Month: June 2022

Getty Images In a win for pro-choice activists, a Florida judge has blocked a state law banning abortions after 15 weeks. The controversial law signed in April by Governor Ron DeSantis, was set to go into effect tomorrow, and made no exceptions in cases of rape or incest. The decision comes amid a flurry of
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Getty Images The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has lost some of its power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court represents a major setback to President Joe Biden’s climate plans. He called it a “devastating decision” but said it would not undermine his effort to tackle the climate
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This video can not be played To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser. Britain has been training hundreds of Ukrainian troops, with new weapons being provided by the UK for their fight with Russia. The training has been taking place over the past few weeks in south-west England’s Wiltshire county.
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Getty Images Petrol station workers are reporting growing abuse from drivers as fuel prices remain at record highs. Staff are seeing a “huge increase” of verbal abuse from motorists angry at the price at the pump, according to forecourt operator Ascona Group. Petrol debt recovery firm, Forecourt Eye, said staff were dealing with “very combative
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Reuters US singer R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women. The R&B artist, 55, was convicted last September in New York of racketeering and sex trafficking crimes. He had faced years of allegations and the judge on Wednesday said he had
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