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German Police Seize Thousands of 'Trump' Ecstasy Tablets

German Police Seize Thousands of 'Trump' Ecstasy Tablets

Aug 22
German police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump's head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros ($45,900.)

Chile Families Fight for Acceptance of Transgender Children

Chile Families Fight for Acceptance of Transgender Children

By Eva Vergara | Aug 22
Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn't match: She had left the country with a son and returned with a daughter.

Russian Theater Director Detained in Embezzlement Case

Russian Theater Director Detained in Embezzlement Case

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Aug 22
In a blow to Russia's contemporary arts scene, investigators on Tuesday detained one of the country's most prominent directors and are pressing embezzlement charges against him.

Civil Rights Voices Outraged Over 'Stop The Fags' Poster Campaign in Melbourne

Civil Rights Voices Outraged Over 'Stop The Fags' Poster Campaign in Melbourne

Aug 21
The appearance of an anti-LGBT poster campaign in Melbourne that used questionable statistics to denigrate gay families has many in Australia up in arms as the country is poised to have a postal vote on the national legalization of same-sex marriage.

After Being Rescued by Guardian Angel Drag Queens, Man Helps Them with Crowdfunding Page

After Being Rescued by Guardian Angel Drag Queens, Man Helps Them with Crowdfunding Page

Aug 21
A trio of drag performers in Sydney, Australia can add the title "hero" to their resumes.

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

By Danica Kirka | Aug 21
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.

Penn Jillette Apologizes to Newfoundland for Insult Comedy

Penn Jillette Apologizes to Newfoundland for Insult Comedy

Aug 20
Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland.

'Innocence Has Been Broken': Las Ramblas, Barcelona

'Innocence Has Been Broken': Las Ramblas, Barcelona

By Joseph Wilson and Alan Clendenning | Aug 19
The lengthy Las Ramblas promenade where a van plowed into pedestrians Thursday is a tree-lined walkway that starts in a huge plaza and ends near Barcelona's harbor.

Spain, France Press Manhunt for Ringleader in Dual Attacks

Spain, France Press Manhunt for Ringleader in Dual Attacks

By Alex Oller, Joseph Wilson and Lori Hinnant | Aug 19
Authorities in Spain and France pressed the search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort.

Gay Man Who Survived Manchester Bombing Escapes Barcelona Attack

Gay Man Who Survived Manchester Bombing Escapes Barcelona Attack

Aug 18
A gay man who was at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena earlier this year was also caught up in the Barcelona terror attack Thursday, barely managing to escape.

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