Roe v. Wade probably won’t get overturned — but here’s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.  This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger. Legal experts, however, told Business […]

Door will open to genetic discrimination if act protecting Canadians is overturned, genomics expert says

A genomics and policy researcher with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto says the health and personal freedom of patients will be at risk if a challenge by the government of Quebec to Canada’s year-old Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNA) is successful.

An elephant has died after a circus truck overturned on a motorway in Spain

El Digital de Albacete/YouTube A circus truck carrying five elephants overturned in southeastern Spain. One elephant died and two others were injured. Authorities rescued the surviving elephants with a crane. WARNING: Some images shown below are graphic in nature. An elephant has died after a circus truck overturned on a motorway in southeastern Spain. The […]

Olympic doping bans of 28 Russian athletes overturned

Sport’s highest tribunal on Thursday overturned the Olympic doping bans of 28 Russian athletes and reinstated their results at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi in upholding their appeals. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement that it had found insufficient evidence during last week’s hearing in Geneva that the 28, banned by the […]

‘Making a Murderer’: Brendan Dassey’s confession overturned as ‘involuntary’

Published time: 22 Jun, 2017 22:26 A federal appeals court has ordered the release of Brendan Dassey, 27, who began serving a life sentence 10 years ago for murder. His confession to police, which was central to a Netflix documentary, was found to be coerced. Read more Along with his uncle Steven Avery, Dassey was […]

Vienna train crash leaves up to 7 injured, 1 carriage overturned (PHOTOS)

Published time: 15 Apr, 2017 17:13 Up to seven people have been injured after two passenger trains collided causing at least one carriage to topple at the Meidling train station on the outskirts of Vienna. Some 30 people had to be rescued from the stricken carriages by rescue services, the Austrian Press Agency said, adding […]