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US Laptop Ban Lifted From Turkish and Emirates Airlines

Jul 5, 2017, 7:28 pm EDT

The US laptop ban that Turkish Airlines and Emirates Airlines ordered back in March has been removed. Source: Shutterstock

Amid the intercontinental tensions that have continued throughout Trump’s presidency, his travel bans, as well as the multiple terrorist attacks that have ravaged the world in 2017, the nation banned laptops from being in the cabins of planes operated by these two airlines.

The airlines were chosen due to the fact that the two companies cater to a number of countries that have been linked with terrorist activity caused by groups of extremists that represent only a small portion of these nations’ populations instead of their people as a whole. Read 

Kaspersky Lab CEO Wants to Prove It Has No Ties to Russian Government

Jul 3, 2017, 6:22 pm EDT

Kaspersky Lab’s boss insists his company has no ties to the Russian government, and he’s willing to prove it. Source: Wikipedia

CEO Eugene Kaspersky told The Associated Press that he’s willing to allow the U.S. government to check Kaspersky Lab’s source code in order to ensure there’s no connection between the company and Russia’s government. He added that he’s willing to move part of his research to the U.S.

“If the United States needs, we can disclose the source code,” he said. “Anything I can do to prove that we don’t behave maliciously I will do it.” Kaspersky also mentioned he’d be willing to testify before U.S. lawmakers. Read 

What Is the Status of the Senate Health Care Bill?

Jul 3, 2017, 1:32 pm EDT

The status of the Senate health care bill is that it may never really come to pass.

This has Senate members searching for alternatives to the trying a pass a new health care bill to replace Obamacare. There are currently members of the Republican party that are considering repealing the Affordable Care Act if a new bill can’t be passed.

The current status of the Senate health care bill is that there isn’t much going on. This is due to the Republican members of the Senate missing their own deadline to replace Obamacare. The members of the Senate are also away for the July 4th recess, which makes it harder to get together on what a replacement bill should be. Read 

Arab Nations Extend Qatar Deadline

Jul 3, 2017, 12:39 pm EDT

A group of four Arab nations have extended the Qatar deadline.

The extended Qatar deadline gives the country 48 hours to comply with demands made by the group. The group behind the demands is made up of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Here are the demands that the Arabs nations want to be met by the end of the Qatar deadline. Read 

Marijuana News: Nevada Becomes Fifth State to Legalize Recreational Pot

Jul 3, 2017, 11:44 am EDT

There’s a new bit of marijuana news that has cannabis consumers in Nevada happy.

Nevada has become the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize recreational pot. The marijuana news comes following a successful vote to legalize the drug roughly eight months ago. The first stores selling the drug for recreational use opened their doors on Saturday.

While the marijuana news is sure to excite cannabis users in Nevada, there are still restrictions. First of all, it is still illegal to possess and sell the drug. People in the state are only allowed to have an ounce of pot on them for recreational use. Read 

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Goes Into Effect Tonight

Jun 29, 2017, 11:33 am EDT

Pieces of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban will go into effect at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time tonight.

The parts of the revised travel ban that will go into effect will limit the reasons that foreigners can come to the United States. A decision from the Supreme Court says that the band can’t stop those with “a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”

Now that the Suprmeme Court has ruled on the matter, the Trump Administration has set up guidelines on what counts as a “bona fide relationship.” The revised travel bans affects those seeking visas from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, reports The New York Times. Read 

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