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UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military

A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Tourist hotspot Barcelona sees a spike in muggings

Police officials in Spain say that robberies employing violence or intimidation have spiked sharply in Barcelona, one of Europe's most attractive summer vacation destinations

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New school transgender rules fire debate in Portugal

New rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children will be able to choose which bathroom they use

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at sheriff's station

A shooter remains at large after wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in a station parking lot in the Mojave Desert city of Lancaster

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US stocks mostly rise as investors seek more clues on Fed

Stocks were mostly higher on Wall Street in early trading, extending the market's gains from the day before

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

2 hippos to return to Colorado after Missouri 'vacation'

Two hippo sisters are getting ready to return to their newly remodeled home in Colorado after spending nearly two years at a Missouri zoo

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Last of its kind rocket puts GPS satellite in orbit

A rocket that's the last of its kind has delivered the newest, most powerful GPS satellite to orbit

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Second bear sighted at University of Colorado Boulder

Another bear was spotted at the University of Colorado Boulder days after wildlife officials captured a bear on the campus

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Syrian government opens corridor for civilians in rebel area

Syria says it's opened 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to leave besieged rebel-held area in Hama province

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Body of missing wealthy Polish film producer is found

Polish minister says rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing over the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Deaths as lightning strikes in Poland's Tatra Mountains

Poland's mountain rescuers say some people have been killed and others injured when a sudden thunderstorm passed over the Tatra Mountains

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

No Rohingya turn up for planned repatriation to Myanmar

Officials say no Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh have turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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