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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court has invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional.The panel of five judges on the East African country's Constitutional Cou ...more

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions against Russia are not helping to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, state-run Itar-Tass news agency quoted Russia's envoy to the European Union as saying on Friday. "These sanctions do not help (reachi ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan court invalidates law that strengthened criminal penalties against homosexuals. ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled less hours after coming into effect.Health Ministry official Ashraf al-Kidra told T ...more

Reuters News - 26 minutes ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it will impose import duties on products from Moldova, its latest move to limit trade with the former Soviet republic which signed a free-trade deal with the European Union in June. Moscow has put curb ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to create a specialty license plate celebrating the homecoming of LeBron James.State Rep. Rep. Bill Patmon says he plans to introduce legislation within the next two weeks for the "LeBron James Witnes ...more

Reuters News - 32 minutes ago

By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer has added his name to a growing list calling for Europe captain Paul McGinley to consider 56-year-old Bernhard Langer as one of his three Ryder Cup wildcard choices. < ...more

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By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria, one of five EU states that depend totally on Russia for nuclear fuel, and Westinghouse Electric Company signed a shareholder agreement on Friday paving the way for construction of a new nuclear ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - "Hundreds" of Chinese employees at Microsoft Corp's Nokia phone business protested on Friday against mass layoffs that the U.S. tech company announced last month, according to an employee present and pictures posted on social media ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day — in fact, for more t ...more