I just signed a law that prohibits any government agency or public official from issuing an order that closes places of worship. The First Amendment right to freedom of religion shall never be infringed.
BREAKING: A judge ruled Harvey Weinstein can be extradited to California to face trial for allegedly sexually assaulting 5 women. The disgraced Hollywood executive has over 90 accusers and is currently serving 23 years in a New York prison for rape and criminal sex acts.
The FAA issued a temporary nationwide ground stop at the request of Southwest Airlines while the company resolved a reservation computer issue. Please contact the airline for further details.
President Biden is helping to put passenger rail back in the spotlight — and train enthusiasts hope his influence will put more trains on the tracks.
MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist, donates $2.7 billion to 286 organisations including racial equity funds in philanthropy and journalism
[BREAKING NEWS] President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm tonight. COVID-19 infections continue to rise at alarming levels. 5,552 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in South Africa. #eNCA #DStv403
Another school is in the spotlight for alleged racism. Parents have been protesting outside the German International School in Cape Town, wanting the principal to address them. A teacher allegedly told a class that black people are uneducated because they have no role models.
Fox News has mentioned "critical race theory" nearly 1,300 times in the past 3.5 months -- doubling month over month
When MacKenzie Scott promised in 2019 to give “until the safe was empty," people had little reason to take her at her word. Many of the world's wealthiest people have made lofty promises of giving. But she has now given away more than $8 billion.
Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed the police killing of #GeorgeFloyd , has won a Pulitzer Prize special citation. Frazier was 17 when she witnessed ex-officer Derek Chauvin murder Floyd: "My video didn't save George Floyd, but it put his murderer away and off the streets."
I just signed a law that puts virtual currency under the Texas Uniform Commercial Code to be a secured transaction. It defines virtual currency, establishes when a person acquires a right in it, and when a person has control of it.
If the Myanmar junta has its way, a prison sentence will be imposed on the "75-years-old, Aung San Suu Kyi...that could put her in jail for the rest of her life, permanently sidelining her from [the] political arena." Time to cut off the junta's revenue.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says G-7 nations will pledge to give 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer countries. Half of that will come from the U.S.
Here’s the key table from @PHE_uk new report on vaccine efficacy against hospitalisation with Delta variant: After 1 dose • Pfizer: 94% effective • AstraZeneca: 71% effective After 2 doses • Pfizer: 96% • AstraZeneca: 92% Full preprint here:
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It speaks to the Myanmar people's hatred of the junta that many are forsaking urgently needed medical care rather than frequent hospitals that soldiers are occupying.