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Man Dies in Dive After Raising $100K for ALS

Aug 19
A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation.

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Family of Rutgers Student Receives Gay Pride Award

Aug 20
The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.

Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage

By Brock Vergakis | Aug 20
Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.

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US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing

By Lara Jakes and Julie Pace | Aug 19
A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

A 28-year-old man was reportedly stoned and later died from head injuries

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

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