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The official fiction, <b>Brian Whitaker</b> explains, is that gay people don’t exist in the Middle East. They do – and for many of them, the attitudes of family and society are a much bigger problem than the fear of being persecuted<p>When the US supreme court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage last year, …

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DIVIDED AMERICA: Gun views fractious even as fewer bear arms

NEW YORK (AP) — Wherever you look in this nation born of a bloody revolution of musket fire, chances are there's sharp disagreement over firearms.<p>Democrats war with Republicans, and small towns are against cities. Women and men are at odds, as are blacks and whites and old and young. North clashes …

Karl Rove’s Awful, and Afactual, Remarks About Hillary Clinton’s Health

Where does Karl Rove come off with his ageist and sexist—and, by the way, completely afactual—remark about Hillary Clinton’s health?<p>In December 2012, …

Captain Who Fled South Korea Ferry Faces Murder Charge

MOKPO, South Korea — The captain and three senior crew members of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 280 passengers — many of them school children — were indicted for homicide on Thursday, a senior prosecutor said.<p>Prosecutors also indicted the 11 other surviving crew …

Kaka to be made Milan vice-captain

Kaka is to become vice-captain of AC Milan following his return to the Serie A club from Real Madrid, according to <i>Rossoneri</i> vice-president Adriano …