Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

The Rev. Michael Briggs, left, and the Rev. Ken Malcolm, right, hug as they walk after Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The vote came in Salt Lake City at the Episcopal General Convention, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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PM: Sinai bloodbath a sign terrorism ‘knocking on Israel’s borders’

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (right) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visit Israeli soldier Liron Israeli, who was injured when stabbed by a Palestinian woman, at the Hadassah Hospital on July 1, 2015. (Kobi Gideon / GPO)

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon (right) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visit Israeli soldier Liron Israeli, who was injured when stabbed by a Palestinian woman, at the Hadassah Hospital on July 1, 2015. (Kobi Gideon / GPO)

Israel and Washington offer condolences to Egypt over coordinated attack that kills over 70 soldiers

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Father of critical drive-by shooting victim calls for prayers

One of four Israeli men who were wounded in a drive-by shooting terror attack near Shvut Rachel, is brought to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem on June 29, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

One of four Israeli men who were wounded in a drive-by shooting terror attack near Shvut Rachel, is brought to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem on June 29, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Another man wounded in Monday night West Bank attack says shooter fired ‘full magazine’ at car; PM says security forces thwarted ‘dozens’ of attacks this year

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Passenger sets self on fire on Japan’s bullet train

Passengers stand inside a Shinkansen bullet train which made an emergency stop in Odawara, west of Tokyo Tuesday, June 30, 2015. A passenger on the Japan’s high-speed bullet train tried to set himself or herself on fire Tuesday, causing smoke to fill the carriage and forcing the train to stop, Japan’s transport ministry said. (Kyodo News via AP Photo)

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