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Supreme Court skeptical of crisis pregnancy center law

Sotomayor disputed that. She pointed to a website for an unlicensed crisis pregnancy clinic, noting that there's a woman on the home page in a nurse's uniform in front of an ultrasound machine and that the text says that the clinic will, quote, "educate women about different abortion methods available". [Full Article...]

First Warning Forecast: Rain, wind, flooding and snow!

First Warning Forecast: Rain, wind, flooding and snow! Saskatoon is expected to get some of this precipitation, but current weather models show the snowfall will be much more significant in areas to the west and south of the city, she said. Down the shore, around 3-6 inches of snowfall is expected. Low: 22. Day: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance for snow in the morning tapering to snow showers in the afternoon. [Full Article...]

Families of 39 Indians killed in Mosul feel betrayed by BJP govt

Families of 39 Indians killed in Mosul feel betrayed by BJP govt As many as 40 Indians were abducted by terrorist organisation ISIS in June, 2014 from Mosul in Iraq, but one of them escaped by posing as a Muslim from Bangladesh, Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha. "The government should share the DNA reports with us and also get the DNA test conducted once again in India so that we can be sure that the body handed over to us is that of my brother", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump asks Saudi prince to buy more U.S. arms

Trump asks Saudi prince to buy more U.S. arms Trump said Saudi Arabia has been a great friend to the United States and is a "great purchaser" and "investor" in its economy. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday implored Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince to share his nation's wealth by continuing to purchase American-made weapons. [Full Article...]

US state imposes country's most restrictive abortion law

US state imposes country's most restrictive abortion law Phil Bryant signed into law March 19 the most restrictive state abortion bill in the nation because it bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. But despite some ambiguity, viability has a strong claim as being the moment at which personhood should be granted and the state can rightly begin to take some interest, with interventions becoming more likely as the pregnancy continues. [Full Article...]

Low-key US-S.Korea military drills ahead of N.Korea summits

Low-key US-S.Korea military drills ahead of N.Korea summits A ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of department rules, said there are no immediate plans to bring in American strategic assets such as aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines or supersonic B-1B bombers during this spring's training. [Full Article...]

New Congressional Map Will Stay in Place

New Congressional Map Will Stay in Place So that's that. The 2018 election will be held under a map that's been drawn fairly, and that's likely to mean Democrats will pick up three or four seats . It would have taken five votes on the full Court to grant the delay. Curiously, perhaps, neither of the two court rulings Monday settled those questions. [Full Article...]

Trump bans USA use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies

Trump bans USA use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies Venezuela launched the Petro last month, and had touted the new cryptocurrency as a way to raise worldwide financing amid Washington's crackdown. Trump will be in Lima next month for the Summit of the Americas, where it is more than likely that he and his administration will discuss their plans for the Venezuelan government. [Full Article...]

Corporate America Warns Trump Against Broad-Based China Tariffs

Corporate America Warns Trump Against Broad-Based China Tariffs In January, Trump told Reuters he was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property. The decision on further action against China is expected soon, perhaps this week. "As you continue to investigate harmful technology and intellectual property practices, we ask that any remedy carefully consider the impact on consumer prices", the petitioners wro... [Full Article...]

Trump tells donors Democrat Conor Lamb won Pennsylvania because he's "like Trump"

Trump tells donors Democrat Conor Lamb won Pennsylvania because he's Saccone's top outside spender was the National Republican Congressional Committee, which invested over $3.5 million in the race. "No, it means we need incredible candidates, like Conor, and true public servants who are willing to represent their districts, even if it means going against the party establishment, which Conor is willing to do". [Full Article...]

First lawsuit filed after Florida bridge collapse

First lawsuit filed after Florida bridge collapse Many of their vehicles were flattened and left unrecognizable. According to Robert Sumwalt, NTSB chairman, investigators had not yet reviewed the conversation between Pate and FDOT. An accelerated construction method was supposed to reduce risks to workers and pedestrians and minimize traffic disruption, the university said. "Obviously, the cracking is not good". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump yet to congratulate Vladimir Putin His most vocal opponent, anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny, was barred from running. "They once again started piling pressure on us when we needed to mobilise". "Demand justice; demand laws and courts that matter". French President Emmanuel Macron was one of the few Western leaders to speak by telephone to Mr. [Full Article...]

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Heads West On August 28th, 2018 For PS4

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Heads West On August 28th, 2018 For PS4 Yakuza Kiwami 2, which launched in December a year ago in Japan, will be making its way across the pond on August 28. Yakuza Kiwami 2 , released in Japan last December, is coming to the west in a special edition steelbook. The game came out previous year in December in Japan, but it was easy to miss given that there were a lot of big games coming out at the time in November and December. [Full Article...]

Spring begins Tuesday; a little snow possible Wednesday

Spring begins Tuesday; a little snow possible Wednesday It will be sunny and chilly Monday on Long Island before there's a chance of snow beginning Tuesday afternoon - on the first day of spring, forecasters said. AccuWeather , by contrast, is saying the midstate might be in for anywhere from 1 to 4 inches of snow from Tuesday into Wednesday . The European model has been the most consistent at keeping the low offshore. [Full Article...]

Australia, Southeast Asia to share intelligence to fight terror

Australia, Southeast Asia to share intelligence to fight terror Besides finance-related discussions, the areas related to defence, education, regional cooperation and countering terrorism were included in the discussion agenda. The country's nuclear and ballistic missile development "threaten regional and global security" the declaration added, calling for the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation" of the nation. [Full Article...]

Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence

Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence A few carried signs with captions, including "One month later and still no change" and "Fear has no place in our schools ". At others, just one or two walked out in defiance of administrators. "I babysit for kids that go to that school", Hughes says. In all, students at an estimated 3,000 schools across the country poured onto sidewalks, parking lots and around building perimeters carrying sign... [Full Article...]

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels only Australian public appearance

Aung San Suu Kyi cancels only Australian public appearance Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Neither Suu Kyi nor Turnbull made public remarks before their meeting, but the Australian leader said on Sunday that Suu Kyi spoke "at considerable length" during the ASEAN meeting about Rakhine State, appealing to her Southeast Asian neighbours for humanitarian help. [Full Article...]

GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller

GOP lawmakers warn Trump against firing Mueller The response came after Trump's weekend tweetstorm , in which the president once again attacked Mueller's investigation as a "witch hunt". Republican Sen. The US intelligence community has concluded that Moscow conducted an influence campaign aimed at swaying the 2016 presidential election to Trump over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. [Full Article...]

Londoner who learned 35 languages wins $1m Global Teacher Prize

Londoner who learned 35 languages wins $1m Global Teacher Prize Teacher Andria Zafirakou has won the fourth annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize worth one million dollars (£717,000). Ms Zafirakou, 39, has learnt how to say basic greetings in numerous 35 languages spoken at the school, including Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil and Portuguese, to help parents feel welcome and included. [Full Article...]

Putin Brands Britain's Claim Behind Nerve-Agent Attack 'Inexcusable'

Putin Brands Britain's Claim Behind Nerve-Agent Attack 'Inexcusable' They remain in a critical condition. On Wednesday, the White House said it "stands in solidarity" with "its closest ally" the United Kingdom and supported its decision to expel the Russian diplomats. He said it was "very unlikely" the Novichok used in Salisbury could have been lost or stolen in the years after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, former commander of th... [Full Article...]


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