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Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 20:46:46
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 Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots


Chris Rock urges fans to get vaccinated as he reveals COVID-19 diagnosis: Trust me you don't want

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 16:35:05
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 Chris Rock urges fans to get vaccinated as he reveals COVID-19 diagnosis: Trust me you don't want


Volcano Erupts on La Palma Island

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 16:25:42
Source: The Jerusalem Post

A volcano erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma on Sunday, sending fountains of lava and a plume of smoke and ash into the air from the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of the island.

Authorities had already begun evacuating the infir...
 Volcano Erupts on La Palma Island


Trudeau makes final appeal ahead of Canada's election

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 15:36:39
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 Trudeau makes final appeal ahead of Canada's election


Janet Yellen faces climate test as environmentalists push for more aggressive financial action

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:05:10
Source: Washington Post

While President Biden has called climate change a “code red” crisis, his treasury secretary is poised to resist calls to ask financial regulators to rein in lending to the nation’s worst greenhouse-gas emitters.


Treasury Secre...
 Janet Yellen faces climate test as environmentalists push for more aggressive financial action


Natural-Gas Prices Surge, and Winter Is Still Months Away

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:00:04
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 Natural-Gas Prices Surge, and Winter Is Still Months Away


Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 12:18:13
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 Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home


Texas doctor says he violated nation's most restrictive abortion law to challenge it

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:13:09
Source: WA POST

A Texas doctor stepped forward Saturday to say he had performed an abortion that is illegal under the state's restrictive new law to force a test of its legality.

"I understand that by providing an abortion beyond the new legal limit, I am taking a personal risk,...
 Texas doctor says he violated nation's most restrictive abortion law to challenge it


'Justice for J6' rally starts and ends with small crowds and tight security

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 23:45:51
Maybe they all died of COVID?...
 'Justice for J6' rally starts and ends with small crowds and tight security


SpaceX's private Inspiration4 mission splashes down safely in Atlantic Ocean

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 23:34:17
Source: CNBC

SpaceX safely returned its Crew Dragon spacecraft from orbit on Saturday, with the capsule carrying the four members of the Inspiration4 mission back to Earth after three days in space. Crew Dragon capsule Resilience splashed down off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Flori...
 SpaceX's private Inspiration4 mission splashes down safely in Atlantic Ocean


Police are scouring a vast Florida preserve in search of Gabby Petito's fiance

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:48:43
Police are scouring a vast Florida preserve in search of Gabby Petito’s fiance

https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/1439280429241147399...
 Police are scouring a vast Florida preserve in search of Gabby Petito's fiance


Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 17:16:14
Copy of suit (PDF) - https://pasenate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/PetitionforReview-Costa-et-al-v.-Corman-et-al-9.17.21_timestamped.pdf

PA Senate Democrats statement - https://pasenate.com/senate-democrats-file-lawsuit-against-overreaching-senate-republican-subpoena/

Here's a ...
 Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'


Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on Cal

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:03:43
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 Feds say man driven by hatred of Jews pleaded guilty to all charges after deadly 2019 assault on Cal


Maricopa County and Arizona Senate reach agreement after months of sparring over 2020 election audit

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:01:44
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 Maricopa County and Arizona Senate reach agreement after months of sparring over 2020 election audit


Photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 11:02:44
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 Photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant


4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Carson area, shakes SoCal

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 03:22:39
This is from just minutes ago....
 4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Carson area, shakes SoCal


Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado Marries His Longtime Partner, Marlon Reis

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:55:56
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 Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado Marries His Longtime Partner, Marlon Reis


Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murder After Decades of Suspicion

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:31:28
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 Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murder After Decades of Suspicion


Bureau of Land Management headquarters to return to D.C., reversing Trump decision

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:14:57
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 Bureau of Land Management headquarters to return to D.C., reversing Trump decision


Judge: Prosecutors can't show Rittenhouse link to Proud Boys

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:52:50
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 Judge: Prosecutors can't show Rittenhouse link to Proud Boys


White House to host global COVID-19 summit next week

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:19:48
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 White House to host global COVID-19 summit next week


Biden adds measles to list of diseases that could require quarantine

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:17:00
Flights carrying Afghan refugees to the United States were temporarily paused because of four cases of measles, the White House said last week.

