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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 ...

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video

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'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...
09:39, 05/14/2019

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....
16:00, 05/08/2019

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...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the procedure except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious” risk to the mother. But those plans were put on ...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
07:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
05:52, 05/15/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
18:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
00:00, 05/15/2019

'IAAF rules necessary to preserve integrity of female athletics,' says Cas on Caster Semenya – video Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, which means she will have to take medication to reduce her testosterone if she wants to keep running on the international stage.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's se...
20:00, 05/01/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

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....
13:13, 05/14/2019

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....
00:26, 05/18/2019

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...
01:13, 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...
20:13, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for a vote on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnan...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
18:39, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

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....
19:26, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Hollywood filmmakers boycotting Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill The movie industry’s D.C.-based trade group has said it will hold off on taking action, and no major studio has said they will move any of their productions out of the state....
22:39, 05/10/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
23:39, 05/15/2019

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...
08:00, 05/15/2019

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....
23:39, 05/17/2019

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....
18:39, 05/16/2019

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....
14:52, 05/15/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill 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...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion procedure....
07:39, 05/15/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” on the procedure. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed the “fetal heartbeat bill” on Tuesday, a measure...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to stop production in Georgia....
04:13, 05/12/2019

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....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become probably the second-most restrictive abortion law in the nation, banning the procedure after eight w...
07:00, 05/18/2019

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...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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....
03:39, 05/08/2019

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...
01:26, 05/18/2019

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....
06:39, 05/17/2019

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....
02:39, 05/16/2019

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....
14:51, 04/28/2019

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....
20:26, 05/15/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to release any state tax returns of a New York citizen requested by C...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
06:52, 05/08/2019

'The Good Place' actress Jameela Jamil criticizes Georgia's heartbeat bill, reveals she had an abortion “The Good Place” actress Jameela Jamil revealed that she had an abortion when she was young while criticizing Georgia’s controversial new “heartbeat” bill....
16:52, 05/14/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abortion law, which is now among the most restrictive in the nation....
23:00, 05/10/2019

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....
09:26, 05/14/2019

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....
05:39, 05/18/2019

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 ...
21:13, 05/15/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
14:39, 05/08/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
23:26, 05/14/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Going Dutch on clean energy? Polluters push for state to split the bill In a meeting at the economic affairs ministry in The Hague late last year, Tata Steel's Dutch chief Theo Henrar pledged he would spend hundreds of millions of euros to cut factory emissions - on condition the government invested a similar amount....
18:26, 04/28/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to the $15 minimum wage. Fuck the federal government, anyhow!...
20:39, 05/17/2019

'​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...
20:39, 05/15/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
14:53, 04/28/2019

NY state bill could bring bigger tax bite to golf clubs, including Trump's Briarcliff course Two Democratic lawmakers in New York state proposed legislation that could take a financial bite out of private golf clubs, including Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Islamic State airs rare video from leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State's media network published on Monday a video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists' now-defunct "caliphate" five years ago....
20:13, 04/29/2019

France says Islamic State Baghdadi video should be treated with caution Intelligence services are checking the authenticity of a video which Islamic State said showed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but if real it would reinforce that fact that the group is still active, France's defense minister said on Tuesday....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Islamic State airs video purporting to be leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State's media network on Monday published a video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadists' now-defunct "caliphate" five years ago....
21:39, 04/29/2019

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."...
05:52, 05/02/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
16:26, 05/18/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
09:52, 05/16/2019

How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law? Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
12:39, 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....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:39, 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....
02:26, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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....
20:39, 05/03/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. John McCain. Sen. Martha McSally, who now sits in the late-senator’s seat, introduced a resolution to ma...
15:13, 05/18/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s auto...
16:52, 05/16/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied on the Trump campaign during its Russia inquiry....
21:26, 05/07/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of legal immigrants coming into the United States at current levels, according to a senior...
00:00, 05/08/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
11:13, 05/07/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest GOP-dominated state emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri senators consider banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are considering banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Democrats in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday slammed pending the legislation. Lawmakers have a Friday deadline to pass bills. The only ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Kushner skirts GOP senators’ key questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to win over Republicans, according to GOP officials....
08:39, 05/15/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House advisers on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue Florida's U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter....
22:52, 05/03/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
00:26, 05/16/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo....
05:26, 05/18/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll....
05:26, 05/15/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
15:39, 05/12/2019

