Fact check: False Ruth Bader Ginsburg quote on age of consent

Bader Ginsburg had put forward the same argument in an earlier report, “The Legal Status of Women under Federal Law”, co-authored with Brenda Feigen Fasteau in 1974 (see Title 18 section, page 78 of PDF bit.ly/3fDdVqo ). Once again, the paper quotes directly from the 1973 Senate bill, S. 1400, as providing “a definition of […]

Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package

“Regular communication with loved ones has consistently proven to help incarcerated people succeed in reentering the workforce after their release, and allowing them to stay connected will benefit them and their communities in the short and long term,” the senators wrote in a letter addressed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellCoronavirus talks on […]

Withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to benefit China: Report

Amid the US-Pakistan tensions, Chinese President Xi Jinping faced massive pressure over China’s investments in Afghanistan in the past few years, especially in mineral wealth amounting to billions of dollars but largely left inaccessible in view of the poor security situation.

Gareth Bale: Wales forward at crossroads at Real Madrid after Champions League absence

“My feeling, however, is that Zidane is now going to stay and there won’t be the same surprise as there was two years ago. It doesn’t make much sense to me for Bale to stay, but he will because there’s no club who’s going to make a satisfactory offer for Madrid.

Empty Threat: Trump’s Statements on US Nukes ‘Leverage Against Russia’

“According to Trump’s rhetoric, he is going to use this as leverage against Russia, implying that the US may not extend the deal. If Washington rejects to extend the agreement this could mean that the American side is turning to an arms race. Of course, this would only deepen bilateral tensions. This will be harmful to nuclear parity between Russia and the US,” […]

Vietnam’s pandemic response predicts strong bounce back

To maintain good economic growth, Vietnam needs to continue the fight against corruption, promote the development of the banking sector, diversify the national economy, ease dependence on exports, and make room for startups. Vietnam should also focus on some key sectors in order to improve labor productivity and national competitiveness. Quynh Anh

Rupee slips 8 paise to 75.74 against US dollar in early trade

US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday as market participants were concerned about rising tensions between Washington and Beijing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.Forex traders said rupee was trading in a narrow range as rising optimism about a potential coronavirus vaccine and a revival in business activity was offset by the escalation of […]

Trump suggests ‘delay’ in 2020 presidential elections

‘Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution states: ‘The Congress may determine the Time of choosing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States’,’ Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tweeted in response to Trump’s tweet.

The State Department Is Spamming Russians With Text Messages Offering $10 Million For Information On Election Interference

The texts came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the US was now offering up to $10 million “for information leading to the identification or location of any person who, acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government, interferes with U.S. elections by engaging in certain criminal cyber […]

The Hill’s Campaign Report: Trump’s visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus

In Cleveland, Trump attacked presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says his faith is ‘bedrock foundation of my life’ after Trump claim Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities Kanye West may have missed deadline to get on Wisconsin ballot by minutes: report MORE’s faith in God. He also toured a whirlpool plant, where […]