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Earlier this week an interim summary of the synod on family issues included conciliatory language on gays and on the taking of holy communion for divorced church members.
A “mountain-sized” comet known as Siding Spring will pass very close to the red planet, where orbiters from the U.S., Europe and India, hope to get close – but not too close — to the action.
Pro-democracy protesters have replaced barricades in the congested Mong Kong district of the city hours after authorities dismantled the obstacles.
In the British island territory, Gonzalo has wiped out power to roughly half of the island’s 70,000 inhabitants.
With three justices dissenting, the high court’s ruling effectively blocks a lower federal court decision declaring the law restrictive and unconstitutional.
The subpoenas — at the crossroads of church and state and born out of a lawsuit over an equal rights ordinance — drew ire from national organizations and Sen. Ted Cruz.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign wanted organizers to cancel Wednesday night’s debate if Democrat Charlie Crist was allowed to use a fan at his podium.
The park, built on piers left over from an obsolete, demolished bridge, would connect two disparate parts of the city in hopes of sparking new life and knitting two communities.
Dunn was convicted earlier this month in a second trial for the fatal shooting of black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012.
The deal, announced by the country’s defense chief, included negotiations for the release of more than 200 girls who were abducted by the extremist group in April.