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Top US judge mocks world leaders over abortion ruling
A conservative member of the US Supreme Court has mocked world leaders who criticized last month's ruling that overturned American abortion rights.
AOC Among Lawmakers Arrested at Supreme Court Rally
More than a dozen US lawmakers, most from the Democratic Women’s Caucus, were arrested by Capitol police during an abortion-rights rally in front of the Supreme Court.
Puerto Rico governor hopeful that status bill will move quickly through Congress
Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi (D) is hopeful that a House delegation due this weekend on the island will return to Washington, D.C., ready to quickly move a bill to update the U.S. territory’s status.
Elon Musk says it's 'dumb' to call billionaires the bad guys
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, said on Twitter Thursday that billionaires aren't the bad guys.
Trump, Cruz scheduled to address NRA forum after Texas shooting
The powerful National Rifle Association’s annual convention is scheduled to be held across three days in Houston, Texas.
US midterm primaries: five key races to look out for
Elections will test Trump’s enduring hold over Republican party while a progressive tries to unseat a Democratic centrist in Texas
Morgan Freeman 'permanently banned' from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets engaged to longtime partner Riley Roberts
Democratic congresswoman confirms engagement to Roberts, whom she met as a student at Boston University
Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore
The Swedish activist has a new message: Don’t just listen to the science, listen to the most vulnerable.
Donald Trump Ally In Congress Faces Rare Public Shaming Over Violent Video
Far right congressman Paul Gosar will be on the end of a public shaming if the punishment goes ahead -- called to present himself in the "well" of the House of Representatives for the "pronouncement of the censure."
The Metaverse: Will it be a decentralized haven or a centralized tyranny?
Corporate-owned social media giant Facebook is getting ready to track you to the ends of the Metaverse and back — if you let them.
Mother of all lawsuits quietly filed last month vs Facebook in Delaware
Zuckerberg, Sandberg, CFO, board inc Peter Thiel and Palantir are defendants - it's a result of sealed docs between FB execs and board.
Wild West: California bans arresting people who steal food from stores, back to the good old days
Thieves now mock the rule of law in ‘progressive’ cities like San Francisco. Monday’s blasé biking thief treated the rule of law like a joke — because that’s what the law has become in San Francisco and dozens of blue-governed cities.
Jerome Powell Likely To Remain As Head of Federal Reserve, According to Sources
Biden administration is likely to allow Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell to continue as the central bank’s lead, according to anonymous sources familiar with the matter. This after three U.S. representatives asked Biden to replace ...
A right-wing writer who crowdfunded $100,000 to repair the Puerto Rico home of AOC's grandmother says she declined to accept the money
The campaign, which launched after Ocasio-Cortez criticized failed disaster relief in Puerto Rico, was shut down by GoFundMe, Matt Walsh told Insider.
NYPD to Scrap Dog Robot After People Become Frightened of Dystopian Future
Boston Dynamics, one of the world's leading robotics companies, started selling its famous dog robot last year for a hefty price of $74,500.
Lindsey Graham slams Biden as 'a very destabilizing president' who wants to 'regulate America out of business'
"AOC said his first 100 days exceeded her expectations," Graham said about Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "That's all you need to know."
'I'm not celebrating, I'm relieved': Democratic lawmakers react to guilty verdict in Chauvin trial with tears, hugs
"Someone said it better than me: I'm not celebrating. I'm relieved," Rep. Maxine Waters of California said on Tuesday.
Amazon aware that workers allegedly pee in water bottles, documents show; company pushes back
Amazon is aware of its employees reportedly peeing in water bottles and defecating in bags, documents show.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo: From hero to pariah?
Seen as a “good Democratic bulwark” against Trump, Cuomo’s detractors say ‘a pattern of abuse has been going on for years’ so why are sexual harassment allegations only just coming to light? Miranda Bryant reports from New York
Robinhood is trying to go from PR nightmare to IPO. In this market, it might just work
It's hard to imagine a more disastrous IPO rollout than the past few months for Robinhood.
With a federal wealth tax looking unlikely, states like New York could enact their own
Bloomberg reports New York legislators may be able to push through taxes on the ultrawealthy, and Arizona and San Francisco have already done it.
House Republicans move to block financial transaction tax as GameStop furor revives Dems' calls for penalty
House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a bill to block a financial transaction tax after the recent frenetic trading of GameStop shares revived a years-long effort by progressive Democrats to impose a penalty on stock trades.
Biden, New York Officials Demand Independent Investigation Into Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims
The Italian done his job, the Italian ready to be investigated: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki labeled the allegations "serious" and said President Biden supports an investigation.
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