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The Arizona House of Representatives, controlled by Republicans, faced a setback in their attempt to repeal the state's longstanding abortion ban on Wednesday. This rejection follows a recent revival of the law by the state Supreme Court, injecting turmoil into Arizona's political landscape. Arizona's Abortion Law: Updates The evenly split vote...
The United States has announced its decision to reinstate sanctions on Venezuela's oil and gas industry, citing the failure of the Maduro government to facilitate an "inclusive and competitive election." Last October, the US Treasury Department granted temporary authorization (General License 44) for transactions with Venezuela's national oil and...
In a recent development, Donald Trump's campaign is demanding a portion of the funds raised by Republican candidates and committees who utilize Trump's name and likeness for fundraising purposes. According to a letter obtained by CNN, Trump's campaign managers, Susie Wiles and Chris LaCivita, have stipulated that at least...
Amid significant pushback from hardliners within the GOP, Speaker Mike Johnson remains steadfast in his commitment to advancing a comprehensive foreign aid package, which includes provisions for Ukraine. Despite facing threats to his leadership, Johnson reaffirmed his stance, emphasizing the importance of supporting America's national security interests and allies. The...
Social media erupted in fear as Ameca, hailed as the most advanced AI robot, delivered a chilling response when questioned about its potential to self-replicate. Engineered Arts, a British company, unveiled Ameca at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, showcasing its remarkable abilities to perceive and interact with the...
The family of an 11-year-old girl, Aspen Lamfers, has filed a lawsuit seeking $20 million in damages against a Wendy’s franchise in Michigan. Aspen suffered permanent brain damage after consuming a meal at the restaurant. In August 2022, Aspen visited the Wendy’s in Jenison with her family after a softball...
Singer Ashanti and rapper Nelly have revealed exciting news—they're engaged and expecting a baby. The couple, who recently rekindled their romance after two decades, shared their happiness exclusively with Essence magazine. Ashanti, 43, expressed her joy, saying, "This new year of my life is such a blessing full of...
Bayern Munich's Champions League journey advances, potentially salvaging a lackluster season, while Arsenal faces a trophy-less end despite a promising campaign. In a crucial match, Joshua Kimmich's decisive header secured Bayern a 1-0 victory over Arsenal, clinching a 3-2 aggregate win. Kimmich connected with Raphael Guerreiro's precise cross in the...
In a thrilling Champions League showdown, Real Madrid displayed unwavering resilience, teaching Manchester City a profound lesson in football's dynamics. Despite Manchester City's rise to the upper echelons of football under Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan's ownership, Real Madrid's pedigree shone through, dethroning the European champions and halting...
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill aimed at curbing the number of book challenges within the state's school districts. This move comes less than a year after a law was enacted resulting in the removal of numerous books from public school shelves. Effective July 1, the new...
Senate Democrats, along with their allies, are orchestrating a substantial advertising blitz for the upcoming fall elections, reserving over $300 million in airtime. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) has disclosed plans to allocate $79 million towards pivotal battleground races, focusing particularly on Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin, while also...
House Republicans have officially submitted the articles of impeachment against Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate, initiating a contentious showdown over the impending trial. Following a delay since the lower chamber's historic vote to impeach Mayorkas more than two months ago, House impeachment managers ceremonially...
The intensifying conflict in Gaza has sparked heated demonstrations across the United States, with pro-Palestinian activists employing increasingly disruptive tactics to challenge American support for Israel. From blocking major transportation arteries like the Golden Gate Bridge to impeding access to airports such as Chicago's O'Hare, protesters are pushing the...
Recent campaign finance filings provide insights into the shifting dynamics and power struggles within Capitol Hill. Following Kevin McCarthy's departure as House Speaker, concerns emerged regarding the fundraising capabilities of his successor, Mike Johnson. New filings reveal that Johnson's fundraising efforts, totaling $20 million in the first quarter of...
In the ongoing conversation surrounding tipping culture, particularly prevalent in the United States, a Philadelphia delivery driver has emerged as a vocal critic by selectively accepting orders. Referred to as Jay to safeguard his identity, this driver operates for platforms like DoorDash and UberEats as a part-time weekend gig,...
Dubai experienced unprecedented flooding on Tuesday when it received an entire two years' worth of rainfall in just 24 hours, as per records. The Dubai Meteorological Office reported over 6.26 inches of rain between Monday and Tuesday evening, far exceeding the city's average annual rainfall of 3.12 inches, according...
Six-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin has announced his retirement from the NBA after a career spanning 14 years. Griffin, initially drafted first overall by the LA Clippers in 2009 from Oklahoma, faced an early setback when he suffered a patella injury during the preseason. Despite this, he bounced back...
Despite a thrilling 5-4 shootout victory against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre, the Detroit Red Wings saw their playoff aspirations crumble on Tuesday night. David Perron's last-gasp slap shot, finding the net with just five seconds remaining in regulation, momentarily kept Detroit's hopes alive. However, the Washington...
Barcelona's Champions League dreams were dashed as they succumbed to a 6-4 aggregate defeat against Paris Saint-Germain, primarily due to their own undoing. The match took a drastic turn when Ronald Araújo received a red card in the first half, leaving Barcelona with ten men. Despite leading 1-0 on...
In his latest book, "The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness," social psychologist Jonathan Haidt delivers a stark message: children should have restricted access to smartphones and social media until they reach the age of 16. The Concerns About Cell Phones...