WATCH: A plan to install a cable car across Jerusalem to the Old City took a step forward after the Supreme Court ruled against Israeli and Palestinian opponents of the project
Israeli and Palestinian opponents of an Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City lost on Sunday their Supreme Court case against a project they argued would alter its ancient landscape.
The proposed cable car would shuttle some 3,000 tourists and worshippers per hour from the western part of Jerusalem to an area near the Dung Gate entrance to the eastern Old City in a four-minute ride.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com
RegisterPalestinians say the project would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state, and that the planned route would place cable cars just metres above their homes in East Jerusalem.1/2A man look on as he sits in a golf cart near Dung Gate, close to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen ZvulunRead more: Reuters »
Baby giraffe born in Santiago Zoo in Chile
The Santiago Zoo in Chile has a new resident: a male giraffe calf weighing almost 100 kilograms (220 pounds) and measuring 2 meters (6.5 feet). Read more >>
San Francisco archbishop bars Rep. Nancy Pelosi from receiving Communion over abortion rights stanceThe archbishop's decision comes as the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe vs. Wade. He’s cool with priests that rape children and nuns that abuse them though. 🤦♀️ My mother was a devout Catholic actually went to mass every day but she did believe in abortion when it is needed this guy is completely out of sync with reality Whatever you say archy!
Psychological theory about lawyer Camille Vasquez's white suit goes viralAmber Heard's dark-hued court outfits 'aren't helping her case' according to viral TikTok. White before Memorial day?
OpenSea Disables Bored Ape Trading Amidst Singapore Court CaseThe Bored Ape NFT has been deemed a digital asset in the landmark court case. Those sure are words none of these words are in the bible
Court finalizes new NY congressional, state Senate mapsNEW: A court-hired mapmaker finalized New York's congressional districts and state Senate districts just after midnight on Saturday, putting them in place for the next decade barring any further lawsuits. gothamist JonCampbellNY article is painfully unclear on scale of GOP FU to democracy in NY state redistricting so US wide Congress. Article needs plenty of art & maps & show 2012-2021 seats & where each incumbent is running now in 2022-2031, because it is utter (JimCrow) chaos.
Supreme Court justice’s wife urged Arizona lawmakers to reverse Biden’s win, emails revealThe conservative political activist urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the election to choose their own slate of electors. … ok? There’s only one pro-democracy party & it ain’t GOP PAGOP She must have been aware of all the mules that were used to steal the election. The “lawmakers” should have listened.
Emails show wife of Supreme Court justice asked legislators to intervene in 2020 electionNewly discovered emails show that Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, was more deeply involved in baseless efforts to overturn the 2020 election than previously known. utpol And there will be no consequences. Because laws only apply to the poor apparently.