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Sacro Cuore Catholic school could lose funding over anti-gay discrimination

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Hemispherx will co-sponsor the clinical trials

South Africa Approves Hemishpherx Interferon Study

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 21
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. has announced execution of an agreement to seek South African government approval to initiate a study of AlferonĀ® N, the only FDA approved natural interferon.

Toys and flowers are placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Ukraine at Potential Turning Point After Crash

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Heintz | Jul 21
The crash of the Malaysian airliner in rebel-held eastern Ukraine is being viewed as a potential turning-point in the conflict.

Tom Daley

Tom Daley's Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 21
A plane carrying British Olympic diver Tom Daley and his boyfriend, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, had to make an emergency landing in Russia Monday for "a technical issue."

Man Mortgages His Home To Pay For Bigger Penis

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 20
An Australian man with a "micro penis" mortgaged his home to come up with the $18,000 to $50,000 it will cost for surgeries to make his member more memorable.

Raindrops on the statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa.

South Africans Remember Mandela on His Birthday

INTERNATIONAL | By Christopher Torchia | Jul 18
South Africans marked Nelson Mandela's birthday on Friday with charitable acts in honor of the former president, whose death in December prompted a global outpouring of tributes.

Marina Mironova and Oxana Tomofeeva

Lesbian Couple Flees Russia for Asylum in Argentina

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 18
Afraid for their safety in a country with a growing antipathy toward gays, a Russian lesbian couple is now seeking asylum in Argentina for themselves and their teenage son.

A woman reacts to news regarding a Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18.

World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers on Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 18
World-Renowned AIDS Researchers Among Passengers in Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

AP Source: Missile Took Down Jet in Ukraine

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 18
American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said. It is not yet known if any Americans were on board the plane or who launched the strike.

 Singapore's Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim

Singapore Won't Destroy 2 Gay Themed Book Titles

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 18
Singapore's information minister says two children's books dealing with gay subjects that were ordered removed from public libraries won't be destroyed after all.

3 Travel Safety Tips for LGBT Parents

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
International travel can expand your family's world view and create timeless memories, but acceptance of LGBT individuals and their families vary from state to state and country to country.