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Young girls are the primary victims of humanitarian strife

World Sep 24, 2018

Young girls are the primary victims of humanitarian strife

Girls are the primary victims of humanitarian crises, suffering forms of abuse ranging from forced marriage to denial of schooling and are "14 times more likely to die than boys in a conflict," according to the Plan International nongovernmental organization. The group was scheduled to ...

World Jun 23, 2018

French priest suspended after slapping baby during baptism

A French Catholic priest was suspended Friday after a video of him smacking a crying baby during a baptism ceremony went viral, drawing widespread condemnation on social media. In footage posted on Twitter on Thursday, gasps can be heard when the 89-year-old priest, after ordering ...

'Amazing China' documentary more fiction than fact

Business May 2, 2018

'Amazing China' documentary more fiction than fact

A company that made shoes for Ivanka Trump and stands accused of serious labor violations plays an unexpected role in a blockbuster propaganda film about China's renaissance under President Xi Jinping. The state-backed documentary "Amazing China" portrays the Huajian Group as a beneficent force spreading ...