Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court Thursday arguing that states have the authority to deny abortion clinics the label of Medicaid providers. Hill the attorneys general from 18 other states are asking the Supreme Court to clarify whether Planned Parenthood has the right to sue states when they [...]

READ MORE

Turkey’s parliament passed legislation Thursday allowing its sovereign wealth fund to assist companies in distress. The legislation will help the country survive the impact of COVID-19 by allowing the Turkiye Wealth Fund to send money in firms considered to be of strategic importance. The government will prevent excessive price increases by companies within the country. [...]

READ MORE
stempow / Pixabay

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly sued her state’s legislative council Thursday due to their revocation of an executive order limiting church gatherings. Kelly urged the judges to restore her executive order from Tuesday. The main portion of her legal argument rests on the unconstitutionality of the revocation. “The Kansas Constitution, Article 2, however, mandates that statutes only [...]

READ MORE
© WikiMedia (Pinakpani)

The Supreme Court of India ruled Wednesday that citizens must be given access to free COVID-19 testing, sparking concern from many experts. Many business leaders and health experts state that by placing a high financial burden on private medical firms, India could actually see a reduction in its COVID-19 testing. Small businesses currently do not [...]

READ MORE

The US House Oversight Committee asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Wednesday to ban the distribution of e-cigarettes due to the potential impact on the spread of COVID-19. The letter was signed by Raja Krishnamoorthi, Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy. The House Committee had previously contacted the FDA in the summer of [...]

READ MORE

Amnesty International on Wednesday reported evidence of two civilian deaths in Somalia from a US airstrike in February. The report details casualties from two separate airstrike attacks. On February 2, a family in the town of Jilib was eating dinner when a warhead struck their home. The report stated that, “Nurto Kusow Omar Abukar, an [...]

READ MORE
© WikiMedia (Kristina Hoeppner)

The man who opened fire and killed dozens of New Zealand worshipers last March, pleaded guilty to all 51 charges of murder Thursday. New Zealand’s worst mass shooting took place on March 15 of last year, when Australian man Brendon Tarrant opened fire on two Christchurch mosques with an automatic weapon, killing 51 people. Tarrant [...]

READ MORE

US President Donald Trump took official measures Friday to prevent further outbreak of COVID-19 by restricting the southern border of the US. Trump said that the US and Mexico have agreed to temporarily restrict nonessential travel across their shared border in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These restrictions, which will begin on [...]

READ MORE