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Alabama senate passes near-total abortion ban, with no exceptions for rape or incest

The Alabama Senate voted Tuesday night on a bill to make all abortion in the state illegal, allowing doctors who perform the procedure to be charged with a felony offense — punishable by up to 99 years in prison. The ban is now the strictest in the United States.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom to place moratorium on the state’s death penalty, source says

Governor Gavin Newsom will impose a moratorium on the state’s death penalty on Wednesday, granting reprieves to all 737 inmates on death row and closing the state’s execution chamber, an administration source said.

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Capitol Mess: Poster Connecting Ilhan Omar with 9/11 Leads to Anger

It is unknown who sneaked the poster in the state capitol, but Democrats accused the Republicans.

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At least 34 killed, hundreds missing in Brazil dam collapse

At least 34 people were killed, and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the state fire department said.

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At least 34 killed, hundreds missing in Brazil dam collapse

At least 34 people were killed, and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the state fire department said.

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Syrian source says U.S.-led coalition fired at Syrian positions in east: SANA

A Syrian military source said on Sunday night that the U.S-led coalition fighting Islamic State had fired missiles at Syrian government positions south of al-Sukhana, a town in eastern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported.

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Florida Republican Scott asks that ballots be guarded in U.S. Senate race recount

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state’s U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

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Brazil police arrest former governor of Parana in corruption probe

Brazilian police have arrested Beto Richa, the former governor of the southern state of Paraná, as part of an investigation into wrongdoing involving a government program aimed at bolstering policing in rural areas of the state, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Libya’s AL-Serraj: We’re open to cooperate with all parties to end the division

“We are open to cooperation with all political parties to end the state of division which has negatively impacted the institutions of the state,” said the head of the presidential council of the Libya’s Government National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Serraj.

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Russian-Turkish contract on S-400 missile systems worth $2.5 bln

The value of contract to deliver Russian S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey stands at $2.5 billion, the head of the state corporation Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said in an interview with the Kommersant daily, APA reports quoting TASS.

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Crews battling California wildfire make headway in third day of fair weather

Crews battling a devastating California wildfire that now ranks as the state’s second-largest on record capitalized on a third straight day of favorable weather conditions on Tuesday as they made greater progress corralling the flames.

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Khashoggi: the Saudi crisis continues

Political analyst Jamal Khashoggi has said that Saudi Arabia is now quietly witnessing “billion-dollar settlements with a number of non-arrested princes, under which the funds of the Ministry of Finance will be recovered, and lands’ shares and properties will be transferred to the state.”

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California ‘horror’ fires kill at least 40 as area bigger than New York City is reduced to ashes

Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state’s history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing.

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Dubai becomes first government to launch state cryptocurrency

Dubai has officially launched its own cryptocurrency named emCash, according to the state news agency.

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Egypt Welcomes Hamas-Fatah Political Reconciliation

Egypt welcomed on Sunday the agreement between Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements to end a decade-long political rift, China’s Xinhua news agency reported citing the state official news agency, MENA.

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Hurricane Irma: ‘the most catastrophic storm Florida has ever seen’

Florida faces the “most catastrophic” storm in its history as Hurricane Irma prepares to unleash devastating force on the state, including 120mph winds, life-threatening sea surges that could submerge buildings and an advance battery of tornadoes.

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