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October 29, 2018

Trump congratulates Brazil’s new far-right president

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump called Brazil's new conservative president to congratulate the controversial leader who has praised the country's former military dictatorship and made disparaging remarks about women, Afro-Brazilians, and the LGBT community. Jair Bolsonaro, who won election on Sunday in a run-off vote, ran on a campaign similar to Trump's, tapping into the country's deep dissatisfaction with economic stagnation, years of corruption, and rising..
October 29, 2018

Meghan Markle’s royal tour style: Duchess wears ‘ethically made’ blazer dress by New Zealand designer

Dominic Lipinski - Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- All eyes are on Meghan Markle as she and her husband, Prince Harry, undertake a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. The couple will attend more than 70 engagements over the course of their four-nation tour. For Meghan, who is expecting the couple's first child, that means possibly the same number of outfit changes. The duchess, whose every fashion move is closely watched, was joined for part of the Down Under tour by Jessi..
October 29, 2018

Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes with 189 aboard

iStock/Thinkstock(JAKARTA, Indonesia) -- An Indonesian passenger jet carrying 189 people crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff on Monday, authorities said. Search and rescue officials said they lost contact with Lion Air flight JT610 minutes after it left Jakarta, the country's capital. The 189 on board included three children and the crew, officials said. No survivors have been found. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesperson National Board for Disaster Management, said the plane crashe..
October 27, 2018

For highly skilled refugees, an opportunity to translate language skills into work

Sona Circle(LONDON) -- Ahmed fled Syria knowing he might never return. He understood he would have to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, to the life he had worked so hard to build. But he never thought taking refuge in another land would mean never practicing dentistry again, giving up on almost 10 years of sacrifices and hard work for a career he profoundly loved. Since immigrating to the U.K. in 2015, he has not been able to practice dentistry again. "No one tells you that they won’t hir..