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US women's hockey once again led by a shining Knight

Cammi Granato had never forgotten the young girl she lent her stick and gloves to during one of the former U.S. Olympian’s first hockey camps in Chicago in the late 1990s. It was yea...

Mother: teachers manipulated child to change gender identity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mother who claims teachers secretly manipulated her 11-year-old daughter into changing her gender identity and name has filed a legal case against a tiny California school distric...

Foreign ministry thankful for Czech Senate's support for Taiwan-Lithuania ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Jan 21) expressed gratitude for the passing of a resolution by the Czech Senate's Committee on Foreign Aff...

UN chief: World more unpredictable than during the Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the current world is “much more chaotic, much less predictable” than during the Cold War between the former Soviet Union and t...

Swimming Australia report recommends coach quotas

SYDNEY (AP) — Swimming Australia on Friday released the findings of a report into alleged misogyny in the sport, saying the “open and frank” feedback from female participants was “difficult to read.” ...

Vatican includes group backing women's ordination on website

ROME (AP) — The Vatican has included a group that advocates for women’s ordination on a website promoting a two-year consultation of rank-and-file Catholics, indicating that Pope Francis wants to hear...

SRX hires Hawk as CEO to grow budding motorsports property

Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham will have a boss in the second season of the Superstar Racing Experience, a made-for-CBS all-star summer series coming off a surprisingly strong debut. ...

AIA appoints new Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Singapore

This latest appointment builds on the company’s ESG push, following its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - AIA Singapore to...

Israel police evict Jerusalem residents from disputed houses

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Wednesday evicted Palestinian residents from a disputed property in a flashpoint Jerusalem neighborhood and demolished the building, days after a tense standoff. ...

'Meaningful participation' = unequal participation

In October, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a press statement that said, "We encourage all UN Member States to join us in supporting Taiwan’s robust, meaningful participation ...

South Korea gender divide becomes key election issue

The issue of gender has taken center stage in South Korea's fiercely contested presidential election campaign, with both of the leading candidates proposing policies designed to appeal to the crit...

UN: Worse now for women peace builders than before COVID

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Women seeking to participate in shaping and building peace and defending human rights face a “vastly worse” situation now than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic, the United N...

Jim Obergefell, face of gay marriage, to run for Ohio House

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Gay rights advocate Jim Obergefell, whose name was atop the U.S. Supreme Court case legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, announced Tuesday that he's running for a seat in the O...

Malta legislator becomes 3rd female EU Parliament president

BRUSSELS (AP) — Roberta Metsola, a Christian Democrat from Malta, was elected president of the European Union’s parliament Tuesday, putting women in three of the four biggest jobs in the 27-nation blo...

Atlanta church service will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s mayor, Georgia’s governor and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock are scheduled to attend the annual Martin Luther King Jr. service at King’s old congregation, Ebenezer Baptist Church i...