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Russia issues new nuclear warning at end of disputed Ukraine referendum

Putin ally issues new nuclear warning NATO will not go to war after a nuclear strike End of votes for the annexation of Ukraine Russian submarine gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, September 27 (Reuters) – An ally of President Vladimir Putin issued a new nuclear warning to Ukraine and the West on Tuesday as […]

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Chicago chefs turn to fundraising for Puerto Rico

A week after raising $110,000 to support victims of Ethiopia’s humanitarian crisis, more than 30 of Chicago’s top chefs have quickly turned to aid in flood-ravaged Puerto Rico, proving tireless in their charitable efforts . “They’re not just chefs, they’re humanitarians,” says Billy Ocasio, executive director of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and […]

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PA legislature should focus on giving citizens a first chance | PennLive Letters

I am writing this in response to the recent opinion piece published by my current State Representative, Sheryl Delozier. In the first sentence of her op-ed, Rep. Delozier states that Donna, a single mother, was in such dire financial straits that she chose to sell drugs. Perhaps if Rep. Delozier had worked to raise the […]

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Bhagat Singh’s nephew on Chandigarh airport renaming

The Punjab government was in talks with Haryana and requested to rename the airport. Ludhian: Professor Jagmohan Singh, nephew of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, on Sunday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to name Chandigarh airport after the great martyr and called it a people’s victory. In the 93rd episode of his monthly Mann ki Baat […]

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Moscow promises ‘full protection’ to all areas annexed by Russia

Referendums on joining Russia held over four days Regions would benefit from Russia’s ‘full protection’ – Lavrov Both sides take responsibility for rocket fire and shelling Ukraine will liberate the whole country – Zelenskiy Sep 25 (Reuters) – Russia has sought to defend its seven-month-old war at the United Nations, with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov […]

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Maine Legislative Assembly – Maine Beacon

On the heels of Democrats passing what they’ve heralded as a drug pricing reform bill for decades, health care advocates, state lawmakers and concerned people in Maine met Thursday to assess the bill and discuss what remains to be done. at the state and federal levels to fight… Nurses at Maine Medical Center voted overwhelmingly […]

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Tripura: Another MP Leaves BJP; Tipra Motha should win

A day after Tripura Indigenous Peoples’ Front (IPFT) MP Brishaketu Debbarma was disqualified from the Tripura Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities and violation of anti-defection law, BJP senior MP Burbu Mohan Tripura tendered his resignation from the saffron party and left the assembly on Friday, the first day of the last session of the 12th […]

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Long lines of traffic seen at some of Russia’s land borders

The wives of some of the dozens of Ukrainian fighters freed by Russia in a prisoner swap described to CNN their disbelief and joy at learning that their loved ones had been freed. Alina Volovyk, speaking with CNN via WhatsApp, described receiving a phone call from a man she did not recognize at first as […]

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Study shows death toll among Puerto Ricans linked to Hurricane Maria higher than reported after 2017 disaster

Credit: public domain CC0 As the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico begins to recover from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Fiona last weekend, a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) reveals an uneven increase the number of Puerto Rican deaths in the United States in the six-month period after […]

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Putin declares partial military mobilization to support Russia’s war effort

MOSCOW — Russia will impose a partial mobilization of its citizens to further support the war in Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin said in a much-anticipated pre-recorded speech Wednesday morning. The mobilization, effective immediately, will affect army reservists and those who had previously served in the Russian armed forces. “We are talking about partial mobilization, that […]

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After devastating Puerto Rico, Hurricane Fiona upgraded to a Category 3 storm, continuing its ruinous path through the Caribbean

Hurricane Fiona swept through Puerto Rico as a Category 1 storm on Sunday, knocking out power to the island’s 3 million residents and leaving most of them without water. “We woke up with no water. Most people don’t have electricity, but luckily I have solar panels. There are long lines to power the gas generators,” […]

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Nebraska GOP legislative plan calls for making legislature a partisan body

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — For the past 86 years, Nebraska has had a nonpartisan, single-chamber legislature. That’s why Nebraska state senators don’t have an “R” or “D” next to their name. But a recent Nebraska GOP legislative plan aims to change that. Nebraska Republican Party political director Todd Watson says the body is already polarized. […]

