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AZ, PA counties delay certifying election results

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 04:58:36
Source: CNN

Officials in a rural Arizona county Monday delayed the certification of November’s midterm elections, missing the legal deadline and leading the Arizona secretary of state’s office to sue over the county’s failure to sign off on the results.

By a 2-1 vote Monday morn...
 AZ, PA counties delay certifying election results


Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin dies at 61

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 04:23:41
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 Virginia Rep. Donald McEachin dies at 61


The Supreme Court Stonewalls In Defense Of Samuel Alito

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 04:21:15
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 The Supreme Court Stonewalls In Defense Of Samuel Alito


Trump ally Devin Nunes can sue NBCUniversal for defamation - judge

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 03:14:45
Don't have a cow Devin...
 Trump ally Devin Nunes can sue NBCUniversal for defamation - judge


Pence, other Republicans issue rare rebuke of Trump over dinner with Fuentes and Ye

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 02:49:03
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 Pence, other Republicans issue rare rebuke of Trump over dinner with Fuentes and Ye


Embattled Texas prosecutor over 2019 Walmart attack resigns

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 02:45:43
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 Embattled Texas prosecutor over 2019 Walmart attack resigns


Favre asks to be dismissed from Mississippi welfare lawsuit

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 00:47:31
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 Favre asks to be dismissed from Mississippi welfare lawsuit


NLRB Region-29 Wins Federal Court Order Requiring Amazon to Cease and Desist from Firing Employees..

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 21:49:33
FULL title: NLRB Region-29 Wins Federal Court Order Requiring Amazon to Cease and Desist from Firing Employees for Protected Activities...
 NLRB Region-29 Wins Federal Court Order Requiring Amazon to Cease and Desist from Firing Employees..


HBO to Air Nancy Pelosi Doc Shot By Daughter Alexandra

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:52:39
Nancy Pelosi Documentary, Directed By Her Daughter Alexandra Pelosi, Set At HBO

Director Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was following her mother when she was escorted out of Congress during the January 6 insurrection.

That footag...
 HBO to Air Nancy Pelosi Doc Shot By Daughter Alexandra


5 officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:33:32
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 5 officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van


Luzerne County Election Board fails to certify election

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 19:13:44
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 Luzerne County Election Board fails to certify election


Mike Lindell is running to lead the Republican National Committee and unseat longtime foe Ronna McDa

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 18:30:44
It would be such a shitshow dumpster fire I'm hopeful he's successful. :chuckle: ...
 Mike Lindell is running to lead the Republican National Committee and unseat longtime foe Ronna McDa


Water boil order issued for more than 2 million in Houston

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 17:32:20
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 Water boil order issued for more than 2 million in Houston


Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:14:13
Source: CNN

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and wounded three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of domestic terrorism as a hate crime, murder and attempted murder.
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 Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack


Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites FTX exposure

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:10:16
Source: Reuters

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it said on Monday, the latest crypto casualty after the firm was hurt by exposure to the spectacular collapse of the FTX exchange earlier this month. The filing in a Ne...
 Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites FTX exposure


Iowa Republicans threaten to move caucuses if Democrats change schedule

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:21:29
An important point: If the Iowa (Republican) Government chooses not to hold a Presidential Primary, the result will, by necessity, be a Party sponsored Caucus, even if its not a "stand in the corner and be counted" format....
 Iowa Republicans threaten to move caucuses if Democrats change schedule


Ex-prison warden faces trial over inmate abuse allegations

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:42:52
Source: Associated Press, via ABC News

Ex-prison warden faces trial over inmate abuse allegations

The former warden of an abuse-plagued federal women’s prison known as the “rape club” is going on trial

ByMICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press
November 28, 2022...
 Ex-prison warden faces trial over inmate abuse allegations


Donald Trump 'shied away from criticising Nick Fuentes'

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:39:26

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 Donald Trump 'shied away from criticising Nick Fuentes'


WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:29:03
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 WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns


Hawaii's Mauna Loa starts to erupt, sending ash nearby

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:30:33
Source: AP

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, began spewing ash and debris from its summit, prompting civil defense officials to warn residents on Monday to prepare in case the eruption causes lava to flow toward communities.

