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More than 500 boys abused at top German Catholic school | World news

Five-hundred-and-forty-seven pupils at one of Germany’s most famous Roman Catholic choir schools were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 2015, an independent report has found, with some boys likening the institution to “prison, hell or a concentration camp”. The 440-page report chronicles teachers at the school in Regensburg doling …

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Tuesday briefing: another crunch cabinet meeting for May | World news

Top story: Another May day? Good morning, Graham Russell here delivering your morning briefing. The prime minister today faces (another) crunch cabinet meeting today that will be seen as a test of her power amid a splintered cabinet, a nascent revolt over education spending and less-than-convincing Brexit talks. Theresa May …

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Season 7 Premiere Recap—Welcome to Westeros World News

Welcome to the first issue of this volume of the Westeros World News! Every week, our roving reporter Mike Bloom will be giving you the top headlines around Westeros as he discusses the events from the most recent episode of Game of Thrones. The Zone in Dragonstone: Returned Queen Makes …

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World news photos: Season of bullfighting protests and more

JAKE ELLISON, SPECIAL TO SEATTLEPI.COM Published 12:43 pm, Sunday, July 16, 2017 Photo: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images Opposition leader Henrique Capriles speaks to the press at a polling station in Caracas on July 16, 2017 during an opposition-organized vote against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitution. Authorities have refused …

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Cook Islander tops the world of coconut tree climbing

Cook Islander tops the world of coconut tree climbing By News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright TMTV Image caption George Iona celebrates his winning climb A Cook Islander has become the first ever world champion in the sport of coconut tree climbing, it’s been reported. George …

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