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Author: 0 Norma McCorvey, Roe v. Wade Plaintiff, Dies at 69

In her affidavit filed with the US District Court in Dallas, Texas, McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" in Roe vs Wade, said the case was wrongfully decided. In Texas, where she lived, abortion was only legal if the life of the woman was in danger.

Global Media Terrorist Nicknamed 'Blind Sheik' Dies in US Prison
Author: 0 Terrorist Nicknamed 'Blind Sheik' Dies in US Prison

The indictment said Abdel-Rahman and his followers planned to "levy a war of urban terrorism against the United States" as part of a jihad - or holy war - to stop US support for Israel and change its overall Middle East policy. At the age of just 10-month he lost his eyesight. In the mid-1980s, Abdel-Rahman made his way to Afghanistan, where he built a strong rapport with former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Author: 0 Speaker adjourns TN assembly amidst chaos; trust vote disrupted

Unprecedented din took over the House and a moment came, when Congress member, L Rajagopal, who was opposed to the state's division, sprayed pepper over members supporting the bill, as reported in The Times of India . He said his supporters had made two requests to Speaker P Dhanapal which were turned down by the latter. Tamil Nadu, a auto manufacturing hub favoured by foreign investors owing to its reputation as a stable and well-administered state, was thrown into political turmoil ...

Global Media Former presidential aide, Samsung chief quizzed over corruption allegations
Author: 0 Former presidential aide, Samsung chief quizzed over corruption allegations

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee will face charges including concealment of criminal proceeds, perjury, illicit transfer of assets overseas, embezzlement, and bribery. Otherwise Park would be able to see her five-year term out in February next year. Now there's no word on whether lawyers representing Lee will contest the arrest or seek bail.

Global Media Gambia's new president set for inauguration
Author: 0 Gambia's new president set for inauguration

Barrow has pledged to reverse numerous actions that Jammeh took during his more than two decades of power. Today is also Gambia's 52nd Independence Day celebration. "Under my presidency, we will try to ensure the sovereign protection and development of all children" and will work to make free education a reality, he said.

Global Media Tony Blair: Scottish independence case 'much more credible'
Author: 0 Tony Blair: Scottish independence case 'much more credible'

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. However, Mr Blair received support from former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, who said: "I agreed with every single word of that". Iain Duncan Smith described the speech as "both arrogant and a form of bullying". He is expected to argue that Brexit will only reduce new arrivals from Europe by a fraction and not address the "core of the immigration question", the issues of assimilation and security among immigrants from non-European ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom 'reassured' by GM's plans for Vauxhall cars

The call comes after it emerged that General Motors is mulling the sale of Opel, which includes Vauxhall in the United Kingdom and its 4,500 staff. However, Clark said yesterday that he had been "reassured" after talks with GM chairman Dan Ammann, reports The Guardian .

Global Media Iran, Russia, Syria Envoys Meet Before Astana Talks
Author: 0 Iran, Russia, Syria Envoys Meet Before Astana Talks

As Syria's war approaches its seventh year, two new rounds of talks on resolving the conflict are scheduled to take place in Astana and Geneva. As a result of the talks, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to establish a trilateral mechanism to monitor the ceasefire that came into effect on December 30, 2016.

Global Media The Kremlin suddenly wants Russian media to stop talking about Trump
Author: 0 The Kremlin suddenly wants Russian media to stop talking about Trump

The new tone is a departure from opinions Trump expressed past year on the conflict between Ukraine and Russian Federation. Among the many mysteries of Donald Trump - in some ways the central foreign policy question - is the new president's consistently uncritical view of Russian Federation and its president, Vladimir Putin, a stance that never wavered throughout the long campaign or since the election.

Author: 0 Trump Calls News Media the 'Enemy of the American People'

Trump tweeted his enemy of the people tweet twice. "Russia is fake news", Trump told reporters, for instance. He then deleted the tweet and issued a new one, making room for ABC and CBS . The GOP's media survey also comes a day after Trump held an hour and 15 minutes news conference that was initially meant to announce his new pick for labor secretary, but turned into him answering reporters' questions and slamming "fake news".

Author: 0 Pakistan seals border, asks Afghanistan to immediately deport 76 wanted terrorists

He said the Taliban had entered Pakistan as migrants and had been told to steer clear of militant activities if they wanted to stay in the country. Report says Pakistan and Afghanistan share a border of about 2,600 km, mostly porous, and the military seeks cooperation of the Afghan government to closely monitor the illegal cross-border movement.

Author: 0 Bushfires continue to blaze across New South Wales

Building Impact Assessment teams are continuing to assess all areas affected by fire around the State. Firefighters on the ground are being supported by helicopters and Hercules aircraft and water tankers. Captains Flat Road remained closed between Briars Sharrow Road and the Kings Highway on Friday. NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) crews responded to four fires caused by lightning strikes on Friday.

Global Media Middle East peace may not be two-state solution says White House
Author: 0 Middle East peace may not be two-state solution says White House

Asked about his preference for a Middle East peace solution he told reporters, "I can live with either". I'm not even sure what all this one-state and two-state stuff is about. Yes, they objected occasionally, in rhetoric, but, in action, never did. "But I think we'll find out more about that tomorrow". "Without ensuring justice for the Palestinian people, the Palestinian issue will remain unresolved", stressed Momani, who is also minister of state for media affairs.

Global Media Church offers refuge for immigrant mother
Author: 0 Church offers refuge for immigrant mother

After much thought, the woman, who has applied for a U visa - a type of visa "set aside for victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity", - accepted an invitation to take refuge at the First Unitarian Church in Denver.

Author: 0 Ben Sasse to attend 53rd annual Munich Security Conference in Germany

The UN secretary general and representatives of other worldwide organisations like NATO, EU, Green Peace and Transparency global are also joining the conference. Announced attendees include Vice President Mike Pence , Defense Secretary James Mattis , U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg .

Global Media Hundreds Of Migrants Storm EU Border Fence, Clash With Police
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Migrants Storm EU Border Fence, Clash With Police

In Ceuta, officials said two migrants and 11 officers were hurt. Ceuta is separated from the rest of Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar. A Civil Guard spokesman said police clashed with the migrants at the Tarajal area of the fence. Authorities managed to stop a similar storming January 1 when 1,100 people from sub-Saharan Africa stormed the fence in an "extremely violent and organized" way.

Global Media Trump Calls for Release of Venezuela Opposition Leader Lopez
Author: 0 Trump Calls for Release of Venezuela Opposition Leader Lopez

The founder of Popular Will, one of the most hardline of the parties opposing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , Lopez was sentenced on charges of inciting unrest at anti-government protests that left 43 people dead in 2014 . However Mr Trump's remarks raised tensions and Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused the USA president of interfering in her country's affairs.