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Pro-Beijing camps have spent the week blasting Occupy Central's plans to peacefully occupy Hong Kong's downtown to demand a genuinely democratic election of the city's next leader.
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to extend federal recognition to the hundreds of same-sex couples who were married in Indiana last month.
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Then one of the inhabitants of this Roma camp on the northwest edge of Paris, a teenage boy named Darius, was beaten into a coma, apparently by residents of a neighboring housing project.
Bill Hillman isn't detered by being gored by a 1,500-pound animal. Neither are the Chicagoans who plan to run with the bulls over the weekend.
Last week, Natasha decided she had seen enough. Her hometown of Kramatorsk, in east Ukraine, was pocked by airstrikes.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach are heading to court again in their battle over Kobach's attempts to enforce a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new voters.
Wisconsin's attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal judge's ruling from last month striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional.
This photo provided by an anti-government activist group Edlib News Network , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, show Syrian rebels standing next to a tank that was captured from the Syrian government forces at the al-Dahman checkpoint, in southern Idlib, northern Syria, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday.
The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.
Actor-turned-activist Robert Redford vowed never to enter the world of politics during a rousing talk in front of students in Massachusetts on Wednesday night.
The Conservative government has stepped up its scrutiny of the political activities of charities, adding fresh money for more audits, and casting its net well beyond the environmental groups that have opposed its energy policies.
In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.
Fighters on both sides of the conflict in Central African Republic are living freely despite committing war crimes and some who have been jailed already have escaped from prison, Amnesty International said Thursday.
Members of the Islamic State group and Kurdish fighters have been fighting each other for a year, but the Kurds were usually the instigators until earlier this month when the balance of power appears to have tipped in favor of the Sunni extremists because of the large amounts of weapons they brought from Iraq into Syria.
YANGON, Myanmar Four reporters and the chief executive of the magazine at which they work were sentenced Thursday to 10 years of hard prison labor for violating Myanmar's national security by writing and publishing stories about a weapons factory.
MARK COLVIN: The global animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is attacking Australia's wool industry again.
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