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Russia May Ban Gay Emojis, Implement Fines

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
In an attempt to crack down on "homosexual propaganda" officials from Russia's state media regulator Roskomnadozr, which oversees telecommunications, are seeking to ban gay-friendly emojis on the iPhone keyboard.

Father & Son Charged With Murder After Confessing to Killing Gay Hairstylist

CRIME | By EDGE | Jul 30
A father and his son confessed to authorities that they killed a gay hairstylist in Puerto Rico last weekend.

Judge to Consider Fate of Convent Katy Perry Wants to Buy

RELIGION | By Anthony McCartney | Jul 30
The hills around Hollywood have always been coveted real estate, but a fight over the sale of a hilltop convent has pitted an order of elderly nuns against the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles, who wants to sell the property to pop singer Katy Perry.

Mia Farrow Faces Twitter Backlash for Lion Dentist's Address

NATIONAL | Jul 30
Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the dentist who killed the beloved lion Cecil in Zimbabwe.

New 'Daily Host' Host Says Tenor Will Change, Not Targets

POLITICS | By Lynn Elber | Jul 30
Incoming "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his.

For Some, Hunting Lions in Africa is the Ultimate Experience

INTERNATIONAL | By Christopher Torchia | Jul 30
It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the so-called "Big Five" animals whose habitats are under increasing pressure from human encroachment.

New Film Highlights Struggles of Gay Palestinians in Israel

INTERNATIONAL | By Isaac Scharf and Miriam Berger | Jul 30
During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip.

Perry Dials Back Christian Appeal in Iowa, Cites Job Record

POLITICS | By Will Weissert | Jul 30
Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa crowd about the strong economy in Texas, but in a state where evangelicals wield political influence, he didn't mention religion until 25 minutes into his address, and only then when asked about it.

Ex-Navy SEAL Alleges Anti-Gay Bullying By CIA Workers

NATIONAL | By Julie Watson | Jul 30
A former Navy SEAL has filed an internal complaint alleging the CIA bullied him for being gay during a work assignment in June in Afghanistan.

Orphanage Founder Returns to Haiti After US Jury Ruling

INTERNATIONAL | By Evens Sanon and David McFadden | Jul 30
A U.S. citizen who founded a Haiti orphanage for boys returned to the Caribbean country Wednesday after a U.S. jury ordered an activist to pay $14.5 million in damages for falsely accusing him of sexually abusing children in his care.

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