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Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban

Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban

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'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid It May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
16:16, 05/15/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
16:00, 05/19/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill T...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
01:48, 05/17/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
13:00, 05/19/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
19:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
21:32, 06/15/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
12:16, 06/28/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Turncoat Dem who caucused with state GOP rejoins colleagues It took more than six years, but rebel state Sen. Simcha Felder is finally part of his own party’s decision-making conference in Albany. The conservative Brooklyn Democrat who had caucused with the GOP since 2013 is officially joining the Senate Demo...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly legal to continue having sex with someone who told...
20:32, 06/12/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claime...
14:32, 07/16/2019

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer dud...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, told ABC 7 that she w...
06:32, 07/10/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
07:00, 05/12/2019

Incapacitated woman in Arizona who gave birth was repeatedly raped, may have been pregnant before, family claims _____ An incapacitated female patient in Arizona who gave birth although no one at her long-term care center realized she was pregnant was “violently and repeatedly raped” and may have been impregnated before, the family claims in court d...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum....
10:00, 06/09/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
00:16, 07/15/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
16:16, 06/25/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

State Senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible lifetime bans for the worst of the worst. The Brooklyn Democrat has sent her own proposal, which wou...
20:16, 05/16/2019

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an officer, “Are you serious? Jesus Christ....
23:00, 07/01/2019

New Mexico state senator arrested on suspicion of DWI SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police say New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and is facing charges following a car crash. Espanola police say the 66-year-old was arrested Friday night after a collision at ...
13:48, 06/30/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
17:48, 05/22/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Complaint filed against senator who threatened state police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A formal complaint has been filed against an Oregon Republican senator who drew criticism for threatening state police amid a GOP walkout over climate legislation. Sen. Floyd Prozanski is the chairman of the Senate Special Committe...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Sen. Collins rejected Republican senator's offer to ditch Kavanaugh after Ford testimony, new book claims Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, refused to take part in a Senate Judiciary Committee Republican's proposal for the White House to abandon Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination after his accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, delivered an emoti...
03:32, 07/10/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
02:16, 05/01/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
11:16, 06/15/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
20:00, 05/20/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
20:00, 05/16/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-choice campaigners in the region say Northern Irish a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
19:16, 05/19/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
11:48, 05/17/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban 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 priso...
08:16, 05/24/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN'...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
21:48, 05/15/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
17:48, 05/16/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats of violence about any efforts to force the senator...
12:00, 07/06/2019

State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegations....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
10:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
08:32, 06/28/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
23:32, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
13:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
22:32, 05/04/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
09:16, 05/22/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Emboldened by conservative additions ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
15:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban 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 priso...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
14:48, 05/19/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion. The Bronx and Queens congresswoman made the asse...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
09:16, 05/24/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun debating a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the state. The GOP-dominated Senate is expected to vo...
16:16, 05/14/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
16:32, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey reviewing abortion ban bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is not saying whether she intends to sign a proposed abortion ban into law. Ivey told reporters Wednesday that she will review the legislation approv...
13:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
07:48, 07/05/2019

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in o...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Former campaign staffer held in shooting death of ex-Arkansas state senator: reports A former campaign staffer has been arrested in connection with this month's shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, according to reports....
22:48, 06/14/2019

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
11:16, 06/18/2019

Trump spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban President Trump’s 2020 campaign spokeswoman joined other Republicans in her disapproval of Alabama’s ban on almost all abortions, and suggested the president shared her view. During an appearance on M......
13:48, 05/18/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
23:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
09:00, 06/28/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months afte...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
13:16, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
10:48, 06/28/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
18:48, 06/28/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
22:48, 05/09/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
12:32, 06/28/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor.        ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his death.        ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

One-armed former West Virginia state senator sues over being handcuffed wrist-to-ankle: report A former West Virginia state Senator is suing a local sheriff’s department for using “excessive and wrongful force” in a 2018 arrest in which the lawmaker had his arm handcuffed to his ankle....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tam...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
10:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed this week in Alabama, in t...
15:16, 05/18/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
22:48, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
15:32, 05/23/2019

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator)....
18:32, 06/14/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
23:00, 05/15/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
09:16, 05/15/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
09:16, 06/01/2019

