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Texas Is Permanently Shutting Abortion Clinics

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed a sweeping anti-abortion law in 2013, he did so knowing the measure faced an uncertain future. Indeed, the law is already winding its way through the legal system, and if its opponents have their way, Texas’s reproductive legal code will land in the hands of the Supreme Court.   […]

Kerry: Hamas-Fatah Pact Was Unexpected

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry admitted on Thursday that the unity deal between Fatah and Hamas had been unexpected. Speaking in Ethiopia, where he said it was time for the United States to take a “pause” in Israeli-

Netanyahu wants to define Israel as Jewish state in law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would seek a new law declaring Israel a Jewish state, striking back against a Palestinian refusal to recognize that status in now-collapsed peace talks.

US taking a pause, reassessing after peace talk failure

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he would pause and reassess what might be possible after failing to meet his April 29 goal for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

Condition Aid to PA

U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Thursday called on Secretary of State John Kerry to publicly state that there will be an immediate cut-off

Don’t Add Corruption to the International Criminal Court

Forty years ago, the Nixon White House released to the House Judiciary Committee edited transcripts of secret recordings made by the president. Despite evidence of his having committed a host of federal crimes, Richard Nixon

If The Public Doesn’t Want EU Expansion

In an interview with De Standaard newspaper, Van Rompuy speaks about his “dreams” that all the Balkan states will join the EU. He calls it an “inspiring thought” that in the long term

Ukraine Chaos Spreads to Odessa as 38 Killed

At least 38 people were killed in a fire on Friday in a trade union building in the center of Ukraine’s southern port city of Odessa, regional police said

Exposing climate science corruption

The debate is over, if there ever was one. Tim Ball argues, with overwhelming evidence, the asserted global warming crisis has been an unmitigated

Of Racism and the Rise of Thoughtcrime

In November 2009, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling settled a lawsuit in which the Department of Justice alleged that Sterling had discriminated against