Canada’s parliament unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader of her honorary citizenship

Dan Himbrechts – Pool/Getty Images Canada’s parliament on Thursday voted to strip Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship as part of the country’s crackdown of global human-rights violators.  Suu Kyi had been granted the symbolic citizenship in 2007 in recognition for the way she addressed the mistreatment of […]

The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday

Thomson Reuters China’s foreign minister said on Sunday new U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea were an appropriate response to a series of recent missile tests but talks were necessary to resolve an issue now at a critical juncture. Speaking on the sidelines of a regional foreign ministers’ meeting in Manila, China’s Foreign Minister […]

Supreme Court rules unanimously that sex offenders can use social media

Tomohiro Ohsumi / Stringer / Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites. The justices ruled unanimously Monday in favor of North Carolina resident Lester Packingham Jr. His Facebook boast about beating a traffic ticket led […]

Uber’s board has unanimously agreed to all of the company’s culture fixes

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Uber took a step towards reforming its controversial culture on Sunday. The company’s board unanimously approved all the recommendations suggested by an external investigation into harassment and other bad behavior in Uber’s workplace. What exactly the board agreed to — and the fate of its CEO Travis Kalanick — remains a secret until […]

Californian city unanimously approves Trump impeachment resolution

After just one month of President Donald Trump, the Richmond City Council in California has become the first city to officially call on Congress to investigate impeachment proceedings. Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin, who proposed the resolution, cited Trump’s business holdings as the reason for congressional investigation.  In her statement, McLaughlin says Congress should investigate the president, […]