In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Cyprus parliament approves bailout Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Exposed: Romanian girls as young as 14 sold as sex slaves in Britain for only £500 as pimps make millions from EU scrapping UK border restrictions Young girls across Romania are being sold as sex slaves in Britain for as little as £500 each. The girls, some no older than 14, are forced to sleep with as many as 20 men a day ... by authorities as having been trafficked to Britain for sex, while ... 02/24/2014 - 12:33 am | View Link
An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice of having sex with young boys Whereas rural Pashtun culture remains largely misogynistic and male-dominated due to deeply-ingrained Islamic values, teenage boys have become the objects of lustful attraction and romance for some of the most powerful men in the Afghan countryside. 10/28/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A selection of recent media reports The lastest media reports from Migration Watch UK. MigrationwatchUK is an independent and non-political body established in October 2001. 08/30/2014 - 12:58 am | View Website
Human trafficking Human trafficking is the trade in humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others ... 08/29/2014 - 11:25 pm | View Website
Sexual slavery 1 Definitions; 2 Sex trafficking; 3 Commercial sexual exploitation of children. 3.1 Child prostitution; 3.2 Child pornography; 3.3 Child sex tourism; 4 Forced ... 08/29/2014 - 4:01 pm | View Website
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CNN Video Rep. Clay to Brown family: You do not stand alone. Sharpton: It's time to deal with policing. Brown's message: World will know my name 08/29/2014 - 11:50 am | View Website
Three-year-old Clara Centola seems unconcerned by the adults around her as she works at a mini-kitchen, deciding which cloth-toy fruits and vegetables to serve her imaginary guests. There are no plastic fast-food replicas to choose from at her Oklahoma City preschool, where the real food is vegan and gluten-free.
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Second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the Boston Red Sox lineup for the third consecutive game because of concussion-like symptoms.
Versatile rookie Brock Holt was set to play second again Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game set against the New York Yankees.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be honored by Bryn Mawr College for her trailblazing legal career.
The women's liberal arts school near Philadelphia announced Tuesday that Sotomayor will receive the 2015 Katharine Hepburn Medal, given to women who embody "the intelligence, drive and independence" of the Oscar-winning actress. Hepburn was a 1928 graduate of Bryn Mawr.
School officials say Sotomayor shows "an unflinching commitment to justice and a fundamental dedication to real equality in our diverse society."
Sotomayor is the first Hispanic on the nation's highest court.
Asked if he can see Seattle's offense changing this season with Percy Harvin being healthy along with the desire to get running backs Robert Turbin and Christine Michael a bit more involved, Lynch said, "I guess we'll find out."
Lynch has 1,066 carries for 4,624 yards and 41 touchdowns in the regular season since joining the Seahawks.
Lynch has put on various fundraisers and regularly hosted football camps for inner-city children.
"Because even if I wasn't in the position I'm in now, I would have tried to get into something like what I'm doing with my foundation," Lynch said.
The Forum, which hosts the annual gathering of global business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos every winter, ranks a country's competitiveness according to factors such as its ability to innovate and the quality of its infrastructure.
"The strained global geopolitical situation, the rise of income inequality, and the potential tightening of the financial conditions could put the still tentative recovery at risk and call for structural reforms to ensure more sustainable and inclusive growth," he said.
The Forum said Switzerland's standing is based on its innovation, sophistication of its business sector, top-notch education and scientific research institutions, and labor market efficiency.