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House GOP Says it Has the Votes to Disapprove of Iran Deal

By Deb Riechmann | Aug 3
House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
The founder of a Russian LGBT youth website and community was fined 50,000 roubles ($850 USD) under the country's controversial "homosexual propaganda" law.

Zimbabwe Accuses 2nd American of Illegally Hunting Lion

By Farai Mutsaka | Aug 3
Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

Girl Wounded in Attack on Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies

Aug 2
An Israeli hospital spokeswoman says a teenage girl stabbed by an anti-gay extremist in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade has died.

Russian Police Detain Several Gay Activists

Aug 2
Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.

Israeli Premier Vows 'Zero Tolerance' for Jewish Extremists

Aug 2
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists.

Senegalese Journalist Gets 6 Months for Homosexuality

Jul 31
A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.

After Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing, Suspected Extremists Burn Palestinian Child to Death

By Mohammed Daraghmeh and Tia Goldenberg | Jul 31
Friday's deadly attack comes as part of a larger trend of Jewish radicalization - one day after an anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist stabbed revelers at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade

Zimbabwe: American Lion Killer's Extradition Being Sought

By Farai Mutsaka | Jul 31
Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

Beijing Selected to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

By Stephen Wilson | Jul 31
Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.

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