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Sex Abuse Survivors to Meet with Vatican Summit Organizers

Sex Abuse Survivors to Meet with Vatican Summit Organizers

Feb 18
Organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen survivor-activists who have come to Rome to protest the Catholic Church's response to date and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders.

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

Feb 17
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is warning Venezuelan soldiers that they would commit a "crime against humanity" if they block the entry of U.S. aid that is being channeled through rivals of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

Feb 17
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered and characterized.

France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

Feb 17
Paris authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest in the capital, an incident that raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant radical fringe.

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

By Tom Krisher and Paul Wiseman | Feb 15
By Sunday, Trump's Commerce Department is expected to issue an opinion on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify such import taxes. Trump would then have 90 days to decide whether to impose them.

Thai Party Fields Transgender Candidate for Prime Minister

Thai Party Fields Transgender Candidate for Prime Minister

By Jerry Harmer and Tassanee Vejpongsa | Feb 15
As Pinit Ngarmpring, he was a CEO and sports promoter, well known in the world of Thai soccer. Now, under her preferred new name of Pauline Ngarmpring, she's pursuing a bid to become the country's first transgender prime minister.

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

It's a Girl! Berlin Zoo's Baby Polar Bear has 1st Checkup

Feb 15
Berlin's Tierpark zoo says its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl."

Japanese Same-Sex Couples Sue for Equal Marital Rights

Japanese Same-Sex Couples Sue for Equal Marital Rights

By Mari Yamaguchi | Feb 14
Thirteen gay couples filed Japan's first lawsuit challenging the country's rejection of same-sex marriage Thursday, arguing the denial violates their constitutional right to equality.

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

Scientists in Hungary Protest Govt Takeover of Research

By Pablo Gorondi | Feb 13
Scientists in Hungary on Tuesday protested government efforts to take control of their research funding, a move they say endangers academic freedom.

Gay Muslim Comic Gone From Instagram After Indonesia Warning

Gay Muslim Comic Gone From Instagram After Indonesia Warning

By Stephen Wright | Feb 13
An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation.

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