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French parliament elects Braun-Pivet as new speaker

French parliament elects Braun-Pivet as new speaker

The new speaker of France’s lower house of parliament — the first woman to hold the post — vigorously defended the right to abortion Tuesday and called on the chamber to be “vigilant” about protecting it from reversal.

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A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal
A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal
A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal

A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal

From the moment he first faced criminal charges, in 2006, Jeffrey Epstein has been the object of public fascination, conspiracy theories and outrage — especially after his lawyers got prosecutors to agree to a lenient plea deal that spar...

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Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival
Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

A gunman opened fire in Oslo’s nightlife district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what the Norwegian security service called an “Islamist terror act” during the capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival.

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Former hotel housekeeper aims to give French workers a voice

Former hotel housekeeper aims to give French workers a voice

A former hotel housekeeper who fought for the rights of her co-workers has become a symbol of the recent revival of France’s left, which is expected to emerge as the main opposition force in the French Parliament to President Emmanuel Ma...

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