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 2 yrs | Texas Gov. Abbott ‘confident’ that Supreme Court will ultimately uphold abortion law

              Texas Governor Greg Abbott, responding to a ruling from the Supreme Court that temporarily blocked a Texas abortion law from taking effect, says he is "confident" that the country's top court will ultimately uphold the law. "Texas will continue to fight for higher-quality healthcare standards for women while protecting our most vulnerable - the unborn," he said. [full statement attached]   



 2 yrs | Donald Trump slams NBC as ‘weak and trying to be politically correct,’ stands by comments

              Donald Trump, confirming that he is no longer affiliated with NBC, slammed the network in a statement, calling them "weak" and "trying to be politically correct" for ending their relationship over controversial comments he made. [full statement attached]   

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 2 yrs | U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas abortion law to allow opponents to file petition

              The United States Supreme Court has granted a request from women's health providers to put on a hold a lower court's ruling to allow them to file a formal petition asking justices to take on the case, according to court documents. [court ruling attached]   



 2 yrs | Greek PM Tsipras says does not think creditors want to throw Greece out of eurozone, says cost would be huge - Reuters

  Greece        78 UPDATES


 2 yrs | Donald Trump stands by comments on immigration - NPR reporter

              Business magnate Donald Trump is standing by his comments on immigration and says they "happen to be correct," responding to Monday's news that NBC has ended its relationship with the business magnate, who is running for president in next year's election. Guardian U.S. reporter Zach Stafford added that Trump first learned of the news when CNN asked for his comment at a press conference in Chicago.   

  Chicago, IL        11 UPDATES


 2 yrs | U.S. State Department to release next tranche of Hillary Clinton emails on Tuesday - Reuters

              The U.S. State Department will release the next tranche of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters, according to the Reuters news agency. It was not immediately known how many emails would be released.   

  United States        29 UPDATES



 2 yrs | White House spokesman says anticipates nuclear talks with Iran will ‘extend past deadline’

              "And yes, it is the day before the deadline, and at this point I would anticipate that the negotiations will extend past the deadline," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. [full quote attached]   

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 2 yrs | Obama emphasizes need for reforms and financing to allow Greece to return to growth and debt sustainability - White House

              U.S. President Barack Obama emphasized in a call with French President Hollande for the need for all parties involved in the Greek debt crisis to develop a package of reforms and financing that would allow Greece to return to growth and debt sustainability within the eurozone, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says. "These are obviously difficult issues but the United States has been strongly encouraging all parties to pursue this goal, and that's something that we continue to do even today," he said. [full quote attached]   

  Greece        78 UPDATES


 2 yrs | Iran nuclear talks to ‘go past June 30 deadline’ - NBC

              Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers will continue past Tuesday's deadline, NBC's Andrea Mitchell is reporting. The NBC report came as the Reuters news agency cited a senior U.S. official as saying that negotiators still hope for success and that 'no one is talking about a long-term extension' to the talks.   

  Vienna, Austria        97 UPDATES


 2 yrs | 211,000 sign petition for NBC to cancel Trump shows over ‘hateful and divisive remarks’

              More than 211,000 people have signed a petition for NBC to cut its ties with business magnate Donald Trump, who announced earlier this month that he will seek the Republican nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "You did not cancel Miss USA, The Apprentice or even made reference to his hateful and divisive remarks," the petition says, referring to Trump's remarks on Mexicans, calling some of them "rapists, drug users and criminals."   

  United States        11 UPDATES


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