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Providence Police investigating officer after alleged assault at abortion protest

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(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) -- Jennifer Rourke, a candidate for Rhode Island State Senate, claimed on Twitter that she was attacked at an abortion rally in Providence by her opponent in the race, police officer Jeann Lugo. The rally took place hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that provided federal protection of abortion rights, now ...

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Oslo police believe mass shooting that killed two and injured 10 was terror attack

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(OSLO, Norway) -- Two people were fatally shot and 10 were injured early Saturday in a nightclub in Oslo, Norway, in what Oslo police now suspect was a terror attack.

Authorities say the gunman, identified as a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was arrested after opening fire at three locations in downtown Oslo at approximately 1 a.m., including at...

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Supreme Court abortion ruling live updates: WH warns of ‘nightmare scenarios’

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(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in a much-anticipated ruling Friday in one of its biggest decisions this term.

The court voted 5-4, largely along party lines, to overturn Roe and 6-3, in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which involved Mississippi's ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

It appeared...

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Top companies respond to ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

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(NEW YORK) -- Major U.S. companies, including Meta and JPMorgan Chase, on Friday said they will cover travel costs for employees who seek legal abortions outside their home state after the Supreme Court released a ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.

Several corporations in recent weeks, including Amazon and Starbucks, had announced expanded health benefits to pay for...

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'Thor: Love and Thunder' baddie Christian Bale says SCOTUS ruling shows the "superpower" of voting

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Christian Bale paused a promotional interview for his upcoming role in Marvel Studios' Thor: Love and Thunder Friday afternoon to briefly address the SCOTUS ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

Bale plays Gorr the God Butcher in the upcoming film, which deals with the question of what makes a hero.

"Just in light of what happened today [with the] Supreme Court and ever...

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With Roe v. Wade overturned, medication abortions take center stage

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(WASHINGTON) -- As reactions to the Dobbs decision roll in, Congressional Democrats are outraged. But don't expect that outrage to translate to passable legislation anytime soon.

Any effort to codify a woman's right to choose would need to clear the Senate filibuster. That means 60 votes. And those votes are nowhere to be seen in the Senate.

Undoubtedly, today's S...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee is going to sign the state budget into law next week.  There's a new Republican leader in the RI House of...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed a bill granting driving privileges to illegal immigrants.  The RI Supreme Court says a police office...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Several new gun control bills have become law in Rhode Island.  A former cheerleading coach in the state who is facing charges has been suspended...

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