Day: May 15, 2019

Alabama passes bill banning abortion

Alabama passes bill banning abortion

Alabama has become the latest US state to move to restrict abortions by passing a bill to outlaw the procedure in almost all cases. The law includes a ban on abortion in cases of rape or incest. Supporters say they expect the law to be blocked in court, but hope that the appeals process will…

Chinese rover ‘confirms’ Moon crater thought

Chinese rover ‘confirms’ Moon crater thought

Image copyright CLEP Image caption The Chang’e-4 rover has been exploring Von Kármán crater since January this year The Chinese Chang’e-4 rover may have confirmed a longstanding idea about the origin of a vast crater on the Moon’s far side. The rover’s landing site lies within a vast impact depression created by an asteroid strike…

Choco Leibniz heir sparks Nazi controversy

Choco Leibniz heir sparks Nazi controversy

Image copyright AFP Image caption Verena Bahlsen is an heir to the Bahlsen biscuit empire A German biscuit heiress has sparked outrage by saying the company “did nothing wrong” in its use of forced labour during Nazi rule. Verena Bahlsen, 25, was responding to an earlier controversy when she made the comment about forced workers.…

White Home says Congress has no ‘authentic aim’ in investigating Trump, rejects document demands

White Home says Congress has no ‘authentic aim’ in investigating Trump, rejects document demands

Kristine Phillips USA TODAY Published 3:31 PM EDT May 15, 2019 WASHINGTON — The White House told lawmakers Wednesday that Congress doesn’t have the power to carry out a “pseudo law enforcement investigation” of President Donald Trump, rejecting demands for information about his efforts to thwart the special counsel investigation that clouded the first two…

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its facing of faculty admissions probe

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its facing of faculty admissions probe

Joey Garrison USA TODAY Published 3:00 PM EDT May 15, 2019 A Georgetown University undergraduate student whose dad has already pleaded guilty to paying $400,000 to the ringleader of a nationwide college admissions bribery scheme is now suing the school to try to stop disciplinary action from the university.  But shortly after the student, Adam Semprevivo, filed suit Wednesday, Georgetown…

I modified into 12 years extinct and pregnant. Alabama’s abortion ban bill would punish women like me.

I modified into 12 years extinct and pregnant. Alabama’s abortion ban bill would punish women like me.

opinion Shannon Dingle Opinion contributor Published 4:07 PM EDT May 15, 2019 I was that 11-year-old pregnant by rape in Ohio, except I had just turned 12 and lived in Florida. There will be more children like us, including in Alabama when its near-total abortion ban, which doesn’t include exceptions to rape victims, goes into effect.…

Colts assistant coach’s dwelling shot: Bigger than 70 shell casings, purple iPhone case found

Colts assistant coach’s dwelling shot: Bigger than 70 shell casings, purple iPhone case found

Justin L. Mack Indianapolis Star Published 1:31 PM EDT May 15, 2019 When the shooting stopped and three cars sped away from the Indianapolis home Sunday afternoon, more than 70 shell casings were found at the bullet-riddled residence of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier. Investigators also found a silver iPhone in a purple case that may have…