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Abortion: justices permit Kentucky law that forces doctors to describe ultrasounds

34 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Supreme court declines to take up court ruling that upheld law Doctors must describe ultrasound in detail to pregnant women The supreme court on Monday left in place a Kentucky...
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China aims to replace up to 30 million pieces of foreign tech in government offices with Chinese tech by 2022

China aims to replace up to 30 million pieces of foreign tech in government offices with Chinese tech by 2022

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Chinese government has instructed its offices to phase out foreign tech, including hardware and software, by 2022, according to the Financial Times . The move is to reduce...
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Miss Universe's first openly gay contestant is from a country where same sex relationships are illegal

Miss Universe's first openly gay contestant is from a country where same sex relationships are illegal

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Miss Myanmar contestant Swe Zin Htet made history as the first openly gay contestant to walk down the Miss Universe runway on Sunday. Despite not winning the competition, the...
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Campaign launches by urging drivers to ‘Do one good deed this Christmas - be a designated driver'

3 hours ago   |   North Yorkshire Police

It's part of the county's Christmas campaign to reduce drink and drug driving, which is being launched today. Police are encouraging people to be designated drivers both during...
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Nigeria's harsh hate speech and social media bills are making ordinary citizens nervous - and this is why

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

It's not unheard of for seemingly positive laws to be used as a way of selectively punishing those who hold contrary views to the government
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Trump risks return to 'law of the jungle' for international trade, officials warn

7 hours ago   |   The Independent

WTO's authority under threat as US blocks appointments to panel that hears trade dispute appeals - despite ongoing trade war with China
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TV tonight: How Sally Challen appealed against her murder conviction

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

With only 10% of appeals succeeding, a documentary makes a compelling case for greater leaway in the law. Plus, Simon Cowell looks for a new band to champion. Here's what to...
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Australia needs to challenge authority if we're going to confront water, fire and climate crises | Jason Wilson

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Governments increasingly make laws to curtail rights of protest, assembly, property and privacy and we need to suspect and resist that Any shame white Australians might have...
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Impeachment inquiry: Nadler may add Mueller counts against Trump

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Judiciary chair cites ‘real and present danger to... next election' Committee to hold critical hearing on Monday Warren: Trump has destroyed US leadership - I'll restore it The...
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Revealed: one in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Guardian investigation finds almost 4,000 schools in need of immediate restoration work Nearly one in five school buildings in England require urgent repairs, a...
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David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm mocks climate change after White Island eruption

David Leyonhjelm has been slammed for mocking climate change in the wake of the White Island eruption in New Zealand that has left five people dead. Read more ...

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences 

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Warren Buffett took a $60 million hit after the Red Sox won the World Series...

Warren Buffett took a $60 million hit after the Red Sox won the World Series in 2007

Warren Buffett took a $60 million hit after the Red Sox won the World Series in 2007, according to the Boston Globe . The famed investor's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate made... Read more ...

The US raked in a record $7.2 billion in tariffs in October, new data shows

The US raked in a record $7.2 billion in tariffs in October, new data shows

The US government collected a record amount in tariffs in October as a trade dispute between the Trump administration and China escalated. Revenue from import taxes jumped to... Read more ...

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France meet for much-anticipated...

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France meet for much-anticipated talks for eastern Ukraine 

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BBC TV licence row: Boris Johnson demands BBC 'cough up' to fund over-75s...

BBC TV licence row: Boris Johnson demands BBC 'cough up' to fund over-75s licence fees

BORIS JOHNSON demanded the BBC "cough up" the money to pay for over-75s' TV fees after the broadcaster announced the free licence would go from 2020. Read more ...

Serial rapist Joseph McCann gets 33 LIFE SENTENCES

Serial rapist Joseph McCann gets 33 LIFE SENTENCES

Convicted burglar McCann, 34, released after a probation service error, abducted, raped and assaulted victims aged between 11 and 71 in Watford, London and the North West. Read more ...

Tammy Beaumont and Danni Wyatt hit centuries for England in 75-run ODI win...

Tammy Beaumont and Danni Wyatt hit centuries for England in 75-run ODI win over Pakistan

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Benidorm chaos: British tourist goes on coach rampage - ‘Absolute madness!'

Benidorm chaos: British tourist goes on coach rampage - ‘Absolute madness!'

A BRITISH tourist has been arrested in Benidorm, Spain after allegedly going on a two-mile wrecking spree in the holiday resort in the early hours of Sunday morning. Read more ...

Ballycastle tragedy: Woman dies and another fights for life after swimmers...

Ballycastle tragedy: Woman dies and another fights for life after swimmers get into difficulty

A woman has died and another is in hospital after a group of swimmers got into difficulty off Ballycastle beach on Monday morning. Read more ...