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Judge temporarily blocks 15-week abortion ban

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The Associated Press reported that U.S District Judge Carlton Reeves granted a temporary restraining order on Tuesday. "We are protecting more women, we are protecting more children", Mississippi House Judiciary Committee Chair Andy Gipson told CBS News. Read More »

Republican Challenge To Revised Congressional Maps Thrown Out

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Under those maps, Republicans have held 13 of the state's 18 congressional seats. In all Democrats need to flip about 24 seats to retake control of the U.S. An attempt by republican lawmakers to throw out a new congressional map has been dealt a major setback. People walk by the Pennsylvania Judicial Center Tuesday, Dec. Read More »

Leaders welcomed to ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney

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Remarking on a recent case in which extremists in Syria used an encrypted messaging platform to pass weapon-building instructions into Australia almost undetected, Mr Turnbull said "the frontline in this battle against terrorism in this interconnected world is everywhere". Read More »

Drug Dealers Deserve The Death Penalty

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Trump said "failure is not an option" and vowed that "addiction is not our future". "If they provide the right support for those folks, which means help providing housing, help dealing with child care, then we'll see something happen", Kazel said. Read More »

Trump Bans Purchases of Venezuelan Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

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The White House on Monday continued tightening financial sanctions on Venezuela , issuing an order prohibiting USA citizens from making any transactions in the Petro , the socialist administration's newly launched cryptocurrency. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin met with other finance ministers at a G20 conference in Buenos Aires in Argentina to discuss the situation. "President Maduro decimated the Venezuelan economy and spurred a humanitarian crisis", Mnuchin said in a statement ... Read More »

Dozens of United States business groups warn Trump vs imposing tariffs on China

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Rather, the USA "should work with like-minded partners to address common concerns with China's trade and investment policies". The 45 groups include some of the biggest USA industries, including the Consumer Technology Association and the National Retail Federation, whose members include large corporations including Walmart ( WMT ) and Apple ( APPL ). Read More »

Welcome to Spring snow storm targets New York City

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That will be especially true for paved surfaces treated with salt/brine. Teal=Winter Storm Watch, Purple=Winter Weather Advisory. So Tuesday night through early Wednesday morning, we'll find ourselves in between the two. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Central Massachusetts should expect six to 12 inches, depending on the region. Read More »

Pakistan doing 'bare minimum' to help US

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The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast that hit the Despechari area in eastern Kabul in the morning on March 17. The Washington Times said that the ISI also conducts security patrols in facilitating Taliban transit along the main highway to Kuchlak, using a Toyota SUV that is owned by the ISI. Read More »

As Rumors Of An Exodus Swirl, White House Pushes Back

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Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta defended national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Friday, saying that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE should avoid surrounding himself with people who are afraid to push back against him. Read More »

China propaganda kicks into overdrive as Xi re-anointed president

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After China's rubber-stamp legislature reappointed Xi Jinping as China's president with no term limits, the communist country's massive propaganda efforts kicked into high gear. He wished President Xi good health and happiness, as well as the continued prosperity of the People's Republic of China. Li, who maintained a low profile under Xi mainly looking after economy, was endorsed as premier for his second tenure. Read More »

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem, shot dead by police

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Friday's vehicle ramming, close to the Jewish settlement of Mevo Dotan near Jenin in the north of the occupied West Bank, also wounded two soldiers, one of them seriously. Qabha's family, however, maintained that it was an accident. The terrorist originally claimed the incident was a auto accident. "You hear about accidents like these every day in the news ". Read More »

Bill Hader Revives Stefon for 'SNL' With Help From John Mulaney

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Visibly rattled Tillerson broke a water glass because he was sacked by someone who sold mail order stakes. "Welcome to Jurassic Park , you dumb f****s", Hader says during the sketch. Next episode of Saturday Night Live will be hosted by Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman with Cardi B as musical guest. Donning the flat-ironed bangs and wide-eyed expression of Weekend Update's favorite nightlife correspondent, Stefon, Hader rolled through a number of St. Read More »

DUI patrols for St. Patrick's Day planned in Manhattan Beach

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In recent years, California has seen an increase in drug-impaired driving crashes, and authorities are cautioning motorists that "DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze". If you plan to drink, plan for a sober driver to take you home. Patrick's Day weekend 2017, police said troopers made 229 DWI arrests and issued 15,000 tickets. Read More »

Turkish forces and Syrian allies drive Kurds from Afrin

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A Turkish news agency and Syrian activists say Turkey-backed forces have reached the center of the Syrian town of Afrin, the target of a almost two-month-old Turkish offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia. Turkey considers the YPG to be a "terrorist" group and the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has waged a bloody three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. Read More »

Likely 'Putin's decision' to order use of nerve agent in UK

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted Friday by news agency RIA Novosti as saying that Russia is preparing sanctions against "a new group of American actors" and possible "additional steps". Britain this week ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and cancelled high-level bilateral contact with the Kremlin. Russia has denied the charges, but the United Kingdom has already moved to expel 23 Russian diplomats. Read More »

Nordic athlete Mark Arendz to be Canada's flagbearer at Paralympic closing ceremony

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The 28-year-old, a victor of five medals at the Games, including two golds, was chosen by a vote of fellow American athletes. It was his fourth medal of these Games. "That.7 has been driving my training for the last four years, and finally to put it together here, to get that gold and by a fair margin too, that means everything, everything's come together finally", he said. Read More »

Jana Sena initiated idea of no-confidence motion: Pawan Kalyan

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The TDP had been expressing its unhappiness with the BJP over the last few weeks for not fulfilling the commitments made by the Centre to Andhra Pradesh after Telangana was carved out of it in 2014. Strongly condemning the indifferent attitude of the Centre towards the State, the AP Legislative Council on Friday adopted a resolution demanding that it recognise the State's justifiable demands. Read More »

This is the world's happiest country in 2018

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The Netherlands also managed to rank in this position a year ago. Chengdu remains the Chinese mainland's happiest city, according to a recent survey conducted by the Xinhua News Agency's weekly magazine, Liaowang Dongfang. "The most striking finding of the report is the remarkable consistency between the happiness of immigrants and the locally born", said Helliwell in a news release. Read More »

Three BJD candidates elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

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The nomination of an independent candidate was rejected as it did not have the support of required number of legislators as per the rule. Union ministers Parshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandaviya of the BJP and Naran Rathwa and Amee Yajnik of the Congress were elected unopposed after BJP's Kiritsinh Rana and Congress-backed independent P.K. Read More »

PHOTONEWS: US Secretary Tillerson, President Buhari Meets in Abuja

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Chad is an important USA ally in the fight against Islamist groups in West Africa and the report will be reviewed by President Donald Trump next month. Trump took to Twitter to call the practice a "horror show". Nonetheless, the trip hasn't been easy for Tillerson. Tillerson's week-long, five-country visit to Africa came amid other urgent foreign policy developments, including Thursday's announcement that U.S. Read More »

United Nations seeks urgent aid for Palestinians after U.S. slashes funds

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For his part, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said pressure on Palestinian refugees could lead to "an explosion" and negative consequences that affect their lives and their future. "We are here because this is an organisation that is a lifeline for millions of Palestinian refugees". Rome. 15 March, 2015: Powerful political support was expressed for UNRWA, its mandate and critical services to Palestine refugees at a ministerial conference in Rome today entitled "Preserving Dignity and ... Read More »