House will override Donald Trump if he vetoes Defense agreement which will rename Confederate bases – as he rages Republicans must ‘get tough’ and wrongly claims it will ‘desecrate National Monuments’

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act shields the websites from liability for content created by their users. The Communications Decency Act, which sets the laws governing the internet, was written in 1996 when companies like Google and Facebook didn’t exist. Tech companies are fighting to keep the blanket protections provided by the law as there […]

Witches in ‘Churails’ challenge male dominance in Pakistan

Women’s activist Sadaf Khan suggests that scriptwriters in Pakistan should look into real-life examples of stories and try to show how women are changing the dynamics of Pakistani society. “The struggles of professional Pakistani women should be shown in dramas — issues such as lack of day care centers are simply missing because women are shown […]

Prison Guard Guilty of Making Inmates Perform Sex Acts on Each Other Faces New Accusations

“Akparanta’s supervisors knew or should have known that this abuse of the MCC’s lockdown procedure suggested that misconduct was occurring”, the suit states. “Had Akparanta’s supervisors investigated, they would have learned that Akparanta was using these lockdowns in order to assault Kneisel”. Akparanta was fired in 2018 over the allegations of sexual abuse and is […]

American Sikh Leaders Slam Biden, Say Community ‘Safe, Thriving’ Under Trump

Harmeet Dhillon, a Sikh-American attorney and co-chair of Lawyers for Trump, and Jasdip Singh, the co-Chair of “Sikhs For Trump” have lauded the incumbent president’s policies, which they claimed were responsible for an increase in representation of Sikhs in the US Armed Forces and law-enforcement agencies.

Tricky seek-and-find puzzle challenges you to spot the only lamp among the pieces of furniture – but can YOU beat the 37 second record?

The puzzle, created by private UK fostering agency Perpetual Fostering, features a large selection of adorable cuddly toys donning blue and green bow ties – but can you find the one who forgot to add the accessory?

More people in HCM City fined for not wearing face masks

Authorities in HCM City’s District 1 have imposed stiff fines on more people who do not wear face masks in public. On Friday afternoon, police of Pham Ngu Lao Ward in District 1 did public spot-checks. The police caught four people sitting at a street beer stall in front of Park 23/9 without wearing face […]

BJP’s Mukul Roy named conspirator in CID chargesheet in TMC leader’s murder

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Feature: Yang Yang, a flagbearer for gender equality in sports

Serving two four-year terms as an IOC member, Yang was elected World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice president in 2019. As an official, she helped and witnessed the increasing participation of female athletes in the Olympic Summer and Winter Games, as well as the Youth Olympic Games.

Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell rush to vote through Defense bill in face of Donald Trump’s threat to veto it unless it also ends internet giants’ Section 230 protection

The measure’s history dates back to the 1950s, when bookstore owners were being held liable for selling books containing ‘obscenity,’ which is not protected by the First Amendment. One case eventually made it to the Supreme Court, which held that it created a ‘chilling effect’ to hold someone liable for someone else´s content.

The challenge of achieving racial justice in America

JRL correctly claims that the activities of the Movement helped ensure the passage of two landmark legislations that advanced civil rights in the 1960s: Civil Rights Act, 1964 and Voting Rights Act, 1965. He proclaims the latter that prohibits racial discrimination in voting “the nation’s finest hour in terms of civil rights”. And he acknowledges the […]