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Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to allow same-sex marriages

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent’s most liberal democracies.
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38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches.
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Anonymous warns for global war

Anonymous has warned that people should start preparing for a third World War as heightened tensions between the US and North Korea threaten to hit boiling point.
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Rugby World Cup: France draws England and Argentina

The ninth Rugby World Cup takes place from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, 2019.
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HRW launches social media campaign to save abducted Saudi woman

A Philippine airline loaded a duct-taped, apparently kidnapped woman onto one of its flights in the Philippines.

China calls Dalai Lama a “violent separatist”

Beijing does not recognize the Tibetan government-in-exile, which is based in India's Himalayan town of Dharamsala.

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