European Stars And Stripes, September 11, 1996, Page 5

European Stars And Stripes

September 11, 1996

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Issue date: Wednesday, September 11, 1996

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Publication name: European Stars And Stripes

Location: Darmstadt, Hesse

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Years available: 1948 - 1999

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 11, 1996, Darmstadt, HesseWednesday, September 11, 1996 tM6 STARS AND STRIPES Page 5 Something in the air? South African President Nelson Mandela strollsthrough a Johannesburg suburb Sunday with his arm around the shoulder of Graca Machel, widow of I he late president of Mozambique/ Samora Machcl. Surprisedresidents of Houghton soon began to speculate; Is the romance getting serious? Senate votes 85-14 to deny recognition of gay unions WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate gave final con-gressional approval Tuesday to a bill that would deny Federal recognition of same-sex marriages and let statesrefuse to sanction such unions licensed in other states. Senators voted 85-14 for the Defense of MarriageAct, which would define marriage in federal law as a legal union between one man and one woman. TheHouse voted overwhelmingly to pass the bill in July, and President Clinton has said he will sign it. Senate supporters of the bill called it a common-,sense response to a lawsuit going to trial Tuesday that could lead Hawaii to become the first state to issuemarriage licenses to gay couples. "The traditional family has stood for 5,000 years,"Sen. Phil Gramm, R;';,': The purported news flashes that appearedSaturday and Sunday on the Telecinco network were in fact advertisements for the filmIndependence Day, which opens Friday in Spain.- The PubliEspanaadvertising firm figured viewerswouldn't be taken in by llie spoof of Orson Welles' "The War of-the Worlds" -, the 1938 radio pl;iythat created a short but memorable panic in ihc United States. "We wanted to do something different, citiisi.' some excitement, but certainly not fear," anadvertising executive, Jose Luis Andarias, said Monday, . Mother Teresa carries on CALCUTTA, India - Mother Teresa arrived ina wheelchair Tuesday lo celebrate the 5()th anniversary of the order she founded and urge herfollowers to keep serving the poor. "You have to carry on. That is the best way 16'serve God," she told 200 nuns at the Missionaries of Charity chapel after a one-hour prayer led byCalcutta Archbishop Henry D'Souza. The nuns, wearing blue-trimmed while habits andholding candles, surrounded the 86-year-old Roman Catholic nun. Mother Teresa thanked hercolleagues and other well-wishers from around the world who had prayed for her health. She returned Friday after two weeks ofhospitalization for malaria; a chest infection and cardiac problems. Mother Teresa suffered a heartattack in 1983. Six years later, after a second, stronger heart attack, she was given a pacemaker, Elephant hits photographer NAIROBI, Kenya - Wildlife photographer j'eier. Beard was recovering Tuesday in Nairobi Hospital after being injured by a charging elephant. Beard underwent surgery Monday to treat a fractured pelvis and thigh injuries after he uas tossed by an elephant at Keekorok in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, said a doctor who spoke on condition of anonymity. Details of the incident v.ere not immediately clear. Beard was apparently traveling with a Kcman family arid friends in the g-mie park, llOmiks southwest of Natmbi. Heard reportedly told the doctor Hut one "'' thj. four eleph.nits he approached io ph, ilugKiph LI-. >? upset and chanted. ;

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