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Philippine Leader: Murder Case Won't Harm US Ties

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 20
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations.

Russian Lawmaker Calls Tom of Finland Stamps 'Propaganda'

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 20
An anti-gay Russian lawmaker is taking issue with the new commemorative stamps that honor seminal gay artist Tom of Finland, calling the stamps gay "propaganda."

London Bus Driver Allegedly Boots Gay Couple After Kiss

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 20
A bus driver in London allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of his bus and spewed anti-gay slurs at them after they shared a kiss in August.

Bishops Scrap Welcome to Gays in Sign of Split

INTERNATIONAL | By Nicole Winfield and Daniela Petroff | Oct 19
Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

Paris Sculpture Deflated; Will Stay That Way

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 19
A controversial green art installation on Paris' tony Place Vendome has been taken down after being vandalized overnight.

Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 19
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.

Don't Go In The Water: Crabzilla Spotted Off British Pier?

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Oct 19
The website Weird Whitstable, dedicated to oddities of this British resort town, posted a picture on Saturday that should give anyone pause to go into the water.

Rome Mayor Defiantly Registers 16 Gay Marriages

INTERNATIONAL | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 18
The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government.

Officials Fear Ebola is on AIDS Path

INTERNATIONAL | By Mike Stobbe | Oct 18
Comparisons between the Ebola and AIDS have surfaced in the last few months as the Ebola outbreak escalated.

Obama Pressed to Appoint State Department Envoy for LGBT Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Oct 18
President Barack Obama is being urged to appoint a special envoy for LGBT Human Rights within the State Department who would serve as the principal advisor on LGBT issues to the secretary of State.