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‘I Just Became a DOGE Coin Millionaire’ Meet The 33-Year-Old Glauber Who Followed Elon Musk Footsteps and Invested His Life Savings on DOGE

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My1sttoday: ‘I just became a DOGE coin millionaire’ meet the 33-year-old Glauber who followed Elon Musk footsteps and invested his life savings on DOGE.

Glauber Contessoto says that on April 15 at 6:00 p.m. PDT, he became a ‘Dogecoin millionaire’.

“I was up all night staring at my screen,” Contessoto, 33, said.

After learning about the meme cryptocurrency on Reddit, Contessoto says he invested over $180,000 in Dogecoin on Feb. 5, when it was priced at about 4.5 cents.

Contessoto was intrigued by Dogecoin for a few reasons.

For one, he loved the Reddit community surrounding the digital coin, as its base had grown substantially since Dogecoin’s creation as a joke in 2013. He also appreciated that it was inspired by the Shiba Inu “Doge” meme, he says.

And like many holders of Dogecoin, “a reason why I put my life savings into Dogecoin is Elon Musk,” who has repeatedly tweeted about the cryptocurrency. Though it’s unclear if Musk’s tweets in support of the coin have been serious, “I think the guy is a genius,” Contessoto says.

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Although, Contessoto is very bullish on Dogecoin’s growth, and thought that it could help him build “generational wealth” to pass on to his future family. “I grew up really poor,” he says, “so this is a huge deal for me.”

Contessoto (who works at a music company in Los Angeles) says he didn’t have disposable income to buy Dogecoin, so he took a huge risk. Contessoto not only used all his savings, but he also sold all the stock he owned, including shares of Tesla and Uber, and invested on margin by borrowing money from Robinhood via the app, he says.

'I Just Became a DOGE Coin Millionaire' Meet The 33-Year-Old Glauber Who Followed Elon Musk Footsteps and Invested His Life Savings on DOGE
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His friends were critical of the meme cryptocurrency and warned him to be careful.

“Dude, it’s a pump-and-dump [scheme],” one of his friends said in a text message. “It’s going to zero, eventually.”

Furthermore..Dogecoin does not have a supply cap like bitcoin does, all of this making it a much more risky investment, according to experts.

Still, Contessoto stuck with his investment plans and then continued to hold the cryptocurrency.

About two months later, on the night of April 15, the price of Dogecoin began to surge. That week, Dogecoin spiked 400%, and on April 16, it defied odds as it hit a market capitalization of $49 billion, according to CoinGecko. Dogecoin ultimately reached a record high of around 45 cents.

Some speculate that the rally was a result of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase going public on April 14, which also drove an increase in the prices of bitcoin and ether. Others attribute Dogecoin’s spike in price to tweets by Musk that nod to the popular crypto-slang phrase “to the moon.”

Whatever the case, Contessoto realized that meant his Dogecoin investment had grown to be worth over $1 million.

“I was excited about it. I was very new to Reddit, so I wanted to make a post,” he says.

The next day, under his username iUsedToCallDogeDodge, Contessoto posted on subreddit r/dogecoin. He wrote, “Hey guys I just became a Dogecoin millionaire,” and attached a screenshot of his Dogecoin holdings on Robinhood, showing a balance of $1,081,441.29.

“It went viral,” he says.

Though this was an unusual surge for the cryptocurrency, Contessoto doesn’t intend to sell anytime soon.

“My plan is, once I hit $10 million, then I’ll take out 10%,” he says. In his opinion, “this stuff is going to continue to grow.”

Dogecoin began to lose steam on Tuesday, and now, the cryptocurrency is trading at about 28 cents, according to CoinGecko, with a market value of about $36 billion.

Despite the decline, Contessoto is still “hovering over $1 million,” he says.

Eight years ago, Dogecoin was created as a parody faster and “fun” alternative to bitcoin by software engineers Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer.

Though some retail investors have profited from its recent surge, experts warn that people should only invest what they can afford to lose.

President Biden: U.S Troops Will Leave Afghanistan By September 11: ‘It’s Time to End America’s Longest War’

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My1sttoday — President Biden: U.S troops will leave Afghanistan by September 11: ‘It’s time to end America’s longest war’.

President Joe Biden formally announced his decision to end America’s longest war on Wednesday, deeming the prolonged and intractable conflict in Afghanistan no longer aligned with American priorities.

Biden said he would withdraw US troops from Afghanistan before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that launched the war in the first place.

Those origins had long given way to other objectives, and Biden declared Wednesday that no amount of time or money could solve the problems his three predecessors had tried and failed to fix.

“War in Afghanistan was never meant to be a multigenerational undertaking,” Biden said during his remarks from the White House Treaty Room, the same location from which President George W. Bush had announced the war was beginning in October 2001.

“We were attacked. We went to war with clear goals. We achieved those objectives,” Biden went on. “Bin Laden is dead and al Qaeda is degraded in Afghanistan and it’s time to end the forever war.”

It was a decisive moment for a President not yet 100 days into the job. Biden has spent months weighing his decision, and he determined a war in Afghanistan that has killed some 2,300 US troops and cost more than $2 trillion no longer fit within the pressing foreign policy concerns of 2021.

The deadline Biden has set is absolute, with no potential for extension based on worsening conditions on the ground. Officials said that after two decades of war, it was clear to the President that throwing more time and money at Afghanistan’s problems wasn’t going to work, even as senior military and national security advisers cautioned against a full withdrawal.

“We cannot continue the cycle of extending or expanding our military presence in Afghanistan hoping to create the ideal conditions for our withdrawal, expecting a different result,” Biden said.

