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Environmental advocates estimate that New Yorkers use about 23 billion plastic bags each year, according to The Associated Press, but Gov. Andrew...

Taiwan becomes the first asian country to approve same-sex marriage

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Joe Biden campaign is setting up his campaign headquarters in Philadelphia

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape...

European tourists quarantined in Mongolia after two die of bubonic plague

Tourists and residents in the Mongolian city of Ulgii have been stranded for almost a week by a quarantine put in place...

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Erdogan defends Istanbul election re-run amid protests

Istanbul's mayoral election was affected by "organised crime and serious corruption", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. Mr Erdogan...

A new Pentagon report: military sexual assaults rise by 44% among...

Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report...

India evacuates over 1 million as Powerful Cyclone Fani makes landfall

A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and “extensively” damaging the tourist town of Puri,...

Elizabeth Warren college plan solves a long running progressive problem

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