The Intercept posted a story today about states that have passed anti-progressive abortion laws that reduce the reproductive rights of women. One story in the article is about former Indiana Governor and now Vice-President elect Mike Pence, and how he approved legislation in March of this year which states that fetuses must be buried or cremated,…[Read more]
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After the last year in sports has seen as a number of athletes kneel during the national anthem, U.S. Soccer has passed a rule stating that “all players” must stand respectfully when the anthem is played. The new law came to light when Stuart Holden, an analyst for Fox Soccer, tweeted out an image of the written rule last month.
ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, have arrested and detained nearly 700 people in their confirmed 5 day campaign across the country. Across Facebook and other social media platforms, people have been sharing ICE checkpoints that have been said to detain undocumented immigrants.
The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m children could starve to death this year.Mr O’Brien said $4.4bn (£3.6bn) was needed by July to avert disaster.” We stand at a critical point in history,” Mr O’Brien told the Security Council on Friday. “Already at the beginning of the year we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations.”
Russia’s ambassador to the UN announced that the Syrian Government has established control of eastern Aleppo. Russia has been working with Assad, the leader of the Syrian Government, to fight against the rebelling forces. The ambassador stated that since control has been regained,
US federal agencies have launched a criminal investigation into the public release of documents said to detail CIA hacking tools, US officials say. They told US media that the FBI and CIA were co-ordinating the inquiry after Wikileaks published thousands of files. These carried claims that the CIA had developed ways to listen in on smartphone and smart TV microphones. The CIA, FBI and White House have declined to comment on the authenticity of the files leaked on Tuesday.