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2 killed in west Phoenix triple shooting were married couple

Dec. 02, 2021 14:39 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A man and woman killed in a triple shooting at a west Phoenix home were a married couple, police said Thursday. They said 59-year-old Chris Child and 57-year-old Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez were declared dead at the scene Tuesday and a 79-year-old woman was...

Chile Congress approves same-sex marriage, adoptions

Nov. 23, 2021 12:34 PM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A measure to legalize marriage and adoption by same-sex couples was approved by the lower house of Chile's Congress on Tuesday, moving it close to final adoption. It had already passed the Senate. The bill approved 101-30 now awaits only final...

From Germany to US: Auburn couple marks 60 years of marriage

Nov. 21, 2021 00:12 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — All it took was one look while at a local swimming pool in Germany for Ronald and Margret West to fall in love. The Auburn couple celebrated their 60th anniversary on Nov. 3. It all started in the late 1950s. Ronald had recently...

Sheriff: Iowa couple's death ruled a murder-suicide

Nov. 18, 2021 18:37 PM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The deaths of a married couple near Council Bluffs were the result of a murder-suicide, authorities said. Pottawatomie County sheriff's officials were called Nov. 7 to investigate a domestic disturbance at a home east of Council Bluffs. ...

Swiss government: Same-sex couples can marry starting July 1

Nov. 17, 2021 06:05 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s executive body announced Wednesday that same-sex couples can get married starting on July 1 next year, making good on the resounding support Swiss voters expressed in a referendum. The Federal Council officially said that starting Jan. 1,...

Israeli couple arrested in Turkey on espionage charges

Nov. 13, 2021 04:19 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — An Israeli married couple were arrested for espionage late Friday after taking photographs of the Turkish president’s residence in Istanbul, Turkey’s official news agency said. Anadolu Agency said a Turkish national was also arrested. Police detained...

Jury recommends 28 years for Missouri man in wife's murder

Nov. 12, 2021 12:00 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A woman who moved to Missouri from China to further her education before she was killed by her husband should be remembered as a kind woman whose death was a “huge waste,” a prosecutor said Friday after her husband was convicted. A jury...

Missouri man who buried wife's body convicted of her murder

Nov. 11, 2021 23:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to burying his wife’s body and misleading authorities for more than a year about her whereabouts was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder. After deliberating for almost seven hours, a jury found Joseph Elledge...

Big Bird backlash: Vax lands even Muppet in political flap

Nov. 11, 2021 17:00 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Smokey Bear taught kids the importance of preventing wildfires. McGruff the Crime Dog warned them not to talk to strangers. And in 1972, Big Bird lined up on “Sesame Street” to receive a measles vaccine as part of a campaign to get more youngsters inoculated...

Police: Wife killed, husband wounded in Iowa shooting

Nov. 08, 2021 15:41 PM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A shooting involving a married couple that stemmed from a domestic disturbance left a woman dead and her husband wounded, according to sheriff's officials. The shooting happened Sunday morning at a home in Pottawattamie County just east of...