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Genital cutting victims get backlash for condemning taboo ritual

In the wake of the federal government’s historic female genital mutilation investigation in metro Detroit involving the Dawoodi Bohra, a small Indian Muslim sect, advocates seeking to end genital cutting say they are getting backlash like never before from fellow members of their sect for speaking out against the practice. 59 more words

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Ohio Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Messages - Bloomberg

The websites of Ohio Governor John Kasich and other state government agencies were hacked on Sunday with a posting professing love for the jihadist group Islamic State. 60 more words

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US high court looks to travel ban ruling and a possible retirement

Washington (AFP) – The White House declined to comment Sunday on speculation that a pivotal US Supreme Court justice might announce his retirement on Monday, the last day of the high court’s current session. 46 more words

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Russian submarine activity monitored in Arctic

A TINY stretch of Arctic water has become a hotbed of military activity amid fears it could become the next flashpoint in a global conflict between the US and Russia. 121 more words

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Many of Henrico Jail's skyrocketing female population battling opioid addiction 

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — An innovative program aims to help the surging number of women incarcerated at the Henrico Jail battling opioid addiction.

Jessica Schulze used to call her mother from her dorm room at a military college where she studied international studies, French and Arabic, but that life chapter closed nearly a decade ago for her. 591 more words

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Of Mirrors, Voyeurs, and Things that go Hump in the Night

So far as I remember, I’ve never written anything exactly like this special report before. Time for me to break my silence on something that has been haunting me since November 2015. 3,078 more words

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Stolen American malware used to take over traffic cameras in Australia - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Now, the software has been used to take control of 55 speed and red light cameras in Victoria, the most densely populated state in Australia. The Czech security company Avast says the hackers didn’t use the Internet to launch the attack. 48 more words

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