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France's #MeToo moment? Woman's book alleges sex with 'ogre' author when she was a minor
Now a grown woman, Vanessa Springora is causing a literary, legal and cultural storm in France with her explosive tell-all book that alleges, in cutting detail, an underage and destructive sexual relationship with French writer Gabriel Matzneff, now in his eighties.

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Australian investigators offer nearly $700G reward in decades-old cold case of missing toddler
Australian detectives investigating the abduction and suspected murder of a British-born toddler 50 years ago have offered a nearly $700,000 reward for information relating to the cold case.

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German city defuses rare World War II bombs after mass evacuation
Thousands of people in and around the German city of Dortmund were evacuated on Sunday while crews defused two World War II-era bombs, officials said.

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Philippines volcano bring threat of 'volcanic tsunami' after eruption near Manila halts flights, thousands flee
Authorities in the Philippines have warned that a "volcanic tsunami" may be possible after a small volcano near the country's capital erupted on Sunday, shutting down the main international airport and causing tends of thousands to evacuate.¬

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Iraqi journalist, cameraman ‚Äėassassinated' while covering anti-government protests
An Iraqi journalist and his cameraman were shot dead by unknown gunmen on Friday while covering anti-government demonstrations in Iraq's southern city of Basra, officials said.

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Taiwan's leader reelected as voters back tough China stance
Tsai Ing-wen was reelected as Taiwan's president by a landslide Saturday in a victory that signaled strong support for her tough stance against China among voters determined to defend their democratic way of life.

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Iran anti-government protests erupt over shooting down of Ukrainian passenger plane: ‚ÄėDeath to the dictator'
Anti-government protests erupted across Iran late Saturday, where thousands of demonstrators called for a regime change with chants of ‚Äúdeath to the dictator,‚ÄĚ following the state's eventual admission that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane.

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Pickering nuclear station 'incident' that triggered mass emergency alert in Canada was sent in error
Residents across the greater Toronto area were jolted awake early Sunday after a mass mobile alert was sent after an "incident" was reported at a nuclear power plant that turned out to be sent in error.

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Iran arrests UK ambassador in what Britain calls ‚Äėflagrant violation of international law'
A top British official condemned Saturday's arrest of the U.K. ambassador to Iran during anti-government protests in Tehran, calling the detainment ‚Äúa flagrant violation of international law.‚ÄĚ

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Sultan Qaboos of Oman, who ruled since 1970, dies at 79
The Sultan of¬ Oman, Qaboos bin Said, who seized power during a 1970s palace coup, passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday, according to the country's state-run news agency. His cause of death was not announced.

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