Family issues

November 12, 2018 - 9:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in Albany, New York, has issued a directive banning same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda.'" The Rev. William Love says in a pastoral letter that Scripture describes same-sex relationships as "sinful...
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November 09, 2018 - 9:32 am
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations on 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police. A wave of arrests of gays in Tanzania is feared after a senior official urged the public to report suspected homosexuals to authorities...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. The prosecutor appointed to investigate allegations that former New York Attorney General Schneiderman physically abused women says she has closed the case without bringing criminal charges, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Schneiderman said in a statement he didn't consider the decision an exoneration. He also apologized "for any and all pain that I have caused." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 08, 2018 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The special prosecutor appointed to investigate allegations that former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman physically abused women said Thursday that she has closed the case without bringing criminal charges. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced her...
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Leave campaigner and businessman Arron Banks, centre, speaks to the media outside BBC Broadcasting House in London, after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, in London, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Britain's National Crime Agency is investigating a main financial backer of the campaign to get Britain out of the European Union over suspected illegal funding during the country's EU membership referendum, authorities said Thursday. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Sunday dismissed as speculation reports that Britain and the European Union were close to striking a divorce deal after reaching a compromise on the intractable issue of the Irish border. Downing Street said "negotiations are ongoing" and that a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 file photo, Britain's Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab addresses delegates during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference at the ICC, in Birmingham, central England. Britain's Brexit chief has met politicians from both sides of Northern Ireland's political divide in efforts to solve a problem over the Irish border that is frustrating divorce talks between the U.K. and the European Union. There was little sign of a breakthrough after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab met Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 with the pro-British Democratic Unionist Party and Irish nationalists Sinn Fein. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, file)
November 02, 2018 - 1:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit chief met politicians from both sides of Northern Ireland's political divide Friday, but there was little sign of a breakthrough on the Irish border impasse that is frustrating divorce talks between the U.K. and the European Union. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab met...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 24, 2018 - 2:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down her Conservative Party critics and got roars of approval Wednesday even as warnings mounted about the disruption that could be unleashed if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. May tried to shore up her besieged...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump listens during an event on immigration alongside family members affected by crime committed by undocumented immigrants, at the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. Federal immigration and health officials were blindsided by President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on migrants crossing the southwest border, triggering a cascade of problems as agencies struggled with the fallout from family separations, congressional investigators said in a critical report issued Wednesday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 24, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration and health officials were blindsided by President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants crossing the southwest border, triggering a cascade of problems as agencies struggled with the fallout from family separations, congressional investigators said...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 photo, Val Okimoto, right, a candidate to represent the Honolulu suburb of Mililani in the state House, speaks to voter Corazon Faxon, middle, and Faxon's son Matthew Faxon, left, as she walks door-to-door in Mililani, Hawaii. Hawaii’s Republican Party has just five representatives in the 51-member state House. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
October 24, 2018 - 10:35 am
MILILANI, Hawaii (AP) — Val Okimoto, a mother of two, may be the Republican Party's best hope in Democrat-dominant Hawaii. The former special education teacher is spending long days knocking on doors in the suburban Honolulu town of Mililani, listening to voters fret about the high cost of living...
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Former Carolina Panthers NFL football player Rae Carruth, center, exits the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, N.C., Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth has been released from prison after serving 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers’ 1997 first-round draft pick was released Monday from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North Carolina after completing his sentence. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child. The Carolina Panthers' 1997 first-round draft pick was released from Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton, North...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, a sign in a parking lot of a cemetery reads: "No EU border in Ireland" near Carrickcarnan, Ireland, just next to the Jonesborough Parish church in Northern Ireland. The land around the small town of Carrickcarnan, Ireland is the kind of place where Britain’s plan to leave the European Union walks right into a wall - an invisible one that is proving insanely difficult to overcome. Somehow, a border of sorts will have to be drawn between Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, and EU member country Ireland to allow customs control over goods, produce and livestock once the U.K. has left the bloc. (AP Photo/Lorne Cook)
October 15, 2018 - 10:51 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 3:50 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the U.K. and the European Union are not far apart in Brexit negotiations and a divorce deal remains achievable. Speaking to lawmakers Monday after weekend Brexit talks failed to...
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