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En Espagne, la création d’un syndicat de prostituées ouvre un débat

Le gouvernement socialiste, qui défend des positions abolitionnistes, est embarrassé par cette tentative d’organisation, dans un pays où la …

Puerto Ricans Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Maria

(AP Photo Carlos Giusti) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an …

Hurricane Maria

Trump Talks Kavanaugh With Hannity: Why Didn’t Christine Blasey Ford ‘Call the FBI 36 Years Ago?’

Earlier on Thursday, CNN published an article with the headline, “Aides quietly stunned by Trump's respectful handling of Kavanaugh accuser.” Then …

Fake News

Website removes sexy ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ costume after Twitter uproar

Retail site Yandy.com on Thursday removed a sexy handmaid costume, inspired by <i>The Handmaid’s Tale,</i> following outcry on social media.<p>The Halloween …

The Handmaid's Tale

Abortions will be free in Ireland just months after they were illegal, official says

Ireland will soon have a law in place allowing for legal abortions, and according to Health Minister Simon Harris, that process will be cost-free for women.<p>After voters repealed a decades-old abortion ban in May, Harris is tasked with drafting a new law to govern abortion, NPR reports. That law is …

Ireland

9 Bold & Powerful Women Who Shaped the Art World

While the art world has historically seen a gender imbalance, this doesn’t mean that there have not been important women working on the scene. Artists themselves often get highlighted, but many female art patrons past and present have helped shape the way we view art. In fact, history is littered …

Salvador Dalí

Anxiety and panic attacks: 7 healing messages to heal your soul and overcome fear

<b>Everything that exists in the Universe carries a vibration, including the words we think and say.</b><p>For centuries, people used words to heal. Words can …

Panic Attacks

Congress: Trump must apologize for refusing to accept Puerto Rico death toll

WASHINGTON – More than 130 members of the House and Senate sent President Trump a letter demanding he apologize to the people of Puerto Rico for …

Puerto Rico

French Expression of the Day: 'C’est la galère'

One of the famous stereotypes about the French is that they love to complain and if you want to see how true this is, why not count the number of …

Stereotypes

‘One of the wettest… from the standpoint of water’ is everyone’s favorite new Trump meme

President Donald Trump is heading to North Carolina today to survey the damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has claimed the lives of …

Donald Trump

Cat hiking videos are the wholesome escape you need in your life

<i>This post is part of</i> Hard Refresh<i>,</i> <i>a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on</i> …

Pets

This Kitty Visiting An Elderly Woman In The Hospital Is Guaranteed To Make You Smile

This kitty know just how to fix your me"OWs".<p>Donny’s grandma was diagnosed with lung cancer several months ago. After numerous tests it was determined that at 88 she was not a candidate for surgery so they were going to give her 5 radiation treatments and send her home to a hospice situation. …

Old Age

Tucker Carlson Very Disappointed In Sexual Assault Victims. Yes, Victims.

Last night on the Tucker Carlson Bad Takes Happy Hour, our host weighed in on the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, …

Brett Kavanaugh

Social class sways how unemployed people talk about food

People who are unemployed may talk about food—or the lack of it—in different ways based on their social class, a new study reports.<p>What started as a …

Insecurity

French Word of the Day: 'Ça y est!'

You'll use this term on a daily basis in France so it's one you need to know.

France

North Carolina’s Famous Wild Horses Emerge from Hurricane Florence Unscathed

We’re thrilled to report that the herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina’s Outer Banks have emerged from Hurricane Florence unscathed.<p>Cape …

North Carolina

Trump's Presidency May Be His Biggest Heist Yet — Here's Why It Might Be on the Verge of Collapse

What happens when you go down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump?Once upon a time, there was a little-known energy company called Enron. …

Liberal View

Fed-up residents create 'drug dealers only' parking space

Residents frustrated by "brazen" drug dealing outside their homes have created a series of road signs highlighting crime in an attempt to shame police into action.<p>Guerrilla street artists have painted a parking bay marked 'drug dealers only' and installed six signs on lampposts after being …

East London

These Expensive Bottles Of Whiskey Are Absolutely Worth The Cash

Whiskey is timeless. The popularity of the drink has risen and fallen over the centuries but, man oh man, has it reached a fever pitch. That means there’s a lot of a great whisk(e)y on the market right now. Naturally, there’s lots of cheap stuff in the mix — much of which will surprise you with its …

Drinking

President Trump just seriously escalated his efforts to interfere with Mueller’s probe

He’s ordered the release of many unredacted texts from officials involved in the Russia investigation.<p>President Trump just dramatically escalated his efforts to interfere with the Russia investigation.<p>Late Monday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders released a banal-sounding …

Donald Trump

Yes, You Can Blame Bad Storms on Climate Change

There’s a familiar refrain that goes up when extreme weather events bear down on population centers, as Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut are now doing in the western Atlantic and Pacific Oceans: While carbon emissions from human activity may be causing a general warming, it’s impossible to …

Extreme Weather

Misfiring Macron Desperate for a Victory as Magic Starts to Fade

Jupiter is finding out how hard it is to make lightning strike twice.<p>Emmanuel Macron’s victory in last year’s French presidential race reverberated …

Voting

Will Enough 2020 Voters Care That Trump’s a Horrible Human Being?

The phrase “new low” has lost all meaning in the Trump era, but those Puerto Rico tweets over the weekend were something else. Our old Beast jefe …

News (U.S.)

Trump's Treatment of Women, Not Russia, Will Bring Him Down

We should be paying more attention to the sexual harassment and assault allegations swirling around the president.<p>For months, White House watchers have been focused on the big scandal that has the potential to bring this president down: Russian collusion and the obstruction of justice charge that …

Sexual Harassment

As Florence loomed, a pet lover escaped South Carolina with 64 dogs and cats on a school bus

<b>Video by CBS News</b><p>Tony Alsup closed the door of his old yellow school bus then hit the gas, fleeing from the dark skies and strong winds that loomed …

Canadian Burger Chain Sells Out of Plant-Based Patties

After more than 60 years of dishing out beef burgers, a Canadian fast-food chain has found new success in an unexpected product: a patty made from …

Bill Gates

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.<p>In the few days since Nike dropped its Colin Kaepernick ad, we’ve seen pissed-off MAGA bros incinerate their own sneakers, Trump angrily weigh in, and a Louisiana mayor try to ban …

Race & Ethnicity

This is how the world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

<b>There is no such thing as a</b> <b>category 6 hurricane or tropical storm – yet.</b> The highest level – the top of the scale for the most powerful, most devastating hurricane or tropical storm capable of destroying entire cities like New Orleans or New York – is a category 5 storm.<p>Meteorologists and …

Tropical Cyclones

Dianne Feinstein silenced Kavanaugh’s accuser to protect the status quo

DiFi and other Democrats are stuck in an era that makes a false distinction between private conduct and public life.<p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein didn’t tell fellow Democrats on the Judiciary Committee that she’d received a letter accusing Brett Kavanaughof attempting to force himself on a woman while both …

Domestic Violence

Did God Send This Storm? A Handy Guide

“Does disaster come to a city, unless the Lord has done it?” —Amos 3:6 “I form light and create darkness; I make well-being and create calamity; I am …

Red Cross