Friday, August 28, 2009

Daily Headlines: August 28, 2009

* Uruguay: Despite opposition from the Roman Catholic Church Uruguayan legislators approved a landmark gay adoption bill that is expected to soon become law.

* Cuba: A weakening Florida economy and politics in Cuba are possible reasons experts cite for a massive dip in the number of Cubans migrating by sea to the U.S.

* Chile: Some scientists worry that the strain of swine flu recently found in Chilean turkeys could spread the virus more easily to humans.

* U.S.: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will reportedly be cleared of corruption charges from a supposed pay-for-play deal.

Image- Queerty
Online Sources- Reuters, AP, BBC News, CNN

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