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Trump initially expresses openness to contraception restrictions before retracting statement

Former President Donald Trump’s recent comments on contraception have sparked controversy and speculation about his stance on reproductive rights. In an interview with a Pittsburgh television station, Trump hinted at the possibility of supporting regulations on contraception, suggesting that a future Trump administration might consider imposing mandates or supporting state restrictions on access to birth […]

Japanese town installs screen to block tourists from snapping photos of Mt Fuji

The picturesque town of Fujikawaguchiko in Japan has recently taken measures to combat overtourism and overcrowding by putting up a large black screen to block the view of Mount Fuji from a popular sidewalk spot. Known as a place that offers some of the best views of the iconic Japanese mountain, the town decided to […]

Companies like Google, Meta, OpenAI commit to developing AI responsibly as Seoul AI summit begins

Artificial Intelligence Companies Pledge to Develop Technology Safely SEOUL, South Korea — The world’s leading artificial intelligence companies pledged at the start of a mini summit on AI to develop the technology safely, including pulling the plug if they can’t rein in the most extreme risks. World leaders are expected to hammer out further agreements […]

Biden to announce approval of over 1 million toxic exposure claims under new veterans law

President Joe Biden is taking his message of legislative accomplishments on the road, with a visit to New Hampshire to highlight the impact of a law that helps veterans receive benefits for burn pit or toxic exposure during their service. Since Biden signed the PACT Act into law in August 2022, over 1 million claims […]

Trump campaign denounces Cannes film ‘The Apprentice’ as ‘blatantly false,’ promises legal action

The recent premiere of the film “The Apprentice” at the Cannes Film Festival has sparked controversy and legal threats from former U.S. President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. The film, directed by Ali Abbasi, stars Sebastian Stan as Trump and Jeremy Strong as Roy Cohn, depicting a fictionalized account of the president’s rise in the 1980s. […]

Kelli Ward and other Arizona GOP members to appear in court for fake elector charges

Former Arizona Republican Party chair Kelli Ward and several others are facing conspiracy, forgery, and fraud charges related to their involvement in a scheme to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the 2020 election to Joe Biden. The charges were unveiled last month, and the arraignment is set to take place in a Phoenix courtroom. Among […]

Scarlett Johansson Finds ChatGPT Voice “Eerily Similar” to Hers, Prompting OpenAI to Halt Its Use

OpenAI is facing backlash over one of its ChatGPT voices that sounds eerily similar to Scarlett Johansson. The actress, known for her role in the film “Her,” expressed shock and anger after hearing the voice, which she says closely resembles her own. OpenAI has since decided to halt the use of this particular voice, named […]

David Ortiz feels honored to be recognized in New York once more, this time for his contributions post-baseball career

Hall of Famer David Ortiz continues to make an impact off the field as he did during his illustrious playing career. Recently honored in front of the New York state Senate for his work with the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, Ortiz’s philanthropic efforts were celebrated alongside his on-field achievements. As a three-time World Series champion […]

Michael Cohen faces intense questioning as Trump’s hush money trial reaches its conclusion

The hush money trial involving former President Donald Trump took a dramatic turn as prosecutors called their last and star witness to the stand. Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, delivered pivotal testimony linking Trump directly to the alleged hush money scheme. Cohen faced intense questioning from defense lawyers, who portrayed him as a serial fabulist […]

Court in London to determine extradition fate of WikiLeaks founder Assange to US

The legal battle for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues as a London court ruled on Monday that he can appeal against his extradition to the United States on espionage charges. This decision is likely to prolong an already long legal saga surrounding Assange, who has been indicted on 17 espionage charges and one charge of […]

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