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Taliban Orders Women in Afghanistan to Be Covered From Head-to-Toe While in Public

Taliban leadership in Afghanistan ordered all Afghan women to wear all-covering clothing in public on Saturday.

The new decree, reported by ABC News, says women should only leave the house when necessary and that dress-code violations may lead to male relatives facing jail time. The order follows one issued by Taliban leadership last month, making it so women couldn’t travel alone—which has since been ignored to an extent, per ABC. 

Drake Signs Universal Music Group Deal Reportedly Valued at $400 Million

Drake has signed a new multifaceted deal with Universal Music Group that’s reportedly valued as high as $400 million.

The news was confirmed in UMG’s Q1 earnings call, as Variety reported. An official figure wasn’t revealed; insiders have pointed to the $400 million amount, although it could be even higher. One source described the deal as “LeBron-sized.”

Musk gets Twitter for $44 billion, to cheers and fears of ‘free speech’ plan

Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) for $44 billion cash on Monday in a transaction that will shift control of the social media platform populated by millions of users and global leaders to the world’s richest person.

It is a seminal moment for the 16-year-old company, which emerged as one of the world’s most influential public squares and now faces a string of challenges.