U.S. Republicans vow to oppose Yellen’s G7 tax deal, casting doubt on its future

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference, after attending the G7 finance ministers meeting, at Winfield House in London, Britain June 5, 2021. Justin Tallis/Pool via REUTERSSeveral top U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday rejected Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s G7 deal to impose a global minimum corporate tax and allow more countries to…

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Why US judge ended California’s 32-year ban on assault weapons

Sacramento, California A federal judge has overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, calling it a “failed experiment” that violates people’s constitutional right to bear arms.U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of San Diego ruled on Friday that the state’s definition of illegal military-style rifles unlawfully deprives law-abiding Californians of weapons commonly allowed in most other states and…

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As political tensions spike in Israel, Netanyahu — Trump-style — accuses rival of ‘fraud’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unleashed a harsh verbal attack Sunday against his potential replacement, rightist rival Naftali Bennett, declaring it would constitute the “greatest election fraud” in Israel’s history if his own reign as the country’s longest-serving leader were ended. With a parliamentary vote of confidence in a prospective new Israeli government to take…

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New Technique Grows Realistic Bone in a Dish

It’s one of the most challenging organs to re-create Credit: Thomas Fuchs Laboratory-grown organoids—tiny cellular structures that mimic an organ’s anatomy and functions—are becoming increasingly useful in medical research. Such micro-models of the brain, lungs and other organs have been around for years, but creating them for bone tissue has proved uniquely difficult. Bone stands…

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Facebook Exec Explains Trump Ban: Public Figures Will Be Booted For Fomenting Violence, Not Spreading Lies

Topline A top Facebook executive on Sunday outlined the new guidelines that led to this week’s decision to block former President Donald Trump from the platform for two years, explaining public figures will be booted for encouraging acts of violence, but not for spreading lies.  NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 18: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Former…

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