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Backlash over Brexit Battle of the Legs Headline

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper faced a backlash Tuesday for comparing the legs on show when British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon held talks.

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Offend It Like Beckham: England Star Upsets Hong Kong

David Beckham has scored an own goal on Facebook after upsetting Hong Kongers by lumping their city in with China -- then annoyed mainlanders when he tried to fix his mess.

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Legal Spat in US over Parents Wanting to Name Child "Allah"

A civil rights group is suing the US state of Georgia because it will not let a couple give their toddler daughter "Allah" as her last name.

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United Air Bars Girls with Leggings, Ignites Twitter Storm

United Airlines found itself at the center of a social media storm after it barred two girls from boarding a flight in Denver on Sunday because they were wearing leggings.

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Between the Lines: Historians Put Stalin-Era Diaries Online

Tatiana Panova holds a photograph of her great-grandfather as a solemn-faced student in 1923 in the Soviet Union, around 16 years before he died in a prison camp during the Stalin purges.

While Alexander Yakovlev's death was over half a century before her birth, Panova, 25, has gained a tiny window into his thoughts and life thanks to an aged diary that her family preserved.

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Egypt's Last Jews Aim to Keep Alive Heritage

Once a flourishing community, only a handful of Egyptian Jews, mostly elderly women, remain in the Arab world's most populous country, aiming at least to preserve their heritage.

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Popular with Trump, Will Jackson Stay on the $20 Bill?

President Donald Trump's enthusiasm for his 19th century predecessor Andrew Jackson is stoking fears he may cancel plans to replace that controversial president on the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

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More Algerian Women Work, but Husbands Control Wages

More and more Algerian women are challenging traditional norms by getting jobs, but many see their salaries confiscated by their husbands despite a law against the practice.

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Pope Heads to Milan Hinterland to Rally Poor

Pope Francis visits Milan Saturday where he will meet families on a housing estate, nap in a prison and hold a mass for hundreds of thousands of believers in nearby Monza.

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Yemen Children Dream of School as War Keeps Them Out

Roua Ahmed's classes ended abruptly when her school in Yemen was bombed, but she still clings to her dream of getting an education.

She is one of hundreds of thousands of young Yemenis forced out of school since fighting escalated with a Saudi-led intervention against Shiite Huthi rebels two years ago.

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