Putin Orders Government to Improve Abortion Prevention Efforts
President Vladimir Putin has urged the government to improve abortion prevention strategies in an effort to reduce the number of terminated pregnancies and offset Russia's population decline.Putin’s order was made public days after Poland’s top court deemed abortions performed in cases of fetal defects to be unconstitutional. For Poland, which already had some of Europe’s strictest abortion laws, the decision amounted to a near-total ban on the procedure, sparking mass protests in over 150 Polish cities.Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and regional heads will be tasked with reassessing Russia’...
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Jay Mohr ordered to stay away from ex - report
A Los Angeles County court judge has issued the protective order against the Jerry Maguire star, after a woman who claims to be his ex alleged he "yanked" her hair and "slapped" her face and backside repeatedly during a recent altercation."When I went to leave he got right behind me and said 'don't you dare walk up those stairs. I won't let you,'" she explained in the legal papers, obtained by The Blast. "He told me I wouldn't have made it up the stairs. He told me I can't get away from him."Describing her injuries, she added, "There were marks on my cheeks and buttock. I have pictures."The pl...
Michigan athletic department reports new single-week high of COVID-19 cases
Michigan’s athletic department reported a new single-week high for COVID-19 cases, with 26 positive test results between Oct. 17-23, the university announced Friday.Of the positive results, 25 were from student-athletes and one was from a staff member.1,576 total tests were administered between student-athletes and staff members this week.In total, since the department began testing, there have been 13,734 total tests administered — 10,975 to student-athletes, 2,759 to staff members — with 131 positive tests (118 student-athletes, 13 staff members).The increase in cases comes during the same w...
Detroit Free Press
Many sectors 'not involved' in work-from-home order, and other news you may have missed
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed, in brief.1. Senior Minister (Defence Cluster) Ismail Sabri Yaakob clarified that only industries under the International Trade and Industry Ministry’s purview, and civil servants under the Public Service Department’s purview, are affected by the government’s work-from-home order, which takes effect from today (Oct 22) in areas under conditional movement control order (CMCO). Many other sectors, such as the services sector, are not affected.2. Ismail Sabri also said Covid-19 testing for workers who continue to report to their workplace ...
It is time for the Knesset to put the House in order
The Knesset is not in good shape. The fiasco that took place in the plenum on Wednesday serves nobody well. Let’s look at what happened: a bill proposed by Meretz MK Tamar Zandberg to establish a parliamentary committee of inquiry into Case 3000 – the Submarine Affair – to investigate possible wrongdoing by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu momentarily passed, 25 to 23 votes, before the Knesset speaker demanded a repeat vote, by roll call, a lengthier process calling on each MK to vote by name. The bill was then defeated, 44 to 0 after the opposition walked out of the plenum in protest, crying...
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Kristen Welker, moderator tasked with bringing order to final debate
New York (AFP) - NBC News journalist Kristen Welker has the difficult task of moderating Thursday's final TV debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden following a chaotic first head-to-head between the presidential candidates.The 44-year-old will be looking to bring order to the showdown in Nashville, Tennessee, after Fox News anchor Chris Wallace was criticized for presiding over a hard-to-watch bickering fest between the septuagenarians last time out.Welker, NBC's White House correspondent since 2011, is already under pressure from President Trump and his entourage, who claim she's left-wing...
District Court Colombo extends enjoining order on ex-MPs Dissanayake and Yogaraja | Daily FT
The District Judge of Colombo Justice Rashantha Godawela, has extended the enjoining orders until 2 November, restraining Naveen Dissanayake and Ramiayya Yogaraja from presenting themselves as the President and the General Secretary of the Lanka Jathika Estate Workers Union (LJEWU).The plaintiffs MPs Harin Fernando and Vadivel Suresh, the President and General Secretary of LJEWU, stated in the plaint, inter alia, that the defendants Naveen Dissanayake and Ramiayya Yogaraja were illegally and/or unlawfully presenting themselves as the President and the General Secretary of the LJEWU. The plaint...
Daily Financial Times
Despite IGP’s order, police disperse peaceful ENDSARS protesters in Abuja
Despite the warning by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, that no force should be used against the ENDSARS protesters, gun-wielding police officers dispersed demonstrators demanding an end to the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with the viral #ENDSARS in Abuja on Monday.The protesters had massed around the busy Keffi- Abuja Express Way around the Karu axis in the suburb of the nation’s capital in their numbers as early as 8:30 am brandishing different placards and banners with varied inscriptions and some of them draped in Nigerian flags chanting songs, Busin...
Carnival ships will need court approval 60 days before restarting cruises, judge says
MIAMI — A federal judge said she plans to require Carnival Corp. to certify that each of its cruise ships is compliant with its probation obligations 60 days before those ships reenter U.S. waters to restart cruises.The forthcoming order from U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida Patricia Seitz could inhibit the company’s plans to resume cruise operations in the United States on Dec. 1. Seitz made the announcement at a status conference Friday in the company’s ongoing criminal case for environmental crimes.Seitz said the order will require ships to notify her 60 days in adva...
Azerbaijani PM signs order on renaming liberated Madagiz village to Sugovushan
By TrendAzerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov signed an order on some issues in connection with the application of Law #173-VIQ as of October 6, 2020 on renaming Madagiz village in Azerbaijan’s Tartar district to Sugovushan village, Trend reports on Oct. 16.story will be updated—Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz