How the US Supreme Court is remaking America’s legal landscape

How the US Supreme Court is remaking America’s legal landscape

Abortion-rights activists chant during a rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on June 23.Nathan Howard/Getty Images The conservative justices that now dominate the US Supreme Court have knocked down a 111-year-old New York gun law, ruled in favor of public funds for religious schooling and appear poised to overturn a half-century of … Read more

Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

Ukraine to restrict Russian books, music in latest cultural break from Moscow

KYIV, June 19 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday voted through two laws which will place severe restrictions on Russian books and music as Kyiv seeks to break many remaining cultural ties between the two countries following Moscow’s invasion. One law will forbid the printing of books by Russian citizens, unless they renounce their Russian … Read more

Elon Musk Faces $258 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Over Dogecoin

Elon Musk Faces 8 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Over Dogecoin

Photo: Gotham (Getty Images) Infamous internet clown and horrible SNL host Elon Musk and his two large companies, Tesla and SpaceX, are facing a ludicrously large $258 billion lawsuit over…uh…Dogecoin. As I’ve said before, 2022 is just a wild year of headlines. Bloomberg reported yesterday that Musk and his companies are being sued over claims … Read more

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks during an interview with Reuters in her office at Government buildings, in Dublin, Ireland, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – Britain is set to break international law by bringing forward legislation to unilaterally change the … Read more

Is it legal to text and drive if I’m in a Tim Hortons drive-through?

Is it legal to text and drive if I’m in a Tim Hortons drive-through?

I’m new to Ontario and I’m wondering: can I text on a phone while driving on private property – for example, in a Tim Hortons drive-through? –Sulabh Ontario’s the only place in Canada where you can legally text in a drive-through – but you probably shouldn’t. “It would definitely be recommended that people stay off … Read more

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

iPhone 12 phones are seen at the new Apple Store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries … Read more

After fleeing to Latvia, exiled Russian journalists deal with how to cut through the Kremlin’s propaganda

After fleeing to Latvia, exiled Russian journalists deal with how to cut through the Kremlin’s propaganda

Thousands march in protest against Russia in Riga, Latvia, on May 20.Gints Ivuskans/The Globe and Mail Almost every independent Russian journalist had a breaking point this year. For the dwindling band of Russia-based writers at the online newspaper Meduza, it was a new law threatening a 15-year jail sentence for anyone publishing “false information” on … Read more

Exclusive: EU deal on single mobile charging port likely June 7 in setback for Apple

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

BRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) – EU countries and EU lawmakers are set to agree on a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones on June 7 when they meet to discuss a proposal that has been fiercely criticized by Apple (AAPL.O ), people familiar with the matter said. The proposal for a single … Read more

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

Image: Justin Tallis (Getty Images) Watch out intrepid web3 entrepreneurs, the feds are cracking down on insider trading. Former OpenSea product manager Nate Chastain was arrested by the FBI early Wednesday morning in New York City and charged with wire fraud and money laundering in connection with an elaborate NFT insider trading scheme. In a … Read more

‘You…thought you were above the law’: Jacob Hoggard’s lawyers slammed over late reveal of secret phone recording

‘You…thought you were above the law’: Jacob Hoggard’s lawyers slammed over late reveal of secret phone recording

Just a few months before Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard began sending sexual, flirtatious messages to a 15-year-old fan in the spring of 2016, another Canadian music industry celebrity was standing trial for allegedly sexually assaulting two women. While cross-examining the complainant, now in her early 20s, this month, Hoggard’s defense lawyer Megan Savard asked if … Read more