Trump pushes immigration plan in meeting with GOP senators President Trump met with Republican senators on Tuesday to discuss the details of a new immigration policy that focuses on modernizing border security and calls for a merit-based system....
01:52, 05/08/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
04:00, 05/08/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
16:39, 05/10/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of $3 billion to $5 billion. The FTC is trying to decide how much to punish Facebook and is negotiating ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy...
00:52, 05/15/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and diversion of hundreds of flights, and similar disruptions have happened at Dubai International Airport...
00:13, 04/30/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
04:39, 05/09/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Sen. Cotton reveals details of President Trump’s meeting with GOP senators about immigration Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said on Wednesday that “the president wanted to lay out two broad approaches to immigration reform” during a meeting on Tuesday with a group of 12 Republican senators....
23:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. senators say Facebook executives including Zuckerberg must be personally accountable in FTC settlement (Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumers’ personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be ...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
03:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win approval in the Senate....
00:52, 05/01/2019

GOP's farm belt Senators back Trump as China takes aim at U.S. agriculture Republican lawmakers in the farm belt are standing with President Donald Trump in the wake of an escalating trade war with China, which retaliated on Monday with more tariffs on agricultural goods....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural ga...
13:13, 05/02/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
14:53, 04/28/2019

GOP senators head to the White House Tuesday to hear immigration plan A group of Republican senators will hear details about the Trump administration's soon-to-be-released immigration plan at a White House meeting Tuesday.Sens. David Perdue (R-Ga.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Tom ...
16:13, 05/07/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
20:13, 05/07/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
18:13, 05/14/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
14:52, 05/10/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
12:52, 05/09/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
17:00, 05/04/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
01:13, 05/02/2019

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Grand Prix winner. Earlier this year, Kotaku reported on how publisher Wizards of the Coast wanted to m...
21:00, 05/13/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Female streaker steals the show after boxing match A female streaker did a lap of the boxing ring and arena to celebrate her friend’s fifth professional win in Newcastle. Joe Laws moved to 5-0 at the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle after comfortably outpointing Geiboord Omier. After the win, a fr...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
02:13, 05/07/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:39, 05/17/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assault a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the assault took place on Thursday at a restaurant located off of I-19 Frontage Road. Police say 18-year-o...
21:52, 05/12/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
02:26, 05/12/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
13:26, 05/15/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
00:39, 05/01/2019

Strzok-Page texts suggest intel agencies leaked on Russia case: GOP senators Republican congressional leaders are calling for a new investigation of media leaks surrounding the Russia investigation -- possibly emanating from the intelligence community -- pointing to internal text messages they say indicate a more widespread p...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first woman to ascend to the post....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Motor racing: New all-female series ready to hit the track in Germany Eighteen women racers will line up on the starting grid at Germany's Hockenheim circuit on Saturday for the debut of W Series, the first all-female championship that could ultimately help break Formula One's male monopoly....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
21:00, 05/10/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick wins 1st all-female W Series race HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — British driver Jamie Chadwick won the inaugural race of the new all-female W Series at Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday. The 20-year-old Chadwick, who was fastest in both practice sessions, beat out compatriot Alice Powell,...
21:52, 05/04/2019

10 female fantasy writers to read after Game Of Thrones ends With HBO’s eighth and final season of Game Of Thrones coming to a close this weekend, millions of dedicated, dare we say obsessed, viewers of the fantasy juggernaut will soon be left with nothing to do on their Sunday nights. But superfans and comple...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards In contrast to other country music award shows, all the artist of the year nominees at this year’s Americana Music Association’s Honors and Awards are female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens...
10:13, 05/15/2019

Female vets to form House caucus for women who serve WASHINGTON (AP) — Female military veterans serving in the House say they’re setting up a caucus that advocates for women service members and veterans. That’s because the population of women who serve or have served is climbing, and they h...
08:52, 05/15/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
06:52, 05/08/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern, Vienna, is one of the largest urban developments...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry, says that Me...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White House hopes aren't so sure....
05:26, 04/29/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, after she walked out of the swearing-in ceremony of a Cabinet minister facing allegations of domestic...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Cannes Film Festival launches by defending record on female filmmakers Issues of gender equality have resonated in Cannes, where only one female filmmaker has ever won the festival's top award, the Palme d'Or.        ...
01:13, 05/14/2019

Married Columbia grad accused of secretly filming female roommate A married Ivy Leaguer secretly filmed a female roommate while she showered and changed in the Upper East Side pad she shares with the couple, prosecutors said Saturday in Manhattan criminal court. David Haines, 30 — whose since deleted social m...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global...
23:13, 05/07/2019

Female corrections officers busted for invasive visitor strip searches Six city Corrections officers, including a retired captain, were busted Monday for unlawfully strip-searching female visitors at the Manhattan Detention Complex and then trying to cover it up. Leslie-Ann Absalom, a former captain, Daphne Farmer, Jenn...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Motor racing: Chadwick leads as all-female W Series readies for first race British racer Jamie Chadwick looked the early favorite as the new all-female W Series held its first official practice sessions at a rainy Hockenheim on Friday....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Chilling photo shows suspect pulling gun on female driver on highway Police have released a chilling photo of the moment a shooter pulled the gun on a 27-year-old woman while she was driving on the highway. The victim told police she was heading west Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 70 in St. Louis when a man she didn&...
18:26, 05/03/2019

TV anchor fired for suggesting Baltimore needs a change from black female mayors A Baltimore TV anchor has been fired after suggesting the city needed a “different kind” of mayor after three black women had held the post. Mary Bubala, 49, was fired from WJZ after 15 years at the station following a huge backlash from ...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Estonia minister calls first female president 'emotionally heated woman' Kersti Kaljulaid criticised by far-right minister for leaving swearing-in ceremony of minister accused of domestic violenceEstonia’s new interior minister has called the country’s first female president, Kersti Kaljulaid, an “emotionally heated woman...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Lyft driver kidnapped female passenger, sexually assaulted her twice: cops A Lyft driver in Illinois kidnapped a female passenger and sexually assaulted her twice during the hellish ordeal, police said. Alexander Sowa, 34, is facing charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after picking up a woman in Elk Grove Village who a...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Female lorry drivers change gear in Ghana Rumbling along the rutted roads of Ghana at the wheel of her giant truck, Abigail Asumadu-Amoah turns heads but keeps her focus. She is one of 21 drivers working for Ladybird Logistics, which employs only female drivers....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
18:39, 05/09/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
19:52, 05/01/2019

The 2020 US elections will again expose the barriers facing female politicians | Martina Fitzgerald No one knocks men such as Beto O’Rourke when they declare their ambition – but it’s a different story for female candidatesA recent issue of Vanity Fair featured a cover photo of White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke and his words about the 2020 US presi...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Norwegian Air drops high heel, makeup requirement for female flight attendants Norwegian Air has dropped a policy requiring female flight attendants to wear high heels and makeup. Men can also now wear makeup.        ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

More than 200 top female hockey players announce they will not play professionally in North America next season BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — More than 200 top female hockey players announce they will not play professionally in North America next season....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
13:39, 05/10/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and said it would not pass....
01:26, 05/01/2019

'SNL' spoofs loyal GOP senators who support Trump no matter what The opening sketch on "Saturday Night Live" featured a parody of "Meet the Press" with Republican senators who can't quit their President Trump love.        ...
03:52, 05/13/2019

