Protestors react as they listen to Former State Senator Wendy Davis speak during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, U.S., April 5, 2017. Photo by Reuters/Ilana Panich-Linsman The government can appeal. A federal judge in Washington issued an injunction on Friday preventing the Trump administration from interfering with the ability of undocumented teenagers in U.S.custody to have abortions or obtain abortion-related services. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan also certified a class action of similar minor children to challenge the administration's policy. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services'(HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement ("ORR") had last March adopted a policy prohibiting federally funded shelters from taking "any action that facilitates" abortions without approval from its director. But the judge said a preliminary injunction was appropriate while the matter is litigated because the plaintiffs had shown a "strong … [Read more...] about Judge says undocumented teens in US custody must have abortion access
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President-elect Donald Trump has chosen a number of new faces for his administration. Compiled by BTA … [Read more...] about New faces in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration
On March 22nd, Texas Republican Senator, Ted Cruz announced he would to participate in the race for the 2016 presidential election of the United States. "I'm running for President and I hope to earn your support!" Cruz said on his official Twitter page, an unusual forum for presidential candidates to announce such plans. Cruz, 44, is the first high profile candidate to officially declare that he is running for president and will forego an exploratory committee and there is already chatter in political circles around the possible candidacies of former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator, Rand Paul, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, among others. Mr. Cruz made a formal announcement during a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, a Christian school founded by televangelist, Jerry Falwell. Cruz called for the support of religious conservatives who play a major role in states with early nominating contests. He vowed to … [Read more...] about US Senator Ted Cruz to participate in 2016 presidential election
PM wraps up US visit happy with education commitments (28-06-2008) HOUSTON — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung wrapped up a four-day visit to the United States by saying that Viet Nam always considered the US a leading education partner and said he was committed to creating favourable conditions for US investors in this field. At a seminar titled Education Initiatives With Viet Nam, the PM said that Viet Nam and the US had not only agreed to boost education co-operation, but to establish a task force to carry out the talk.The PM added that several agreements to co-operate were signed during his trip. He expressed delight at "fruitful developments in bilateral relations" in many fields, particularly in economics, trade and investment. Dung said that encouraging progress had been recorded in educational co-operation, adding, however, that achievements so far were not commensurate with the potentials and strengths of both sides. On Thursday, the PM had direct dialogue with US investors … [Read more...] about PM wraps up US visit happy with education commitments
The United States on Tuesday announced its fourth mad cow case found in central California, stressing that the animal with the disease did not enter food chain and there was no threat to beef or milk. "The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the nation's fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, commonly known as 'mad cow disease') in a dairy cow from central California," the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a statement. The carcass of the animal is being held under state authority at a rendering facility in California and will be destroyed, and "it was never presented for slaughter for human consumption, so at no time presented a risk to the food supply or human health," the department said. Officials are still trying to determine how the cow was infected. The department said the finding was an atypical case of mad cow disease, which is very rare. Atypical cases do not come from eating infecting … [Read more...] about Fourth mad cow case detected in U.S.