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It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

Sep 22
The first keg has been tapped and the beer is flowing as the 185th Oktoberfest gets underway in Munich.

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell | Sep 22
Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 24 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

By Jill Lawless | Sep 21
British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the value of the pound plunging.

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

Sep 20
GeoSure officially launched the first-ever neighborhood-level LGBTQ Safety ratings category on its smartphone app.

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

Sep 20
The study will support research to develop strategies to identify youth at risk of HIV infection and those living with HIV and to enroll them into medical care programs.

No Help for Russian Gays from the Authorities

No Help for Russian Gays from the Authorities

Sep 20
Russian police in the Sverdlovsk region reportedly have this response to gays being harassed and threatened online: So what?

Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

Pop Star Taken into Custody on Arrival Home from US

By Rodney Muhumuza | Sep 20
Ugandan security forces took pop star and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine into custody when he arrived from the United States on Thursday, angering his supporters while authorities barred public gatherings they said threaten public order.

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

French Court Upholds Kate Middleton Topless Photos Fine

Sep 19
A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling Wednesday that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for breaching the privacy of Kate Middleton.

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

Macron Announces Changes to France's Health Care System

By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 19
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled plans to make France's health care system, considered one of the best in the world, more efficient and sustainable for the next 50 years.

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

German Doctors: Pussy Riot Poisoning 'Highly Plausible'

By Frank Jordans | Sep 18
German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible," but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

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