Why Carrie Underwood booked an all-female tour: 'We have to support each other' Carrie Underwood launched her all-female 'Cry Pretty Tour 360' in North Carolina this week with opening acts Runaway June and Maddie & Tae.        ...
16:39, 05/02/2019

Female executives offer some career advice to younger women: 'Leave the comfort zone' Advice for women seeking to fulfill their vision: Your path is up to you—to go your own way—maybe a bit like my mom did.        ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
05:52, 05/10/2019

Here Are Some Abortion Funds That Could Use Your Money Right Now Abortions can be expensive, and especially in places where people must travel hundreds of miles in order to obtain one, the cost—of the abortion itself, of travel, of taking time off from work—can make getting an abortion incredibly difficult and bur...
23:26, 05/15/2019

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...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
15:52, 05/14/2019

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....
11:39, 05/01/2019

Alabama abortion law? 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.        ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
04:39, 05/11/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Clash over abortion at UNC results in second arrest A second liberal student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was arrested after being triggered by signs depicting the graphic reality of abortion....
19:52, 05/14/2019

Busy Philipps opens up about having an abortion at 15 Busy Philipps said she felt compelled to share her personal experience Tuesday after Georgia's 'heartbeat bill' was signed into law.        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Bill de Blas-Oh-No Deeply unpopular New York City mayor and gleeful rodent killer Bill de Blasio is expected to announce he is tossing his hat into crowded Democratic presidential field next week, according to multiple sources who spoke with the New York Daily News on ...
21:26, 05/03/2019

Maybe Bill Clinton Should Sit This One Out Former President Bill Clinton probably shouldn’t weigh in on anything to do with the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, given, well, that he’s Bill Clinton....
18:13, 05/06/2019

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....
03:26, 05/18/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have taken to social media to share their......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law A U.S. district judge struck down a one-year-old Kentucky law that restricted a type of abortion usually performed after the 14th week of pregnancy, ruling it violates a woman's constitutional rights....
22:00, 05/11/2019

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...
02:26, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1973 ruling establishing a wo...
02:39, 05/16/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
20:00, 05/15/2019

| #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....
21:39, 05/17/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
10:13, 05/07/2019

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....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban approved by committee MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a near total ban on abortion, but added an exception for rape and incest. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday for the bill that would make it a felony to perform an ...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Why ‘some kids are unwanted’ is such a transparent rationalization for abortion Alabama state Rep. John Rogers just made one of the most horrific justifications of abortion ever proposed in American politics. Or, at least, one of the clearest....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
11:00, 05/01/2019

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...
21:39, 05/16/2019

| 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....
21:39, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even in the case of rape or incest. “The attack on women’s rights is happening in Alabama, Georgia and ac...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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...
07:26, 05/16/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Utah prosecutor says he won’t enforce strict abortion law SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the county with Utah’s only two abortion clinics says he won’t enforce a new law banning most procedures after 18 weeks. The decision announced Tuesday by Democratic Salt Lake County District ...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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.”...
03:39, 05/16/2019

‘Heartbeat’ abortion ban to be debated in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are set to take up one of the nation’s most restrictive proposed abortion bans. The Republican-led Senate is expected to consider legislation to ban most abortions after eight weeks pregnancy before ...
08:52, 05/15/2019

3 strategies you can use to pay off an unexpected tax bill If you're looking at a whopper of a tax bill, the IRS probably will grant you some leeway. Still, try these tricks to pay it off sooner.        ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

5 ways to cut your 2019 tax bill now You filed your 2018 tax return. Don’t stuff it in a file cabinet just yet. Review it to uncover steps you can take now to lower your 2019 tax bill.        ...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Okay, So Harriet Tubman Might End Up on the $20 Bill After All Remember when Harriet Tubman was supposed to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? If you don’t, I don’t blame you—since the Trump administration seemed to forget too. So here’s a quick refresher....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Florida teachers can arm themselves under new gun bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of preventing another such massacre....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Could a 'heartbeat bill' take down Roe v. Wade? A handful of red states are placing bets on abortion bans in the hopes of having the Supreme Court reconsider Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that legalized abortion nationwide for up to 24 weeks into a pregnancy....
07:26, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
22:26, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

