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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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Global Quickies: Exorcisms, Measles on a Plane, and the Threats of Atheism

MEDITERRANEAN SEA “Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard — killing them — because the …

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Global Quickies: Not Just a Number, Red River Women, and Coding in the Slum

KENYA #147notjustanumber: “An open-source social media campaign has begun commemorating those who died in the al-Shabaab terror assault, tweet by tweet” GHANA Girls in a slum in the Ghanaian capital …

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Global Quickies: Attacks on Innocent Women, Giving Mom’s Their Names Back, Unchecked Privilege, and Elves

AFGHANISTAN The woman who was brutally killed by a mob last week after being falsely accused of burning pages of the Koran is said to have been arguing with a …

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Global Quickies: Whooping Cough, Breastfeeding, and Don Quixote

AUSTRALIA A 4-week-old baby died of whooping cough. The family hopes this will raise awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated. CANADA The TV show Marketplace gets a fake natural …

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Global Quickies: Antivaxxer Has to Pay, Armored Protest, and Forced Reincarnations

GERMANY “A German biologist who offered €100,000 (£71,350; $106,300) to anyone who could prove that measles is a virus has been ordered by a court to pay up.” INDIA “Indian …

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Global Quickies: More Art Destroyed by IS, Vaccines in Pakistan, Gurus, and Rapists

INDIA (From Arturo) “One of the five men sentenced to death for raping a young woman in New Delhi, India in 2012 blamed his victim for her death saying women …

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Global Quickies: Men Showing Support in Skirts, IS Destroys Art, and Terrible Football Chants.

IRAQ Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artifacts that are thousands of years old. Mosul’s central library has also been attacked by Isis and 100,000 books and …

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