“I am now the fourth American president to preside over an American troop presence in Afghanistan. Two Republicans. Two Democrats,” he went on. “I will not pass this responsibility to a fifth.”

Biden said the withdrawal will begin on May 1, in line with an agreement President Donald Trump’s administration made with the Taliban. Some US troops will remain to protect American diplomats, though officials have declined to provide a precise number.

Biden said American diplomatic and humanitarian efforts would continue in Afghanistan and that the US would support peace efforts between the Afghan government and the Taliban. But he was unequivocal that two decades after it began, the Afghanistan War is ending.

“It is time to end America’s longest war. It is time for American troops to come home,” he said in his speech”.

Afterward, as he was visiting the section of Arlington National Cemetery where war dead from Afghanistan are buried, Biden was asked whether his decision had been hard to make.

“No, it wasn’t,” he said. “To me it was absolutely clear.”

Both of Biden’s most recent predecessors sought to end the war in Afghanistan, only to be drawn back in by devolving security and attempts to prop up the government. Biden made a different calculation that the US and the world must simply move on.

The White House selected the Treaty Room specifically to provide a bookend to the two-decade-long conflict, which began before some of the Americans currently deployed in Afghanistan were born. Biden said he had spoken with Bush on Tuesday ahead of announcing his decision to withdraw troops.

“While he and I have had many disagreements over policy throughout the years, we are absolutely united in our respect and support for the valor, courage and integrity of the women and men of the United States forces who’ve served,” Biden said.

He also spoke with Obama, with whom he sometimes disagreed over Afghanistan policy when serving as vice president. In a statement, Obama said Biden had made the right decision.

“After nearly two decades of putting our troops in harm’s way, it is time to recognize that we have accomplished all that we can militarily, and that it’s time to bring our remaining troops home,” he wrote.

After decades of Afghanistan-focused national security meetings and decisions, Biden’s foreign policy priorities now lie elsewhere: in Asia, where he hopes to compete with China, and in Russia, whose President he spoke with Tuesday and proposed an upcoming summit.

“We went to Afghanistan because of a horrific attack that happened 20 years ago. That cannot explain why we should remain there in 2021,” Biden said. “Rather than return to war with the Taliban, we have to focus on the challenges that are in front of us.”

‘iPhone User’ Mysteriously Lost $600,000 Life Saving From Scam ‘Bitcoin App’ On Apple’s Store

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iPhone User Lost $600,000 Life Saving From Scam Bitcoin App On Apple's Store

My1sttoday: ‘iPhone User’ mysteriously lost $600,000 life saving from scam ‘Bitcoin app’ On Apple’s store.

An iPhone user has lost over $600,000 after a scamming cryptocurrency app was cleared by Apple’s stringent App Store policies.

Philippe Christodoulou wanted to check the value of his 17.1 bitcoins, and instead came to a disastrous realization of having to deal with losing his life savings.

As reported by The Washington Post, to access the wallet, he decided to download the Trezor app (a company that’s known for its hardware wallets) on the iOS App Store. The app looked just like the original with the green background and the padlock logo, so without hesitating, he downloaded the app. However, later he found out that would be one of the worst mistakes of his life.

The app was fake and it was designed to look legit and fool innocent people into entering their confidential details and within no time, Christodoulou found out that his bitcoins were stolen from him. According to the report, he had hoped his bitcoins would have helped in saving his dry-cleaning business which was affected by the pandemic.

Apple has had a reputation for being the most secure when it comes to its app on its App Store, at least when compared to Google’s Play Store. Apps on the App Store are known to go through a stringent process of verifications before they go live on the store.

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Apple claims that at the time of signing up, the app posed to be a cryptography app used to encrypt iPhone files and passwords and at the time the app developer had highlighted that the app has nothing to do with cryptocurrency. But after the app got submitted, it soon turned into a crypto wallet and slipped right under Apple’s radar.

Oddly enough, Trezor’s App is only available on Android and the original report highlights that the company had notified Apple and Google about fake apps for a few years now. The fake Trezor app is no longer available on the App Store.

Apple spokesperson Fred Sainz has said in a statement to Washington Post, “User trust is at the foundation of why we created the ‌App Store‌, and we have only deepened that commitment in the years since.”

He added, “Study after study has shown that the ‌App Store‌ is the most secure app marketplace in the world, and we are constantly at work to maintain that standard and to further strengthen the ‌App Store‌’s protections. In the limited instances when criminals defraud our users, we take swift action against these actors as well as to prevent similar violations in the future.”

It is important to note that Apple has not revealed how often scam apps are found in the store. However, Apple has admitted to removing 6,500 apps last year due to ‘hidden or undocumented features.

July 4th Celebration: 9 Dead and 52 Injured on Independence Day Mass Shooting

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July 4th Celebration: 9 Dead and 52 Injured on Independence Day Mass Shooting
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My1sttoday News — July 4th celebration: 9 Dead and 52 injured on independence day mass shooting.

“Early information indicates a holiday block party may have been going on when the shooting erupted.” The victims, who ranged in age from 20 to 27, three were pronounced dead at the scene, and seven others were sent to the hospital in a shooting that took place early Tuesday during what appears to have been a July 4th holiday block party, officials said. There was no word on any arrests made as of Tuesday morning.

“The gunshot victims were transported to area hospitals by ambulance as well as personal cars,” said Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. “Due to the enormity of the scene mutual aid was requested from surrounding police agencies.”

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Metro Homicide Unit at 219-755-3855 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.

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That is hours after a mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois happened, a critically injured victim has been pronounced dead, NBC Chicago reported on Tuesday.

The shooting came just hours after a rooftop shooter in Highland Park, Illinois, sprayed an Independence Day parade crowd with gunfire Monday, killing at least 6 and wounding at least 45 others.

