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Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one co...

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

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Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are in ...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Northern Ireland parties launch new bid to form government The leaders of Northern Ireland's main political parties met for talks on Tuesday in their first attempt in more than a year to restore the British region's devolved government, which has been frozen since early 2017....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Things ‘Stopped Changing’: Why Conflict Still Flares in Northern Ireland The killing of a young journalist has brought renewed focus on the region’s paramilitary groups. But economic stagnation is as much a driver of violence as politics....
19:39, 04/30/2019

Police investigating Northern Ireland journalist killing arrest four Police investigating last month's murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland arrested four people in Londonderry on Thursday under terrorist legislation, authorities said....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Thousands March in Northern Ireland Demanding Same-Sex Marriage Equality (LONDON) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are ...
19:00, 05/18/2019

UK PM May to talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in coming days: spokeswoman British Prime Minister Theresa May will talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in the coming days about efforts to restore the region's devolved government, May's spokeswoman said on Friday....
13:00, 05/10/2019

4 men arrested in connection to killing of Northern Ireland reporter Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Northern Ireland Police Service....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Northern Ireland police arrest 4 in Lyra McKee murder probe LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males aged 15, 18, 38 and 51 were a...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Britain and Ireland will work to end Northern Irish vacuum in weeks not months: Coveney Ireland and Britain will work with Northern Irish parties to try to restore a devolved government in the province within weeks rather than months, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Lyra McKee's partner joins thousands in rally to demand equal marriage rights in Northern Ireland The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has joined thousands to line the streets of Belfast to challenge the UK government on same-sex marriage laws....
23:52, 05/18/2019

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.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

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...
21:26, 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....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:00, 05/15/2019

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....
03:13, 05/16/2019

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...
22:52, 05/16/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
23:13, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
17:26, 05/15/2019

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....
10:26, 05/01/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban 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.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

| 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....
17:13, 05/17/2019

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....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
07:52, 05/17/2019

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.”...
05:00, 05/16/2019

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

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....
02:13, 05/18/2019

| #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....
13:26, 05/17/2019

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...
20:13, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this...
08:00, 05/15/2019

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....
08:13, 05/01/2019

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

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

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.        ...
02:26, 05/01/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Emboldened by conservative additions ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

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....
06:26, 05/17/2019

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....
19:00, 05/16/2019

'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...
12:00, 05/14/2019

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....
21:13, 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...
22:13, 05/16/2019

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....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
10:13, 05/08/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 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...
00:52, 05/17/2019

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....
01:26, 05/17/2019

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

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.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

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....
07:52, 05/16/2019

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

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:39, 05/15/2019

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...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
06:00, 05/03/2019

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....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican 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 incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
08:00, 05/15/2019

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

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....
00:52, 05/18/2019

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

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.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state. It wasn’t ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

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

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:26, 05/15/2019

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....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
16:39, 05/16/2019

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....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday 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. W...
03:13, 05/16/2019

'​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...
16:26, 05/15/2019

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....
01:00, 05/16/2019

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....
13:39, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
08:13, 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 ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

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...
00:00, 05/10/2019

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...
07:39, 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....
11:26, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
17:39, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Opponents Of Alabama Anti-Abortion Bill Protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
02:52, 05/15/2019

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 slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. 'This bill is about control,' the state sena...
18:39, 05/15/2019

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....
10:26, 05/18/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

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        ...
19:39, 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 ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

‘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

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...
19:52, 05/17/2019

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....
12:52, 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-...
09:39, 05/17/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:39, 05/17/2019

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....
00:26, 05/17/2019

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...
01:00, 05/19/2019

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....
16:52, 05/15/2019

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...
17:52, 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....
10:00, 05/16/2019

'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...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
20:52, 05/17/2019

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. ...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
19:39, 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....
20:00, 05/09/2019

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....
21:52, 05/15/2019

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....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
08:00, 05/19/2019

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...
16:26, 05/15/2019

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....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
02:39, 05/03/2019

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

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

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....
15:00, 05/16/2019

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.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
16:13, 05/16/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:26, 05/17/2019

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....
04:26, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
15:52, 05/17/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
05:13, 05/16/2019

