The administration’s plan to shift commercial gun export regulations from the State Department to the Commerce Department should boost overseas sales, but Democrats are worried.
Jewish groups and Labor party call on David Coleman to revoke visa of ‘hate preacher’
The Australian government is being pressured by Jewish groups and the Labor party to revoke the visa of the conspiracy theorist David Icke before a speaking tour in March.
Labor has written to the immigration minister, David Coleman, calling on him to ban Icke from the country on the basis ofhis “extreme antisemitic views, including campaigning for Holocaust denial to be taught in schools”.
Schools forced to close and residents fear for their health; experts say the government is doing too little too late
Suthasi hasn’t left the house in four days. But the 21-year-old law student isn’t buried under a pile of books, she is staying inside because she fears that breathing Bangkok’s toxic air will damage her heath.
“When I look out of the window, it’s all blurred because of the dust, so I don’t want to breathe in that air. I eat what I have [at home]. I try my best not to leave the house,” she said, adding that the government had reacted too late with its new measures implemented on Wednesday.
Survey finds surge of smaller companies activating plans to move operations abroad
Nearly one in three British businesses are planning to relocate some of their operations abroad or have already shifted them to cope with a hard Brexit, according to a leading lobby group.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) warned that 29% of firms in a survey of 1,200 members believed Brexit posed a significant risk to their operations in the UK and had either moved part of their businesses abroad already or were planning to do so.
In the Oval Office, President Trump said his intelligence chiefs explained their accounts that contradicted Trump’s by saying they were misquoted.
Dejah Rondeau of New Hampshire has already played catch with Julian Edelman and met owner Robert Kraft
A seventh-grade girl from New Hampshire who was bullied for playing quarterback on a youth football team is going to the Super Bowl courtesy of the New England Patriots.
Dejah Rondeau, of Exeter, who wears No 11 in honor of her favorite player, Julian Edelman, was invited to Foxborough recently to meet Edelman and team owner Robert Kraft after the team learned of her experience.
Required warnings on ads for soda violate constitutionally protected commercial speech, judges said in unanimous ruling
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks. The ruling is a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance.
Here you can see donations declared by each of the parties (this doesn’t include donations declared by ‘associated entities’, such as unions and fundraising bodies, or amounts under $13,500) for the 2017-18 financial year.
Parties are able to classify the funds received at their own discretion, and most are either a donation or an ‘other receipt’, which may refer to anything from financial returns from investments or payment for event tickets in lieu of donations.
- Download the data here