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German parliament fines far-right party for PR firm donation

Apr. 16, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German parliament has fined the far-right Alternative for Germany party more than 400,000 euros ($452,200) for accepting illegal campaign donations. The Bundestag said in a statement on Tuesday that two senior party members received free advertising from a public relations firm based in...

Swiss to vote on animal and human testing ban

Apr. 12, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss will get their say on whether to allow animal and human testing of products sold in the rich Alpine country, the government said Friday, after concerns were raised by those who call the practices inhumane. The federal government says petitioners successfully collected the minimum...