Sexual Abuse is Pervasive in Islamic Schools in Pakistan


KEHRORE PAKKA, Pakistan (AP) — Kausar Parveen struggles through tears as she remembers the blood-soaked pants of her 9-year-old son, raped by a religious cleric. Each time she begins to speak, she stops, swallows hard, wipes her tears and begins again. The boy had studied for a year at a nearby Islamic school in the town of Kehrore Pakka. In ...

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Guy Raises Funds to Build Statue For the First and Only Cat in Space


Have you ever heard of Félicette the cat? Well, not many people have – which is a shame, considering that she was the first and only cat to ever go to space. One man, however, is on a mission to remind the world of the feline’s contribution to science. Matthew Serge Guy first found out about Félicette when he saw ...

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Venezuela debt talks: Caracas plays its last cards


Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback Last week, at the invitation of President Nicolás Maduro, a group of international ...

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How to Pick the Right Refrigerator for Your Kitchen


Whether you love cooking or just enjoy being in the kitchen to grab a quick bite out of the fridge; there’s no denying the importance your refrigerator plays in keeping your food fresh. As one of the most important appliances in your kitchen, picking out the best refrigerator for your needs can sometimes be tough. However, by following a few ...

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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Copenhagen


The restaurants of this Scandinavian capital, now elevated to the status of global fine food mecca, have beaten all records in terms of number, quality and… cost. Alongside the new Copenhagen Street Food, located in the area of the port, where kiosks and vans offer their fare at reasonable prices, there are starred venues with their set menus, most of ...

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Trump puts North Korea back on state sponsors of terrorism list to escalate pressure over nuclear weapons


President Trump announced Nov. 20 that he had re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism to further isolate the “murderous regime.” (The Washington Post) President Trump on Monday announced that his administration has re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, a move aimed at increasing pressure on Pyongyang a decade after the George W. Bush administration ...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Fast

6MiraclescreditShutterstockcom.jpgas1 Building good credit takes time. But sometimes, you need to improve your credit quickly. Your credit history might affect your ability to get a new apartment or a job. And good credit is key when you need access to funds for a new car or house. Sometimes we can’t plan those changes. If you’re already ...

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Tyrese Wins in Court, Judge Grants 50/50 Custody of Daughter


Tyrese Big Win in Court Judge Allows 50/50 Custody of Daughter 11/17/2017 3:12 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Tyrese just scored a big victory in court after a judge denied his ex’s request for a permanent restraining order which would have severely restricted the actor’s access to his daughter, Shayla. The judge ruled Tyrese and Norma Gibson will get 50/50 joint custody beginning in ...

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Pope Auctions Gift Worth $250K For Christian Communities Destroyed by ISIS


#PopeFrancis received a @Lamborghini this morning! He’s going to have it auctioned off at Sotheby’s. Learn more here: Photo Credit: © L’Osservatore Romano — Catholic News Agency (@cnalive) November 15, 2017   Earlier this week, Pope Francis was gifted a sleek, specially made papal-themed luxury car – but he doesn’t plan on driving it. Instead, he plans on ...

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Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021


Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Critics say the tech behind driverless cars still needs a lot of work Driverless cars could be on UK roads within four years under government plans to invest in the sector. Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC the objective was to have “fully driverless cars” without a safety attendant on board in use by ...

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