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Ukip offers legal protection to Christians who oppose same-sex marriage 28.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Nigel Farage attempts to woo Christian voters by promising protection to those who want to object to gay marriage in the course of carrying out their jobs

Ukip has released a mini-manifesto for Christians, saying it would extend protection to those who want to oppose gay marriage because of their religious beliefs.

The document is published on the websites of some candidates and the election page of Christian Concern, a group that is against abortion and same-sex marriage.

We will not repeal the legislation … but we will not require churches to marry same-sex couples

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Rahul+Kedarnath= Earthquake! With friends like Sakshi, does PM Modi need enemies? 28.4.2015 FirstPost: Politics

Sakshi Maharaj has blamed Rahul Gandhi’s Kedarnath yatra for the Nepal earthquake. Whether he made the remarks in sardonic jest or in all seriousness, Maharaj was displaying classic troll behavior – no matter what the event, no matter how unrelated, find a way to tie it to your opposition leader and flog your pet cause.

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Rahul+Kedarnath= Earthquake! With friends like Sakshi, does Modi need enemies? 28.4.2015 FirstPost: Politics

Sakshi Maharaj has blamed Rahul Gandhi’s Kedarnath yatra for the Nepal earthquake. Whether he made the remarks in sardonic jest or in all seriousness, Maharaj was displaying classic troll behavior – no matter what the event, no matter how unrelated, find a way to tie it to your opposition leader and flog your pet cause.

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Parliament Live: Congress has a strange stand on corruption, says Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha 28.4.2015 FirstPost: Politics

The Budget session of Parliament resumes today. Track live updates here.

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Vatican urges action to tackle climate change 28.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
After making headlines on gay marriage, contraception and abortion, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church are now gearing up to tackle another contentious issue: global warming.
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US Supreme Court set for historic gay marriage case 28.4.2015 Zee News : World
 The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether gay couples have a constitutional right to wed -- a potentially historic decision that could see same-sex marriage recognized nationwide.
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Kim Kardashian warns Bruce Jenner not to reveal too much on reality shows 28.4.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Kim Kardashian warns Bruce Jenner not to reveal too much on reality shows' at newkerala.com.
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'Margarita...' grabs best feature film award at international fest 28.4.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Kalki Koechlin-starrer "Margarita With A Straw", which narrates the struggle of a cerebral palsy-affected girl, has bagged the Best Feature Film award at Filmfest DC, the Washington, DC, International Film Festival.
Nazi surrender order to be auctioned in New York 28.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Telegram written by Karl Dönitz, the last leader of the Third Reich, to the head of the Luftwaffe expected to fetch up to $30,000

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WWII German surrender order on sale in New York 28.4.2015 Zee News : World
Marooned on a naval base in northwest Germany, pinned down by advancing Allied forces and Adolf Hitler dead, the last leader of the Third Reich hammered out the surrender order.
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Kim Kardashian pledges support for stepfather Bruce Jenner 28.4.2015 DNA: Wide Angle
Reality television star Kim Kardashian pledged her full support on Monday for her stepfather, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, who said last week that he identifies as a woman. Kardashian, 34, spoke out for the first time about her stepfather in an interview on NBC's "Today" show with Matt Lauer saying what is most important to her and her family is that Jenner is happy. "As long as he happy, and he wants to live his life, however he wants to live it, that just makes me happy, and I support him 100 percent," Kardashian said. Jenner, 65, became the most high-profile American to come out as transgender when he told journalist Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20" news magazine show that he was transitioning to become a woman. Related read:  I am a woman: Bruce Jenner opens up about gender transformation​ Jenner, who won a gold medal in the decathalon at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, told Sawyer that "for all intents and purposes I am a woman." About 17 million people watched the show. It was also the top ...
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Transgender injured in acid attack 28.4.2015 Hindu: National
A 23-year-old transgender, Abi, sustained burns in an acid attack here on Sunday night. Abi, a resident of Allikuttai near Ponammapet has completed Standard X and was involved in creating aw...
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Labor push on same-sex marriage vote would 'strengthen resolve of Liberals' 28.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Three government senators say move away from conscience vote in Labor would undermine any attempt in the Liberal party to allow one

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Democratic Unionists: we'd seek review of BBC in hung parliament talks 28.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Nigel Dodds, furious at Northern Ireland party’s exclusion from TV debates, says future of broadcaster should be decided by royal commission The Democratic Unionists say they would place the renewal of the BBC charter on the table in talks with Labour or the Tories in a hung parliament, after accusing the corporation of distorting UK politics in its handling of the television election debates. Nigel Dodds, the leader of the Northern Irish party at Westminster who was furious at the DUP’s exclusion from the debates, believes the future of the BBC should be decided by a royal commission rather than the traditional deal negotiated between ministers and the ...
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Stage set for landmark U.S. Supreme Court gay marriage arguments 28.4.2015 Zee News : World
A day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears landmark arguments on whether the Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage, activists on both sides of the contentious social issue converged on the white marble courthouse to voice their views.
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Adam Lambert slept with male celebs 28.4.2015 All News-IANS Stories
"American Idol" star Adam Lambert has confessed that he has slept with male celebrities, who are not openly gay.
Comedian jokes about Kalam, cops show up 28.4.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Comedian Vir Das had unexpected guests at his show in the capital’s Siri Fort auditorium on ...
Srini and his bucket list of controversies 28.4.2015 DNA: Bangalore
Srini and his bucket list of controversies
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Stage set for landmark U.S. Supreme Court gay marriage arguments | Reuters 28.4.2015 FirstPost: World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day before the U.S.

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Labour hopeful Amina Lone: ‘I hated being on benefits’ 27.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Under the Conservatives, the single mother of four says she is considered part of Broken Britain – just one of the reasons why the would-be MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale is determined to fight ‘caveman politics’ If Amina Lone manages to wrestle marginal Morecambe and Lunesdale from the Conservatives in the general election, she will not be the first Muslim woman to enter parliament. Nor will she be the first single mother, however rare both breeds may still be in Westminster’s male and pale ranks. But she will almost certainly be the first MP with an anarchy tattoo inked on her right arm. The circle-A is covered in multiple layers the day I join her for a sodden doorstep session in her coastal Lancastrian constituency, but I know it’s there after Andy Burnham referred to it – teasingly, but with no little admiration – in a speech at a Labour fundraising dinner last year. She groans theatrically when I ask for the story, then lets out one of the infectious laughs that punctuate most of her conversations. ...
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