3.3 million US women's first experience with sex was rape, study finds

More than 3.3 million American women ages 18 to 44 were raped the first time they had sexual intercourse, according to a new study, and "all demographic groups reported substantial roles of forced sexual initiation."

The former soldier who aims to build a $50bn firm

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Shachar Bialick, founder of fintech company Curve.

Trump defends judge amid new misconduct claims

US President Donald Trump has angrily defended Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who is facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.

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No-deal Brexit would be a 'catastrophe' for travelers, experts warn

Food shortages. Inadequate medical supplies. Civil unrest and road blockades. Lack of fuel. Delays at the border. That's the potential aftermath of a no-deal Brexit, as detailed by the UK government in an official document released September 11.

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At least 44 bodies discovered in Mexican well

Forensic scientists in Mexico have managed to identify 44 bodies buried in a well in the state of Jalisco.

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US baby born on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs 9lb 11oz

A US mother says her newborn daughter is a "little miracle" after she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9:11pm weighing 9lb 11oz.

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Attack knocks out half of Saudi oil capacity

Drone strikes on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities, among the world's largest and most important energy production centers, have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply.

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New storm to hit Bahamas two weeks after Hurricane Dorian

A new storm is threatening the Bahamas just two weeks after Hurricane Dorian tore through part of the islands.

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Brazil: Fire at Rio's Badim hospital kills 11

A fire in a Brazilian hospital has killed at least 11 people.

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‘Keep your De Klerk, we will keep our Mugabe’ - Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema gave a defiant tribute to former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who he called a “patriot”, at a memorial service held by the party on Thursday.

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Democratic frontrunners spar over healthcare

Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden and close rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have clashed over healthcare at the party's third debate.

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Arrests in 10 countries over money-transfer scams

Police in 10 countries have arrested 281 people they suspect of carrying out large-scale money-transfer scams.

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