After an hours-long manhunt, police there took a person of interest into custody in that shooting.

Five adults hit by the shooter at Monday’s parade died at the scene, according to the county coroner, while one more person died at a nearby hospital. More than 45 others were wounded, officials said. Tuesday’s victim, like the other six people killed by the gunman, has not been identified by the coroner.

Family and community members, however, have identified at least two of the victims, according to WKBN. Named victims include Nicolas Toledo, a visitor from Mexico in his late 70s who died at the scene, and Jacki Sundheim, an employee at North Shore Congregation Israel.

Ghostrunner: Complete Edition Released For PC and Consoles

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Ghostrunner: Complete Edition Released For PC and Consoles
Ghostrunner: Complete Edition Released For PC and Consoles

My1sttoday Gaming — Ghostrunner: complete edition released for PC and Consoles.

According to 4gamer 505 Games announced the first-person perspective parkour action game “Ghostrunner”, the paid DLC “Project_Hel”, and all four types of cosmetic pack DLC delivered so far. We are pleased to announce that the complete version of “Ghostrunner: Complete Edition” is now available for PC, Xbox X | S, and Xbox One. PlayStation 5 version, PlayStation 4 version and Nintendo Switch version for the domestic market sold by H2 Interactive will be announced at a later date.

505 Games will distribute “Ghostrunner: Complete Edition” on June 30th for PC and consoles. The price is $38 for the PC version and $42 for the Xbox version (both including tax). The distribution of the Complete Editions of PS5/PS4 version and Nintendo Switch version, for the domestic market, which H2 INTERACTIVE is in charge of the selling.

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At the same time, the company also announced that the PC (Steam) version is now available on the official PC game digital key sales service, Direct Games.

Ghostrunner: Complete Edition is a set of the main part of Ghostrunner, the paid DLC “Project_Hel” , and all 4 types of cosmetic pack DLC ( “Neon”, “Winter”, “Halloween”, “Metal OX” ). Project_Hel is a DLC that includes a new playable character, Hel, and additional stories. Looking to buy Ghostrunner for your PC or Consoles? Here’s the links below.

Buy on Steam.

Buy on Epic Games Store.

Buy on Microsoft Store.

Capcom Released Additional Content of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak For PC And Nintendo Switch

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My1sttoday Gaming — Capcom released sdditional content of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak for PC and Nintendo Switch.

As reported by 4gamer, Capcom has released a large-scale additional content “Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak” for PC & Switch users for the hunting action game, on June 30th.

In this extended content, a common action “Shipment” that allows you to switch the replacement technique instantly has been added to all weapons, making it possible to enjoy more flexible battles.

More to that, the new monsters “Jue Ginryu Mel Zena” and “Ice Wolf Dragon Luna Garon” , many new elements can be enjoyed, such as the appearance of resurrected monsters from the past series.

“Monster Hunter Rise” is currently on sale on each platform . A trial version is also distributed, so if you want to take this opportunity to touch this work, first play the trial version to check the feel and consider purchasing it or not. You can play the demo version here.

“Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak” is a super-large expansion content that expands the world of “Monster Hunter Rise” and can be enjoyed more deeply.

Centering on the observation base “El Gado” that investigates monster incidents, new monsters called “King’s Three Ducal Ministers”, the kingdom’s greatest threat, as well as subspecies monsters and resurrected monsters from the series are appearing one after another. Monsters that appeared in “Monster Hunter Rise” can also enjoy different hunting in master rank quests by additional actions and balance adjustments.

A new iron bug thread technique that further expands the individuality of the hunter’s weapon has been added to all 14 weapon types. In addition, it is possible to assemble your own action by utilizing the new element “Ship” that allows you to change the replacement technique set during hunting, and “Pioneer”. Experience various hunting actions that have evolved in Sunbreak.

Source: 4gamer, Capcom

R Kelly Has Been Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse Charges

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R Kelly Has Been Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse Charges
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My1sttoday News — R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse charges.

The popular R&B singer R Kelly 55, was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday for sexually abusing women, girls and boys, more than 20 years after first facing allegations.

Last September, a jury in New York City found Kelly guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering, on all nine counts against him.

On Wednesday, US district judge Ann Donnelly imposed the sentence at the federal court in Brooklyn after hearing from several survivors who attested to how Kelly’s exploitation reverberated across their lives.

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At the trial, victims had described how Kelly, real name Robert Sylvester Kelly, subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage. Several said he would demand that they strictly obey rules such as needing his permission to eat or go to the bathroom, and writing “apology letters” that purported to absolve him of wrongdoing.

Ahead of sentencing on Wednesday, some of the victims made statements, including “Angela”, who said “with every addition of a new victim you grew in wickedness”. On this day of sentencing “we reclaim our names”, she said. “We are no longer the preyed-upon individuals we once were.”
In her victim statement, Lizette Martinez said: “Robert, you destroyed so many people’s lives.”

Another victim who directly addressed Kelly as he kept his hands folded and his eyes downcast, said: “You made me do things that broke my spirit.

“I literally wished I would die because of how low you made me feel. Do you remember that?”

R.Kelly did not address the court. Dressed in prison khakis and dark glasses.

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The court heard how Kelly – known for hit songs like I Believe I Can Fly and Ignition – used his celebrity status and influence to lure women and children into sexual abuse over two decades.

Kelly’s case attracted attention in light of the #MeToo movement, during which powerful men have been held to account for sexual misconduct and sexual assault. Kelly follows Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby and other prominent abusers in being sentenced to time behind bars, although Cosby was acquitted on appeal.

