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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

64% Center coverage: 124 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy
US & Canada · Washington

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

54% Center coverage: 91 sources
Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. The Trump administration sent an estimated 70,000 people back to Mexico. Since early December 2021, under what immigration advocates call MPP 2.0, the Biden administration has sent back far fewer.See the Story
Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirement, thanks to Jamie Foxx
US & Canada · Los Angeles

Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirement, thanks to Jamie Foxx

43% Center coverage: 52 sources
Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx are reuniting for a new movie. The actress announced her retirement from acting in 2018. She and Foxx co-starred in Annie, Diaz's last film before her retirement. The movie, Back in Action, will be directed by Seth Gordon.See the Story

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Asia · Hong Kong

Chinese leader Xi arrives in Hong Kong for handover anniversary

Coverage: 47 sources
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Hong Kong on Thursday for events to celebrate 25 years since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule. Xi's visit, via high-speed rail, is his first to the city since 2017 and the first known trip outside mainland China in over two years amid the COVID-19 epidemic.See the Story
Europe · Bridgend

Mother, stepfather and teenager sentenced to life for murdering five-year-old Logan Mwangi

47% Right coverage: 15 sources
Logan Mwangi's body was discovered in the River Ogmore in Bridgend. He suffered 56 external cuts and bruises, as well as "catastrophic" internal injuries. Angharad Williamson, 31, was found guilty of murder at Cardiff Crown Court. She was jailed for life with a minimum term of 28 years. John Cole, 40, and a 14-year-old boy were also given life sentences.See the Story
Politics · Kinshasa

Congo buries murdered independence hero Lumumba's only remains

77% Center coverage: 13 sources
Patrice Lumumba is widely hailed as the nationalist activist who helped to end colonial rule. He became the country's first prime minister and was assassinated within a year in 1961. The ceremony for the interment of his remains comes after Belgium returned them to Congo earlier this month.See the Story
Europe · Glasgow

Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry jailed for two years for embezzlement following Glasgow trial

Coverage: 11 sources
Natalie McGarry jailed for two years for embezzling £25,000 from SNP and pro-independence group. 40-year-old was the MP for Glasgow East between 2015 and 2017. Sheriff Tom Hughes said she had betrayed people who put their trust in her. McGarry had earlier conviction quashed after judges ruled she suffered miscarriage of justice.See the Story
Europe · London

Halifax says pronoun badge critics can close accounts

50% Right coverage: 12 sources
The bank tweeted a picture of a name badge with the pronouns she/her/hers and the caption: "Pronouns matter." In response to complaints the social media team said that Halifax wanted to 'open the conversation around gender identity.' The bank told two vociferous critics: 'We strive for inclusion, equality and, quite simply, in doing what's right. If you don't like it, close your account.'See the Story
Europe · London

European court tells Russia to ensure two Britons do not face death penalty

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Two Britons face the death penalty in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic. The two men had been fighting with the Ukrainian armed forces since 2018. They were sentenced to death in early June by a Donetsk court, which is not internationally recognized. U.K. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss slammed the decision as a sham judgment with no legitimacy.See the Story
Europe · London

Flights cancelled from Heathrow due to 'higher passenger numbers than airport can serve'

56% Left coverage: 9 sources
A total of 30 flights have been removed from the morning schedule. Most passengers are expected to be rebooked on to other flights outside of peak times. It is expected that 98% of flights will operate as planned at Heathrow today. The airport apologised for the impact this has on travel plans.See the Story
Cricket · England

Buttler appointed England white-ball captain

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Jos Buttler named as England's new white-ball captain. Buttler was vice-captain of England under Eoin Morgan. He has led England in nine one-day internationals and five Twenty20s. His first assignment as captain will come against India in July.See the Story
Europe · Nigeria

Ike Ekweremadu: Nigerian senator remanded over UK organ-harvesting plot

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Ike Ekweremadu, 60, has been a senator in Nigeria since 2003. He faces a charge of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another person for exploitation under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. He will next appear at Westminster Magistrates' court on 7 July. No bail application was made and he will remain in custody.See the Story
Europe · Hill

Man accused of pushing pregnant wife to her death at Arthur's Seat

Coverage: 2 sources
Kashif Anwar, 28, is accused of murdering his pregnant wife. Fawziyah Javed, 31, died after falling from Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh. Mr Anwar has pled not guilty to the charges at the High Court in Glasgow. His trial is scheduled to take place in March 2023.See the Story
Europe · United Kingdom

Claire Foy: The Crown star faced 'significant risk' from stalker

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Claire Foy, 38, was allegedly targeted by Jason Penrose, 39, in November and December last year. Penrose appeared outside of Ms Foy's home and sent her over 1,000 emails in a month, the court was told. Hearing to decide about a stalking protection order (SPO) was adjourned after Penrose arrived unrepresented.See the Story
London, England · London

Victoria Coach Station assault: Man arrested on suspicion of GBH

Coverage: 2 sources
Kamil Sobala was attacked moments after he arrived at Victoria Coach station. The 31-year-old said he was beaten up by a man in a grey suit because of his nationality. He was taken to St Thomas' Hospital by members of the public. A man, 33, has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.See the Story

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