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Steve October 11, 2021

“Such a shame to see Terry McAuliffe indicate he will end Virginia’s routine election audits. … Virginia law requires voting machine audits. Not a surprise McAuliffe opposes audits.” Sometimes the best defense is offense — unless it’s nonsense. That’s the situation here. Youngkin, in his race against former governor Terry McAuliffe (D), has straddled a […]

Steve October 11, 2021

Now the uncontested rulers of Afghanistan, the Taliban has set its sights on stamping out the scourge of narcotics addiction, even if by force. At nightfall, the battle-hardened fighters-turned-policemen scour the capital’s drug-ravaged underworld. Below Kabul’s bustling city bridges, amid piles of garbage and streams of filthy water, hundreds of homeless men addicted to heroin […]

Steve October 11, 2021

Iraqi prime minister says Jasim was in charge of ISIL’s finances and a deputy to slain leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Iraqi security forces have arrested a senior member of the ISIL (ISIS) armed group, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi says. Sami Jasim, who was in charge of the armed group’s finances and a deputy of slain […]

Steve October 11, 2021

Ex-president among 14 who face charges in killing of former leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago. The trial of 14 men, including a former president, is set to begin in Burkina Faso over the assassination of the country’s revered revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara 34 years ago. In the trial opening on Monday, former President Blaise […]

Steve October 11, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said kids can go outside and enjoy Halloween this year thanks to vaccinations and a gradual ebbing of new COVID-19 infections after a devastating summer. “I think that particularly if you’re vaccinated, you can get out there. You’re outdoors for the most part ― at least […]

Steve October 11, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Most Americans across party lines have serious concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. computer systems and view China and Russia as major threats, according to a new poll. The poll by The Pearson Institute and The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that about 9 in 10 Americans are at […]

Steve October 11, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former utility executive who after he found out a pair of nuclear reactors being built in South Carolina were hopelessly behind schedule lied to ratepayers and regulators costing billions of dollars is facing one final judge Monday before heading to prison for two years. Former SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh is […]

Steve October 11, 2021

At 8 years old, Laurent Martinez was sexually abused by a priest By SYLVIE CORBET Associated Press October 11, 2021, 7:12 AM • 5 min read PARIS — At the age of eight, Laurent Martinez was sexually abused by a priest. Forty years later, he has chosen to make his story into a play, to […]