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Saudi Arabian Women Granted the Right to Vote
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia announced Sunday that women will now be permitted to vote and run for elected office. In addition, they will participate in the next session of the unelected, advisory Shura Council.
To American women, who’ve had the right to vote for nearly a centu…
German Prostitutes Have to Feed a Street-Walking Meter
Prostitution is legal in Germany, and subject to taxation. While the German government doesn’t have a problem collecting taxes from sex workers who operate out of brothels, getting street walkers to pay up has been tricky.
The German city of Bonn thinks they have a solution to this problem: a parking…
House Fire Kills 11 in Australia [VIDEO]
Eleven people perished Tuesday when a fire burned down a house near Brisbane, Australia.
Search teams are trying to retrieve the victims’ bodies from the two-story house, but the process is proving most difficult due to the extensive damage caused by the fire. The intense blaze also destroyed two veh…

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