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A Bunch Of Filipinos Celebrated Easter By Volunteering To Get Crucified

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Tuning into the Republican Party’s presidential candidates debate Thursday was an exercise in frustration. There were no antics from Donald Trump on the screen – in fact, there was almost no screen.<p>In Canada, it was the evening to discover that no matter what crippling sum you may be paying Rogers …

French People Are Debating If It's Ok To Smack Your Kids

Quel Scandale!<p>The decision, published Wednesday by the Council's European Committee of Social Rights, noted that "there is now a wide consensus at both the European and international level among human rights bodies that the corporal punishment of children should be expressly and comprehensively …

In Cambodia, It's Not Really Domestic Violence Until The Women Bleed

A loophole in Cambodia's domestic violence law leaves women unprotected. Jina Moore reports from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for BuzzFeed News.<p>PHNOM PENH — It didn’t come out of nowhere, the machete-swinging that night. Mann Samnos’ husband of 10 years was angry. More than angry. She’d seen so much of …

Adultery Is Now Legal In South Korea

Extramarital sex had been banned since 1953, but a panel of judges threw out the law Thursday. About 100,000 people have been prosecuted under the law.<p>A panel of judges ruled Thursday that a law criminalizing adultery was unconstitutional, Agence France-Presse reported. The law was created in 1953 …

WATCH: Kings G Jonathan Quick loses it after controversial Flames goal

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was a wee bit upset after a close call went against him and the Kings.<p>After Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick …

Indonesia Backs Away From "Virginity Exams" For High School Girls

A local lawmaker suggested the tests before graduation would help with "good conduct."<p>An Indonesian official apologized on Tuesday for a proposal requiring high school girls to submit to virginity tests in order to get their diplomas.<p>Ayub Junaid, the vice chairman of the city council of Jember, …

American Sisters Kicked Out Of Cambodia For Taking Nude Pictures In Temple

Stay classy, ladies.<p>"After being questioned over this case, the two tourists had confessed and recognised that they made a mistake by taking naked back photos," the Apsara Authority, which oversees the temple, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.<p>The sisters, who are from Arizona, were …

Argentine President Mocks Chinese Accent On Twitter

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner pinned the tweet to the top of her timeline, and seemed unapologetic in a follow-up tweet. She is at the center of a crisis in Argentina involving the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman.<p>However, Kirchner misspelled "rice" and "oil" in a way that mimics a Chinese …

Two Women Kissed On A Plane To Piss Off Russia's Leading Anti-LGBT Lawmaker

A lesbian couple flying from Moscow to St. Petersburg were seated near one of Russia's staunchest anti-LGBT lawmakers, so they decided to show him how they feel.<p>The St. Petersburg city councilman has called reports of violence against LGBT people "fake," led attacks against the LGBT community and …