TikTok and its Chinese parent company filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a new American law that would ban the popular video-sharing app in the U.S. unless it’s sold to an approved buyer, saying it unfairly singles out the platform and is an unprecedented attack on free speech. In its lawsuit, ByteDance says the new law […]

Alleging First Amendment free speech violations, TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block a new law that would force the sale or the ban of popular short-form video app. The law “will force a

A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday rejected a long-running lawsuit brought by young Oregon-based climate activists who argued that the U.S. government’s role in climate change violated their constitutional rights By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press May 1, 2024, 9:47 PM ET • 3 min read SEATTLE — A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday […]

 [Editor’s Note: The following contains an edited excerpt from “Revealing the Conspiracy: Youth, Gangs, Violence and Drugs, June 25, 1989, which originally appeared in the Final Call Vol. 8, No. 12.] In the times of Moses, Pharaoh saw the Children of Israel multiplying. So he said, “Come, let us deal wisely with them lest they […]

Hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of frozen Russian government assets are sitting in banks across the U.S. and Europe and on Saturday a vote is expected in the House of Representatives that would pave the way for President Joe Biden to confiscate billions of them and hand it over to Ukraine. “Somebody has to […]

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced a multifaceted strategy to bolster law enforcement and community-based initiatives to combat violent crime in America. Speaking at a conference for federal grantees in Chicago, Garland highlighted the need to double down on recent progress and stem the tide […]

JERUSALEM — The United States has welcomed the formation of a new Palestinian autonomy government, signaling it is accepting the revised Cabinet lineup as a step toward Palestinian political reform. The Biden administration has called for “revitalizing” the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority in hopes that it can also administer the Gaza Strip once the Israel-Hamas war ends. The war […]

CNN  —  Alex Murdaugh failed a polygraph test administered as part of the plea agreement for the disgraced former attorney’s raft of financial crimes, violating the deal, which required his truthfulness, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday . . .

Tucked in the massive government funding package signed Saturday by President Biden is a provision banning the flying of LGBTQ Pride flags over U.S. embassies. But even on the same day Mr. Biden signed the package, the White House vowed to work toward repealing the provision. The prohibition was one of many side issues included […]

The bipartisan measure to avert a government shutdown includes a provision that would effectively ban LGBTQ Pride flags from flying over U.S. embassies.  Although the $1.2 trillion, 1,012-page-package does not explicitly mention barring Pride flags from flying at U.S. embassies, its text embraces a Republican-led effort to prohibit the display of the LGBTQ Pride flag […]

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