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Poland Set to Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse as Priest Film Goes Viral

Poland's right-wing government on Tuesday unveiled plans to crack down on paedophiles by raising prison sentences to a maximum 30 years as a ground-breaking documentary on paedophilia among Polish priests went viral in the Catholic country.

Rare footage of life in Warsaw Jewish ghetto shown in Poland

Scenes of starving Jewish children smuggling food, a dead body on the sidewalk, were captured in never-before-seen footage of Warsaw's wartime ghetto by an amateur filmmaker in 1941. 

City Council Reaffirms Condemnation Of The Government Of Brunei For Harsh Penalties For Homosexuality

In a unanimous vote, the City Council reaffirmed its condemnation of the government of Brunei Tuesday for implementing Shariah law that imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning, for homosexuality, adultery and other behaviors. The new penal code also includes the punishment of amputation for theft.

Abdul-Jabbar Memorabilia Fetches $3 Million at Auction

A trove of NBA memorabilia -- including championship rings and MVP hardware from the hall-of-fame basketball career of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, garnered nearly $3 million at an American auction on Sunday. 

Chile Prosecutors Seek Vatican Files of Priests in Sex Scandal

Prosecutors in Chile on Wednesday said they have requested the Vatican files of nine Chilean priests being investigated for sexual abuses.

Giant Dinosaur Bones Get Archaeologists Rethinking Triassic Period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

Egypt Displays Restored Gilded Coffin of Tutankhamun

Egypt displayed on Sunday the gilded coffin of Tutankhamun, under restoration for the first time since the boy king's tomb was discovered in 1922.

Spanish Village Celebrates Saint’s Feast Day by Parades with Live People in Coffins

Six open coffins are paraded around a church and its cemetery as onlookers sing religious songs -- but their occupants are all perfectly alive.

French MPs Agree on Notre-Dame Restoration as Controversy Swirls

Poland Set to Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse as Priest Film Goes Viral

Poland's right-wing government on Tuesday unveiled plans to crack down on paedophiles by raising prison sentences to a maximum 30 years as a ground-breaking documentary on paedophilia among Polish priests went viral in the Catholic country.

Rare footage of life in Warsaw Jewish ghetto shown in Poland

Scenes of starving Jewish children smuggling food, a dead body on the sidewalk, were captured in never-before-seen footage of Warsaw's wartime ghetto by an amateur filmmaker in 1941. 

Pittsburgh Rabbi to be Honored by Simon Wiesenthal Center

The rabbi at the Pittsburgh synagogue which was the site of the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on U.S. soil will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Wednesday evening at The Beverly Hilton.

Pompeo Asks Saudi Leaders to Free US Citizens Detained in Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has pressed Saudi Arabia to release US citizens detained in a crackdown on women's rights activists in the conservative kingdom.

City Council Reaffirms Condemnation Of The Government Of Brunei For Harsh Penalties For Homosexuality

In a unanimous vote, the City Council reaffirmed its condemnation of the government of Brunei Tuesday for implementing Shariah law that imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning, for homosexuality, adultery and other behaviors. The new penal code also includes the punishment of amputation for theft.

Abdul-Jabbar Memorabilia Fetches $3 Million at Auction

A trove of NBA memorabilia -- including championship rings and MVP hardware from the hall-of-fame basketball career of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, garnered nearly $3 million at an American auction on Sunday. 

Major US Tourist Sites Are in Path of Hurricane Florence

From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
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