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Taiwan votes to keep marriage laws traditional

International | Referendums garner broad pro-family support
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/27/18, 01:47 pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Three referendums supporting marriage between one man and one woman passed overwhelmingly in Saturday elections in Taiwan. The votes show that most citizens still hold traditional values even though the country’s highest court moved toward legalizing same-sex marriage in 2017.

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Trump: No further penalty for Saudi Arabia

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/20/18, 02:05 pm

President Donald Trump said the United States will not inflict any additional punishment on Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A team of Saudi operatives killed the U.S.-based writer Oct. 2 at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The United States has already levied sanctions against 17 Saudis accused of participating in the killing.

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U.S. report on Khashoggi murder due Tuesday

International | Plus, the silence on granting asylum to Asia Bibi continues
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/19/18, 04:20 pm

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman avoided any mention of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his address to the kingdom’s Shura Council Monday. President Donald Trump said the United States will issue a “full report” on the killing Tuesday, but he does not intend to listen to a tape of the killing in U.S.

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