WATCH: Harry Potter spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' leaks new film trailer

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne ("The Theory of Everything") stars as a magizoologist in this Harry Potter spin-off directed by David Yates, who also helmed the last four Hogworts blockbusters. The story is set in…

Keep reading... Show less

Child marriage could become law in Iraq this week, but it's a global scourge

When Iraqi voters go to the polls tomorrow they are likely to endorse parties that plan to legalise child marriage at nine years old. Based on Shia Islamic jurisprudence, what is called the Ja'afari personal status law was approved by the current Iraqi cabinet eight weeks ago. It describes girls as reaching puberty at nine, and therefore ready for marriage. The current legal age is 18.

Keep reading... Show less