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Mom turns in her own teenage son over alleged sexual assault

A Chicago woman who recognized her own 15-year-old son in surveillance photos released by authorities has turned him in to police. Authorities said her son attacked, sexually assaulted and robbed a 41-year-old woman in broad daylight last week while riding on a Chicago train. 66 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Russia jails 3 women for twerking

A court in Russia has found three young women guilty of performing “an erotic and sexual twerk dance” in front of a World War II memorial. 95 more words

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The Leaders Debate: Math is Hard, English is Harder

“I know the math is difficult…” Jim Prentice to Rachel Notley during the Leaders Debate Apr 23, 2015

Ms Soapbox doesn’t like math. As a child she thought numbers had personalities. 955 more words

Politics And Government

Cecily Strong speaks up for women at annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Cecily Strong became the fourth female comedian to host the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, where she roasted the president, Buzzfeed, and last year’s host, Joel McHale. 137 more words

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Who killed Sabeen Mahmud?

That which was squashed by others
Was lifted by this slight one
-Mir Taqi Mir

On Friday April 24th, the city of Karachi lost one of its bravest daughters. 1,751 more words

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Cecily Strong to be the 4th female comedian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

If you want to see Saturday Night Live actor Cecily Strong tonight, don’t head over to NBC. Instead, tune into the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where the 31-year-old comedian will headline the annual “nerd prom,” making her the fourth woman to perform at the event. 102 more words

Arts And Culture

Proposed bill calls for research into the safety of feminine hygiene products

New York Representative Carolyn Maloney is calling for legislation that would prompt research into the safety of materials that are used in feminine hygiene products. Maloney has introduced the Robin Danielson Bill ten times without success. 90 more words

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