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Swiss Voters Narrowly Approve a Ban on Face Coverings

Swiss Voters Narrowly Approve a Ban on Face Coverings

Swiss Voters Narrowly Approve a Ban on Face Coverings Swiss Voters Narrowly Approve a Ban on Face Coverings GENEVA — Switzerland on Sunday became the latest European country to ban the wearing of face coverings in public places, prohibiting the veils worn by Muslim women. Official results of the nationwide referendum showed 51.2 percent of voters supported the ban on …

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Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live

‘People need the help now’: Senate at standstill over coronavirus relief as Biden makes final plea for passage

Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live Trump aide says Twitter ban ‘freeing’ – follow US politics live Democrat Senator’s dramatic ‘no’ vote on $15 minimum wage Senate Democrats have struck a deal that could pave the way for the Senate to approve a massive Covid relief bill worth $1.9 trillion. The bill, Joe Biden‘s foremost legislative …

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Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising Facebook Ends Ban on Political Advertising SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation, falsehoods and inflaming voters. The social network said it would allow advertisers to buy new …

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Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising

Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising Facebook Lifts Ban on Political Advertising SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it planned to lift its ban on political advertising across its network, resuming a form of digital promotion that has been criticized for spreading misinformation, falsehoods and inflaming voters. The social network said it would allow advertisers to buy new …

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Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns

Canada's Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns

Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns Canada’s Weapons Bill Would Allow Cities to Ban Handguns How many major Canadian cities will follow through and impose bans is not immediately clear. Soon after Mr. Trudeau spoke, Kennedy Stewart, the mayor of Vancouver, wrote on Twitter that he will propose a measure banning handguns once the federal legislation is …

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China Blocks BBC After CGTN Ban in U.K.

China Blocks BBC After CGTN Ban in U.K.

China Blocks BBC After CGTN Ban in U.K. China Blocks BBC After CGTN Ban in U.K. China’s broadcasting regulator announced on Friday that the BBC will be banned from airing its programs in China through satellite services, accusing the British news service of biased, inaccurate reporting that has “damaged Chinese ethnic unity.” The Chinese announcement came just over a week …

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Nepal Seeks to Ban 2 Climbers It Says Faked Everest Summit

Nepal Seeks to Ban 2 Climbers It Says Faked Everest Summit

Nepal Seeks to Ban 2 Climbers It Says Faked Everest Summit Nepal Seeks to Ban 2 Climbers It Says Faked Everest Summit KATHMANDU, Nepal — The pictures seemed to show them at the top of the world, the summit of Mount Everest, and tourism officials in Nepal presented the two climbers with coveted certificates stating they had reached the world’s …

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Protesters in Poland Vow to Fight Abortion Ban

Protesters in Poland Vow to Fight Abortion Ban

Protesters in Poland Vow to Fight Abortion Ban Protesters in Poland Vow to Fight Abortion Ban Women’s rights advocates and allies in Poland vowed on Thursday to continue to fight a near-total ban on abortion, calling it a breach of human rights and a sign that the country is regressing. The constitutional court ruling, which abruptly came into effect Wednesday …

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Poland Imposes Near-Total Ban on Abortion

Poland Imposes Near-Total Ban on Abortion

Poland Imposes Near-Total Ban on Abortion Poland Imposes Near-Total Ban on Abortion A contentious near-total ban on abortion in Poland went into effect late Wednesday, despite rampant opposition from hundreds of thousands of Poles who began protesting in the fall in the largest demonstrations in the country since the 1989 collapse of communism. Thousands of outraged women, teenagers and allies …

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Biden to repeal Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in military ‘imminently’

Biden to repeal Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in military ‘imminently’

Biden to repeal Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in military ‘imminently’ Biden to repeal Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in military ‘imminently’ Mr Trump’s order went into effect in spring 2019, reversing a decision by Barack Obama, whose administration had said transgender people could openly serve. Under the directive, currently-serving transgender individuals who have received a diagnosis of …

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