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Global Quickies: Diploma Mills, High Heels, and Iron Fish

IRELAND “The same-sex marriage referendum will be comfortably passed, based on early tallies from across the country.” FRANCE “The Cannes Film Festival is facing an angry backlash after it was …

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Global Quickies: Fake Mummies, Abortions in Latin America, and Alt Med

INDIA “A group of Islamists who cut off a teacher’s hand in revenge for “blasphemy” against the Prophet Mohamed have been jailed in India.” EGYPT/UK Scientists at University of Manchester …

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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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