Kelly’s sentencing came years after sexual misconduct allegations were first made against him. Accusers included his former wife, Andrea Kelly, who said she feared Kelly might kill her.
He was charged with 21 counts of making child sexual abuse videos involving various sexual acts in June 2002, but was acquitted on all counts following trial in 2008.

In 2017, an article in Buzzfeed brought fresh allegations that Kelly had trapped six women in a sex “cult” having taken advantage of them after they approached him for help with their musical careers.

Then in January 2019, a six-part documentary titled Surviving R Kelly, detailing the allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct against the singer, aired on US TV network Lifetime. In the film, accusers wondered if their stories were previously ignored because they were Black women.

Asked about some allegations during a CBS interview in 2019, Kelly memorably shouted at his interviewer, Gayle King, and denied any wrong doing.

He  was later arrested in July 2019 and charged with sex trafficking offences including child abuse images and obstruction of justice.

The five-week federal trial in Brooklyn included testimony from witnesses who said they were sexually and physically abused by Kelly. The court also heard from people involved with orchestrating the disgraced R&B singer’s 1994 marriage to the late singer Aaliyah when she was just 15 years old and he was an adult after she believed she’d gotten pregnant.

Kelly’s attorney, Jennifer Bonjean, said he would not address the court, pointing to the other criminal case faced by Kelly, but said before the sentence was read that her client “rejects that he is this monster.”

“He accepts that he is a flawed individual,” Bonjean said, “but he is not this one-dimensional monster that the government has portrayed and the media has portrayed.”

Kelly made his only comment in response to the judge after Bonjean said he wouldn’t speak: “Yes, your honor, that’s my wish.”

Prior to sentencing, the court heard impact statements from seven of Kelly’s victims, including Jane Doe 2, who testified at trial.

“It’s been 23 years since we knew each other, and you’ve victimized a lot of girls since then,” she said, addressing Kelly. She later added: “Now it’s your turn to have your freedom taken from you.”

“No one can undo the harm that has been done to these victims,” attorney Gloria Allred, who represented three victims who testified, told reporters Wednesday outside court. “But at least it’s time for Mr. Kelly to be accountable.”

In the nine months since his conviction, Kelly has replaced his entire legal team with Bonjean and her firm. Bonjean is the attorney who helped Bill Cosby get his sexual assault conviction overturned and also represented Cosby in a civil case he lost this month at trial.

“We were prepared for it,” Bonjean said of the sentence outside the court. “We are now prepared to fight this appeal.”

Kelly is being held at a federal detention facility in Brooklyn and is expected to be moved back to Chicago, where he faces another federal trial in August on child pornography and obstruction charges. He is also due to face sexual abuse charges in courts in Minnesota.

Spain Migrant Deaths: More Than 25 Dead and Hundreds Injured as African Migrants Were Attempting to Cross From Morocco to Spain

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Spain Migrant Deaths More Than 25 Dead and Hundreds Injured as African Migrants Attempting to Cross From Morocco to Spain

My1sttoday News — Spain migrant deaths: more than 25 dead and hundreds injured as African migrants were attempting to cross from Morocco to Spain.

Melilla is Spanish territory, but on the North African coast some 150km (90 miles) from the Spanish mainland. It and its sister city Ceuta are the only land borders between Africa and Europe.

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Migrants climbing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco on Friday. Melilla and Ceuta, another Spanish enclave, have the European Union’s only land borders with Africa.
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A spokesman for the Spanish government’s office in Melilla said that about 1,500 to 2,000 migrants approached the enclave at dawn Friday. He said that 500 had managed to enter a border control area after cutting through a fence, leading to violent clashes that also left security officers on both sides of the border injured.

In the unfortunate story that follows, many of them were crushed between the six-metre-high fences and Moroccan border guards, who used tear gas and batons on the migrants.

The death of at least 23 sub-Saharan migrants who were attempting to cross from Morocco to the Spanish enclave of Melilla is the worst tragedy of its kind, placing southern Europe’s immigration controls and its relationship with North Africa under scrutiny. Initial reports indicated five dead, but Moroccan authorities later raised that figure to 23. Helena Maleno Garzon, head of the NGO Walking Borders, says at least 37 people lost their lives and the figure is not final, may continue to increase, she said.

Videos footage seen online from the Moroccan side of the border show what appear to be dead bodies and severely injured people strewn across the ground without receiving medical attention.

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Melilla and its sister city Ceuta are the only land borders between African and Europe.
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Other images show hundreds of people, some with clear injuries, lying in a pile on the ground with their hands tied behind their backs.

“The victims of the tragedy in Melilla agonized for hours under the cruel gaze of those who were supposed to help them and did not do so,” tweeted Garzon.

“The Moroccan police beat us and killed our friends and I don’t understand why,” Amir, a young man from Sudan who reached Melilla, told elDiario.es news site.

“The Moroccans hit me a lot,” said Karin, another Sudanese man. “The repression was very heavy. It’s never been like that before.”

Spain Migrant Deaths More Than 25 Dead and Hundreds Injured as African Migrants Attempting to Cross From Morocco to Spain
A cemetery has been prepared for burying the bodies of deceased migrants.
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This is the worst such tragedy that Spain’s two North African enclaves have seen.

At least six human rights organizations in both Morocco and Spain have called for an inquiry. Amnesty International expressed its “deep concern” over the events, and the Spanish Commission for Refugees criticized on Saturday what it called “the indiscriminate use of violence to manage migration and control borders.”

This is a catastrophe,” said Omar Naji, vice president of the rights association, one of the largest such nongovernmental organizations in Morocco. “In the hours that followed the clashes, no medical help was provided. They were left on the ground for hours,” he said, referring to the migrants, and added his voice to those calling for an inquiry.

