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China's first same-sex marriage case accepted by court

China court accepts country’s first same sex marriage case, lodged by gay man against civil affairs bureau which refused him license to marry<p>China has accepted its first same-sex marriage case, seen as a step forward for gay rights in the country.<p>Sun Wenlin lodged a case against a civil affairs …

Same-sex Marriage

Does North Korea really have an H-bomb?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In December, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed that his country had become a "powerful nuclear weapons state ready to detonate a hydrogen bomb," a so-called H-bomb. If true, the advance would mark a significant step up in the state's arsenal, and would be further cause for concern …

North Korea

Paris attacks 'ringleader' Abdelhamid Abaaoud evaded Athens police

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1212000/1212839_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532480990_fece44e1e2c96c2db07213fa2ded3140<p><b>Greek police tried to capture the suspected ringleader of the Paris terror attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, in January but the operation failed.</b><p>A Belgian …

Paris Attacks

Donald Trump's Muslim Bashing Aids Cause of Terror Networks, Say Experts

Donald Trump's call for closing America's door to Muslims is opening a window of opportunity for groups like ISIS, counter-terrorism experts and human rights advocates say.<p>The Republican presidential candidate's controversial proposal for barring all Muslims from entering the United States is being …

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Military Jet

Turkish officials say jet violated its airspace; Russia says jet was over Syria<p>Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian military jet along the Syrian border on Tuesday, sparking fury in Moscow that threatened to undercut efforts to create a new international coalition to confront expanding Islamic State …

Russian Military

Researchers are working on a patch that can vaccinate wearers against measles

Human clinical trials could begin as early as 2017<p>A small, wearable patch is in development that could change the landscape of vaccinations, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are in the process of creating a …

Public Health

Nepal's government ill-equipped to handle earthquake disaster

As the death toll from Nepal's massive earthquake passed 4,200 on Monday, it was not just drinking water, hospital beds, gasoline, electricity and sanitary facilities that were in short supply.<p>Hope in the government's ability to help was also increasingly scarce.<p>Unstable and resource-starved even …