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Taiwan's Constitutional Court legalizes gay marriage, gives legislators two years to amend marriage laws

Taiwan's Constitutional Court legalizes gay marriage, gives legislators two years to amend marriage laws
Taiwan's Constitutional Court legalizes gay marriage, gives legislators two years to amend marriage laws

On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of China — Taiwan — ruled laws restricting same-sex marriage unconstitutional, declaring them "in violation of both the people’s freedom and the people's right to equality" in an official statement. The Court gave legislators two years to amend the state's marriage laws.

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James Bond star Roger Moore, 89, dies

James Bond star Roger Moore, 89, dies
James Bond star Roger Moore, 89, dies

On Tuesday, British actor Roger Moore, best known for portraying Simon Templar of the 1960s series The Saint and the spy character James Bond, died in Switzerland at the age of 89.

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Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of racial bias in jury selection for sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of racial bias in jury selection for sexual assault trial
Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of racial bias in jury selection for sexual assault trial

On Tuesday, Brian McMonagle, a lawyer defending the U.S. actor Bill Cosby, accused the prosecution of attempting to exclude black jurors.

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Fatal police helicopter crash in Slovakia due to technical failure: preliminary Interior Ministry finding

Fatal police helicopter crash in Slovakia due to technical failure: preliminary Interior Ministry finding
Fatal police helicopter crash in Slovakia due to technical failure: preliminary Interior Ministry finding

A recent police helicopter accident in eastern Slovakia was caused by technical failure and not human error, said the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic. The statement is based on preliminary flight recorder data analysis.

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Dutch footballer Kuyt to hang up his boots

Dutch footballer Kuyt to hang up his boots
Dutch footballer Kuyt to hang up his boots

Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer and captain of Dutch football club Feyenoord, announced retirement from football.

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