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Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving

World Jun 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving

Saudi Arabian women celebrated being able to drive for the first time in decades Sunday, as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. The move is part of Crown ...

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

World Jun 24, 2018

U.S. government reunites 522 children removed under 'zero tolerance'

The U.S. Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government has reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a "zero tolerance" initiative and plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours. The department said in a statement U.S. Customs and ...

Masatoshi Naito: 'The other face' of Japan

Art Jun 24, 2018

Masatoshi Naito: 'The other face' of Japan

by Martin Laflamme

When Masatoshi Naito first began researching Tohoku folklore, he expected to find places "haunted with a macabre atmosphere." Instead, he stumbled into a vivacious traditional society "filled with elderly women who throw boisterous bashes all night long."

Review: Gorillaz at Zepp DiverCity

Music Jun 24, 2018

Review: Gorillaz at Zepp DiverCity

by Oscar Boyd

The most successful moments in Gorillaz' enviable five-studio-album career have always come as eclectic pairings with the greats of the music world. Such collaborations have included Bobby Womack's back-from-the-R&B-graveyard performance on "Stylo," Ibrahim Ferrer's Cuban-crooning on "Latin Simone," the juxtaposition of Roots Manuva and Martina ...

Taio Kanai breaks national 110-meter hurdles record

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 24, 2018

Taio Kanai breaks national 110-meter hurdles record

Taio Kanai won the 110-meter hurdles championship, setting one of two Japan records on Sunday, the final day of the national athletics championships at Isshin Mirai Stadium. Kanai broke Satoru Tanigawa's 14-year-old national record by 0.03 second to win his first national championship at the ...

Neymar gets emotional at World Cup

Soccer / World Cup Jun 24, 2018

Neymar gets emotional at World Cup

APNeymar is hurting, probably physically and almost for sure emotionally. The Brazil striker, the face of the team at the World Cup and the one carrying the hopes of the nation on his shoulders, came into the tournament with a foot injury. And after a ...