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Amid protests, Portugal lawmakers weigh allowing euthanasia

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's parliament debated Thursday whether to allow euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill people, with lawmakers expected to vote to...

US sanctions Iran clerics for vetoing election candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on Iran by slapping sanctions on top members of a powerful clerical body...

Full transcript: Ninth Democratic debate in Las Vegas

The full transcript of the ninth Democratic primary debate, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. Transcript provided by ASC Services on behalf of...

Who won the Democratic debate in Las Vegas?

LAS VEGAS — Mike Bloomberg became a piñata, and Elizabeth Warren resurrected her feisty side.The Democratic candidates formed a circular firing squad Wednesday night,...

Pavement parking near schools could be scrapped as campaigners turn up the...

Pavement parking concerns have seen a spate of grassroots campaigning from schools across the UK in a desperate bid to see pavement parking outlawed....

SoftBank-backed South Korean ride-hailer Tada gets rare win amid crackdown

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s ride-hailing service Tada, a smash hit since its launch just over a year ago, was cleared of transport law...

Bloomberg is making his debate debut. His past faceoffs may shed...

One Democratic rival took Mike Bloomberg to task over past remarks he's made about everything from domestic violence to policing. Another for funding Republican...

Trump commutes former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's sentence

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, calling the sentence “ridiculous.” Blagojevich...

Graham tells Defense Secretary Esper he could 'make your life hell'...

MUNICH — Sen. Lindsey Graham and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, uniting against a Trump administration idea to withdraw U.S. troops from part of...

Proposed ban on assault weapons rejected by Virginia lawmakers

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked...

These prosecutors want radical criminal justice change. Barr is fighting to...

Progressive prosecutors, coming off one of the biggest years in their movement's short history, are looking to 2020 with hope of winning key district...

LGBTQ Tennesseans are 'saddened,' 'disappointed' by new adoption law

In March 2018, Amber Stanton, 38, received a call from her doctor’s office that would change her life: A pregnant transgender teenager was looking...

China may delay key parliament, political panel meetings

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s parliament and its top political consultative body are both considering delaying annual meetings set for March, state media said on...

These prosecutors want radical criminal justice change. Barr is fighting to...

Progressive prosecutors, coming off one of the biggest years in their movement's short history, are looking to 2020 with hope of winning key district...

Tech after death: Researchers work on new ways to handle your...

Olson Kundig Architects came up with this concept for Recompose’s 18,500-square-foot memorial center, planned for Seattle’s Sodo district. (Olson Kundig / Recompose Illustration)It’s hard...

Ivanka Trump lauds Saudi, UAE on women's rights reforms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ivanka Trump lauded Sunday a handful of Mideast countries, including close U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and the United...

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus 'super-spreads' through church

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught...
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