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Bermuda is first nation to legalize, then repeal gay marriage

Bermuda has become the first nation in the world to legalize gay marriage and then repeal it. Bermuda Gov. John Rankin approved the repeal Wednesday night, outlawing same sex-marriage for the island, a British territory that is self-governing. The island’s ...

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Live Nation Settles Suit With Ticketing Start-Up, Buying Its Assets

Photo Songkick specialized in so-called artist presales — a way of selling batches of advance tickets, often around 8 percent of the inventory for a show, to fans. Credit Chad Batka for The New York Times Two years ago, Songkick, ...

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Extreme cold freezes cities across the nation with worst yet to come

Extreme cold freezes cities across the nation with worst yet to come With temperatures dropping almost daily and wind chill making outdoors unbearable, cities from Charlotte, North Carolina to New York City are seeing an increase in bodies of water ...

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Two reportedly killed in Iran protests as nation clamps down

At least two people were killed during the third day of protests against Iran’s iron-fisted regime and poor living conditions, according to reports. Demonstrators throughout the nation have called for the removal of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Middle Eastern nation’s ...

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Russell Simmons, Queens students urge nation to 'keep the peace'

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons took a break Thursday from the noise of civic activism to promote a little peace and quiet. Well, peace anyway. Quiet is a little more difficult to achieve when you’re surrounded by 800 students at ...

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‘Birth of a Nation’ becomes a hit amid Oscar furor

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, January 30, 2016, 11:53 PM Sundance Film Festival Movie distributors were in a bidding war over “Birth of a Nation” during the premiere. An independent drama about the doomed 1831 rebellion by Virginia slave Nat ...

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Sandra Bernhard: Donald Trump has the nation ‘bamboozled’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Saturday, December 26, 2015, 6:00 PM Dimitrios Kambouris Sandra Bernhard is back for New Year’s. The comedian/singer/actress and host of “Sandyland” on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy will perform her Joe’s Pub show through Dec. 30, called “Feel ...

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New York artist founds his own nation, runs it for a decade

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, October 26, 2015, 2:14 PM Mike DeBernardo/AP Williamsburg resident Zaq Landsberg is the sole owner, leader and semi-regular resident of Zaqistan. The real estate is dirt cheap, the space is all quiet and the ...

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