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Thailand's Leading Modeling Agency Announces Transgender Board

By EDGE | Jan 24
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.

US, Cuba Address Obstacles to Resuming Diplomatic Ties

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 22
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.

Irish Grandma Busted for Possessing Cocaine at Bingo Hall

Jan 22
A 50-year-old grandmother pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of possessing cocaine for sale or supply after Irish police caught her with the narcotic outside a Cork bingo hall.

CNN's Cooper Says He was Mistaken on Muslim Zones

By David Bauder | Jan 22
CNN has joined Fox News Channel in saying that it was mistaken to report in the wake of an attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that there were neighborhoods in Europe considered "no go" zones for non-Muslims.

Havana Talks Start With Promises by Obama, Cuban Caution

By Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein | Jan 21
The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in decades begins two days of negotiations with grand promises by President Barack Obama about change on the island and a somber warning from Cuba to abandon hopes of reforming the communist government.

Nazi-Code Breaker Alan Turing's Notebook Goes to Auction

Jan 21
A handwritten notebook by Alan Turing is going on the auction block. The Nazi code-breaking genius is depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominated "The Imitation Game."

Macedonia Lawmakers Vote to Ban Gay Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
Lawmakers in Macedonia voted to define marriage in the southeast European country as a union between one man and one woman Tuesday.

Israeli Man Arrested for Leaking Madonna's Album

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
Police in Israel arrested a 39-year-old man Wednesday on suspicion of hacking into Madonna's computer and leaking her demos and tracks of her new album "Rebel Heart" months before its scheduled release date.

Islamic State Group Threatens to Kill 2 Japanese Hostages

By Jon Gambrell and Mari Yamaguchi | Jan 20
The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East.

'Imitation Game' Site Bletchley Park Recreates WWII Britain

By Danica Kirka | Jan 20
As a tourist site, Bletchley Park has been something of a well-kept secret. That's because it was a government secret as well.

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