A top senator just introduced a bill to require equal pay for the US women's soccer team before the 2026 World Cup AP Photo/David Vincent Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced a bill that would block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless the US Soccer Federation provides "equitable pay" for both the men's and women's national teams. The...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Senator Joe Manchin introduces bill requiring equal pay for men and women ahead of 2026 World Cup Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduces bill that would prevent federal funding for the 2026 men's World Cup unless there's equal pay for women's team.       ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
16:16, 05/17/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
10:48, 05/24/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:00, 05/13/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Methodist church to screen 'Arthur' episode with same-sex marriage that state public TV refused to air A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month....
05:48, 06/03/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale comes to life in Alabama. Women must heed the warning | Zoe Williams The ludicrous indictment of Marshae Jones for the manslaughter of her unborn child is an extreme example of a disturbing patternMarshae Jones was five months pregnant when another woman, Ebony Jemison, shot her in the stomach, in an Alabama town call...
00:32, 07/02/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
20:48, 05/01/2019

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St ...
13:16, 05/28/2019

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
16:32, 05/17/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
11:16, 05/16/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to film in Georgia for now....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that they will not prosecute women who seek abortions....
11:00, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
13:00, 05/28/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
16:32, 05/23/2019

There Were 3 Women Onstage, and a Man Had a Lot to Say About His Work on Abortion When Gov. Jay Inslee boasted of being “the only candidate here who has passed a law protecting a woman’s right of reproductive health,” Senator Amy Klobuchar couldn’t help but point out that “there’s three women up here.”...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
06:48, 05/18/2019

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the country shot down Thursday.   ...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Islamic State claims bombing in Shiite mosque that killed 2 An Islamic State group affiliate has claimed responsibility for a bombing in a Shiite mosque in central Afghanistan’s Ghazni province that killed two people and injured 20 others...
06:49, 07/06/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
11:16, 06/09/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
22:16, 05/29/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Planned Parenthood clinic....
19:48, 05/07/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many wome...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri a...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
15:48, 05/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Missouri the latest state to pass tough anti-abortion law Missouri became the latest state to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law Friday as the GOP-led Legislature approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Mike Parson was expected to sign it. The proposed ban allows excep...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Why An Abortion Was The Right Choice For Me: 5 Women Share Their Story With the introduction of increasingly restrictive abortion laws around the world, five women in five different countries share their deeply personal stories with Vogue...
01:16, 07/05/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
07:16, 05/19/2019

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
00:32, 06/20/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
19:16, 06/07/2019

Chinese state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news agency Sana has claimed.An Agence France-Presse corre...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds Terrorist group assumes responsibility for the string of Easter bombings that killed over 320 people in Sri Lanka, targeting churches and luxury hotels....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bomb blast in Tunis Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital earlier this week, the militant group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday....
07:16, 07/04/2019

Jim Jordan claims vindication after Ohio State sex abuse report released Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan is claiming vindication following release of a report on a sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University showed there is no evidence he or other assistant coaches at the school knew about the allegations.“They talked to hundr...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
12:16, 05/29/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion ha...
08:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Supreme Court has tilted in their favor....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau plans to confront Pence on state abortion restrictions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will confront Vice President Mike Pence Thursday about the recent raft of state anti-abortion legislation, which Trudeau described as a "backsliding of women's rights."...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Missouri denies medical license for state's lone abortion clinic Missouri's health department won't renew the medical license of the last abortion clinic remaining in the state, raising the possibility that the state will have no abortion providers by Friday....
09:48, 06/21/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic could close, making the state the first without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.        ...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
20:16, 05/28/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trimester abortion procedure....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic could close, making the state the only one without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Busy Philipps on abortion: ‘Women have held on to a lot of this shame’ The actor and author who recently testified before Congress on why she got an abortion discusses the power in being vocal about uncomfortable experiencesBusy Philipps’ big dreams for the stage never included testifying before Congress about why she g...
22:16, 06/21/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:16, 06/03/2019

Islamic State claims June attack that killed four on patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed two police officers and two soldiers on patrol in patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli last month, the group’s Al-Nabaa newspaper said....
00:48, 07/05/2019

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week, the group's Al-Nabaa newspaper said....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
14:48, 06/04/2019

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media reported on Wednesday....
19:48, 06/18/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now, but Missouri officially yanked its license Friday, endangering the clinic’s operation long-term....
01:48, 06/22/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
07:48, 05/21/2019

After revealing her own abortion experience at age 15, Busy Philipps tells Congress: 'It's my body, not the state's' Alex Wong/Getty Images Busy Philipps testified before Congress on Tuesday afternoon, sharing details of her abortion at age 15 in her home state of Arizona. The actress highlighted the importance of keeping abortions legal, safe, and accessible. "...
15:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
08:32, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
07:00, 06/04/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:48, 05/18/2019

Revealed: women's fertility app is funded by anti-abortion campaigners The Femm app has users in the US, EU and Africa and sows doubt over the safety of birth control, a Guardian investigation has foundA popular women’s health and fertility app sows doubt about birth control, features claims from medical advisers who ar...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. Thi...
11:00, 05/31/2019

| Vatican cancels women's match after anti-abortion protest The Vatican called off a friendly football match involving its new women's team after several Austrian players protested the church's anti-abortion stance....
05:48, 06/23/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
06:16, 05/22/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
14:32, 05/18/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
14:32, 05/25/2019

Planned Parenthood plans to defy Missouri law, endangering state's last abortion clinic, report says Planned Parenthood of St. Louis reportedly plans to openly defy a Missouri law requiring that women undergo two pelvic exams prior to obtaining an abortion, just two days before state health officials are set to decide on whether to renew the clinic'...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
11:48, 05/21/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures...
11:00, 05/21/2019

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed       ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
08:00, 05/29/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true now than it ever was, and fr...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Michigan hotel offers free accommodations to women seeking abortion Women in states with restricted access to abortion are being offered free lodging and transportation to and from clinics in Michigan. Shelly O’Brien, who runs the Yale Hotel in the small town of Yale, Michigan, took to Facebook to offer accommo...
15:48, 06/10/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that 'women's health' talk is a ruse When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf of Democrats — they frequently complain that such a move deprives women of needed healthcare servic...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills online in past six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that highlight the escalating difficulty in accessing sa...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws in many states have energized the rights movement. ...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writing....
06:16, 07/08/2019

Justices Ginsburg, Thomas trade barbs in Supreme Court ruling on state abortion matter Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas has two very different opinions when it came to Tuesday’s ruling on upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains....
14:48, 05/28/2019

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license....
10:32, 05/28/2019

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean deliveries....
07:48, 06/06/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are design...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris delivers abortion-access warning: 'Poor women in America will die' COLUMBIA, S.C. — 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris denied being alarmist when she issued a dire warning about the possible impact the slew of recent anti-abortion measures will have on poor women....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Suspended Hank Haney claims vindication after Jeongeun Lee6 wins U.S. Women’s Open The famed golf instructor set off a firestorm last week by saying he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and predicting that a random Korean golfer named Lee would win the event....
04:48, 06/03/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal ‘in order to stem’ women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren warns anti-abortion backers: 'You're not going to lock women back in the kitchen' COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren suggested that abortion restrictions and anti-abortion politicians were motivated by a desire to return to a period when women could not participate in the workforce....
15:32, 06/22/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion pills by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
20:16, 07/03/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say the...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's friends say her suspected killer was 'hunting for women,' fight claims she 'deserved' it Friends of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck said Sunday in a Fox News exclusive interview they believe the suspect arrested in her disappearance and murder was "hunting for women."...
05:16, 07/01/2019

How to get your colleagues to keep the volume down Dear Greg, Is it appropriate for me to e-mail noisy co-workers to lower the volume? We’re in an open-seating plan, most of their conversations are personal and they are really loud. How would you ask them to keep quiet? This depends on how many peopl...
17:32, 06/09/2019

Kirra Dibb inspires NSW to Women's State of Origin win Blues beat Queensland 14-4 at North Sydney OvalDebutant turns in masterclass as NSW fight back NSW five-eighth Kirra Dibb fired the Blues to a come-from-behind 14-4 win and a fourth-consecutive Women’s State of Origin victory over Queensland. The Blu...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant professor of information sciences and technology at the ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Europol report details Islamic State propaganda for women THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says that the Islamic State extremist group’s recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for different female roles in jihadi groups in t...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and the justices' shared desire to protect the court on Tuesday in her first public remarks on politics s...
07:16, 07/03/2019

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant....
23:32, 05/29/2019

Missouri won't renew license of St. Louis Planned Parenthood, state's last abortion clinic Missouri's health department will not renew the license of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis. An injunction will keep the last abortion provider open for now.        ...
13:00, 06/21/2019

US jails former CIA agent for 'betraying colleagues' to China A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling "top secret" information to Chinese agents. US officials said the betrayal is part of a worrying trend in the intelligence community....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Justin Amash on what his GOP colleagues say behind closed doors Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican to have publicly argued that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, told CNN that high-level party officials have thanked him behind closed doors for his stance on impeachment p...
06:16, 07/08/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
23:00, 06/16/2019

A deadly place: Alaska is the most dangerous state for women, now they're fighting back She says her husband beat her. Now she wants other women in Alaska, the nation's deadliest state for women, to come forward with their stories.        ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nea...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
20:00, 05/16/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
06:32, 07/03/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
17:00, 05/30/2019

3 ways to effectively explain your creative process to your colleagues As an amateur designer and as someone who has worked with designers in marketing positions previously, I came to understand that designers of all sorts have their own creative process and each one is a little bit different. And that’s okay. Learning ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

Kim Jong-un 'falls asleep' at rally – despite 'executing colleagues' for doing the same KIM Jong-un appeared to break his own rules by falling asleep during a party rally – even though he has apparently executed members for doing the exact same thing....
04:00, 07/10/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
17:48, 05/31/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
20:00, 05/31/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Working With the Office Luddite: How to Manage Colleagues Who Refuse to Adapt Technological change in the workplace sparks tension between resistors who grumble and drag their feet and co-workers who rush to embrace new tools. One Luddite can hobble an entire team, but there are ways to reach the holdouts and keep an operation...
03:32, 06/10/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
14:48, 05/31/2019

TPG Says Executive Introduced Colleagues to College Admissions Scheme’s Leader William E. McGlashan Jr., who was fired after being named in the scandal, connected members of the deal team to William Singer for business discussions, but nothing came of them, the investment firm said....
14:16, 04/28/2019

UN honours fallen colleagues and friends who ‘risk all to promote peace’ The lives of 115 colleagues who lost their lives between the beginning of last year and the end of March, serving the United Nations, were honoured on Monday at the annual Memorial Service for Fallen Staff, in New York....
11:00, 05/06/2019

School superintendent suspended over champagne brunch for retiring colleagues A school superintendent in Michigan who served champagne during a celebratory brunch for two retiring educators has been suspended without pay for five days, district officials said. Dearborn Heights District 7 Superintendent Jennifer Mast brought a ...
12:16, 05/17/2019

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that irritates one’s colleagues....
11:16, 06/22/2019

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted colleagues before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
12:48, 05/06/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
21:32, 05/19/2019

Hero clerk died trying to save colleagues during Virginia Beach shooting A hero account clerk died in the Virginia Beach massacre after leaving a safe spot to try to save his work friends, it emerged Sunday. Pastor’s son Ryan Keith Cox, 50, was with nine city staffers who reached a safe room as shots rang out in the...
11:48, 06/02/2019

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torres, today must have been one of those times....
14:48, 06/12/2019

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party's anti-Semitism crisis....
05:16, 07/18/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect.        ...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufacturer's 25-hour talk time claim.The independe...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
09:48, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
12:32, 05/21/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
05:16, 06/28/2019

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A female former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the city. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Jane Doe due to the nature of the allegations...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Vile dad, 41, raped stepdaughter 1,800 times from the age of 10 AN EVIL dad has been jailed after raping his step-daughter an estimated 1,800 times from the age of just 10 years old, leaving her traumatised and suicidal....
20:48, 05/03/2019

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
09:00, 06/02/2019

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
18:00, 07/10/2019

78-year-old woman raped in Queens: cops A 78-year-old woman was raped Sunday morning in Queens, cops said. The sexual assault was reported just after 6 a.m. in a house on 148th Street near 241st Street in the Brookville neighborhood, according to police. No arrests have been made, but cops...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Twice-convicted sex offender who raped toddler gets 85 years SAN DIEGO — A registered sex offender who raped a 3-year-old girl in her San Diego home has been sentenced to 85 years in state prison. Forty-seven-year-old Francisco Diaz was sentenced Monday. Authorities say last August, Diaz broke into a neighbor&...
05:32, 06/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s latest accuser says he raped her at 15 Another one of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims has come forward, saying the billionaire pedophile raped her at age 15 at his multimillion-dollar Manhattan townhouse. Jennifer Araoz was a fresh-faced 14-year-old when she was recruited to become part...
06:32, 07/10/2019

| Volunteer firefighter says instructor beat and raped her A female New Jersey volunteer firefighter is claiming in a lawsuit she was lured to her male instructor's home where he bound, tortured and raped her...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
02:16, 07/04/2019

Woman brutally beaten and raped in the Bronx: cops The attack left the 20-year-old victim so badly injured that one Special Victims Division investigator described it as “one of the worst he's ever seen,” police sources said....
14:48, 06/03/2019

Ohio man raped now-pregnant 11-year-old girl: authorities An Ohio man is accused of having sex with an 11-year-old girl — who is now pregnant, according to local reports. Juan Leon-Gomez, 26, was arrested early Wednesday when the child was discovered hidden at his Massillon home, about 60 miles south of Cle...
15:00, 05/02/2019

My daughter was raped, but won’t let me help deal with her pain | Dear Mariella Try not to feel hurt about where she finds support, just be prepared for when she needs you – and seek out counselling, advises Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma My daughter was raped in her late teens. During the trial the man was found not guilty, despi...
23:00, 06/29/2019

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
00:00, 06/22/2019

Woman says Jeffrey Epstein 'forcefully raped' her when she was 15 years old A woman came forward on Wednesday with allegations that Jeffrey Epstein — the politically connected financier who pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking this week — forcefully raped her when she was 15 years old....
10:16, 07/10/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge cited...
02:32, 05/13/2019

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 peop...
05:16, 06/11/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now......
17:00, 06/24/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives only 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the maximum term of 72 years behind bars. The judge ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Man who raped woman at knifepoint posed as rideshare driver: authorities A man accused of raping a woman at knifepoint in Delaware this weekend had posed as a rideshare driver, according to police — the latest in a string of similar attacks. Roberto Rodriguez, 41, allegedly pulled up to the 21-year-old woman in his ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Delaware student says she was raped on campus and prosecutors won't take her case A University of Delaware student is protesting the lack of attention she said her sexual assault has received from the state.        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Florida man who raped baby daughter, posted footage to web gets 70 years James Lockhart, 31, made the sickening four-video series of the sexual abuse between March 2016 and February 2018 and uploaded the clips on dark web forums....
18:16, 07/14/2019

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
19:00, 07/15/2019

74-year-old woman kidnapped, raped in San Francisco home: police A 74-year-old woman was kidnapped in San Francisco street earlier this month, held captive for five hours, and raped repeatedly before being left semi-conscious on a sidewalk, police said. ...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Nurse raped by Met Pc: I'm serving a life sentence in recovery A nurse who was drugged and raped by a Metropolitan police officer during a Tinder date in Antigua today broke her silence and said she is "serving a life sentence in recovery"....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a ...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. raped homeless woman, two others: prosecutors VISTA, California — Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman,...
00:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
12:48, 07/16/2019

Man who kidnapped and raped British backpacker in Queensland jailed for 10 years Cairns man Marcus Allyn Keith Martin forced the woman from Liverpool to go on a road trip across outback QueenslandA Cairns man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker on a road trip through the Queensland bush has been jailed for 10 years.Marcu...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Parolee who allegedly raped elderly Queens woman arrested A 30-year-old parolee was busted Monday for the rape of a 78-year-old woman in Queens over the weekend, police said. Ryan Bayard is accused of breaking into the elderly woman’s home on 148th Street near 241st Street in the Brookville just after...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Pop Icon Madonna Says She Feels "Raped" By New York Times Profile Pop icon Madonna said she felt "raped" by an in-depth profile of her in The New York Times, calling the newspaper "one of the founding fathers of the patriarchy."...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
03:16, 05/23/2019

Children Were Raped, Drugged In Washington's Renowned Refuge For Needy In the 1960s, first lady Jackie Kennedy, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Vice President Hubert Humphrey were just a few of the important figures to pay visits to Junior Village,......
11:00, 05/18/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious faith....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Magazine Columnist Alleges Trump Raped Her At A Store Two Decades Ago E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer and longtime women's advice columnist, accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago in a dressing room of an upscale......
00:00, 06/22/2019

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

4-Year-Old Allegedly Raped, Killed In Madhya Pradesh; Body Found In Well A four-year-girl, allegedly kidnapped from a slum in Indore on Sunday and raped as her parents slept, was found dead in a well today, an official said....
12:48, 05/07/2019

6-Year-Old Girl Strangled, Raped By Drunk Guard In Uttarakhand: Police A security guard has been arrested for allegedly murdering a six-year-old girl and sexually violating her body in Uttarakhand's Shyampur a few days ago, police said on Sunday. The accused - identified......
15:16, 04/28/2019

Man raped infant daughter before killing her in New York cemetery: court docs An upstate New York man raped his 8-month-old daughter before killing her in a cemetery, court documents show. Cody Franciscovich, 25, of Tioga, was naked when he was arrested near the Deep Well Motel in Tioga County on Sunday after the girl’s mother...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall...
10:16, 05/29/2019

Father Of 8-Year-Old Raped In Kathua Asks For Death Penalty For Accused The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday seeking enhancement of sentence......
13:16, 07/10/2019

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona facility where disabled woman allegedly raped Maggots were discovered crawling on a patient at the same Arizona health facility where a female resident was allegedly raped by a nurse, according to officials. The Department of Health Services announced its plans Friday to revoke Hacienda HealthCa...
17:16, 06/17/2019

Blind woman drugged, raped at interview for foot fetish website: cops A blind woman went to a Manhattan hotel to interview for a job at a foot fetish Web site — and was instead allegedly raped by her interviewer, authorities said Tuesday. The 38-year-old Brooklyn woman met with Jason Khan around 11:30 p.m. Monday at a ...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Notice of Claim: Hacienda rape victim possibly pregnant once before, repeatedly raped PHOENIX (KPNX) – Documents indicate a woman with developmental disabilities who was impregnated at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility was repeatedly raped before giving birth last December and, according to a doctor who inspected her, could...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Incapacitated woman who gave birth was raped repeatedly, lawyers allege in $45M claim Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state....
15:00, 05/23/2019

BREAKING: Girl, 18, 'gang raped' in filmed Majorca attack – suspects in court TOURISTS accused of gang raping and filming a horror attack on an 18-year-old girl in a Brit holiday hotspot on Majorca have claimed the "sex was consensual"....
06:32, 07/20/2019

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report A former paramedic from Florida was sentenced to 70 years in prison for recording a series of heinous videos of himself raping his 1-year-old daughter and posting them to the dark web....
04:48, 07/15/2019

Incapacitated woman at Arizona facility may have been raped, impregnated before most recent assault: reports An intellectually disabled woman who was raped at an Arizona healthcare facility and later gave birth may have been pregnant before, the family reportedly claimed in court documents....
09:16, 05/24/2019

5-Year-Old Tribal Girl Kidnapped, Raped In Madhya Pradesh, Critical: Cops A five-year-old tribal girl was kidnapped, raped and brutally assaulted by an unidentified person in Narsingpur, Madhya Pradesh, police said. She was found unconscious near a bridge by her family,......
10:00, 06/25/2019

Oklahoma man allegedly raped toddler in McDonald's restroom during daycare field trip: police An Oklahoma man was arrested after he allegedly raped a four-year-old girl in a McDonald’s restroom on Tuesday while she was on a day care field trip....
06:16, 07/19/2019

New York woman says she was drugged, raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort: report A New York woman was allegedly raped and thrown from the second-story balcony while vacationing in the Dominican Republic last month, according to a report....
23:32, 07/09/2019

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
15:32, 06/03/2019

Judge James McClusky gave no jail time to man who raped 14-year-old girl. Now people want him removed New York judge James McClusky is facing calls for removal after he sentenced a former bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl to no jail time.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
01:16, 07/02/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
16:16, 05/22/2019

GOP senator: ‘Underestimate Joe Biden at your own peril’ Former Vice President Joe Biden needs to "up his game" after underperforming at last week's Democratic presidential debate, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said, but other candidates shouldn't underestimate him in the crowded presidential primary race...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State on Wednesday said its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 12 soldiers....
16:32, 06/19/2019

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the ...
11:00, 06/01/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north - state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school.        ...
13:32, 05/17/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
15:16, 06/03/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
14:32, 06/27/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a historic carbon emissions cap-and-trade bill by staging a walkout, making it impossible for the leg...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state tr...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. central bank, according to a CNN reporter on Twitter....
13:16, 04/30/2019

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also help with adoption and medical care....
05:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Kansas Senator rescued while hiking in Arizona Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. (May 30)        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Senator Michael Enzi Announces His Retirement Mr. Enzi, 75, who has held his seat since 1997, became the third Republican senator to announce ahead of the 2020 campaign that he would not seek re-election....
13:32, 05/04/2019

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
16:48, 06/17/2019

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
11:16, 05/25/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
21:32, 07/12/2019

Mississippi's former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, the courtly Mississippi Republican who held leadership positions over some four decades in the Senate, died on Thursday at the age of 81, his successor, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, said in a statement....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
07:32, 06/02/2019

U.S. senator says he's blocking USDA nominees over biofuel waivers Senator John Kennedy of oil refining state Louisiana is blocking the confirmation of three senior appointees to the Department of Agriculture until the department butts out of parts of the administration’s biofuels policy, according to a letter he se...
11:32, 06/28/2019

Senator asks Canada to ensure Kanter's safety In the event of a Blazers-Raptors Finals matchup, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is trying to ensure Blazers center Enes Kanter safe passage across the border....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
00:48, 06/28/2019

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in the Assembly to pass her “Subway Grinder Bill,” which would stiffen penalties for the worst...
08:00, 06/30/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
01:48, 05/17/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to ...
17:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Loot Boxes And Pay-To-Win Microtransactions Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) today announced a bill that would ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in “games played by minors,” a broad label that the senator says will include both games designed for kids under 18 and games “whose develope...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Senator Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million in second quarter U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California, a Democratic presidential candidate, raised nearly $12 million in the second fundraising quarter, her campaign said on Friday....
11:16, 07/05/2019

Kamala Harris ‘got it wrong’ in ‘sad’ attack on Biden, former US senator says The first African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate says Kamala Harris “got it wrong” when she criticized Joe Biden over racial issues during a Democratic debate last week....
02:32, 07/03/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
19:00, 05/13/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
18:16, 07/17/2019

Former U.S. Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Why Is This Senator Beefing With the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians? On Wednesday, seemingly out of nowhere, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina published a scathing column in the Charlotte Observer headlined, “Cherokee Indians are bullying other NC tribes.”...
13:32, 06/21/2019

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
20:00, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially-charged issues came back to haunt him again on Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping him to fight forced school busing. “I want you ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: US senator says Iran deal pullout was foolish TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A U.S. senator says Iran’s decision to break its uranium stockpile limit under the 2015 nuclea...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Former Senator Lugar, nuclear nonproliferation champion, dies at 87 Centrist Republican Richard Lugar, a soft-spoken foreign policy powerhouse who championed nuclear nonproliferation during 36 years in the U.S. Senate, died on Sunday at age 87....
14:32, 04/28/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
15:32, 04/28/2019

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Republican senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
10:16, 06/05/2019

On eve of debate, Senator Warren rips Trump on Iran On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall on Tuesday....
19:32, 06/25/2019

Mexican senator injured by bomb hidden in book A bomb disguised as a book exploded when a Mexican senator opened it Wednesday, causing minor injuries. Local media reported that Sen. Citlalli Hernandez, who represents Mexico City, received what appeared to be a gift at her office at the Senate hea...
17:16, 05/31/2019

A Former Democratic Senator Has a Warning for Her Party Ahead of 2020 A senator who lost re-election in 2018 is using her leftover campaign funds to push her fellow Democrats to reconnect with rural voters, arguing that they risk letting President Donald Trump win a second term if they don’t. On Thursday, former ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz says she was 15 when 'he forcibly raped me' A new accuser says she was forcibly raped at age 15 by Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy hedge fund leader now jailed on statutory rape charges.        ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Madonna trashes New York Times profile, defends using the term 'raped' The singer claimed that the publication "Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy."        ...
12:48, 06/06/2019

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Colorado senator Michael Bennet launches 2020 presidential run Democrat said his campaign had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancerFollow the latest US politics news live Colorado senator Michael Bennet jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary race on Thursday, announcing a 2020 cam...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Senator-turned-lobbyist Al D’Amato hosting Cuomo fundraiser While Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers debate a litany of issues before the Albany session adjourns on June 19, former GOP US Sen.-turned-powerhouse lobbyist Al D’Amato is co-chairing a “Long Island cocktail reception” fundraiser in Great Neck Sunday for the...
18:48, 05/28/2019