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world The Latest: New Guatemala Leader Reaches out to Protesters

The Latest: New Guatemala president reaches out to anti-corruption protesters as he takes over

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world Colorado's Long-Lasting Birth Control Program For Teens May Not Last Long

Colorado's experiment with long-lasting birth control proved a big success in reducing unplanned pregnancies and abortions. But political backing has been hard to come by.

23 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Deputies of Kentucky clerk jailed over gay marriage stance will issue licenses

Judge orders Kim Davis to remain in jail for her continued refusal to either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or allow her deputies to do soDeputies for a Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses are expected to issue them to all couples beginning Friday morning. Federal judge David Bunning held Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in contempt of court on Thursday, saying her religious beliefs dont supersede her mandate to co

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Gillian Triggs: powers for Australian Border Force 'disrespect human dignity'

President of the Human Rights Commission says exercise planned for Melbourne show federal parliament is failing to protect rights of ordinary Australians The federal parliament has failed the people by passing dozens of laws that infringe on Australians rights, Gillian Triggs has said.The president of the Australian Human Rights Commission delivered a lecture in Darwin on Thursday night on the creeping pow

26 minutes ago // VOA

world Science Lab Offers Youngsters Creative, Educational Fun

The Children's Science Center Lab in Fairfax, Virginia, is a place where kids can experiment, design and build things. The exhibits are designed to help kids ages 2 to 12 explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts. Faith Lapidus narrates this report from VOA's Faiza Elmasry.

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Venice's Gondoliers Get Updated Look With New Logo

Venice's gondoliers get updated look with new logo on iconic striped shirts

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Chicago High School Takes Part in Virtual Audience With Pope

Hear from the Christo Rey Jesuit High School student who was asked by Pope Francis to sing a song.

27 minutes ago // Fox News

world Venice's gondoliers get updated look with new logo on iconic striped shirts

Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look.

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world Watch: Homeless Shelters in Los Angeles Take Part in Virtual Audience With Pope Francis

Hear about a single mom's experience getting to tell her story directly to the pope

28 minutes ago // CBS

world Colbert's debut "Late Show" episode to run long

Stephen Colbert's first episode, featuring Jeb Bush and George Clooney, will gets more air-time

28 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Texas Church Participates in Virtual Papal Audience

Hear from immigrants at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on what it was like to be addressed by Pope Francis.

29 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Gunman in Office? Don't Hide Under Your Desk, Cops Warn

The NYPD is recommending "safe rooms" after testing four types of guns against the kind of wooden desk typically found in offices.

30 minutes ago // ABC

world Dominica Estimates Storm Damage at Nearly Half of GDP

Preliminary storm damage estimate in Dominica finds damage is nearly half of GDP

31 minutes ago // Fox News

world Preliminary storm damage estimate in Dominica finds damage is nearly half of GDP

A preliminary assessment on the island of Dominica indicates that Tropical Storm Erika caused damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP.

33 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Virginia Cop Charged With Murder in Virginia Teen's Death

William Chapman II had no alcohol or drugs in his system, and his pockets had been turned inside out, an autopsy found.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Cyprus 0-1 Wales

Gareth Bale scores a late winner as Wales move to within three points of qualifying for Euro 2016 with victory in Cyprus.

35 minutes ago // VOA

world Troubles Loom for Emerging Market Currencies

Currencies in many emerging market nations have been buying less and less for more than a year. In sometimes turbulent trading, the currencies of Brazil, Russia, Chile, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other nations have fallen sharply, in some cases losing 20 percent of their value or even more. Joshua Brockwell, of Azzad Asset Management, said emerging market currencies have been hurt by the soaring dollar, falling commodity prices, and worries about slowing global economic growth. Impac

39 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Liberal MP Andrew Southcott to stand down at nextt election

MP in Adelaide seat of Boothby, who lost out in bid to become Speaker, is to restart his medical career after two decades in federal parliamentFederal Liberal MP Andrew Southcott, who last month lost out in a bid to become Speaker, will not recontest his Adelaide seat of Boothby at the next federal election.Southcott has indicated he will instead seek to renew his medical career after serving his electorate since 1996.

