Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ban to end

Women can drive from midnight local time (21:00 GMT) but there has been a crackdown on activists ...
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First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

NEW YORK (AP) — I really don't care, do u?
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Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word

Netflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space ...
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US Border Patrol sets up surprise immigration checkpoint in Maine

US Border Patrol set up a temporary inland checkpoint on a Maine interstate, a move civil rights advocates say raises ...
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Khamenei adviser: U.S. creating ‘second Vietnam’ in Syria

Top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader warns the United States that Syria and Eastern Euphrates will be another Vietnam.

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Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the ...
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Clinton to visit Laos, Egypt and Israel

Hillary Clinton will travl to France, Japan, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Egypt and IsraelSecretary of State Hillary Clinton is to become the first top US diplomat to visit communist-run Laos in 57 years, as part of an eight-nation tour that also takes her to Egypt and Israel, the State Department announced Thursday.


Aide: Palestinian leader wants more on Arafat

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004 file photo, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat pauses during an emergency cabinet session, at his compound, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Yasser Arafat's body may be exhumed to allow for more testing of the causes of his death, the Palestinian president said Wednesday, July 4, 2012, after a Swiss lab said it found elevated levels of a radioactive isotope in belongings the Palestinian leader is said to have used in his final days.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)Digging up Yasser Arafat's bones may offer the best shot at learning if the legendary Palestinian leader was poisoned, as many of his old comrades-in-arms claim, but Palestinian officials signaled Thursday they're not rushing into an autopsy.