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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling raises stakes for election

Supreme Court’s abortion ruling raises stakes for election

Health
NEW YORK -- Supporters of abortion rights are elated, foes of abortion dismayed and angry, but they agree on one consequence of the Supreme Court’s first major abortion ruling since President Donald Trump took office: The upcoming election is crucial to their cause. Both sides also say Monday’s ruling is not the last word on state-level abortion restrictions. One abortion rights leader evoked the image of playing whack-a-mole as new cases surface. The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, struck down a Louisiana law seeking to require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. For both sides in the abortion debate, it was viewed as a momentous test of the court’s stance following Trump’s appointments of two conservative justices, Neil Gorsuch and B...
No more cash! 'Broke' Kardashian BEGS courts to reduce monthly payouts

No more cash! 'Broke' Kardashian BEGS courts to reduce monthly payouts

Entertainment
The Kardashian family net worth ranges from $ 900 million (£693 million) to $ 10 million (£7.7 million).While Kylie Jenner has a whopping empire with her beauty business, solo show and Keeping Up With the Kardashians, her other siblings haven't been quite so lucky.One in particular, is her older brother Rob Kardashian, who is struggling to dish out money for his daughter.He pays a whopping $ 20,000 (£15.5k) a month in child support for his two-year-old, Dream. Related Articles Paying the money to his ex girlfriend, Blac Chyna, he reportedly can't keep up with the hefty payments.According to TMZ, Rob has said he's "basically broke" and can't continue to pay.Although he agreed the cost in September 2017, Chyna's lawyer, Lisa Bloom, admitted they...
WPP courts Chinese tech giants over $2.5bn deal

WPP courts Chinese tech giants over $2.5bn deal

Business
Alibaba Group and Tencent‎ Holdings, the two biggest names in China's technology industry, are in talks to buy a stake in the $ 2.5bn (£1.9bn) Chinese operations of WPP Group. Sky News can exclusively reveal that Alibaba, Tencent and China Media Capital Holdings (CMC) are in early-stage discussions about buying roughly 20% of WPP China.Sources said the negotiations, which could take several months to conclude, were expected to value the business at between $ 2bn (£1.52bn) and $ 2.5bn.Under the deal, WPP - which is hunting a successor to Sir Martin Sorrell, the 33-year company veteran ‎who stepped down in April following an investigation into his personal conduct - would pool its Chinese agency operations into a new holding company.The consortium compris...