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Appeals court reverses Wisconsin voting restrictions rulings

“The ruling puts municipalities in every corner of Wisconsin closer to equal footing when it comes to early in-person voting,” Fitzgerald said. “I applaud the 7th Circuit on its decision and look forward to moving on with this Fall’s elections.” Democrats railed against the decision, calling it an “assault on our democracy.” “As (President Donald) […]Read More

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions

The Supreme Court reaffirmed abortion protections on Monday, striking down a Louisiana abortion restriction that, if allowed to be implemented, could have made the state the first to be without a legal abortion provider since Roe v. Wade.  The decision — with Chief Justice John Roberts concurring with the court’s four-member liberal minority — is […]Read More

PM says cabinet to discuss new restrictions amid ‘rising wave’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the cabinet would vote to reimpose some coronavirus regulations as infection numbers continued to rise and the Israel Society for Infectious Diseases warned the country was on the verge of losing control of the virus. Netanyahu said ministers would vote on restrictions on the size of permitted gatherings […]Read More

Restrictions leave US travelers high and dry

(CNN) — In downtown Buffalo, New York, crossing the border into Ontario, Canada, used to be as easy as driving one mile across the Peace Bridge over the Niagara River. But that’s now a forbidden route. In the coronavirus era, New York residents and out-of-state road trippers aren’t allowed to cross the border for leisure […]Read More

Cabinet to weigh reimposing restrictions amid rise in coronavirus infections

Israel’s “coronavirus cabinet,” tasked with leading the government’s response to the virus outbreak, is set to convene on Sunday to weigh reimposing some restrictions, as the infection rate in Israel continues to climb. In an interview with Channel 12 news on Saturday, Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch said possible measures proposed by the Health Ministry […]Read More

US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Pompeo did not name the Chinese officials affected by the US visa restrictions US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese Communist Party officials believed to be responsible for undermining freedoms in Hong Kong. Mr Pompeo said the sanctions targeted […]Read More

US states reimpose virus restrictions; India tops 500,000

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street over the surging case numbers. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 730 points, or nearly 3%. In Asia, a large increase pushed India over half a million cases, the fourth highest in the world, while China and South Korea battled smaller outbreaks in their capitals. The Indian city of […]Read More

NSW coronavirus restrictions to ease further, all sport allowed to

Community sports teams will be allowed to resume competition from July 1, as the NSW Government continues to ease coronavirus restrictions. Key points: The eased restrictions include full-contact sport Food and beverage stalls at facilities will be able to open too Australia recorded no locally transmitted cases of coronavirus yesterday Outdoor sports are currently restricted […]Read More

Hong Kongers defy coronavirus restrictions to protest national security law

Police fired tear gas at the crowds less than an hour after the start of the march, which did not receive official authorization and went against coronavirus social distancing restrictions, which ban groups of more than eight people meeting. An online stream showed protesters throwing objects at police. Protesters had begun gathering around midday in […]Read More

US roadway death rate up in March despite virus restrictions

DETROIT (AP) — The rate of fatal automobile crashes in the U.S. jumped dramatically in March, even though the number of miles driven plummeted due to coronavirus stay-home orders. The National Safety Council said Wednesday that based on preliminary figures from states, the number of fatal crashes per 100 million miles driven rose an “alarming” […]Read More