I'm a feminist, and I converted to Islam
I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.

Spain's health minister resigns in kickback scandal
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato, whose former husband is linked to a wide-ranging corruption scandal involving Spain's ruling People's Party, said on Wednesday she had presented her resignation from the post.

Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm
Airlines have canceled over 200 flights and delayed more than 200 others. Most of the major airports in the Northeast are affected by a winter storm. Vicente Arenas reports from New York's LaGuardia Airport.

Brown's mother: "How could your conscience be clear?"
In emotional interview, Michael Brown's parents react to the grand jury decision, ongoing protests and Officer Wilson's statements

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Forget free soap, this resort throws in a James Bond-style mini-submarine.

India seeks to reinvigorate regional ties at South Asia summit

Indian PM Narendra Modi (L) looks on during a ceremony to donate a helicopter to the Nepalese government alongside his Nepalese counter part Sushil Koirala (R) in Kathmandu, November 25, 2014South Asian leaders met in Kathmandu Wednesday with regional superpower India seeking to boost trade and reinvigorate ties in the face of growing Chinese influence in its backyard, hampered by its bitter rivalry with Pakistan. The leaders of the eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries are meeting for the first time since the election of a new government in New Delhi that is taking a more assertive stance on both China and Pakistan. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold his first talks with Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani on the summit's sidelines on Wednesday, as New Delhi seeks to develop its involvement in a country that Pakistan considers part of its sphere of influence.

Former Rwandan rebels transferred to Congo transit camp
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo began to transfer former Rwandan rebels on Wednesday from disarmament camps in the east to a northern transit camp, the U.N. mission said, in an apparent first step to their relocation in a third country.














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