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Another US state expected to severely restrict abortion

They intend to argue that a state cannot restrict access to abortion before viability - the point at which a fetus can survive outside the ute...

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UK Warns British-Iranian Dual Nationals from Traveling to Iran

Increased security support (e.g., sending Russian personnel, missiles and other weaponry to sensitive nuclear and military sites to complicate ...

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House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

The bill expands federal civil rights laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans from discrimination in employment, publi...

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USA orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy

In an April 2018 press conference, discussing Syria, Trump said: "I want to get out". Trump blasted media reports about turmoil in the Whi...

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Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body, my choice!'

Republicans, the official said , need to stay focused on highlighting Democrats' views on abortion, which the White House believes are extreme....

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Trump lifts metal tariffs, delays auto levies

Carmakers are also against the introduction of levies, saying they would hike prices and threaten thousands of USA jobs. Trump was to make a...

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PM Narendra Modi thanks EC for allowing Kedarnath visit

Though media reports say Modi is visiting the Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines to seek blessings of Lord Shiva ahead of the results of the 2019 L...

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China Backs Iran During U.S. Tensions

Zarif said: "In fact, as the supreme leader said, there will be no war since we are not seeking war and nobody in the region is suffering from a...

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US, Canada, Mexico reach deal to lift steel tariffs

But both Canada and Mexico , neighbors and close US allies, had bristled at being labeled national security dangers and rejected that demand....

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US cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran

The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's ove...

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Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq "immediately"

Iraq hosts more than 5,000 USA troops, and is home to powerful Iranian-backed militias, some of whom want those US forces to leave. "If the stat...

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Key events leading to escalation of tensions between US-Iran

Earlier this year, Trump provoked outrage in Baghdad when he said he wanted U.S. troops to stay in Iraq so they can "watch Iran", suggesti...

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Mnuchin Rejects House Subpoena for Trump's Tax Returns

That did not sit well among Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee, who have consistently pushed a more aggressive approach toward getting Mr...

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Texas Girl, 8, Found Safe After 'Heroes' Lead Police to Alleged Kidnapper

Sabatka's mother attempted to jump into the auto but was pushed out by the kidnapper before he drove off. The suspect in the kidnapping of a g...

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Saudis accuse Iran of ordering Yemen rebel oil attack

Arab News is owned and managed by members of the Saudi royal family, and is considered a government-aligned publication. This week, the Uni...

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UK Steakhouse Staffer Mistakenly Serves £4,500 Wine — Bordeaux Blunder

The unnamed customer was handed a bottle of Chateau le Pin Pomerol 2001 worth £4,500 ($5,772) while dining out at Hawskmoor, a luxury restaur...

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FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

These so-called designees have become a lightening rod in the aftermath of the crash on October 29 of a Lion Air 737 Max off the coast of Indon...

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Kami Rita summits Everest 23rd time, sets a new record

Rita, 49, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip almost every year since, one of many Sherpa guides whose expertise and skill...

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Congress searching for scapegoats to save Rahul from blame: Modi

Referring to the huge gathering at the meeting, Modi said it was a "live example of what would happen on May 23". Gandhi also accused Modi o...

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USA near to resolving tariff row with Canada, Mexico: Mnuchin

The reason Canada is being included at this stage is to avoid a repeat of NAFTA talks when Mexico reached a deal with the United States and Ca...

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Hundreds honor Colorado student killed trying to stop school shooting

The charges were listed in electronic court records. An outside prosecutor has been asked to consider whether an armed security guard credited...

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NYC helicopter crashes into Hudson River

CBS New York reported that the chopper's 35-year-old pilot is OK and was rescued from the water. Morales was rescued from the river by a barg...

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White House to Congress: No 'Do-Over' of Mueller Probe

In a move House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler compared to "claiming that the President is a king", White House Counsel Pat Cipollone accus...

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Huawei Isn't the First Time Trump Has Declared National Emergency

While to the north, Canada on July 1 imposed tariffs on $12.6 billion worth of USA goods, including steel, aluminum, coffee, ketchup and bourb...

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Trump More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers

Both Pompeo and Bolton have said the United States does not seek war with Iran , but will respond if our interests are attacked, which is...

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Taiwan Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage Bill

The vote came nearly two years after the island's Constitutional Court ruled that the existing law - which said marriage was between a man and a...

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Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan

It also seeks border wall funding, a "border security trust fund", upgrades at legal ports of entry and big changes to the asylum system, which ...

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Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail Again

State Department cables. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her jailed at the Alexandria Detention Center in Virginia, ...

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Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

To date, Boeing has flown the 737 MAX with updated software for more than 360 hours on 207 flights, the company said . Boeing said the FAA ...

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Three Britons among four killed in plane crash near Dubai airport

It is unclear whether the plane was taking off or landing when the tragedy unfolded. Dubai International Airport later told The Associated ...

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