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Eric Abetz: Gay men don’t really want to marry

It’s reported that he said because Dolce and Gabbana didn’t ever marry, other homosexual males don’t want to get married. Are you serious?! There are bizarre claims that Federal Senator Eric Abetz said that gay men don’t want to get married, using the example of Italian fashion designer couple Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana who never made it official, reports Sydney ...

60-year- charged with the murder of a Logan teenager who disappeared more than a month ago

A 60-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a Logan teenager who disappeared more than a month ago. The body of 16-year-old Tiffany Taylor is yet to be found but detectives investigating her disappearance charged the 60-year-old with one count of murder on Thursday night. He is due to front Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Friday morning. Tiffany was ...

United States believes Islamic State militants likely used mustard agent in attack in Iraq

The United States believes Islamic State militants likely used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq earlier this week, the first indication the militant group has obtained a banned chemical weapon, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. “We have credible information that the agent used in the attack was mustard,” a senior U.S. official told the ...

Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate published a photograph it said showed the beheaded body of a Croatian hostage

: Islamic State’s Egyptian affiliate published a photograph it said showed the beheaded body of a Croatian hostage it had threatened to kill last week, the SITE monitoring service reported on Wednesday. The authenticity of the picture could not be immediately independently verified. It carried a caption that said: “killing of the Croatian hostage, due to his country’s participation in ...

Swiss Federal Council lifts Switzerland’s sanctions against Iran

The Swiss Federal Council reserved the right to reverse its decision The Swiss Federal Council officially lifted Switzerland’s sanctions against Iran Wednesday in the wake of a landmark nuclear deal. “The Federal Council wishes today’s steps to be seen as a sign of its support for the implementation of the nuclear agreement and its interest in deepening bilateral relations with ...

Iraqi security forces, trained and backed by the US

We’re about to see how successful US troop training has been in Iraq. Iraqi security forces, trained and backed by the US, are preparing a final assault on the Sunni city of Ramadi, a senior coalition official told Jim Michaels of USA Today. The newspaper called it “the first significant test of American-trained forces against the Islamic State” terror group ...

Hay barn in Lebanon on fire, expected to burn for days

A barn filled with 2,000 tons of straw is on fire in Lebanon and fire officials believe it could burn for days. Meanwhile, authorities say the cause of the fire is suspicious and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The fire erupted at 12:31 a.m. today in a barn near Highway 20 and Bohlken Drive. The barn was engulfed ...

Tony Abbott’s personal opposition to marriage equality reforms has come in for criticism

Under fire from within his party, Tony Abbott’s personal opposition to marriage equality reforms has come in for criticism from Hollywood. Actor comedian Jack Black has lashed out at Mr Abbott’s stance as from “the stone ages” in an unscripted radio interview which aired Thursday. Asked to consider possible storylines for his new television series, 2DayFM’s Dan Debuf and Maz Compton suggested incorporating Mr Abbott’s stance ...

Anti-ISIS coalition launch new strikes in Iraq, Syria

U.S.-led forces conducted 16 air strikes in Iraq and seven in Syria on Saturday against ISIS targets, the U.S. military said. In Iraq, five air strikes near Mosul, three near Ramadi and three near Sinjar aimed to beat back the militants, destroying excavators, tactical units, buildings and weapons, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Sunday in a statement. Other ...

Bomb attack targets Istanbul police station

A bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul early Monday morning injured five police officers and two civilians, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. The attack targeted the police station in Istanbul’s Sultanbeyli neighborhood and caused a fire that collapsed part of the three-story building, the agency reported. The explosion also damaged neighboring buildings and around 20 cars parked ...