Twitter to pay more than $800 million for misleading investors with false data

U.S. 09/21/21, 18:47

Following a large class-action lawsuit, Twitter has agreed to an $809.5 million payout to settle a dispute stemming from claims that the social networking powerhouse "provided misleading information" to its investors. As reported by The Hill, the complaint alleges that Twitter provided "unrealistic growth projections" during an event in November 2014 to ...

Top 3 medical associations cancel licenses from doctors who warn against COVID-19 shots

News 09/21/21, 18:00

Three professional medical organizations have approved removing doctors’ eligibility to practice medicine if they speak out against the innovative COVID-19 or CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus inoculations. The American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Family Medicine, and the American Board of Internal Medicine issued a joint statement on Thursday, ...

Texas sues Biden administration for pro-transgender rules on state land

U.S. 09/21/21, 16:22

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office launched legal action to overturn the Biden administration's June guidance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees. BL understands the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's guidance includes one rule, requiring employers to let workers to use restrooms that match the gender they identify most ...

58% of Republicans want to renominate Trump for president says poll

U.S. 09/21/21, 15:54

Nearly six in 10 Republicans support Donald Trump's potential 2024 bid to return to the White House, a new survey found. The latest Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll shows the previous president is still a popular candidate for GOP endorsement. Trump received 58% of GOP responses, even though his campaign was not officially ...

Supreme Court agrees to review Roe versus Wade ruling on abortion

U.S. 09/21/21, 14:29

America's highest court will revisit legislation that recognizes a woman's right to terminate pregnancy on Dec. 1. The U.S. Supreme Court will review its 1973 Roe versus Wade ruling on abortion. Mississippi state is appealing two federal court blocks against the 2018 Gestational Age Act, which bans abortion after 15 weeks ...

First doctor sued for violating Texas Heartbeat Act

U.S. 09/21/21, 03:14

A Texas doctor was sued on Monday, Sept. 20, after admitting that he breached the newly enacted abortion ban in the Lone Star state. The physician, Alan Braid from San Antonio, performed an abortion on Sept. 6, just five days after the Heartbeat Act went into effect.  The legal action against Dr. ...

US to investigate case of border agents dispersing Haitians with whips

U.S. 09/21/21, 01:19

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, on Monday, Sept. 20, promised that it would launch an internal probe into allegations of border agents using whips to round up Haitian refugees.  "The Department of Homeland Security does not tolerate the abuse of migrants in our custody and we take these allegations very ...