“Bill” in the news
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· Power, Politics + Pigskin →
That's despite Eleanor Holmes-Norton, one of three politicians involved in Liz Clarke's story from the Washington Post last week, saying she thinks a name change would solve a lot of problems and she believes she can get a stadium bill passed.
· Today in White Sox History: July 6 →
The Minnesota Twins scored 32 runs and hammered eight home runs in a day/night twin bill at U.S. Cellular Field, winning 20-14 and 12-0.
The Japan Times
· Arrested under new law, Hong Kong protesters get swabbed for DNA →
At least six possessed pro-democracy and independence pamphlets and poster bills that have been distributed during past demonstrations without triggering arrests, according to lawyers representing the protesters.
· Clearview AI stops offering facial recognition technology in Canada →
The New York-based company bills itself as a tool for law enforcement, scraping the internet for publicly available photos and using facial recognition to identify potential suspects and victims.
· Firm Linked to Pelosi’s Husband Got Virus Loan, Data Show →
“The only reason to oppose this bill is if you have something to hide.”
The New York Times
· Paapa Essiedu Knows ‘I May Destroy You’ Is Hard to Watch →
The show — created by and starring Michaela Coel, and aired on HBO in the United States — is billed as exploring the issue of consent and the impact of sexual assault on a female writer who lives in London.
· A fading routine: The world's cash-free future is getting closer →
Before the pandemic, bills and coins were used for 80 per cent of the transactions in Europe, and there are few signs that the pandemic is about to wipe it out.
· Cabinet OKs gov't motion to seek ratification of key ILO conventions →
A submission of the bills last year was automatically scrapped with the end of the 20th parliament.
· House Democrats insert language in federal spending bill ordering removal of Confederate statues from U.S. Capitol →
House Democrats have included language in a federal funding bill ordering the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol, setting the stage for a battle over the issue later this year.
The China Post
· Seattle City Council approves new tax on big business →
The bill was amended Monday to exempt some health care organizations for three years during the coronavirus crisis and to allow the law to end, or sunset, 20 years after it is enacted.