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 abor...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
09:52, 05/07/2019

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....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Celebrities answer call to share abortion testimonials Celebrities are among those sharing their abortion stories with the new hashtag #youknowme, introduced by actress and talk show host Busy Philipps in response to Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions...
01:13, 05/18/2019

Lawsuit filed to stop Ohio abortion ban after 1st heartbeat COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Louisiana ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban nearing final passage BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A proposal to ban abortions in Louisiana as early as the sixth week of pregnancy continued to speed through the state legislature Wednesday, a day after Alabama lawmakers voted for what could become the nation’s most res...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest abortion banAnti-abortion legislation that copies a controversial bill recently passed into law in G...
22:26, 05/15/2019

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...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her anti-abortion stance and accused her of trying to hide her record on the issue. Maine Sen. Susan Coll...
22:26, 05/16/2019

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....
20:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Georgia governor signs restrictive abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Tha...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Elderly woman attacked outside Kentucky’s only abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janaya Gregory at first ignored ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Ohio AG to fight ACLU abortion ban challenge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging a restrictive Ohio abortion ban (all times local): 3 p.m. Attorney General David Yost says the state will “vigorously” defend Ohio’s restrictive abortion law from a court cha...
21:26, 05/15/2019

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...
10:13, 05/16/2019

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...
04:00, 05/16/2019

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....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group Obria Group’s ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnanciesGoogle has given tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs ads suggesting it provi...
13:26, 05/13/2019

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....
01:52, 05/17/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAlabama’s move to outlaw nearly all abortions has reverberated across America, teeing up fresh debate i...
14:26, 05/18/2019

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...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
23:00, 05/17/2019

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....
07:00, 05/05/2019

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....
08:39, 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...
11:39, 05/14/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure....
05:39, 05/16/2019

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....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Legislator films himself berating woman abortion protester PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker is drawing criticism for filming himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque....
01:00, 05/07/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Hollywood's big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law In the week since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws, none of the major film or television studios have commented on the issue or altered production plans....
17:26, 05/16/2019

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...
18:13, 05/16/2019

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....
18:52, 05/16/2019

More 'heartbeat' abortion bills advancing in Midwest and South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia....
02:52, 05/12/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Woman charged with attack outside Kentucky abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janay...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show,” de Blasio conceded that he cur...
22:13, 05/03/2019

Why New Yorkers mock Bill de Blasio New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's longshot presidential campaign rollout was greeted on Thursday morning with a loud and persistent round of Bronx cheers from police union protesters, a bitter welcome from old rivals eager to dampen his new endeavor....
04:00, 05/18/2019

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....
16:39, 05/15/2019

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....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:26, 05/17/2019

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-...
12:00, 05/17/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Busy Philipps speaks about her abortion and condemns Georgia's six-week ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condemned Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, signed into law yesterday, on her talk show Busy Tonight by reve...
02:26, 05/09/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
18:39, 05/12/2019

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...
21:52, 05/17/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies opposed to the change, including some Hollywood filmmakers....
19:52, 05/10/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
13:52, 05/07/2019

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 ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes | B Jessie Hill America is facing a full-frontal attack on Roe v Wade. There is no guarantee that the supreme court will protect the right to terminate a pregnancyOn Tuesday night, the Republican-controlled state senate in Alabama voted to effectively ban abortion a...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
12:39, 05/14/2019

