A Suspected Gas Explosion Has Injured More Than 40 People at a Busy Restaurant in Japan

Forty-two people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion at a restaurant in Japan, according to police and local media. The explosion happened Sunday night in Sapporo, the capital city of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, the Associated Press reports. Wooden buildings home to a restaurant and a real estate office were destroyed in […]

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Germany Agrees to Compensate Survivors Who Fled From Nazis as Children

(BERLIN) — Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organization that negotiates compensation with the German government said Monday. The New York-based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany said the government had agreed to […]

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On the Anniversary of the Delhi Gang Rape, a Three-Year-Old Girl Becomes India’s Latest Victim of Sexual Assault

On the sixth anniversary of a brutal gang rape on a bus that left India reeling, a three-year-old girl has been left in a critical condition after she was allegedly raped by a neighbor in Delhi Sunday. Local media reports that the accused lured the toddler outside her house by promising her sweets, while her […]

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Saudi Arabia Rejects U.S. Senate’s ‘Interference’ After Resolution on Khashoggi Killing

(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia says it rejects last week’s U.S. Senate resolution that put the blame for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The statement from the kingdom is an unusually strong rebuke of the Senate. Saudi Arabia said the resolution “contained blatant interferences” […]

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A Brazilian Celebrity Faith Healer Accused of Sexual Abuse Has Turned Himself in to Authorities

An internationally famous Brazilian “spiritual healer” has turned himself into authorities after being accused by hundreds of women of sexual abuse last week, police said. Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as ‘Joao de Deus’ or ‘John of God,’ surrendered Sunday afternoon after failing to comply with an arrest warrant deadline the previous day. After several […]

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