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22 May 19
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said at his CNN town hall that he would impose a litmus test on abortion for judicial nominees. | John Locher/AP Photo 2020 elections Lagging in the polls, the Texan delivers a strong performance onstage in Iowa. By DAVID SIDERS 05/22/2019 12:25 AM EDT Updated 05/22/2019 12:43 AM EDT 2019-05-22T12:43-0400 […]

22 May 19
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Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month’s election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said. Protests on Tuesday by supporters of Widodo’s challenger for the presidency, former general Prabowo Subianto, started peacefully but turned violent in […]

22 May 19
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Kawhi Leonard looked for much of the night like he was running in mud. He limped badly after a big dunk. Two days after playing the longest game of his career, the Raptors superstar was hurting on Tuesday. But the Raptors didn’t need a superhuman effort from Leonard. They got big performances from everyone else. […]

22 May 19
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Three leading Saudi Arabian scholars being held by Riyadh on multiple charges of “terrorism” will be sentenced to death, according to a report. Citing two government sources and one of the men’s relatives, Middle East Eye on Tuesday reported the three individuals – Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari – will be convicted and executed after the Muslim […]

22 May 19
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Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with family connections and history in the coming-of-age account of three sisters. Alharthi’s book beat five other shortlisted novels from Europe and South America to take the prize, which celebrates translated fiction from around the world and included […]

22 May 19
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The remains of Niki Lauda’s Ferrari after a horrific accident during the German Grand Prix in 1976 Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda produced the “most courageous act of any sportsman” in returning to racing so soon after a horrific crash, says former team-mate John Watson. Austrian Lauda, who won the drivers championship in […]

22 May 19
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Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee confirmed that Democrats remain open to both public and private testimony with special counsel Robert Mueller. | Alex Wong/Getty Images House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation, […]

22 May 19
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The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its “outrageous” seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of the vessel. The Wise Honest, North Korea’s second largest cargo ship, was first detained […]

22 May 19
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The court case of a former bar server charged after four teen hockey players were involved in a deadly single-vehicle crash two years ago is dividing the traditionally tight-knit community of Renfrew, Ont., with locals taking sides in the potentially “precedent-setting” case. Ann Senack, 62, of Greater Madawaska Township was charged in March with two counts of […]

21 May 19
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff got another counteroffer from the Justice Department in response to a request for the full Mueller report. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The Justice Department on Tuesday reiterated its counteroffer to the House Intelligence Committee to view an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a last-ditch […]

21 May 19
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The White House is sure to attempt to prevent Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson from complying with the House Judiciary Committee’s requests. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images congress By KYLE CHENEY 05/21/2019 04:00 PM EDT Updated 05/21/2019 04:19 PM EDT 2019-05-21T04:19-0400 House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president’s former adviser and confidant, […]