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Australian political party revives gay marriage debate

CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia's political opposition plans to harness momentum from the Irish gay marriage referendum by proposing a law next week that would recognize Australian same-sex marriages.

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Swiss officials: 6 soccer officials arrested, suspected of getting, paying bribes

ZURICH — The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of US authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich.

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Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies in NY at 75

NEW YORK — Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

CLEVELAND (Updated) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach after Cleveland routed Atlanta 118-88 on Tuesday to complete a series sweep and secure its place in the NBA Fi

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Hyundai is first to offer Android Auto system

DETROIT — Hyundai is the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system.

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Palace to Duterte: Follow rule of law

MALACANANG said Tuesday that government officials, like Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, should follow the rule of law.

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SC asked to legalize same-sex marriage

A GAY lawyer has questioned before the Supreme Court (SC) some provisions of the Family Code prohibiting same sex marriage.

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Pacquiao opposes inclusion of Sarangani in Bangsamoro region

BOXING icon and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao has vowed to block the inclusion of his province in the proposed Bangsamoro region, saying this may create instability and further hamper efforts to claim lasting peace.

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