• 'Incredible honor': Berlin couple celebrate the first same-sex marriage in Germany

    'Incredible honor': Berlin couple celebrate the first same-sex marriage in Germany

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    Two men have become the first gay couple to marry in Germany, on the day gay marriage became legal there. Bodo Mende, 60, and Karl Kreile, 59, made history today as the first same-sex couple to get married in Germany. According to official figures, there were about 43,000 registered partnerships in Germany in 2015, most of which are expected to be converted into marriages in the coming months.
  • 'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help

    'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help

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    Army Brigadier General Richard Kim told reporters there are 4,400 Defense Department personnel in Puerto Rico, including Puerto Rican National Guard members. One woman was in tears because a bank machine was inoperable; Weir reached into his wallet and handed her some bills. Puerto Rico is no longer the paradise it once was and has sustained catastrophic damage to its infrastructure, homes, and ecological system.
  • September deadliest month with 3000 Syrians killed: war monitor

    September deadliest month with 3000 Syrians killed: war monitor

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    Backed by Russian air strikes, the forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are pressing a battle to retake IS-controlled areas in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor. They also released what they said was an audio recording of their leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi urging resistance, the first such interjection from him in almost a year.
  • Local resident anxious about family in Puerto Rico

    Local resident anxious about family in Puerto Rico

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    Besides commercial flights, some humanitarian relief flights are getting into San Juan. Almost all of the island is without power after Puerto Rico was hit by two major hurricanes in the last month. Visiting a firehouse Saturday, de Blasio vowed New Yorkers would stand by Puerto Rico . "We're very committed to growing the operation as quickly as we can and being back to where we were", said Jim Butler, an American Airlines executive who is helping to oversee the carrier's response.
  • Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response

    Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Complained About Storm Response

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    Although Trump earlier this week cited Cruz in a tweet, thanking her for "your kind words" about the federal response, in fact Cruz has been critical nearly daily, saying officials are moving too slowly. His administration has tried in recent days to combat the perception that he failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction and has given the USA commonwealth territory less attention than what he bestowed on states hit by Harvey and Irma.
  • Bucs depth will be tested against the New York Giants

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    They talk about returning to fundamentals and playing the brand of football that got them into the playoffs last season under head coach Ben McAdoo . Winston was 7-of-12 for 67 yards targeting Evans, but their usual deep-ball connection wasn't there. NY has had a disastrous start to its season.
  • Hamilton on pole position in Malaysia

    Hamilton on pole position in Malaysia

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    Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton hailed an unbelievable turnaround yesterday, after taking pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix with title rival Sebastian Vettel condemned to the back of the grid. The victory was the second of Verstappen's grand prix career, after a first in Spain previous year, and came a day after his birthday. Verstappen qualified in third place behind Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen, however, was the second vehicle on the grid when Raikkonen ...
  • President launches Shirdi Sai Baba's samadhi centenary celebrations (With Images)

    President launches Shirdi Sai Baba's samadhi centenary celebrations (With Images)

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    The inauguration also marks the beginning of the year-long centenary celebrations of the Sai Baba's death, and over 11 million pilgrims are expected during the year, IANS reported. Permitted initially for daytime operations by the DGCA, the new airport will slash the travel time between Mumbai and Shirdi , around 240 km apart, from six hours to barely 45 minutes.
  • Mets skipper Terry Collins to resign, move to front office role

    Mets skipper Terry Collins to resign, move to front office role

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    Veteran David Wright said he would not stand for cowardly action taken by his teammates on the New York Mets who anonymously ripped manager Terry Collins in a Newsday article published on Friday. Players routinely returned much later than initially expected. 30, 2017, discusses the stories that quoted sources criticizing Terry Collins earlier in the week.
  • Titans looking to end skid in Houston

    Titans looking to end skid in Houston

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    Titans' tight end Delanie Walker is one of the top tight ends in the NFL. This game has massive playoff implications since the Texans can't afford to go 1-3 to start the season with an 0-2 record in the division. "Getting back into the rhythm of things on offense and how we run things". When the Houston Texans traded up in the 2017 NFL Draft to draft former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson with the 12th overall pick, they were officially handing the reigns of the franchise over to ...