Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state’s marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship with the victim.
Researchers have finally discovered an antidote to the deadly sting that is delivered by the most venomous creature on earth the Australian box jellyfish. Each box jellyfish carries enough venom to kill more than 60 humans.
New Jersey becomes the 10th state to enact sick-leave legislation. Under the law, employers are required to provide one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked.
Wimbledon has joined the plastic war after it announced it will scrap straws at this year’s championships. Last year more than 400,000 plastic straws were used during the tournament.
The Illinois Senate has approved a bill that requires public schools to teach “the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State.”
In its first fiscal quarter of 2017, Apple sold 78.3 million iPhones, 13.1 million iPads, and 5.4 billion Macs. The sales no doubt led to a handsome profit.
On May 1st, the moderate side of Mr Roberts reappeared when he once again shuffled to the left to stand up to banks that had targeted racial minorities for subprime loans.