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US COVID-19 cases reach past 13 million

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 08:12:16
Even if Trump is finally removed from office, we still have Supreme Court filled with political hacks and an entire right wing media pushing fictional propaganda to continue to spread hate and misinformation, which continue to hamper the U.S. response to the pandemic. Electing Biden is just the sta...
 US COVID-19 cases reach past 13 million


Milwaukee County presidential recount wraps up with Biden adding to his margin over Trump

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 05:59:44
Insert quote here about fools and their money....
 Milwaukee County presidential recount wraps up with Biden adding to his margin over Trump


Iraq fears Trump's final weeks could see confrontation between U.S. and Iran

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:48:34
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 Iraq fears Trump's final weeks could see confrontation between U.S. and Iran


Scotland leader to tell party she's 'never been more certain' of independence

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:15:52
Source: AFP

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to tell the Scottish National Party she's "never been more certain" of achieving independence as she addresses activists on Saturday.

Speaking at her party's annual political conference, the head of Scotland's devolved gov...
 Scotland leader to tell party she's 'never been more certain' of independence


Biden reportedly considering a retired four-star general to lead US military, would be first Black

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 01:29:36
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 Biden reportedly considering a retired four-star general to lead US military, would be first Black


Federal appeals court slams Trump campaign efforts to turn tide in Pennsylvania ruling, saying 'clai

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 01:06:13
Trump keeps throwing shit against the wall hoping something will stick....
 Federal appeals court slams Trump campaign efforts to turn tide in Pennsylvania ruling, saying 'clai


(Axios) Scoop: Biden weighs retired General Lloyd Austin for Pentagon chief

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:47:16
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 (Axios) Scoop: Biden weighs retired General Lloyd Austin for Pentagon chief


Iran's Army Says U.S. Also Behind Scientist's Killing, ILNA Says

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:43:41
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 Iran's Army Says U.S. Also Behind Scientist's Killing, ILNA Says


US Coronavirus: Nearly 60,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next 3 weeks. There are ways to

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 20:29:33
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 US Coronavirus: Nearly 60,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next 3 weeks. There are ways to


Dominion Voting Systems Says Sidney Powell's 'Bizarre' and 'False' Fraud Claims Have Led to Death...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:41:17
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 Dominion Voting Systems Says Sidney Powell's 'Bizarre' and 'False' Fraud Claims Have Led to Death...


Trump Gave W.H.O. a List of Demands. Hours Later, He Walked Away.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:34:54
Source: NYT

GENEVA — In late May, the American ambassador in Geneva, Andrew Bremberg, went on a rescue mission to the World Health Organization headquarters. He told its director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, that despite weeks of threats that President Trump would quit the ...
 Trump Gave W.H.O. a List of Demands. Hours Later, He Walked Away.


WHO: Countries with falling COVID-19 numbers still need to be 'vigilant'

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:09:42
Too many stupid countries with stupid leaders....
 WHO: Countries with falling COVID-19 numbers still need to be 'vigilant'


Trump's Campaign Lost In Court -- Again -- Trying To Undo Biden's Win In Pennsylvania

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:51:34
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1332379036358733824...
 Trump's Campaign Lost In Court -- Again -- Trying To Undo Biden's Win In Pennsylvania


Keep cool: Germany preps vaccine drive as COVID cases hit 1M

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:27:54
Sure hoping the usa is getting ready.






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File -- In this Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 file photo an employee of Binder, the world's largest manufacturer of serial-production environmental simulation chambe...
 Keep cool: Germany preps vaccine drive as COVID cases hit 1M


Trump officials move to relax rules on killing birds

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:19:13
Source: Washington Post

Climate and Environment

Trump officials move to relax rules on killing birds

Overhaul of the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act would not hold firms liable for ‘incidentally’ causing scores of bird deaths

By Juliet Eilperin and Sarah Kaplan
November 27...
 Trump officials move to relax rules on killing birds


Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated near Tehran

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:07:34
Source: BBC

Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country's defence ministry has confirmed.

Fakhrizadeh died in hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad ...
 Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated near Tehran


S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:58:21
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 S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital


Trump declares Twitter national security threat after #DiaperDon trends following meltdown at

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:31:15
No, this is NOT Borowitz, or The Onion.

This is a regular news article by a reporter for The Independent.

And if Trump was having a meltdown last night, it's probably worse this morning with #DiaperDon still the #1 trend on Twitter.


