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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block abortion ban
Biden administration said Friday it would once again ask the Supreme Court to put a hold on the Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. Biden administration said Friday it would once again ask the Supreme Court to put a hold on the Texas law that ... ... to lift a stay on an order by a federal judge in Texas that temporarily blocked the law. Under the law, known as SB 8, the state takes no action to block abortion but allows anyone else to file a civil lawsuit against abortion providers. The law was ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
Who is Hezbollah, Iran's most powerful group?
... File Photo REUTERS Ali Hashisho Oct 15 Reuters - The Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah has worked with ... ... Tehran's Shi'ite Islamist ideology and sees Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as its political ... ... guide. Classified as a western organisation by the United States and other countries as Hezbollah has a powerful ... ... intelligence apparatus and controls its own areas of south Lebanon and southern Liban, as well as border ... ... Syrian troops from Lebanon in 2005. A U.N - backing court in Lebanon last year convicted a Hezbollah ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
Biden administration to restart Trump-era immigration policy
After losing a legal battle, the Biden administration tentatively plans a mid-November restart of a Trump era policy that forces migrants seeking asylum to wait in Mexico for their U.S. immigration court hearings, according to a court filing late Thursday. After losing a legal battle, the Biden administration tentatively ... ... administration to reinstate the policy pending the outcome of the suit. The Biden administration fought the order, but failed in supreme court and in federal courts and said it would comply with the court's order. Senior administration officials told reporters ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
PNB HFC drops plan for preferential issue of equity shares
Frustrated with the lengthy litigation and uncertainty over approvals, the board of PNB HFC decided to drop plans for a preferential issue of equity shares to raise Rs 4,000 crore from a group of investors led ... ... Securities Appellate Tribunal in the India which passed a split verdict. However, Sebi filed an appeal against the SAT order at the Supreme Court, which is still pending. In its exchange filing PNB HF said there continued to be no visibility or certainty over timeline ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
Coinbase calls for single oversight of digital assets
Coinbase has called for the creation of a single dedicated body to regulate digital assets, arguing that the current oversight ... ... Coinbase said, noting that the SEC, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and certain state regimes all oversee parts of the crypto industry. The company also proposed creating... ... securities under government laws. In accordance with what is known as the Howey test, the Supreme Court has ruled that an investment contract exists when a person invests his money in...
Updated: 10/14/2021
Trump ordered to testify under oath in lawsuit brought by protesters
The former President of New York has been ordered to give testimony under oath on Monday for a lawsuit brought by a group of demonstrators who tell ... ... to block him from testifying in the years since, including arguing in 2019 that he was too busy with his presidential duties. Supreme Court Justice Doris Gonzalez ordered the deposition to be held on Monday at Trump Tower . On Monday, we will be indicted dilatory ...
Updated: 10/14/2021
Minnetonka apologizes to Native American community for appropriation
Minnetonka Moccasin Co. is apologizing to the Native American community for over 75 years for appropriating their culture in Minneapolis-based footwear company MinnetonKA ... ... moccasins and Native accessories to roadside gift shops, CEO David Miller said in a statement on the company's website. Some of its original products, some of which are still being sold, were authenticated by Native American culture, Miller said. He further ...
Updated: 10/14/2021
Canada's Army delays appointment of new army commander amid sexual misconduct allegations
The Canadian Army has delayed the appointment of its next army commander after allegations of sexual misconduct against the man chosen for the role the latest in a string of senior officers to be investigated for misconduct. The Canadian Army has delayed the appointment of its next army commander ...
Updated: 10/14/2021
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