A press release from the African Union Commission said Chairperson H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed “deep shock and concern at the violent and degrading treatment of African migrants attempting to cross an international border from Morocco into Spain.”

The press release added: “The Chairperson calls for an immediate investigation into the matter, and reminds all countries of their obligations under international law to treat all migrants with dignity and to prioritize their safety and human rights, while refraining from the use of excessive force.”

Spain Migrant Deaths: More Than 25 Dead and Hundreds Injured as African Migrants Were Attempting to Cross From Morocco to Spain
The border fence separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Saturday.
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Meanwhile, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has only applauded Spanish and Moroccan collaboration on the border, saying the mass migration attempt was “well resolved.”
However, several politicians in Sanchez’s ruling coalition are calling on the prime minister to rectify his statements and launch an investigation.

“My condolences to the loved ones of everyone who unjustly lost their life,” said Deputy Prime Minister Yolanda Diaz. “It makes sense to clarify what happened … no one should die like this.”
EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson also called the events “deeply troubling” on Sunday.

Moroccan police used tear gas and Spanish agents fired rubber bullets to disperse those trying to climb the border fence, according to images and reports.

This is the largest mass movement on this border since Spain and Morocco boosted bilateral cooperation after Madrid decided to support Rabat’s position on the independence of Western Sahara.

The violence at the Moroccan border sparked protests across Spain.

Spain Migrant Deaths: More Than 25 Dead and Hundreds Injured as African Migrants Were Attempting to Cross From Morocco to Spain
Protesters lie on the ground during a performance illustrating the death of migrants at the Spanish-Moroccan border on June 26, 2022, in Madrid, Spain.
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The protests on Sunday are a positive sign of a fight against the government’s killer borders. As hunger and poverty grow, there will be more migrants and refugees. The battle continues to overthrow the border regimes of Britain and the European Union.

On Sunday, the Moroccan General Directorate of National Security said police carried out an operation against 59 irregular migrants planning to cross into the Spanish city of Ceuta, also in North Africa.

According to the United Nations, North Africans make up the majority of African immigrants in Europe.

“More than half of African migrants migrate across African countries, while around one of every four migrants has Europe as a destination region,” according to data website Statista.

“Among the macro-regions, Eastern and Western Africa host the largest number of migrants, with almost 60 percent of all international migrants in Africa.”

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies found that Morocco is ranked second on a list of 16 African countries with the most migrants.

What happened on the Moroccan border this weekend is a more violent version of when Spain ordered its armed forces to expel 8,000 migrants arriving by sea a little more than a year ago. In that instance, at least 4,000 migrants were returned to Morocco, but no deaths were reported, according to the Associated Press.

Texas Migrant Deaths: Death Toll Surge to 51 Dead in a Suspected Human Smuggling

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Texas Migrant Deaths Death Toll Surge to 51 Dead in a Suspected Human Smuggling
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My1sttoday News — Texas migrant deaths: death toll surge to 51 dead in a suspected human smuggling.

At least 51 people are dead after dozens were found inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, in a suspected case of human smuggling, local officials said Tuesday.

According to Homeland Security, 40 people believed to be migrants, have been found dead “upon arrival on the scene” in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas Monday evening.

Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, citing information provided by U.S. authorities, said the death toll was at least 50, including 22 Mexican citizens, seven Guatemalan citizens and two Honduran citizens. The other victims have yet to be identified and Mexico is working with the U.S. on an investigation, according to Ebrard.

Texas Migrant Deaths Death Toll Surge to 51 Dead in a Suspected Human Smuggling
Emergency vehicles respond to the scene of at least 42 people found dead in 18-wheeler on Southwest Side of San Antonio, Texas, June 27, 2022.
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“We are in mourning,” Ebrard said in a statement Tuesday on Twitter. “Huge tragedy.”

At least 34 of the victims have been identified Tuesday afternoon, officials said at a press conference.

The incident unfolded in the south-central Texas city on Monday evening at around 5:50 p.m. local time, when a nearby worker heard a cry for help and found the tractor-trailer with the doors partially opened and the bodies of 46 people inside, according to San Antonio Police Chief Bill McManus and San Antonio Fire Department Chief Charles Hood.

A fire official said 16 people including four children had also been taken to hospital, which referred as “mass casualty event.”

Chris Magnus, the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), told reporters he was “horrified” by the incident.

“Horrified at this tragic loss of life near San Antonio,” Magnus said Monday. “This speaks to the desperation of migrants who would put their lives in the hands of callous human smugglers who show no regard for human life.”

The survivors were “hot to the touch” and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion.

San Antonio, which is 250km (150 miles) from the US-Mexican border, is a major transit route for people smugglers.

Human traffickers often use lorries to transport undocumented migrants after meeting them in remote areas once they have managed to cross into the United States.

President Biden issued a statement Tuesday calling the deaths “horrifying and heartbreaking,” blaming the criminal smuggling industry for preying on migrants. Biden also highlighted the anti-smuggling campaign the U.S. has launched with its partners, saying they have made over 2,400 arrests.

Texas Migrant Deaths Death Toll Surge to 51 Dead in a Suspected Human Smuggling
Police block the scene where a tractor trailer with multiple dead bodies was discovered in San Antonio, Texas June 27, 2022.
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“Exploiting vulnerable individuals for profit is shameful, as is political grandstanding around tragedy, and my Administration will continue to do everything possible to stop human smugglers and traffickers from taking advantage of people who are seeking to enter the United States between ports of entry,” President Biden said.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas took to Twitter to say that he was “heartbroken by the tragic loss of life today and am praying for those still fighting for their lives.”

