Every 25 seconds, a person is arrested in this country for possessing drugs for personal use. On average, a Black person is 3.7x more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person, even though Black and white people use marijuana at similar rates.
"It's despicable and they're all cowards. They could never do what the officers did that day." - Sandra Garza, life partner of fallen officer Brian Sicknick, on the GOP members who voted against awarding Congressional Gold Medals to the officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6
(UPDATE) CDC postpones emergency meeting on Covid-19 vaccine and heart inflammation in young people, implying they have decided there aren't time-sensitive safety issues.
Israel bombs Gaza for 2nd day straight in response to cross-border attacks as shaky truce falters (VIDEOS)
NEW VIDEO shows a suspect being taken into custody today following a West Valley shooting spree that left 1 dead and 12 injured
The Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit accusing Nestlé and U.S.-based Cargill of knowingly buying cocoa from farms using child slave labor. The 6 people suing say they were forced to work on farms in the Ivory Coast, but the court rejected their case because it happened overseas.
“I’m going to confront anyone that lies” about Jan. 6, says DC police officer Michael Fanone. “While these members are betraying their oath, thousands of … police officers were fulfilling their oath and continue to do so every day.”
HK national security police arrest Apple Daily executives, seize reporting materials
We gave them (Twitter) 3 months' time. Others have followed, they haven't. Rule 7 of (IT) guidelines says if you don't comply then under Sec 79 you may lose intermediary status & may become liable to other laws incl penal laws of the country: Union Electronics & IT Min RS Prasad
"A member of Myanmar's national soccer team who made headlines after expressing defiance of the country's military regime during a World Cup qualifier in Japan appears set to file for political asylum."
Politicians from the fed. level to the local level have threatened to take guns from law-abiding citizens. Not in TEXAS! I just signed SEVEN pieces of legislation into law protecting #2A rights in Texas — including constitutional carry & making Texas a #2A sanctuary state.
The Myanmar junta mistakenly believes that if it sidelines Aung San Suu Kyi, it will quash the people's quest for democracy. But she has been imprisoned for months. I don't see the people of Myanmar cozying up to military rule. They still want democracy.
Five Next Media/Apple Daily executives were arrested as police raided the pro-democracy newspaper this morning. Founder Jimmy Lai is already facing national security law charges. Now the focus appears to be moving from him to his fiercely independent paper
Income Tax Department has cancelled 80G registration of Popular Front of India (PFI) citing violation of IT rules
@PresElectBiden : "How would it be if the United States were viewed by the rest of the world as interfering with the elections directly of other countries and everybody knew it? What would it be like if we engaged in activities that he engaged in? It diminishes the standing of a country."
"I WILL BE RUNNING IN THE 2022 ELECTIONS." Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno has declared his intent to run in the 2022 elections. Diokno emphasized the need to have people in power who can respond to those “crying out for justice and accountability.”
Tomorrow X Together Makes History By Scoring The No. 1 Bestselling Album In The U.S.
Benjamin Netanyahu loses his 12-year hold on power as Israel's parliament approves new coalition government