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FBI investigate after ex-Abercrombie boss sex claims

The FBI has begun an investigation after the BBC revealed claims that the former CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) sexually exploited and abused men at events he hosted around the world. Mike Jeffries and his British partner also face a civil lawsuit alleging they ran a sex-trafficking operation. FBI agents are now interviewing and…

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Cyclone Belal: Flooding after storm hits Réunion

Torrential rain and flooding has hit Mauritius and the French territory of Réunion, in the Indian Ocean, as Cyclone Belal crosses the islands. One person was killed in Réunion, where the population of some 860,000 people was ordered to shelter at home, but authorities said the eye of the storm had avoided the island. Around…

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In Pictures: Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

More than 200 million Christians around the world are associated with Orthodox Churches and most celebrate Christmas on 7 January as they follow the Julian calendar, unlike those Christian denominations which follow the Gregorian calendar. Ceremonies and processions marking the event have been taking place around the world from Cairo to Moscow. The majority of…

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