Samuel Alito mocks foreign critics for striking down Roe v. Wade at the Rome speech

Alito, sporting a new beard, gave the talk that was largely devoted to protecting religious liberty last week, but was only publicized Thursday by Notre Dame Law School. “Religious freedom is under attack in many places because it is dangerous for those who want to have total power,” Alito said. “It probably also stems from … Read more

India Blocks Krafton Game Over China Data Sharing Concerns: Source

The Battlegrounds Mobile India game and logo are seen in this illustration, July 29, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record NEW DELHI/SEUL, July 29 (Reuters) – The Indian government has blocked a popular battle royale game from Krafton Inc. (259960.KS)a South Korean company backed by China’s Tencent (0700.HK)as … Read more

Inside the secret Manchin-Schumer deal: Democrats shocked, GOP feels betrayed

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (RW.Va.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (DN.Y.) reached a deal on a major tax and climate package Tuesday night but kept it in secret, giving Democrats enough time to pass a $280 billion chip and science bill that Republicans would otherwise have blocked. The announcement of the deal, which … Read more

The next Mega Millions drawing is tonight, with a jackpot of at least $1.1 billion

With a mega millions jackpot with at least an estimated $1.1 billion up for grabs, excitement was building as Friday’s drawing at 11 p.m. EDT drew near. The cash payout for that grand prize would be $648.2 million. The prize fund topped $1 billion this week, marking only the third time the jackpot has crossed … Read more

Kentucky Flooding: 8 People Dead and Death Toll Expected to Rise as Catastrophic Flooding Enters Second Day

“We are currently experiencing one of the worst and most devastating floods in Kentucky history,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during a Thursday morning news conference. Beshear later warned that the destruction is far from over as more rain is expected on Friday. Eastern Kentucky is at a slight to moderate risk of flash flooding through … Read more

Kentucky Flooding: 8 People Dead and Death Toll Expected to Rise as Catastrophic Flooding Enters Second Day

CNN — At least eight people have died and hundreds of houses are ruined after catastrophic flooding in eastern Kentucky on ThursdayAnd as rescuers work around the clock to reach hard-to-reach areas amid continuing storms, authorities say the death toll is expected to rise. The floods washed out bridges, knocked out power and sent some … Read more

Dozens of Ukrainian POWs are believed to have been killed in missile attack

Russia and Ukraine swap blame for prisoner deaths UK says Russia is deploying Wagner fighters more widely UN expects progress on grains, says details still unclear Kyiv, Jul 29 (Reuters) – Dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war appear to have been killed in a missile strike on Friday, with Moscow and Kyiv accusing each other … Read more

Monkeypox: Without federal emergency declaration, San Francisco and New York sound the alarm on the outbreak

San Francisco became the first major city in the United States. to declare a local health emergency on monkeypox in an effort to strengthen the city’s preparedness and response amid high demand for the vaccine. The declaration, which takes effect Monday, is a legal action that allows city departments to mobilize and coordinate more effectively, … Read more