This news comes amid a long-running legal case between Palestinians and Jewish settlers in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. Lawyer Hosni Abu Hussein, the attorney representing the Palestinian families, claimed to reporters that the "prevailing atmosphere made it difficult" for an Israeli court judge to make the decision alone.
After a new report has warned that delays to the huge liquid national gas (LNG) projects in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado are likely to cause global deficits, the European Union and Portugal are moving to send troops to fight a growing insurgency near the LNG sites. However, experts are warning further militarization will only make the rebellion worse.
The US Army earlier in the week introduced changes into hairstyles allowed female soldiers, moving to greenlight ponytails and braids. Previously, women could only wear their hair in buns.
New York City, severely hit by the novel coronavirus disease, earlier dealt with high numbers of the bodies of COVID-19 victims, many of which have not yet been buried. Authorities were forced to create an emergency refrigerated morgue in Brooklyn, to store hundreds of corpses.
Earlier, legendary basketball player LeBron James tweeted “YOU'R NEXT” with a photo of the Columbus policeman who shot and killed an underage African-American Ma'Khia Bryant, who was seconds from stabbing another girl. James' post stirred controversy and was later deleted.
Every year since 1997, the US’ Social Security Administration (SSA) has released a list with the most popular baby names. The agency has indicated that the most popular baby names over the past century have been James and Mary.
Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta’s mayor for the last four years, posted a letter on Thursday to her constituents outlining the accomplishments made during her career, citing the handling of a 2018 cyberattack and her role in the 2020 presidential election. The notice also revealed she would be dropping out of the mayoral race.
The rapidly tumbling 19-tonne object may enter our planet’s atmosphere on or around 9 May, with more calculations of its possible crash zone only possible after the reentry actually begins.