Oklahoma Strikes Down Bill Aiming To End Corporal Punishment For Disabled Students

Oklahoma lawmakers struck down a bill on Tuesday that, if passed, would have ended the use of corporal punishment on disabled students. Corporal punishment is defined in the bill as a “deliberate infliction of physical pain by hitting, paddling, spanking, slapping or any other physical force used as a means of discipline.” The legislation would … Read more

EU aiming to ramp up naval patrols after Nord Stream blasts – FT — RT World News

EU officials believe that the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines warrants increased naval patrols to defend assets against Russia, according to the Financial Times. European investigators have reportedly found no evidence linking Moscow to the incident, which rendered multibillion-dollar projects inoperable. “After what happened with Nord Stream, [we need] increased monitoring and protecting [of] … Read more