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ISIS Sex Slave Survivor Who Revealed Shocking Horrors of Genocide Receives Human Rights Award

Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman whose family was massacred by the Islamic State terror group while she was kept as a sex slave before she managed to escape and later testify before the U.N. about the genocide of religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, has been awarded the prestigious Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize in Strasbourg on Monday.
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Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says that it continues to find unaccompanied child migrants from Central America in the country's immigration detention centers
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both broken from tradition during their campaigns for president by sharing less information with the public than did their predecessors, althou
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta late on Monday night, wounding up to a dozen recruits, officials said.
Guatemalan police say they have arrested a U.S. man wanted by the FBI for the 2008 murder of a woman in California
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A baby girl is "born" twice after she is taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials plan to destroy a helicopter-like aircraft that made headlines when its owner flew it on to the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in 2015 as a political protest. A U.S. Capitol Pol
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British police said on Monday that they had arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with an incident that led to the evacuation of hundreds of passengers from London City Airport on Friday, but that
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Alan Alda wants scientists to answer a question for 11-year-old children: What is energy? The actor is a visiting professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Calling for calm in the city, the UN mission MINUSCA has strengthened patrols
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man who was allowed to use makeup to cover his neo-Nazi tattoos during his robbery trial and conviction in in August will not get to hide them during his upcoming murder
A poster mocking the apparent ages of child refugees entering the UK was pinned up in Parliament.
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Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City a
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