Monday, November 20, 2017

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'More pigs will be revealed': Asia Argento on life after accusing Weinstein of rape

It has been six weeks since Asia Argento helped set off an avalanche that knocked down the most powerful man in Hollywood. Since her public accusation of rape against Harvey Weinstein – Argento was...

Easter Island candidate puts self-rule on ballot in Chile election

On the tiny Pacific outpost of Easter Island, the giant stone heads representing ancient ancestors face inland towards the island’s rolling green hills and volcanoes. And ahead of general elections in Chile – which...

'Love won': vandalised George Michael mural in Sydney gets a makeover

A mural depicting the late singer George Michael as a saint has been defaced in Sydney by a man claiming to be defending his religion. The 23-year-old man, who was arrested by New South...

Italy’s self-esteem has taken a beating, but I still wouldn’t live anywhere else

Millions of Italians have been understandably despondent for the past few days. The results of the regional elections in Sicily proved that former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is back in the big time....

Mungo Man: the final journey of our 40,000-year-old ancestor

It started out in an industrial complex carpark – hardly fitting, it seemed, for a man who helped us redefine our understanding of human history – but this was the repository for treasured...

Northcote byelection: Greens' Lidia Thorpe takes Melbourne seat from Labor

The Greens made a big step forward in the inner city of Melbourne on Saturday night, with Lidia Thorpe winning the byelection in the state Labor seat of Northcote, with a swing of...

Who wins and loses in Trump's tax plan?

Over the Thanksgiving break Congress will have time to start digesting Donald Trump’s plans to implement the largest tax overhaul in a generation. It already has Trump’s critics – and several leading Republicans...

Can Trump spare us his outrage on sexual harassment? | Jessica Valenti

As if it weren’t enough that every day is bringing a new allegation of harassment or assault against a powerful man, the most powerful serial harasser in the country decided to weigh in...

Dispatch from Alabama: 'Roy Moore plays into the stereotypes the rest of the world...

Two young boys in suits and ties, and two young girls in dresses, sang about the love of God. A woman turned to the person next to her and asked: “How can you...

America's response to school massacres? A booming classroom security industry

When 16 primary school children were massacred in Dunblane in 1996, the United Kingdom responded by tightening already strict gun laws to ban civilian ownership of handguns. The United States has responded to nearly...

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Cost: Damages over $100 billion from back-to-back storms

One monster hurricane can cause serious...