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Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As Unconstitutional

Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As UnconstitutionalA federal judge has struck down Texas restrictions on a common second-trimester abortion procedure, ruling that the law blocks a woman’s constitutionally guaranteed right to an abortion.



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Israel to ease holiday restrictions for Palestinians

Israel to ease holiday restrictions for PalestiniansIsrael on Friday decided to ease restrictions on Palestinians entering during the Jewish Sukkot holiday, which began Wednesday, the army said. On Tuesday, the army said crossings from the West Bank and Gaza into Israel would be closed to Palestinians for 11 days until midnight on October 14. The decision applies to Palestinians working in agriculture and hospitals, according to media reports.



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NRA comes out in favor of restrictions on bump stocks

NRA comes out in favor of restrictions on bump stocksThe White House and National Rifle Association both came out in favor of reviewing regulations of bump fire stocks, the device that contributed to the deaths of 58 people in the Las Vegas mass shooting Sunday night.



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Judge Blocks Arkansas From Enforcing 4 Abortion Restrictions

Judge Blocks Arkansas From Enforcing 4 Abortion RestrictionsThree were set to take effect Tuesday



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The Latest: Abortion restrictions in health bill questioned

The Latest: Abortion restrictions in health bill questionedWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican attempts to overhaul the nation's health care laws (all times local):



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EU Promises Trade War If Trump Imposes Steel Restrictions

EU Promises Trade War If Trump Imposes Steel RestrictionsIf President Donald Trump wants a war over steel, the Europeans are primed to give it to him.



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Donald Trump Jr leads campaign to overturn restrictions on gun silencers despite mass shooting fears

Donald Trump Jr leads campaign to overturn restrictions on gun silencers despite mass shooting fearsDonald Trump’s eldest son is spearheading a campaign to overturn restrictions on gun silencers – legislation gun safety activists say has existed for decades for reasons of public security. The country’s largest gun rights lobbying group, the National Rifle Association (NRA), is backing legislation that would make it easier for people to buy silencers, or suppressors. Restrictions on their sale were first introduced during the administration of Franklin D Roosevelt, and advocates say the sound of a gun being fired acts as a loud, obvious safety signal for people to take cover, run the way other way or simply be alert.



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White House restrictions on media trigger outcry

White House restrictions on media trigger outcryOn the campaign trail and in office, Donald Trump has made attacking the press one of his political trademarks. The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Politico — a string of major US media were denied access Friday to the daily White House briefing, while smaller outlets that have provided favorable coverage of the Trump administration, such as Breitbart and One America News, received a green light to attend. For once, the event was not held on-camera in the main White House briefing room, but instead in the office of the president’s spokesman Sean Spicer — and for a select group of handpicked media.



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Ohio officials grapple with Planned Parenthood restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio law that strips government funding from Planned Parenthood is forcing health officials in some cities and counties to scramble to find replacement providers to perform cancer screenings, promote teen pregnancy prevention and provide prenatal care to women, along with other services.
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Russian lawmakers to debate abortion restrictions

A pregnant woman and her child pass by a banner with an echography of a fetus during a rally against abortion in Moscow on May 30, 2010The measure, the latest in Russia's conservative drive and embracing of church values, would allow abortions to be covered by state healthcare only if the pregnancy threatened a woman's life, according to one of the authors of the bill, Yelena Mizulina. "An abortion is not a medical or health-improving procedure and is not a strict necessity," she said. Russia is known to have an extremely high abortion rate as it was one of the few methods of birth control in the Soviet era, peaking in the 1960s.



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