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Defense Lawyers Say 1st Amendment Protected Ads On Backpage

PHOENIX: Lawyers defending the founders of the classified site against allegations they knowingly ran ads for prostitution told jurors Wednesday that the adult service ads published by their clients were controversial but ultimately protected by the First Amendment. Attorneys for Michael Lacey and James Larkin said in opening statements at their trial that the […]


S&P expects India to see strong eco growth ahead

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy is likely to post robust growth in the quarters ahead as several high frequency indicators suggest recovery taking hold, analysts at global ratings agency S&P said on Wednesday. High frequency indicators such as motor vehicle sales and GST receipts suggest growth will improve over July-September quarter, Vishrut Rana, Asia-Pacific economist […]

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W.H.O. Warns of Dire Threat of Covid During Pregnancy in Latin America

The coronavirus pandemic could “wipe away 20 years of hard-fought gains” in reducing maternal mortality in Latin America and the Caribbean, and countries in the region should prioritize those who are pregnant and those who have recently given birth in their vaccination campaigns, officials at the World Health Organization warned on Wednesday. “So far, more […]

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UN Concerned About Afghan Women’s Rights Under Taliban

The Taliban on Tuesday announced a government made up exclusively of men (File) United Nations, United States: The Taliban is already neglecting its promise to respect Afghan women’s rights, a United Nations official based in Kabul said Wednesday.  The terrorist group has “repeated the same statement that women’s rights would be respected within the framework […]