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May buckles: British PM to rule out no-deal Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Tuesday propose formally ruling out a no-deal Brexit in a bid to avoid a rebellion by lawmakers who are threatening to grab control of the divorce process, The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers reported.
Today Science Fiction, Tomorrow Science Fact? Artificial Wombs Could Change the Debate Over Abortion
There's a scientific breakthrough approaching that could permanently alter the abortion debate as we know it.
India launches airstrike in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir targeting 'terror camps'
Pakistan says India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a 'very large number' of militants.
U.S. says air strike killed 35 militants in Somalia
The U.S. military said on Monday that a recent airstrike in central Somalia killed 35 al Shabaab fighters.
Kushner: Trump's peace plan will focus on drawing the borders of Israel
US special envoy Jared Kushner was interviewed on Monday on Sky News in Arabic, saying that 'the American peace plan is very detailed and will focus on drawing the border and resolving the core issues.'
Islamic Jihad touts new missile that can hit Tel Aviv and beyond
The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group boasted Sunday evening that it had developed a new missile that can hit beyond Tel Aviv, threatening to turn Israeli cities into 'hell.'
Inside the United States
Dems block 'born alive' bill to provide medical care to infants who survive failed abortions
Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican bill that would have threatened prison time for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during failed abortions, leading conservatives to wonder openly whether Democrats were embracing 'infanticide' to appeal to left-wing voters.
New Republican bill would retain and retool Obamacare
A Republican congressman is taking another swing at overhauling Obamacare even as most members of the party have set their sights on reforming other areas of healthcare.
Washington to sue Trump over rule stripping Planned Parenthood funding
Washington state is set to sue the Trump administration over new rules that will cause healthcare clinics providing abortions and receiving federal family planning grants to close and that will block medical providers from telling patients where they can get an abortion.
Federal judge sides with Trump administration on 'bump stocks' ban
A federal judge gave the Trump administration the green light to ban so-called 'bump stocks,' devices which modify semi-automatic guns to fire bullets more rapidly.
Trump at risk of losing Senate vote on border funding
President Trump on Monday was at risk of losing a critical Senate vote on his national emergency declaration on the border, which could set up Trump's first presidential veto.
Pelosi: House to pass resolution canceling Trump's emergency declaration
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that the House will pass a resolution to cancel President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to secure funds for a border wall.
Four Christian Women Falsely Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that four Christian women from the Farooq-e-Azam neighborhood of Karachi, Pakistan were falsely accused of blasphemy on February 19, 2019. Following the false accusation, a mob of enraged Muslims attacked the Christian-majority neighborhood, leading to the displacement of approximately 200 Christian families.
Killing of Christians Continues in Run-up to National Elections in Nigeria
Nigerian Christians this month prayed that national elections would bring leaders who can stop Islamist attacks on them following killings by Boko Haram extremists and Muslim Fulani herdsmen.