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....
00:00, 05/17/2019

The Good Place's Jameela Jamil Opens Up About Her Decision to Have an Abortion Jameela Jamil is speaking up and speaking out. Following news of Georgia's new abortion ban, The Good Place actress took to Twitter yesterday evening to share a deeply personal......
19:39, 05/14/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia became the fourth U.S. state this year to outlaw abortion after a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, when its Republican governor on Tuesday signed a bill that an abortion-rights group vowed to challenge immediately....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Georgia 'heartbeat' law the latest in national push to outlaw abortion Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed into law one of the United States' strictest abortion laws, which bars most pregnancy terminations when a fetal heartbeat can be heard....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next The Alabama Senate passed a bill late Tuesday 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. Wade tha...
21:52, 05/15/2019

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....
23:52, 05/15/2019

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...
05:52, 05/10/2019

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.        ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signs into law the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation Alabama's Republican Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday that she had signed into law a bill that bans doctors from performing abortions during any stage of pregnancy, punishable with up to 99 years in prison....
00:26, 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....
07:39, 05/18/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all fundin...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
00:26, 05/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with women because “all people deserve to control their own bodies.” Booker’s letter, published on GQ Magazin...
02:52, 05/18/2019

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......
14:26, 05/18/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re pregnant and ushering in one of the harshest abortion bans in the country....
05:39, 05/08/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday said insurers and medical workers who have faith-based objections to providing abortions, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide don't have to provide them or provide referrals for them....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

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....
23:52, 05/15/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers....
14:50, 04/28/2019

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        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

| Abortion | US Immigration: WATCH the top World news videos for today Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law | Trump to propose making immigration more merit-based; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienating moderates, political experts said on Wednesday....
02:39, 05/16/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
08:39, 05/08/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Women, including the filmmakers and activis...
21:26, 05/18/2019

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....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies, the state’s anti-abortion Republican g...
21:52, 05/11/2019

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....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
19:13, 05/02/2019

GOP threat to LGBTQ bill triggers Dem mobilization Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people from discrimination.Democratic leaders have been doing everything they can to beat back the Republic...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor has traveled to early primary states such as Iowa and Nevada with a message centered on economic inequalityNew York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has jumped into the 2020 presidential race, joining at least 21 other declared Democratic cand...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Right to Repair bill killed, do you think the iPhone is really 'too complex' to fix on your own? Say what you will about trends, but when they get to California, and the Silicon Valley in particular, the stakes usually get sky high, and its landmark electronics repair legislation proposal is no different. Introduced by Assemblywoman Susan Talama...
20:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. bill aims to thwart China's EV dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, as part of a plan to offset China's do...
18:26, 05/02/2019

A Hypebeast Rates Bill de Blasio's New 2020 Fit New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a new job: candidate for president. And as part of his big entrance to national politics, someone somewhere decided the towering 6'5" mayor should get some new clothes....
00:13, 05/18/2019

Bill and Chelsea Clinton are starting a podcast The Clintons are getting into podcasting. Former president Bill and his daughter Chelsea, the vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, have revealed they're starting a show called Why Am I Telling You This?. It'll include conversations with th...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions House Democrats have shelved plans to advance legislation protecting “Dreamers” next week, delivering a setback to the caucus on a top legislative priority. The bill is stalled because of an intraparty fight over providing citizenship to undocumente...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Australia’s new $50 bill printed with embarrassing typo The Reserve Bank of Australia may want to use SpellCheck. An eagle-eyed observer spotted an embarrassing typo — “responsibility” misspelled as “responsibilty” — in about 46 million of the “new and improved” $50 bills. The bank...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issue has highlighted bitter divisions on the island....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Apple Reportedly Lobbied Against Right-to-Repair Bill An Apple lobbyist met with legislators in California to kill the so-called right-to-repair bill that would make it easier for consumers to repair their devices....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
20:26, 05/17/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addressed faith leaders in the sunshine of the White Ho...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free advertising to anti-abortion group Obria....
04:52, 05/16/2019

