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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. […]