12 22 2014
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After Criticism, Cain Clarifies His Abortion Views

Said he believes life begins at conception but that it's not government's role to make decision

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain clarified his position on abortion Thursday, a day after saying he opposed the procedure but didn't believe the government or other people should have a role in the decision to terminate a pregnancy.

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Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed by High Court

Justice had allowed Philip Morris and other companies delay payments to anti-smoking program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking.

Read more: Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed by High Court

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