Political notebook: the replicas of the abortion bill reverberate | Policy

Political notebook: the replicas of the abortion bill reverberate |  Policy

Abortion bill: Oklahoma’s latest abortion legislation has drawn comment from all sides of the issue, including the White House. “The President believes that women have the fundamental right to make their own reproductive health choices,” Karine Jean-Pierre, President Joe Biden’s press secretary, said in a written statement. “Today’s action by the Oklahoma Legislature is the … Read more

The best food and drink finds at the National Restaurant Association Show

The best food and drink finds at the National Restaurant Association Show

Photo courtesy of Heather Lalley The 2022 National Restaurant Association kicked off Saturday, and Restaurant Business editors took to the floor with our prepared palates. We tasted, drank and sampled, then picked the items we thought would add value, a unique flavor profile or an innovative twist to the menu. We also noticed several mega-trends … Read more

Republicans gain ground with female voters as gender gap narrows

Republicans gain ground with female voters as gender gap narrows

Perhaps more surprisingly as we head into the heart of the primary season, the same is true when it comes to sex. Even after a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion was leaked that would overturn Roe v. Wade, there are signs of a narrowing gender gap among voters. Republicans are poised to do much better … Read more

Susan Roces: Showbiz queen’s rage echoes in PH politics

Presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr. gets some help from his wife, Susan Roces. STORY: ‘Not once, but twice!’: Show biz queen’s rage echoes in PH politics

STAR POWER COUPLE | Presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr. receives help from his wife, Susan Roces, as they travel to Pasil, Cebu City in this March 2004 file photo. FILE PHOTO APPLICANT) MANILA, Philippines — Susan Roces, affectionately regarded in her industry as the “Queen of Filipino Films,” had a brief but dramatic performance, so … Read more

Australia’s next prime minister comes from humble beginnings | National policy

Australia's next prime minister comes from humble beginnings |  National policy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician shaped by his humble beginnings in life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in suburban Sydney. He is also a hero of multicultural Australia, describing himself as the only candidate with a “non-Anglo Celtic name” … Read more

OM on their way to the Champions League, Saint-Etienne suspended, Metz and Bordeaux relegated

OM on their way to the Champions League, Saint-Etienne suspended, Metz and Bordeaux relegated

Marseille players celebrate their 4-0 victory and their qualification for the Champions League, after the match against Strasbourg, on May 21, 2022 at the Vélodrome stadium in Marseille. SYLVAIN THOMAS /AFP The curtain came down on the 2021-2022 Ligue 1 season, and the final act brought its share of surprises and disappointments on Saturday May … Read more

Georgia GOP eliminates Sunday voting, black religious leaders push back

Georgia GOP eliminates Sunday voting, black religious leaders push back

That’s because it was Saturday, not Sunday. Previously, Holmes had led Sunday voting efforts after church because early voting on that day was popular for black worshipers. But, amid an ongoing fight over voting access in Georgia and across the country, the Spalding County Board of Elections in April voted to eliminate the option. It’s … Read more