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Sunday June 16th, 2019 night edition

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Terry Gensemer gestures toward a new clinic being constructed by Planned Parenthood in Birmingham, Ala., on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

The organization is working on the project despite a new state law that virtually bans abortion in Alabama.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building the stage for another possible fight over abortion in Alabama: a large women’s clinic that’s under construction despite the state’s passage of a near-total ban on abortions.

Construction began in January and is continuing despite the Republican-controlled Legislature’s passage of a law that would outlaw abortion in the state unless the mother’s life is in peril.

Groups including Planned Parenthood have sued to block the law, which supporters hope will become the vehicle that a conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court uses to gut the 1972 Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

It would replace the current Planned Parenthood clinic in Birmingham, where opponents say abortions haven’t been performed regularly since 2017.

Luttrell said Planned Parenthood hopes courts block the new law by the time the new clinic is ready to open. »

It’s not sexist to call for smaller pitches and goals for women

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There is one obvious reason why women play on the size of pitches and goals that we see now.

Sukanya Chor Charoenying, the Thailand goalkeeper, is 5ft 5in and was beaten 13 times Cathrin Mueller/Getty Images.

I’m no expert on that particular sport but I imagine someone felt that with smaller hands, and less…. »

Nintendo Confirms New Details About Multiplayer in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Aya Kyogoku and Hisashi Nogami of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons development team revealed a few more details about how couch co-op and online multiplayer will work in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in an interview with IGN at E3.

As far as voice chat goes, Kyogoku said the Nintendo Switch Online app should be compatible for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch Screenshots 10+ IMAGES Fullscreen Image Artboard 3 Copy Artboard 3 ESC 01 OF 26 01 OF 26 Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch Screenshots Download Image Captions ESC. »

Hong Kong braces for huge rally after leader climbdown

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Critics fear the extradition law will tangle people up in China's notoriously opaque courts.

Hong Kong is bracing for another mass rally Sunday as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over a controversial extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader.

Protest leaders have called for police to drop charges against anyone arrested for rioting and other offences linked to Wednesday's clashes. »