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The Latest: No doctor testimony in abortion case hearing
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A St. Louis judge says testimony from non-staff doctors at Missouri’s only abortion clinic will not be necessary for a hearing that will determine if the clinic can remain open. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer on Tuesday agreed to throw out subpoenas for four doctors who worked briefly at the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis […]

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After Virginia Beach shooting,time to fix gun laws: Patti Davis
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Americans live in fear of guns and violence — fear that at a movie theater, concert or shopping mall, we will be next. And our lawmakers do nothing.          

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Tired Of Being ‘Dope Sick,’ A Drug User Gets Help From Police To Get Sober
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“Just continually putting people in jail, that’s not doing anything for them,” says an Everett, Wash. police officer who connected with one drug user, Shannon McCarty, and helped her get off drugs. (Image credit: Dana McGlocklin for NPR)

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‘Green wave’ in EU vote amid climate crisis
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With double-digit scores across Europe’s biggest countries including a stunning 20 percent in Germany, the Greens bagged record gains in European elections on Sunday with younger voters leading calls for action to halt global warming. The environmental party doubled its score in Germany from the last EU elections in 2014, knocking the Social Democrats off […]

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North Korea slams ‘war maniac’ Bolton
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North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a “war maniac” and “war monger”, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with Pyongyang. Talks between Washington and Pyongyang have been deadlocked since the collapse of a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]

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Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels.  

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Opioid firm agrees $85m settlement days before court hearing
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A drugs firm has agreed to pay $85m to settle a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma over its role in the US opioid crisis.

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Facebook accused of leaving ‘broken children’ in wake of its commercial aims, abuse inquiry hears
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Facebook has been accused of leaving ‘broken children’ as collateral damage in the wake of their commercial aims, the child sex abuse inquiry has heard. Barrister William Chapman, representing the victims of abuse at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), said social media companies were not preventing paedophiles reaching children as it was […]

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Julian Assange faces 17 new US charges
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Julian Assange is facing 17 more charges in the US for allegedly receiving and publishing classified information.

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