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."...
04:26, 05/02/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Ducey signs new law that will create harsher punishments for animal abusers PHOENIX (KPNX) – Anyone accused of abusing a domestic animal in the state of Arizona will now face more severe penalties if convicted. Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed HB2671 into law which he says strengthens punishments for animal abusers. ...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Dubai court rejects appeal for harsher sentencing of Bitcoin scam trio Prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence for a group of Bitcoin scammers have seen their hopes slashed after a court rejected their claim. As previously reported by Hard Fork, the group of men scammed Chinese businessmen out of approximately $250,000 i...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Ireland v England: one-day international – live! Live updates from the one-off ODI in MalahideMorgan reveals senior players sealed Hales’s removalYou can email John here, or tweet him here 10.40am BST Here’s a rather lovely email from Harkarn Sumal:Morning John, morning everyone.Ten degrees, a stif...
12:00, 05/03/2019

| Windies set record ODI opening stand against Ireland West Indies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope shattered the record for the highest first-wicket partnership in a one-day international with a stand of 365 against Ireland....
22:26, 05/05/2019

N. Ireland: 2 charged over riot where journalist was killed LONDON (AP) — Two men have appeared in court charged with rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on the night journalist Lyra McKee was shot and killed. Prosecutors allege Paul McIntyre and Christopher Gillen are connected to the dissident paramil...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Can we trust Ireland to enforce GDPR on big tech? GDPR is complicated business; even people like me who try to keep up with all its developments struggle to understand this mammoth set of European regulations and its effects. I believe one of the main reasons for that is we’ve yet to see a proper GD...
14:00, 04/30/2019

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) In LEX 18 News-Sunrise Weekend this morning, we had a story about “Borealis” the new polar bear cub at The Toledo Zoo, in Ohio. “Borealis” or “Bo” (for short) was named for the Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as “the northern lights.” So, why no...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
16:52, 04/30/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
00:00, 05/15/2019

'Ireland is changing': booze-free bar opens in Dublin The Virgin Mary will only sell alcohol-free beer, wine and cocktails The Irish writer Brendan Behan made a famous declaration that he drank only on two occasions. “When I’m thirsty and when I’m not.” Many compatriots adopted the quip as a defiant mot...
10:52, 05/08/2019

Ireland does not confirm reports of Trump visit in June Ireland said on Wednesday it had not received formal notification from the United States of plans for a visit by Donald Trump, after media reported that the president would visit in June....
19:26, 05/15/2019

| Archer debut confirmed as England bowl against Ireland Jofra Archer was given an early chance to impress on his England debut after captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in their ODI against Ireland in Dublin....
15:52, 05/03/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
23:13, 05/15/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

UK and Ireland agree on residency for citizens post-Brexit LONDON (AP) — Britain and Ireland have agreed their citizens will still be able to live and work freely in both countries after Brexit. The two governments signed a deal Wednesday to continue the U.K.-Ireland common travel area regardless of what the...
18:13, 05/08/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Ireland under exclusion powers....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Zookeeper attacked by lions in northern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police say two male lions have attacked and seriously injured a keeper at a zoo in northern Germany. The dpa news agency quoted a spokesman for police in Walsrode, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Hamburg, as saying the experienc...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Amazon posted its first jobs for HQ2 in northern Virginia Amazon posted the first jobs for its second headquarters, or HQ2, in northern Virginia, with a plan to create 400 openings in 2019.        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

Search for private plane in northern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for a private executive jet that never arrived to its destination in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey. A spokesman for the state of Coahuila confirmed the search Monday. The jet left Las Vegas Sunday...
20:39, 05/06/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Ben Foakes and Tom Curran lead England to victory over Ireland in ODI thriller In 2018, England began their white-ball summer with defeat to Scotland – lower ranked opposition excluded from this year's World Cup – in Edinburgh in an epic, high-scoring thriller....
21:13, 05/03/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursd...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks on Ireland’s west coast Sea swimming has become a big thing on Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast, as have fun and creative methods of warming up after a bracing dipIreland has some extraordinarily beautiful beaches: Derrynane in Kerry and Connemara’s Glassilaun easily hold thei...
11:00, 05/15/2019

