A lawyer for the Beatles said at the time that the surviving rock stars wanted to send a 'warning to advertisers that if they use Beatles recordings in connection with endordsements, they're going to be sued'. … [Read more...] about Is Paul McCartney backing Joe Biden? Beatles song Good Day Sunshine is played in DNC montage despite eye-watering cost of licensing the band’s catalog
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 A final bow Schumacher won the 91st race of his Formula One career in Shanghai on October 1, 2006. It would turn out to be the last win of his F1 career. Schumacher retired from racing at the end of the season, in which he finished second in the drivers' standings. In 2007 he accepted an advisory role with Ferrari. … [Read more...] about Sports news feed: Kylian Mbappe tests positive for coronavirus
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Will states continue to pass new anti-abortion laws?Many states are controlled by Republicans who oppose abortion rights, so they will certainly try. You might have heard about a proposal in the state of Oklahoma calling for women to require permission for an abortion from the man who impregnated her. One legislator justified the bill by saying pregnant women’s bodies are not their own because they’re “hosts”. It’s outrageous, but not a huge threat to abortion rights – the jurisprudence is pretty clear that you can’t require an adult woman to get permission before having an abortion. … [Read more...] about Could Roe v Wade be overturned and abortion outlawed in the US?
Much of East Beirut is no longer inhabitable, something that the few residents and shopkeepers picking through their wrecked businesses tacitly acknowledge. “I don’t know how we’re going to get through this,” said Issam Nassir, the manager of a tyre shop that stood incongruously amid what used to be a travel agent, a pizza parlour, and an upmarket bar – all destroyed. “Do you really think Hiroshima could have been worse than this?” … [Read more...] about Beirut explosion: anger at officials grows after missed warnings