Steve September 27, 2020

A police officer in Kolkata, India, has been arrested for harassing, molesting and using obscene language and gestures towards a transgender rights activist. According to The Times of India, inspector Abhishek Bhattacharya is facing the charges for targeting Ranjita Sinha, a well-known local activist who leads sensitivity training efforts on LGBT+ issues. The outlet reports that […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Tribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it’s become a flashpoint in the November election By SAM METZ Associated Press/Report for America September 27, 2020, 3:52 PM • 6 min read NIXON, Nev. — Many older people living on the expansive Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Masks are as much a part of the new school year as books and pencils while classes resume during the coronavirus pandemic By SHAWN MARSH Associated Press September 27, 2020, 3:20 PM • 5 min read Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. […]

Steve September 27, 2020

[James Whomsley] likes flying, and likes flying fast. After reaching a speed of 114 miles an hour with an RC plane, he wanted to go further and break that record. To do so, he looked towards rocket power, and started a new build. The design consists of a combination of 3D printed parts, laser-cut plywood […]

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

Green Eagle: The birthplace of secession is now on the front lines of climate change. Off the Kuff:Straight ticket voting in Texas has been preserved, at least for now. The Carpentariat: Trump hopes to win the election by navigating to a safe harbor. Friendly Atheist: President Joe Biden will put in a Marxist form of […]

Steve September 27, 2020

Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet the Press, on Sunday told Republican Sen. Roy Blunt (MO) that his party “looks like a bunch of hypocrites” because they are set to nominate President Tweety McTreason’s Supreme Court pick in an election year. Following Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the high court, Todd reminded […]