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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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Justin Udo
June 11, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Banning books is nothing new, but a recent study shows one genre is targeted more than others. LGBTQ books make up more than half of the 11 most banned books in the United States, according to the American Library Association. "I think it's a type of bigotry and...
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The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions.
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May 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions. Alabama's near-total ban -- the most restrictive...
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New York might make it illegal to text while walking.
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May 20, 2019 - 4:15 pm
By Augusta Anthony, CNN (CNN) - - Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're looking at your phone. Now, it could become illegal to do so. A bill in the New York State Senate seeks to ban...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.
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May 15, 2019 - 6:30 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) - - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. "Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania House has, for a second time, passed a bill that would ban abortions performed on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis. Supporters, including Republican Bryan Cutler, the House majority leader, argued that the bill banning Down syndrome abortions...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Kim Glovas
May 10, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swarthmore College has announced that fraternities and sororities will no longer exist at the college. The announcement came Friday from College president Valerie Smith, after weeks of controversy surrounding two fraternities, Delta Upsilon and Phi Psi. The two frats...
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Day announced a state of emergency that bars minors who were not vaccinated against measles from public spaces in Rockland County.
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March 26, 2019 - 8:57 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. "...
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Mourners gather before a service of a victim from last week's mosque shooting for a burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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March 20, 2019 - 10:54 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on the mosque attacks in New Zealand (all times local): 3 p.m. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning sales of military style semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks...
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An Iranian woman walks her dogs in Tehran's wealthy Elahiyeh district in 2013.
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January 30, 2019 - 9:40 pm
By Shirzad Bozormehr and Eliza Mackintosh, CNN (CNN) -- Dog-walking has reportedly been banned from public places in Iran's capital. "Certain people who bring their dogs to public places cause panic and anxiety among the public," Tehran's chief of police Hossein Rahimi told state news agency Young...
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