'Instant calm to the soul': the magic of Cape Clear, Ireland Whether in search of peace, or adventure, this tiny County Cork island is a haven for escapistsCape Clear, Ireland’s most southerly island, has been my getaway for almost 30 years. It is the place where I forget which day of the week it is. It’s wher...
08:13, 05/19/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:39, 05/13/2019

Police say 12 injured in northern Germany rail crash BERLIN (AP) — Police say 12 people have been injured, two of them seriously, after a train crashed into a transport truck in northern Germany. The crash occurred early Wednesday when a regional train hit a truck stopped on a rail crossing in the stat...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local television station STV said....
22:26, 05/02/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people...
04:52, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Continued rain expected in northern Mozambique The Latest: Mozambique’s national weather service forecasts continued rain in the country’s northeast, which has been hard hit by flooding following Cyclone Kenneth, the second severe tropical storm to hit the nation within six weeks...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a church in a country that has seen an upsurge of Islamist violence this year....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali. ...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Northern Railway Cancels Around 287 Trains Due After Cyclone Fani The Northern Railway has cancelled about 287 trains passing through the East Coast Railway zone after damage to infrastructure due to Cyclone Fani, including Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express and......
09:13, 05/06/2019

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
21:39, 05/14/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries for not doing more to control migration...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Ireland's Aidan O'Brien wins four prep races for the Derby at Epsom A Godolphin win in France interrupts Aidan O'Brien's four-race winning streak in major prep races for the upcoming European Classics; Normcor wins G1 Victoria Mile in Japan...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Derby, Oaks preps hit Ireland, England, France in weekend racing Sir Dragonet blows away rivals in Wednesday's Chester Vase, moving to the forefront of the Investec Derby picture and heralding a frantic weekend of 3-year-old racing across two Channels....
20:39, 05/10/2019

U.S. military personnel begin Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet, the public holiday giving the machines and their...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry said in a statement....
14:39, 05/04/2019

UK PM May talks to Northern Irish leaders about restoring executive: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a...
20:39, 05/14/2019

IRCTC Special Northern Railway Trains: Routes, Timings, Details Here IRCTC: Indian Railways' northern division Northern Railwayhas started special trains to clear rush during the summer season, Northern Railwaysaid in a notification...
18:26, 05/09/2019

What housing slump? Amazon HQ2 juices spring home buying season in northern Virginia Amazon's HQ2 drives home sales, prices higher in Va. While investors swoop in, some sellers are waiting, pushing up prices further for spring season.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

13 dead after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan Afghan forces battled for hours against Taliban insurgents who stormed a police headquarters in the northern city of Pul-e-Khumri, after a suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car, killing at least 13 people, officials said on Sunday....
19:26, 05/05/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to ...
04:39, 04/29/2019

The northern lights, aka 'aurora borealis,' could be coming to a sky near you this week Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada this week could see the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights.        ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost - Mexico transport official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran in...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Top recruit Sanders switches from OU to Alabama Drew Sanders, the No. 37 recruit in the 2020 class, switched his college choice from Oklahoma to Alabama after being committed to the Sooners since 2017....
06:52, 04/30/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. (May 15)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some conservatives seek to ignite legal fights in the hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit ...
11:39, 05/15/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s....
11:52, 05/15/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
03:52, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Friends visit condemned Alabama inmate ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an execution set for Thursday in Alabama (all times local): 4:50 p.m. An Alabama inmate awaiting lethal injection for a quadruple murder is visiting with friends and a spiritual adviser. Prison spokesman Bob Horton s...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Expelled in 1956, black woman gets doctorate at U of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama has bestowed an honorary doctorate degree to Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to attend the university. Her brief enrollment came after a lengthy court battle. She had first applied t...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After 15 inmate suicides in 15 months, a federal judge says Alabama is putting prisoners in danger by failing to provide adequate suicide-prevention measures. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued the findings Saturday. Th...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama professor charged with child porn in 2 states AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An English instructor at Auburn University in Alabama has been arrested in Virginia on child porn charges. News outlets report 52-year-old William Matthew Carter, of Auburn, was held Monday at a Virginia jail awaiting extradition ...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
08:52, 05/17/2019

