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Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sep 20
Ugandan security forces took pop star and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine into custody when he arrived from the United States on Thursday, angering his supporters while authorities barred public gatherings they said threaten public order.

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

Sep 19
A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton.

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 19
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to make France's health care system, considered one of the best in the world, more efficient and sustainable for the next 50 years.

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

By Frank Jordans | Sep 18
German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible," but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

Sep 17
An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Romania Top Court Approves Referendum on Marriage Definition

Romania Top Court Approves Referendum on Marriage Definition

Sep 17
Romania's top court has given a green light to a referendum that could change the constitution to explicitly state that marriage is a union between a man and a woman.

$2.5M Bond for Border Patrol Agent in Killings of 4 in Texas

$2.5M Bond for Border Patrol Agent in Killings of 4 in Texas

By Juan A. Lozano | Sep 17
A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.

Pussy Riot Member Treated in Berlin for Suspected Poisoning

Pussy Riot Member Treated in Berlin for Suspected Poisoning

Sep 17
A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot is being treated in Berlin after falling severely ill, with fellow activists saying he was poisoned.

Landslide at Greek 'Shipwrecked' Beach Injures 7

Landslide at Greek 'Shipwrecked' Beach Injures 7

Sep 14
A section of a cliff fell onto a popular secluded beach on the western Greek island of Zakynthos Thursday, injuring seven people, including a woman who suffered a spinal injury, authorities said.

Indian Star Abhishek Bachchan on a Victory for Gay Rights

Indian Star Abhishek Bachchan on a Victory for Gay Rights

By John Carucci | Sep 13
Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan is cheering India's decision to strike down a ban on consensual gay sex, calling it "a wonderful step in the right direction."

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