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Women's brains appear 'years younger' than men's: study

Washington - Women tend to outlive men and stay mentally sharp longer, and a new study out Monday could explain why: female brains appear on average about three years younger.

Queen and cricket: Brexit-wary Europeans become British

London - Songs by The Beatles play out as Britain's newest citizens prepare to take their oath to queen and country -- some of a growing number of EU nationals hoping to secure their futures after Brexit.

Italy's country doctor making house calls on horseback

Verduno - Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder. A man on horseback gallops into view.

Japan's 'Insta-gran' finds fame with wacky selfies

Kumamoto - A madcap Japanese great-grandmother armed with a camera and an appetite for mischief has shot to fame for taking side-splitting selfies -- many of which appear to put her in harm's way.

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication

Toukyo - The Japanese government on Friday approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor's abdication

Toukyo - The Japanese government on Friday approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.

Review: New citizenship exhibition at London's Tate Modern Special

London - Citizenship is a difficult concept to pin down. Is it self-defined, shaped by the environment, or imposed by others? These are some of the key questions grappled with by artists over the years.

Finland plans to give citizens in the country $870 per month

Finland is drawing up plans to introduce a basic income for its citizens. The final proposal will be presented in late 2016, and if everything goes as planned, the government will give €800 ($870) to everyone.

Greeks 'humiliated' by bailout, cry 'hands off the Acropolis'

Atenas - Greeks were rattled Monday by news the nation's jewels might be snatched as collateral as part of a bailout deal slammed as 'humiliating'.

Greeks see 'humiliation' in harsh terms of eurozone bailout

Atenas - Greeks were bracing Monday for the effects of the tough terms of an agreement that secured the country's third bailout in five years, with many rejecting them while others said they were necessary to stay in the euro.

EU court rules that data collection rules violate privacy rights

On Tuesday, a data communications collection requirement was struck down in the European Union and declared invalid, on the grounds that it infringed on basic privacy rights.

African states pull citizens from C.A.R. amid growing violence

The continuing violence in the Central African Republic has caused many neighboring states to repatriate their citizens in recent weeks. What started as a trickle is now becoming a mass exodus, as deteriorating humanitarian conditions worsen.

Switzerland to vote on $2,756 basic monthly income for citizens

A Switzerland grassroots committee is requesting all Swiss citizens to vote on a basic $2,756 unconditional monthly income for each adult citizen. The purpose is to provide the people a financial safety net.

Citizen science plays a key role in research

A growing citizen science movement has become increasingly successful. A recent U.K. report has heralded the success of science activists.

Alleged US Army document: Re-education camps aimed at activists?

A U.S. military document has been uncovered which seems to detail a U.S. Army plan for detaining "political activists" at re-education camps. These camps would be staffed by military-hired "PSYOP" officers in both the U.S.A. and overseas.

100,000+ attend Bersih 3.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur Special

Kuala Lumpur - Hundreds of thousands of people thronged the city of Kuala Lumpur in ‘Bersih’ colour of yellow to demonstrate and call for free & fair elections in the country as the 13th General Election looms.

Visiting London for the Olympics? Just don't get married

London - Officials, coaches and athletes visiting London for the summer Olympics have been warned. Don't try to get married while you are in the UK.

Toronto citizens stop female armed robber Special

Toronto - Toronto Police are thanking brave citizens who stopped an armed robber from escaping Thursday morning from the scene in the Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue West area.

Toronto EMS Citizen Awards given out Special

Toronto - Last night citizens of Toronto were honoured by Toronto's EMS for going over and beyond during a ceremony at EMS Headquarters.

Dallas county court commissioner tells citizens to ‘go to hell’

Dallas - An angry exchange between a Dallas County Court Commissioner and a citizen speaker during a meeting generated a series of verbal exchanges ending with the “go to hell” request.

Citizens receive Quebec's merit of honor

Quebec - Two Townshippers, one a young paper boy, were honored Monday for bravery and acts of heroism. Honors were conferred at the 25th Hommage ceremony for civic altruism held November 22, 2010 in Parliament.

Op-Ed: Citizens and breaking news changing mainstream journalism

When it comes to breaking news sometimes the first reports out are from the citizens on the ground. In the new age of citizen journalism those first reports can give readers key insight to a situation, they can also allow opinions to be spread like fact.

Tax investigation will target 150 US citizens

Court documents issued in the United States say over 150 customers of the UBS bank based in Switzerland are to be investigated for attempting to avoid paying tax.

Op-Ed: Will DC Residents Ever Gain Voting Rights?

Being a resident of Washington, can easily be compared to being a sharecropper, forced to pay tribute to the landowner but having no rights in return. In this, a cruel joke is played daily on Americans living in our nation’s capital.

Russian Withdrawl Halted and Georgian Citizens Being 'Rounded up'

The Russian withdrawal and the Georgian cease fire has been threatened by continued Russian incursion on Georgian territory. Russian soldiers are rounding up Georgian citizens.

OP-Ed: The Black-Robed Leftinistra

The recent "opinion" of the Supreme Court should be disregarded seeing that the judges are not the Law of the Land compared to the Constitution. The US Constitution explicitly determines that US Citizens are afforded constitutional rights.

Joe Lieberman Starts Citizens for McCain Group

Joe Lieberman has officially stood up to represent a new "grassroots" movement called Citizens for McCain. The Group is to show support for McCain no matter what political affiliation.

159 Troops Become Naturalized U.S. Citizens in Iraq

An emotional ceremony that ushered in 159 more American citizens did not take place on United States soil, but in a former palace of Saddam Hussein.

Please Move to the Back

Congratulations! You have chosen the better way. In fact, you have definitively contributed towards saving our environment. Maybe even reduced carbon emissions by a whole 15%. You have picked the Toronto's Public Transit (TTC) over your car.

Citizen Power Should Change How Cities Operate

You’ve heard of wikis, mass collaboration and open source. Now major cities want to bring those concepts to the streets in a trend destined to revolutionize urbanites and the politicians who govern them.
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