Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban

(Reuters) – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison. The lawsuit is one of several the groups have filed or are preparing to file against […]

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U.S. Congressman Nadler becomes woozy at briefing, says he feels better

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler became woozy and appeared almost to faint during a press briefing on Friday with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but the congressman said soon after that he had been dehydrated and was now feeling better. During the late morning briefing in Manhattan about the city’s planned implementation of speed traffic cameras, […]

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Jeremy Corbyn demands immediate general election as Theresa May quits as PM

Jeremy Corbyn has demanded an immediate general election following the resignation of Theresa May . The Labour leader said the "divided and disintegrating" Conservative Party is unable to govern, improve people's lives or steer the country through Brexit. In a statement released after Mrs May's speech on the steps of Downing Street, Mr Corbyn said: “The Prime Minister is right […]

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Trump Jumps Into Impeachment Fray With Both Feet

WASHINGTON — The idea was to talk about relief for farmers hurt by tariffs, with a couple of them standing behind him in cowboy hats. But it did not take long on Thursday for President Trump to go off on “Crazy Nancy” and “Crying Chuck” and “treason” and the effort to “take me down.” The last time a president was […]

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