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

An Alabama Restaurant Is Selling the Whitest Sandwich Ever and We Need to Stop Them The ancient prophecies speak of a time when the forces of good will have to unite to fight the ultimate evil. Throughout history, this revelation has been imagined as everything from a zombie apocalypse to a war between angels and demons. But I have ...
18:13, 05/14/2019

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....
01:39, 05/15/2019

1 dead, 8 shot at high school graduation party in Alabama ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks tells news outlets eight other people were hurt in a shooti...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Alabama police officer killed in shooting, wife charged GARDENDALE, Ala. (AP) — The wife of an Alabama police officer has been charged in his shooting death at an apartment complex in Gardendale. Gardendale police say the homicide happened Thursday at Woodbrook Apartments. Al.com reports Gardendale Police...
22:52, 05/04/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional ...
04:13, 05/15/2019

AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly signed abortion ban in Alabama....
13:13, 05/16/2019

From Alabama to Thailand, timeshare rentals offer deals for travelers Timeshares often rent for about the same price as a hotel room. And they’re found just about everywhere.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Country group Alabama extends 50th anniversary tour NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country band Alabama is extending its 50th anniversary tour this year with 29 more shows, including a show with The Beach Boys and additional dates in Canada. The Grammy-winning band embarked on a major arena and amphitheater ...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Alabama Woman Incarcerated for 17 Months Doesn't Know How She Ended Up Pregnant Days away from giving birth, an Alabama woman sitting in jail for more than 17 months claims to have no recollection of having sex, leaving her searching for answers as to how she wound up impregnated....
02:13, 05/15/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered....
01:26, 05/09/2019

Colbert thinks Alabama's new viral marketing campaign for The Handmaid's Tale is going a little far It’s been a bad week in America—which is to say, it’s been a bad couple of years in America, and this week saw that badness manifest in one of its most obviously upsetting forms—as a number of states, including Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama trustees formally approve Nate Oats’ 5-year deal TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — New Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats’ contract includes hefty buyouts if he leaves for another job or is fired. University of Alabama trustees Wednesday formally approved Oats’ 5-year deal worth $2.45 million ann...
03:52, 05/16/2019

The betrayal: How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an Alabama Superfund cleanup The EPA wanted to remove toxic waste from a Birmingham neighborhood, which would have cost tens of millions of dollars. The state’s influence machine kicked into high gear....
18:52, 04/28/2019

College football Over/Unders: Clemson owns slight edge over Alabama LAS VEGAS — With the release of regular-season win totals just on the horizon, it’s a great time to look ahead at the coming college football season. Bettors will want to be ready to jump on the early Over/Unders wherever they see value. I have resea...
18:26, 05/07/2019

University of Alabama's First Black Student Receives Honorary Degree 63 Years After Expulsion In 1956, Autherine Lucy Foster broke racial boundaries when she enrolled at the all-white University of Alabama. Her enrollment was preceded by a lengthy court battle. She first applied to the university in 1952 but her acceptance was rescinded becau...
20:26, 05/06/2019

Clemson, Alabama headline college football's post-spring top 25 for 2019 Clemson and Alabama met in last year's title game and the Tigers and Crimson Tide are at the top of the post-spring college football Top 25 for 2019.        ...
15:52, 04/30/2019

5-year-old girl hospitalized, undergoes surgery after Alabama man allegedly rapes her: report An Alabama man is accused of raping a 5-year-old girl, who was hospitalized and underwent surgery following the attack last Thursday, according to reports....
12:13, 04/29/2019

Alabama high school football coach opens up about his 'Manly Monday' lessons An Alabama high school football coach who went viral for showing members of his team how to change a tire said Wednesday he was surprised to see the video blow up as it did....
20:13, 05/08/2019

Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones A Democratic state representative from Alabama who endorsed abortion as a means of "killing" unwanted children last week announced on Tuesday that he would mount a primary challenge to incumbent Alabama Democrat Sen. Doug Jones....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Alabama woman arrested after reporting fake burglary on husband she suspected was cheating: police An Alabama woman reported a burglary to get back at her husband who she suspected of cheating, but the ruse backfired after she was arrested for making a false police report, police said....
08:13, 04/29/2019

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.        ...
08:13, 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...
23:26, 05/17/2019

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...
00:00, 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...
22:39, 05/15/2019

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

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....
04:26, 05/11/2019

Where The Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Abortion (LEX 18)– The topic of abortion has been making national headlines lately, and with the upcoming gubernatorial primaries, Kentuckians are wondering where the candidates stand on abortion. Governor Matt Bevin is anti-abortion, and has made it cl...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
06:52, 05/19/2019

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.        ...
07:13, 05/09/2019

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....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Federal Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Abortion Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. The state’s anti-abortion governor immediately vowed to appeal. U.S. District Judge Jose...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian S...
00:52, 05/08/2019

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....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Michigan Legislature to vote to ban abortion procedure LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to vote to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead with legislation that would likely be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The bills up for ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

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....
23:52, 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

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

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...
19:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
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......
21:52, 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 ...
06:26, 05/15/2019

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...
08:13, 05/16/2019

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....
20:13, 05/02/2019

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 the evangelicals embrace....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Latest: GOP-led Missouri Legislature approves abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov....
20:00, 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...
09:00, 05/07/2019

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

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

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....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Opponents of Georgia abortion ban promise court challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Opponents of a Georgia law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected vow to take their fight from the state Capitol to the courthouse. The measure that was signed into law Tuesday by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is one of ...
10:13, 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...
06:39, 05/08/2019

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)        ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

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

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

'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...
13:00, 05/18/2019

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...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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....
19:13, 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...
07:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: T-shirt protest at Indy over state abortion law INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Some of the drivers’ significant others wore T-shirts that said, “Not YOUR Body, Not YOUR Choice” on qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who might even be pro-life,” responding to the recent passing of the controversial bill in Alabama which mak...
19:52, 05/17/2019

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...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican governor, Brian Kemp, on Tuesday signed legislation banning abortion once cardiac activity can be detected...
18:26, 05/07/2019

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 ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

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....
01:26, 05/07/2019

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

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...
03:00, 05/18/2019

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.        ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

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....
00:52, 05/17/2019

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...
04:26, 05/18/2019

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...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
06:39, 05/07/2019

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

‘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....
03:13, 05/16/2019

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....
19:26, 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....
14:39, 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....
03:00, 05/12/2019

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...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Hollywood’s big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia has become known as the “Hollywood of the South” thanks to its generous tax incentives that have made the state home to productions as big and diverse as the films of Marvel Studios and shows like “The Wal...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states 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.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

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...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Kentucky Starts Appeal Of Ruling Striking Down Abortion Law LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has started its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. The Republic...
12:13, 05/16/2019

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

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...
23:26, 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)        ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

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....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incestSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.36pm BST Here is a statement from Planned Parenthood presi...
19:52, 05/17/2019

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....
19:13, 05/07/2019

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......
20:39, 05/07/2019

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....
21:39, 05/07/2019

'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...
13:00, 05/18/2019

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

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....
02:52, 05/16/2019

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

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."...
22:52, 05/17/2019

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...
23:00, 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 ...
12:52, 05/10/2019

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....
18:39, 05/02/2019

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...
23:00, 05/15/2019

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

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood for $1 is almost to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Texas has passed some of the nation̵...
06:00, 05/18/2019

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...
18:00, 05/11/2019

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....
07:26, 05/17/2019

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...
08:00, 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....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Lawmaker’s actions outside clinic spur anti-abortion rally PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of anti-abortion protesters are rallying outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Philadelphia in response to a state legislator’s recent treatment of demonstrators at the site. A group called Live Action organized &#...
18:52, 05/10/2019

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....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — 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. Senators voted ...
14:13, 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....
18:52, 05/15/2019

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....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bill, saying she is “really scared” for women throughout the country....
01:52, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approve...
12:13, 05/16/2019

