KAMPALA, UGANDA - Refugee aid groups in Uganda are crying foul after the government suspended more than 200 of them, three quarters of the total, for non-compliance with rules and permits. A U.N. special advisor on gender and displacement welcomed the suspensions as a move toward better transparency and regulation. But some activists worry the suspensions could impact 1.4 million refugees who reside in Uganda. … [Read more...] about Uganda Refugee Aid Groups Cry Foul Over Government Suspensions
Yesterday, five states — Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, and Kentucky — and a group of Christian health-care organizations sued the federal government in an effort to block new regulations that would require doctors to perform gender-transition procedures and other treatments that the plaintiffs claim go against their religious beliefs. … [Read more...] about 5 States Sue the Federal Government Over Transgender Health-Care Protections
While the news media has stayed largely focused on the shutdown, the question of how much American taxpayers shelled out for the busted site has generated a fair amount of heat and speculation online. Was it $634 million, as one report suggested? A CGI official rejected that figure as too high in a comment to the Blaze, Glenn Beck’s eclectic media property. The Washington Post reported that “CGI has been awarded at least $88 million by CMS to build the federal exchange and provide related technical support.” (CGI did not respond to our request for comment.) … [Read more...] about How Much Did the Government Pay for Obamacare’s Broken Website?
"JBS was in touch with the VP who had Director Redfield call me," she wrote in an April 11 email. Redfield wanted the local and state health authorities to send "asymptomatic people back to work even if we suspect exposure but they have no symptoms," Ryan wrote. She said she was okay with that if Wallace was. … [Read more...] about More than 200 meat plant workers in the U.S. have died of covid-19, yet federal regulators issued just two modest fines
A spokesman for the Attorney General’s office confirmed the resignation, but wouldn't comment on the reason behind it. The Financial Times reported that Jones quit because of a dispute over suggestions the government would challenge parts of the withdrawal agreement. … [Read more...] about EU, UK blame each other over deadlocked post-Brexit talks