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Australians endorse gay marriage, ensuring Parliament bill

11/15/2017 9:33am

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year, although the form any law would take and its allowances for religious objections sparked immediate debate.

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

11/14/2017 11:56am

The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond U.S. borders.

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

11/14/2017 12:28pm

 Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq that killed over 530 people, with weeping women crying out to God as aid workers found new bodies. 

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400

11/13/2017 9:49am

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border killed over 400 people across both countries, sent residents fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities said Monday.