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Steve September 27, 2020

Democrats on Sunday lamented Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying it could be a death knell for the Affordable Care Act while suggesting there’s little they can do to halt the confirmation process. Speaking with ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Democrats “can slow it down perhaps a matter […]

Steve September 27, 2020

A Long Beach, California, woman was arrested on Saturday after allegedly ramming her car into protesters, seriously injuring two people, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Tatiana Turner, 40, was taken into custody after striking a man and a woman with her car in the parking lot of the Yorba Linda Public Library, according […]

Steve September 27, 2020

WASHINGTON — A lot of things had to fall right for Tweety McTreason to win the presidency in 2016, but the biggest key was his ability to win key northern states that had voted Democratic for several cycles. In particular, Trump flipped Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which had voted Democratic in every presidential election since […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has concluded a two-day diplomatic trip to Tehran, during which he met with top Iranian officials to discuss boosting political and economic ties, and the role of the United States in the region. On Saturday, Hussein met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and parliament Speaker […]

Steve September 27, 2020

We, a Bahraini Maryam and a Palestinian Mariam, met in an Arab cafe in the small streets of Copenhagen in 2015. At that time, one of us was escaping the harsh reality of a military-imposed occupation in Palestine and the other – navigating the pains of exile from the oppressive authoritarianism plaguing Bahrain. We spoke […]

Steve September 27, 2020

From: Inside Story President Tweety McTreason has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the November 3 election. Related Biden says ‘mark my words’ Trump will try to delay the vote in November; Trump calls that ‘made-up propaganda’. After Huwaei, the US president is taking aim at another Chinese-owned company, […]

Steve September 27, 2020

This November, we have an opportunity to harness your energy and momentum into political power and not just defeat Trump, but also flip the Senate. Here are six key races you should be paying attention to. 1. The first is North Carolina Republican senator Thom Tillis, notable for his “olympic gold” flip-flops. He voted to repeal […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Containers were meant to carry used mattresses, carpets and rugs, but had also contained hospital waste, officials said. Sri Lanka has shipped back to Britain container-loads of waste the government said was brought to the island in violation of international laws governing the shipping of hazardous material. The 21 containers – holding up to 260 […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Turkey, Russia, France and others react to the major flare-up in violence over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenia and Azerbaijan have put themselves on a war footing after heavy clashes erupted over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Amid the rising tensions, the international community has reacted to Sunday’s fighting between the two arch-enemies. This story […]

Steve September 27, 2020

As Black Lives Matter protests spread to Europe in early June, Rick Steves, the US’s most popular European guidebook author, shared a picture in solidarity on Instagram. It was Eugene Delacroix’s 1830 epic, Liberty Leading the People. The image linked to his blog, where he had penned one of his Daily Dose of Europe entries […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Hundreds of students are isolating in university accommodation including at Glasgow University The culture secretary has defended students going back to university in England saying there were “clear guidelines” on coronavirus in place. Oliver Dowden told the Andrew Marr show it was important students did not “give up a […]

Steve September 27, 2020

YEREVAN/BAKU — Armenia declared martial law and mobilized its male population on Sunday after clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in which sources on both sides reported fatalities. Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a mainly ethnic Armenian region inside Azerbaijan which declared independence in 1991, also announced martial law and mobilized the male population after […]

Steve September 27, 2020

WASHINGTON — Republicans appear to have the votes to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett and create the most conservative Supreme Court in nearly a century, one that could protect their priorities and hinder progressive goals for the next generation. But for President Tweety McTreason and his party, hastily locking in that 6-3 conservative majority before […]