The fight for access to abortion in Italy continues – Politico

Giulia Blasi is a writer and activist based in Rome, and author of the feminist primer “Manuale per ragazze rivoluzionarie” (Rizzoli, 2018) and Rivoluzione Z (Rizzoli, 2020), and “Brutta” (Rizzoli, 2022). ROME – When asked about her views on abortion rights, Italian Fraternity leader Giorgia Meloni replied that she intended to give women “the right … Read more

Senators push for reform of police cell phone tracking tools

NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing for legislation that would limit the ability of US law enforcement agencies to purchase cellphone tracking tools to track people’s whereabouts, including past years, sometimes without a search warrant. Concerns have been raised about the police’s use of a tool known as … Read more

Britain’s Emerging Markets Crisis – Politico

Timothy Ash is Associate Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Program at Chatham House and Senior Sovereign Strategist at Bluebay Asset Management. For just one minute, imagine a country that has suffered from years of political instability. It has seen four prime ministers in just six years and three general elections over the past seven … Read more

Memories of “Bob”

The tape was cut at 1:15 p.m. on September 28, 2008, to officially open the Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge. Find out more about the history of the bridge. You can be in Nebraska and Iowa simultaneously if you’re hanging out with Bob – or more accurately, you can hang out at “The Bob.” The Bob … Read more

“Sham referendums” conducted in the Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine

CNN – Four Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine have started voting in them Polls to join Russia, according to their separatist leaders, in a move that increases the risk of an invasion of Moscow seven months after the fighting began. Referendums, which are considered illegal under international law and dismissed as “fake” by Western and Kiev … Read more

Federal watchdog says pandemic unemployment benefits fraud could exceed $45 billion

The updated number is a significant jump from the $16 billion in fraudulent unemployment payments the bureau mentioned in its June 2021 alert, which looked at claims from March to October of 2020. Since then, there have been increases in payments linked to Social Security numbers from people who filed Claims in multiple states, who … Read more

Oklahoma Republicans blame Biden for increasing fentanyl | government and politics

ClaimFentanyl is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States the facts: Experts say that deaths from fentanyl overdose, while high, are not the leading cause of death among all adults in the United States. Heart disease and cancer are causing more people to die, according to the Centers for Disease Control … Read more

ICBC and BC courts are set to close on Monday, and health services will remain open

The decision to grant a day off for public sector workers in British Columbia came on Monday, coinciding with the funeral Queen Elizabeth II It has unintended consequences. National holiday means ICBC appointments and cases will need to be rescheduled. British Columbia on Wednesday announced plans to give all public sector workers and Crown employees … Read more