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Bangalore and IT are inseparable, says Bommai

“Bengaluru is important for IT because of its technological base, skilled labor and salubrious climate” “Bengaluru is important for IT because of its technological base, skilled labor and salubrious climate” Indirectly addressing those who believe IT companies could move to other states if Bengaluru’s flood-hit infrastructure is not rebuilt, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on […]

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US does not allow sale of Israeli air security system to Germany

Germany makes preliminary decision to buy ‘Israeli’ Arrow 3 aviation security system over competing bid from Lockheed Martin Corp. An Arrow-3 missile is launched at a test site in “Israel” in January. (Israel’s Security Ministry/Getty Images) “Israel” today reported on September 18 that US President Joe Biden’s administration had blocked the sale of an advanced […]

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Puerto Rico is without power as Hurricane Fiona hits the island: NPR

A man walks Sunday on a road flooded by Hurricane Fiona in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Stephanie Rojas/AP hide caption toggle caption Stephanie Rojas/AP A man walks Sunday on a road flooded by Hurricane Fiona in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Stephanie Rojas/AP Hurricane Fiona made landfall in southwestern Puerto Rico on Sunday afternoon as the entire island […]

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In a post-Roe world, state legislatures have the power to protect reproductive rights

In the weeks following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, Cruel and heartbreaking stories made headlines. From the women who miscarried and were unable to get timely treatment, to a 10-year-old rape victim who had to flee her condition to receive life-saving medical treatment, to countless others who can no longer make fundamental […]

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Karnataka government to launch 15-day health campaign to celebrate Prime Minister Modi’s birthday

Home Minister Araga Jnanendra piloted the bill for consideration by the Upper House today. (Case) The Karnataka Legislative Council on Thursday passed the controversial anti-conversion bill tabled by the state’s BJP government amid objections from Congress and the JD(S). The Karnataka Right to Freedom of Religion Bill had been approved by the Assembly on December […]

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Out in the World: Japan’s first elected gay lawmaker visits SF :: Bay Area Reporter

The GLBT Historical Society Museum in San Francisco hosted Taiga Ishikawa, Japan’s first gay member of parliament, during his recent visit to San Francisco. Ishikawa, 48, is Japan’s highest-ranking and only LGBTQ politician who currently sits in the House of Councilors, the upper house of Japan’s parliament, known as the Diet. Elected in 2019, he […]

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Tropical Storm Fiona: A warning has been issued for the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

The storm, with winds of 80 km / h with even stronger gusts, was only about 210 km east of Guadeloupe late Friday morning. The tropical storm conditions, which extend 140 miles from the center of the storm, prompted several governments in the region to issue tropical storm warnings and watches. A new tropical storm […]

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Bozeman plans to try local sales tax again in Legislature | State

The makeup of the Montana Legislative Assembly for its 2023 session won’t be decided until November, but Bozeman officials are already working on the issues they’d like to advance in Helena. Unsurprisingly, high on the city’s list of priorities is approving a local option sales tax — a perennial priority for the city that never […]

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Former colonies should do more than just abolish the monarchy

You might have expected the death of Queen Elizabeth II to ignite a fire of republicanism in the 14 overseas nations ruled by the British monarch. It seems less likely day by day. Long-discussed plans to move to a republican system of government in Jamaica are likely to get a boost. Tiny Antigua and Barbuda […]

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Feds Bolster Electric Vehicle Charging Program in Florida – Action News Jax

WASHINTGON DC, Fla. — The Biden administration said Wednesday it had approved ambitious plans by 34 states and Puerto Rico to create a nationwide electric vehicle charging network as the United States begins its transition away from gasoline-powered transportation in earnest. The White House on Wednesday approved plans that will make available about $71.5 million […]

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Goa Congress Legislative Party passes resolution to merge with BJP

The Goa Congress Legislative Party on Wednesday passed a resolution to merge with the Bharatiya Janata Party, soon after BJP State Chairman Sadanand Shet Tanavade said eight Congress MPs would join the ruling party. Opposition Leader Michael Lobo moved the resolution in the presence of seven other MPs. The resolution was backed by former chief […]

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8 tickets incl. joint university recruitment board passed in 2 hours to the Assembly

