Friday, June 14, 2024

Pakistan police arrest senior leader of Imran Khan’s party

Police in Pakistan have arrested a senior leader of former prime minister Imran Khan’s party on charges of threatening the chief of the elections...

Lawmaker looking for ways to prevent sex crimes against children

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) - One state senator is looking for ways to deter people from committing sexual crimes against children. A chemical castration...

M&M’s shelve ‘spokescandy’ mascots after conservative backlash

M&M’s has announced it will ditch its iconic “spokescandy” characters after a bizarre backlash from a far-right political commentator. The colourful characters have featured in...

Lawmakers weigh in on need, concerns for special session

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) - After hearing the plea of the state’s insurance commissioner Governor John Bel Edwards called legislators back for a special...

Activists march in Knoxville on 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Sunday marked 50 years since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision was made. The anniversary comes after the ruling was...

Gov. Edwards calls special session to address Insurance Incentive Fund

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) - Governor John Bel Edwards issued a call for a special session Sunday, Jan. 22. The Louisiana Governor wants the state...

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu axes minister after court order

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed a senior cabinet member with a criminal record, complying with a Supreme Court ruling even as he...

Sen. Sharon Hewitt says she’s running for Louisiana governor

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) -- Republican Senator Sharon Hewitt says she will be running for Louisiana governor Friday. “Politicians have failed our state for decades,...

Good news on energy: Power costs to rise less than expected

Wholesale electricity costs should rise by less than half of earlier price spike predictions following government intervention in the market. Updated Treasury forecasts have prices...

Dora Jean Edwards, mother of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, passes...

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGNO) — Dora Jean Edwards, the mother of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, has passed away. In a statement released on Friday...

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