MeidasTouch tweet that started it:


https://twitter....
 Trump declares Twitter national security threat after #DiaperDon trends following meltdown at


Julian Assange's partner appeals to Trump to pardon him

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:49:45
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 Julian Assange's partner appeals to Trump to pardon him


Georgia recount costs some counties hundreds of thousands of dollars

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:25:19
Part of Trump's tragic legacy will be the billions and billions of dollars of taxpayer money that he has wasted in his own selfish, useless, and very often malicious pursuits....
 Georgia recount costs some counties hundreds of thousands of dollars


Cher in Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:27:16
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 Cher in Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'


Cuomo Attacks Supreme Court, but Virus Ruling Is Warning to Governors

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 03:01:32
Given the covid positivity/infection spikes across the 46 states, I'd rather err on the side of Governor Cuomo's science and numbers in the interests of "life, liberty, ... etc" over the 1st Amendment's so-called protections of believers' rights to deny science. ...
 Cuomo Attacks Supreme Court, but Virus Ruling Is Warning to Governors


Sotomayor Calls Supreme Court's N.Y. Pandemic Ruling A 'Deadly Game'

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:44:08
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 Sotomayor Calls Supreme Court's N.Y. Pandemic Ruling A 'Deadly Game'


Donor In Trump's Election 'Fraud' Fight Sues To Snatch Back His $2.5 Million Contribution

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:36:41
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 Donor In Trump's Election 'Fraud' Fight Sues To Snatch Back His $2.5 Million Contribution


Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, per report

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:23:44
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 Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, per report


Trump Says He'll Give Up Power if Electoral College Backs Biden

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:01:22
Source: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said he’ll relinquish power if the Electoral College affirms Democrat Joe Biden’s win, but he signaled he may never formally concede defeat, and may skip the Democrat’s inauguration.

Trump fielded questions from reporters o...
 Trump Says He'll Give Up Power if Electoral College Backs Biden


Angry Trump promises rally in battleground state of Georgia

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:45:43
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 Angry Trump promises rally in battleground state of Georgia


Paris police suspended over beating of Black man

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:54:46
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 Paris police suspended over beating of Black man


Trump administration removes experts from Defense Policy Board

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 18:51:45
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 Trump administration removes experts from Defense Policy Board


Wyoming's governor has resisted calls for a mask mandate. Now he has the coronavirus.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:30:54
https://twitter.com/Lawrence/status/1332012530777001984...
 Wyoming's governor has resisted calls for a mask mandate. Now he has the coronavirus.


Biden's Next Climate Chief Will Tackle 'Existential Threat' At Home

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:28:10
I am thankful this #thanksgiving that Biden will help save Mother Earth




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 Biden's Next Climate Chief Will Tackle 'Existential Threat' At Home


Georgia Senator David Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:59:18
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 Georgia Senator David Perdue boosts wealth with well-timed stock trades


Ex-Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Files Election Suits in 'DISTRCOICT' Court

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:42:58
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 Ex-Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Files Election Suits in 'DISTRCOICT' Court


USAID chief tests positive for coronavirus

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:26:02
Source: Axios

The acting administrator of the United States Agency for International Development informed senior staff Wednesday he has tested positive for coronavirus, two sources familiar with the call tell Axios.

John Barsa, who staffers say rarely wears a mask in their offic...
 USAID chief tests positive for coronavirus


Turkey court jails hundreds for life for 2016 coup plot against Erdogan

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:17:08
Hard to believe they each got a fair trial; I imagine there's a lot of "punish the lot, they're all the same as far as we're concerned" in the verdict....
 Turkey court jails hundreds for life for 2016 coup plot against Erdogan


Lawsuits hold up Hawaii election certification

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:18:35
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 Lawsuits hold up Hawaii election certification


British-Australian academic freed by Iran in apparent prisoner exchange

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:08:17
Source: Associated Press

Thailand approves transfer of 3 Iranians as Australian freed

By TASSANEE VEJPONGSA and NICK PERRY
today

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials said Thursday they approved the transfer back to Tehran of three Iranians who were involved in a botched 2012 bomb pl...
 British-Australian academic freed by Iran in apparent prisoner exchange


US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:41:54
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 US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children


In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions i

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:37:41
No analysis out yet, although the ruling can be found: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/20a87_4g15.pdf...
 In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court sides with religious groups in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions i


GOP effort to invalidate more than 2.5 million votes in Pennsylvania dealt another setback

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:23:23
Source: WA Post

Republicans faced another procedural setback in a Pennsylvania lawsuit seeking to invalidate more than 2.5 million votes, as a temporary order blocking further certification of election results was stayed on appeal from state officials who had already formalized Pre...
 GOP effort to invalidate more than 2.5 million votes in Pennsylvania dealt another setback






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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!