The Legislative Assembly passed eight bills with a brief discussion on them in two hours on Tuesday. Among the bills passed were the amendment of the GST following the recent decision of the GST Board to include more elements in the field of taxation, the regularization of the land lease in the industrial zone of […]

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RPT – Canada, Australia and New Zealand will resist Republican campaign for now – Tory Peer

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – September 13, 2022) Queen Elizabeth’s death has reignited the Republican debate in Britain’s overseas territories, but Canada and, to a lesser extent, Australia and New Zealand are likely to resist calls to cut ties with the monarchy for now, a Tory member of the House of Lords told Sputnik. Days after […]

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Updates on temples in Sweden and Puerto Rico

Open House and Dedication Announced for Temple San Juan Puerto Rico The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the dates for the open house and the dedication of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple. Artist rendering San Juan Puerto Rico Temple Representation of the Temple of San Juan Puerto […]

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Elections and self-driving cars are likely on the fall agenda of the Pennsylvania legislature

State lawmakers have scheduled just a few weeks of working days by the end of the Nov. 30 session. But that does not prevent either chamber from considering a few bills by then. A key House committee said Friday it would vote next week on new guidelines for transporting ballots after an election. Under the […]

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Kerala Police on high alert in Kannur after reports of possible clashes RSS, SDPI, political violence in Kannur

Thiruvananthapuram: After intelligence reports of possible clashes between RSS and SDPI workers in Kannur, the Kerala Police are on high alert. Kannur, the politically unstable district of Kerala, which has witnessed several brutal political assassinations, is tense after intelligence reports. The recent provocation is the explosion of a bomb outside the residence of a Rashtriya […]

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Work on new legislative complex in Jammu to resume shortly – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

*Changes to be made as the Council Chamber is no longer requiredMohinder VermaJAMMU, 10 September: Work on the new Legislative Complex in Jammu will resume shortly as the process has been initiated for granting administrative approval and releasing remaining funds. In addition, changes will be made to some parts of the structure as the Legislative […]

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How the Democrats got the better of God, guns, and gay people

“The environment is upside down,” said Michael Brodkorb, former vice chairman of the Minnesota Republican Party. “The intensity has reversed.” It’s not just abortion. Less than 20 years later conservatives used ballot measures against same-sex marriage to boost voter turnout in 11 states, public opinion has shifted so much on the issue that Democrats are […]

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Nevada to receive $14.4 million in settlement with e-cigarette maker Juul

RENO — Nevada will receive $14.4 million in a settlement with e-cigarette maker Juul Labs after a two-year investigation into the company’s marketing practices, the attorney general’s office announced Tuesday. Aaron Ford. “For years, Juul Labs has knowingly marketed its product to underage users, working directly to expose minors to nicotine use and abuse,” Ford […]

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Pyrates Reject Ogun Assembly Plenary Suspension Following Speaker’s Trial

The National Association of Seadogs, aka Pyrates Confraternity, Ash Montana Deck, challenged the suspension of the Ogun State House of Assembly for the trial of the President, Olakunle Oluomo, for alleged financial fraud. Oluomo was arrested last week on Thursday by officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at Murtala Muhammad Airport in […]

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New Podcast Digs Into Police-Fabricated Legislature Bombing Plot

“I know what’s going on,” proclaims John Nuttall at the start of the second episode of CBC’s new five-part podcast series, Pressure Cooker. Nuttall, it turns out, didn’t know what was going on; at that time, of anyone on the planet, Nuttall was perhaps among the people who knew the least about what was going […]

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Japan’s decision, opposition camps will discuss the state funeral of late Prime Minister Abe on Thursday.

Japan’s ruling and opposition camps have agreed to hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss the state funeral of the late former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Abe was shot and killed during an election campaign speech in July. His funeral is scheduled for September 27 in Tokyo. The government will foot the entire bill, which […]

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Biden seeks $47 billion in emergency funding under interim spending bill

Good Tuesday! Summer is unofficially over and campaign season is in full swing as Election Day is now nine weeks away. But as Congress resumes business this month after a long hiatus in August, lawmakers also have some basic business to attend to, namely, keeping the federal government open past Sept. 30. Here’s what you […]

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Telangana BJP MLA’s wife Raja Singh appeals to HC to overturn detention order – Reuters

