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Defective Birth Control in Chile Blamed for Scores of Unplanned Pregnancies

Defective Birth Control in Chile Blamed for Scores of Unplanned Pregnancies

Defective Birth Control in Chile Blamed for Scores of Unplanned Pregnancies Defective Birth Control in Chile Blamed for Scores of Unplanned Pregnancies There had to be a mistake, Melanie Riffo thought, staring in disbelief at the result of her pregnancy test: Positive. She had been taking her birth control pills without fail, Ms. Riffo said. She and her boyfriend were …

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After El Salvador Election, Bukele Is on Verge of Near-Total Control

After El Salvador Election, Bukele Is on Verge of Near-Total Control

After El Salvador Election, Bukele Is on Verge of Near-Total Control After El Salvador Election, Bukele Is on Verge of Near-Total Control MEXICO CITY — El Salvador’s populist president was poised on Monday to claim a resounding victory in the country’s legislative elections, dealing a crushing blow to establishment parties and granting the young leader, who has been accused of …

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Blood Bath at Ecuador Prisons as Drug Gangs Battle for Control

Blood Bath at Ecuador Prisons as Drug Gangs Battle for Control

Blood Bath at Ecuador Prisons as Drug Gangs Battle for Control Blood Bath at Ecuador Prisons as Drug Gangs Battle for Control QUITO, Ecuador — More than 60 inmates were killed Tuesday in the worst prison riots in Ecuador’s history, as rival gangs battled for control of the country’s growing drug trade. The violence broke out in a series of …

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Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives

Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives Venezuelan Women Lose Access to Contraception, and Control of Their Lives Not all abortions with misoprostol are this painful or risky. Doctors recommend that women take misoprostol with another drug, mifepristone, which prepares the body for the process, making the procedure easier. But mifepristone is difficult to find in …

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Control of Britney Spears’s Estate Debated at Court Hearing

Control of Britney Spears’s Estate Debated at Court Hearing

Control of Britney Spears’s Estate Debated at Court Hearing Control of Britney Spears’s Estate Debated at Court Hearing Following a week of swirling social media chatter, fan speculation and critical re-evaluation surrounding the life and music career of Britney Spears, the legal battle over her personal well-being and finances continued on Thursday in a brief, staid court hearing that focused …

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Biden Inherits Growing Risks on Nuclear Arms Control

Biden Inherits Growing Risks on Nuclear Arms Control

Biden Inherits Growing Risks on Nuclear Arms Control Biden Inherits Growing Risks on Nuclear Arms Control BRUSSELS — When Joseph R. Biden Jr. left office as vice president four years ago, anxiety about nuclear weapons was low, save for North Korea. But after four years of Donald J. Trump, President Biden has returned to a world filled with nuclear dangers. …

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The Latest: Military says it is taking control in Myanmar Control Control Aung San Suu Kyi Military Military

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The Latest: Military says it is taking control in Myanmar Control Control Aung San Suu Kyi Military Military The Latest: Military says it is taking control in Myanmar Control Control Aung San Suu Kyi Military Military The Latest on Myanmar after the military said it was taking control for one year (all times local): Myanmar military television says the military …

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After Government Falls, Italy Must Navigate Pandemic on ‘Cruise Control’

After Government Falls, Italy Must Navigate Pandemic on ‘Cruise Control’

After Government Falls, Italy Must Navigate Pandemic on ‘Cruise Control’ After Government Falls, Italy Must Navigate Pandemic on ‘Cruise Control’ ROME — The Italian prime minister resigned on Tuesday and triggered the collapse of the government. This sort of thing happens all the time in Italy. But the return to a familiar state of political instability has never happened in …

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Alden Global Bids for Control of Tribune

Alden Global Bids for Control of Tribune

Alden Global Bids for Control of Tribune Alden Global Bids for Control of Tribune Alden Global Capital, the hedge fund that has amassed a newspaper empire, said on Thursday that it is bidding for full control of Tribune Publishing, the parent of publications like The Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun. In a letter to Tribune’s board, Alden — which …

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Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges 'common sense' gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre Joe Biden pledges ‘common sense’ gun control on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre President-elect Joe Biden has renewed his calls for stronger gun control measures in the US as he marked the eighth anniversary of the killing of 20 children and six teachers and school staff during …

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