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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016




Indiana court tosses woman’s feticide conviction

The Indiana Court of Appeals overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing her premature infant by taking abortion-inducing drugs, saying Friday the state’s law wasn’t intended to be used “to prosecute women for their own abortions.”

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Philadelphia readies for DNC after quiet Cleveland protests

As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation’s fifth largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area.

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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Memo details allegations against ex-archbishop of St. Paul

Lawyers investigating a Minnesota archbishop in 2014 found compelling and credible allegations from nearly a dozen people that he engaged in sexual misconduct and harassment, then retaliated when his advances were rejected, according to an internal church document made public this week.

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Israel renews ties with largely Muslim nation Guinea

Israel said Wednesday it has renewed diplomatic ties with the largely Muslim African country of Guinea, the latest step in Israel’s courtship of the continent, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected another nation to soon follow suit.

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Census shows proportion of Myanmar Muslims unchanged

YANGON, Myanmar – The proportion of Muslims in overwhelmingly Buddhist Myanmar has not increased in three decades, contrary to the fears of strident Buddhist nationalists. The government’s release Thursday of the religion data from the 2014 census showed 87.9 percent ...

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Blogs


36 members abandon 3% Idaho

Thirty-six members of 3% of Idaho, many in leadership positions, announced their resignations Tuesday evening after they said $2,901 in donations earmarked for four Idaho men accused in the 2014 ...



Eek! Why does that deer have warts?

WILDLIFE -- Skin "warts" on deer are alarming to see, but they don't affect the table quality of the meat, experts say. "Idaho Fish and Game receives calls each year ...




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