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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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Global Quickies: Strip Searches, Racists in the Subway, and Giant Salamanders

TANZANIA “ The abduction of an albino child in Tanzania sparked calls on Tuesday for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors to stop the killing of …

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Global Quickies: Taekwondo for Equality, Laughing at Sexists, and Jailing Opposition for Sodomy

UK (from Dan) “Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.”” NORTH KOREA (from Ray) The recent history …

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Global Quickies: Norse Gods, Pangolins, and Abducted Girls Going Back to School

GERMANY (From Amy) “Members of Germany’s neo-Nazi National Democratic party (NPD) were forced to cancel a protest in the south-west city of Freiburg after they got on to a train …

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