Judi Lynn started the topic Why is the U.S. pushing regime change in Venezuela during a pandemic? in the forum General Discussion 4 hours ago
Why is the U.S. pushing regime change in Venezuela during a pandemic?
By Editorial Board
April 2, 2020 at 2:56 p.m. CDT
THE “DEMOCRATIC transition framework” for Venezuela laid out by the Trump administration this week was described by some as a compromise, since it proposes that both regime leader Nicolás Maduro and U.S.-backed opposition head…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic 1,400-year-old mystery of strange 'red sign' in Japan's sky solved in the forum Science and Environment 7 hours ago
Judi Lynn started the topic Scientists use the Milky Way to hunt for dark matter in the forum Science and Environment 7 hours ago
By Chelsea Gohd – Space.com 11 days ago
cientists think that dark matter produces a bright and spherical halo of X-ray emission around the center of the Milky Way.
(Image: © Artistic rendering by Christopher Dessert, Nicholas L. Rodd, Benjamin R. Safdi, Zosia Rostomian (Berkeley Lab), based on data from the Fermi Large Area…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Heavy-metal alien planet may be shaped like a football in the forum Science and Environment 8 hours ago
By Charles Q. Choi – Live Science Contributor 10 hours ago
An artist’s depiction of a distorted exoplanet.
(Image: © NASA, ESA, and J. Olmsted (STScI))
An exoplanet may be shaped like an American football due to the mighty gravitational forces it experiences close to its star, a new study finds.
Scientists investigated KOI 1843.03, an…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Trump Rages Over Watchdog Report on ‘Severe’ Hospital Shortages in the forum Latest Breaking News 8 hours ago
The president attacked the U.S. Health and Human Services principal deputy inspector general, Christi Grimm, suggesting she was biased.
Updated Apr. 06, 2020 8:00PM ET / Published Apr. 06, 2020 7:06PM ET
President Donald Trump went after the acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Judge Criticized Ron DeSantis Appointee and Ended Up Getting Suspended for ‘Insubordination’ in the forum Good Reads 8 hours ago
by Colin Kalmbacher | 7:41 pm, April 6th, 2020
A subordinate judge who issued an opinion that was critical of his Gov. Ron DeSantis-appointed supervisor was sanctioned and suspended last Wednesday.
Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) John Van Laningham called out Division of Administrative Hearings Chief Judge and Director John MacIver in the…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic US pastor who criticised coronavirus ‘hysteria’ and went to Mardi Gras dies of virus in the forum Latest Breaking News 8 hours ago
Virginia pastor Landon Spradlin had said on social media that the coronavirus was overhyped before falling ill
7 hours ago
A 66-year-old pastor and street musician who said media coverage of the coronavirus was overhyped died of the virus after travelling from Virginia to preach at Mardi Gras.
Pastor Landon Spradlin died at a…[Read more]
Posted by News Editor in Latest News, RSS, Transport on April 3, 2020 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON, DC, April 3, 2020 (ENS) – The Republican administration of President Donald Trump has not let the deadly coronavirus crisis stop it from getting rid of Obama-era federal fuel efficiency standards and replacing them with a less ambitious plan. The Trump p…[Read more]
Thursday, March 26, 2020
“An absurd demonstration of Washington’s gangsterism.”
by Eoin Higgins, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced charges of international drug trafficking against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, a move that was immediately denounced by progressives as a cynical…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Fired Intel IG Speaks Out Against Trump as Watchdog Warns of a Democracy In 'Gravest Danger' in the forum JPR Reading Rooms 9 hours ago
Monday, April 06, 2020
by Common Dreams
“The president’s attempts to rid the government of those who would provide appropriate oversight and accountability for abuses… sets us on a dangerous trajectory.”
by Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Michael Atkinson, the Intelligence Community inspector general fired by President Donald Trump on…[Read more]
Sunday, April 05, 2020
by Common Dreams
“The media doesn’t need to choose sides in the story. It need only courageously do its job in reporting the facts of Trump’s critical role in allowing the pandemic to spread.”
