The current controversy over the U.S. Postal Service has brought out one clear point: America still depends on the mail.
Donald J. Trump Jr. has dropped into a discussion about racial diversity and the future of two murals on display at the University of Rhode Island since the 1950s, ready to call it another case of a war memorial cancel-culture in higher education.
“Truly sick,” Trump said in a
Global coronavirus cases see record daily rise as world leaders slammed for sparking Covid ‘world disorder’
A collective failure by world leaders to heed warnings and prepare for the coronavirus pandemic has transformed “a world at risk” to a “world in disorder”, a damning new report claims.
The review by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) was published just hours after the World Health Organisation reported a record one-day increase in global Covid-19 cases.
The total number of infections rose by 307,930 in just 24 hours
Lewis Hamilton caused a stir this weekend by wearing a shirt that reads ‘arrest the policemen who killed Breonna Taylor’. The Afro-American woman was killed by police bullets and Hamilton wanted to make a clear statement at Mugello. However, the FIA may not be in favour of this.
Indeed, according to The Daily Mail, the FIA have launched an investigation into Hamilton’s shirt. Drivers and teams are not allowed to make political statements at
A Chinese company with links to Beijing’s military and intelligence networks has been amassing a vast database of detailed personal information on thousands of Australians, including prominent and influential figures.
A database of 2.4 million people, including more than 35,000 Australians, has been leaked from the Shenzhen company Zhenhua Data which is believed to be used by China’s intelligence service, the Ministry of State Security.
Zhenhua has the People’s Liberation Army and the Chinese Communist
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When Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933, the world changed forever.
Not only was Hitler determined to pay back Germany’s enemies for his country’s defeat during the Great War, but he was also determined to rid Germany and the rest of Europe of persons whom his twisted Aryan ideology believed were “inferior” or “subhuman.”
Almost immediately upon assuming power, Hitler and his minions began instituting a policy of imprisoning personal and
A Conservative MP has defended the government’s intention to break international law by claiming that countries violate it on a “routine” basis.
Theresa Villiers, one of Boris Johnson’s former cabinet ministers, argued that it was “not unusual” for countries to disregard the rules and said such laws were merely a “set of political constructs”.
MPs on Monday are debating the Internal Market Bill, which includes provisions that violate the Brexit
Tulsa World editorial: America depends on the U.S. Postal Service; undercutting it for political reasons is outrageous | Editorial
Recently, President Donald Trump said he wasn’t interested in emergency funding for the Postal Service because he doesn’t want to aid
“Kia ora, everyone. I’m standing against a blank wall in my house – because it’s the only view in my house that is not messy.”
So begins a 2020 campaign message posted by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. She speaks directly into her phone at day’s end, in a comfortable sweatshirt and with tousled hair, inviting Instagram viewers into her home as she lays out plans for the week ahead.
Voters and fans view
Facebook is banning all new political advertisements during the one-week period before the general election with the hopes of limiting misinformation on its platform, the company announced Thursday.
“The US elections are just two months away, and with Covid-19 affecting communities across the country, I’m concerned about the challenges people could
(from the Maryland Matters Staff)
September 3, 2020
Second of two parts.
On Wednesday, Maryland Matters carried an article about a collection of books, compiled by state Sen. Cory V. McCray (D-Baltimore City) and Del. Marc Korman (D-Montgomery), that they’re recommending to colleagues and other policymakers for tips on leadership.
But the list doesn’t end there.
Compiling suggested titles from about 15 individuals, Korman and McCray put together a secondary list of good books that
Facebook said Thursday it will ban new political advertising the week before the US election, one of its most sweeping moves yet against disinformation as CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned of a “risk of civil unrest” after the vote.
The social media giant vowed to fact check premature claims of victory, stating that if a candidate tries to declare himself the winner before final votes are tallied “we’ll add a label to their posts directing people
Political Notebook: LaWall intervention in prison initiative angers; Huckelberry lashes out over World View; Grijalva back | Local news
“What’s not normal is when you go into court to rehabilitate signatures, to show that signatures are valid, that you have opposition from the county recorder, and then you also have Barbara LaWall involved,” said Roopali Desai, the attorney who represented the initiative’s supporters.
LaWall, who leaves office at the end of December after 24 years as county attorney, said she opposed the initiative because she doesn’t want the state to rewrite state statutes on
In an attempt to combat efforts to undermine the US presidential election in November, Facebook on Thursday took several steps it says will address concerns about election interference on its platform.
But Facebook will continue to
At a small campaign rally in Latrobe, Pa., President Trump on Thursday praised himself for wanting to “get along” with Russia and said that when he hears people talking about Russia in the news he “turns
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would stop accepting new political ads in the week before the U.S. presidential election in November, bowing to concern that its loose approach to free speech could once again be exploited to interfere with the vote.
The world’s biggest social network also said it was creating a label for posts by candidates or campaigns that try to claim victory before the election results
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– Davos without snow
– Convention ratings
DAVOS INTERRUPTUS. The World Economic Forum has bowed to the inevitable and postponed its annual meeting of the great, good and publicity-seeking in Davos, which traditionally takes place in late January. Even the global elite is not immune to
Reagan activates the Black Ops team, including a mix of old and new characters, to uncover Perseus, an elusive Soviet agent who threatens the foundations of democracy. In real life, Perseus is believed to be a Soviet spy who breached the Manhattan Project and gave the U.S.S.R. America’s nuclear secrets. Their identity was never learned. This game appears to be all about solving that puzzle and filling that gap in history.
“These conspiracy theories almost
Using their smartphones, 60 Louisville residents recorded their emotional and unique daily lives during the spring of 2020.
The result is “The Public Record,” a 37-minute documentary about the personal and political lives of Louisvillians in a time of polarization and isolation during a time of a worldwide health crisis and large-scale protests.
“This film is unique for many reasons,” said Soozie Eastman, president of the Louisville Film Society, which is presenting the film as