Tuesday , 24 October 2017


Undocumented pregnant teen asks full appeals court to review decision on abortion

By KT iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — An undocumented pregnant teen, who is in federal custody in Texas, is continuing her fight in court for the right to leave a detention facility to have an abortion. On Sunday night, attorneys for the undocumented teen filed an emergency petition to have her case reviewed by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. …

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Trump says he's going to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Here's what that means

By KT ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — When President Trump told reporters that the opioid crisis is a “national emergency” and he would be officially declaring it as such, he raised a point experts have echoed for months. The opioid epidemic is a critical emergency on a national scale, the experts agree, but does a proper solution involve a declaration from the White …

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Trump and McCain's war of words over military service

By TJH Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and Arizona Sen. John McCain have had a publicly tense relationship for years now, but some of the most searing exchanges have come over military service. Trump fired first with a controversial comment during his presidential campaign mocking McCain’s years of imprisonment by the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Now …

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