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...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Howard Stern: The Trump I know wasn't anti-abortion because he probably got a 'few people abortions' Longtime radio host Howard Stern said during an interview with "Good Morning America" that he does not believe President Trump is truly anti-abortion because he probably got a "few people abortions."...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.24pm BST Courts remain the main avenue for pro-choice groups to challenge anti-...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Google Gave Free Ads to a Deceptive Anti-Abortion Counseling Organization An anti-abortion nonprofit has raised millions of dollars to further expand its mission to target “abortion-minded women,” and a public filing indicates that about $150,000 of funding has come from Google.Read more......
03:52, 05/14/2019

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 in Alabama, in the US, thi...
18:39, 05/18/2019

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....
09:52, 05/16/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
23:52, 05/18/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
05:13, 05/17/2019

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....
00:26, 05/18/2019

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....
20:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
00:13, 05/12/2019

Fiancées of Indy 500 drivers wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
07:52, 05/19/2019

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....
18:52, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should have the right to abort their children. ...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, on Tuesday, bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, wh...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the si...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Wall Street Chokes on Cannabis Bank Bill The U.S. cannabis industry could do with backup from Wall Street as it pushes for banking reform on Capitol Hill. But the most powerful banks are steering clear—and there’s little immediate sign of that changing....
13:26, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
01:13, 05/19/2019

Massachusetts bill would impose death penalty for cop killers Massachusetts lawmakers recently filed a bill to have the option of sentencing adults who kill police officers to death after a rash of cop slayings in the state....
01:52, 05/19/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
05:39, 05/11/2019

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...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Changes to Bill C-69 ‘critical’ for Canadian energy sector: Enbridge CEO The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says it's "critical'' to Canada's energy future that substantive changes are made to proposed federal legislation to revamp how big resource projects win federal approval....
03:13, 05/09/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
13:52, 05/18/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
19:39, 05/10/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Zealand by 2050 has been tabled in the New Zealand p...
08:39, 05/08/2019

We are pleased to inform you that Bill Nighy is a full-on Pokémaniac Detective Pikachu’s titular mouse creature is voiced by Ryan Reynolds, which is a fine enough choice for a role previously filled only by two-syllable soprano exclamations (and, notably, one bizarre instance of a full sentence). The casting could’ve ...
22:39, 05/09/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
22:39, 05/13/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
02:52, 05/18/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers. However, some farming industry groups say the measu...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Governor signs 'heartbeat bill': Georgia will 'not back down' Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, approved a piece of legislation Tuesday that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected — usually around the sixth week of pregnancy....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Imprisoning Bill Barr is left’s new rallying cry: ‘Have him locked up’ The battle between congressional Democrats and the Justice Department over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report has reached new levels of vitriol, as some on the left call for Attorney General Bill Barr to be physically dragged in to testif...
19:13, 05/06/2019

Bill Ford: 'Very pleased' with recent stock performance Ford's leadership defended the company's actions during CEO Jim Hackett's first two years on the job, saying 2019 will be proof they've made the right choices....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Georgia governor to sign 'heartbeat bill' on Tuesday Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is keeping his campaign promise to sign the "heartbeat" abortion bill in the face of Hollywood actors threatening a statewide boycott....
19:13, 05/06/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senat...
19:13, 05/10/2019

| WATCH: Australia prints millions of typos on Aus$50 bill Millions of Aus$50 banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
18:52, 05/09/2019

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is lifting the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. The weapons used in mart...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Bill Cosby's latest get-out-of-jail bid turned down again Bill Cosby will continue to sit in his Pennsylvania prison cell after being turned down on his latest bid to be released on bail while awaiting appeal of his sex-crimes conviction.        ...
04:39, 04/30/2019

British Government To Put Forward Brexit Bill In June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesman announced on......
05:00, 05/15/2019

New York bill would allow kids to run lemonade stands without a permit ALBANY — When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or craft a state law. Last July, 7-year-old Brendan Mulvaney’s entrepreneurial dreams soured when Health Department officials shut down his lemonade stand for not having a $30 selling permit. He was...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
14:52, 04/30/2019

