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India: Why are some men threatening to boycott marriage?

A section of Indian men has taken to social media platforms to lobby against the criminalization of marital rape. This comes as a court in the country's capital Delhi hears a petition against marr...

Brian Cox hopes memoir doesn't put 'full stop' on his life

LONDON (AP) — Finishing a book is usually cause for celebration. Not for actor Brian Cox. The book in question, “Putting the Rabbit in the Hat,” out now, chronicles the actor’s journ...

Indonesian workers fined NT$270,000 for leaving Taiwan quarantine for 1 minute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesian migrant workers have been fined a total of NT$270,000 (US$9,700) for stepping out of their quarantine rooms for one minute and their employer has been stuck...

Giuliani associate gets year in prison in foreign donor case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campa...

EU parliament decides to restrict live animal transports

These images are hard to look at: a cow with a broken horn, smeared with thick, coagulated blood. Some of it has dripped onto the yellow tag on the animal's ear, where the letters of the animal...

Taiwan pays $900,000 for ally Guatemala to lobby Washington

MIAMI (AP) — Guatemala has hired for $900,000 a major supporter of former President Donald Trump to seek influence with U.S. officials in an unusual lobbying contract paid for by its ally Taiwan, fore...

Djokovic leaves Australia but debate goes on in vaccine saga

Australia sent Novak Djokovic home, but opinion remains divided worldwide on the No. 1 men's tennis player and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being v...

Swine fever in wild boars worries Italy's pork industry

ROME (AP) — The discovery of African swine fever in northern Italy has Italian pork producers fearing significant economic damage to a major agricultural export and has forced curtailing of the offici...

Banyan Tree Group Unveils New HOMM Brand with First Location in Phuket, Thailand

New Concept Provides Travelers with a Sense of Home Through Reliable Services, Signature Facilities and Well-Designed Rooms at Affordable PricesSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 13 January 2022 - Banyan Tr...

TechnoPark Tower awarded LEED Platinum Green Construction Certificate

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 11 January 2022 - TechnoPark Tower in Vinhomes Ocean Park in Hanoi has been officially awarded the V4 LEED Platinum Green Building Certificate by the US Green Buildin...

Invoking Jan. 6, Dems pivot to fight for voting legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are mounting an impassioned bid to overhaul Senate rules that stand in the way of their sweeping voting legislation, arguing dark forces unleashed by Donald Trump’s falseho...

Durant says he won't lobby Nets' Irving to get vaccinated

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant reiterated Friday that he won't lobby teammate Kyrie Irving to get vaccinated against the coronavirus so he could be eligible to play in all the Brooklyn Nets' games. ...

Video shows man on fire after police hit him with stun gun

CATSKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Graphic video made public Friday shows a man who doused himself in hand sanitizer bursting into flames when police officer used a stun gun on him at a New York police station in ...

Billionaire's looted art still on display at Israel Museum

JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the Israel Museum’s biggest patrons, American billionaire Michael Steinhardt, approached the flagship Israeli art institution in 2007 with an artifact he had recently bought: a...

Brazil's Bolsonaro is released from hospital after two days

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged from a hospital on Wednesday morning in Sao Paulo, and addressed the press. He had been hospitalized for two days af...