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Court rules Notre Dame can't cut off students' birth control

A federal appeals court held that the Supreme Court’s decision limiting access to birth control in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby does not permit the University of Notre Dame to shut down their health plans that help the school’s students pay for contraceptive coverage — or, at least, the court held that Notre Dame cannot obtain a court order permitting them to do so right now.

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Religion

MoUD Observations

Following is a set of observations made by the Ministry of Urban Development, GOI on 22 Jan 2007.And they came in response to a presentation made by the MMRDA. 70 more words

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Rajapaksas’ USD 18 bn fortune

As published in The Island
By the Economic Observer

At the time President Rajapaksa took government at the end of 2005, country’s external debt was US$ 9,568 billion. 687 more words

Sri Lanka

Colorado Republican says government is cooperating with demonic spirits

Republican Colorado state Rep. Gordon James Klingenschmitt accused the U.S. government of cooperating with demonic spirits this week after the Supreme Court refused to overturn a ban on so-called “cures” for homosexuality…

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Politics

Jayalalithaa: Delay in filing appeal may have weakened plea for stay on HC order

The delay in filing an appeal before the Supreme Court may have helped J Jayalalithaa a considerable amount.

If the appeal is filed after she takes over as the Chief Minister of the state, the ground of the Karantaka government to seek a stay on the high court verdict becomes weaker.

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Wake Up, Pakistan

The Report of The Century Foundation International Working Group on Pakistan

The time is long past for Pakistan to wake up to its present predicament and begin a serious reassessment of the fundamental policy challenges it faces. 102 more words

Pakistan

San Francisco coppers can't be sued for shooting unarmed woman

The Supreme Court says police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco.

The justices ruled that police did not violate the rights of Teresa Sheehan when they forced their way into her room at a group home and shot her five times after she came at them with a knife.

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Crime