#Georgia

Washington, Jun 12 (PTI) A 45-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged with conducting a cyber-attack on a hospital in the US state of Georgia in 2018.

.Georgia, USA
Governor Brian Kemp signed the repeal of the statute on Monday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BrianKempGA)

  • Georgia on Monday repealed its citizen's arrest law
  • The move was prompted by the shooting death of African American jogger Ahmaud Arbery
  • Arbery "was the victim of vigilante-style violence," Gov. Brian Kemp said

London, May 1 (PTI) India is among the five countries that will be added to Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list from Tuesday, the Irish government has announced.

.Duluth, Georgia, USA
US President Joe Biden completes 100 days in office by the end of April. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Biden addressed drive-in rally at a Duluth, Georgia
  • Biden echoed many of his themes from a major address on Wednesday to Congress
  • Biden was due to take his 'Getting Back on Track' tour to Philadelphia on Friday

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Black Rob was famous for his tracks like "Woah!". (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DDotOmen)

  • Black Rob suffered a series of strokes in 2015
  • He died in a hospital in Atlanta on Saturday
  • No cause of death has been offically announced

.Georgia, USA
The shooting is scheduled to begin in June. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The production of the upcoming film "Emancipation" will be moved out of Georgia
  • This is set to be Hollywood first major project to exit the state
  • The film will be moved to Louisiana 

.Georgia
Emily Murdock, left, and her twin sister Elizabeth Murdock vote in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff election. (PTI File Photo)

  • Georgia recently passed a law that makes numerous changes to how elections will be administered
  • Many say the law would mainly impact the state's large Black population
  • President Joe Biden and African-American leaders have criticised the new rules

.Austin, TX, USA
Greg Abbott is the Governor of Texas. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@govabbott)

  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott refused to throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers’ home opener
  • For his decision, Abbott cited MLB's move to pull out the All-Star game from Atlanta, Georgia
  • MLB took the decision over Georgia's new restrictive voting laws

.Miami, FL, USA
Donald Trump installed a Diet Coke button in the Oval Office as it was his favourite drink. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @Renadon6)

  • Former US President Donald Trump gave a statement calling for boycott of companies including Coke
  • The boycott came after these companies have stated against the voting bill passed in Georgia
  • Netizens have trolled Trump, saying it would not be easy for Trump to boycott Coke as it is his favourite drink

.Atlanta, GA, USA
The previous venue for the MLB All Stars Game was set in Georgia. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The decision to move the game was announced by MLB chief Rob Manfred
  • He said, "It's a difficult decision but I certainly support it."
  • Similar relocations were done in the 1993 superbowl and 2017 NBA All Stars match