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Polish women enter the churches to protest against abortion restrictions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Women’s rights activists furious over a tightening of Poland’s already restrictive abortion law staged protests outside and inside churches on Sunday, disrupting the masses and facing accusations of “barbaric” behavior. At the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, a group of right-wing extremist nationalists blocked stairs leading to the entrance. When a woman managed to push herself …

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Chile: millions go to referendum on constitutional reform Chile

Chilean streets filled Sunday for the first time since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, as millions of people turned out to vote on whether to get rid of the country’s Pinochet era constitution in favor of a new charter drafted by citizens. A new constitution was a key demand for fierce anti-government protests that erupted last year over inequality …

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Finland shocked by hacking of therapy center, client blackmail

HELSINKI (AP) – Finland’s interior minister convened key cabinet members for an emergency meeting on Sunday after hundreds – with possibly compromised information from tens of thousands more – of patient records at a private Finnish psychotherapy center were opened by a hacker or hackers seeking ransom from clients. Finnish Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo tweeted that the authorities would “provide …

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Madeleine McCann suspects that Christian Brueckner can NEVER be questioned

Madeleine McCann suspects Christian Brueckner can NEVER be questioned by police as investigators say they are ‘a witness away from getting justice’ Hans Christian Wolter says evidence against Maddie suspicion is ‘not so strong’ In June, German police named pedophile Christian Brueckner as the main suspect Brueckner lived near the Praia da Luz resort, where Maddie disappeared in 2007 By …

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Foreign students show less zeal for the United States since Trump took office

CHICAGO (AP) – On a recruitment trip to India’s technology hub in Bangalore, Alan Cramb, president of a reputable University of Chicago, answered not only questions about dormitories or education, but also U.S. work visas. The meeting with the parents fell in the chaotic first months of Donald Trump’s presidency. After an initial address proclaims “America first”, two travel bans, …

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President Donald Trump holds re-election in New Hampshire

President Donald Trump was in New Hampshire for what could be his last campaign stop in New England before the November 3 election. The president held a “Make America Great Again Victory Rally” at ProStar Aviation, adjacent to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Londonderry. The event started just after noon. 12:45 Sunday and ended just before noon. 14:25. It is the …

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Oil tanker surrounded after attempted hijacking off the coast of England

Authorities have surrounded an oil tanker after reports of an attempted hijacking off the Isle of Wight coast, according to news reports. The massive 42,000 tonne Liberian oil tanker Nave Andromeda was due to arrive at Britain’s Southhampton port on Sunday afternoon, but was held off the island’s coast after an emergency call around noon. 9 local time, the Telegraph …

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Polish women enter the churches to protest against abortion restrictions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Women’s rights activists furious over a tightening of Poland’s already restrictive abortion law staged protests outside and inside churches on Sunday, disrupting the masses and facing accusations of “barbaric” behavior. At the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, a group of right-wing extremist nationalists blocked stairs leading to the entrance. When a woman managed to push herself …

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With empty holiday homes, European cities see a chance to reclaim homes

LISBON – Long before the coronavirus swept across Europe this spring, many cities had complained that the proliferation of short-term rental housing targeted at tourists through platforms like Airbnb controlled housing costs for locals and ruined the character of historic districts. Now that the pandemic has almost cut off the steady stream of visitors, many European cities are taking the …

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