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It's not the 'Year of the Woman.' It's the 'Year of the Women'

(CNN) Since the early primaries began for the 2018 midterm elections, it's been a year of firsts and to many, a year of the woman. In the midst of this election, the first significant national vote since the election of Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh's nomination and confirmation battle only amped up the existing pressure on questions of gender, power, women's health and women in elected office. CNN Opinion asked thinkers to weigh in on 2018 as a Year of the Woman. The views expressed here are s
By George Mason
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Conor McGregor Is Changing for the Worse

Remember back when Conor McGregor's acerbic tongue and quick wit were the life of the MMA party? Those were the days, weren't they? Back before all the cars and the yacht and the whiskey and the trouble with the law; back when McGregor was still a hungry young man who had no Euros in the bank but had a noggin full of world-changing, history-making dreams.
By Jeremy Botter
CNN

Australian senator sues opposing lawmaker over sexual slur

(CNN) A sexist remark hurled across Australia's Senate chamber by a male politician at a female lawmaker has now made its way into the courts, after Senator Sarah Hanson-Young filed a defamation suit against David Leyonhjelm, the man who has refused to apologize for insulting her. "The defamatory statements Senator Leyonhjelm made and continues to make are an attack on my character," Hanson-Young said in a statement after filing the suit on Thursday. "I'm calling this out because it is wrong. N
By Bani Sapra
CNN

More than 100,000 forced to flee homes in Myanmar floods

Ten people have been killed and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains flooded villages in central and southern Myanmar, according to government officials. As of Tuesday, more than 119,000 people across five provinces had been displaced by rising waters, with Magway Region in central Myanmar particularly hard hit, with more than 70,000 affected, said Min Thein, director of Myanmar's Department of Disaster Management.
By Bani Sapra
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Japanese politician under fire for calling LGBT community 'unproductive'

Lower House member Mio Sugita called gay couples "unproductive" and wondered whether it was "appropriate to spend taxpayer money on them" in a magazine article published last Wednesday. Sugita, who belongs to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), is no stranger to controversial statements. She has previously denied the existence of comfort women, victim-blamed the leader of Japan's MeToo movement, and garners more than her fair share of media attention for
By Bani Sapra
CNN

Mysterious sarcophagus opened in Alexandria

(CNN) Egyptian archaeologists have unsealed and opened a mysterious granite sarcophagus discovered on a construction site in Alexandria -- only to find the remains of three mummies in a pool of leaked sewage water. Photos released Thursday evening by Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities show a team of archaeologists climbing down the 16-foot-deep (5 meter) pit and wedging the black sarcophagus open with a wooden plank. The experts had to wear masks over their mouths and noses to block the reportedly
By Bani Sapra
CNN

World's leading cave divers came together to save trapped Thai boys

(CNN) Scores of foreign experts flew into a remote area of northern Thailand to help the Thai Navy SEALs execute a rescue mission that had been called urgent, risky and dangerous. Divers, engineers, medics and military personnel from all over the world played a crucial role in helping devise a strategy to transport the boys the four grueling kilometers out of a flooded cave.
By Bani Sapra
CNN