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HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Two Gay Arab Men in Israel

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Two Gay Arab Men in Israel

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 4
Two gay Arab men were attacked at Jaffa port on Saturday. One suspect, a 16-year old Israeli, has been arrested.

Huge Explosion Rocks Beirut with Widespread Damage, Injuries

Huge Explosion Rocks Beirut with Widespread Damage, Injuries

By Bassem Mroue | Aug 4
A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

3 Men Rescued From Pacific Island After Writing SOS in Sand

3 Men Rescued From Pacific Island After Writing SOS in Sand

By Nick Perry | Aug 4
The men had been missing in the Micronesia archipelago for nearly three days when their distress signal was spotted Sunday on uninhabited Pikelot Island by searchers on Australian and U.S. aircraft.

Microsoft Confirms Talks Seeking to Buy US Arm of TikTok

Microsoft Confirms Talks Seeking to Buy US Arm of TikTok

By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 3
Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app TikTok and has discussed with President Donald Trump his concerns about security and censorship surrounding such an acquisition.

Scientists Study Coronavirus Outbreaks Among Minks in Europe

Scientists Study Coronavirus Outbreaks Among Minks in Europe

By Aritz Parra and Mike Corder | Aug 2
Coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms in Spain and the Netherlands have scientists digging into how the animals got infected and if they can spread it to people.

Thousands Protest in Berlin Against Coronavirus Restrictions

Thousands Protest in Berlin Against Coronavirus Restrictions

By Geir Moulson | Aug 2
Thousands protested Germany's coronavirus restrictions Saturday in a Berlin demonstration marking what organizers called "the end of the pandemic."

Microsoft in Advanced Talks to Buy TikTok's US Business

Microsoft in Advanced Talks to Buy TikTok's US Business

By Tali Arbel and Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 2
Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns.

Sleepy Lions, Empty Bars, Lost Jobs: a World Without Tourism

Sleepy Lions, Empty Bars, Lost Jobs: a World Without Tourism

By John Leicester, Rod Mcguirk and Arno Pedram | Aug 1
For growing numbers of businesses and individuals who depend on the global tourism industry, the question is not so much when the coronavirus pandemic will end but how and if they'll survive until business picks up.

EU Keeps LGBT-Hostile Polish Towns Out of Local Fund Program

EU Keeps LGBT-Hostile Polish Towns Out of Local Fund Program

Jul 30
Six Polish towns that declared themselves as "LGBT Free" zones or banned campaigning for the rights of same-sex couples had their requests for European Union community funding rejected, an EU spokesman said Wednesday.

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