by Robert Freeman
In the 2016 election the media gave more than $2 billion of free publicity to Donald Trump. It w…[Read more]
Monday, April 06, 2020
by Common Dreams
“To politicians and anti-abortion groups playing political games amid a pandemic: Let this be a lesson to you that we won’t allow you to put our patients and the community at risk.”
by Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Reproductive rights advocates celebrated on Monday after U.S. District Judge…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic US labels Russian white supremacist group 'terrorist' in the forum Latest Breaking News 10 hours ago
First time Washington has labeled white-supremacist group as terrorist organization, says Nathan Sales
Beyza Binnur Dönmez |
The U.S. designated Monday a Russian ultra-nationalist group Russian Imperial Movement as a terrorist organization.
“This is the first time the United States has ever designated white supremacist…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Wisconsin Supreme Court overturns governor, orders Tuesday elections to proceed in the forum Latest Breaking News 10 hours ago
The state had local elections and the Democratic presidential primary scheduled for Tuesday. Gov. Tony Evers expects a court challenge.
By NATASHA KORECKI and ZACH MONTELLARO
04/06/2020 01:51 PM EDT
Updated: 04/06/2020 06:50 PM EDT
The Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked Gov. Tony Evers’ late executive order postponing in-person voting in T…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Brazil minister fires analyst who opposed unauthorized wood exports in the forum Science and Environment 10 hours ago
APRIL 6, 2020 / 4:56 PM / UPDATED 33 MINUTES AGO
3 MIN READ
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles has dismissed a senior analyst who opposed rescinding environmental authorizations for wood exports, according to a notice published in the official government gazette on Monday.
Reuters reported last month t…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Indigenous Practices Could Help Islands Prepare for Rising Seas in the forum Science and Environment 12 hours ago
MARTIN MACIAS JR April 6, 2020
Indigenous inhabitants of islands in the Caribbean and off the coast of West Africa developed lifestyles that allowed them to adapt to catastrophic climate events such as hurricanes and sea-level rise, researchers say. (Courtesy of Kristina Douglass / Penn State)
(CN) – Communities in the Caribbean and on i…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Bolsonaro Threatens to Dismiss Members of Government who Become "Stars" in the forum Foreign Affairs 13 hours ago
President, who has clashed with the Minister of Health, said he is not afraid “fire” people for the good of Brazil
Without naming names, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday (5) that he would fire members of his government who become “stars.”
“(For) some people in my government, something went up in their heads. They are…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Brazil's Health Ministry Has 76% Approval Rating; Bolsonaro, 33% in the forum Foreign Affairs 13 hours ago
The positive evaluation is higher among those who earn 2 to 5 times the minimum salary (35%) and in the range between 5 and 10 minimum salaries (36%)
The ministry, led by Luiz Henrique Mandetta, is approved by 76% of the population, while the president received 33% approval amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Judi Lynn started the topic Colombia’s ruling party allegedly involved multiple crime families in 2018 election fraud plot in the forum Foreign Affairs 13 hours ago
by Adriaan Alsema April 6, 2020
Former President Alvaro Uribe and President Ivan Duque allegedly involved multiple crime families in a plot to rig Colombia’s 2018 elections, a wiretap released on Sunday revealed.
In the wiretap, Uribe’s former PA Maria Claudia Daza informed the brother of of late money launderer Jose Guilllermo Hernandez tha…[Read more]
Judi Lynn started the topic Colombia reports first virus cases in indigenous people in the forum Foreign Affairs 23 hours ago
April 01 2020 10:27 PM
Thomson Reuters Foundation/Bogota
The first two cases of the coronavirus has been confirmed among Colombia’s indigenous people, local authorities said, fanning fears that the highly contagious disease could decimate vulnerable tribal communities.
The cases were found in two people from the Yukpa group who live in dire p…[Read more]
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