Saudi women spend big on makeup, even if it’s just a glimpse

In this Thursday, April 19, 2018 photo, Najla Sultan bin Awwad works at Sephora in Riyadh. The mother of two in her 30s started working for the first time a year ago at the store, says even women who cover their face with a veil are becoming bolder in public, wearing colored contact lenses, eyelashes and drawing their eyeliner they way they want.(AP Photo/Aya Batrawy)

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons why 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna’s makeup line debut in Saudi Arabia.

Jailed Chinese pastor’s U.S. family seeks mercy

In this May 2014, photo released by Ben Cao, Rev. John Sanqiang Cao breaks a ground on a new school in Wa State, Myanmar. The prominent Chinese pastor who has been detained by Chinese authorities since March 5, 2017 was sentenced in March 2018 to seven years in prison for "organizing others to illegally cross the border." (Ben Cao via AP)

BEIJING (AP) — The Rev. John Sanqiang Cao paid no more than three dollars for the trip that would end up costing him his freedom.

Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip

FILE - In this Friday, March 30, 2018 file photo, Israeli soldiers shoot tear gas toward Palestinian protesters as they gather at the Israel Gaza border. The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties while claiming concerns of a mass breach of the barrier. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, File)

ALONG THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (AP) — The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties while claiming concerns of a mass breach of the barrier.

AP investigation: #MeToo has little impact on medical world

In this image provided by the Conway (Ark.) Police Department, Robert Rook is seen in this June 3, 2016, photo. An Associated Press investigation finds that even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving. Rook was allowed to keep his family practice open, so long as he’s chaperoned, despite facing multiple criminal charges for rape. Prosecutors subsequently downgraded the charges to more than 20 counts of sexual assault in the second- and third-degree, charges for which Rook says he is innocent. (Conway Police Department via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time that Dr. Anthony Bianchi came onto a patient, California’s medical board alleged, the gynecologist placed a chair against the exam room door, put his fingers into the woman’s vagina and exposed his erect penis.

At the EEOC, harassment cases can languish for years

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency handling workplace harassment complaints has become a crowded waystation in an overwhelmed bureaucracy, with wait times often stretching years. And as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission takes on renewed significance in light of the growing #MeToo movement, lawyers worry the increased caseload will lead to even longer delays.

Battle to save Africa’s elephants is gains ground

In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, a herd of elephants form a protective circle against a perceived threat, just after one was shot with a tranquilizer dart during an operation to attach GPS tracking collars in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The battle to save Africa's elephants appears to be gaining momentum in Mikumi, where killings are declining and some populations are starting to grow again. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world’s worst poaching has happened.

FACT CHECK: Trump is having it both ways on border policy

In this April 5, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Trump was having it both ways over the past week, portraying a "crisis" at the Mexico border that demands the use of National Guard troops while boasting of a huge drop in illegal border crossings there.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was having it both ways over the past week, portraying a “crisis” at the Mexico border that demands the use of National Guard troops while boasting of a huge drop in illegal border crossings there.

Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube

FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. In a formal complaint being filed Monday, April 9, child advocates and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and impose potentially billions of dollars of penalties on Google for allegedly violating children’s online privacy and allowing ads to target them. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube’s terms of service and you might notice that you’ve affirmed you are old enough to watch it.

In a corner of Spain, a struggle to staunch drug smuggling

In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Spain's Customs Surveillance Service officer sails near the port of Algeciras, in Cadiz province, south of Spain. Spain's neglected southern corner is reeling under an escalating war between authorities and crime gangs who have turned it into a key entry point for Moroccan cannabis resin into Europe. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain (AP) — Faces hidden by masks and hoods, a group of 40 men emerge from the darkness of beach-front houses and step into the sand as a state-of-the-art speedboat approaches the shore. They frantically unload dozens of plastic-wrapped burlap bundles, each containing 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of Moroccan hashish.

Facebook picture helps Afghan woman achieve dream of college

In this Monday, March 26, 2018, photo, Jahantab Ahmadi, 25, holding her three month-old daughter Khezran, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul. A picture of the Afghan woman posted on Facebook set her on a path to college. In the image she is seen sitting cross-legged on a classroom floor with her 2-month-old baby asleep on her lap as she takes her university entrance exam. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi dreamed of going to college. Her high school degree was enough to become a teacher at the only elementary school in her village in central Afghanistan —— in an open field — but she wanted more.

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