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Argentine Senate blocks legalizing abortion

World / Social Issues Aug 9, 2018

Argentine Senate blocks legalizing abortion

Argentina's senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women's rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature's lower house months earlier. The vote, with 38 against, 31 in favor and two abstentions, capped ...

Battle lines drawn in Senate over Trump's looming Supreme Court pick

World / Politics Jun 29, 2018

Battle lines drawn in Senate over Trump's looming Supreme Court pick

The battle over President Donald Trump's choice to fill a coming Supreme Court vacancy, an appointment with far-reaching consequences for American society, kicked off in the Senate Thursday as Democrats vowed against the odds to fight any Republican nominee. Justice Anthony Kennedy's announced departure at ...