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Female Genital Mutilation Procedure 'hurted a lot,' Child Says

A 7-year-old girl who underwent a painful genital mutilation procedure told federal investigators that after a doctor completed the process, she was rewarded with a piece of cake for "doing good."

5 Things for Monday, April 24: France, North Korea, Trump, Afghanistan

Astronaunt Peggy Whitson just set a record for most days in space. This morning she talks to the President. Here's what else you need to know today to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Britain's Young Royals Open Up About Mental Health

It is rare for the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, to speak candidly on film. But in a video released Friday, Kate talks openly with her husband and Prince Harry about mental health and the importance of discussing ...

Vice President Mike Pence Gives Stern Warning to North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on the US commitment to Asia Pacific with a stern warning for North Korea, which he called the "most dangerous and urgent threat" to the region.

'Blue murder' to 'Crush the saboteurs': UK Papers React to Snap Election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May shocked the nation Tuesday by announcing she will ask for a snap election on June 8.

36 ISIS Fighters Killed by US 'mother of all bombs': Afghan Official

In its second major display of military might in one week, the US dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in a remote part of Afghanistan.

India to Ban Discrimination Against People with HIV/AIDS

India has passed a landmark bill which aims to ensure equal rights for those living with HIV/AIDS.

China Calls for Calm as US Dispatches Naval Might to Korean Waters

China called for a "peaceful" resolution to tensions on the Korean Peninsula Wednesday, as a United States aircraft carrier strike group churned towards the contested region.

Russia's Lavrov Warns US Over Syria in Heated Start to Talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov began a meeting with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson in Moscow with a warning -- do not strike the Syrian regime again.

Coca-Cola UK Headquarters Blocked by 2.5-ton Sculpture Protest

Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to Coca-Cola's UK headquarters in London with a 2.5-ton sculpture featuring a seagull regurgitating plastic, and called for the company to do more to help prevent plastic pollution.

Egypt Cabinet OKs State of Emergency after Palm Sunday Church Bombings

A day after brazen ISIS attacks killed dozens at two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday, Egypt's Cabinet announced a three-month state of emergency, a measure designed to help authorities root out the terror network.

Sweden Terror Suspect 'confesses' to Stockholm Attack

The man suspected of the Stockholm truck attack has admitted to carrying out a "terrorist crime", his lawyer said.

US Allies Fail to Agree Sanctions On Russia and Syria

Leading US allies have failed to reach agreement on new sanctions on Syria and Russia in the wake of a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people.

North Korea Issues Warning as US Strike Group Heads to Korean Peninsula

North Korea has issued a forceful response to the deployment of a US naval strike group to the region, saying it would counter "reckless acts of aggression" with "whatever methods the US wants to take."

How Syria is Shuffling Trump-era Politics

The missile strike launched by President Donald Trump on an Assad regime airfield last week did little to change the deadly status quo in Syria, where government aircraft were again bombarding rebel-held Idlib province a day later.

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