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Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

Canadian Man: After Reading Scruff Profile, US Customs Blocked Me From Entering

Feb 21
A man from Vancouver, Canada says he was blocked from entering the U.S. in October, after a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol official demanded he unlock his phone and read his profile on the gay hookup app Scruff.

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

Eastern Libya Bans Women From Traveling Without Male Guardian

By Rami Musa | Feb 21
Eastern Libyan authorities have issued a ban forbidding women from traveling outside the country without a male guardian, sparking mockery.

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

Feb 20
Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria - so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle.

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

Feb 20
The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government.

Asian Winter Games Kicks Off in Sapporo

Asian Winter Games Kicks Off in Sapporo

Feb 20
The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.

US Vice President Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

US Vice President Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

By Ken Thomas | Feb 20
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.

Gay Club Night Gas Attack Encourages Hundreds to Gather for Acceptance

Gay Club Night Gas Attack Encourages Hundreds to Gather for Acceptance

By Brittany Ferrendi | Feb 19
On Sunday, an unidentified person threw a canister of tear gas into the gay night at a Croatian club. One day later, hundreds gathered in pro-LGBT protest.

Finding Poison In N. Korea Attack May Be Hardest Part

Finding Poison In N. Korea Attack May Be Hardest Part

Feb 19
A paranoid dictator's estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours.

Could 'Nexit' Follow Brexit After Dutch Elections?

Could 'Nexit' Follow Brexit After Dutch Elections?

By Mike Corder | Feb 19
For a small nation that has grown hugely wealthy thanks to centuries of doing business far and wide, the political mood in the Netherlands has turned surprisingly inward.

Finnish Lawmakers Reject Call to Revoke Same-Sex Marriage

Finnish Lawmakers Reject Call to Revoke Same-Sex Marriage

Feb 17
Finnish lawmakers have rejected a petition from more than 100,000 people demanding to repeal a law allowing same-sex marriage.

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