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Spanish top court backs rapper in freedom of speech caseSpain's Constitutional Court has overturned a previous verdict that found a rapper guilty of exalting terrorism and humiliating victims of attacks in tweets
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Italian officials say the number of virus cases in the country has grown to 322, with 10 deathsItalian officials say the number of virus cases in the country has grown to 322, with 10 deaths
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Models wear creations for the Dior fashion collection during Women's fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion showThe neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris flashed the word "consent.'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A newlywed couple pose for photos as tourists wear protective masks in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Italy has been scrambling to check the spread of Europe's first major outbreak of the new viral disease amid rapidly rising numbers of infections and calling off the popular Venice Carnival and closing tourist attractions.(AP Photo/Renata Brito)
No panic but European virus response can be a bit confusingAs the number of virus cases climbs in Italy, authorities across Europe are scrambling to address fears about the disease without fueling panic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Kosovo: 2nd former fighter refuses war crimes court summons A former independence fighter in Kosovo says he won't submit to questioning by a investigating crimes against humanity during and after the country's 1998-99 war
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Farmers protest blocking the motorway near Navalmoral de la Mata in Caceres province, Spain, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Farmers in fluorescent yellow vests have begun blocking highways in southwestern Spain with tractors and other vehicles in the latest mass protest over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers. (AP Photo/Alicia Leon)
Spain tries to appease protesting farmers over unfair pricesThe Spanish government has introduced new regulations on the pricing of food in supermarkets, in response to weeks of country-wide farmers' protests over plummeting incomes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Supporters of Julian Assange hold placards as they protest on the second day of a week of opening arguments for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange outside Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in south east London, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. U.S. authorities, want to try Assange on espionage charges. A lawyer for the Americans said the Australian computer expert was an “ordinary” criminal whose publication of hundreds of thousands of secret military documents put many people at risk of torture and death. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Lawyer complains of prison treatment of WikiLeaks' AssangeA lawyer for Julian Assange says the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had court papers taken away on the first day of a hearing on his extradition to the United States
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Study finds drop in life expectancy for poor English womenA new report says that life expectancy for English women in the most deprived communities outside London declined over the last 10 years and stalled a century-long trend toward longer lives
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Greece's Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, left, walks with his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire before their meeting in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greece looks to France for post-bailout investment driveFrench Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said his government is backing Greece's request to make emergency spending on the migrant crisis exempt from official fiscal calculations
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, attends a news conference for the film 'Hillary' during the 70th International Film Festival Berlin, Berlinale in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Hillary Clinton: Will support Sanders if nominated for DemsFormer U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed her skepticism about Bernie Sanders but says she will support the Democratic nominee regardless of who it is
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2010, file photo, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman, listens to officials at a prison in Sheikhupura near Lahore, Pakistan. Asia Bibi will receive Tuesday her diploma as a Citizen of Honor of the city of Paris, a title she was awarded in 2015. She is to meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, the Elysee said. (AP Photo, File)
Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy seeks asylum in FranceA Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan says she is going to request asylum in France
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Guenther Weiss, director of internal medicine station at the University Hospital, briefs the media during a news conference in Innsbruck, Austria, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. Two 24 years old Italians from Bergamo were tested positiv on the virus stay in quarantine at the hospital. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
3 European nations report first virus cases with Italy linkSwitzerland, Austria and Croatia have confirmed their first COVID-19 cases in their countries involving people who had recently traveled from virus-hit parts of neighboring Italy
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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