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Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant Parts

Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant Parts

By Donna Casata | Nov 18
President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

Christmas is Cancelled! Aussie Tennis Legend Throws Fit Over Marriage Vote

Christmas is Cancelled! Aussie Tennis Legend Throws Fit Over Marriage Vote

Nov 17
Although love won in Australia with the historic postal vote moving the country to marriage equality, notorious homophobic tennis legend Margaret Court is seeing love in tennis terms - as zero.

Women's Entrepreneurship Day Convenes at United Nations

Women's Entrepreneurship Day Convenes at United Nations

Nov 16
The Annual International Women's Entrepreneurship Day [WED] convenes at the United Nations in New York City on Friday, November 17, 2017 to empower women and girls globally to help alleviate poverty.

Trump Admin. Lifts Obama-Era Ban on Import of Elephant Trophies

Trump Admin. Lifts Obama-Era Ban on Import of Elephant Trophies

Nov 16
The Trump Administration continued its ongoing assault against all that's decent Wednesday by lifting an Obama-era ban on the import of the heads of elephants killed in two African countries.

Australian Senate Debates Gays Rights in Marriage Bill

Australian Senate Debates Gays Rights in Marriage Bill

By Rod McGuirk | Nov 16
A gay lawmaker on Thursday started the Australian Parliament's debate on legal recognition for same-sex marriage with an emotion speech in which he warned against winding back LGBT rights.

London Theater Received 20 Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

London Theater Received 20 Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

Nov 16
London's Old Vic theater says it has received allegations of "a range of inappropriate behavior" against Kevin Spacey.

US Opposes Nazi Speech, But Will Vote No at UN to Banning It

US Opposes Nazi Speech, But Will Vote No at UN to Banning It

By Josh Lederman | Nov 16
Trump adamantly denies any secret affinity for white supremacists. Yet his blame-on-both-sides response to violence in August at a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, gave fodder to critics who say he's insufficiently critical of neo-Nazis.

Pope Rebukes Climate Deniers as 'Perverse' in Bonn Message

Pope Rebukes Climate Deniers as 'Perverse' in Bonn Message

By Nicole Winfield | Nov 16
Pope Francis didn't cite any countries by name, but the United States has announced it is withdrawing from the Paris accord, and President Donald Trump has nominated several people in his administration who question scientists' conclusions

Doctors Without Borders Secures Generic Hepatitis C Treatment

Doctors Without Borders Secures Generic Hepatitis C Treatment

Nov 15
Doctors Without Borders has secured generic Hep C meds. Now it costs $120 for a 12-week treatment -- down from a whopping $1,800 in 2015.

6 Czechs 'Fined' for Sporting Borat Mankinis in Kazakhstan

6 Czechs 'Fined' for Sporting Borat Mankinis in Kazakhstan

Nov 15
A group of six Czech tourists who dressed up in skimpy swimsuits made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat" have reportedly been detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.

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