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May 23, 2019

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Nevada, Vermont seek abortion rights amid backlash

Nevada, Vermont seek abortion rights amid backlash

Nevada and Vermont are poised to enact laws that protect access to abortion, at a time when conservative US states have adopted highly restrictive measures.These contradictory developments could accentuate existing disparities in access to the procedure for wo

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising homosexuality

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising homosexuality

Kenya's High Court is on Friday expected to deliver a long-awaited ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, a verdict that could have repercussions across Africa.However, the LGBT community fears yet another postponement.

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people."Boeing has made corrections to the 737 MAX simulator software and has p

Mass movement: scientists adopt new kilogram definition

Mass movement: scientists adopt new kilogram definition

How we measure the world underwent a quantum leap on Monday as scientists adopted new hyper-accurate definitions for units of weight, electricity and temperature derived from the universal laws of Nature. The change, on the occasion of World Metrology Day, see