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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Texas school removes ‘Act like a lady’ sign after being called ‘sexist misogynistic and discriminatory’

A Texas school has taken down a quote posted over student lockers for five years after a few critics claim the remark is “sexist, misogynistic, and discriminatory.” A photo went viral on the Internet, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Things are Not Easy for Women: Sexual Harassment, Glass Ceiling and More

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” These inspiring words are from Malala Yousafzai, a girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012 for her “crime” of speaking up for the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Pakistani superhero cartoon to cost US taxpayers $1.25 million

In the latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul highlights the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), a State Department agency, advertising a grant of $1.25 More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Angelina Jolie, Bill Gates top Most Admired Poll

A new survey determines the World’s Most Admired People and place the wealthy and famous ahead of the most influential. Bill Gates tops the list with Angelina Jolie being the most admired woman. YouGov, a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Malala Yousafzai wins World Children’s Prize, donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old advocate for girls’ education, has donated $50,000 in prize money to rebuild a Gaza school that was damaged in the Israel-Hamas war.    Yousafzai was awarded the World Children’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Noble Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, calls for Boko Haram terrorists to free girls

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel peace laureate, is calling on Nigerian officials to intensify efforts to free the over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted by Islamist militant group Boko Haram months More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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Dispatch Radio discusses The Global Dispatch news, interview with John Elefante, Walking Dead zombies Sonya Thompson, Larry Mainland

OCTOBER 12 Guests include: Larry Mainland and Sonya Thompson, in two separate interviews, discuss becoming zombie “Walkers” on The Walking Dead, the casting process and some of their other projects. Interview More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Senator Rand Paul: ‘I will not rest until Pastor Abedini is freed’

During a speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC today, the junior Senator from Kentucky told the Christian audience what many may already believe, but the mainstream media is ignoring, “From Boston More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Malala Yousafzai denied Nobel Peace Prize, anti-chemical weapons group takes top honor

The teen schoolgirl from Pakistan may have been the favorite to win the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize announced in Oslo, Norway, but a chemical weapons watchdog won the top award. The Organization for the Prohibition of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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President Clinton compares Holocaust ‘sickness’ to Boston bombing, Malala Yousafzai shooting and Indian rape case

Former President Bill Clinton, speaking Apr. 29 at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 20th anniversary commemoration, warned that the Holocaust’s “sickness is very much alive today”. Clinton More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 4th, 2013
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Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai speaks publicly for the first time since Taliban attack

For the first time since she underwent surgery, 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai addresses the world in a moving video. The teenage activist was targeted and shot by Taliban extremists. Yousafzai More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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President Obama named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year

President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2012, announced Wednesday. “We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and Obama is both the symbol More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
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Malala Yousafzai officially nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The teenage Woman’s Rights activist in Pakistan who was shot by the Taliban is officially being nominated for the next Nobel Peace Prize. More than 150 French lawmakers have formally asked the Nobel Committee More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2012
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World honors school girl Malala Yousafzai with Malala Day

People in Pakistan and around the world observed Malala Day in honour of injured schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai as part of a global day of action for girls’ education. Rallies ceremonies held in several cities around More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Rand Paul calls on Pakistan to stand up for Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is an even bigger icon and role model to girls, women and the people of Pakistan after surviving a life threatening attack by the Taliban. Malala Yousafzai Now Kentucky Republican Rand Paul writes More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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Angelina Jolie showing support for Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani teen activist shot by Taliban

Angelina Jolie has composed an essay for the Daily Beast, discussing the tragic shooting of 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai and how she discussed the situation with her children. 2010 photo by Gage More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Malala Yousafzai making a ‘decent’ recovery says British doctors, she is ‘strong’

The medical director of the UK hospital where Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai is being treated has said doctors are “impressed with her strength and resilience”. Malala Yousafzai Dr David Rosser said More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 15th, 2012
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Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani girl activst shot by Taliban, airlifted to Britain

The Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban last week for advocating girls’ education has been flown to Britain for emergency specialist care, the Pakistani military said on Monday. Malala Yousafzai supplied More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Malala Yousafzai, teenage Pakistani protester, gunned down by Taliban

 Malala Yousafzai was only 11 when she spoke out against the Taliban sweeping through her hometown in 2009. Yousafzai, who wanted to become a physician, became a symbol of defiance against Taliban subjugation, More...



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