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World News Homosexuality No Longer A Crime, Rules Supreme Court On Section 377
Author: 0 Homosexuality No Longer A Crime, Rules Supreme Court On Section 377

Sexual orientation of an individual is natural and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a violation of Freedom of Expression, Supreme Court . "As a logical person, I can understand there is some problem with this section". However, this relief was short-lived. The government, which had earlier supported the anti-gay sex law, said it left it to the judges to decide whether the law was constitutional.

Author: 0 Netanyahu orders closure of Israel's Paraguay embassy

It was one of just three nations, including the USA and Guatemala, to do so. However, Paraguay's new president, Mario Abdo Benítez, who took office last month, reviewed the choice and his foreign minister told reporters on Wednesday that the decision had been changed.

World News Sen. Murkowski pays tribute to Sen. John McCain in floor speech
Author: 0 Sen. Murkowski pays tribute to Sen. John McCain in floor speech

For all of John McCain's exalted titles - war hero, senator, presidential nominee - Meghan McCain said she loved him best as a father. "And to me, he was a friend whom I'll deeply miss". On CNN's State of the Union yesterday, two of John McCain's close friends, Sen. Stevie Wonder was just one of several speakers in Detroit who, directly or indirectly, took verbal shots at Trump .

World News Houses engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Japan
Author: 0 Houses engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Japan

The Tomari nuclear power station, shut since shortly after a massive 2011 quake, reported no irregularities and its fuel rods were cooling safely in a pool, operator Hokkaido Electric Power Co told NHK. "Now on bus to airport but significant delays with no power and some roads damaged". Japan, situated on the "ring of fire" arc of volcanos and oceanic trenches that partly encircles the Pacific Basin, experiences around 20% of the world's earthquakes of magnitude 6 or greater.

World News Philippine leader Duterte eyes arms trade on visit to Israel
Author: 0 Philippine leader Duterte eyes arms trade on visit to Israel

I hope this will not happen again", Duterte stated. May the world learn the lesson of this horrific and benighted period of human history. Macon Ramos-Araneta "It's hard to say that Duterte, a friend of United States President Donald Trump who has also been welcomed in other countries, is worse than others with whom Israel has maintained official or secret ties".

World News In primary stunner, progressive ousts Massachusetts Rep. Michael Capuano
Author: 0 In primary stunner, progressive ousts Massachusetts Rep. Michael Capuano

Her victory comes just two months after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez similarly defeated a top House leader in a primary for a NY congressional seat. Capuano conceded to Pressley a little more than an hour after polls closed. "The similarities and ties don't end there, though there are some key differences". She also had the backing of the state's attorney general, Maura Healey .

World News Egyptian arrested after backpack ignites near US Embassy
Author: 0 Egyptian arrested after backpack ignites near US Embassy

CBS News has been unable to verify the authenticity of the social media videos, but they match accounts from witnesses and reports on Egyptian media. The US embassy reopened for business less than an hour after the incident. They continued, "Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Egypt. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities".

World News UK's Labour Party adopts full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism
Author: 0 UK's Labour Party adopts full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The BBC reported that Corbyn had wanted a longer accompanying statement saying "it should not be considered anti-Semitic to describe Israel, its policies or the circumstances around its foundation as racist due to their discriminatory impact, or to support another settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict".

World News Two Russians charged by United Kingdom in poisoning of ex-spy, daughter
Author: 0 Two Russians charged by United Kingdom in poisoning of ex-spy, daughter

Mrs May has said that these two suspects are "officers from the Russian military intelligence services". "This was also not a rogue operation", she said. Peskov added that Moscow has no new information about the attack because Britain has refused to share case files. Police on Wednesday gave new details about what Basu called "one of the most complex investigations" the force had ever seen.

World News Russian Federation launches airstrikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib
Author: 0 Russian Federation launches airstrikes in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

The statement further noted that the planes involved in the airstrikes had taken off from the Russian-run Hmeimim air base in Syria's western coastal province of Latakia. "3.5 million people live there. The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy ", Mr.

World News US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack
Author: 0 US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack

The statement did not describe the circumstances of the attack or give a location beyond saying that it occurred in eastern Afghanistan on September 3. 2, 2018. The world recognizes we can not fail. And it comes as Afghan forces are struggling to contain a resurgent Taliban and an increasingly powerful Islamic State affiliate.

World News After demos, far-right AfD overtakes German Social Democrats
Author: 0 After demos, far-right AfD overtakes German Social Democrats

Numerous far-right supporters came from the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, and the anti-Islam Populist Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) movement, according to police. Some of the demonstrations erupted into violence between far-right marchers and counter-protesters. People attend a concert to say "No" to the far right on September 3, 2018 in Chemnitz, eastern Germany.

World News Iran FM says ‘terrorists must be purged’ from Syria
Author: 0 Iran FM says ‘terrorists must be purged’ from Syria

Last week, Iran's defense minister traveled to Damascus and signed an agreement for defense cooperation between the two countries with his Syrian counterpart. Iran maintains that it is in Syria in an advisory role. Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in the conflict, but acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes in Syria to stop what it says are deliveries of advanced weaponry to its Lebanese enemy Hezbollah, which is backed by Iran.

