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Pa. evacuates parts of Beaver County before release of chemicals from Ohio train derailment

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 22:52:54
OP link has a list all the roads in Beaver County that are CLOSED until further notice. This is serious folks, and it's heading towards northern Allegheny County.

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 Pa. evacuates parts of Beaver County before release of chemicals from Ohio train derailment


Business lobby, GOP officials urge SCOTUS to reject student debt relief

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 21:09:55





https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1620205133392150528?s=20&t=WCmHUu8LdJtkGNFnXA2bcA




https://twitter.com/B52Malmet/status/1622607038365704195?s=20&t=WCmHUu8LdJtkGNFnXA2bcA...
 Business lobby, GOP officials urge SCOTUS to reject student debt relief


Crypto exchange Binance will suspend U.S. dollar transfers

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 19:58:39
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 Crypto exchange Binance will suspend U.S. dollar transfers


Google announces ChatGPT rival Bard, with wider availability in 'coming weeks'

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 19:42:18
Link to that blog post: https://blog.google/technology/ai/bard-google-ai-search-updates/

Twitter thread starts here:

https://twitter.com/sundarpichai/status/1622673369480204288


Thread Reader page: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1622673369480204288.html...
 Google announces ChatGPT rival Bard, with wider availability in 'coming weeks'


Ohio authorities plan 'controlled release' of toxic material from train derailment site

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 19:40:36
Source: WLWT Cincinnati/AP

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — Authorities in Ohio say they plan to release toxic chemicals from five cars of a derailed train in Ohio to reduce the threat of an explosion. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says a “controlled release” of vinyl chloride will take place on Mo...
 Ohio authorities plan 'controlled release' of toxic material from train derailment site


Teachers handing out toothpaste as rising UK costs hit pupils' dental health

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 18:45:28
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 Teachers handing out toothpaste as rising UK costs hit pupils' dental health


Trump appeals nearly $1 million in sanctions for 'frivolous' suit he filed against Hillary Clinton

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 18:02:24
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 Trump appeals nearly $1 million in sanctions for 'frivolous' suit he filed against Hillary Clinton


More than 400 products including breakfast sandwiches and fruit cups recalled

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 17:43:21
Full headline: More than 400 products including breakfast sandwiches and fruit cups recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Link to FDA recalls page with products - https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/fresh-ideation-food-group-llc-recalls-sandwiches...
 More than 400 products including breakfast sandwiches and fruit cups recalled


Powerful Quake Kills Thousands in Turkey And Syria

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 17:31:21
Source: CNN

Turkey and Syria death toll from the earthquake climbs to more than 2,500
From CNN's Mia Alberti, Hira Humayun, Isil Sariyuce and Hande Atay Alam

The death toll across Turkey and Syria has risen to at least 2,509 following a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake with i...
 Powerful Quake Kills Thousands in Turkey And Syria


U.S. judge denies FTC request to stop Meta from acquiring VR firm Within

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 16:38:47
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 U.S. judge denies FTC request to stop Meta from acquiring VR firm Within


USGS reports earthquake in Erie County

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 16:17:15
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 USGS reports earthquake in Erie County


Neo-Nazi leader and girlfriend accused of targeting Md. power stations

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 16:09:11
Source: Washington Post

A neo-Nazi leader recently released from prison has been arrested again and accused of plotting an attack on the Maryland power grid with a woman he met while incarcerated. Brandon Russell, 27, and Sarah Clendaniel, 34, are expected to make their first appe...
 Neo-Nazi leader and girlfriend accused of targeting Md. power stations


Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank raid

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 14:21:44
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 Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank raid


China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 12:29:25
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 China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon


Chinese spy balloons under Trump not discovered until after Biden took office

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 10:13:13
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 Chinese spy balloons under Trump not discovered until after Biden took office


Ukraine to replace defence minister in wartime reshuffle, top lawmaker says

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 10:09:58
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 Ukraine to replace defence minister in wartime reshuffle, top lawmaker says


Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits Turkey

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 02:37:17
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 Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits Turkey


Dave Chappelle Wins Grammy for Netflix Special Condemned for Being Transphobic

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 01:51:28
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 Dave Chappelle Wins Grammy for Netflix Special Condemned for Being Transphobic


