What are the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act?

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.  (AP) The United States is currently one of seven countries in the world that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks. The second bill, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, sponsored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., mandates that care be provided for babies that survive an abortion attempt. Sasse said the bill was intended to make sure every newborn …

#BeKind: can Caroline Flacks final plea be more than just a hashtag?

Business brands promote a fundraising message of empathy following the death of the Love Island host Scanning the magazine aisle at her local supermarket last weekend, Nikki Evans suddenly felt sick. She was stocking up on celebrity and gossip weeklies for her beauty salon when she realised that created in 2017 by Lucy Alexander, a mother who lost her son to suicide and wanted to make a stand against online trolling. Nikki Evans owner of The Boutique Hair & Beauty …

Brandon Judd rips new Greyhound ‘sanctuary buses’ policy: ‘They’re putting profit above the safety of American people’

A worker, right, speaking with a Customs and Border Protection agent seeking to board a Greyhound bus headed for Portland, Ore., earlier this month in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File) “The law allows us to go on buses and have consensual conversations with individuals,” Judd said. “These individuals have never been forced, but if they’re going to voluntarily speak with us, that’s a consensual encounter, and why Greyhound has stopped this process is beyond me.” Co-host Pete Hegseth said …

Austria looks at Italy border controls in bid to contain coronavirus

EU executive announces 232m package to deal with unfolding and complex situation Austria is considering reintroducing border controls with Italy, in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has led to a dozen northern Italian towns being put into lockdown. Italian authorities have said China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau in the last 14 days and who is experiencing a cough or fever or shortness of breath to stay indoors and call …

San Francisco Airport Has A Wag Brigade That Consists Of 22 Dogs And 1 Pig

The airport partnered up with the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to introduce passengers to dogs that are certified by the Animal Assisted Therapy Program. The animals roam around and help improve everyone’s mood. Meet the Wag Brigade! It’s made up of 22 dogs and 1 pig who help passengers relax at San Francisco International Airport Image credits: sfowagbrigade Image credits: sfowagbrigade Image credits: sfowagbrigade And LiLou the pig joined the team not too long …

After losing her mom to cancer, a woman found healing – and love – writing thank you notes to veterans and first responders

(CNN)For Natalie Reilly, Valentine’s Day 2016 was grim. The divorcee was at home nursing her mother through a 19th round of chemotherapy. “I thought to myself: ‘This is not who she raised me to be,’” she told CNN. “I said, ‘We are not going to feel sorry for ourselves. We are going to do something for our community.’” Mother and daughter spent the next three hours writing “thank you” cards and handing them out to veterans and first responders. Hey …

BBC broadcaster Simon Warr dies aged 65

Skip Twitter post by @bbcsimonwarr … I like to think that my legacy will be a greater awareness of the human costs of false sexual allegations & wrongful convictions. It is a comfort to know that my book ‘Presumed Guilty’ has been useful for so many who have faced this ordeal & for their families… — Simon Warr RIP (@bbcsimonwarr) February 20, 2020 Image caption Simon Warr dressed as a headmaster for an appearance on The One Show in 2008 …

180 jobs to be lost with automotive plant closure

The company revealed in November that first half-year profits in its European operations were down – along with future forecasts. In a joint statement, the Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Gerald Jones and assembly member Dawn Bowden said: “We are very disappointed to hear this announcement from Kasai, although the news does not come as a total surprise given the position at Honda in Swindon. “This is the latest in a number of job losses in our constituency, …

27-Hour Hospital Stay Leaves Parents Of A Killed One-Year-Old Not Only In Grief But Also In $175k Of Medical Debt

This time we are covering the horrifying story of Michelle DuBarry, a Portland-based writer, that shows how supposedly the greatest country on Earth failed its citizens at the darkest point of their lives. After DuBarry’s 1-year-old son died after being struck by a careless driver, she “sat at his bedside, his tiny, stitched-together body hooked to a million incessantly beeping machines, straining to recall what our deductibles were.” The woman shared her personal story on Twitter Image credits: DuBarryPie Image …

Democratic lawmaker’s reaction to Sanders’ comments on Fidel Castro policy: ‘Absolutely unacceptable’

Washington (CNN)A Democratic congresswoman from Florida said Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ partial defense of Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution was “absolutely unacceptable.” “When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did? He had a massive literacy program. Is that a bad thing? Even though Fidel Castro did it?” the Vermont independent asked. The remarks came in response to a question by Anderson Cooper about comments Sanders had made in the 1980s assessing that the Cuban people didn’t rise …