Hillary Clinton Has Some Tough Words for Democrats, and for Women
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Hillary Clinton criticized her fellow Democrats over what she described as a decades-in-the-making failure to protect abortion rights, saying in her first extended interview about the fall of Roe v. Wade that her party underestimated the growing strength of anti-abortion forces until many Democrats were improbably “taken by surprise” by the landmark Dobbs decision in 2022. In wide-ranging and unusually frank comments, Mrs. Clinton said Democrats had spent decades in a state of denial that a right enshrined in American life for generations could fall — that faith in the courts and legal prece ..read more
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G7 Finance Ministers Aim to Use Russia’s Frozen Assets to Help Ukraine
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Top finance officials from the world’s advanced economies moved toward an agreement on Saturday over how to use Russia’s frozen central bank assets to aid Ukraine and warned against China’s dumping of cheap exports into their markets, aiming to marshal their economic might to tackle twin crises. The embrace of more ambitious sanctions and protectionism came as finance ministers from the Group of 7 nations gathered for three days of meetings in Stresa, Italy. The proposals under consideration could deepen the divide between the alliance of wealthy Western economies and Russia, China and their ..read more
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Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order to halt military operations
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Israel bombed the Gaza Strip, including Rafah, on Saturday, a day after the top UN court ordered it to halt military operations in the southern city as efforts get underway in Paris to seek a ceasefire in the war sparked by Hamas’s October 7 attack. Read our blog to see how all the day’s events unfolded. Source link The post Israel strikes Rafah despite UN court order to halt military operations appeared first on World Online ..read more
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Stuart Law: USA wanted the T20I series win a bit more than Bangladesh
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USA head coach Stuart Law said that his team was hungrier than Bangladesh in their men’s T20I series win in Texas. USA, playing a bilateral series against a Full Member team for the first time, won the first two games before going down by ten wickets in the final T20I to take the series 2-1. “We had more desire and passion about the game in the first two matches,” Law said after the third T20I. “We wanted it a bit more than what they did. Today it was a different story. We may have relaxed a little bit. Bangladesh played pretty well. They will take this in their stride. “It is great preparat ..read more
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Three decades on, Ghosi awaits heir to legacy of its development man | India News
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Even 25 years after his death, no candidate has dared to address the people of Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency during the ongoing campaign without remembering Kalpnath Rai – a politician who continues to be synonymous with Mau. “A four-time member of Lok Sabha and thrice of Rajya Sabha, Rai carried out development works in and around the district which continue to serve as benchmark.No other parliamentarian from Mau has been able to even match the standard till now, forget about surpassing it,” says Virendra Kumar aka Virendra Engineer, once a close associate of Rai. A Study In Contrast “In st ..read more
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Russia Bombs Hardware Superstore in Kharkiv, Killing 11, Ukraine Says
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Russia bombed a hardware superstore in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens more, Ukrainian officials said. The attack was the latest in a sustained bombing campaign against the city that has made life increasingly difficult and dangerous for civilians. Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv regional military administration, added that another airstrike on Saturday, in the center of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, injured at least 14 people. “For the entire day, Kharkiv has been under Russian terrorist stri ..read more
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Trump Tells Libertarians to Nominate Him, and Mocks Them When They Boo
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3h ago
Early in his speech at the Libertarian Party’s national convention on Saturday, Donald J. Trump told the party’s delegates bluntly that they should nominate him as its candidate for president. He was vigorously booed. When the jeers died down, Mr. Trump, visibly frustrated with the rowdy reception he had received ever since taking the stage, dug in and went a step further, seeming to insult the very group that had invited him. “Only do that if you want to win,” he said of nominating him. “If you want to lose, don’t do that. Keep getting your three percent every four years.” The boos began an ..read more
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When ‘Prior Authorization’ Becomes a Medical Roadblock
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3h ago
Slowly but steadily, Marlene Nathanson was recovering. She had suffered a stroke in November 2022 at her home in Minneapolis and spent a week in a hospital; afterward, when she arrived at Episcopal Homes in St. Paul for rehabilitation, she couldn’t walk. Weakness in her right arm and hand left her unable to feed herself, and her speech remained somewhat garbled. But over three weeks of physical, occupational and speech therapy, “she was making good progress,” her husband, Iric Nathanson, said. “Her therapists were very encouraging.” Ms. Nathanson, then 85, had begun to get around using a wal ..read more
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Key West, Florida, Santorini, Greece and more locations around the world known for their sunsets
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3h ago
There are so many places around the globe where you can soak in the magnificent views of a colorful sunset.  Santorini, Greece, and Key West, Florida, are just a couple places known for their unforgettable sunset displays. If you find yourself in one of these places, or one of the others listed below, don’t skip out on finding a good spot to watch the sunset during your travels. 3 GREAT AMERICAN CITIES FOR HISTORY BUFFS AND PATRIOTIC TRAVELERS THIS SUMMER Below are 10 places in the United States and around the world where sunsets are some of the best.  Check out this list.  ..read more
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Rishi Sunak says he will bring back National Service if Tories win general election | Politics News
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4h ago
Rishi Sunak has said he will introduce a new form of mandatory National Service for young people if the Conservatives win the general election. In the first new policy announcement of the campaign, the prime minister has unveiled a plan that would see 18-year-olds given the choice of a full-time military placement for 12 months or a scheme to volunteer for one weekend a month for a year. The placement would be selective – with tests used to decide who is eligible – and involve working with the armed forces or in cyber defence. The voluntary option would see young people spending 25 days with ..read more
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