“Far too many lives have been lost as individuals — including families, women, and children — take this dangerous journey,” he tweeted Monday night. “Human smugglers are callous individuals who have no regard for the vulnerable people they exploit and endanger in order to make a profit. We will work alongside our partners to hold those responsible for this tragedy accountable and continue to take action to disrupt smuggling networks.”

My1sttoday News, Christine Palmer and Rose Chelsey reported.

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand “INZONE” For Gamers

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Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For Gamers

My1sttoday Gaming — Sony announces gaming display and headset of product brand “INZONE” for gamers.

Sony made an announcement on June 29th about the establishment of a new product brand “INZONE” for gamers, two display products and three headset products. The highlight is that the top model has very high specs, especially for the first product of the brand for gamers, which is different from PlayStation.

The lineup of the new Sony products, the manufacturer’s estimated selling price and the release date are as follows.

INZONE Gaming Display

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand "INZONE" For Gamers

INZONE M9 INZONE M3 Gaming Display My1sttoday

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand "INZONE" For Gamers
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  • INZONE M9 : 27 inches, 3840 x 2160 dots / 144Hz display, around $1,132, released on July 8th.
  • INZONE M3 : 27 inches, 1920 x 1080 dots / 240Hz display, TBA, within 2022.
INZONE Gaming Headsets 

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For GamersSony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For Gamers

INZONE H9 INZONE H7 INZONE H3 Gaming Headset My1sttoday
INZONE H9 INZONE H7 INZONE H3 Gaming Headset/Sony
  • INZONE H9 : Wireless, active noise canceling compatible, around $265, released on July 8th.
  • INZONE H7 : Wireless, around $214, released on July 8th.
  • INZONE H3 : Wired, around $89 , released on July 8th.

INZONE M9 ” and ” INZONE M3 ” will serve  as gaming displays for PCs and stationary game consoles . Since the release of INZONE M3 will be a while away, this paper will mainly focus on INZONE M9.

The INZONE M9 and M3 are both 27-inch LCD displays. The obvious difference between the two products, is the resolution and maximum vertical refresh rate. The INZONE M9, which is suitable for action games and RPGs with beautiful graphics, displays 144Hz at 3840 x 2160 dots, and has a smooth and high-speed display with a high refresh rate. The INZONE M3, which is suitable for e-sports titles that emphasize the above, supports 240Hz display with 1920 x 1080 dots.

Since the size of the liquid crystal panel is the same, the appearance of the display is almost the same. A particularly distinctive feature is the stand, which has a cross shape with one leg protruding to the front and one to the left and right so that objects can be easily placed in front of or around the stand. If you’re a gamer with a lot of things around the display, such as a gamepad or headset, as well as a keyboard or mouse, this stand will appeal to you.

The stand can also change the vertical angle (tilt) and adjust the height of the display. However, it does not support horizontal rotation (swivel) or vertical rotation (pivot). The INZONE M9 is not only compatible with 144Hz display at 4K resolution, but it is a luxurious product that can be said to incorporate almost all the specifications required for modern gamer displays.

First, INZONE M9 complies with the HDR display standard “Display HDR 600” established by VESA, a display standardization organization, and can express high-brightness HDR video. In addition, as a liquid crystal backlight, a direct type LED backlight arranged on the back side of the liquid crystal panel is adopted instead of the side surface of a general liquid crystal panel.

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For Gamers

We have also realized “direct LED partial drive” that enhances the contrast of the image by partially changing the brightness of the direct LED backlight divided into multiple parts according to the content of the image.

There are very few LCD displays for gamers that enable direct LED partial drive, which helps to enhance the image expressiveness of the INZONE M9. The INZONE M3 uses a sidelight backlight, and the HDR display standard is compatible with “Display HDR 400”.

As mentioned earlier, the INZONE M9 supports a maximum vertical refresh rate of 144Hz, with a maximum gray to gray response speed of approximately 1ms, enabling high-speed display sufficient for gaming applications.

In addition to supporting VESA’s display synchronization technology “Adaptive-Sync”, INZONE M9 and M3 have also acquired NVIDIA‘s original display synchronization technology “G-SYNC Compatible” certification. In addition, both of the two HDMI input terminals are compatible with HDMI 2.1 and also have a variable refresh rate function (Game Mode VRR) for HDMI 2.1, so you can connect your PlayStation 5 to INZONE M9 via HDMI. If so, the game video can be displayed at a variable refresh rate.

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand "INZONE" For Gamers

The INZONE M9 and M3 also have a USB hub function and a PC switch (KVM) function, and a keyboard or mouse connected to the display side can be connected to the USB Type-B port or USB Type-C port on the back. It can be used by switching between the two PCs. These days, the number of people who share two PCs with one display has increased, and the KVM function may be useful in many situations.

