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Chile Floods: Millions Without Water in Capital Santiago

Last edited 27th February 2017

Rainstorms and landslides in Chile have contaminated a major river forcing the authorities to cut off drinking water to at least four million people in the capital, Santiago.

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Trump Withdraws Transgender Bathroom Regulation

Last edited 23rd February 2017

On Wednesday night, the Trump administration withdrew an Obama-era guidance that had directed schools to allow students to use the bathroom or locker room of the gender they currently identify with, not the facilities of their birth or biological sex.

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Pakistan: IS Attack on Sufi Shrine in Sindh Kills Dozens

Last edited 16th February 2017

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say.

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Russia Denies Breaking Treaty After Alleged Missile Deployment

Last edited 15th February 2017

Russia has denied violating a Cold War-era missiles treaty, following accusations by officials in US President Donald Trump's administration.

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Vatican Defends China's Invite to Organ Trafficking Summit

Last edited 7th February 2017

The Vatican has defended its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite its record of using executed inmates as organ donors.

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US Bishops: Trump's Refugee Order Will Only Harm Victims of War, Terror

Last edited 31st January 2017

Catholic bishops and relief leaders were among the critics of President Donald Trump’s order to implement stricter vetting on refugees and lower the cap for the number of refugees who can enter the United States.

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Qantas Responds to Trump Immigration Freeze

Last edited 29th January 2017

Qantas will offer refunds to any passengers caught up in US President Donald Trump's immigration freeze on seven Muslim-majority nations.

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The 29 Most Lit Signs at the 2017 March for Life

Last edited 29th January 2017

On Friday January 27, well over half a million gathered in Washington to commemorate 44 years since Roe v. Wade made abortion legal nationwide. (2013 was 650,000 and regulars kept telling me this was the biggest crowd ever.)

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Pro-lifers Carve Space for Themselves at Women’s March

Last edited 23rd January 2017

Amid signs proclaiming “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Ovaries,” “#IstandWithPlannedParenthood”, and a host of other homemade posters ranging from the snarky to the explicit at the Women’s March on Washington, pro-life women staked a spot in support of women’s dignity – and against abortion.

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Gambia Crisis: Senegal Sends in Troops to Back Elected Leader

Last edited 19th January 2017

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president on Thursday after winning last month's election.

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