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Additionally, the bill would promote a science-based approach to unborn life, as recent advancements have revealed that the physical structures necessary to experience pain are developed within 20 weeks of fertilization. The legislation , called the Pain-Capable Unborn Children Act, has previously passed in the House twice but never made it to the Senate floor for a vote.
  • Sultan of Oman meets Iranian foreign minister

    Sultan of Oman meets Iranian foreign minister

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    Iran's foreign minister held talks with the emir of Qatar Tuesday aimed at strengthening "co-operation", almost four months into a Saudi-led blockade against the Gulf emirate. Political developments in the Middle East were discussed in the meeting. Iranian state media published images of Zarif in Doha meeting Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Ruling Amir of Doha, on Tuesday.
  • Home Sec Amber Rudd: 'Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?'

    Home Sec Amber Rudd: 'Yeah, I don't understand encryption. So what?'

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    I understand the principle of end-to-end encryption - it can't be unwrapped. The new plan is being introduced following a number of major terror attacks on British shores in the past 12 months, including several in the heart of London. She also called for encryption to be purged, and now she does not want to ban encryption. "We are making good progress with the firms that have put in place end-to-end encryption".
  • European Union parliament says not 'sufficient progress' on Brexit

    European Union parliament says not 'sufficient progress' on Brexit

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    Speaking before a plenary session of the European Parliament , Juncker and Barnier said that, despite four rounds of talks, there was a lack of progress on three key issues necessary to be solved before talks can proceed. The head of the biggest party group in the European Parliament called for the sacking of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for stoking confusion over the Brexit talks.
  • Egyptian Businessmen Caught Ordering Weapons from North Korea

    Egyptian Businessmen Caught Ordering Weapons from North Korea

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    The ship was flying Cambodian colors but had left from North Korea and was carrying a North Korean crew. However, the deal was only interrupted after USA intelligence agencies saw the vessel and informed Egyptian authorities, according to current and former US officials and diplomats familiar with the events.
  • Congress Lets Insurance Program for Poor Children Expire, Oklahoma to Lose $49M

    Congress Lets Insurance Program for Poor Children Expire, Oklahoma to Lose $49M

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    Though the Senate will hold a markup on the reauthorization on Wednesday , its passage remains uncertain. What happened next was that Republicans made a decision to take one last shot at killing ObamaCare with the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill just as CHIP's funding deadline loomed, and the Senate simply didn't have the attention for anything else.
  • USA in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson

    USA in direct communication with North Korea - Rex Tillerson

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    Navy commander reiterated Trump's "resolve to use every lever available to us to convince North Korea to alter its unsafe and aggressive behaviour". It's also unclear to what extent Tillerson's remarks reflect President Donald Trump's feelings. The minister added that Madrid has declared the North Korean ambassador to Spain "persona non grata", while Portugal had broken off diplomatic ties with Pyongyang altogether.
  • Wafula Chebukati to meet Uhuru and Raila Odinga

    Wafula Chebukati to meet Uhuru and Raila Odinga

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    Speaking after meeting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's (IEBC) top officials at the Bomas of Kenya on Monday, U.S Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec said that the repeat presidential poll must be conducted within the confines of the Constitution, saying that both political camps must respect the independence of institutions.
  • Turkish, Iranian chiefs of staff hold talks in Tehran

    Turkish, Iranian chiefs of staff hold talks in Tehran

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    President of Turkey added that, following his visit, a roadmap will be outlined for further steps in Turkey. Gen. Bagheri noted that both Turkey and Iran have a common stance and attitude toward the banned independence referendum of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.
  • 10 million people in the U.S. saw Russian election ads: Facebook

    10 million people in the U.S. saw Russian election ads: Facebook

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    Russian Federation denies influencing the election, which was won by Donald Trump. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has outlined steps that the company plans to take to deter governments from abusing the social media network. "That's because advertising auctions are designed so that ads reach people based on relevance, and certain ads may not reach anyone as a result", Elliot Schrage, Facebook's vice president of policy and communications, said in the statement.