James Forrester, Gay-Union Foe, Dies at 74

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State Senator James Forrester, a physician and social conservative, died on Monday in Gastonia, N.C., just weeks after leading a successful fight to put a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on the North Carolina ballot next spring. He was 74. Follow for breaking news and headlines. […]

China launches Shenzhou 8 ahead of space docking test

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China launched an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday ahead of a docking exercise that will be a key test of the rising power’s plans to secure a long-term manned foothold in space. Employees transfer the Long March II-F rocket, loaded with Shenzhou-8 spacecraft, to the launchpad in the […]

England cringes over cricket blowout – CANOE

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gulfnews.comEngland cringes over cricket blowoutCANOEFlower's word to cut down the unsavoury on-field behaviour came three days after he was quoted as saying, “I am very proud of our record and the way we conduct ourselves in international cricke…