Juul appeals to US federal court to end ban on e-cigarettes | HealthNews

Company has been widely blamed for surge in underage vaping, but recent survey shows a drop in teen vaping rate in US. Juul, the electronic cigarette maker, has asked a federal court in the United States to block a government order to stop selling its products in the country. The company on Friday asked the … Read more

Ledecky and Sjostrom extend their reigns in world championships

Katie Ledecky won a record-breaking fifth straight 800m world title on Friday, just over an hour after Sarah Sjostrom emerged to her fourth consecutive victory in the women’s 50m butterfly. Local hero Kristof Milak sparked delirium in the Duna Arena in Budapest when he grabbed the gold medal in the 100m butterfly, his second of … Read more

UN, world leaders condemn US Supreme Court ruling on abortion | News

US Supreme Court ruling described as ‘huge blow’ to American women’s reproductive rights and gender equality. International condemnation has been swift following the US Supreme Court’s decision to upend the constitutional protections for abortion contained in the landmark Roe v Wade ruling of 1973. The controversial ruling on Friday means that roughly half of all … Read more

Roe v Wade: Supreme Court decision highlights US abortion divide | Women’s Rights News

As the United States Supreme Court voted to roll back abortion rights, reversing the landmark 1973 decision Roe v Wade which enshrined the legal right to an abortion in the US, it was a moment of elation for those who have fought for that outcome, and a day of dismal reassessment for those who fought … Read more

Elizabeth Warren Condemns Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v Wade

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren condemned the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade on June 24. In a video posted by her Facebook page, Elizabeth Warren criticized the “partisan agenda” of the Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court is pushing goals that contradict the constitution and the basic rights of the American people,” Warren said. … Read more

Live news: US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade | Women News

US Supreme Court overturns landmark Roe v Wade decision, ending nearly five decades of abortion access in the country. In 6-3 vote, conservative-dominated top court rules the US Constitution “does not confer a right to abortion”. Reproductive rights advocates say millions of people will no longer have access to abortion services in the US. US … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ends federal abortion rights

The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the US in 1973. The court’s controversial but expected ruling gives individual states the power to set their own abortion laws without concern of running afoul of Roe, which had permitted … Read more

US Senators urge direct US involvement in Abu Akleh killing probe | News

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist was killed by Israeli forces while reporting in Jenin on May 11. Twenty-four United States senators have called on President Joe Biden to ensure direct involvement from Washington in the investigation of the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces. The latest appeal from US legislators comes … Read more

Toronto Raptors draft center Christian Koloko 33rd overall

BROOKLYN, NY – Christian Koloko is the newest member of the Toronto Raptors. Toronto took the seven-foot-one center 33rd overall in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. The Raptors had only one pick this year. Koloko, from Douala, Cameroon, averaged 12.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 2.8 blocks per game for the University of Arizona last season. He … Read more

Biden administration paroles migrants to reduce overcrowding | Migration News

The warehouse on a busy but unremarkable strip of auto repair shops and convenience stores draws little attention from passersby. Inside, hundreds of migrants are eating, charging phones and using temporary bathrooms and showers. Within a few hours, a security guard escorts them to a gravel lot out front, where commercial buses take them from … Read more