Boy Scouts committee approves allowing gay adults as leaders

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The Boy Scouts of America Executive Committee unanimously approved allowing gay adults to serve as leaders, officials said on Monday, in a major step toward dismantling a policy that has caused deep rifts in the 105-year-old organization.

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Photos sold to raise funds for Muong King House restoration

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Photos sold to raise funds for Muong King House restoration

A two-day photo exhibition will be held at the Vietnam National Museum to raise funds for the Muong King's House Heritage Restoration project.

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Iraq Shi'ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains

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Iraq Shi'ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains

Iraq's Shi'ite paramilitaries said on May 26 they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar, giving the operation an openly sectarian codename that could infuriate its Sunni Muslim population.

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Bird poachers target Nguyen Du Memorial sanctuary

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Bird poachers target Nguyen Du Memorial sanctuary

Nguyen Du Memorial Site, a three hectare sanctuary for a wide range of bird species in Ha Tinh Province, is being invaded by heavily armed poachers operating openly.

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Suspicious: Flight attendants trade ‘airborne goods’ openly in Ho Chi Minh City

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Suspicious: Flight attendants trade ‘airborne goods’ openly in Ho Chi Minh City

A Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper journalist has ‘stalked’ a number of flight attendants carrying out broad-daylight transactions with dealers to sell the items they purchased abroad and brought into Vietnam as personal belongings.

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Luxembourg's Bettel first EU leader to marry same-sex partner

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In a first for the EU, Luxembourg's openly-gay Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has married longtime civil partner, Belgian architect Gauthier Destenay.

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Two Cubans lose bids to become first opponents elected to office

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Two Cubans lose bids to become first opponents elected to office

Two Cuban dissidents on Sunday lost attempts to become the first openly declared political opponents to win election in Cuba since the 1959 revolution, each failing in races for Havana municipal assemblies.

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Cuban dissidents stand in unprecedented election

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Cuban dissidents stand in unprecedented election

Cuba on Sunday held its first local elections since a historic thaw in relations with the United States with an unusual wrinkle in the single-party system: two of the 27,000 candidates openly oppose the government.

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France stands by choice of gay Vatican envoy

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France stands by choice of gay Vatican envoy

France said Wednesday it stood by its choice to send a gay diplomat to the Vatican despite three months of silence from the Holy See over the appointment.

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Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO

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Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO

A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade in illegal wildlife ranging from tiger meat to bear paws, an advocacy group said Thursday.

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Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO

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Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos: NGO

A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade in illegal wildlife ranging from tiger meat to bear paws, an advocacy group said Thursday.

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Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summit

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Ceasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summit

The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday.

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Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged

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Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged

The bill threatens fresh sanctions against Russia and opens the way for the provision of up to US$350 million worth of military hardware to Ukraine.

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Alabama anti-discrimination bill to be named after Apple's Tim Cook

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Alabama anti-discrimination bill to be named after Apple's Tim Cook

An anti-discrimination bill championed by Alabama's only openly gay lawmaker will bear the name of Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook, a native of the state who came out as gay in October.

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Ted Osius confirmed as US Ambassador to Vietnam

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Ted Osius confirmed as US Ambassador to Vietnam

The US Senate confirmed Ted Osius, an openly gay Foreign Service officer, as its ambassador to Vietnam after President Barack Obama nominated him for the position in May.

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