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Will Ebola Be The Next Pandemic? - TestTube Daily ShowNigerian authorities identified 59 people who had contact with U.S. citizen who died in Lagos last week.


2014-07-31 07:57:35 -0600

Rose Grindrod, center, gets married to Meghan Hamilton, as she hold their son Harry Hamilton, outside the City-County Building the day after the ban on same-sex marriage was struck down in Wisconsin, in Madison, Wis., Saturday, June 7, 2014. Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold)MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 2009 law that establishes a registry for same-sex couples, saying it does not violate an amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage. The registry gives registered same-sex couples the right to hospital visits, family medical leave to care for a stricken partner, health benefits under a partner's insurance and the right to inherit assets when a partner dies. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz and Brendan O'Brien; Editing by Bill Trott)


2014-07-31 07:44:36 -0600

A man stands at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on July 26, 2014, near the village of Hrabove, in the Donetsk regionExplosions rang out near the crash site of downed flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on Thursday as international investigators arrived for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a surprise one-day halt to its offensive against rebels. Lawmakers in Kiev ratified agreements with The Hague and Canberra that could see the two nations send some 950 armed personnel to secure the site where many of their nationals died.


2014-07-31 07:02:55 -0600