Bill To Ban Hand-Held Cell Phones From Pennsylvania Drivers Passes State House

Opponents did manage to make use of a cell phone while driving a secondary offense, which, Kail says, “means that you cannot be pulled over for talking on the phone. But if you are pulled over for some other reason and you were talking on the phone, it can be tacked on, very similar to […]

Texas Town 1st in Nation to Ban Abortion, Declares Itself ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn’

“It’s kind of scary because you don’t know what’s going to happen here in the near future, but from the support shown from the citizens last night, I think we’ll be able to fight it as far as we have to fight it to keep the law,” he said.

Oakland Weighs Ban On Criminal Background Checks For Prospective Tenants

Oakland may become the first major city in California to ban criminal background checks in housing at a time when many can’t find housing at all. Jones says when someone checks that box on an application about having committed a felony, they don’t even get a call back.

Trump Is Considering Expanding the Travel Ban: Report

Myanmar is another intriguing case: the United States has spent the last decade trying to improve ties with the country, which has embraced partial civilian rule after years of living under a military dictatorship. The U.S. still wants to coax Myanmar out of China’s orbit, despite the Myanmar military’s mass slaughter of Rohingya Muslims.

New Jersey lawmakers pass bill banning flavored vaping products

A task force set up by Murphy last year recommended a ban on flavored vaping products. The task force presented their findings and recommendations at a press conference in October just two days after the state’s first vaping-related death was reported, and Murphy agreed with their recommendations.

Ban on cosmetic surgeries on intersex infants fails key California vote

When asked whether Glazer believed that contribution, donated the last business day before the hearing in his committee would take place, was directly tied to S.B. 201, his spokesman Steven Harmon said, “The senator was not involved in that independent committee’s work.”

Spectator who racially abused Archer banned for two years

NZC filed a complaint with the police after failing to “conclusively identify” a spectator who, as Archer explained on social media, had racially abused him during play on the final day of the first test at the Bay Oval in November.

Birmingham could BAN private cars in city centre forcing in pollution-busting plan promoting public transport while reducing parking spaces

Councillor Robert Alden, leader of the Conservative Group on Birmingham City Council, said: ‘Their plans to close the tunnels will bring the city to a standstill, destroying jobs and pushing more congestion and pollution to the residential areas on the edge of the ring road.’ 

Companies caught using banned chemicals in fish sauce

On January 13, Nguyen Van Tien, inspectorate of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced Dieu Huong Company in An Giang Province, Hoa Hiep Company in Vinh Long Province and Tan Phat Company in Vinh Long had broken food safety regulations. The companies were accused of processing food without covering to prevent insects and […]

Police hunt for man who stole two bushfire donation tins from pub

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a man wearing an aqua hooded jumper, blue jeans and black and white Nike shoes around the time of the incident.