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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos' outcome.If same-sex marriages cease in Virginia, Attorney General Mark Herring would try to get the state General Assembly to repeal the state's statutory and constitutional bans, Herring spokesman Michael Kelly said.Some gay rights...
Vatican recognizes Palestine in treaty

...Vatican had welcomed the decision by the U.N. General Assembly in 2012 to recognize a Palestinian state and had...resolution because it doesn't have voting rights at the General Assembly.The Vatican's efforts to downplay the move seemed...
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Student government leaders from across state gather at JDHS

...resolutions that are important to their schools, communities or regions, and then those ideas are debated by a general assembly of students. If the resolution is adopted, it will be forwarded to the appropriate state authority - such as the...
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Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...his first appearance at the General Assembly on Tuesday."I commend on the sidelines of the General Assembly.Avaaz, an activist organization...leaders to agree to talks at the General Assembly. It is also running polls in...
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of donors and others at the U.N. General Assembly in New York next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

...fighting between government-backed tribes and rebels.Al-Bashir received an invitation to attend the U.N. General Assembly and applied for a visa to enter the U.S. The State Department said Washington received a visa request but that...
New president says Iran ready for nuclear negotiations

...sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to try to restart nuclear negotiations...sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. "We believe the nuclear issue...enrichment of uranium.In his own General Assembly speech on Tuesday, Obama said...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018 the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign to stamp out polio forever. Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation...
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Juneau Human Rights Commission essay contest

Dec. 10 is observed across the world as Human Rights Day. It honors the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on that date in 1943. To mark this important...
Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

...Russia, to decide which sport or sports to propose for 2020 inclusion. The final vote will be made at the IOC general assembly in September in Buenos Aires, Argentina."The vote of yesterday is not an elimination of wrestling from the Olympic...


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