Couples

A Shariah law official whips a woman who is convicted of prostitution during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds. The canings were possibly the last to be carried out before large crowds in Aceh after the province's governor announced earlier this month that the punishments would be moved indoors. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)
April 20, 2018 - 4:34 am
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds. The canings were possibly the last to be done before large crowds in Aceh...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ceremony hosted by Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 7:53 am
HOUSTON (AP) — They met at a Christmas dance. She was 17. He was 18. Two years later they were married. The couple stayed together for 73 years, becoming the longest-married couple in presidential history. "George Bush knows how I feel," Barbara Bush had said. "He is the hero... He is my hero."...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 file photo, people gather in the landmark Jemaa el-Fnaa square, in Marrakesh, Morocco. A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday, April 16, 2018 to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country. An Associated Press review of 483 pages of documents submitted to FIFA found Morocco failed to declare its anti-LGBT law as a risk factor and provide a remedy, appearing to flout stringent new bidding requirements.(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, file)
April 16, 2018 - 12:38 pm
A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country. An Associated Press review of 483 pages of documents submitted to FIFA found...
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Gus Kenworthy, of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 18, 2018 - 3:22 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics. The day began with a kiss . For Kenworthy and his ever-growing legion of fans,...
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February 06, 2018 - 5:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The CEO of a printing company accused of sending religious pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin to a gay couple who ordered wedding programs says it was an unintentional order mix-up. Vistaprint CEO Trynka Shineman said Tuesday that the pamphlets and programs were printed...
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January 23, 2018 - 9:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks are toddler twins who share almost everything: the same toys, the same nursery, the same clothes and the same parents. Everything but a toothbrush and U.S. citizenship. To remedy what their parents, a gay married couple, view as an injustice, Ethan...
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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 7:29 pm
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town. Then after landing, Francis came to...
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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 12:42 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago. Bride Paula Podest, 39, and groom Carlos Ciuffardi, 41, said "I do" after telling...
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Flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, right, and Paola Podest, left, talk with journalists during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, after Pope Francis married them in-flight early Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 18, 2018 - 8:50 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Pope Francis has celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline during a flight from Santiago. Bride Paola Podest and groom Carlos...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:25 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A top European Union legal adviser says a gay Romanian-American couple should enjoy the same rights as any married couple in the bloc. In an opinion for the European Court of Justice, Advocate General Melchior Wathelet said Thursday that the key issue was "not the...
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