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Chile's top court paves way for abortions in some cases

Chile's top court paves way for abortions in some cases

In a statement , the Roman Catholic conference of bishops in Chile said the ruling, which can not be appealed, "offends the conscience and common good of our citizens". Prior to that, for more than 50 years, Chile permitted abortion if the mother's life was in danger or if the fetus was not viable. " Chile has finally moved one step closer to protecting the human rights of women and girls", said Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions with North

US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions with North

Called Ulchi Freedom Guardian , the joint drills will take place from August 21 to August 31 and involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea . Bannon went further to say he might consider an unlikely deal in which the USA pulled out its troops from South Korea in exchange for Beijing stopping Pyongyang's nuclear buildup. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google may launch a new Chromebook Pixel and a mini Google Home

Google may launch a new Chromebook Pixel and a mini Google Home

Along with new Pixel smartphones, Google is apparently cooking up a smaller Google Home smart speaker device powered by artificial intelligence (AI), according to Android Police . Even so, it is similar to what Amazon is doing with the Echo Dot, a smaller and more affordable version of the larger Echo. As for Project Bison itself, it was rumored to feature a 12.3-inch display, 32 GB or 128 GB of built-in storage, 8 GB or 16 GB of RAM, and a Wacom stylus that folks can pick up ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinians await 'clear vision' from U.S. on peace talks

Palestinians await 'clear vision' from U.S. on peace talks

In February Trump appeared to break with the position of past U.S. administrations by saying Washington was not necessarily committed to the two-state solution to the conflict, but to a framework acceptable to both parties. "I have urged them to say the same thing to Netanyahu, but they have refrained from doing so". He added that it was impossible to know what Trump and his team were planning. Consulte Mais Informação

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BC Green Party to re-introduce ride-sharing legislation

BC Green Party to re-introduce ride-sharing legislation

This will be Weaver's third time introducing legislation aimed at enabling ridesharing in B.C., an issue that has always been a point of contention in provincial politics due to the financial threat it poses to the existing taxi industry. Vancouver may soon be ending its reputation as one of the last major North American cities holding out against ride-sharing companies like Uber. Geoff Meggs, Premier John Horgan's chief of staff, expressed his disappointment with the Liberal party's plan in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump looks directly at the sun during eclipse

Donald Trump looks directly at the sun during eclipse

The total eclipse of the sun on Monday was a family affair for President Trump, who viewed the the action from the terrace of the White House alongside First Lady Melania and their son Barron. On Monday, social media quickly filled with photos and GIFs of the president checking out the historic solar eclipse without proper protection. Millions of people traveled to areas within the USA and even to a cruise ship in the Bermuda Triangle that were all located on the path of totality, where ... Consulte Mais Informação

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