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First man prosecuted under France's new anti-catcalling law The first man to be prosecuted under France's new catcalling law has been given a 300 fine for sexually assaulting a woman on a bus near Paris. | 1 hour, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What Happens to a Hub of Renaissance Florence When the Friars Move Out? The San Marco convent, central to the legacies of Fra Angelico and Savonarola, is closing, a victim of the Roman Catholic Church's dwindling clergy ranks.
New York Times | 1 hour, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Argentina's Unions Stage Nationwide Strike to Protest Crisis A nationwide strike to protest the Argentine government's handling of the country's economic crisis is grounding flights and paralyzing bus and train lines. Many workers stayed home Tuesday as the strike made commuting a puzzle, and some demonstrators blo
Voice of America | 1 hour, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Swiss Denied Roman Abramovich Residency Over Suspected Criminality A media group published details from a Swiss police letter recommending that the Russian oligarch not be allowed to settle in an Alpine village.
New York Times | 1 hour, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Greece's Biggest Migrant Camp Is a Mental Health Crisis, Aid Groups Say Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the Moria camp and could boil over, the groups say, even as other countries harden their stands on migrants.
New York Times | 1 hour, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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First street sexual harassment fine imposed in France A man is given a 300-euro (270) fine for sexual aggression under a new law against street harassment.
BBC News | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Swedish Prime Minister Loses No-Confidence Vote Stefan Lofven's defeat came after an election that stripped him of his majority and left the country with a hung Parliament.
New York Times | 7 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN: 'Credible Report' Shows Latest Airstrikes Killed Afghan Civilians The United Nations announced Tuesday it has received multiple, credible allegations the latest anti-Taliban airstrikes by pro-government forces in Afghanistan killed at least nine civilians, mostly women and children. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghan
Voice of America | 8 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Philippine President's Fiercest Critic Arrested, Posts Bail President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress was arrested Tuesday after the president revoked his 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him in an unprecedented legal move the senator called a blow to democ
Voice of America | 9 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The chances of a second Brexit referendum just got higher Britain's opposition Labour party was voting Tuesday on a policy that would put a new public vote on the table if Theresa May's government failed to get an eventual Brexit deal through the UK Parliament. | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend