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Proposal would let pharmacists refuse to give abortion drugs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – A bill advancing in the Indiana Legislature would let pharmacists refuse to dispense abortion-inducing drugs to women if they have ethical, moral or religious objections. The proposal endorsed by a state Senate committee [...]

GOP far-right icon Candace Owens says Hitler would have been “fine” had he not gone global

In a bizarre, and troubling, video just published by Media Matters News Director John Whitehouse, far-right Republican icon Candace Owens explains her views on Hitler and nationalism, and they’re a doozie. Owens, who is the communications [...]

Year Before Killing, Saudi Prince Told Aide He Would Use ‘a Bullet’ on Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed in October, if Mr. Khashoggi did not return to the [...]

U.S. troop withdrawal would bring ‘bloodshed,’ Afghan official Omar Daudzai says

An abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan would bring “bloodshed,” according to an Afghanistan official. Head of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan, Omar Daudzai, told CNN in an interview, “if it happened today in a matter [...]

Bill would stop convicted politicians repaying campaigns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island legislator has introduced a bill that would ban politicians convicted of stealing from their campaigns being allowed to pay restitution to their own political funds. The bill, sponsored by Democratic [...]

Philippine Law Would Make 9-Year-Olds Criminally Liable

“Because if you have a law that will criminalize this particular age bracket, then the criminals will not use them,” Mr. Panelo said. He cited reports by the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency that [...]

Trump says he would consider declaring a national emergency to force border wall funding

President Donald Trump repeated his claim that undocumented immigration poses an existential crisis for the U.S., though many observers point out that illegal border crossings have declined dramatically since the early 2000s. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn [...]

Republican bill would criminalize first-time drunken driving

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Two Republican legislators have introduced a bill that would make first-time drunken driving a crime in Wisconsin. Rep. Jim Ott and Sen. Alberta Darling began circulating the proposal for co-sponsors on Thursday. [...]

White House: Trump would accept less money for border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) – Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without [...]

5 ways a partial government shutdown would inflict pain

A shutdown would hit departments including Agriculture, Transportation and HUD and agencies like the EPA, IRS and FDA. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Even a partial government shutdown would [...]