Country Violations Top UN Human Rights Council Agenda

GENEVA – Nations accused of violating their citizens’ rights and freedoms will come under intense scrutiny by the 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council during its upcoming three-week session, which begins on Monday. As its first order of business, the co…

Posted in Legal September 13, 2020

Nearly 29 Million COVID Cases Worldwide

There are almost 29 million COVID-19 infections worldwide. The United States remains the country with the most infections, with more than 6.4 million cases. India has eclipsed Brazil to take over the second spot with 4.7 million cases. Infections …

Posted in General September 13, 2020

Report: TikTok Deal Moves Forward with Oracle

ByteDance, the Chinese company behind the wildly popular video sharing app TikTok, has rejected Microsoft’s bid to buy the app and appears to be leaning toward a deal with investors led by Oracle. The Trump administration has given ByteDance until Sep…

Posted in General September 13, 2020

A Fatherly Springsteen Advises Students During COVID

WASHINGTON – At the start an otherwise dreary academic year for many college freshmen because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Boston College — a Jesuit Catholic university — treated incoming freshmen to a pep talk from one of the biggest stars in American …

Posted in General September 13, 2020