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Chinese leader Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to China, a state news agency said Saturday, in his first trip outside the mainland since the start of the coronavirus pandemic 2 1/2 years ago. Xi also will attend the inaugural meeting of the territory's newly installed government, Xinhua News Agency said. It gave no indication how long Xi would stay in Hong Kong or other details.
A sea of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Friday, one of many rallies across the country following the end of Roe.
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyRepublicans have seized on the deaths of thousands of cattle in a Kansas heat wave as the latest proof of a baseless conspiracy theory that saboteurs ranging from the mega-wealthy to the government are out to destroy the national food supply.That hoax has been circulating on the right for months, but received new energy after thousands of cattle in Kansas died in a June heatwave in which temperatures topped 104 degrees. A viral video that
Glendale Police/FacebookArizona police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 60-year-old food delivery driver—and they say the victim helped crack the case with a photo she took on her phone.Rusty French, 62, is charged with the second-degree murder of Pamela Martinez, 60, on June 11 in Glendale. According to cops, French admits being at the scene of the slaying but said he must have blacked out.Glendale police have not released any details on a possible motive but they noted that F
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Courtesy of Rebecca TulisTo master one’s particular vocation is one thing, but to flourish, as Rebecca Tulis has, both professionally and creatively, is quite another; now the Van Der Plas Gallery on New York City’s Lower East Side is debuting “Rays of Light,” a group exhibition that will include some of Tulis’s multi-hued, abstracted checkerboard paintings. It’s her first gallery show in the city, and the paintings Tulis produced for “Rays of
via TwitterHours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, effectively ending the right for approximately 40 million women and girls nationwide to have an abortion, the attorney general of Missouri used the term “third world” not to describe the high court’s ruling, but the Department of Justice’s response to protests occurring because of it.Eric Schmitt, who on Friday authorized a “trigger law” that immediately bans all abortions in the state except in the case of a medical emergency, com
Soon after the supreme court struck down abortion protection, pro-choice demonstrators took to the streets
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastThe Supreme Court has officially overturned Roe v. Wade, and as the minority’s dissent notes: “one result of today’s decision is certain: the curtailment of women’s rights, and of their status as free and equal citizens.”In this context, it should be shocking that Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion barely discusses women.The language of the opinion makes it absolutely clear—women’s lives do not matter to this Court. Women are barely mentioned in Alit
(Bloomberg) -- Inside some technology industry bellwethers, discussion of the Supreme Court decision overturning abortion rights turned contentious Friday, prompting managers to take steps to quell discord.Most Read from BloombergSupreme Court Overturns Roe, Transforming Abortion-Rights FightStocks Roar Back With Best Week in a Month: Markets WrapJustice Kavanaugh Says States May Not Bar Travel to Obtain an AbortionProtest Latest: NY, DC Marches Grow as Justice’s Home TargetedJuul’s Vaping Produ
Record floods in southern China this month displaced more than half a million people, while searing heat buckled roads in other parts of the country.
The Met Office has indicated heavy rain showers, with the possibility of thunderstorms, over the course of a breezy Saturday
Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier. The 288 red-gowned Uvalde High School seniors sat in 100-degree heat at the school stadium on the one-month anniversary of the mass shootings. Before them were arrayed 21 “Uvalde Strong” placards, representing those killed, as school and student leaders spoke.
(Bloomberg) -- Thousands of demonstrators in major cities across the US from New York to Los Angeles held largely peaceful protests in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade. In many places, crowds picked up after people got off work for the day, with protesters chanting, marching and carrying signs. Most Read from BloombergSupreme Court Overturns Roe, Transforming Abortion-Rights FightStocks Roar Back With Best Week in a Month: Markets WrapJustice Kav
Mishael Morgan of “The Young and the Restless” won as lead drama actress, becoming the first Black actor to win in a lead category at the Daytime Emmys on Friday night. Morgan was previously nominated in the supporting category. “I am being honored regardless of the color of my skin, regardless of my passport, for being the best at what I do,” Morgan said.
Mali's army said it had "neutralised" 50 "jihadists" in an area in the centre of the country where more than 130 civilians were killed a week ago.
The acknowledgment came after the mayor announced plans to expand access to abortion at city health clinics and broaden who can perform the procedure at public hospitals, in response to the Supreme Court's opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a ceremony in Hong Kong celebrating 25 years of the city's handover to China, state media Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday.
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyAre Senators Susan Collins and Joe Manchin stupid, or do they just think we are?Both self-identified centrist, pro-choice senators voted to confirm Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, two of the six jurists responsible for curb-stomping American women’s rights back into the 1960s with today’s ruling on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health. They did so because, at the time, they were assured that both Gorsuch and Kavan
A suspect was in custody, Norwegian police said.
Reaction came fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteeing a constitutional right to an abortion.