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Ex-U.N. chief Ban urges Guterres to engage directly with Myanmar army

FILE PHOTO: Head of the International Olympic Committee’s ethics commission, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Pool April 19, 2021 By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urged his successor on […]

ACU Urges MLB to Correct ‘False Claims’ on Election Reforms and Return Games to Georgia

The American Conservative Union (ACU) is urging Major League Baseball (MLB) to publicly correct recent comments it made against Georgia’s election reform law while moving the All-Star Game to another state. MLB moved the game and its 2021 draft from Georgia to protest lawmakers passing a new election reform law that was signed by Republican Gov. […]

Advocacy group urges Zuckerberg to cancel plans to launch Instagram for kids

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 15, 2021 (Reuters) – An advocacy group on Thursday called on Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to not create a version of photo-sharing app Instagram […]

Don’t Accept Legal Challenge to All-Male Military Draft, DOJ Urges Supreme Court

The Biden administration is urging the Supreme Court not to take up a petition asking the court to strike down as unconstitutional a law that authorizes military conscription solely for men. The Trump administration defended the current system in the lower courts. President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) obtained two deadline extensions before filing […]

Texas Lawmaker Urges ‘Bold Stance’ Against Organ Harvesting in China

WASHINGTON—The United States should take a “bold stance” against the Chinese communist regime and hold it accountable for illegal organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China, Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) said on April 9. “The U.S. government has stood idly by for far too long,” Babin said in an interview with The Epoch Times. […]

Sen. Scott Urges Nations to Condemn IOC’s Support of China’s Abuses of Uyghurs

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) has urged nations to stand up and condemn the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) support of communist China’s genocide of the Uyghurs and find a new host for the 2022 Olympic Games. In a statement issued on April 7, Scott pointed to reports that the IOC gave a uniform contract for the Tokyo 2021 Summer […]

Graham Urges Fauci to Assess If Biden Border Policies Are Creating COVID ‘Super-Spreader’ Event

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday once again urged infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci to visit the U.S.-Mexico border to determine whether Biden administration policies are undercutting the nation’s herculanean efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. Graham published his letter to U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director Fauci on […]

Blunt Urges Biden to Cut Infrastructure Package by 70 Percent for ‘Easy Win’ on GOP Backing

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday accused Democrats of padding the infrastructure plan with unrelated pet spending projects, while urging President Joe Biden to pare it down by around two-thirds, saying it would then easily win Republican backing and give the White House the coveted badge of bipartisanship. Biden campaigned on being able to work across […]

Rep. Lynch Urges Americans to Stop Buying PPE From China

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) is calling on American companies and bodies to stop buying personal protective equipment (PPE) with materials sourced from China. Reliance on China for products to protect American citizens poses a risk to U.S. national security, Lynch said at a press conference in Boston on March 30. “We’ve got China hacking federal […]

Sen. Rubio Urges Delta to Condemn Chinese Regime’s Ongoing Genocide of Uyghurs

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on April 1 called on Delta to condemn the Chinese Communist Party’s ongoing genocide of Uyghur Muslims after the company’s CEO Ed Bastian said in a note to employees that Georgia’s new voting law “does not match Delta’s values.” In an open letter published on his website, Rubio urged the CEO to […]