INZONE M9 Specifications
  • Panel: 27 inches, IPS system, non-glossy
  • Panel resolution: 3840 x 2160 dots
  • Maximum vertical refresh rate: 144Hz
  • Display synchronization technology: Adaptive-Sync compatible, G-SYNC Compatible compatible, VRR compatible
  • HDR Display: DisplayHDR 600
  • Brightness: 600cd / m 2
  • Display color: Approximately 1.07 billion colors
  • Contrast ratio: 80000: 1 (dynamic)
  • Viewing angle: 178 degrees left and right, 178 degrees up and down
  • Halftone response speed: Approximately 1ms
  • Internal frame delay: unpublished
  • Video connection interface: DisplayPort 1.4 x 1, HDMI 2.1 x 2, USB 3.2 Type-C x 1
  • Other connection interfaces: 3.5mm mini pin headphone jack
  • USB hub function: USB 3.2 Type-B x 1, USB 3.2 Type-A x 3
  • Speaker: 2W x 2
  • Tilt (vertical rotation): 0 to +20 degrees
  • Swivel (rotation left and right): Not supported
  • Pivot (vertical rotation): Not supported
  • Height adjustment: 70mm
  • VESA mount: 100 x 100 mm
  • Nominal power consumption: 139W (standard)
  • Nominal body size: Approx. 615 (W) x 248 (D) x 479 (H) mm (* including stand)
  • Nominal body weight: Approximately 6.8 kg (* including stand)
INZONE M3 Specifications
  • Panel: 27 inches, IPS system, non-glossy
  • Panel resolution: 1920 x 10800 dots
  • Maximum vertical refresh rate: 240Hz
  • Display synchronization technology: Adaptive-Sync compatible, G-SYNC Compatible compatible, VRR compatible
  • HDR Display: DisplayHDR 400
  • Brightness: 400 cd / m 2
  • Display color: Approximately 1.07 billion colors
  • Contrast ratio: 1000: 1
  • Viewing angle: 178 degrees left and right, 178 degrees up and down
  • Halftone response speed: Approximately 1ms
  • Internal frame delay: unpublished
  • Video connection interface: DisplayPort 1.4 x 1, HDMI 2.1 x 2, USB 3.2 Type-C x 1
  • Other connection interfaces: 3.5mm mini pin headphone jack
  • USB hub function: USB 3.2 Type-B x 1, USB 3.2 Type-A x 3
  • Speaker: 2W x 2
  • Tilt (vertical rotation): 0 to +20 degrees
  • Swivel (rotation left and right): Not supported
  • Pivot (vertical rotation): Not supported
  • Height adjustment: 70mm
  • VESA mount: 100 x 100 mm
  • Nominal power consumption: undisclosed
  • Nominal body size: Approx. 615 (W) x 248 (D) x 479 (H) mm (* including stand)
  • Nominal body weight: undisclosed
INZONE H9 / H7 / H3 Gaming Headset.

Let’s take a look at the headsets ” INZONE H9 “, ” INZONE H7 “, and ” INZONE H3 “.

As mentioned earlier, the INZONE H9 and INZONE H7 are 2.4GHz band original wireless connections using a dedicated USB wireless adapter and Bluetooth connection compatible wireless dedicated machines, and the INZONE H3 is a 3.5mm mini pin analog connection and USB connection. It is a compatible wired headset.

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For GamersSony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For Gamers

The wireless model INZONE H9 / 7 can also listen to the voice of 2.4GHz connection and Bluetooth connection at the same time, so it is useful to use the game sound of PC and voice chat of smartphone together.

One of the major features of INZONE H9 / 7/3 is the virtual surround sound technology “360 Spatial Sound for Gaming” (hereinafter referred to as “360SS for Gaming”). Sony has technologies such as “360 Spatial Sound Mapping” (hereinafter, 360SSM) and virtual surround technology “360 Reality Audio” as its own stereophonic technology. 360SS for Gaming is an optimized version of 360SSM for games, and processes stereo sound as if it were played back by 7.1ch virtual speakers.

Since 360 ​​Spatial Sound for Gaming is realized by INZONE Hub, which is integrated setting software for Windows PC that was touched on the display, it can be used only on PC. On the other hand, INZONE H9 / 7 is also compatible with PS5’s stereophonic technology “Tempest 3D Audio”, so it is also suitable for enjoying PS5 game sounds.

Sony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For GamersSony Announces Gaming Display and Headset of Product Brand INZONE For Gamers

In addition, the top model INZONE H9 is equipped with the active noise canceling function that has been proven in Sony’s “1000X” series of headphones, which has a reputation for high noise canceling ability, and blocks ambient noise for games. It makes it easier to concentrate on.

The wireless model INZONE H9 has a maximum battery life of about 32 hours (* when noise canceling is off), and the INZONE H7 has a maximum of about 40 hours. It will be enough for a full day of gaming. You can check out the products on Sony website.

GTA VI Leaks Reveal The Storyline Will Take Place in Colombia and Miami

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GTA VI Leaks Reveal That The Storyline Will Take Place in Colombia and Miami

My1sttoday Gaming — GTA VI leaks reveal the storyline will take place in Colombia and Miami.

The new report also reveals that Grand Theft Auto 6 could introduce a cryptocurrency in its gameplay. It will have an in-game cryptocurrency for players to earn and trade.

The game may soon be incoming, next year to be precise, and Colombia and Miami are the locations of choice to build the game around.

Meanwhile, another report shows some exclusive new details about GTA VI. According to the longtime Rockstar insider, Grand Theft Auto 6’s story will follow twin siblings, one male, one female, who are separated following the death of their parents at the hands of the cartel in 2003.

GTA VI Leaks Reveal That The Storyline Will Take Place in Colombia and Miami
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As for Grand Theft Auto Online, Rockstar has not forgotten about the standalone title. Matheus claims that Rockstar will extend the map and add Liberty City as well as more activities such as a “Cops ‘n Crooks mode” and feature a fight between players and major GTA antagonist, Don Percival. The leaker also told us that as many as 20 new radio stations could arrive in the game, including one called Carcer Soul FM.

GTA VI Release Date

Rockstar Games plans to release GTA VI in 2024 but rumors are claiming we will see GTA VI hit the shelf next year. We advise you take all this with your favourite cooking seasoning, till Rockstar makes an official announcement.

Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer to Chelsea Being Discussed According to David Ornstein

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Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer to Chelsea Being Discussed According to David Ornstein
My1sttoday _ Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer to Chelsea Being Discussed According to David Ornstein

My1sttoday Sports — Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to Chelsea being discussed according to David Ornstein.

