Second appeals court strike down same-sex marriage ban

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The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said Virginia’s laws “impermissibly infringe on its citizens’ fundamental right to marry.”

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Dozens hurt by strikes near Gaza’s Shifa Hospital, refugee camp

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The attack near Shifa Hospital around 5 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) caused some damage to its outpatient clinic, according to witnesses.

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They’re multiplying: Second ‘black hole’ found in Siberia

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It appears that gaping hole discovered deep in Siberia isn’t the only one: Locals have encountered a second crater, smaller but otherwise almost exactly like the first. 

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'Day of rage' protests Erupt in Jerusalem and the West Bank

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Thousands of Israeli security forces were deployed around Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday as Palestinian leaders called for a “day of rage” after the biggest protests in years shook the West Bank overnight.

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Weather likely brought down Air Algerie AH5017 in Mali: Official

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A passenger jet that crashed after vanishing over west Africa was likely brought down by bad weather, French officials said Friday. President Francois Hollande confirmed there were no survivors after the wreckage of Air Algerie Flight AH5017 was found near Gossi, Mali.

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Tragedy in the Skies: MH17 and other crashes in numbers

Sources: Aviation Safety Network, Hindustan Times, CNBC, NBC News, Malaysia Airlines, Defense Tech/Military.com, U.S. Congress, U.S.

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Israeli strike hits U.N. school, killing at least 15

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Strike is the fourth time a U.N. facility has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants

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Christian Meriam Ibrahim meets Pope Francis After escaping Sudan

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A mother put on death row for refusing to reject Christianity met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, just hours after she fled Sudan.

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ISIS militants order Iraqi females to undergo genital mutilation

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The “fatwa” issued by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) would potentially affect 4 million women and girls.

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Air Algerie Flight AH5017 crashed in Mali, airport official says

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A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people crashed on Thursday after adjusting its route due to a storm and vanishing in western Africa, an official said. It was the third major aviation disaster in a week.

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Commercial jet carrying 116 people vanishes over west Africa

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Aviation authorities reportedly lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft that had been chartered by Spain’s Swiftair about 50 minutes after takeoff.

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GM recalls another 718,000 U.S. vehicles

The six recalls are for varying reasons, but not for ignition switches.

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MH17 family living in ‘hell beyond hell’ after losing three kids

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"Our babies are not here with us - we need to live with this act of horror … every moment for the rest of our lives," the Maslin family said.

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Passenger plane crashes in stormy Taiwan

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A plane has crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan killing at least 40 people, according to reports.

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George Harrison memorial tree overrun and killed by… beetles

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If only the beetles had let it be…

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