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Iran Official: Gay Utah Senator Watched During Recent Trip

Oct 25
Iran's intelligence minister is defending his agents' handling of a visit by a gay Utah state senator after hard-liners alleged it represented a security breach.

Gays Living in Partnership OK to Adopt Children of Partners

Oct 24
The Czech government has approved a plan to allow gays and lesbians living in a registered partnership to adopt the children of their partners.

Belfast Bakery Loses Appeal Over Refusal of Gay Rights Cake

Oct 24
A Belfast bakery on Monday lost its appeal of a ruling that it discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to bake a cake decorated with a message supporting same-sex marriage.

Wonder Woman Named a Special UN Ambassador, Despite Protests

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 23
The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls.

NY Enacts Restrictions On Airbnb, With Fines Of Up To $7,500

By David Klepper | Oct 22
New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

Cyberattacks On Key Internet Firm Disrupt Internet Services

By Raphael Satter And Frank Bajak | Oct 22
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday.

UK Gov't to Pardon Gays Convicted Under Past Anti-Gay Laws

Oct 20
Britain's government will posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted under long-repealed anti-gay laws.

Luxury Goods Market Hampered by Terror Threats and U.S. Election

By Colleen Barry | Oct 20
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016.

Romanian Leader Urges Tolerance for Same-Sex Couples

Oct 19
Romania's president has called for "tolerance and acceptance" of minorities as Romania considers whether to legally recognize a same-sex marriage between a U.S. citizen and a Romanian man.

Obama Honors Italy's Leader at 'Bittersweet' State Dinner

By Darlene Superville | Oct 19
"Bittersweet" was the word of the night, the one often used to describe President Barack Obama's final state dinner.

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