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Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage

The Catholic Church had opposed the legislation, which the Labor government promised to introduce as its first law after winning a second term last month and which the main opposition party supported. He said: 'This shows that our democracy and society have reached a level of maturity and we can now say that we are all equal'. Archbishop Charles Scicluna has stated his opposition to the gay marriage law, reflecting the church's view that marriage is only between a man and woman.


Americans to lead Bastille Day parade in Paris

Americans to lead Bastille Day parade in Paris

On the eve of the parade, Trump will visit Napoleon's tomb, hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and share a Michelin-starred dinner atop the Eiffel Tower . -European relations who served under presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, said Trump had nothing to gain politically at home or overseas by isolating himself.


Grand jury indicts suspect in U of I abduction

Grand jury indicts suspect in U of I abduction

If convicted, the penalty is up to life in prison. Investigators searched Christensen's phone and discovered a visit to the website FetLife - where the user visited a forum called "Abduction 101", with threads called "Perfect abduction fantasy" and "planning a kidnapping", authorities said.


'Please help': Worker freed after getting stuck in ATM

'Please help': Worker freed after getting stuck in ATM

The ATM was still working, and people were still using it, so the desperate workman slipped a "help me" not out the ATM receipt slot. I'm stuck in here and I don't have my phone. "So we are thinking this is a joke". The contract supervisor later arrived and police knocked the door down to rescue the man. The man got out of the room after a couple of hours thanks to some help from his boss and police.


11 killed in Nigeria bombings

11 killed in Nigeria bombings

Borno state police commissioner Damian Chukwu said the bombers had targeted mourners at a funeral ceremony in the suburb of Molai Kolemari on Tuesday night. Some of the young women who ran away from the extremist group have said girls are drugged and forced to carry out suicide missions. In late June, three suicide bombers struck a university in Maiduguri; four female suicide bombers then struck two villages near the city, killing 12.