Police and protesters clash in Amsterdam after tolerant policy toward squatting is ended

Violent protests after Dutch outlaw squatting

Dutch tradition of “squatting” in empty homes now illegal, ending another pillar of tolerance

Hands off my house: Dutch outlaw squatting

Democrat in La. Senate race hopes to sway women with ad focused on Vitter scandals

La. Dem’s ad seeks to revive Vitter scandals

Jesse Jackson Jr.’s wife tells newspaper her ‘heart will heal’ after husband’s admitted affair

Jackson’s wife: ‘My heart will heal’ after affair

Emanuel could find himself playing catch-up if waits too long to get into Chicago mayor’s race

Time crunch for Emanuel in Chicago mayor race

Chicago mayor’s race taking shape as 2 people close to Cook County sheriff tell AP he’ll run

Chicago mayor’s race begins to take shape

CHICAGO — After two weeks of talk and speculation, the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley truly began to take shape with word that Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will run.

APNewsBreak: 2 people close to Cook Co. Sheriff Tom Dart tell AP he will run for Chicago mayor

AP Sources: Sheriff will run for Chicago mayor

Trial concludes in case of Wash. lesbian seeking Air Force reinstatement; judge to rule Friday

Judge to rule Friday on Witt’s return to Air Force

Lesbian suing for reinstatement to Air Force takes witness stand at federal trial in Wash.

Lesbian seeking return to Air Force testifies

Ex-mayor: Embattled Philly housing czar given too much power, suing for golden parachute

Ex-mayor: Philly housing czar given too much power

W.Va. gov. wins Democratic nomination for US Senate; David Vitter takes GOP primary in La.

US President Barack Obama

W.Va. governor wins Dem nomination for US Senate; Vitter cruises to GOP primary in La.

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Incumbent Sen. David Vitter easily captures GOP nomination in Louisiana

Sen. Vitter easily wins GOP nomination in La.

W.Va. Gov. Manchin wins Dem primary for US Senate; Vitter has 2 GOP challengers in La.

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Tweet posted by staffer of Alaska GOP Senate hopeful Joe Miller causes stir

Tweet by AK Senate candidate’s staffer causes stir

Re-emergence of sidewalk porn in Iraq offers window into the country’s chaotic politics

In porn, a story of Iraq’s politics

BAGHDAD — The nude women on the DVD cover in a Baghdad street stall say it all: Change, whether you like it or not, is afoot in Iraq.

Rand Paul’s campaign mum on whether it will return donation from founder of adult website

Adult website operator among Rand Paul donors

Taliban stone young couple to death for adultery in northern Afghanistan, officials say

Taliban stone couple for adultery in Afghanistan

APNewsBreak: US Senate nominee Greene indicted on felony charge of showing porn to SC student

Longshot US Senate candidate from SC indicted

Iranian state TV airs purported confession by woman who faced death by stoning for adultery

Iran claims woman facing death has confessed

Berlusconi’s breakup with longtime ally might be the beginning of the end

Berlusconi’s political future uncertain

ROME — Silvio Berlusconi has survived corruption charges, a sex scandal and a nasty public divorce, but a break with a key ally could spell the beginning of the end of a 16-year political career for the multibillionare businessman.

Brazil’s president offers refuge to Iranian woman sentenced to death for committing adultery

Brazil offers haven to Iran woman in adultery case

GOP senator gets an unwelcome surprise _ conservative challenger with none of the baggage

The Dalai Lama

Iran judge says woman not to be stoned ‘for the time being’

Iran halts stoning of woman ‘for time being’

Iran says death by stoning sentence for woman convicted of adultery under review

Iran to review woman’s stoning verdict

TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer for an Iranian widow sentenced to be stoned to death for an adultery conviction expressed cautious optimism Saturday after Iran said it will review the decision, which has drawn international condemnation.

Iranian stoning sentence for woman convicted of adultery draws outrage in US, UK

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GOP senators say Kagan’s bench memos to Justice Marshall show political approach to law

GOP senators criticize Kagan’s work as court clerk

Allegations against Air Force chief in Ohio include sexy text message exchanges, unwanted sex

Air Force chief in Ohio facing sex allegations

Turkey’s main opposition party elects anti-corruption crusader as new leader

Turkey’s opposition party elects new leader

Indiana legislator seeking to replace Rep. Mark Souder says he asked about infidelity rumors

Hopeful for Souder seat says he asked about rumors

Sex scandal is a harder fall for Ind. Rep. Souder as public words, private actions clash

Ind. lawmaker falls harder as words, actions clash

8-term Republican Souder, resigning over affair, third of 9 Indiana congressmen to step down

GOP’s Souder latest Ind. congressman to bow out

8-term GOP Rep. Mark Souder of Indiana says he’ll resign over affair with staffer

Indiana Rep. Souder says he’ll resign over affair

SC gov’s ex-wife Jenny Sanford to appear on talk show, campaign for GOP gov candidate Haley

SC gov’s ex-wife offers campaign help to Haley

Rielle Hunter says John Edwards didn’t tell wife about affair until after August ‘08 interview

Rielle Hunter talks about Edwards with Winfrey

Former congressman Massa says $40,000 payment to chief of staff was not authorized

Massa says $40,000 check to aide wasn’t authorized

Former congressman Eric Massa wrote $40,00 check to top aide shortly before his resignaton

Massa gave $40,000 to aide before resigning

Former Rep. Massa’s chief of staff alleges he was sexually harassed by lawmaker

Ex-congressman’s top aide files harass complaint

AIDS advocacy group to target 9 California porn agencies in labor complaints

9 porn agencies to be targeted in labor complaints

AIDS advocacy group target 9 California porn agencies in labor complaints

9 Calif porn agencies targeted in labor complaints

Porn star decides not to challenge Louisiana’s Vitter in Republican Senate primary

President Barack Obama

US ambassador to Australia criticizes proposed online filter, says Internet should be free

US diplomat criticizes Australia’s Web filter

Palestinian president fires aide over scandal surrounding sex tape

Palestinian president fires aide over sex scandal

French sex workers protest proposal to legalize brothels, say they want independence

French sex workers protest legal brothels

PARIS — Dozens of French sex workers proclaiming themselves proud to be prostitutes marched Wednesday to protest a lawmaker’s proposal to legalize brothels in France, arguing that such a law would deny them the freedom to work on their own.

Rewind! SC filmmaker claims channels promoted his film, then aired soft-core porn of same name

SC filmmaker: Channels showed porn, not his comedy

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