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The Republican-affiliated WPA Intelligence is spreading homophobic misinformation ahead of Australia's postal vote on same-sex marriage.

September 13 2017 4:03 PM

Seth Maxwell believes everyone deserves clean drinking water.

September 13 2017 5:12 AM

Australia will soon vote on same-sex marriage and churches are playing a role on both sides of the debate. 

September 12 2017 9:01 PM

Activists attempted to challenge the legality of a national poll on same-sex marriage.

September 07 2017 8:39 PM

German intelligence is accusing one of its agents — a former adult film performer — of trading state secrets in a jihadi chat room.

September 06 2017 2:52 PM