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Jonathan Lynn

UK Man Pleads Guilty of Spraying Chemicals at Gay Men, Others

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 27
A man from the United Kingdom faces jail time after pleading guilty to spraying harmful chemicals at six people in June, nearly blinding a gay man.

a mock prescription made up by the Virginia Family Foundation

Christian Group Begins All-You-Can-Eat 'Fast' to Protest Gay Marriage

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 27
An anti-gay Christian group begins a 40-day fast to protest gay marriage where participants are allowed to eat.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory

Gov. McCrory Asked Not to Defend NC Gay Marriage Ban

Aug 27
Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.

Napa Winemakers Tally Cost of Damage from Earthquake

Aug 27
California's earthquake struck just as the fall harvest was picking up. Winery buildings, equipment and wines were destroyed. Carter Evans reports.

Burger King Move Could Provide Huge Tax Reduction

Aug 27
As Burger King looks to purchase a Canadian donut chain, the merger could mean huge savings for the American fast food giant. If the deal is completed, and Burger King moves, the result would be a significantly lower corporate tax rate.

Cyclists Take to the Street to Break AIDS

By EDGE | Aug 27
Over 100 physical activists will come together to raise vital funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS and homelessness by completing a 285 mile, three-day journey from Boston to NYC.

Reeling Opens with 'Boy Meet Girl'

By EDGE | Aug 27
Celebrate 32 years of The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival, Reeling Film Festival on Thursday, September 18th at The Music Box Theatre with a screening of "Boy Meets Girl."

Nick Howell a member of the McLean family who owns Uncle Matt's organic orange juice company, places a vial containing the tamarixia wasp to release in their orange groves in hopes of combating the citrus greening disease.

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

By Tamara Lush | Aug 27
The $9 billion citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet, putting at risk the state's economy and very identity. Blame a mottled brown bug no bigger than a pencil eraser and a disease called "the yellow dragon."

Amazon to Buy Video Game Streaming Platform Twitch

By Mae Anderson | Aug 27
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds are becoming increasingly lucrative.

Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.