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New Zealand gay weddings begin, 1 at 39,000 feet

08/19/2013 5:50am
When Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau walked down the aisle to exchange vows Monday, the fasten-seatbelt signs were off.

New Zealand dairy faces new contamination problem

08/19/2013 6:56am
New Zealand's dairy industry faces another contamination problem following a recent botulism scare.

Most inmates recaptured from Indonesia jail break

08/19/2013 7:12am
Security forces have retaken control of an overcrowded prison in western Indonesia following a night-long riot, and have captured most of the estimated 30 convicts who escaped, authorities said Monday.

Train kills 37 pilgrims in eastern India

08/19/2013 9:56am
A train ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in eastern India early Monday, killing at least 37 people. A mob infuriated by the deaths beat the driver severely and set fire to coaches, officials said.

More than 200 dead or missing in China floods

08/19/2013 8:53pm
Heavy rains brought by a typhoon triggered landslides in southern China that buried homes and vehicles and killed at least 15 people, as the number of dead or missing from recent flooding in the country surged past 200.

China orders more testing of New Zealand milk

08/19/2013 11:37pm
China's product safety agency has told New Zealand suppliers of a milk product to perform additional quality tests following a new contamination problem.