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Arkansas gay marriages end, for now, after ruling

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to put on hold a ruling that overturned the state's constitutional ban on …

Associated Press News

Christian in Sudan sentenced to death for faith; 'I'm just praying,' husband says

Hours after a Sudanese court sentenced his pregnant wife to death when she refused to recant her Christian faith, her husband told CNN he feels helpless.<p>"I'm so frustrated. I don't know what to do," Daniel Wani told CNN on Thursday. "I'm just praying."<p>This week a Khartoum court convicted his wife, …

Idaho scrambling over same-sex marriage ban ruling

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge's decision to allow same-sex marriages in Idaho starting Friday has attorneys for the state scrambling to appeal …

Does Russia want the Donetsk People's Republic?

Following an informal referendum on Sunday pro-Russian groups in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Eastern Ukraine declared independence - the self-declared Donetsk Peoples' Republic has asked to join the Russian Federation.<p>The BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg asked Senior Russian MP …

Russia

The Week in Review: Billions Cast Their Ballots

Inside Flipboard / May 2, 2014<p>This week saw the close of the most democratic month in human history. For India’s 815 million eligible voters, the …

Middle East

Ancient Bat Poo Helps Preserve The World’s Oldest Fossil Sperm

A group of tiny crustaceans known as seed shrimp have an unusual distinction: They produce some of the longest sperm cells in the animal kingdom. The sperm cells of some Cypridocopina ostracod species reach 10 millimeters in length — for comparison, a human sperm is about 55 microns long, including …

Thailand anti-government protests leave two dead following explosion

Worst night of violence in months leaves two dead in Bangkok<p>Two people were killed and at least 21 wounded on Thursday in an explosion near an anti-government protest site in the Thai capital of Bangkok, police said.<p>A doctor at a Bangkok emergency centre said the wounded had been hit by …

17-million-year-old giant sperm discovered — and it was preserved in a very strange way

<b>(Juan Gaertner via Shutterstock)</b><p>Scientists say: “These are the oldest fossilized sperm ever found in the geological record”<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 14, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Scientists in Australia made an incredible reproductive discovery: 17-million-year-old sperm. The male sex cell was found in the fossilized …