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Tuesday, July 8, 2003

Same-sex marriage in Canada: A British Columbia court rules that same-sex couples may get married in that province, effective immediately. BC becomes the second Canadian province, and second political division in the Western Hemisphere, to legalize same-sex marriage. This decision is similar to the Ontario decision on June 10, 2003. //cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2003/07/08/130210-cp.html
During a visit to the former slave-trading station on Goree Island, off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, U.S. President George W. Bush calls slavery one of the greatest crimes of history, but stops short of an official apology. //asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNewsstoryID=3054883
Sudan Airways Flight 39, with 117 people on board, crashes in Sudan the only survivor is a 2-year-old child.
Source: Wikipedia