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Slim Pickings: Without EU Labor, Who Will Harvest UK Fruit?

By Danica Kirka, Leonora Beck | Aug 31
British fruit and vegetable growers rely on seasonal workers from other EU countries to harvest their crops because local workers no longer want the poorly paid, physically demanding jobs that offer little security.

Australian Prime Minister Urges Public Vote On Gay Marriage

By Rod McGuirk | Aug 31
Australia's prime minister on Wednesday urged his political opponents to allow Australians to endorse gay marriage through a popular vote instead of insisting that the divisive issue be put into lawmakers' hands.

Historic Flight from US to Cuba to Take Off

By Michael Weissenstein | Aug 31
The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century is scheduled to fly from Fort Lauderdale to the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning

Australian Opposition to Push for Gay Marriage Law Reform

By Rod McGuirk | Aug 30
Australia's opposition said Tuesday that it would test Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's weakened grip on power following last month's general election by proposing its own legislation to legalize gay marriage.

Australia Plan for Vote on Gay Marriage Hits Stumbling Block

Aug 29
The government's plan to hold a popular vote on whether Australia should allow same-sex marriage suffered a setback Monday when a political party announced it would not support the proposed plebiscite.

Why It Matters: Climate Change

By Seth Borenstein | Aug 29
HE ISSUE: It's as if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump live on two entirely different Earths: one warming, one not.

Top French Court to Rule on Legality of Burkini Bans

Aug 26
France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of Islam in secular France.

Strong Aftershocks Rattle Devastated Italian Earthquake Zone

By Paolo Santalucia and Nicole Winfield | Aug 26
Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled for some of the 267 dead.

Tourist Found in New Zealand Bush After Surviving a Month

By Nick Perry | Aug 25
A tourist from the Czech Republic, whose partner fell to his death, survived a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued, police said Thursday.

Italy Toll Rises to 247 as Anguish Mounts Over Quake Past

By Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield | Aug 25
Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247

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