Teen Banished to Shed for Menstruating Dies

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A 15-year-old girl has died in Nepal after she was banished to a shed because she was menstruating, under an ancient Hindu practice that has been banned for over a decade, police said Monday.

A “chhaupadi house” in Nepal — the banishing of menstruating women was banned in 2005 (AFP Photo/PRAKASH MATHEMA)

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ISIS Posts $1 Million Reward to Kill This Girl

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Isis has reportedly offered a $1 million reward for the killing of a Kurdish-Danish woman who dropped out of university in 2014 to fight the extremist group in Syria and Iraq.

Kurdish-Danish Joanna Palani dropped out of university and travelled to Syria in 2014 at the age of 21 to ‘fight for women’s rights

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What Happens if you Feed Silkworms “Graphene”

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The carbon-enhanced silk conducts electricity, is twice as tough as regular silk, and can withstand at least 50 percent higher stress before breaking. This smart textile could have applications in medicine, athletics, wearable electronics…the possibilities are endless.

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Worm Superfood

Silk is a naturally sourced fiber popular in textile applications not just for

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U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Navy Seize 26 Tons of Cocaine

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More than 26 tons of cocaine worth at least $715 million was brought ashore Thursday in Florida following multiple recent seizures by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy in the eastern Pacific.

Pallets containing more than 26 tons of cocaine worth at least $715 million sit on the flight deck of

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Unreal Levels of Poverty Continue in Venezuela

Venezuelan parents are giving up their children to survive as the South American country’s suffers with a catastrophic economic crisis.

Three local councils and four national welfare groups say there is an increase in parents handing kids over to the state, charities, friends and family.

A baby boy was recently found abandoned inside a bag

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Remember that Veterinarian Lion Killer…Karma Got Him

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A vet who became notorious online after posting a series of photos online of his trophy kills, including a lion, has died after he slipped on ice and plunged 100ft to his death on a hunt.

Luciano Ponzetto, He was known for posting controversial images of his kills to Instagram (Picture: Instagram)

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Russia Has the Closest Version of a Real Life “Hunger Games”

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A Russian TV network has launched a real-life version of The Hunger Games.

Scene from the movie “Hunger Games”

Contestants will have to survive on their own for nine months in Siberia.

Producers say that anything goes, including rape and murder, although they warn people taking part that they’re still subject to the rule

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7yr Old Girl Blows Self up Inside Damascus Police Station

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Damascus: A seven-year-old girl wearing an explosives-laden belt blew herself up inside a police station in Damascus on Friday, Syrian state media reported.

The Midan police station in Damascus where the seven-year-old girl allegedly blew herself up.

The explosion in the bustling Midan neighborhood in south-east Damascus wounded three police officers, said the Al-Watan

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Aging is Reversible: Changes to gene activity that occur with age can be turned back, a new study shows

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New research suggests it is possible to slow or even reverse aging, at least in mice, by undoing changes in gene activity—the same kinds of changes that are caused by decades of life in humans.

By tweaking genes that turn adult cells back into embryoniclike ones, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological

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Woman Goes on Tirade in Michael’s Near Chicago, Believes She was Discriminated Against

A shopper erupted in fury and claimed anti-white discrimination after she was asked to purchase a $1 reusable bag at a Chicago-area arts and crafts store. Another customer began recording when she overheard the woman insulting the store’s black employees and shouting about Donald Trump. “I voted for Trump — so there,” the woman

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