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A Pakistani contender for next month’s Miss Universe beauty pageant has ignited a controversy in her traditionally conservative Muslim-majority homeland. Not only is she

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Halima Aden, a Muslim woman, is challenging women's beauty standards in America as a contestant for Miss Minnesota USA. A 19-year-old woman is the