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Across US, thousands rallying and marching for LGBT rights

Across US, thousands rallying and marching for LGBT rights

The 29-year-old gunman, Omar Mateen , had spoken in the past of his hatred for gay people. Among the high-profile speakers who are expected to address the demonstrators around noon are Reps. Nathalie Fortunel, a Los Angeles resident originally from North Carolina, carried a "Pride not Prejudice" sign, explaining to Breitbart News that she had sought to play on the title of the famous Jane Austen novel.



Minnesota officer charged with murdering black motorist to testify

The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile says he was afraid for his own life and saw the motorist's hand on a gun before opening fire. He said that was an “extraordinary, ” important detail, though prosecutor Jeff Paulsen suggested it might have just meant that Castile was reaching to unbuckle his seat belt.


Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

He added: "We're looking forward especially to the meeting with the DUP and the DUP leader". That could be done this time tomorrow morning or dinner time today. The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chair from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to be appointed. Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein will maintain its policy of not taking seats in Britain's parliament, the nationalist party's president said on Thursday, a position that will cut the number of seats needed to win a ...



Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

Prime Minister forced to ditch key policies to secure deal with DUP and Tory backbenchers . "The talks are ongoing with the DUP, good progress is being made", the spokesman said. "There's a possibility of voting the Queen's Speech down and we're going to push that all the way". As discussion continued, a leading business organization said the political uncertainty is leading to a "dramatic drop" in confidence.


U.S. woman loses arm in shark attack in the Bahamas

U.S. woman loses arm in shark attack in the Bahamas

Johnson had been snorkeling with her husband and a group of people who jumped off a boat into the waters around this shallow reef. 'I wasn't in pain, it just felt like I had bumped into something so I just casually turned to my right to look to see and that's when I was face to face with the shark, ' she told WSOC .