Don Thompson, Associated Press Updated 5:32 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 File - In this March 13, 2019, file photo, provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, a gurney is removed from the death penalty chamber at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. California's Supreme Court has refused to block death penalty cases from continuing during Gov. Gavin Newsom's moratorium on executions. The justices on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, rejected defense attorneys' arguments that jurors can't realistically gauge the seriousness of imposing a death sentence if they think it's never actually going to be carried out. Newsom halted executions in March for as long as he remains governor. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File) less File - In this March 13, 2019, file photo, provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, a gurney is removed from the death penalty chamber at San … [Read more...] about Court won’t block death penalty trials despite moratorium
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Europe Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Europe | Gavin Williamson, U.K. Defense Chief, Is Fired Over Huawei Leak Advertisement Supported by ByStephen Castle and Adam Satariano May 1, 2019 LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Wednesday abruptly fired her defense secretary, Gavin Williamson, blaming him for a leak that suggested she would give a role in designing a British telecommunications network to a Chinese company considered a security risk by the United States. Mrs. May’s announcement was made after an investigation into a report in The Daily Telegraph about discussions in Britain’s National Security Council, of which Mr. Williamson was a member, and where secrecy is meant to be strictly observed. The report suggested that Mrs. May had overruled objections from some senior council members, including Mr. … [Read more...] about Gavin Williamson, U.K. Defense Chief, Is Fired Over Huawei Leak
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: Goldman Says Trump Could Squeak a Win in 2020 Advertisement DealBook Supported by April 15, 2019 Good Monday morning. ICYMI: Tiger Woods wasn’t the only winner from the Masters yesterday. So was Nike — which turned out this ad within minutes of his victory. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) Goldman makes an early 2020 call Economists at Goldman Sachs wrote in a research note over the weekend that President Trump has a “narrow” advantage over his potential Democratic challenger next year, according to news reports. • Prediction markets have suggested that a Democratic challenger is likely to win. • But Bloomberg reported that the Goldman economists, Alec Phillips and Blake Taylor, argue that, “The advantage of first term … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Goldman Says Trump Could Squeak a Win in 2020
By Robert Downen Updated 4:59 pm CST, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear speaks to the denomination's executive committee Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Days after a newspaper investigation revealed hundreds of sexual abuse cases by Southern Baptist ministers and lay leaders over the past two decades, Greear spoke about plans to address the problem. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) less Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear speaks to the denomination's executive committee Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Days after a newspaper investigation revealed hundreds of sexual ... more Photo: Mark Humphrey, Associated Press Photo: Mark Humphrey, Associated Press Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Southern … [Read more...] about SBC leader calls for possibly removing Houston churches
With 57 affiliates nationwide operating more than 600 health centers, Planned Parenthood has become the face of women's reproductive and abortion rights in the U.S. While only about half of Planned Parenthood affiliates perform abortions, the organization is the nation's leading abortion provider. Planned Parenthood's history The organization that became Planned Parenthood began in Brooklyn, New York, in 1916, when Margaret Sanger, founder of the birth control movement and lifelong reproductive rights advocate, opened her first clinic. Police raided and shut down the clinic shortly after it opened, but Sanger went on to open the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau in Manhattan seven years later, according to Planned Parenthood's website. She eventually merged the bureau with the American Birth Control League to create Planned Parenthood. From there, Planned Parenthood has steadily grown in reach and impact. In its annual report for 2016-17, the organization said it had provided … [Read more...] about What is Planned Parenthood? And how exactly is it funded?