Judge dismisses discrimination suit against Catholic home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the former administrator of a Catholic assisted living facility who said he was fired for his sexual orientation. The judge dismissed the suit Monday after the plaintiff, John Murphy, made a motion to do so. Murphy served as executive director of the … Continue reading


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Young Lebanese activists challenge old political class

BEIRUT (AP) — First they egged the prime minister’s building. Then they dumped some of the garbage piling up on Beirut’s streets outside the home of the environment minister, furious the government couldn’t get its act together to find a solution when Lebanon’s main landfill shut down. But perhaps the most electrifying move by the … Continue reading