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Uganda gay pride party after tough law overturned
From Yahoo News: Dancing and waving rainbow-coloured flags, Ugandan activists held their first gay pride rally Saturday since the overturning of a tough anti-homosexuality law, which authorities have appealed. Everyone was in hiding before because of the
Obama under fire for jetting out to Martha's Vineyard
President Barack Obama refused to put forward a timetable for a resolution to the conflict in Iraq, saying that it was going to 'take some time,' in a Saturday morning press conference that preceded his departure to Martha's Vineyard.
G.M. Loses Bid to Dismiss Suit Over Switch
General Motors was unable to persuade a judge in Georgia to dismiss a case that helped set in motion the company’s worldwide recall of 2.6 million cars with a deadly ignition defect and that touched off the worst safety crisis in the automaker’s 106-year
Kevin Glenn, Lions survive Tiger-Cats
Kevin Glenn survived two more interceptions to throw for 407 yards and a touchdown as the B.C. Lions overcame an up-and-down performance to defeat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 36-29.
Toronto bakery makes $900 cupcakel
The gourmet cupcake craze has been declared dead by more than one trend-watcher, but it's still got sweet appeal for a Toronto man who spent $900 on an elaborate confection for his wife's 40th birthday.
Seller in Red Deer takes to Kijiji to sell fighter jet
Along with the well-worn futons, tired loveseats and suspect mattresses, bargain hunters shopping on Kijiji in Alberta on Friday stumbled across a high-flying ad with much loftier ambitions. Once used by Britain’s Royal Navy to fly missions in Kosovo, a S
Perseid meteor shower peaks near supermoon
This year's Perseid meteor shower coincides with the brightest full moon of the year. Here are five tips to give you the best chance of spotting lots of shooting stars despite the supermoon-light.
Why one restaurant gives 15-percent prayer discount
Mary's Gourmet Diner has an official policy of giving diners a special savings if they "pray publicly" before chowing down. In the South, a number of steakhouses deduct from the bill if a customer finishes the entree, according to the restaurant trivia si
Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam
Most veterans who had persistent post-traumatic stress a decade or more after serving in the Vietnam War have shown surprisingly little improvement since then, and a large percentage have died, a new study finds, updating landmark research that began a ge
Key Cleric in Egypt Rejects Executions
CAIRO — In a rare official rebuke, Egypt’s highest Muslim religious authority refused to approve death sentences imposed by a court on senior leaders of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, saying that the case lacked evidence, court officials said on Thursda
Malaysia Airlines to be taken over by government
Malaysia's state investment company said Friday it plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned, removing it from the country's stock exchange and then restructuring the carrier that is reeling from double disasters.
Stowaway arrested again at Los Angeles International Airport
A woman who flew from San Jose to Los Angeles without a boarding pass and has made repeated attempts to sneak aboard flights was arrested again Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport after wandering through terminals without an airline ticket, auth
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