17 February 2017, 05:28 | Winifred Adams
State Sen. Kirk Watson of Austin led the Democratic charge against three abortion-related bills during a Capitol hearing Wednesday
Ashrawi to White House: Perpetual occupation would only generate greater violence
The new US president sees the decades-old plan for a Palestinian state existing peacefully beside a Jewish state as an unmet goal. Whether because of imprecision or inexperience, Trump put into play a concept - one state - without defining what he meant.
New Zealand: Fires In Christchurch Destroys Homes, Hundreds Evacuated
The Christchurch City Council said police had ordered the evacuation of 400 homes while many others nearby were choosing to leave. Two separate blazes that had been burning for days converged into a single fire-front near Christchurch late Wednesday.
Andrew Puzder withdraws from consideration as labor chief
Bush appointed him to all three positions. "And yesterday, Sen. She said she was encouraged by Puzder's withdrawal. Acosta acknowledged that "mistakes" were made.
Fillon's 'fake work' probe looks set to foil Elysee bid
Second-round polling scenarios show either M Macron or M Fillon would win the two-person run-off on May 7 against Mlle Le Pen. Mr Fillon was due back on the campaign trail yesterday evening with a rally planned north of Paris.