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US & Canada · Oklahoma City

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

49% Center coverage: 78 sources
The bill bans abortion starting at fertilization. Opponents have called the bill the most restrictive in the country. Governor Kevin Stitt: "I promised Oklahomans that as governor I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that came across my desk and I am proud to keep that promise today"See the Story
US & Canada · Harrisburg

Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary between Oz and McCormick is heading to a recount

52% Center coverage: 59 sources
The state's top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a statewide recount. The winner in the race until the recount is complete could take until June 8. Dr. Mehmet Oz, endorsed by President Donald Trump, led McCormick by 9,343, or 007 percentage points, as of Wednesday.See the Story
Business · Washington

Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

39% Center coverage: 53 sources
Twitter Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations. The social media giant failed to protect users' data privacy in line with a 2011 agreement with the FTC. The settlement will resolve allegations that Twitter violated the FTC Act and an administrative order issued by the FTC in 2011.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

House sergeant-at-arms says lawmakers should not carry firearms in Capitol Complex

60% Center coverage: 20 sources
House Sergeant at Arms William J. Walker voiced his opinion a day after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers in a Uvalde, Texas, school. The shooting spree has ignited talk in Congress about passing gun safety legislation. There is no indication that an outright ban on members having guns at the Capitol is likely anytime soon.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

US to vote on new UN sanctions for North Korea on Thursday

Coverage: 17 sources
The U.S. has been working on the draft Security Council resolution for several months. The measure faces opposition from North Korea's neighbors China and Russia. The resolution would reduce exports of crude oil to North Korea from 4 million barrels a year to 3 million barrels. It would also ban the North from exporting mineral fuels, mineral oils and mineral waxes.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Bipartisan talks on "red flag laws" pick up after Texas shooting

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Senate Democrats and Republicans held small-group discussions Wednesday to gauge bipartisan support for passage of any legislation in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting. The most realistic path, as of now, seems to be through "red flag" legislation, which would allow authorities to temporarily take guns away from people considered to be a threat. Legislation that would expand background checks or address loopholes on waiting periods are also being discussed.See the Story
Asia · Varanasi

Dispute over mosque becomes religious flashpoint in India

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Muslims and Hindus in India's northern Varanasi city have prayed to their gods in a mosque and a temple that are separated by one wall. A local court earlier this month began hearing a petition filed by a group of Hindus that seeks access to pray inside the Gyanvapi mosque compound. The petitioners say the complex still houses Hindu idols and motifs, a claim that has been contested by the mosque's authorities.See the Story
Business · New Zealand

Ukrainian fighters take to electric bikes in the war against Russia

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The Australian, New Zealand and Norwegian militaries have also trialled electric bikes for reconnaissance and patrol.See the Story
Volodymyr Zelenskyy · Severodonetsk

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Zelensky, Western partners warn appeasing Putin will not end invasion

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Russia could soon make a direct assault on Severodonetsk, one of the largest eastern cities still under Ukrainian control.See the Story

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