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Fears of violence against pro-choice protests intensify amid wave of attacks
Fears over police violence and attacks by anti-abortion activists have been growing following a wave of incidents at demonstrations against the US supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, which upheld the constitutional right to an abortion. Across the country, hundreds of thousands of...
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Biden aims at China in new illegal fishing policy framework
LISBON, Portugal--The Biden administration is stepping up efforts to combat illegal fishing by China, ordering federal agencies to better coordinate among themselves as well as with foreign partners in a bid to promote sustainable exploitation of the world’s oceans. On Monday, the White House...
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Jeffrey Epstein: How did disgraced financier die?
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell may have been convicted in December of running a “pyramid scheme of abuse” and trafficking girls and young women for sex but the Jeffrey Epstein saga continues to have an afterlife....
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Ghislaine Maxwell prosecutors seek up to 55-year sentence for sex trafficking
Maxwell, 60, faces 30 to 55 years in prison after she was found guilty of procuring teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to abuse Ghislaine Maxwell is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday morning in her New York sex-trafficking case, some six months after a jury found the British socialite guilty of...
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Migrant Horror: 42 Bodies Found in Truck in Texas
At least 42 people have been found dead inside a tractor trailer on the southwest side of San Antonio, Texas, local authorities have said. Multiple outlets reported Monday...
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Oklahoma reaches $250 mln opioid settlement with drug distributors
June 27 (Reuters) - Oklahoma has reached a $250 million settlement with AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC.N), Cardinal Health Inc (CAH.N) and McKesson Corp (MCK.N) to resolve allegations the drug distributors contributed to the opioid epidemic in the state, Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor...
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Voicemail indicates Joe Biden knew of Hunter deals with ‘spy chief of China’
Joe Biden called his son Hunter in late 2018 to discuss a New York Times article detailing the younger Biden’s dealings with a Chinese oil tycoon accused of economic crimes – telling him, “I think you’re clear,” according to a report Monday. The voicemail, discovered on a cell phone backup contained...
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Ireland Baldwin Shares Her Rape and Abortion Experiences
Alec Baldwin's 26-year-old daughter Ireland Baldwin shares a deeply personal message with her fans on TikTok days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. ......
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Writer Lauren Groff Is ‘Sorry’ Her Herbal Abortion Tips Were ‘Misunderstood’
When the paradigm-shifting news broke on Friday that the Supreme Court of the United States had voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, a determination that means that American women no longer have the constitutional right to receive an abortion, immediate uproar and grief ensued. Experts in the field of...
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Iran, US restart crucial nuclear talks in Qatar with EU mediation
Tehran, IranIran and the United States will restart their stalled talks, aimed at restoring a landmark 2015 nuclear accord, in Qatar with mediation by the European Union. Nasser Kanani, newly appointed as the spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry, told Iran’s state-run IRNA news website on...
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