the Context



Abortion in the United States

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signs a bill that restricts abortion after a detectable heartbeat. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio said it was preparing a constitutional challenge to the law.

Ohio's governor has signed a bill imposing one of the nation's toughest abortion restrictions

A 24-year-old man with a history of misdemeanor faces charges of attempted premeditated murder after a 5-year-old boy is pushed or thrown off a balcony at Mall of America. The man, whom officials identified as Emmanuel Aranda, was previously banned from the mall, and was arrested four years ago after he threw an object off the mall's third level and failed to cooperate with police, but the ban was not in effect at the time of Friday's incident.

The boy was standing outside of the Rainforest Cafe restaurant at the mall with his mom when a stranger threw him to a nearly 40-foot fall.

Rio de Janeiro

Two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, killing nine people and leaving fifteen others missing. The buildings were irregularly built.

Security services

Russian security services kill two ISIL-affiliated terrorists who were planning an attack in the city of Tyumen.

Russian counter-terrorism police say they prevented an imminent Islamic State attack in the Siberian city of Tyumen, as two armed terror suspects were eliminated in an intense raid with heavy gunfire and explosions.

2018–19 Sudanese protests

Lt. General Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf steps down as leader of the Transitional Military Council in favor of Lt. General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan.

Army chief Awad Ibn Auf quits after staging a coup that toppled veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.

2019 Quetta bombing

Twenty one people are killed and about fifty others injured in a suicide bombing at a market in Quetta, Pakistan.

At least 20 people were killed in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, after a bomb blast ripped through a fruit market.