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Joe Biden under fire from rivals for remarks about civility with segregationists 20.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Former Vice President Joe Biden came under sharp criticism from some of his Democratic presidential rivals on Wednesday for remarks he made this week about his time working civilly with segregationists serving in the Senate in the 1970s.
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Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year 19.6.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead.
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U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections 17.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime, a decision with major implications for people like Paul Manafort convicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and facing state charges as ...
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Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96 15.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world's greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96.
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Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap 15.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the...
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Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions 12.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections.
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Female Foetus Inside Watermelon Skin Found Dumped In Drain In Noida 11.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A female foetus, around five-months-old, was found inside a watermelon rind dumped in a drain at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Noida, police said Tuesday.
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Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued 11.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an "official" decision on the facility's license before it can be reviewed, a court document showed.
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Corrected: Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law 11.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
(Changes date of gender equality bureau report to 2017, paragraph 16)
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Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times ad 10.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.
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Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law 10.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up.
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Anti-abortion laws: What poet Adrienne Rich wrote in anger in her 1996 book ‘Of Woman Born’ 9.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The poet gave up her verses to write with anger and vehemence on the institutionalisation of motherhood in this book of essays.
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Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion 7.6.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents.
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Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum 7.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and others to get the issue to the ...
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Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on 'heartbeat' abortion law 7.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and others to get the issue to the ...
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Judge weighs fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic after court hearing 4.6.2019 Reuters: World News
A St. Louis judge said on Tuesday he will work quickly to decide whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open after a hearing on a lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure.
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Donald Trump Asks Theresa May To "Stick Around" For Trade Deal 4.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
May gave Trump a copy of one of the most significant documents in the transatlantic "special relationship" -- a framed copy of Winston Churchill's personal draft of the 1941 Atlantic Charter that...
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US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now 1.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state.
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Missouri abortion clinic to stay open for now after court order 1.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Missouri's only abortion clinic will stay open at least a few more days after a judge on Friday granted a request by Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order, allowing the facility to keep operating until a hearing on Tuesday.
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Tripura Minister Sacked For Alleged Anti-Party Activities: Report 1.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Tripura Minister Sudip Roy Barman was on Friday removed from the state cabinet, while the charges held by him were allocated to the state's Chief Minister and his deputy.
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