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Updated: 11th January 2020 21:31Society and Culture

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Women
Sarah Jackson addressed her abuser, former Baptist pastor Cameron Giovanelli, during his sentencing in Maryland.
“The First Temptation of Christ” was censored for the benefit of "Brazilian society which is mostly Christian,” the Rio de Janeiro judge said.
Politics
Gavin Newsom also orders agencies to identify state property, like vacant hospitals, that can provide temporary shelter.
Politics
A rally in solidarity against anti-Semitism drew tens of thousands on Sunday amid fears of a rise in hate crimes.

Weird News
Padfoot went on the prowl at a prison in England but ended up having to be saved by animal welfare workers.
Politics
Former Gov. Matt Bevin issued hundreds of last-minute pardons, including those for a convicted child rapist and the relative of a political donor.
Politics
Ethan Couch famously claimed in 2013 that his affluent upbringing was to blame for his deadly drunk driving accident.
Weird News
Customers at a Howell, New Jersey, movie theater assumed the fireworks were gunshots and panicked.
Politics
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the president of Mexico, said on Wednesday that there was a time when[imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera Guzmán "had the same power or had the influence that the then president."
World News
Fireworks dotted the globe with New Year's celebrations in every time zone.
Politics
Tiffany Wallace's father, Anton “Tony” Wallace, died when a gunman opened fire at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement on Sunday.
World News
A man who stole the urn from a car in Cyprus contacted the family in Sweden, telling them where to find it, the deceased teen's mother said.
Politics
Prosecutors have charged Grafton E. Thomas with five counts of obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs for an attack on an Orthodox Jewish community in Monsey.
Politics
The presidential contender, who is Jewish, reflected on how his family fled religious persecution and he urged all Americans to reject bigotry and hate.
U.S. News
An Associated Press investigation found hundreds of priests accused of sexual abuse have not been identified by the Roman Catholic Church.
U.S. News
Police are investigating the hate symbol painted in red over the mural.
"The First Temptation of Christ," a comedy which depicts Jesus returning home on his 30th birthday, has been deemed blasphemous by a number of critics.
Entertainment
Officials will need to decide whether or not to press charges against the former Hollywood producer.
Entertainment
Walt Disney World employees who portray Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck each filed police reports this month.
U.S. News
In a 2-1 decision, the court said a U.S. District Judge improperly second-guessed whether the suspect intended to kill FBI Special Agent Kevin Coughlin.