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Wife Of Slain NYPD Cop Gives Birth 3 Years Later

Wife Of Slain NYPD Cop Gives Birth 3 Years Later

Liu and his partner in New York Police Rafael Ramos were sitting in their police auto in Brooklyn in December 2014 when their assassin Ismaaiyl Brinsley approached the vehicle and shot them. She told Newsday that the family plans to take the baby to visit Liu's grave when she's a month old. Chen said she looks forward to telling her daughter about her hero father.


Senate vote starts process to take coverage from millions

Senate vote starts process to take coverage from millions

Senate aides say the provisions are likely to be rewritten to meet the parliamentary rules. A public option would offer government-run insurance as an alternative to private-sector plans. Progressives hope Saturday's "Our Lives on the Line" protests - initially set for the first day of lawmakers' summer recess, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delayed the start of that recess - will demonstrate the strength of their opposition at a key moment, with the Senate potentially still ...


Israel removes holy site metal detectors, but boycott maintained

Israel removes holy site metal detectors, but boycott maintained

Palestinians view the move as Israel asserting further control. Israel refused to remove the detectors, claiming the security measures were similar to procedures taken at other holy sites around the world. Abbas stressed on Tuesday he would maintain a freeze on security coordination with Israel - an unprecedented step imposed in the wake of the placement of the metal detectors - "unless all measures go back to what they were before" the July 14 attack .


Brownback resigns for Trump post focused on religious freedom

Brownback resigns for Trump post focused on religious freedom

The Republican governor has led Kansas since 2011. Each year, the office releases its report on worldwide religious freedom, defines which countries are " countries of particular concern " under the global Religious Freedom Act of 1998, meets with foreign government officials as well as religious and human rights groups, performs outreach to American religious communities and more.