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Gina Cherelus

Three infants, two adults stabbed at New York City daycare center

22 Sep 2018

NEW YORK A female worker stabbed three babies, two of whom are less than a month old, at a home-based daycare center in New York City on Friday before slashing her own wrists and being taken into custody, police said. | Video

Maryland woman kills three people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

21 Sep 2018

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire on Thursday on co-workers at a Maryland distribution centre for the Rite Aid drugstore chain, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life, the Harford County sheriff said. | Video

Creator of 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid U.S. sex assault accusation

21 Sep 2018

A Texas man at the center of a legal battle over his plan to make instructions available for 3-D printed plastic guns flew to Taiwan after learning police in Austin were investigating an accusation he had sex with an underage girl, police said on Wednesday. | Video

Female empowerment, 100 years ago, at heart of 'Colette'

20 Sep 2018

Beneath the corsets and petticoats lies a turn-of-the-20th- century real life tale of feminism and gender politics that is just as relevant today, the film makers say.

U.S. judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots despite concerns

18 Sep 2018

A federal judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots for the November election, citing the potential for last-minute confusion, but expressed concern that the state's electronic machines could be vulnerable to hacking.

Wider Image: Model with Down's syndrome makes strides worldwide

18 Sep 2018

NEW YORK Rosanne Stuart recalls attending an annual fashion parade with her daughter, Madeline, in their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, in 2015. In the midst of the high-energy glamour on the runway, Madeline, who has limited speech, turned to her mother and firmly announced that she would like to be a model.

Robert Redford bids farewell to acting with throwback crime caper

11 Sep 2018

TORONTO Robert Redford bowed out on Monday from a 50-year acting career, calling what he has said will be his final movie "a wonderful film to go out on." | Video

Female-led 'Widows' reinvents the heist film

10 Sep 2018

TORONTO "Widows" is billed as a heist movie, but its showcase of female strength and initiative seems to speak directly to the reinvigorated movement for female empowerment. | Video

'The Hate U Give' aims to inspire dialogue on racism in U.S.

09 Sep 2018

TORONTO New movie "The Hate U Give" has won attention for its unflinching spotlight on the police shootings of black men that have roiled the United States in recent years, but its filmmakers say the aim is much wider.

'Hotel Mumbai' dubbed an 'anthem of resistance'

09 Sep 2018

TORONTO "Hotel Mumbai," about the 2008 attack on a hotel in the Indian city, received a standing ovation at its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, and the cast and filmmakers said they believe that's because of the human portrayal not only of the victims but also the perpetrators.`

World News

Maldives extends voting in tense presidential election

The Maldives extended voting in the presidential election, in which Abdulla Yameen is expected to cement his grip on power, amid criticism over the fairness of the poll in the islands, best known as a luxury holiday destination.