The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a federal law that prevents people who are subject to domestic-violence restraining orders from having firearms — its first major Second Amendment decision since a 2022 ruling that expanded gun rights. The court said the . . .

Ukraine’s Azov Brigade will “prove the effectiveness” of the U.S.’ decision to lift a long-standing ban on providing weapons to the unit, according to the brigade’s commander. “We will justify the responsibility entrusted to us, and with our discipline, resilience and bravery in battle, we will prove the effectiveness of this decision,” Colonel Denys Prokopenko […]

Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Bump stocks were used in the Las Vegas shooting in 2017 – when dozens of people were killed at a music festivalArticle information Author, Brandon Drenon & Lisa Lambert Role, BBC News, Washington 14 June 2024 The US Supreme Court has lifted a ban on bump stocks, the rapid-fire […]

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Biden’s decision to shut down the southern border to nearly all migrants seeking asylum in the United States. The action is the first legal challenge to an order that the Biden administration hopes will decrease the number of illegal border crossings and neutralize […]

KYIV, Ukraine — The United States has lifted its ban on the use of American weapons by a high-profile and controversial Ukrainian military unit, the latest reversal by Washington that could help its ally counter Russia’s battlefield advance

The U.S. State Department has removed restrictions on the transfer of American weapons and training to a high-profile Ukrainian military unit with a checkered past June 11, 2024, 4:42 AM ET • 3 min read KYIV, Ukraine — The U.S. has removed restrictions on the transfer of American weapons and training to a high-profile Ukrainian […]

The Biden administration will allow a Ukrainian military unit with a checkered past to use U.S. weaponry, the State Department said Monday, having lifted a ban imposed years ago amid concerns in Washington about the group’s origins. The Azov . . .

Donald Trump gained millions of followers on TikTok in the hours after launching an account on the short-form video app — which, when he occupied the White House, he had threatened with a nationwide ban unless Chinese internet giant ByteDance sold control of TikTok to U.S.-based entities.

The United States is expected to lift a ban on the sale of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, potentially in the coming weeks, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. Washington has already signalled to Saudi Arabia that it was prepared to lift the ban, the newspaper reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Soon […]

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde says an abortion ban between 12 and 14 weeks “is probably a reasonable time range” for people to decide whether to terminate their pregnancies — but Wisconsin voters should decide. Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says “women and their doctors should decide their care.” Hovde told Milwaukee reporters in […]

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