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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."

China Puts Off Licenses for U.S. Companies Amid Tariff Battle

China Puts Off Licenses for U.S. Companies Amid Tariff Battle

By Joe McDonald | Sep 13
Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in financial services and other industries until Washington makes progress toward a settlement.

EU Lawmakers Move Against Hungary Over Rule of Law

EU Lawmakers Move Against Hungary Over Rule of Law

By Lorne Cook and Pablo Gorondi | Sep 13
European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to launch action against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly undermining the bloc's democratic values and rule of law.

Chile's Congress Passes 'Historic' Gender Identity Law

Chile's Congress Passes 'Historic' Gender Identity Law

Sep 13
After a five-year battle, Chile's congress passed a gender identity law Wednesday that allows transgender people over 14 years of age to change their name and gender in official records.

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