Page-8 of USA Current Affairs, GK & News

All Male Drafting

A US federal appeals court is to consider if the men only drafting in the US military is constitutional or not. Drafting: Drafting, also known as conscription, is the mandatory enlistment of people in military service (or any national service). Historically, conscription largely targeted men, with a major percentage of them being drafted before being ..

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USA’s Denaturalisation Section

US Department of Justice has created a dedicated division to deal with denaturalisation. This is in light of increasing number of denaturalisation cases under Trump’s presidency. 1) What is denaturalisation? Denaturalisation is the process of revoking the citizenship of a person who was not born in the country. The US department of justice recently created ..

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns

The Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company commonly called as Disney, Bob Iger recently tendered his resignation. He has served as the CEO of the US-based multi-national mass-media company from 2005. Under his leadership, the company successfully purchased Star Wars, Marvel and Fox’s entertainment businesses. Bob Chapek is to replace Iger as the next ..

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Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act

The USA’s House of Representatives passed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act after 200 failed attempts over the past 100 years. Which country passed this anti-lynching legislation? The Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act was passed by USA’s House of Representatives. This is a historic step for the country as its legislation had failed to pass it about ..

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US President Donald Trump acquitted at the Senate

On February 5, 2020, US President Donald Trump who had been impeached by the House of Representatives has been acquitted at the Senate trial. He now becomes the third President in the US history to be impeached by House of Representatives and acquitted by the Senate. The other two Presidents were Bill Clinton in 1999 ..

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