Northern Irish police arrest 2 over killing of journalist

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LONDON (AP) | Police in Northern Ireland April 20 arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry.

The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and taken to Belfast for questioning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

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Belfast baker guilty of discrimination over gay cake refusal

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DUBLIN (AP) – A Northern Ireland bakery was found guilty May 19 of discrimination for refusing to bake a cake bearing the slogan “Support Gay Marriage,” a verdict welcomed by human rights activists but denounced by Christian fundamentalists in the British territory.

In her ruling, Belfast Judge Isobel Brownlie called the bakery’s cancellation of the order “direct discrimination for which there can be no justification.” The judge said the bakery was a business, not a religious organization, and therefore had no legal basis to reject an order based on a customer’s sexual orientation or beliefs.

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