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Uganda church warns of Anglican split over gay law

The Anglican Church of Uganda said Monday it may consider breaking away from their mother church in England if it puts Uganda under pressure over a tough new anti-homosexuality law.<p>"The issue here is respect for our views on homosexuality, same sex marriage as a country and church. If they are not …

California Governor Unsure if Legal Pot is a Good Idea

During California Governor Jerry Brown’s first stint in the job from 1975 to 1983, he earned the nickname “Governor Moonbeam” for his ability to …

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Jury selection to begin for biggest Al Qaeda figure to face trial in NYC since Sept. 11

Amid unusually tight security, Usama bin Laden's son-in-law goes to trial Monday on charges he conspired to kill Americans in his role as Al Qaeda's mouthpiece after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.<p>Spectators at the trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith — the highest-ranking Al Qaeda figure to face trial on …

Female genital mutilation law must be toughened, UK's top police officers say

Britain's senior police officers have called for tighter laws to increase the likelihood of prosecution of those who carry out female genital mutilation (FGM) and of the parents who let it happen to their daughters.<p>The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) argues that the law needs to be …

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Backs Uganda's Anti-Gay Law

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will boycott next week's mammoth EU-Africa summit after his wife was not invited, a foreign ministry official said Friday.<p>"We are no longer going to the EU-Africa. We disagreed on the composition of our delegation," said a source at the ministry, who asked not to …

Los Angeles Gangsters Reportedly Fighting in Syria for Assad

A video posted online and shared Saturday by the media monitoring group Middle East Media Research Institute purports to show two Los Angeles …

Trial for Bin Laden's son-in-law begins in New York with jury selection

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the September 11 attacks.<p>US district judge Lewis A Kaplan asked Suleiman Abu Ghaith to …

Ukraine tells Putin: this could be war

Thousands of Ukrainian troops put on combat alert as UK calls urgent meeting of UN Security Council<p>Ukraine defied Russian aggression on Saturday night warning that any military intervention would lead to war.<p>Ukraine’s acting leaders appeared on television in a sombre address to the nation after …