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US Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion ban

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Sept. 2 to block a Texas ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, dealing a major blow to abortion rights by leaving in place a state law that prohibits the vast majority of abortions.

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The decision is a major milestone in the fight over abortion, as opponents have sought for decades to roll back access to the procedure.

New Covid Restrictions for EU Citizens Travelling from USA

The European Union recommended a pause on all non-essential travel from the US as Covid-19 cases surge.

This happens after the daily average for hospital admissions has risen past 100,000 for the first time since last winter in USA.

The recent wave, driven by the Delta variant, is most severe in the US South but cases are rising nationwide.

Turkish Airlines Launches Flights to Dallas, Texas as of 24 September

 Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more destinations than any other air company in the world, continues to expand its flight network. As of September 24, the carrier will operate four direct flights per week from Istanbul to Dallas, Texas - on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Olympics: Italy Made History with Jacobs Winning 100 m Sprint

Marcell Jacobs of Italy is the surprise victor of the fastest track race at the Tokyo Olympics, the men's 100 meter.

Jacobs beat his personal best time and put his star solidly on the map in the blazing fast race.

He was not well-known in the track world before today, making it to the semi-finals of this event in the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

Blue Origin’s Bezos reaches space on 1st passenger flight

Jeff Bezos blasted into space on July 20 on his rocket company's first flight with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own spacecraft.

The Amazon founder was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas - the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space.

Medics in Houston US Refuse to Vaccinate

Health workers in the city of Houston, Texas, sued the network of hospitals in that town after being threatened with dismissal if they do not get vaccinated against covid-19.

Jennifer Bridges, a nurse with the Houston Methodist Hospital Network, rejected all kinds of threats and indicated that it is wrong for workers to be forced to inoculate themselves.

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