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Medical abortions on hold in Arkansas

Abortion | Pro-lifers hope this is the beginnings of the end for lethal pills
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/04/18, 02:09 pm

The Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to hear a lawsuit over a 2015 Arkansas law that requires abortionists to contract with doctors at nearby hospitals who can help women if complications arise from the use of mifepristone and misoprostol, drugs that work together to end early pregnancies.

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Kim Jong Un’s small step

International | The North Korean leader crosses into South Korea prior to summit talks with Moon Jae-in
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/27/18, 01:13 pm

NORTH KOREA: In just one step, Kim Jong Un crossed the southern side of the Korean Peninsula’s Demilitarized Zone for a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the first time a North Korean leader has stepped into South Korea since 1953.

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Chemical weapons inspectors finally collect samples in Douma

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/23/18, 10:27 am

A chemical weapons team on Saturday collected samples from the Syrian town of Douma, where residents reported what appeared to be a chlorine gas attack earlier this month. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed the team collected samples for testing.

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