The NTSB says a mechanical issue may have caused the fiery Ohio train derailment

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 23:06:17
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 The NTSB says a mechanical issue may have caused the fiery Ohio train derailment


Trump documents: Congress offered briefing on records kept at Mar-a-Lago

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 23:03:27
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 Trump documents: Congress offered briefing on records kept at Mar-a-Lago


Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 20:29:28
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 Europe bans Russian diesel, other oil products over Ukraine


Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 18:52:12
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 Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws


Disney World unions vote down offer covering 45,000 workers

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 13:56:22
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 Disney World unions vote down offer covering 45,000 workers


Koch Network, Aiming to 'Turn the Page' on Trump, Will Play in the G.O.P. Primaries

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 12:42:29

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 Koch Network, Aiming to 'Turn the Page' on Trump, Will Play in the G.O.P. Primaries


Abbott issues disaster declaration following Texas ice storm

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 08:33:40
It is for the folks in Texas who are suffering--and it will be granted, as it should be.

Yet, it galls me that Abbott can beg for tax money when all he does is demean Pres. Biden.



https://twitter.com/moonbreeze2/status/1622149830574313473?s=20&t=UMjUBJRMygfhukifzgPIHw...
 Abbott issues disaster declaration following Texas ice storm


Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 07:07:31
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 Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies


3 Chinese spy balloons flew over United States during Trump administration, defense official says

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 06:35:38
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 3 Chinese spy balloons flew over United States during Trump administration, defense official says


Ban on marijuana users owning guns is unconstitutional, U.S. judge rules

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 03:36:12
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 Ban on marijuana users owning guns is unconstitutional, U.S. judge rules


Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 03:33:16
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 Dozens of soldiers freed in Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap


Liz Truss: I was never given 'realistic chance' to enact tax-cuts

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 01:28:19
Source: BBC News

"Liz Truss has said she was never given a "realistic chance" to implement her radical tax-cutting agenda by her party.

In a 4,000-word essay in the Sunday Telegraph, Ms Truss stood by her plans to boost economic growth, arguing they were brought down by "the lef...
 Liz Truss: I was never given 'realistic chance' to enact tax-cuts


Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs

Sun, 05 Feb 2023 00:43:12

The judge also ordered 10 years of extended supervision....
 Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs


WHO report on Ukraine health emergency sparks U.S., Russia row

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 21:16:14
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 WHO report on Ukraine health emergency sparks U.S., Russia row


Biden says he gave the order for Chinese balloon shootdown

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 20:47:52
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 Biden says he gave the order for Chinese balloon shootdown


FAA orders ground stop at 3 U.S. airports to support "national security effort" where suspected spy

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 19:32:33
Source: CBS News

Arrivals to and departures from three U.S. airports has been paused while the Federal Aviation Administration issues a ground stop to "support the Department of Defense in a national security effort."

The FAA confirmed to CBS News that flights to and from Wilmi...
 FAA orders ground stop at 3 U.S. airports to support "national security effort" where suspected spy


50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 19:05:49
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 50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio


US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 17:59:21
Source: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military on Saturday shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America. China insisted the flyover was an accident involving a civilian aircraft and threatened repe...
 US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China


Democrats Overhaul Party's Primary Calendar, Upending a Political Tradition

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 17:30:28
Source: New York Times

… The proposal radically reshapes the way the party picks its presidential nominees, putting more racially diverse states at the front of the line.


By Katie Glueck
Feb. 4, 2023
Updated 12:27 p.m. ET

PHILADELPHIA — Upending decades of political tradi...
 Democrats Overhaul Party's Primary Calendar, Upending a Political Tradition


'Historic Arctic outbreak' crushes records in New England

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 16:53:15
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 'Historic Arctic outbreak' crushes records in New England


Elon Musk Wants to Charge Businesses on Twitter $1,000 per Month to Retain Verified Check-Marks

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 14:31:25
Musk is trying desperately to wring more money out of Twitter.

Including by trying to con people who haven't already started paying for monthly subscriptions into believing they might actually make money on Twitter via this vague promise to share ad revenue....
 Elon Musk Wants to Charge Businesses on Twitter $1,000 per Month to Retain Verified Check-Marks


China plays down Blinken's canceled visit over balloon

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 14:02:45
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 China plays down Blinken's canceled visit over balloon






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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!