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Taiwan's Top Court Rules In Favour Of Same-Sex Marriage

The debate over whether to legalise same-sex marriage has divided Taiwan

Judges in Taiwan have decided in favour of same-sex marriage, making it the first country in Asia to do so.

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Lightning Strikes Kill 41 Cambodians In 5 Months

PHNOM PENH -- Forty-one Cambodians, mostly rural dwellers, had been killed by lightning strikes in the first five months of 2017, slightly up from 40 deaths over the same period last year, a spokesman said on Wednesday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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The UK Is Deploying Soldiers To Patrol Streets Because Another Attack Could Be 'Imminent'

The United Kingdom will deploy soldiers to take over guard duties at key sites so elite police can focus on the threat of another terror attack.

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United Flight Evacuated On Newark Airport Tarmac After Engine Fire

A United flight was evacuated on the Newark Liberty International Airport tarmac Tuesday night after an engine fire was spotted by the airport's tower, officials said.

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5-Year-Old Boy Left Home Alone Finds RM31K In Cash Hidden In Drawer, Rips It All To Shreds

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One father returned home on Saturday to find that his restless five-year-son had discovered his hidden money stash, and completely destroyed it.

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Pregnant High School Student Not Allowed To Walk At Graduation

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A high school senior who attends a private Christian school in Maryland will not get a chance to attend her graduation ceremony because she is pregnant.

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Five Die As Car And Lorry Crash On M6 In Staffordshire

The driver and four passengers of the car were killed in the crash southbound between junction 15 for Stoke-on-Trent and 14 for Stafford.

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Experts Discuss On Swine Genetics In Cuba

HAVANA -- More than 200 experts from 16 countries are discussing on genetics and reproduction of pigs, issues of two of eight workshops to be held during the second day of the Seventh International Seminar on Tropical Swine Production.

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SpaceX Technician Says Concerns About Tests Got Him Fired

A former Space Exploration Technologies Corp. technician was fired for complaining to management that rocket-building test protocols weren’t followed and results were falsified, jeopardizing the safety of eventual manned trips into orbit, his lawyer told a jury.

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Spain Considers Vietnam Important Partner In Asia-Pacific: King Felipe VI

King Felipe VI.

MADRID -- Spain regards Vietnam as an important partner in Asia-Pacific, King of Spain Felipe VI told visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at a meeting here on Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

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