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US judge strikes down Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage

Saturday 7 June 2014 16:10

A federal judge deemed Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional to the delight of gay couples who immediately began rushing to county offices to wed as word of the ruling spread.

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Same-sex marriage is legal in 13 states in the United States of America
Ruling on same-sex marriage sparks fights in New Jersey

Wednesday 3 July 2013 18:02

Gay rights activists plan to ask a New Jersey judge on Wednesday to declare same-sex marriage legal in the state.

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US Supreme Court prepares to tackle gay marriage

Thursday 29 November 2012 10:14

The US Supreme Court meets tomorrow to decide how it will handle challenges to the status of gay marriages.

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Andrew Conley was 17 in November 2009 when he killed his brother, Conner, while wrestling in their home.
Indiana court allows life sentence for teen killer

Wednesday 1 August 2012 06:14

The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld a sentence of life without parole for a teenager who said he wanted to be like the fictional television serial killer Dexter.

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Oil heads for worst quarter since 2008 crisis

Friday 29 June 2012 05:25

Crude oil futures fell as much as 3%, and are on track for the worst quarterly performance since the 2008 financial debacle.

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Shell believes the lawsuits are without merit
Shell sued for causing climate change

Thursday 15 March 2012 11:10

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell Plc says it is being sued for causing climate change, suggesting recent court set-backs for environmentalists had not put an end to global warming lawsuits.

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