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Rome Waiter is Fired for Writing Gay Slur on Trattoria Bill

Rome Waiter is Fired for Writing Gay Slur on Trattoria Bill

Jul 22
A Rome trattoria owner says she has fired a waiter who added a derogatory term on the bill he gave a gay couple after their dinner.

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

Jul 22
Hundreds of Israeli LGBT advocates and their supporters are on strike, protesting the exclusion of gay men from a recently passed surrogacy law.

Somali Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

Somali Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

Jul 20
A 10-year-old girl has bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somalia, an activist said, a rare confirmed death in the country with the world's highest rate of the practice.

Suspect Detained in Killing of Olympic Figure Skating Star

Suspect Detained in Killing of Olympic Figure Skating Star

Jul 20
Authorities in Kazakhstan said Friday a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten.

Trump-Putin II: Planning Fall Event in Aftermath of Helsinki

Trump-Putin II: Planning Fall Event in Aftermath of Helsinki

By Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro | Jul 20
Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together.

UNAIDS Warns: Time Running Out for 2020 HIV Targets

UNAIDS Warns: Time Running Out for 2020 HIV Targets

Jul 19
UNAIDS warns that the global response to HIV is at a precarious point. The report highlights that the pace of progress is not matching global ambition and calls for immediate action to put the world on course to reach critical 2020 targets.

Giant Statue of Bare-Chested Jeff Goldblum Pops Up in London

Giant Statue of Bare-Chested Jeff Goldblum Pops Up in London

Jul 19
Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge.

Israeli Parliament Passes Contentious Jewish Nation Bill

Israeli Parliament Passes Contentious Jewish Nation Bill

By Ilan Ben Zion | Jul 19
Israel's parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned from Facebook

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Won't Be Banned from Facebook

Jul 19
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

Amid Harsh Criticism, Trump Tries a Tougher Tone on Russia

Amid Harsh Criticism, Trump Tries a Tougher Tone on Russia

By Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro | Jul 19
President Donald Trump spent a second day managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.

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