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British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was Illegal

British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was IllegalA tribunal in London has ruled that the United Kingdom's mass surveillance of cellphone and online communications violated human rights.

Alabama Courts Issue First Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Alabama Courts Issue First Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex CouplesAlabama has become the 37th state to recognize same-sex marriage, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request that would have extended the state's ban Monday.

UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes ‘In Solidarity With Jordan’

UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes ‘In Solidarity With Jordan’The United Arab Emirates, which briefly suspended its participation in Arab airstrikes against the self-declared Islamic State after a Jordanian pilot shot down over Syria was executed by extremists, says it will rejoin the effort.

Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda

Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks AgendaPresident Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are expected to discuss Ukraine amid an apparent disagreement between the two allies on how best to help the former Soviet republic, which has been in a prolonged battle against pro-Russia separatists.

Jordan Strikes At ISIS; Obama Said To Be Preparing To Request War Powers

Jordan Strikes At ISIS; Obama Said To Be Preparing To Request War PowersRepeated air strikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.

ISIS Is Killing, Torturing, Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says U.N. Report

ISIS Is Killing, Torturing, Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says U.N. ReportA United Nations committee that looks at the human rights of children around the world issued a startling report about how the Sunni extremist group that goes by Islamic State is treating children in Iraq.

Thousands Of Cats Destined For Vietnamese Tables Are Buried Instead

Thousands Of Cats Destined For Vietnamese Tables Are Buried InsteadThe Associated Press says the felines were culled because they posed an environmental and health risk.

Toll In Taiwan Crash Rises To 31; Pilot Called In ‘Engine Flameout’

Toll In Taiwan Crash Rises To 31; Pilot Called In ‘Engine Flameout’Authorities searching the wreckage of a Taiwanese plane Wednesday raised the death toll in the crash to 31, and say 12 people still are missing.

U.N. Agency Sets New Standards For Tracking Aircraft In Flight

U.N. Agency Sets New Standards For Tracking Aircraft In FlightThe United Nations' aviation organization is endorsing a new standard meant to keep air traffic authorities and airlines from losing track of a jetliner, such as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

FCC Proposal Would Classify Internet As A Public Utility

FCC Proposal Would Classify Internet As A Public UtilityTom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has outlined his vision of the Internet, saying his agency should use its authority "to implement and enforce open Internet protections."