Breaking World News

Breaking World News

The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections
“Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance…” (The Washington Post)

House panel’s Russia probe effectively put on hold
“The House Intelligence Committee’s probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, including potential ties between the Trump team and the Kremlin, is effectively on hold, after its chairman said the panel would not interview more witnesses until two intelligence chiefs return to Capitol Hill for a still-unscheduled private briefing…”
(The Washington Post)

AKIM REPORT SHOWS ISRAELIS ACCEPTING BUT NOT INCLUSIVE OF INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED
“While there is an improvement in how Israeli society perceives people with cognitive disabilities, there is still a prominent belief that this group should live their lives within frameworks separate from the rest of the population, according to AKIM, the National Organization for Habilitation of Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities…”
(The Jerusalem Post)

GLICK FILES SUPREME COURT PETITION TO ALLOW MK VISITS TO TEMPLE MOUNT
“Mk Yehudah Glick (Likud) submitted a petition to the High Court of Justice on Tuesday asking it to permit Knesset members to visit the Temple Mount…” (The Jerusalem Post)

Updated-The Syrian Arab Republic delegation meets Gatilov and Iran’s UN Representative
“Geneva , SANA_ The Syrian Arab Republic delegation headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari met Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergey Vershinin and the accompanying delegation…” (Syrian Arab News Agency)

Army establishes control over mountains in Palmyra, kills scores of terrorists in Deir Ezzor and Hama
“Provinces, SANA – Army and Armed Forces units established control over a number of mountains in Palmyra area in the eastern countryside of Homs province after eliminating the last ISIS gatherings in the area, according to a military source…”
(Syrian Arab News Agency)

Ex-governor declared fugitive from justice
“The ex-governor Chihuahua is now considered a fugitive from justice, his successor said this afternoon.

César Duarte has fled to El Paso, Texas, to avoid possible corruption charges, said Governor Javier Corral, telling a press conference that procedures have begun to have Duarte arrested and extradited to Mexico…” (Mexico News Daily)

Costume on Amazon ‘racist, anti-Latino’
“A costume bearing the inscription “Mexico will pay!” has been described as racist by the man who helped develop the “Make Mexico America Again!” baseball hats.

And Jerónimo Saldaña wants Amazon to stop selling it…” (Mexico News Daily)

 

Photo: By Martin Falbisoner (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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