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...
00:52, 05/09/2019

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...
13:00, 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......
17:52, 05/18/2019

| 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....
07:39, 05/16/2019

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....
23:13, 05/07/2019

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......
19:52, 05/14/2019

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....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Women, including the filmmakers, wore green and carried a lar...
19:00, 05/18/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
18:13, 04/28/2019

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."        ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

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."...
21:00, 05/13/2019

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....
18:39, 05/12/2019

Georgia governor delays film trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA (AP) — 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...
11:39, 05/15/2019

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...
10:52, 05/13/2019

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......
00:26, 05/14/2019

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....
20:13, 04/28/2019

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 Senate that would ban a common abortion procedure....
01:26, 05/15/2019

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...
08:26, 05/18/2019

Georgia Republicans Celebrate Restricting Access to Abortion with a Fist Bump If Trumpism has been good for any one thing, it’s allowed Republicans the comfort level to show the nation exactly how they feel about their legislative victories restricting women’s reproductive rights in Alabama, Missouri, and future battleground s...
22:13, 05/18/2019

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...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such bills in red states that have sparked a heated national debate on abortion rights....
22:00, 05/17/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was willing to accept Alabama's controversial abortion ban as another aspect of the party's broad tent....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Mom praying with teens outside abortion clinic tells of clash with Dem: 'I was concerned for my girls' A mother, who along with her two teenage daughters and their teenage friend, were harassed and threatened by a Democratic state representative last month during Easter weekend for praying in front of an abortion clinic spoke about her experience on "...
13:26, 05/08/2019

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....
02:26, 05/17/2019

Sen. Hawley: Restrictive abortion bills are response to 'extremism' of Democrats' policies U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley said many states are adopting more restrictive abortion policies in response to the “extremism” of pro-choice pushes in states like New York and Virginia....
16:39, 05/16/2019

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...
13:26, 05/08/2019

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....
19:00, 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....
02:52, 05/16/2019

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...
00:26, 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 push laws amid 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 stri...
00:39, 05/12/2019

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

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

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...
23:39, 05/11/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee 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."        ...
04:13, 05/19/2019

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....
21:00, 05/18/2019

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...
11:52, 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....
03:39, 05/11/2019

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 ...
10:52, 05/15/2019

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....
05:13, 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."...
02:26, 05/12/2019

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....
23:00, 05/15/2019

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...
08:00, 05/18/2019

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...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the country — and has presented her plan for how to do it. On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sig...
16:52, 05/17/2019

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....
04:52, 05/08/2019

Georgia's six-week abortion ban reveals the cruelty of the anti-choice movement | Moira Donegan Under the new law, it’s possible that Georgia authorities could start treating every miscarriage as a potential homicideThe anti-choice movement has taken a sadistic turn in Georgia, where a new abortion ban, called HB 481, has just been signed by Go...
17:00, 05/09/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal 'in order to stem' women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
23:26, 05/15/2019

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

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams to shoot series in Georgia, donate proceeds to fighting heartbeat abortion bill The upcoming HBO series “Lovecraft Country” will continue shooting in Georgia as planned, but will donate money from the production to two charities....
16:39, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
23:00, 05/11/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproven, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
17:00, 05/14/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Multiple film production companies say they won’t film in Georgia due to state’s new abortion law Multiple companies announced they will not be filming in Georgia going forward after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill into law Tuesday....
15:39, 05/11/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Georgia governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. (May 7)        ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and begins what could be a lengthy and costly legal battle over the law's constitutionality. (May 7) ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Upstart Epic PC Store Launches Its First Steam-Style Mega Sale Epic Games’ store has announced its own take on the Steam Summer Sale—the latest spoonful of Steam’s game-selling pie that Epic has shoveled directly into its mouth. The move comes over a month before Steam typically offers its famous Summer Sale....
18:00, 05/16/2019

How a high school student scooped de Blasio on own presidential announcement Bill de Blasio got scooped on his own presidential campaign announcement — by a 17-year-old politics whiz who broke the news more than 12 hours before the mayor made it official. Eagle-eyed Gabe Fleisher spotted an obscure Facebook post about a...
18:13, 05/16/2019

