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    Sexual Assault Allegations Divide Mexico’s Governing Party

    Mexico’s president has stood by a candidate accused of sexual assault. The case is testing the president’s promises of justice and equality for all.

    Video Assault Thrusts a Black Man, and French Police, Into Spotlight

    A music producer believes he’d be in jail unjustly if not for a video showing how the police beat him. Instead, he is now in the eye of a political storm in France.
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