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October 17, 2018 3:50 PM Protesters in India defy court ruling by preventing females from entering temple

NEW DELHI—A temple in southern India that is one of the world’s largest Hindu pilgrimage centres opened its doors to females of menstruating age on Wednesday to comply with a Supreme Court ruling, but women weren’t able to enter as hundreds of protesters fought street battles with police to keep them out. As the gates of the Sabarimala temple were flung 6

October 16, 2018 6:04 PM Ethiopia’s new Cabinet made up of 50 per cent women

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s new Cabinet is now a record 50 per cent female, including the country’s first woman defence minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. “Our women ministers will disprove the old adage that women can’t lead,” Abiy said while presenting his choices 6

October 14, 2018 11:13 PM Canadian women lock up World Cup soccer berth in style

The Canadian women’s soccer team booked its spot in next summer’s Women’s World Cup with a 7-0 win over Panama in Sunday’s CONCACAF Women’s Championship semifinal in Frisco, Texas. A six-goal second half, after captain Christine Sinclair opened the scoring the in 44th minute, ensured Canada will qualify for the seventh time in France next summer. Sinclair 8

October 14, 2018 1:41 PM Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

However, Trump in the same interview said: “As of this moment, they deny it and they deny it vehemently. Could it be them? Yes.” Other stock exchanges in the Mideast saw far less volatility Sunday. U.S. markets have been rattled by rising interest rates, signs of a slowdown in the global economy and the U.S.-China trade dispute. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed 16

October 12, 2018 7:12 PM Washington Post: Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed

Anadolu Agency said the delegation would hold talks with Turkish officials over the weekend. It did not provide further details. On Thursday, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Turkey and Saudi Arabia would form a “joint working group” to look into Khashoggi’s disappearance. The 59-year-old journalist, who was considered close to the Saudi 12

October 11, 2018 12:10 PM Justin Trudeau praises Michaelle Jean at Francophonie summit

YEREVAN, ARMENIA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid tribute to Michaelle Jean in his speech at the opening of the summit of la Francophonie on Thursday in Armenia, just hours before the former governor general finds out whether she’ll be able to continue on as secretary general. Jean, who has been in the top job at the organization of French-speaking 11

October 8, 2018 10:28 PM Christine Sinclair up for Ballon d’Or

Last month, the technically gifted Modric won FIFA’s best player award, and is regarded as the front-runner for the Ballon d’Or. The France Football award merged with FIFA’s player of the year from 2010-15, but they split two years ago. In addition to guiding Croatia to the World Cup final, Modric also won the Champions League with Real Madrid 8

October 7, 2018 5:02 PM Britain’s Mo Farah claims 1st marathon win in Chicago

Mosinet Geremew of Ethiopia finished second, 13 seconds behind Farah. Japan’s Suguru Osako came in third at 2:05:50. American Galen Rupp, last year’s winner and Farah’s former training partner, was fifth at 2:06:21. Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei won the women’s race in 2:18:35, the third-fastest time in the history of the Chicago race. Kosgei finished second 10

October 7, 2018 1:53 AM Canadian legal minds call Brett Kavanaugh U.S. Supreme Court confirmation ‘hugely disappointing’

But while the Canadian legal system operates very differently than the American one, there can still be some impacts on discourses in Canadian law. Adam Goldenberg , a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, said that sometimes, US Supreme Court judges can have what he calls “persuasive authority” in Canadian law. “That means, while they aren’t binding on our courts 12

October 7, 2018 1:08 AM Mormons told they can spend less time at church on Sundays

SALT LAKE CITY — Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday — two hours instead of three — after a change announced Saturday aimed at making worship more manageable for members around the globe. The switch, which takes effect in January, is a significant one for Mormons, who since 1980 have been expected to attend all three hours each Sunday 11