France's Macron to meet Libya's eastern commander Haftar next week: presidency French President Emmanuel Macron will meet eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar in the middle of next week to discuss how to resume peace talks in the country, a French presidential source said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Amazon adopts multi-pronged approach to meet growing delivery demand How Amazon is growing its delivery and logistics infrastructure to meet demand and ensure customers receive their goods as soon as possible.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsECB back on defensive over Hundred photo gaffeYou can post BTL, email Tanya or tweet her here 5.20pm BST I’d better pause to write up, but keep an eye on things at Taunton and Newport for me. 5.10pm BST Patterso...
19:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details about the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
20:00, 05/16/2019

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
20:13, 05/16/2019

China wants to make the fastest planes ever with a new material Researchers in China may have created an ultra heat-resistant material for making hypersonic planes — aircraft that fly at over five times the speed of sound...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Matt Groening's Disenchantment is back on September 20 Confession time: We struggled occasionally to find the magic in Netflix’s recent Matt Groening fantasy parody Disenchantment, with a strong voice cast straining at times to lift overly familiar material. Still, the show’s first installment ended on a...
21:00, 05/16/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen...
21:13, 05/16/2019

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...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Ed Woodward backs Solskjær after Manchester United post strong finances • Club posts revenues of £152.1m for the quarter• Executive vice-chairman says finances offer a solid foundationEd Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to Ole Gu...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Lizzo Leads List of 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Performers Get ready, because Lizzo is performing at the 2019 Movie & TV Awards! This will mark the first time the 31-year-old hip-hop star, known for singles like "Boys,"......
21:52, 05/16/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
22:13, 05/16/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Miller: Espargaro told me I deserved crash after Jerez MotoGP clash Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed Aleix Espargaro confronted him after their collision in the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the Spaniard told him he deserved to crash...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Horner: Verstappen "phenomenal" since stepping up gear after Monaco Max Verstappen's performances in Formula 1 have been "phenomenal" since he "selected another gear" after last year's Monaco Grand Prix, his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
23:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticipated was the reporting...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin set to raises $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range, raising $561 million in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year, according t...
01:39, 05/17/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
02:26, 05/17/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
05:39, 05/17/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
06:13, 05/17/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a clinic in eastern France, prosecutors say....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 t...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored ...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
08:52, 05/17/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Montford Point Marines recall segregated Corps Before the U.S. military desegregated, black men who wanted to serve in the Marines had to get their training at a North Carolina base opened specifically for them. (May 17)        ...
10:13, 05/17/2019

Trump mocks de Blasio's presidential candidacy U.S. President Donald Trump went on Twitter to mock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday, after de Blasio announced that he's running for the Democratic presidential nomination. (May 17)        ...
10:13, 05/17/2019

Fighter Jet Crashes at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KNBC) – An F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed into a warehouse just west of March Air Reserve Base on Thursday, apparently while taking off from the airfield, but the pilot managed to eject before his plane went down. It was not im...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Doris Day ‘didn’t want to audition for Hollywood,’ biographer claims: ‘She fell into it’ Doris Day, the sunny blonde who became America’s ultimate girl next day and one of the biggest stars in the ‘50s and ‘60s, almost never made it to Hollywood....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress...
14:13, 05/17/2019

| England's Vunipola faces race against time for RWC England prop Mako Vunipola is in danger of missing the World Cup later this year after being ruled out of action for at least three months due to a hamstring injury....
14:13, 05/17/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Esmé. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
16:00, 05/17/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Poland’s church leader says sex abuse reports not an attack The head of Poland’s Catholic church says recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force....
17:26, 05/17/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to 27 years for killing woman, 18, then ordering pizza and posting on social media A New Jersey man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison after prosecutors say he killed an 18-year-old woman then ordered a pizza and posted videos singing about the murder to social media shortly there after....
18:52, 05/17/2019

TweetDeck gets support for GIFs, emoji and more in-demand features Twitter is making some smart introductions for TweetDeck, including the most requested feature – following a poll of the user base – which is the ability to add GIFs when composing a new tweet within the app.As well as GIFs, you can als...
18:52, 05/17/2019