Indian police arrest Muslim journalist accused of insulting Hindus

(CNN) — Delhi police have arrested a prominent Muslim journalist, accusing him of insulting religious beliefs on social media, in a move condemned by free speech advocates. Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, which debunks misinformation in the Indian media, was arrested Monday and remanded overnight in police custody, said KPS Malhotra, a… Continue reading Indian police arrest Muslim journalist accused of insulting Hindus

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Harris emerges as top abortion voice, warns of more fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Brett Kavanaugh’s 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then-California Sen. Kamala Harris asked the judge if he thought women’s privacy rights extended to choosing to have an abortion. Kavanaugh declined to answer. With Justice Kavanaugh now part of the court majority that voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and the senator now… Continue reading Harris emerges as top abortion voice, warns of more fallout

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Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking minor girls for Jeffrey Epstein

(CNN) — Ghislaine Maxwell is set to be sentenced Tuesday for her sex trafficking conviction connected to her role facilitating Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of underage girls. Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December on five of six counts against her, including sex trafficking of a minor, transporting a minor with the intent to engage in… Continue reading Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced for sex trafficking minor girls for Jeffrey Epstein

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Woman sues Houston Texans over former QB Deshaun Watson’s alleged behavior

(CNN) — With NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson facing a possible suspension from the league for his alleged conduct, a civil lawsuit has been filed against the Houston Texans for allegedly enabling his “egregious behavior” and shielding Watson to protect him and the Texans organization. Watson — who played for the Texans from 2017 to 2021… Continue reading Woman sues Houston Texans over former QB Deshaun Watson’s alleged behavior

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Inflation Impacting Fourth Of July BBQ’s With Almost $70 Cost To Feed 10 Guests, American Farm Bureau Federation Says

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Inflation is impacting the costs of nearly everything and unfortunately that includes your Fourth of July barbecue. The American Farm Bureau Federation says it will cost almost $70 to feed 10 guests at your Independence Day cookout. That’s about a $10 increase from last year. Beef is behind the biggest price jump.… Continue reading Inflation Impacting Fourth Of July BBQ’s With Almost $70 Cost To Feed 10 Guests, American Farm Bureau Federation Says

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Fire destroys Illinois home

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – The Highland Pierron Fire Department was called around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning for a house fire. The fire was located at 3 Capilano, an area just outside of the Highland City limits. Fire Chief Phil Decker described the home as “a very large single residence.” Locals reported hearing a loud bang… Continue reading Fire destroys Illinois home

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Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Such social media posts ostensibly aimed to help women living in states where preexisting laws banning abortion suddenly snapped… Continue reading Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills

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What the Supreme Court’s football coach ruling means for schools and prayer

(The Hill) — The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on Monday in support of a high school football coach who knelt on the 50-yard line and prayed after games, paving the way for a new landscape concerning the role of religion in public schools. The court’s conservative majority sided with Joseph Kennedy and against the Bremerton… Continue reading What the Supreme Court’s football coach ruling means for schools and prayer

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NTSB is sending an investigative team to an Amtrak derailment in Missouri that killed 3 people and injured at least 50

(CNN) — A team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will arrive in Missouri early Tuesday to learn more about the derailment of an Amtrak train that left at least three people dead, according to the agency’s chair. Speed data on the route, data recorder information and camera footage from Amtrak will be requested by… Continue reading NTSB is sending an investigative team to an Amtrak derailment in Missouri that killed 3 people and injured at least 50

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