SUN SUNI KHABAR MAY 16TH, 2016
When it comes to the issue of religious rights versus no-cost contraception, the only thing the Supreme Court could agree on was not to decide.In an unsigned opinion issued Monday, the court sent a series of cases back to a raft of federal appeals courts, with instructions for those courts and the parties in the lawsuits to try harder to work things out. "The Court expresses no view on the merits of the cases," the opinion said.At issue is the extent to which religiously affiliated employers (such as universities or hospitals) need to participate in the requirement under the Affordable Care Act for most employer health plans to provide no-cost contraception for women.
OBAMA AWARDS MEDAL OF VALOR TO 13 POLICE OFFICERS
President Obama awarded the nation's highest honor for law enforcement to 13 police officers Monday, recognizing officers who put themselves in harm's way — one fatally — to protect citizens.The Public Safety Medal of Valor recognizes police, firefighters and other first responders for exceptional courage. Obama said the actions of the 13 recognized Monday helped to save countless lives."To a person, each of these honorees acted without regard to their own safety," Obama said in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House evoking the formality of a military Medal of Honor presentation. "We're so grateful they were there — some off duty, others on duty, and all rising above and beyond the call of duty."
USERS MAY SOON GET MORE ROOM TO TWEET
In what could be one of the biggest changes to its format ever, Twitter Inc. is reportedly planning to stop counting photo and link URLs toward the 140-character limit for tweets. The change could come as soon as within the next two weeks, according to a report Monday in Bloomberg, which cited an anonymous source familiar with the plan.
RAVI SHASTRI PORTRAYED AS A WOMANIZER IN ‘AZHAR’
Not even a week since its release and the number of people miffed with their portrayal in 'Azhar' just seems to be growing longer. After Sangeeta Bijlani expressed concerns over her representation in the film starring Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai and Nargis Fakhri, and Manoj Prabhakar threatened to take legal action, the latest person to be upset is former cricketer Ravi Shastri , who has been shown cheating on his wife in the film.It is said that Shastri is dismayed at being depicted as a womaniser and even gone ahead and expressed his displeasure to the cricket authorities in the country.