A reputable journalist David Ornstein has dropped a shocking transfer news today by revealing that Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has had discussions with Chelsea over a transfer move from Manchester United.

Ornstein tweeted this evening “EXCL: Todd Boehly met Jorge Mendes in Portugal last week.

“Idea of Cristiano Ronaldo to Chelsea among subjects discussed.

Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer to Chelsea Being Discussed According to David Ornstein
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“Unclear if #CFC will pursue. Man Utd expect him to stay. 37yo loves #MUFC but has concerns.”

It could be an offer too good to refuse for the Blues, who are about to lose the services of centre forward Romelu Lukaku as he has agreed to return to Inter Milan according to report.

Chelsea would not only be acquiring the services of one of the greatest players in the history of football, it will be a major blow to Manchester United from its main rival.

If Ronaldo leaves United this summer, he will be the eighth departure without a single incoming transfer having occurred.

Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer to Chelsea Being Discussed According to David Ornstein
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It would also leave United without any recognised centre forwards in the squad, other than converted wingers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, both of whom had horrible seasons last time out.

Mason Greenwood continues to be suspended by the club as Greater Manchester Police pursue criminal charges against him.
Edinson Cavani leaves the club on Thursday as his contract expires.

Lately Cristiano Ronaldo was also linked to German football giant Bayern Munich who’s looking forward to replace Robert Lewandowski with CR7.

Roe v Wade: Abortion Clinics Start to Close After Supreme Court Overturns The Sitting Constitutional Women Right

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Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right
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My1sttoday News — Roe v Wade: abortion clinics start to close after supreme court overturns the sitting constitutional Women right.

About 26 states are expected to introduce new restrictions or bans after the court reversed its 50-year-old Roe v Wade decision.

And 13 states have so-called trigger laws in place that will see abortion banned within 30 days.

President Biden described the ruling as “It’s a realisation of an extreme ideology and a tragic error by the Supreme Court”.

In Phoenix, Arizona, police fired tear gas after pro-choice protesters banged on the doors and windows of the state capitol. In Los Angeles, protesters briefly blocked traffic on a highway.

Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right
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Meanwhile protests are expected to continue in cities around the country on Saturday.

At an abortion clinic in Little Rock, Arkansas – a state with a so-called trigger law allowing an instant ban – the doors to the patient area shut as soon as the court’s opinion was posted online. Staff made calls to tell women that their appointments were cancelled.

“No matter how hard we prepare for bad news, when it finally hits, it hits hard. Having to call these patients and tell them Roe v Wade was overturned is heartbreaking,” Nurse Ashli Hunt said.

Escorts at the clinic, who stood in the Arkansas heat day in and day out to accompany patients through the throng of protesters, held a group hug. “I thought that this country would still care about people. Would still care about women,” said Miss Karen, the lead escort.

Outside, anti-abortion protesters celebrated.

“You are on notice!” shouted a protester at people still parking their cars at the clinic who had not heard about the decision yet. “My suggestion is for you turn around and leave this place of sin, this place of inequity, this evil place.”

In New Orleans, Louisiana – another trigger law state – the Women’s Health Care Centre, one of only three abortion providers in the state, was closed on Friday and its staff had gone home.

Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right
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Outside the clinic, volunteer escort Linda Kocher said that the rich women would still be able to access abortions in other states but “poor women will end up in a back alley” for illegal procedures. But anti-abortion campaigner Pastor Bill Shanks said it was a “day for celebration”.

Overall, the Supreme Court ruling is expected to mean about 36 million women of reproductive age will lose access to abortion in their states, according to research from Planned Parenthood, a healthcare organisation that provides abortions.

  • Trigger laws in Kentucky, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Dakota, Missouri, Oklahoma and Alabama have already been applied
  • Bans in Mississippi and North Dakota will come into effect after their attorney generals approve it
  • Wyoming’s ban will take effect on 29 June, Utah’s ban must be certified by a legislative council
  • Bans in Idaho, Tennessee and Texas will be applied in 30 days.

The decision was met with elation by anti-abortion campaigners outside the court in Washington, but protests against the ruling were scheduled in more than 100 cities on Friday – with more expected through the weekend.

Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right
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Although abortion is a divisive issue in the US, a recent Pew survey found that 61% of adults say abortion should be legal all or most of the time, while 37% say it should be illegal all or most of the time.

President Biden said, he would work to ensure that state and local officials could not prevent women travelling to have abortions in states where the procedure is legal, and would also protect women’s access to contraception and medication to end pregnancies of up to 10 weeks that is commonly used to treat miscarriages.

 

Friday’s ruling amounts to a wholesale reversal of the Supreme Court’s own legal precedent – an extremely rare move – and is likely to set up political battles that divide the nation.

The governors of west coast states California, Washington and Oregon have vowed to protect patients travelling from other states for an abortion.

In states where opinions on abortion are closely split – such as Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin – the legality of the procedure could be determined on an election-by-election basis. In others, the ruling may set off a new round of legal battles, including over whether individuals can go out of state for abortions or order abortion drugs through mail services.

Meanwhile former Vice-President Mike Pence, a long-standing critic of Roe v Wade, urged anti-abortion campaigners not to stop until “the sanctity of life” was protected by law in every state.

Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right
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What is Roe v Wade and When Was it First Signed to The Constitution

Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States generally protects a pregnant woman’s liberty to choose to have an abortion.

Roe v. Wade has protected a woman’s right to choose, her right to make intensely personal decisions with her doctor.

It reaffirmed basic principles of equality. And it reinforced the fundamental right of privacy — the right of each of us to choose how to live our lives.

Roe v Wade States That Abortion Clinics Are Closing After Supreme Court Overturns The Constitutional Women Right