41 minutes ago // VOA

world Rights Experts Call for End to Syrian Killing Fields

U.N. experts warn that Syrias four-year-old war has spilled far beyond its borders and the world cannot ignore the plight of millions of refugees seeking asylum from the conflict. The U.N. International Commission of Inquiry on Syria is appealing for greater protection of refugees and for urgent action to find a political solution to this tragedy. In its report, the U.N. commission presents a particularly pessimistic view of the increasingly complex and bloody war in Syria. The four huma

42 minutes ago // BBC

world England collapse hands Australia win

A stuttering England batting display hands Australia a 59-run victory at Southampton in their first one-day international.

44 minutes ago // NPR

world Rutgers Suspends 5 Football Players After Arrests On Assault Charges

Police have arrested five Rutgers players and four others, accusing them of crimes that range from assault to home invasion and rioting.

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Afghans See Devious Attacks as Sign of Wars Toll on Traditional Values

The principal of Pashtunwali, a code of conduct that stresses fairness and gives guest privileges even to enemies, is being lost after decades of war.

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world The Latest: Maldonado Sworn in as President of Guatemala

The Latest: Maldonado sworn in as president of Guatemala, replacing Perez Molina

46 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Donald Trump can't stop bragging about his 'great friend' Tom Brady

Current Republican frontrunner says he just talked to him a little bit ago on same day federal court overturned quarterbacks suspension over DeflategateStarsky had Hutch. Hall had Oates. Does Donald Trump have Tom Brady?On Thursday the Republican presidential frontrunner bragged yet again about his friendship with the star NFL quarterback. Continue reading...

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world New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado Sworn in Amid Fraud Scandal, Political Crisis

New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado sworn in amid fraud scandal, political crisis

48 minutes ago // New York Times

world Open Source: Hungarian Leader Rebuked for Saying Muslim Migrants Must Be Blocked to Keep Europe Christian

We have a right to decide that we do not want a large number of Muslim people in our country, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary said.

51 minutes ago // USA Today

world Ethiopia now has a space program

Ethiopia has the first space program in East Africa thanks to private donations. The world's number of space programs is always increasing but not all of them are what they seem.

52 minutes ago // New York Times

world American Yeshiva Students Escape Attack in West Bank Town

Five American Jewish seminary students were rescued from an attack by local Palestinians who hurled stones and a firebomb at their car, said the Israeli police and the military.

52 minutes ago // ABC

world Nigerian President Declares Wealth, Showing 'Austere' Living

Nigerian president wealth declaration shows 'austere' living, nearly $150,000 in account

53 minutes ago // Fox News

world Nigerian president wealth declaration shows 'austere' living, nearly $150,000 in account

An official in Nigeria says the new president's wealth declaration shows that he has been living "an austere and Spartan lifestyle" compared to his predecessors and other senior government officials, with $150,000 in his personal account.

54 minutes ago // NPR

world California Considers Sweeping Proposals To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The state is often a step ahead of the status quo when it comes to environmental policy, and climate change is no exception. New legislation includes a plan to cut gasoline use in vehicles by half.

59 minutes ago // UPI

world Pamela Anderson to address ecology, animal rights at Russian forum

Jared M. FeldschreiberVLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept. 3 UPI -- Model-actress Pamela Anderson is in Vladivostok, Russia, to address ecological and animal cruelty issues at the Eastern Economic Forum.

59 minutes ago // USA Today

world Iranian official predicts heated debate on nuclear deal

Parliament speaker Ali Larijani calls the deal good on balance because it would lift sanctions.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Edward Snowden says Hillary Clinton 'ridiculous' to think emails were secure

Snowden said in Al-Jazeera interview that ordinary government workers would very likely face prosecution for sending classified emails over personal serverEdward Snowden has branded as completely ridiculous the idea that Hillary Clintons personal email server was secure while she was secretary of state.The National Security Agency whistleblower was speaking in an interview with

1 hour ago // Time

world See Front Pages From Around the World Showing Drowned Syrian Boy

The controversial photo may serve as a wakeup call for concerned citizens and European governments

1 hour ago // VOA

world US Is 'Not Center of World' for Pope Francis, Author Says

He is the first American pope but hails from a different part of the Americas. And people who follow him closely say Pope Francis is not a firm believer in the global leadership of the United States, which he will visit this month. Ive read most of the things hes ever written and said, said Austen Ivereigh, author of a biography of Francis, and hes never really mentioned the United States. So for him, the United States is not the center of the world. He