yet, but a new Field Poll finds fewer Californians – 56% – support the death penalty today than at any time since the Nixon administration, and down from a high of 83% during the mid-1980s. Still, only 34% said they favor...