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Ted Cruz praises pro-life advocate famed for believing abortion providers should be executed

In a press release on November 19th, U.S. senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced that he’d received the endorsement of Troy Newman, the president of pro-life group Operation Rescue. 183 more words

Politics And Government

Hillary Clinton pledges to no longer use term “illegal immigrant”

On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton responded to criticism from immigration activists by pledging she would no longer use the term “illegal immigrant.” Clinton was asked about her use of the term by Jose Antonio Vargas during a Q&A session on Facebook held by Telemundo. 169 more words

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Refugees? Paris? Wait, what?

What’s the difference between these two sentences?

Sentence “A”: “You terrorist, you don’t belong here.”

Sentence “B”: “You might be a terrorist, you don’t belong here.” 744 more words

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Pakistani senator Sherry Rehman on the "tumultuous relationship" between her nation and India

Tina Brown introduced Sherry Rehman as one of the most powerful and brave advocates of a more moderate and liberal Pakistan and it was without a smidgen of irony that the woman herself declared she hopes to die the way she has lived ­ “with her most comfortable pumps on.” 1,350 more words

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Smriti Zubin Irani: "Dissent is the essence of democracy"

India’s most significant step forward in the education of girls was the construction of 463,000 toilets in schools across the country during the past year, India’s Human Resources Development Minister, Smriti Zubin Irani, told Tina Brown today. 888 more words

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Sen. Claire McCaskill: Calling men out, embracing fellow female senators

Consider this an appreciation post for one of the twenty women in the United States Senate, of whom we just can’t get enough. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill is known for her smarts, leadership skills and ceiling-shattering career (she was the first woman to serve as prosecutor in her Missouri county, and the first elected in her own right to the Senate in state history) but she also has comedy chops, too. 257 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Woman suicide bomber blows herself up during terror raid in France

Authorities in France executed an overnight raid of an apartment in Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris, in the hunt for the mastermind of Friday’s attacks in Paris that left more than 130 dead and hundreds more injured. 192 more words

Human And Civil Rights