The bill prohibits gender reassignment for those under the age of 21

Ostensibly, Americans and their legislators accept and understand LGBT people more now more than a decade ago. The Supreme Court’s 2015 decision to legalize same-sex marriage is one of the most tangible and significant gains for LGBT rights — yet the 2015 decision directly protected only lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. No fewer than 19 … Read more

The Group of Seven joins the European Union in capping the price of Russian oil at $60 a barrel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia joined the European Union on Friday in adopting a $60-per-barrel cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorganize the global oil market. To prevent rising prices and starving President Vladimir Putin of financing his war in Ukraine. Europe needed to … Read more

Oil production cuts are on the table before Russia sanctions

OPEC+, a group of 23 oil producing countries led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, will meet on Sunday to decide on the next phase of production policy. bloomberg | bloomberg | Getty Images Oil producers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and beyond may impose deeper cuts in oil production on Sunday, energy … Read more

Iran threatened the families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN – Iran families FIFA World Cup Team A match security source said the players were threatened with imprisonment and torture if they did not “behave” ahead of the match against the United States on Tuesday. After Iranian players refused to sing the country’s national anthem in their opening match against England On November 21stThe … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former intelligence chief as new army chief

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – Pakistan On Thursday, former intelligence chief Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was named army chief in the South Asian country, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid a heated debate over the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s top general and former head of the Internal Intelligence … Read more

Revealing the stories of the Ukrainian resistance after the withdrawal of Kherson

near the city of Kherson, Ukraine CNN – Two Russian soldiers were walking down a Kherson street on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below zero and the electricity went out, leaving the town in complete darkness as the soldiers returned to … Read more

Bell will free abuse survivors from shared phone service

WASHINGTON — The US Senate has passed a bipartisan bill, endorsed by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, that would help domestic violence survivors separate from shared wireless service plans with abusers. What you need to know If approved by the President, the Secure Communications Act would allow survivors and their dependents to disconnect the cellphone line … Read more

G20, APEC and ASEAN: World leaders have wrapped up three summits in Asia – with Russia firmly on the sidelines

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – The big three tops world leaders What has happened across Asia in the past week has made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin Marginalized now on the world stage. Putin who Attack on Ukraine For the past nine months, the European country has devastated and disrupted the global economy, refusing to attend … Read more

APEC Summit involving Xi Jinping, Kamala Harris and other leaders

China’s Xi Jinping and Fumio Kishida hold their first face-to-face talks Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, the capital of China. The session was held in Beijing from November 8 to 11. Joe Ping | Xinhua … Read more

A deadly explosion rocks a street in central Istanbul

Istanbul CNN – At least six people were killed and 53 others injured in an explosion in the heart of the Turkish city of Istanbul on Sunday afternoon, according to the city’s governor. Governor Ali Yerlikaya added that the injured are being treated. “We wish God’s mercy on those who lost their lives and a … Read more