June 6, 2022

Russia sanctions 61 top US officials, including treasury and energy secretaries

Russian Flag Photo : iStock Moscow: Russia on Monday announced sanctions on 61 officials of the United States. As per the Russian foreign ministry, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and leading defence and media executives are among those who are sanctioned by...

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Poland, with near-total ban on abortion, to keep records on pregnancies

WARSAW —  The government of Poland, a country with a near-total ban on abortion, faced accusations Monday of creating a “pregnancy register” as it expands the amount of patients’ medical data being saved digitally. Rights advocates and opposition politicians fear that women face unprecedented surveillance given the...

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Kim K and Elon Musk love this political opportunist. Why L.A. voters shouldn’t.

Tuesday’s nonpartisan primary for mayor of Los Angeles is going to have reverberations well beyond California.  The race to represent the country’s second-largest city pits Democratic Rep. Karen Bass against Rick Caruso, a billionaire real estate developer and longtime Republican who switched his party affiliation to...

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