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Only two whaling companies remain in Iceland. It's a small industry that conservationists say is inhumane, has minimal economic benefits, and defies the international ban on killing whales.
The US ambassador to the Vatican met Friday with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, saying she hopes a historic summit at the Vatican this week will lead to a "renewed commitment" in the Catholic Church to end the scourge of clergy sexual abuse.
Venezuelan soldiers shot and killed a woman Friday in a standoff with a local indigenous community over international aid entering the country from Brazil, according to a local mayor.
Nigerians are expected to cast their ballots on Saturday, seven days after the country's presidential and parliamentary election were abruptly postponed just hours before polling stations opened.
China's Huawei is growing its presence in Canada, despite intense pressure on the company from the United States and geopolitical tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.
Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats.
Most jobs don't require attending meetings at 1 a.m., giving presentations at 2 a.m or dialing into conference calls at 3 a.m.
Any doubts as to whether Alex Honnold was the greatest rock climber of all time were doused when the American did something that no one thought was humanly possible.
When Kylian Mbappe scored France's final goal last July's 4-2 victory over Croatia, he became only the second teenager in history to score in a World Cup final.
The line-ups for the 2019 Global Champions League (GCL) have been announced -- with a number of high-profile stars making a switch to different teams.
English Premier League club Manchester City has said a fan is in a "critical condition" in hospital after an alleged assault in Germany following the team's Champions League match against Schalke Wednesday.
She retired as the greatest female ski racer of all time, but Lindsey Vonn believes fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin is "in a league of her own" and will shatter all records as long as she stays healthy.
Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been named in Teen Vogue's "21 Under 21," among much else.
You didn't have to know anything about fashion to know about Karl Lagerfeld, the most instantly recognizable dandy of our time.
Many of us experience multiple queues on an average day. If they move quickly, they're soon forgotten. But a slow line can seem to last forever and can put a drag on an entire day.
I don't remember much about my earliest years, but certain vivid memories linger: the scorching yet still comforting heat of the African sun, the rich brown color of Kenyan land, adults from backgrounds different than mine helping others with daily needs, and most of all, the carefree laughter and pitter-pattering footsteps from children like myself, never ceasing as we danced in our own little universes.
Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.
A whopping great beast of an aircraft, the double-decker Airbus A380 -- the biggest passenger airplane the world has ever known -- is an incredible sight whether on land or in the air.
Just when you thought superyacht designs couldn't get any more extravagant, along comes one to blow the others clean out of the water.