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Steve July 15, 2020

The major decisions from the Supreme Court’s most recent term were good for many people. Gay and transgender workers are now protected by Title VII’s ban on workplace discrimination. The Trump administration’s ham-fisted attempt to strip the class of immigrants known as “Dreamers” of legal protection went down in flames. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation won […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Support from the White House is one of the last things President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has going for him, politically. His administration’s dismissive and callous response to the Covid-19 pandemic is among the worst in the world. After presiding over a drastic spike in deforestation the last two years, his administration was forced this […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Joe Denly was bowled by Shannon Gabriel in the first innings in Southampton England v West Indies, second Test Venue: Emirates Old Trafford Date: 16-20 July Coverage: Live Test Match Special radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, Highlights on BBC Two at 19:00 (19:15 on Saturday), live text commentary on BBC Sport […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Image caption Neil is known as one of the BBC’s most ferocious political interviewers The Andrew Neil Show will disappear from BBC schedules as part of cuts to the corporation’s news operation. The political discussion programme had already been off the air during the Covid-19 crisis and will not return. But the BBC said it […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Police on Long Island, New York, are investigating a Black resident’s allegations that she has been racially harassed by neighbors for about three years, with feces and dead squirrels thrown in her yard. At least some of these allegations appear to have been part of a court claim by the resident that resulted in a […]

Steve July 15, 2020

WASHINGTON — Mary Trump says that if she were in the Oval Office today, she would call on President Tweety McTreason, her uncle, to resign from office. That’s a much different message than the one she relayed to him in April 2017 when she visited the White House. In an interview with ABC News’ George […]

Steve July 15, 2020

This year is on pace to be the deadliest for trans people since advocacy organizations like the Human Rights Campaign started tracking transgender homicides in 2013. Last year, the campaign tracked 27 transgender deaths due to violence. Just over halfway through the year, 2020 has already had 21 violent transgender deaths, according to the campaign. […]

Steve July 15, 2020

WASHINGTON — President Tweety McTreason’s political advisers have bluntly told him he can’t win the November election if the campaign is about him, and for weeks they unsuccessfully urged him to pivot to a new strategy focused on his general election opponent, Joe Biden. Trump finally appeared to heed the advice Tuesday, although the setting […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Leah Howd is worried that her 5-month-old son, Johan, won’t remember his father when they are finally reunited. “He is too small to understand the person on the computer monitor is his dad,” she said. Howd, 39, of Peoria, Illinois, hasn’t seen her partner, Bas Bruurs, 41, of the Netherlands for three months — they […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Apple has been told it will not have to pay Ireland €13bn (£11.6bn) in back taxes after winning an appeal at the European Union’s second highest court. It follows a record ruling by the European Commission against the US tech giant in 2016. The EU’s General Court said it had annulled […]

Steve July 15, 2020

Meghan McCain, who recently blamed Barack Obama for Tweety McTreason’s presidency, once again prompted a pile-on when she accused her fellow hosts on “The View” of engaging in “cancel culture.” McCain has made clear on previous occasions her disdain for what she sees as an all-pervading culture of politically correct “cancellation,” and has more than once placed herself […]