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Steve June 23, 2021

Restrictions cover an estimated five million people after Delta variant-linked cases, as neighbouring New Zealand raises alert level. People in Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, have been ordered not to leave the metropolitan area, as authorities scramble to contain a number of new coronavirus cases of the Delta variant – a development that has prompted neighbouring […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Hong Kong, China – The last edition of the Apple Daily, the small scrappy Hong Kong tabloid that emerged as a champion of democracy and outspoken critic of China, has rolled off the presses, four days after the newspaper celebrated its 26th anniversary. The paper had been raided by police twice during the past 10 […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Britney Spears told a court she wants her conservatorship to end during rare public testimony Wednesday, saying she’s been traumatized by the people who have controlled her life for 13 years. The singer expressed her feelings to Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny in the first public testimony since scrutiny heightened around her […]

Steve June 23, 2021

A gun violence prevention group has released videos in which they trick famous pro-gun figures into addressing a sea of empty chairs, representing children and teenagers who were shot and killed before they could graduate from high school. Change the Ref, a gun safety organization founded by Patricia and Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin was […]

Steve June 23, 2021

When a group of California farm owners in the San Joaquin Valley sought to stop union organizers from speaking with workers on their farms in 1975, they authorized an armed right-wing militia called the San Joaquin Valley Posse Comitatus organization to block entry. “On a pickup truck emblazoned with a bumper sticker reading ‘God, Guns […]

Steve June 23, 2021

This week, the Supreme Court struck a blow for the unpaid professional athletes who pretend to be amateurs so they can play on college teams. In NCAA v. Alston, the high court ruled unanimously that the National Collegiate Athletic Association may not impose certain limits on what colleges, with a broad wink to their alumni, […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Hungary exits proudly, as France top Group F and Germany and England are set to face off on next round. After struggling in his first two Euro 2020 outings and facing calls to be dropped, France’s Karim Benzema repaid coach Didier Deschamps’ faith with two goals to help the world champions qualify top of Group F on Wednesday. […]

Steve June 23, 2021

US pop singer Britney Spears asked a judge Wednesday to end court conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008. The dramatic request at a hearing in Los Angeles, California came with her first words in open court in the conservatorship during its 13-year existence. Spears called the conservatorship “abusive,” and condemned her […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Export restrictions target companies that produce raw materials used in Xinjiang’s solar panel industry. The United States on Wednesday restricted exports to five Chinese companies that it said were implicated in Chinese human rights violations, including large producers of polysilicon for the solar panel industry. The companies were listed over human rights violations and abuses […]

Steve June 23, 2021

by Christopher Rudolph 5h ago After years of waiting, Aussie and Kiwi queens finally had their moment in the spotlight in the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. The inaugural season saw drag legends like Maxi Shield, baby queens like Etcetera Etcetera, and internationally known queens like Karen From Finance and Art Simone […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Tallahassee, FL – June 23, 2021 – BNC, the nation’s first and only 24/7 news network committed to covering the unique perspectives, challenges and successes of Black and Brown communities, has achieved another widescale distribution agreement. Launching this week, Verizon Fios TV subscribers have the option to watch BNC on Fios TV Channel 612 and through the Fios […]