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Female state lawmakers slam NRA for being sexist, extremist

Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News “There were certainly comments about the liberty tree needing to be watered with more bloodshed,” Jo Anne Simon said. ALBANY — A group of female state lawmakers slammed the NRA and other gun-rights groups Wednesday for being sexist as well as extremist. The women, including two Brooklyn lawmakers who were targeted by the NRA ...

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ISIS executes female citizen journalist, used her Facebook

Twitter Ruqia Hassan, 30, was killed by ISIS after being captured sometime between July and December. The terrorist group only told her family this week, and said she was executed for espionage. ISIS executed a female Syrian journalist, then used her Facebook account to hunt down enemies for months, activists confirmed. Ruqia Hassan was a prominent citizen journalist reporting from ...

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Chris Gayle fined for suggestive comments to female reporter

[embedded content] SYDNEY — Chris Gayle was fined but avoided suspension for making inappropriate comments to a female reporter in a live TV interview during a Big Bash League Twenty20 match in Australia. After scoring 41 from 15 deliveries for the Melbourne Renegades in a win over the Hobart Hurricanes on Monday night, the former West Indies captain suggested to ...

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Female Kurdish suicide bomber attacks Islamic State in Syria

Ed AdamczykKOBANI, Syria, Oct. 6 (UPI) — A female Kurdish fighter killed an unknown number of people in a suicide attack on an Islamic State position in the border town of Kobani, Syria. Top News – UPI.com

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Pakistani program would raise female literacy by cellphone

Aftab ChannaKARACHI, Pakistan, March 29 (UPI Next) — The provincial government in Pakistan’s Sindh province is planning a literacy program to reach women and girls in remote areas via cell phones. Special Reports – UPI.com

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