U.S. Senate Grills Facebook over Instagram’s Mental Health Impact on Children

The US Senate on Thursday has grilled Antigone Davis, Facebook’s global head of safety, on Capitol Hill during a hearing examining the impacts of the company’s products on children. The Senate’s commerce, science, and transportation subcommittee hearing came after the …

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Malaysian Police Block Opposition Lawmakers from Entering Parliament Amid COVID-19 Outbreak at the Building

Malaysian police have stopped a protest march to the Parliament lead by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim after 11 COVID cases were reported in the building. Ibrahim and the other lawmaker later regrouped at Dataran Merdeka or Independence Square after they …

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Lithuania Votes to Curb Migrant Flow from Belarus

Lithuania voted on July 13 to curb an influx of migrants crossing into its territory from neighboring Belarus. With 84 votes in favor, one against, and 58 abstentions, the Lithuanian parliament passed strict amendments to migration laws to allow mass …

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England to Impose £5,000 ($6,900) Fines on Residents Traveling Abroad Without Reasonable Excuse

England announced late Monday that it would levy fines of £5,000 ($6,900) for residents that have been “found at an embarkation point” without a “reasonable excuse” for travel. The banning of holidays travel abroad for the people of England was …

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