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Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission Wednesday fined a group of pay TV service providers 5 million naira each over a BBC report that it said “glorified the activities of bandits and undermines national security in Nigeria.” The National Broadcasting Commission fined the service providers over their carriage of the BBC documentary “Bandits Warlords of Zamfara,” which [...]

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a law expanding the state’s vote-by-mail measures, finding the law does not violate the state constitution. The case was originally brought by state Republican representatives who voted in favor of the law back in 2019. At the center of the case is a 2019 law known as Act 77, which [...]

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A US federal judge has granted a request by prosecutors to dismiss wire fraud charges against former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan. Judge James Donato signed the dismissal, and the case is in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division. A federal grand jury charged Sullivan for his [...]

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will reconsider its role in the five-point peace plan with Myanmar if its military junta continues to execute prisoners, ASEAN chair Hun Sen of Cambodia said Wednesday at the opening of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting in Phnom Penh. This announcement comes in the wake of the military [...]

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US President Joe Biden Wednesday signed an executive order protecting the right of American women to travel across state lines for abortion care and directing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect abortion and reproductive healthcare access. Biden signed the order in a video call to the first meeting of the Interagency [...]

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Environmental groups Earthjustice and the Center for Biological Diversity Tuesday criticized the fossil-fuel concessions made in a deal among Senate Democrats in efforts to pass their proposed spending bill, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The groups highlight a portion of the Inflation Reduction Act that streamlines the approval of fossil fuel projects. The provision [...]

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Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt announced Wednesday that his party would support the Labour government’s Climate Change Bill 2022 after extensive negotiations. The Greens have been pushing for a more comprehensive climate change approach that would include the preventing the government from opening new coal and gas projects. The Climate Change Bill 2022, in its current [...]

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The US Senate Tuesday passed a bill that expands healthcare for veterans by a vote of 86-11 despite facing unexpected challenges last week. The bill, referred to as Honoring our PACT Act of 2022, was initially passed but had to be put on hold when the House addressed an error in the bill. The bill [...]

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Vladimir Mau, a former ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was released from house arrest Wednesday while he awaits the outcome of two fraud charges. Mau is a well-known economist who has previously spoken in support of Putin, including arguing for the invasion of Ukraine. The fraud charges are related to his time as the [...]

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Kansas voters Tuesday rejected a proposed constitutional amendment which would have removed abortion protections from the Kansas state constitution. The Kansas Secretary of State unofficially reported that 59 percent of voters rejected the amendment while 41 percent would have adopted it. Anti-abortion advocates hoped to amend the state constitution to stipulate that “the constitution of the state [...]

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