Pro-life Sidewalk Counselors: ‘Their Mere Existence is a Crime Against Women’

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK— A New York abortion provider said of pro-life activists in a courtroom Thursday, “their mere existence is a crime against women.” Testifying in a case that could silence pro-life sidewalk counselors, Merle Hoffman also called those counselors “American Taliban.” Hoffman, the CEO of Choices Women’s Medical Clinic in Jamaica, New York, has written in the past, “The ...

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Chelsea 4-0 Hull City – BBC Sport

Willian scores Chelsea opener against Hull in the FA Cup fifth round Olivier Giroud scored his first Chelsea goal and assisted two for Willian as they brushed aside Championship strugglers Hull City to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals. Willian was fantastic throughout and scored the opener with a curling effort from outside the box. Pedro scored the second when he ...

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U.S. seeks to block AT&T from citing Trump statements in arguments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday moved to prevent AT&T Inc (T.N) from arguing that politics played a role in the federal government’s decision to stop its merger with Time Warner Inc (T.N), a deal that President Donald Trump had publicly criticized. “There was no selective enforcement,” Justice Department lawyer Craig Conrath said at a court ...

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Exclusive: Haiti president says many aid organizations hid misconduct

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s president said on Friday that sexual misconduct by staff of British charity Oxfam was only the tip of an “iceberg” and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organizations which came to the country after its 2010 earthquake. “The Oxfam case is the visible part of the iceberg,” President Jovenel Moise said in ...

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Ben Carson on School Shootings: ‘We Know How to Protect Everybody Else – Why Can’t We Protect Kids?’ 

WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says America must do a better job of protecting her children. Secretary Carson says the nation needs “immediate solutions” to keep another tragic school shooting from happening. “Right now, we need to protect the kids – how do we protect them? We know how to protect everybody else; why can’t we protect ...

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Leicester City 1-0 Sheffield United

Jamie Vardy started his career at Sheffield Wednesday Jamie Vardy scored the only goal as Leicester reached the FA Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought win over Sheffield United. The England striker headed home a cross from midfielder Riyad Mahrez, who was back in the side after missing 10 days of training when a proposed move to Manchester City collapsed. Leicester ...

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S&P 500 caps off strongest week in five years

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended marginally higher on Friday and closed out its fastest-climbing week since 2013, although it surrendered most of its earlier gain for the day after a U.S. grand jury indicted several Russians for meddling in the 2016 presidential election. U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said a U.S. federal grand jury indicted 13 ...

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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM’s resignation

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia announced a state of emergency on Friday, the day after the prime minister’s resignation, as pressure mounted on the country’s ruling coalition. The coalition decided emergency rule was “vital to safeguarding the constitutional order”, state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said. The announcement gave no further details but the defense minister was expected to hold a news ...

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