The EU’s ban on Kremlin-backed media outlets, Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik (plus any subsidiaries), is expected to cover online platforms and apps as well as traditional broadcast channels, TechCrunch has confirmed. The “unprecedented” sanction was announced yesterday as the
Zaira Wasim opened up on the ongoing hijab row in Karnataka schools. On Saturday, the actor took to Facebook and criticized the ban imposed on hijab in Karnataka schools and also called it unjust. In her Facebook post, Zaira wrote,
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Wednesday she wants to extend proposals to ban stock trading among members of Congress to all state lawmakers, building on growing momentum in Washington to rein in the financial dealings of elected officials. “Public officials
The EDPS said on Tuesday use of Pegasus might lead to an “unprecedented level of intrusiveness, able to interfere with the most intimate aspects of our daily lives.” Israel has come under global pressure over allegations that Pegasus has been
She also called for stricter penalties on lawmakers who flout existing rules on reporting stock ownership and trading under a 2012 law called the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. “What we’re trying to build is consensus,” she said.
The chief justice asked, for instance, whether the state would pay for tuition at a religious school whose doctrine calls for public service and that “does look just like a public school, but it’s owned by religion.” Mr. Taub said
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in an illustration released by the CDC in Atlanta, Ga., January 29, 2020. (Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via Reuters) Amid the discovery of the new highly infectious “Omicron” variant of the coronavirus, the
A new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa appears to be rapidly mutating and spreading among younger patients, officials announced on Thursday. The new variant — dubbed B.1.1.529 by scientists — has been detected in South Africa, Botswana and in
Sitting inside a London boardroom, Zelda Perkins could almost hear the attorneys’ sighs of relief when she signed the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) stating she would never talk about the horrors she had seen at the hands of her boss, Harvey
Gov. Greg Abbott (R., Texas) visits the U.S.-Mexico border with Former President Trump in Pharr, Texas, June 30, 2021. (Callaghan O’Hare/Reuters) A federal judge blocked Texas Governor Greg Abbott‘s ban on mask mandates in public schools in a Wednesday ruling.
The law, which passed Philadelphia’s city council last month by a 14-2 vote and has the support of the city’s police department, designates seven low-level violations for which traffic stops are prohibited, including bumper issues, minor obstructions, broken lights and
Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing. (pabradyphoto/Getty Images) Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives passed a bill to ban K–12 schools from teaching “race or gender stereotyping” in a special session on Tuesday. The bill passed 55–0 in the Republican-controlled
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks in McLean, Va., July 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin said Saturday that he will ban critical race theory from schools on his first day in office if he is elected
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the annual National Rifle Association convention in Dallas, Texas, May 4, 2018. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson) After previously issuing an executive order prohibiting state agencies from requiring employees to get vaccinated, Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott
Texas’ restrictive abortion law is again in effect — for now — after a Friday order. It’s the latest twist in a dizzying legal saga that advocates say is having “devastating effects” on providers and patients in the state. Nearly all abortions were