Cuban Lawmakers Pass New Penal Code Critiqued by Rights, Media Groups | World News

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban lawmakers on Sunday approved a new penal code for the country that is being criticized by some rights groups who say its clause on foreign funding may be used to unjustly stifle dissent and independent journalism in the wake of widespread anti-government protests last July. The government said the new code, … Read more

Cuban lawmakers pass new penal code critiqued by rights, media groups

A view of the Capitol during an overnight curfew amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Havana, Cuba, September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to register HAVANA, May 15 (Reuters) – Cuban lawmakers on Sunday approved a new penal code for the country that is … Read more

Social media reaction following Grant Williams’ game seven performance

Former University of Tennessee basketball player Grant Williams and Boston advanced in the NBA playoffs Sunday. The second-seeded Celtics advanced with a game No. 7, 109-81, victory over defending NBA champion Milwaukee at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics will play Miami in the Eastern Conference finals. In game No. 7 versus the Bucks, Williams … Read more

Melania Trump takes shots at Dr. Jill Biden over Vogue Magazine cover

(WVUE) – The former First Lady is back in the spotlight again since leaving the office and one thing she didn’t hold back on was taking shots at Dr. Jill Biden for making the cover of Vogue Magazine. The former First Lady did a recent interview with “Fox & Friends,” and was asked about her … Read more

Survey of More Than 800 Planet-Forming Disks Reveals a Planetary Evolution Surprise

Is our Solar System comparable to other solar systems? What do other systems look like? We know from exoplanet studies that many other systems have hot Jupiters, massive gas giants that orbit extremely close to their stars. Is that normal, and our Solar System is the outlier? One way of addressing these questions is to … Read more

NY Gov. Hochul: CEOs of social media companies ‘need to be held accountable’ in wake of Buffalo shooting

Check out what’s clicking on New York Gov. Kathy Hochul called for executives of social media companies to be held accountable on Sunday after a White 18-year-old allegedly posted a racist 180-page manifesto online before livestreaming a shooting rampage at a supermarket in a predominantly Black Buffalo neighborhood on Saturday afternoon. Hochul said the … Read more