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It is a busy week as the justices will decide whether to add some important cases for next term - they will announce opinions Tuesday and Wednesday and they will hear arguments for the last scheduled sitting of the term. In the Hobby Lobby case, Gorsuch concurred with his fellow 10 Circuit judges that "Religious Freedom Restoration Act should prevent the federal government from imposing the Affordable Care Act's regulatory contraceptives mandate on a particular family-owned business contrary ...
  • On Easter, Pope condemns 'vile' Syrian attack

    On Easter, Pope condemns 'vile' Syrian attack

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    Normally, the pope doesn't give a homily during Easter Mass. In his Urbi et Orbi , Pope Francis prayed that Risen Lord would walk beside those who are marginalized who are victimized by old and new forms of slavery, stated an official release.
  • Theresa May announces June 8 as date for Britain's general elections

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    When asked who they thought would be the best prime minister, 50 percent of respondents in the YouGov poll said Theresa May and only 14 percent Corbyn. Explaining her change of heart on an early election, she said, "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election".
  • In Turkey Opposition party to demand annulation of referendum

    In Turkey Opposition party to demand annulation of referendum

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    His comments come a day after Turkish citizens voted to approve a constitutional change bill which was backed by the president and the AK Party government. The mission also stated that people forced to flee their homes in provinces affected by security threats faced difficulties registering, and some were not able to vote.
  • North Korean missile test a damp squib

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    North Korea vowed a "merciless" response to any USA provocation. "If a war occurs, the result is a situation in which everybody loses and there can be no victor", he said during a joint press conference with his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault.
  • Initial investigation finds no evidence of Mashal committing blasphemy

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    Pakistani police opened a hate speech investigation involving two Muslim clerics on Sunday, April 16, after the killing of a university student over allegations that he had committed blasphemy. Responding to a question about the political affiliations of arrested suspects, the IGP said the police would only focus on the accused. 'Whatever he had to say, he would say it openly, but he didn't understand the environment he was living in, ' said one of Khan's teachers said, declining to be named.
  • Voters head to the polls for Georgia's crucial 6th District race

    Voters head to the polls for Georgia's crucial 6th District race

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    It's more likely that Ossoff, 30, will fall short of the 50 percent threshold, meaning that he'll face a Republican candidate in a June runoff to determine a victor. This has necessarily given Ossoff, as the only credible Democrat, a big lead in the polls while the big GOP field has splintered. Say NO", Trump wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning, adding in a subsequent post that "Republicans must get out today and VOTE in Georgia 6.
  • EC defers Anantnag bypoll to May 25

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    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr. 12: A semblance of normalcy returned to Kashmir Valley after two days of shutdown, which was called by separatist leaders in wake of killing of civilians in clashes with security forces during by-election.
  • Japan 'on high alert' after North Korea missile launch

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    Kim said that the rolling back of the hostile policy, meaning the military exercises, is the precondition to solving all the issues, and that they oppose the mixing of the two in a "freeze for freeze" negotiation. Bush and President Barack Obama's administrations, risks sending a risky message to United States allies and adversaries alike and sending the U.S. tumbling down a slippery slope.
  • China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

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    The official briefed reporters on customary condition of anonymity after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso in Tokyo to launch the U.S. Kim said the Korean Peninsula has become "the world's biggest hotspot" due to the "aggressive war drill" being conducted by the USA and South Korea there.