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A Netherlands court has ordered a ban on sales of F-35 parts to Israel, citing a “clear risk” that they could be used in violations of humanitarian law. The Dutch Court of Appeals made its decision on Monday following an application from several human rights organisations that are concerned about Israeli war crimes in the …

New York CNN  —  Apple has received approval to change the way its smartwatches function so the company can overcome the Apple Watch ban imposed by a US court. The fix would eliminate a feature Apple has marketed as a way for customers to monitor their health. According to a federal court filing Monday, Apple …

Donald Trump’s Twitter account appeared to be back online after a slim majority of votes were cast, in a Twitter poll organised by Elon Musk, in favour of reinstating the former US president, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence. Slightly more than 15 million votes were counted in the poll …

MUNCIE, Ind.— In August, Indiana became the first state to sign an abortion ban into law and hospitals across the state have been preparing for the effects. Teams at IU Health, the largest healthcare provider in Indiana, have been working for several weeks to make changes to their procedures, education programs and resources for their …

A number of Republican-led states that are moving to ban abortion are, at the same time, extending health insurance benefits to new mothers, professing to support “women in crisis”. As the US supreme court prepares to rule on national abortion rights, many Republican states are seeking severe abortion bans that would force many women to …

In a draft letter released Tuesday, the Equity and Human Relations Commission said technologies currently being used by the Long Beach Police Department “pose significant civil liberties and racial justice concerns” and were “largely deployed without any public policy discussions.” They should be “banned from use” by the city, according to the draft letter, which …

An oil pumpjack pulls oil from the Permian Basin oil field on March 14, 2022 in Odessa, Texas. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Oil prices rose on Tuesday, extending gains from the previous session, as the European Union firmed up plans to tighten sanctions on Russia this week, with Germany saying it was prepared to …

DANVILLE, Va. – Governor Glenn Youngkin is amending a controversial bill that could lift a partial ban on facial recognition technology in Virginia. The technology has been around for years, but local police haven’t been able to use it. “As long as it’s used responsibly and within the guidelines of the law,” Danville Police’s Captain …

At this point, plastic bags are about as ubiquitous in our natural environment as the air we breathe — they’re all around us. Up to 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year, according to the United National Environmental Programme, and once these bags have fulfilled they’re single-use purpose, the majority become planet Earth’s …

By Marina Trajkovich05:12 Western Australia’s Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson has announced a new $29 million COVID-19 intensive care ward will be in use from this Wednesday, as case numbers continue to increase. She said the new unit, attached to the Royal Perth Hospital, “has been optimised for COVID-19 conditions” and will only be used for …