Bill Shorten Wants Australia to Embrace China. But at What Cost? Mr. Shorten, the front-runner to become prime minister, sees trade with China as crucial to fulfilling his economic promises. Critics fear he could make concessions that increase China’s sway....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press conference about crime statistics....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
16:13, 05/16/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, ending months of extremely unenthusiastic speculation about whether he’d elb...
18:39, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio considering changes to alternate-side parking rules Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he plans to investigate whether the city can offer drivers some relief by cutting down on alternate-side parking regulations. “We all want clean streets for sure, but I want to make sure that standard is being applied...
22:13, 05/03/2019

If New Yorkers won't back Bill de Blasio, nobody else will | Clio Chang The presidential aspirations of New York’s mayor seem doomed alreadyIn recent history, no other potential presidential candidate has had a more humiliating run of press coverage before even announcing their decision to run than New York City mayor Bi...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that internet service providers in Russia unplug from foreign servers. It also calls for the creation of...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
02:00, 05/15/2019

How Bill Belichick belittles Tom Brady: Gisele, GQ taunts Bill Belichick even called out Tom Brady during the Patriots’ 16-0 regular season in 2007. Former New England fullback Heath Evans shared a few telling tales about the relationship between the legendary coach and quarterback during a recent appearanc...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can’t run the city! Can’t run the country!” throughout the live segment. The mayor appea...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Bill Belichick confidant crushes Mike Maccagnan on his way out Mike Maccagnan never should have even had this perch to fall from. That’s the word from Mike Lombardi, the former longtime NFL executive and briefly the Browns’ general manager, who’s now with The Athletic. Lombardi, who helped begi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
01:26, 05/01/2019

| British goverment to put forward Brexit bill in June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesperson announced....
02:39, 05/16/2019

Bill Nye on global warming: ‘The planet is on f–king fire’ Science commentator Bill Nye had some choice words about the need for urgent action to combat global warming. On “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” on Sunday, after the host discussed the Green New Deal, Nye demonstrated an experiment t...
23:26, 05/14/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Wednesday....
04:52, 05/16/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
23:52, 05/11/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could ban abortion as early as six weeks into a woman's pregnancy....
20:00, 05/15/2019

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....
08:26, 05/16/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers and actors criticize the state’s new abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s reproductive rightsLast spring, Laurie Shestack Phipps, a diplomat at the US mission to the UN, rece...
13:39, 05/16/2019

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...
21:52, 05/17/2019

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...
16:39, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extradited to mainland China....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Minister: Defeating May’s bill will leave Brexit deal ‘dead’ LONDON (AP) — Britain’s chief Brexit minister says Britain will be faced with a choice between a no-deal EU exit and remaining in the European Union if lawmakers reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship Brexit bill next month. Brexit ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill that aims to reinstate our role in this international accord. So did three Republicans, reports E&...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and other families because of their religious beliefs....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
00:13, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
02:00, 05/01/2019

The Quiet One review – controversial and evasive Bill Wyman documentary An underdeveloped look at the life of the former Rolling Stone has led to outrage over its portrayal of an alleged sexual predatorIt should probably surprise no one that a new documentary about “the quiet” Rolling Stone, Bill Wyman, has kicked up a c...
08:13, 05/03/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the repeat of a congressional race marred by a ballot...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Bill Cosby Blasts 'Grossly Immoral' Judge Who Sentenced Him Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is living well below his best life. So in his quest to overturn his conviction for sexual assault, he’s decided to unload on the judge who presided over his case....
01:00, 05/16/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Climate Agreement....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the White House. “The Dems are getting another beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, consider...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Teachers blast idea of guns in class after Florida bill becomes law Days after Florida’s governor signed a bill making more teachers eligible to carry guns in the classroom, educators across the state are blasting the measure, branding it “one of the worst ideas.” Nine teachers from across the Sunshine State gave the...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
19:00, 05/16/2019