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Newscraving Desk: Srinagar, An alert has been sounded in Poonch’s Mendhar sub-division after a suspicious drone like object was spotted over villages near Line of Control in the area on Friday. The suspected object with blinking lights was seen flying over villages including Souian, Lanjiote, Dhargaloon and others in the area located in the vicinity of Line of Control. “That many villagers claimed to have seen this object after which an alert has been sounded and forces have stepped up security in the area and searches are also going on,” the official said. “Possibility of this drone being use...

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The 1864 Arizona law that was reinstated by a judge’s ruling on Friday bans all abortions except to save the life of the mother. Described in most reports as a law passed during the time Arizona was a territory, before it achieved statehood in 1912, one important fact has been omitted both from the judge’s decision and from the press reports on the draconian abortion ban: Arizona was a territory in 1864 all right, but it wasn’t a territory of the United States. The territorial legislature that passed the abortion ban did so on behalf of the Confederate States of America, into which Arizona was accepted when Jefferson Davis signed “An Act to Organize the Territory of Arizona” on January 18, 1862.

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Immigrants crossing from Mexico into the United States

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America needs more immigrants, but we seem determined to shoot ourselves in the foot. Before addressing that self-sabotage, permit a small digression.

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