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Burkini Ban Spreads in French Beach Towns

Three more French towns are on the verge of banning the burkini, a full-body swimsuit worn by Muslim women. Three Mediterranean towns -- Cannes, Villeneuve-Loubet and Sisco on the island of Corsica -- have already banned the garment on public beaches, causing an outcry in the Muslim community. In the southwest, the mayor of Leucate was set to sign a municipal decree that would ban the burkini on public beaches. The mayors of Oye-Plage and Le Touquet also plan to follow suit. The...

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