Thursday, 27th January 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

US: Federal judge suspends near-total abortion ban in Texas

A district judge ordered Texas to suspend its law that imposes a near-total ban on abortions. The ruling comes after a challenge brought by President Joe Biden's administration.

Related

25 Dec
The court has agreed to hear arguments about the Biden administration's vaccine or testing requirement for large employers, and a separate vaccine mandate for healthcare workers.
25 Dec
The latest polls find a majority of Americans regard the supply chain crisis as a major concern.
25 Dec
US national security advisor Jake Sullivan is in Israel to discuss Iran and other issues. In Jerusalem, Sullivan said Iran may exhaust diplomacy within weeks.
26 Dec
In an interview with FRANCE 24 at the Paris Peace Forum, US billionaire Frank McCourt strongly criticised tech giants, saying social media is "undermining our democracies". The owner of French football club Olympique de Marseille told us more about his Project Liberty plan. He has invested $100 million in the initiative, which he hopes will "transform the way the internet works".
23 Dec
Kim Potter fired her gun instead of her taser during the attempted arrest of Daunte Wright at a traffic stop. The death occurred during the Derek Chauvin trial.
24 Dec
The United States has announced a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s “egregious” rights abuses, a move the Chinese government has said would be met with “resolute countermeasures”.
29 Dec
Government critics said the proposed media law was aimed at silencing dissent. President Andrzej Duda said it would have dealt a blow to Poland's reputation as a place to do business.
29 Dec
Omicron is now the dominant variant in the United States, accounting for nearly three-quarters of all cases. In New York, once the epicenter of the pandemic, omicron cases are surging.
29 Dec
SpaceX launches first rocket for US military
1 Jan
US coronavirus cases on the rise: Epidemiologist Peter Chin-Hong speaks to DW
30 Dec
Poland has virtually banned abortion, and the United States is also looking at tightening restrictions. But other countries, like Thailand and Benin, have started to loosen their restrictive measures. An overview.
2 Jan
Telecom operators in the US have been asked to delay the rollout of 5G technology for a second time. The aviation industry has expressed concern about possible issues with planes.