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US supreme court backs ‘use it or lose it’ voter purging policy in Ohio

The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed a “use it or lose it” voting policy, does not violate federal law. The US Supreme Court has ruled that Ohio’s efforts to remove names from its voter rolls, in what has been dubbed […]

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Italy’s new prime minister backs easing Russia sanctions

In his first address to the parliament on Tuesday, Italy’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte emphasised his government’s commitment to dialogue with Russia, with an intention to review the EU sanctions policies. “We will promote openness towards Russia that has in the last years reaffirmed its international role in various geopolitical critical situations,” Conte […]

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‘Every country does it’: Ex-US under secretary of state backs propaganda use (VIDEO)

Richard Stengel, once the fourth-ranking official in the US State Department and a former editor at Time, has seemingly backed the use of government propaganda against citizens during a discussion about ‘fake news.’ The former US under secretary of state in the Obama administration, who was also the managing editor of Time magazine from 2006 […]

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iPhone X is dead as consumers turn their backs on pricey smartphones – analyst

Apple is likely to stop producing iPhone X smartphones, according to Mirabaud analyst Neil Campling. The oversupply of chips and high prices are the reason, he says. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, or TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor foundry company, is facing a problem with an oversupply of chips, and the company’s stock was down 6.3 percent […]

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Supreme Court backs cop who shot woman in front yard

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an Arizona police officer who shot a woman four times in her driveway while she held a knife. The officer enjoys qualified immunity in the case, the justices said. Officer Andrew Kisela shot Amy Hughes in 2010. Hughes was in her driveway and was approaching her […]

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White House backs UK decision to expel Russian diplomats over Skripal saga

The White House has approved of the UK government’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats from the UK after blaming Moscow for the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury. “The United States shares the United Kingdom’s assessment that Russia is responsible for the reckless nerve agent attack on the British […]

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‘Take the guns first’: Trump backs gun control at bipartisan White House meeting

President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through US politics during a White House meeting with lawmakers, appearing to endorse Democrats’ proposals for gun control while shutting down those from fellow Republicans. Trump sat down with over a dozen lawmakers on Wednesday, two weeks after a former student killed 17 people and wounded 14 others at a […]

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LGBT sex education – Corbyn backs classroom changes

Gay sex should be part of the national curriculum, according to Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour Party leader backed the coverage of same-sex relationships in schools during an interview on Will Young’s Homo Sapiens podcast. Currently sex education solely focuses on heterosexual couples practicing safe sex and healthy relationships. Teachers are not instructed to address the […]

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