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Pope greets families, denounces ‘waste culture’ after Roe

ROME (AP) – Pope Francis celebrated families on Saturday and urged them to shun “selfish” decisions indifferent to life as he closed a major Vatican meeting a day after the US Supreme Court ended constitutional protections for abortion† Francis did not refer to the pronounciation or explicitly mention abortion in his sermon. But he used …

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Video shown for the first time of officers arresting a black man, 25, with a 49-year-old arrest warrant. old white man

A black man from Nevada was wrongfully arrested for the crimes of a white man after police failed to spot distinguishing factors. Newly released footage of a misidentified arrest shows a young black man repeatedly informing police that they had the wrong suspect before he was jailed for crimes committed by an elderly white man …

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How many abortions were registered in Kentucky before the ban? Here are the state data

Abortion is banned in Kentucky while the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the historic Roe v. Wade precedent Friday. The Commonwealth recorded more than 4,000 terminations of pregnancy in 2020, despite restrictions on the procedure. Reproductive health care was not widely available in Kentucky even before the near-total ban, as only six Commonwealth facilities reported performing …

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Lauren Boebert stunned by ‘bricks’ belonging to a construction site

Photo illustration by Luis G. Rendon, Zach Petrizzo/The Daily Beast/Getty Right-wing media has long believed that all pallets of rocks belong solely to anti-fascist activists. And on Friday night, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) stumbled upon the conspiracy theory. “@CapitolPolice why are there 20 pallets of bricks a stone’s throw from the House Office Buildings?” boobert …

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Ginni Thomas left a voicemail for Anita Hill, asking her to apologize for accusing Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 21: (LR) Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas as he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Clarence Thomas has been a member of the Supreme Court for 30 years now. He was nominated in …

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Alaska Supreme Court ruling keeps Sweeney from the House vote

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court on Saturday upheld a lower court ruling that keeps Republican Tara Sweeney from the vote for August’s special election in the US House race in Alaska. In a brief written order, the Supreme Court said it upheld the decision of Judge William Morse of the Superior Court, …

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Bangladesh marks opening of country’s longest bridge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday celebrated the opening of the country’s longest bridge, which took eight years to build amid setbacks related to political conflict and corruption allegations. The 6.51-kilometer bridge over the Padma River cost an estimated $3.6 billion and was paid for with domestic funds after the …

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Seven Prosecutors Write to Sentencing Judge Ghislaine Maxwell

NEW YORK (AP) – Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future ask a judge to consider their pain as she decides what jail time she will face Tuesday speak out to the incarcerated British woman. Their statements were placed in …

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Tucker Carlson Says Companies Help Employees Get Out-of-State Abortions Because It’s “Much Cheaper For The Company Without A Family”

Fox News host Tucker Carlson.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Tucker Carlson said on Friday that companies that help their employees insure abortions are “against families.” Several US companies offered to pay for the travel expenses for employees who wanted an abortion outside of the state. “Obviously, employees without families are much cheaper for the company,” Carlson said. …

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Anderson Cooper says he realized he was gay after meeting shirtless Richard Gere backstage at a Broadway play

Anderson Cooper attends CNN Heroes: All-Star Tribute in New York City on December 12, 2021; Richard Gere attends the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on January 6, 2019.Dominik Bindl/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Anderson Cooper shared the moment he realized he was gay on ‘Radio Andy’ on Friday. Cooper said he came to …

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