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UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

By Jill Lawless | Sep 21
British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the value of the pound plunging.

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

Sep 20
GeoSure officially launched the first-ever neighborhood-level LGBTQ Safety ratings category on its smartphone app.

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

Sep 20
The study will support research to develop strategies to identify youth at risk of HIV infection and those living with HIV and to enroll them into medical care programs.

No Help for Russian Gays from the Authorities

No Help for Russian Gays from the Authorities

Sep 20
Russian police in the Sverdlovsk region reportedly have this response to gays being harassed and threatened online: So what?

Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sep 20
Ugandan security forces took pop star and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine into custody when he arrived from the United States on Thursday, angering his supporters while authorities barred public gatherings they said threaten public order.

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

Sep 19
A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton.

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 19
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to make France's health care system, considered one of the best in the world, more efficient and sustainable for the next 50 years.

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

By Frank Jordans | Sep 18
German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible," but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Sep 17
An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Romania Top Court Approves Referendum on Marriage Definition

Romania Top Court Approves Referendum on Marriage Definition

Sep 17
Romania's top court has given a green light to a referendum that could change the constitution to explicitly state that marriage is a union between a man and a woman.

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