• Vanderbilt law professor believes Roe v. Wade won't be overturned

    Vanderbilt law professor believes Roe v. Wade won't be overturned

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    Wade ", Hatch told Judy Woodruff on "PBS NewsHour ". Informing the Republican Senators of my nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh . "But that is something that I'm going to be looking at", she said . "One of the reasons they opposed it, they said, 'Well, we have Roe v. Wade in law". Cuomo says Monday that the GOP-led Senate should immediately reconvene to pass the measure in light of a vacancy on the U.S.
  • Deschamps relishes chance to overcome Euro 2016 pain at World Cup

    Deschamps relishes chance to overcome Euro 2016 pain at World Cup

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    We're pleased with the intelligence and style of our play. Footie fans rally behind Gareth Southgate ahead of England v Croatia semi-final with Waistcoat Wednesday. We have had the chance to make a difference. They have real enthusiasm for these players, not only for the way they have played but also for the way they have conducted themselves.
  • Former Pakistan PM sentenced on charges relating to United Kingdom property

    Former Pakistan PM sentenced on charges relating to United Kingdom property

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    Sharif and his daughter are now in London , where the former prime minister's wife is undergoing cancer treatment. NAB teams are expected to arrest both father and daughter as soon as they land. Meanwhile, the NAB has made a decision to request the caretaker government to provide a helicopter to it so that it can shift Sharif and Maryam to Islamabad after their arrival at the Lahore airport on July 14.
  • Theresa May's Chequers dream is slowly dying, suffocated by its Brexit critics

    Theresa May's Chequers dream is slowly dying, suffocated by its Brexit critics

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    I thought yesterday that he was entirely out of line with his comment on the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister in the cabinet of British Prime Minister May to protest her betrayal of Brexit. Asked whether May would contest a no-confidence vote, a Downing Street source said simply: "Yes". Zakharova pointed at the resounding failures of Johnson's foreign policy, including the ongoing Skripal saga and the obsession with discovering of the dreaded " hand of Kremlin " in many ...
  • Illinois Man Calls Woman's Puerto Rican Flag Shirt 'Not American'

    Illinois Man Calls Woman's Puerto Rican Flag Shirt 'Not American'

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    Trybus resumes his abuse, saying: "You're not American, if you were American you wouldn't wear that. You know that right?" says the man, who appears to be intoxicated. Rossello Tweeted: "I am sure @tonipreckwinkle will take matter into her hands as justice and diversity have been central to her exemplary career".
  • Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

    Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

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    He won last month's election with 52.6 per cent of the vote, ushered in the executive presidency that ends parliamentary governance and boosts the powers of the formerly ceremonial presidency. The post of prime minister will be scrapped. He is expected to become speaker of the new parliament. Few European leaders attended his inauguration - only those from Hungary and Bulgaria - with most from Africa and the Middle East: a sign of his geopolitical realignment.
  • English Bulldog Named World's Ugliest Dog Dies At Age 9

    English Bulldog Named World's Ugliest Dog Dies At Age 9

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    Zsa Zsa's nine fruitful years were forged in hardship - she spent her first five years in a puppy mill, before finding her family by way of a nonprofit. She said her family held a small memorial for the pooch, known to love Slim Jims and burritos from the Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle. "We were all saying our goodbyes".
  • India’s Supreme Court hears arguments against law criminalizing homosexuality

    India’s Supreme Court hears arguments against law criminalizing homosexuality

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    Was it the order of nature in 1860? Another member of Pravritti said that a large number of their members have been involved in the ongoing struggle of decriminalising section 377. The bench on Monday had rejected the Centre's plea to defer the hearing. Mr. Mehta made it clear that if the court ventures into aspects like same sex marriage, etc, the Centre would respond with a detailed affidavit showing "legitimate State interest" after "wider consultations in the government".
  • Meeting Putin Might Be Easier Than Meeting Theresa May

    Meeting Putin Might Be Easier Than Meeting Theresa May

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    The comments will have made for uncomfortable viewing for the rest of Nato's 29 members , whose officials have voiced fears that Mr Trump could undermine the alliance during the gathering. This is not the first time Trump has taken aim at Nord Stream 2. Trump's criticism of the alliance has stood in stark contrast with his warm words for NATO's main adversary, Russia.
  • Facebook faces over $650G fine in Britain over data misuse scandal

    Facebook faces over $650G fine in Britain over data misuse scandal

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    Denham also called for the government to introduce a statutory code of practice for the use of personal data in political campaigns, adding that "this can not be at the expense of transparency, fairness and compliance with the law". 'People can not have control over their own data if they don't know or understand how it is being used. "We have been working closely with the Information Commissioner's Office in their investigation of Cambridge Analytica, just as we have with authorities in ...
  • Nobel laureate's widow is freed from house arrest, allowed to leave China

    Nobel laureate's widow is freed from house arrest, allowed to leave China

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    In a letter published previous year, Liu wrote she was "going mad" in her isolation, according to the AFP news agency. Liu Xia, though never formally charged with a crime, had been under strict house arrest . "If I can't leave, I'll die in my home", she said. Since President Xi Jinping took office in March 2013, China's government has tightened its control over society and stepped up its campaign against independent activists, lawyers, and others deemed a threat to the Chinese Communist ...
  • Teen arrested in Iran after posting videos of her dancing online

    Teen arrested in Iran after posting videos of her dancing online

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    The tussle over social codes is nothing new in Iran . The Iranian government has put several restrictions on the public role of women based on Islamic Sharia laws. "It wasn't for attracting attention", Hojabri said. In one video , she spoke about the history of parkour, an outdoor activity popular in Iran, and about women practitioners.
  • Thai cave: Divers prepare to resume rescue operation

    Thai cave: Divers prepare to resume rescue operation

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    The "Wild Boars" football team and their coach got trapped on June 23 when they set out to explore the vast cave complex after football practice and the tunnels became flooded. Thai premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha was also due to visit the rescue operation late on Monday. Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda told reporters the rescued boys were in good health in hospital but did not give details.