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Same-sex marriage is declared legal across the US

The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in an historic triumph for the American gay rights movement.

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Obama: 'Love wins' in legal gay marriage 'thunderbolt'

The US Supreme Court has narrowly voted to legalise gay marriage across America. President Obama called it a "thunderbolt" and declared that "love wins". The historic decision means 14 US states will now have to scrap their laws banning same-sex unions.

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