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As tensions rise, Taiwan says China military drills appear to simulate attack

Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei that infuriated Beijing. Taiwan’s armed forces issued an alert, dispatched air and naval patrols around the …

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China halts military, climate talks with US after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China says it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the US on issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Beijing also imposed sanctions on her. The measures announced Friday are the latest in a promised series of …

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China halts military, climate talks with US after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China says it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the US on issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Beijing also imposed sanctions on her. The measures announced Friday are the latest in a promised series of …

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Clay Higgins Plants ‘Seeds of Violence’ at Hearing on Assault Weapons as Victims Tell Their Stories

The self-styled Cajun John Wayne was at it again on Wednesday, only now he was not a cop who resigned from a Louisiana police department while facing disciplinary charges for lying about roughing somebody up. And Clay Higgins’ tough talk was no longer aimed at fugitive felons, as when he made viral crimestopper videos at …

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House passes Right to Contraception Act, a bill to protect access to birth control

Washington — The House on Thursday passed legislation that would protect access to birth control, the latest move in a broader effort by Democrats to enshrine into federal law rights they fear could come under threat by the Supreme Court following its decision to wipe away the constitutional right to an abortion. The vote was …

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House votes on same-sex marriage bill after Supreme Court Roe ruling

The House plans to vote Tuesday on legislation to codify same-sex marriage nationwide and strengthen other marriage-equality protections, in a direct reaction to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that overturned longstanding federal abortion rights. The Respect for Marriage Act would establish that a marriage is considered valid under federal law if it was legal in …

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