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PARIS (AP) — France’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilisation, egg freezing and fertility medication. The assisted...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch farmers drove their tractors in slow-moving convoys to a massive demonstration Wednesday to protest their treatment by the government as it seeks to rein in carbon and nitrogen emissions. It is the second...

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Kate Nash says the time known as “The Troubles” never really ended in Northern Ireland. While the 1998 Good Friday Agreement brought an era of relative peace and prosperity to the UK region,...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): Haiti’s embattled president faced a fifth week of protests on Monday as roadblocks went up across the country after opposition leaders said they will not back down on their call for Jovenel Moïse to resign. While Port-au-Prince...

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn’t in the...

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — Donaldo Morales caught a break when federal prosecutors declined to charge him after he was arrested for using a fake Social Security card so he could work at a Kansas restaurant. But the break was short-lived. Kansas...

Thailand is to host a World Ganja Festival in 2020. Chiang Rai Times reports that event organisers say the event will create new opportunities and provide a better understanding of cannabis and its legal aspects. Thailand is taking cannabis...

LONDON (AP) : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Cabinet colleagues that it will require a “significant amount of work” to strike a Brexit deal with the European Union (EU), amid signs of progress in last-minute talks but also deep-...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP): Even with no presidential candidate in sight at their state convention on Saturday, Florida Democratic leaders said grass roots party members are energised to defeat United States President Donald Trump next year. Party...

WASHINGTON (AP): Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked through the break, issuing multiple subpoenas and holding depositions with...
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