Stories tagged: ban
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
The Honolulu Police Department says it’s reviewing the policy requiring medical marijuana users to turnover their firearms following backlash from gun owners.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
The Pentagon has put off indefinitely a planned ban on using certain cluster bombs, which release explosive sub-munitions, or bomblets. The U.S. military considers them a legitimate and important weapon, …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Maryland law banning the sale of semiautomatic guns with certain military-style features.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature’s attempts …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country’s capital.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Massachusetts on Friday became the first state to impose a ban on bump stocks since the deadly shooting at a Las Vegas music festival.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Federal officials have released a plan for a northern Idaho forest proposed wilderness area that includes banning snowmobiles.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
County commissioners in central Idaho where residents put out food for elk last winter are considering new regulations to prevent the practice.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads by 2030.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on “bump stocks” like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns, stressing its support …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
The National Rifle Association announced its support Thursday for regulating “bump stocks,” devices that can effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons and that were apparently used in the …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s announcement that Beijing told its banks to stop dealing with North Korea is “not consistent with the facts,” a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Friday, but he …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Democratic lawmakers are introducing legislation that would ban federal officials from spending any taxpayer-funded travel expenses at Trump-owned properties or locales owned by other senior government officials.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
A U.S. ban on Americans traveling to North Korea took effect Friday amid concerns about the fate of those who have been detained there in the past. The U.S. said …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for a ban on menthol cigarettes, arguing that tobacco companies disproportionately target African-Americans when they market and promote the cigarettes.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia, major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Five transgender service members serving on active duty sued President Donald Trump on Wednesday over his directive to ban them from the U.S. military.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
New security measures added at international airports now allow laptop computers, tablets and other large electronic devices in the cabins of flights to the United States, the Department of Homeland …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
California’s attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Taiwan’s legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty, underscoring growing awareness of animal welfare in one of …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis stood directly behind their boss Friday, one man on each side, as President Donald Trump announced an order that will ban …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 8:56 p.m.
John Ahern wants churches with child care facilities and hospitals added to the list of locations that require a 1,000 foot buffer zone from marijuana businesses. The City Council has …
Fri., June 17, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia’s track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
The federal government has finalized a West Coast ban on new commercial fishing for forage fish, the small fish that bigger fish, seabirds and marine mammals depend on for food.
Wed., June 17, 2015, 9:58 a.m.
City, county and state officials are tightening fire restrictions due to hot and dry conditions across Eastern Washington. The restrictions come after a rash of wildfires that have sprung up …
Fri., May 31, 2013, 11:21 a.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks customers will soon have to stamp out their cigarettes before approaching the cafes.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2012, 10:09 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court today declared California’s same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the bitterly contested, voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the U.S. …
Wed., March 2, 2011
Last year, the Idaho Legislature was on the verge of passing a broadly supported bill that would ban texting while driving, but infighting and parliamentary maneuvering distracted them from reaching …