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This affable and controversial woman is firing up anti-Islamic sentiment in the U.S.

You may not have heard of her until now, but Brigitte Gabriel is one of the most influential voices in what some view as America’s burgeoning anti-Islam lobby. 383 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Trump's late-term abortion comments condemned by doctors as untrue and 'absurd'

When Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested during Wednesday night’s debate that current abortion law allows one to “rip the baby out of the womb in the ninth month, on the final day,” doctors were shocked — and dismayed. 290 more words

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Buhari nominates 46 as ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of 46 nominees as non-career ambassadors from 35 states to the Senate for confirmation. A letter addressed to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, which was read on the floor of the upper chamber yesterday revealed that former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Olorunimbe Mamora, former Plateau State Deputy Governor Pauline Tallen and erstwhile Deputy Governor Mohammed Ibeto of Niger State are among the nominees. 34 more words

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Megyn Kelly grills DNC interim chair Donna Brazile over allegations that she helped leak debate question

In a heated interview with Fox News host Megyn Kelly late Wednesday, Democratic National Committee interim chair Donna Brazile faced allegations that she leaked a debate question before a town hall event between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. 398 more words

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Trump insult late in debate inspires hilarious 'Nasty Woman' fragrance ad

One of the most memorable moments of the final presidential debate Wednesday night came late in the match, when Trump, as Clinton took a swipe at him while answering a question about Social Security, interjected, saying, Clinton is “such a nasty woman.” The moment immediately made waves on social media and, by early this morning, Vox senior correspondent and producer… 148 more words

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Vogue magazine endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Another day, another endorsement for Hillary Clinton from a major publication. Vogue magazine announced on Tuesday it is backing the Democratic presidential nominee in what turns out to be another first, … 270 more words

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A look at some of the women, besides Elizabeth Warren, the Clinton campaign considered for Hillary's running mate

Many political observers hoped that 2016 would be the year that not only would the U.S. elect its first woman president, but that the winning ticket would feature a woman running mate as well. 270 more words

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