Afghans who were diagnosed with measles after arriving in the United States "have been housed separately in accordance with public health guidelines," an...
 Biden adds measles to list of diseases that could require quarantine


Biden admin to step up deportation of Haitians to address migrant surge, documents say

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:11:03
Biden had suspended these flights in February, I think....
 Biden admin to step up deportation of Haitians to address migrant surge, documents say


Italy Is Making COVID-19 Health Passes Mandatory For All Workers

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 21:05:48
Italy takes point in the world, leading the way forward....
 Italy Is Making COVID-19 Health Passes Mandatory For All Workers


FDA vaccine advisers vote to recommend booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine in people 65 and older

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:28:04
Source: CNN

(CNN)Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Friday to recommend emergency use authorization of a booster dose of Pfizer's vaccine six months after full vaccination in people 65 and older and those at high risk of severe Covid-19. Memb...
 FDA vaccine advisers vote to recommend booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine in people 65 and older


Georgia criminal probe into Trump's attempts to overturn 2020 election quietly moves forward

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:14:51



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 Georgia criminal probe into Trump's attempts to overturn 2020 election quietly moves forward


France recalls its ambassador to the US in protest of Biden's submarine deal with Australia

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:05:40
Source: NY Times

France announced on Friday that it is immediately recalling its ambassador to the United States, Philippe tienne, in protest of President Biden's announcement of an agreement to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia without consulting French officials.

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 France recalls its ambassador to the US in protest of Biden's submarine deal with Australia


U.S. drone strike in Kabul mistakenly killed civilians, not terrorists, Pentagon says

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:05:19
Yeah sure. Great "over the horizon" capability....
 U.S. drone strike in Kabul mistakenly killed civilians, not terrorists, Pentagon says


CDC study finds Moderna vaccine is best at preventing Covid-19 hospitalization

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:52:55
Oh well, I got the Pfizer vaccine, because at the time it seemed to have the mildest side effect where as my cousin felt pretty ill for a day with the Moderna vaccine. ...
 CDC study finds Moderna vaccine is best at preventing Covid-19 hospitalization


An F.D.A. panel recommended against approving a Pfizer-BioNTech booster for people 16 and older.

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 19:51:40
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 An F.D.A. panel recommended against approving a Pfizer-BioNTech booster for people 16 and older.


N.Y. Gov. Hochul orders release of 191 Rikers Island inmates amid 'hell on earth' conditions at jail

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:17:43
they shouldn’t have been at Rikers to begin with

Agree...
 N.Y. Gov. Hochul orders release of 191 Rikers Island inmates amid 'hell on earth' conditions at jail


Texas: thousands of migrants gather under border bridge in makeshift camp

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 18:14:46
Must be what's scaring up Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's replacement conspiracy.



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 Texas: thousands of migrants gather under border bridge in makeshift camp


100 National Guard to help Capitol Police for Saturday rally

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:21:15
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 100 National Guard to help Capitol Police for Saturday rally


World Bank cancels business report after investigation

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:48:02
Changes by analysts who prepared the 2018 report raised China’s ranking by seven places to No. 78, according to the report. Other changes affected rankings of Azerbaijan, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

A World Bank senior director acknowledged the “Doing Business” leadership made chan...
 World Bank cancels business report after investigation


U.S. consumer sentiment steadies in September after August plunge -UMich

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:43:50
Source: Reuters

September 17, 2021
10:39 AM EDT
Last Updated 3 hours ago

Macro Matters

U.S. consumer sentiment steadies in September after August plunge -UMich

Reuters | 2 minute read

Sept 17 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment steadied in early September after plungi...
 U.S. consumer sentiment steadies in September after August plunge -UMich


U.S. to buy hundreds of millions more doses of Pfizer vaccine to donate to the world

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:27:53
The State Department has a daily tally of what we have already donated towards the various programs including Covax - https://www.state.gov/covid-19-recovery/vaccine-deliveries/

As of September 15, 2021 -

https://www.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/TotalUSGAVIVaccine1TW-copy-3.jpg...
 U.S. to buy hundreds of millions more doses of Pfizer vaccine to donate to the world


Carmine's hostess attacked after asking diners for proof of vaccination

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:27:22
https://twitter.com/HardingReports/status/1438701951554887680...
 Carmine's hostess attacked after asking diners for proof of vaccination


Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court could be "most dangerous" branch

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:05:19
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 Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court could be "most dangerous" branch


China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:43:26
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 China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout


Fire crews struggling to save California giant sequoias

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:24:29
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 Fire crews struggling to save California giant sequoias






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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!