World News Brexit flames fanned by former United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Brexit flames fanned by former United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson

Under the Chequers plan, "we will remain in the European Union taxi, but this time locked in the boot, with absolutely no say on the destination". With Parliament returning from recess on Tuesday, the PM is expected to face a coordinated effort from Tory hardline Brexiteers to abandon her exit agenda amid reports that election strategist Sir Lynton Crosby is involved in a "chuck Chequers" campaign.

World News New Trump attack against Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 New Trump attack against Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Chris Collins (R-Clarence). The President's tweets about various indictments brought against California Rep. Duncan Hunter who misused more than $250,000 in campaign funds and then threw his wife under the bus , and Chris Collins of NY who was indicted on insider trading and wire fraud .

World News Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Jebi
Author: 0 Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Jebi

Jebi, whose name means "swallow" in Korean, is the latest harsh weather to hit Japan this summer following deadly rains, landslides , floods and record-breaking heat that killed hundreds of people. Typhoon Jebi made landfall in the west of the country, bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 216km/h (135 mph). The Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen bullet train lines have been suspended by railway operators and parts of major highways have also been closed, the transport ministry said.

World News Bob Woodward has 'had a lot of credibility problems'
Author: 0 Bob Woodward has 'had a lot of credibility problems'

He added that during debriefings with his predecessor, John Dowd, he was never told about the numerous interactions that are described in the book, between Trump, Dowd, Jay Sekulow and members of Robert Mueller's special counsel team. "Let's [expletive] kill him". It is also said that aides have removed papers from Mr Trump's desk to prevent him signing them. "He couldn't even be a one-person country lawyer down in Alabama".

World News Bridge in busy Kolkata locality collapses, one killed
Author: 0 Bridge in busy Kolkata locality collapses, one killed

Four NDRF teams along with fire brigade personnel were pressed in the rescue operations. "We are trying to assess if there are people trapped beneath the debris", Sovan Chatterjee, the mayor of Kolkata , who visited the accident site, told Reuters .

World News Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan
Author: 0 Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

Typhoon Jebi made landfall in western Japan on Tuesday, believed to be the strongest tropical cyclone to come ashore in Japan in 25 years. Japan is now in its annual typhoon season, and is regularly struck by major storm systems during the summer and autumn.

World News Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors
Author: 0 Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors

US President Donald Trump has escalated his attacks on Attorney-General Jeff Sessions , suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans in mid-term jeopardy with recent indictments of two Republican congressmen. Hunter and his wife, Margaret, illegally used campaign funds to pay personal bills big and small, from luxury vacations to kids' school lunches and even a plane ticket for their pet rabbit , according to a stinging, 47-page indictment.

World News Texas Woman Leads Police On 100 MPH Chase With Baby In SUV
Author: 0 Texas Woman Leads Police On 100 MPH Chase With Baby In SUV

The woman, later identified as 29-year-old Catilyn Rodriguez, hit speeds of over 100 miles per hour at some points in the high-speed pursuit. The incident happened on June 15, but police helicopter footage has only now been released by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

World News Investigation Into Death Of Australian Model On Superyacht In Greece
Author: 0 Investigation Into Death Of Australian Model On Superyacht In Greece

Sinead McNamara , 20, was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the Mayan Queen IV in the Greek port of Argostoli in Kefalonia , news.com.au reported. Her occupation while there has not been disclosed, but she had been travelling on the boat for the duration. The yacht must remain in port as investigators try to piece together what happened in her final hours, local media reports.

World News 4 family members killed in Wisconsin kayaking accident
Author: 0 4 family members killed in Wisconsin kayaking accident

The children were 3, 6, and 9 years old. According to authorities, the 29-year-old mother was the only survivor. Lake Superior from the shore of Michigan Island. "She was holding what was possibly a cell phone light", Haraf told CNN . "She was exhausted and was suffering from hypothermia". Fryman and two of the children were found dead in the water after midnight, according to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.

World News Myanmar court convicts, jails journalists over Rohingya violence investigation
Author: 0 Myanmar court convicts, jails journalists over Rohingya violence investigation

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had pleaded not guilty to violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. The reporters were arrested on December 12 after being invited to meet with police officials at a restaurant in Yangon, where they were handed rolled-up papers allegedly linked to the security force operations in Rakhine State.

World News Saudi denies hitting school bus after admitting 'mistakes'
Author: 0 Saudi denies hitting school bus after admitting 'mistakes'

The alliance, backed by the United States, is battling with Houthi rebels aligned with Iran. The Saudis' statement-which insists the coalition carried out last month's strike because it believed the school bus was full of Houthi rebels-comes amid growing global outrage over what one human rights advocate called their " reckless disregard for human life " in Yemen.

World News 2 women caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ in Malaysia
Author: 0 2 women caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ in Malaysia

Two women were publicly caned by a Malaysian Shariah court on Monday for allegedly having sex, a punishment that drew worldwide rebuke as both cruel and indicative of growing concerns about LGBT discrimination in the country. She said Malaysian laws were inconsistent because civil laws prohibit corporal punishment against female prisoners. Their conviction came amid concerns around growing intolerance toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Malaysia after activists ...

World News White House withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh's records
Author: 0 White House withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh's records

Bush administration in the early 2000s. Despite Democrats' complaints that Republicans have failed to request Kavanaugh's documents from his time as White House staff secretary during the Bush years, the nominee's first hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee is set for Tuesday.