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Tel Aviv runs rainbow colors at jubilant pride parade

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The summer attire was colorful and rainbow flags billowed with pride in the Mediterranean breeze as revelers flooded the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city’s annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parade. About a quarter of a million locals and tourists joined the celebration, city officials said. It […]

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US looks to sell billions in weapons to Taiwan

Washington: The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $US2 billion ($2.9 billion) worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates. An informal notification of the proposed sale has […]

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US Marine dies after Australia exercise accident

Lance Cpl. Hans Sandoval-Pereyra, 21, died at the Royal Darwin Hospital in Northern Australia after succumbing to injuries he sustained during a training exercise at the Mount Bundey Training Area on Saturday. (U.S. Marine Corps) A Marine died in Australia on Wednesday from injuries sustained during a training incident involving a tactical vehicle over the […]

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Hundreds party like Marie-Antoinette at Versailles costume ball

VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) – Hundreds of guests donned soaring wigs and elaborate 18th-century dress to indulge their royal fantasies at a ball at the Palace of Versailles on Monday, themed around one of its most infamous inhabitants – Marie-Antoinette. Famed for her life of opulence and excess – the French Queen, one of France’s most […]