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Merkel raises prospect of gay marriage in Germany

The German chancellor and her Christian Democratic Union party have previously expressed opposition to same-sex marriage on several occasions, largely to avoid confrontation with more conservative members. Mrs Merkel also suggested she had changed her mind about the right of same-sex couples to adopt children, an issue with which she once said she had "difficulties".



Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday that the recovery of Yellowstone's grizzlies is one of the nation's great conservation success stories. Critics cite several concerns about the move, including a decline in the white bark pine that grizzlies eat; that argument prompted a federal court to rule against an initial delisting in 2007.


Facing revolt on healthcare bill, US Senate Republicans delay vote

Facing revolt on healthcare bill, US Senate Republicans delay vote

He added, "I think we have a chance to do something very, very important for the public, very, very important for the people of our country". A person involved in the group told CNN that it was investing $1.3 million on television, radio, and digital advertisements against the Nevada senator, though an FCC filing shows just a $33,000 buy so far on KOLO-TV in Reno.


United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

Both the European Union and Britain said earlier this year that they want to keep it that way after Brexit . Speaking in Brussels , Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, made clear where the power lay in the talks when he said Britain had bowed to the EU's demands for two phases.


Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger

Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger

George Gordon, a spokesman for police in Alpharetta, said a life-size alien doll with big eyes and a large skull was sitting in the passenger seat of the auto. "He did not mention as to why he had an out of this world passenger", officer George Gordon told Channel 2 Action News. A man is accused of holding a woman against her will and then getting into a standoff with Pickens Police Department.



Pastors prays for God to 'expose' any Grenfell Tower cover-up

The tower's residents are being provided with temporary housing by the city. Mrs May said "something has clearly gone wrong" with the use of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers across the country. Cladding samples from around 600 high-rise buildings across the United Kingdom are expected to be tested by the BRE on behalf of the government. Last week, some 4,000 residents were forced to evacuate their homes in north London after the fire brigade ruled their blocks were ...