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Ohio Rep. Sarah LaTourette, a Republican who introduced the House bill , said it's not an abortion issue but rather an issue of discrimination. They called the bill a desperate attempt to further restrict abortion in a state that has seen some 18 abortion restrictions enacted since Kasich took office in 2011.
  • Student arrested for trying to trade chicken alfredo, sprite for sex

    Student arrested for trying to trade chicken alfredo, sprite for sex

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    Maruna is charged with attempted unlawful sexual contact with a minor, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, possessing criminal tools, and importuning . Police found him with a Tupperware container full of chicken alfredo in addition to other items. Maruna was also reportedly busted with an iPhone, Macbook computer and three zip drives.
  • AT&T Announces Project AirGig For Wireless Gigabit Home Internet

    AT&T Announces Project AirGig For Wireless Gigabit Home Internet

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    AirGig is a system that can deliver low-priced, multi-gigabit wireless internet speeds using power lines. AT&T and Verizon Communications Inc, the largest US wireless carrier, have also been testing 5G internet services in which the last leg of the connection is delivered via a radio signal to homes using high-frequency airwaves known as millimeter wave spectrum.
  • US, N. Korea must end hostilities to begin talks

    US, N. Korea must end hostilities to begin talks

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    Tillerson's overture came almost two weeks after North Korea said it had successfully tested a breakthrough intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that put the entire United States mainland within range. I commend Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for dropping the unattainable precondition that North Korea agree to denuclearize prior to negotiations.
  • US Vice President Pence to go ahead with Middle East trip

    US Vice President Pence to go ahead with Middle East trip

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    US Vice President Mike Pence's decision to delay his trip to Israel comes amid an outrage in the Arab World over President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki told reporters last week that the leadership had decided there would be "no formal communications" with United States officials in the wake of Trump's Jerusalem decision.
  • UN Secretary General: N. Korea Sanctions Must be Fully Implemented

    UN Secretary General: N. Korea Sanctions Must be Fully Implemented

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    Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman was successful, although noted that "it is hard to immediately measure" the result of diplomacy. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will stress to the United Nations secretary-general his opposition to talks with North Korea and will instead urge maximum pressure to get it to abandon its weapons programmes, a Japanese official said on Tuesday.
  • Austria gas hub blast caused by filtration system flaw - gas official

    Austria gas hub blast caused by filtration system flaw - gas official

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    One person died in the blast while a further 21 were injured, one seriously, according to officials. He added that "technical problems" caused the explosion, and that there was "no indication of terrorism". The extreme heat released by the pipeline blast caused several nearby cars to melt. Italy's SNAM natural gas transport network said flows could resume in the course of the day if it is confirmed that no transport infrastructure was damaged.
  • Man gets death penalty in Dalit student rape case

    Man gets death penalty in Dalit student rape case

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    He has also been awarded seven years rigorous imprisonment and one-year rigorous imprisonment and a fine of ₹50,000 and ₹1,000 under sections 449 and 342 of IPC respectively. Justice may have taken time, but finally arrived in the case of the rape and murder of Jisha , who was killed in Kerala previous year in April. He was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules.
  • US Rep. Blake Farenthold faces new allegations of misconduct

    US Rep. Blake Farenthold faces new allegations of misconduct

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    The House Ethics Committee last week voted to establish a subcommittee to continue investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican lawmaker. Greene also detailed other inappropriate behavior that she and other Farenthold staffers witnessed. Farenthold was sued in 2014 by another former staffer for his overt sexual harassment, including allegations that Farenthold told her he had "wet dreams" about her and once joked that she had a semen stain on her clothing in ...
  • Sam Allardyce cancels Everton's Christmas celebrations after poor first half of season

    Sam Allardyce cancels Everton's Christmas celebrations after poor first half of season

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    Everton have also paid the price for failing to replace last season's top scorer Romelu Lukaku, who joined Manchester United in July, and Allardyce says signing a proven goal-scorer is among the club's top priorities. Sigurdsson for his part chose to speak out about the positive attitude within the team since Allardyce's arrival. Obviously, we've had a good few results over the past few weeks.
  • Leader of far right group Britain First arrested in Belfast

    Leader of far right group Britain First arrested in Belfast

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    The Britain First leader Paul Golding was alongside his deputy as she arrived at court. Officers made the arrest immediately after she had signed bail on charges of making a hate speech at a rally in the city this summer. Her lawyer told the court that she meant to plead not guilty. "I'm a politician, this is our bloody country", she said. Fransen has released a video saying Golding was arrested on "the same trumped-up charges they lifted me for" but didn't give further details.