North Korea: Medication offered as Covid fight continues
A North Korean army medic hands out medication to counter 'fever' -- a term Pyongyang often uses to refer to Covid -- and related sickness. The medic, Jong Jun Ho says the number of people receiving treatment for 'fever' has gone down in recent times. North Korea says its Covid-19 outbreak has been brought under control, but experts question the official numbers given the isolated country has one of the world's worst healthcare systems and likely no Covid-19 drugs or mass testing ability.news.yahoo.com
Anger At Spain’s “Six Drinks A Day” Rule For All-Inclusive Holidays
By Anamarija BrnjarchevskaSpanish officials have sparked outrage by enforcing a “six drinks a day” rule for all-inclusive holidays and in resorts on islands including Ibiza and Majorca. Spanish officials have sparked outrage by enforcing a “six drinks a day” rule for all-inclusive holidays and in resorts on islands including Ibiza and Majorca. Spanish officials have sparked outrage by enforcing a “six drinks a day” rule for all-inclusive holidays and in resorts on islands including Ibiza and Majorca. (Jon Mills/Zenger)He also believes that holidays where a three drink per meal rule is in place are being mislabelled and shouldn’t be branded as “all-inclusive”. One Twitter user believed that inclusive holidays with booze limits should be marketed as “half-board” – and called for hotel contracts where this wasn’t clearly stated to be ripped up.thewestsidegazette.com
Judge blocks Montana's transgender birth certificate law
A Montana judge on Thursday temporarily blocked enforcement of a law that required transgender people to have undergone a “surgical procedure” before being allowed to change their sex on their birth certificates. District Judge Michael Moses of Billings ruled the law is unconstitutionally vague because it does not specify what surgical procedure must be performed. The law also required transgender people to obtain a court order indicating they'd had a surgical procedure.news.yahoo.com
Supreme Court agrees to review California law on pork sales
The Supreme Court said Monday it would review a challenge to a California law that set certain conditions for pork sold in the state. The case stems from a 2018 ballot measure where California voters approved the nation’s toughest living space standards for breeding pigs. Two agricultural associations challenging the law say almost no farms satisfy those conditions.news.yahoo.com
Florida firms balk at searching old death files to pay out life insurance policies
The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday waded into a battle about the constitutionality of a 2016 state law that put new requirements on life-insurance companies to determine whether policyholders have died.sun-sentinel.com
Supreme Court signals quick resolution on Biden challenge to landmark Texas abortion law
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled a quick resolution to the latest challenge to Texas' landmark abortion law Monday, hours after the Department of Justice under President Biden asked the court to block the law, which bans abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity.news.yahoo.com
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Martin Zilber could face more severe punishment
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Martin Zilber admitted to having problems with absenteeism and to mistreating his staff. He agreed to a 60-day suspension and a $30,000 fine, but the Florida Supreme Court wants his punishment to be more severe.
Video showing woman before death is focus of lawsuit against Leon Medical Centers
Jose Duran said his mother, Maria Duran, was his world. He said she meant everything to him and his family. Surveillance video showing the beloved 86-year-old grandmother — suffering before her death on Jan. 16, 2018 — still haunts him.
Mexico to require appeals on social media account blocking
(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)MEXICO CITY – The party of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador presented for public comment a proposed set of regulations on Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies, a move that drew criticism Tuesday. López Obrador was close to Trump and was outraged by the blocking of his accounts. Like Trump, López Obrador thinks traditional media outlets are biased against him, and like Trump, the Mexican president has used the term “fake news,” or Spanish variants of it. López Obrador said in January that his administration is reaching out to other government to form a common front on the issue. “I can tell you that at the first G20 meeting we have, I am going to make a proposal on this issue,” López Obrador said.
More punitive measures needed to deal with MLK Ride Out, Broward Sheriff says
Some MLK Rideout participants were breaking the ATV law on Monday afternoon in Miami-Dade County. He said lawmakers and commissioners need to equip deputies with more punitive measures to have a more preventive approach. “They are overlooking any type of law that exists.”MLK Rideout participants break traffic laws Monday afternoon in Miami-Dade County. Tony said Israel’s biggest weakness is that he was “too political" during his service as Sheriff from 2013 until his Jan. 11, 2019 suspension. Tony and Israel will debate the issues on a later episode of Local 10 News’ This Week in South Florida.
Florida sued over sanctuary policy ban
SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. – The city of South Miami and immigrant advocates are suing Gov. Ron DeSantis over a new law that forces local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration officials. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday by lawyers with the Southern Poverty Law Center. It says the new law will erode trust in law enforcement and lead to racial profiling. The new law prohibits local governments from enacting polices that protect immigrants who are in the country illegally from deportation.