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[ad_1] The United Nations logo is seen at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 23, 2019. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) In a recent letter to the United Nations, John Barsa, acting director of the U.S. Agency for International Development, asked the U.N. to remove “reproductive health” and abortion from its humanitarian plan to address the COVID-19
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[ad_1] We are always told that “strict guidelines will protect against abuse.” It’s always been baloney. As sold, assisted suicide was supposed to only be engaged between doctors of long-standing and patients well known to the prescriber. That was violated in the very first legal assisted suicide in Oregon. The doctor in that case —
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[ad_1] Our correspondent was downtown. Here’s what he saw. Amid riots in Washington, D.C. on Monday night, law enforcement chased protesters through the city with a low-flying helicopter, emitting sand and what appeared to be at least one flash-bang grenade as protesters tried to make it to the Capitol building. After dispersing the demonstrations near
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[ad_1] Topics in this post: methamphetamine narcotics HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge had a busy weekend by seizing $1,896,340 worth of alleged methamphetamine in three separate, unrelated incidents. “Our frontline officers’ resiliency and dedication to help keep dangerous drugs from crossing our international borders
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[ad_1] Protesters gather around after setting fire to the entrance of a police station as demonstrations continue after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., May 28, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) I noted on Twitter last night that rioting, coming right after the virus, is a catastrophe for the cities. Regardless of whether Trump or
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[ad_1] (cienpies/makyzz/iStock/Getty Images Plus) Did you know NRPLUS boasts one of the most engaged communities in the digital-membership sphere? Don’t take our word for it. Take Digiday’s. For the second year in a row, NRPLUS has been named a Digiday Publishing Awards finalist for Best Paid Membership Product. (What’s Digiday? It’s one of the leading
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[ad_1] If he loses in November it’s because he strayed from the policies that got him elected, not because he discredited them. Anyone who grew up in the 1990s recognizes the essentially fake quality of our politics between then and the rise of Donald Trump. Our elections were dreary exercises choosing between a Republican who
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[ad_1] A looter carries stuff away from a Target store in the aftermath of extensive rioting, looting and arson in shopping and commercial areas of overnight in shopping and commercial areas of Minneapolis on Thursday, May 28 2020. (Scott Takushi / MediaNews Group / St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images) If you get to
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[ad_1] Folks looking for a delicately small and beautiful wildflower plant to decorate their garden with should consider planting Quaker Lady Bluets. The growing conditions and care of this plant are a relatively easy undertaking and will reward owners with beautiful blooms every year. Quaker Lady Bluets are relatively hardy and perennial plants that grow
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[ad_1] Mass lawlessness has erupted from the lawless act of an officer who should have served and protected the people of Minneapolis. Millions of Americans now watch with horror as their cities burn, their businesses are looted, and their neighborhoods explode in street violence.  The unwillingness or inability of elected leaders and law enforcement officials
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[ad_1] Twitter and Reddit filed an amicus brief last week in support of a lawsuit challenging federal rules requiring visa applicants to register their social media handles with the United States government. The amicus brief supports a lawsuit the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University filed in 2019 after the State Department instituted the rule,
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[ad_1] 1. ABC News: ‘Just relax’: George Floyd’s brother condemns violent protesters 2. Brian Butler: I’m a CEO, a retired Army officer and a black man 3. Our Sisters in Chicago are all safe, but our bookcenter was broken into and looted last night during the riots. Please pray for our Sisters. And pray for peace. pic.twitter.com/Wzmkfpry6j
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[ad_1] Voter Michael Grabowski holds an “I Voted” sticker, Peru, Ill., March 17, 2020. (Daniel Acker/Reuters) In today’s Morning Jolt, I ripped most of America’s current political leaders for habitually forming their beliefs based upon comforting narratives rather than the facts in front of them. After arsonists set fire to buildings, looters ransacked stores, and
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[ad_1] Law enforcement personnel stand guard as protesters rally against the death of George Floyd, Brooklyn, N.Y., May 31, 2020. (Caitlin Ochs/Reuters) This week we’re all thinking a lot about the role of police in minority communities, and specifically the question of whether suspects are more likely to be killed if they, like George Floyd,
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