The eruption beg...
 Hawaii's Mauna Loa starts to erupt, sending ash nearby


Crews rescue 2 from plane caught in power lines in Maryland

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 11:32:51
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 Crews rescue 2 from plane caught in power lines in Maryland


Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 04:30:38


https://media.cnn.com/api/v1/images/stellar/prod/221127112642-iran-flag-change-us-soccer.jpg...
 Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media


Mexico's Lpez Obrador leads massive pro-government march

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 02:14:22
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 Mexico's Lpez Obrador leads massive pro-government march


Some Republicans criticize Trump for meeting with white supremacist

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 21:48:20
"Some Republicans". Not even half of the Republicans or most Republicans, much less almost all Republicans.

They still have yet to acquire a backbone much less a commitment to civil rights, the Constitution, Democracy or the American people.

And even the criticisms are qualified. As Hutchison ...
 Some Republicans criticize Trump for meeting with white supremacist


Schiff knocks McCarthy's threat of removal from Intelligence Committee

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 19:05:21
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 Schiff knocks McCarthy's threat of removal from Intelligence Committee


Emergency declared after deadly landslide on Italian island of Ischia

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 16:31:25
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 Emergency declared after deadly landslide on Italian island of Ischia


Kim's daughter appears again, heating up succession debate

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 15:04:38
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 Kim's daughter appears again, heating up succession debate


Crowds angered by lockdowns call for China's Xi to step down (UPDATE)

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 11:56:43
Source: AP

By DAKE KANG and HUIZHONG WU 32 minutes ago

SHANGHAI (AP) — Protesters pushed to the brink by China’s strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country’s all-powerful leader and clashed with police Sunday as crowds took to the streets in several ...
 Crowds angered by lockdowns call for China's Xi to step down (UPDATE)


Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 02:48:56
HMMMM, he died suddenly.

So was it:

1) Novichok

2) Polonium

3) or a window?...
 Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies at 64, officials say


Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 20:22:12
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 Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction


Iran leader praises force tasked with quashing protests

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 16:43:37
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 Iran leader praises force tasked with quashing protests


Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer of 'Fame' and 'Flashdance' title tracks, dies at 63

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 13:27:51
Source: NBC News

Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning musician best known for singing the title tracks to the movies “Fame” and “Flashdance” has died, her publicist said Saturday. She was 63.

“It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Ca...
 Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer of 'Fame' and 'Flashdance' title tracks, dies at 63


Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 13:26:21
Source: AP

By KATHIA MARTÍNEZ today

PANAMA CITY (AP) — An international wildlife conference moved to enact some of the most significant protection for shark species targeted in the fin trade and scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet tr...
 Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles


Alaska Democrats, Republicans form coalition Senate majority

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 05:09:32
Source: Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska state Senate will have a coalition of Democrats and Republicans serving as a majority caucus next January, officials announced. Friday.

The coalition will include nine Democrats and eight Republicans, leaving three mem...
 Alaska Democrats, Republicans form coalition Senate majority


Musk Says He'd Back DeSantis for President If He Makes 2024 Run

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 04:59:11
Trump made himself even more Radioactive today by meeting a guy who said the Jews should leave the United States, along with fellow anti-semite Kanye West.

That said, Desantis is a very dangerous right-wing nut so Elon Musk doesn't get any brownie points for this. ...
 Musk Says He'd Back DeSantis for President If He Makes 2024 Run


US FCC bans sales, import of Chinese tech from Huawei, ZTE

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 00:27:34
Source: AP

2 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is banning the sale of communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and restricting the use of some China-made video surveillance systems, citing an “unacceptable risk” to national security.

The five-membe...
 US FCC bans sales, import of Chinese tech from Huawei, ZTE


Trump's Latest Dinner Guest: Nick Fuentes, White Supremacist

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 22:26:49
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 Trump's Latest Dinner Guest: Nick Fuentes, White Supremacist


Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 20:59:20
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 Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death


Swedish activists sue state over its climate policies

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 19:36:45
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 Swedish activists sue state over its climate policies


Elon Musk Says Twitter Is Launching A New Color-Coded Verification Scheme Next Week -- Here's What We

Fri, 25 Nov 2022 17:11:43
This is of course still going to create chaos.

And given the symbolism attached to the colors gold and gray, it's interesting that businessman Musk is giving gold to businesses and gray to government.


Tweet where I found this:

https://twitter.com/Forbes/status/1596180798029565954...
 Elon Musk Says Twitter Is Launching A New Color-Coded Verification Scheme Next Week -- Here's What We






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Peace demonstrations in the US October 26-28 2007
29.10 - 2007

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Large number of US citizens demonstrated against the war in Iraq (and the possible war in Iran) during this October weekend. Massive turnout in Boston and San Fransisco, and also in Chicago, LA and DC people took to the streets.
The message was: NO more war in Iraq! NO to a war with Iran!