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D.C. effort to decriminalize sex work won’t move forward after tense 14-hour hearing

“Human trafficking would remain illegal under the law, as would forcing people into sex work” writes Local Reporter Focused for washingtonpost.com. Grosso has rejected the notion that the bill, which does not alter the District’s sex trafficking laws, would legalize pimps or any kind of coercion.Those who spoke out against the bill — a coalition of anti-trafficking advocates, sex-trafficking survivors, religious leaders and District neighborhood commissioners — warned the city would become a de facto red-light district. Source: washingtonpost.com

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Apple Research App: Everything To Know

“These studies, conducted in partnership with various academic and research institutions, are available in the Research app, which is now available for download via the App Store” reports ibtimes.com. The Research app works on iPhone 6s or newer, provided they are running on iOS 13.2.Apple is deliberately making inroads in the area of health with its products like the Apple Watch and apps like Noise and Cycle Tracking. Source: ibtimes.com

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Manchester City’s Cas appeal over FFP dismissed as ‘inadmissible’

“They can argue at their adjudicatory chamber hearing that the process has been unfair” writes David Conn for theguardian.com. The investigatory chamber was evidently not convinced by the explanations City offered, and referred the case for a decision.City had appealed to Cas in May against the decision of Uefa’s club financial control body (CFCB) investigatory chamber to refer the alleged breaches to the CFCB’s adjudicatory chamber for a decision.The case against Manchester City for alleged breaches of Uefa’s financial fair play (FFP) regulations will proceed to a full hearing after…

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At impeachment hearing, Democrat Schiff asks if Trump used power ‘for corrupt purpose’

“The hearing comes a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters that Trump already had admitted to bribery in the Ukraine scandal” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The hearings may pave the way for the Democratic-led House to approve articles of impeachment – formal charges – against Trump. Source: 95kqds.com

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Swimming: Sun Yang hearing faces translation problems

“Sun was the first to give evidence before a CAS tribunal in the day-long hearing and the translation problems began with the first question” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Chinese multiple world and Olympic champion Sun Yang’s defense against allegations he committed anti-doping violations was affected by translation problems during the opening stages of a Court of Arbitration (CAS) hearing on Friday. Source: 95kqds.com

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Apple launches virtual health studies aiming to enroll hundreds of thousands of customers

“Amid rising concern about health data privacy, the tech giant has vowed not to sell the data collected from the studies” writes Shraddha Chakradhar for statnews.com. The studies are being billed as observational — meant to monitor people rather than serve them with an intervention — although the hearing health study has an interventional component.Apple will allow participants to control which types of information they share and to delete data within 24 hours of their collection. Source: statnews.com

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Will you share gynecological and hearing data through an Apple research app on the iPhone?

“Apple says its partners can only use study data to support their research and that data will not be sold” writes unknown author for usatoday.com. Are you willing to share information about your menstrual cycles or hearing loss on your iPhone and Apple Watchto contribute to medical research?. Participants will be randomly assigned to two groups to assess if Health app notifications, when loud sounds are detected, can motivate users to modify their listening behaviors. Source: usatoday.com

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Top Republicans claim impeachment hearings were ‘boring’ and Trump was ‘too busy’ to watch, despite him tweeting about it 60 times during the day

“Dont you think he might have a political agenda in describing the impeachment hearing as boring?” writes Tom Porter for businessinsider.com. “This sham hearing is not only boring, it is a colossal waste of taxpayer time & money,” the White House press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted.Some saw the response as an attempt to distract Americans from the seriousness of the allegations laid out about Trump during the hearing.Following testimony by two senior US diplomats on the first day of the public House impeachment hearings, Republicans coalesced around a new response:…

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Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead after start of televised hearings

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moves ahead on Thursday after an opening day of public testimony that linked Trump to a pressure campaign to force Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The hearings may pave the way for the Democratic-led House of Representatives to approve articles of impeachment – formal charges – against Trump.Trump told reporters at a White House news conference after the hearing ended that he knew “nothing” about the call with Sondland. Source:…

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