Archive for September 4th, 2015

3 gay couples get marriage licenses in Kentucky county

Friday, September 4th, 2015

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out. Read more Yahoo News – Top Stories

Gay couples wed in holdout US county

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Authorities in a county of the US state of Kentucky start issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after a county clerk was jailed for refusing to do so. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

China’s Xi lauds Czechs, only Western leader at war parade

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday lauded the contribution of the Czech people during World War Two in a meeting with the country's head of state, the only Western leader to attend a massive military parade in Beijing this week. Other Western leaders stayed away, nervous about sharing the stage with dignitaries such as Russian [...]

Trump ‘not to run as independent’

Friday, September 4th, 2015

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump agrees not to run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential elections. Read more BBC News – US & Canada