A.M. Links: Support for Gay Marriage at Record High, Bill Introduced to Calculate Cost of Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, World Poverty Dropping


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  • The latest Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that a record high of 58 percent of Americans support gay marriage
  • Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) has introduced a bill that requires a calculation of the human and financial costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 
  • An Oxford University study says that many of the world's poorest people are becoming less poor and that acute poverty in some countries could be eradicated within 20 years.
  • Dominican police say that three women were paid to claim that they had sex with Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) for money in the Dominican Republic.  
  • Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles has said that he would end oil shipments to Cuba. 
  • A former U.S. Army officer has been arrested in Hawaii for allegedly passing military secrets to China. 

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