By Express press service BJP MLA T Raja Singh’s wife Usha Bhai has filed a habeas corpus petition in the Telangana High Court praying that the order under which her husband was arrested in connection with detention proceedings preventive, dated 25th August, as approved by the Principal Secretary, GAD (Law & Order), to be declared […]

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Chile rejects draft constitution: five things to know

Analysts say some of the proposals it contained were too radical for most voters – the majority of whom have made it clear they want a new constitution, but not this one. View of the front pages of a newspaper illustrating the victory of the rejection of a new Constitution the day after a referendum […]

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Unions seethe after ex-parliamentary secretary secures legislature tender as details shrouded in secrecy

Gengezi Mgidlana. (Provided) Parliament’s awarding of a tender to its former secretary Gengezi Mgidlana is under intense scrutiny. Emails indicate that Mgidlana’s firm, Afrocentric Markets Consultancy, has been appointed to conduct research for Parliament. In 2019, the NCOP and NA unanimously ruled that he be fired after allegations of maladministration. Union leaders in parliament have […]

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Republicans could make drastic changes to Constitution with ‘runaway’ convention, says former Democratic senator

Republicans plotted to rewrite the Constitution and limit federal power. Former senator Russ Feingold and researcher Peter Prindiville write in their new book that this could lead to drastic changes in government. “In this uncertainty lies great danger and, perhaps, great power,” they write, according to the NYT. Loading Something is loading. Republicans have campaigned […]

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Possible locations of measurements on the floors of the California Legislature

There are many places where measures should be placed on the floors of the California Legislative Assembly. Many measures will affect multiple places as they progress through the process. The Assembly floor designates 29 slots, while the Senate floor designates 27 slots. These locations are listed alphabetically as follows: Invoice locations on the assembly floor […]

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Comrades Sachin Dev and Arya Rajendran got married

Thiruvananthapuram: Kozhikode Balussery Legislator Sachin Dev and Thiruvananthapuram Mayor Arya Rajendran got married on Sunday. The wedding took place in a simple ceremony at the AKG center in Thiruvananthapuram. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, PA Tourism Minister Mohammed Riyas and CPM State Secretary MV Govindan were among the many dignitaries who attended the ceremony. The newlyweds […]

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Another group of ‘friends’ joins the fight for the forests of the Central North Coast – News from the region

The waste left in the Conglomerate State Forest plantation after the logging activities of the Forestry Corporation NSW was a factor in the formation of a group of ‘friends’. COMMUNITY groups including landowners, farmers, conservationists and nature enthusiasts have become ‘citizen scientists’ to collect data on biodiversity in environmentally sensitive areas of public forests in […]

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AZ Big Media Arizona ranks 41st in Oxfam’s Best States Work Index

Before Labor Day, Oxfam America published its annual report Index of the best states to work, a robust database and interactive map that measures working family support policies in all 50 states, plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. Arizona ranks 41st. Last year, Arizona was ranked 42nd. The report also ranked Arizona 20th for its […]

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Utah Legislature intern coordinator fired for ‘unprofessional’ emails about intern appearances

The Utah Legislature recently fired an intern coordinator who would work with legislative interns in the future because of an “unprofessional” email exchange with a former Republican lawmaker. The email, which is from 2013, came to light after the Salt Lake Tribune filed for public record. A spokesman for the legislature said Nathan Brady, a […]

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CJI leader ES Bijimol talks about sexism in politics

Politician and ex-Kerala Legislative Assembly Member ES Bijimol has taken to social media to share the degradation and sexist remarks she faced from her male colleagues. ES Bijimol, a member of the Communist Party of India (CPI), wrote that the feminist stance that many political parties claim to have is “flat-out anti-feminist.” Bijimol said many […]

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Labor lifts the ceiling on migration; Jobs Summit 2022 continues; COVID isolation review questioned by WADA; House prices in Australia fall; British Prime Minister to be appointed next week; Malcolm Turnbull protested at Sydney University

The Prime Minister also answered questions about Seven’s breakfast Sunrise. As regular readers of this blog will know, the National Cabinet decided this week to reduce mandatory COVID-19 isolation from seven days to five. Loading Masks will also not need to be worn on domestic flights when the changes take effect on September 9. The […]