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Mississippi governor to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Added: 21.03.2019 14:37 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mississippi's Republican governor was due to sign one of America's strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can often occur before a woman even realizes she is pregnant.

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"Potentially historic" flooding threatens Southern states

Added: 21.03.2019 14:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

The specter of major flooding on the Mississippi River upstream from New Orleans is a more perilous situation now than in years past, some researchers believe

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Mississippi governor to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Added: 21.03.2019 14:05 | 10 views | 0 comments

Mississippi's Republican governor was due to sign one of America's strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning women from obtaining an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can often occur before a woman even realizes she is pregnant.

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| ‘Potentially historic’ flooding may deluge parts of US south, experts warn

Added: 21.03.2019 13:35 | 4 views | 0 comments


Flooding could inundate states along the lower Mississippi River after wreaking nearly $1.5bn in damage in Nebraska
Scientists are warning that historic flooding could soon deluge parts of several southern states along the lower Mississippi River, and floodwaters could persist for several weeks.
A string of small Missouri towns prepared for the next deluge along the raging Missouri River on Wednesday after flooding wreaked nearly $1.5bn in damage in Nebraska, killing at least four people and leaving another man missing.

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Supreme Court justices say they're disturbed by prosecution of Curtis Flowers

Added: 21.03.2019 12:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court is weighing the fate of Curtis Flowers, a man sitting on death row in Mississippi. He's been tried six times for quadruple murder, but has maintained his innocence throughout. The Supreme Court has been clear: you cannot remove people from juries based on race. But defense attorneys say that happened to Flowers in six different trials. The first five were overturned or ended in mistrial. Jan Crawford reports.

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Justice Thomas speaks as U.S. top court confronts racial bias in jury selection

Added: 21.03.2019 8:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder who accused a prosecutor of repeatedly blocking black potential jurors, though the court's only black member sounded skeptical.

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More Democratic 2020 Candidates Consider Abolishing The Electoral College

Added: 20.03.2019 23:49 | 18 views | 0 comments

Democratic presidential hopefuls are including more and more progressive ideas in their platforms, including the plan to scrap the electoral college, the method used to elect U.S. presidents, according to National Public Radio. Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of more than a dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, first called to eliminate the system on Monday during a CNN town hall in Jackson, Mississippi. The system was established by the U.S. Constitution and allows each state a number of "electors" based on the combined total of the state's representation in Congress. Warren was asked how she would expand access to voting and said there should be an amendment to the U.S....

Justice Thomas speaks as U.S. top court confronts racial bias in jury selection

Added: 20.03.2019 19:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared poised to side with a black Mississippi death row inmate put on trial six times for a 1996 quadruple murder who accused a prosecutor of repeatedly blocking black potential jurors, though the court's only black member sounded skeptical.

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Deadly Midwestern U.S. floods threaten to spill south as Nebraska cleans up

Added: 20.03.2019 17:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

Nebraskans struggled on Wednesday to clear the wreckage left by deadly floods that caused an estimated $1 billion in damage, while emergency officials farther south kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as the disaster threatened to spread.

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