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Explainer: Can Abortion Pills Overcome US State Bans?

June 24 (Reuters) – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling eliminating the nationwide right to abortion, which it recognized nearly 50 years ago in its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, demand for abortion pills , which can be prescribed through online telemedicine visits, is likely to rise. However, medication abortion won’t necessarily be …

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UN rights agency says findings suggest an Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces

A photo of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in an Israeli raid on Jenin, is displayed on May 11, 2022, at Al-Jazeera’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar. REUTERS/Imad Creidi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Information reviewed by the UN human rights agency suggests …

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Morocco says 18 migrants died in mass crossing to Spanish enclave

MADRID, June 24 (Reuters) – Morocco said on Friday 18 migrants were killed trying to cross the North African enclave of Melilla in Spain, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officials that also resulted in numerous injuries About 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that closed off the enclave. This led to …

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Prince Charles Expresses His Grief Over Slavery in Commonwealth Speech

Commonwealth leaders gather for Kigali . summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame speaks of ‘reinventing’ the Commonwealth Members vote for Patricia Scotland as sec-gen. to keep KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep grief over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday, acknowledging that …

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Pressure on British Prime Minister Johnson mounts after crushing election defeats

Party chairman resigns after defeats and says change is needed Conservatives lose on seat in southern interior Johnson’s Electoral Breaks in 2019 as Labor Win Wakefield Back PM caught up in scandal over lockdown parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s Conservatives lost two seats in parliament on Friday, a crushing blow to the …

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Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic everyone’s voice

Amazon’s DOT Alexa device is shown inside a house in this image, taken Oct. 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAS VEGAS, June 22 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) wants to give customers the chance to make Alexa, the company’s voice assistant, sound like their grandmother — or …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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No place for burkinis in Grenoble’s public swimming pools, French court rules

70th Cannes Film Festival – Cannes, France. 27/05/2017. Karima, dressed in a full-body burkini bathing suit, walks on a beach in Cannes after the call to support the wearing of burkinis by businessman and political activist Rachid Nekkaz. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – …

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French opposition tells ‘arrogant’ Macron: compromise to win support

Conservatives say coalition pact ‘betrayal’ President’s office says it is looking for constructive solutions Far right say “we need to be heard” PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) – French opposition leaders told President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday they would not make life easy for him as he sought a way to avoid political paralysis after the …

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