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Arizona House Passes Bill Permitting Doctors to Withhold Prenatal Information From Women

Last month, when the Arizona Senate passed SB1359, the “wrongful birth” bill, I wrote this: The Arizona Senate passed a bill (SB1359) this week that allows doctors to withhold from pregnant women information regarding prenatal problems because disclosing that information might lead to an abortion. Seriously. From Addicting Info: It’s…

Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case to call news conference in next 72 hours

Angela Corey, the special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case, announced Tuesday that she would be holding a news conference in the 72 hours The move suggests that she has decided whether to charge George Zimmerman with a crime in shooting of the unarmed Florida teenager. Zimmerman has maintained that…

Apple out to kill widespread Macintosh virus

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple said it is crafting a weapon to vanquish a Flashback virus from Macintosh computers and working to disrupt the command network being used by hackers behind the infections. In its first public admission that the malicious software is vexing machines powered by the California company’s Macintosh…

Spanish town decides against massive marijuana plantation

Proposal by mayor of Rasquera to become centre of marijuana production gets only 56% backing; however, he does not resign To many people in the small town of Rasquera in the east of Spain, it seemed like the perfect remedy to the economic crisis: a massive legal cannabis plantation that…

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin: Zimmerman’s lawyers could lead to early arrest

CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin on Tuesday explained that special prosecutor Angela Corey in Florida may want to arrest George Zimmerman now that his lawyers have quit. During a press conference on Tuesday, Attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhri said they had lost contact with Zimmerman, who claims to have…

Cuba: U.S. locked in Cold War

HAVANA — Cuba criticized the United States Tuesday for “aggressive” Cold War-style moves to block it from attending the Summit of the Americas which meets in Colombia this week. The US government vetoed proposals to include Cuba, the Americas’ only Communist country, among invited leaders to the summit in Cartagena,…

Outrageous: Michigan Teacher Brooke Harris Fired over Trayvon Martin Fundraiser [updated]

Brooke Harris was a teacher at the Pontiac Academy for Excellence Middle School in Pontiac, Michigan.  When her eighth-grade class — many of whom are black — asked her about “the kid who was killed over some Skittles,” Ms. Harris attempted to “bring her students’ lived experiences into the classrooms.”…

‘Texts from Hillary’ creators meet Clinton

WASHINGTON — The creators of “Texts from Hillary,” a spoof blog featuring photos of a sunglasses-sporting Hillary Clinton that quickly went viral, met the US secretary of state Tuesday. “I just met Secretary Clinton. She loves the site. Pictures to come. Here’s her post she autographed,” one of the founders,…

Microsoft counting down to the end of Windows XP

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is counting down the days until it is through with the Windows XP operating system for personal computers. The US software titan used a blog post to remind the world that in two years it will no longer support the generations-old operating system that people have…

Obama bashes ‘trickle down’ economics in Florida speech

During speech in Florida on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said that “trickle down” economics never worked and called for Congress to pass the so-called “Buffett Rule.” “This is not about a few people doing well, we want people to do well, that’s great,” Obama said. “But it is about giving…

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