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US Airstrike In Syria A Warning To Iran: Joe Biden US Airstrike In Syria A Warning To Iran: Joe Biden
- February 27, 2021

The U.S. military used two F-15E Strike Eagles in its airstrikes on Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria , the Pentagon said in a briefing detailing the firepower the attack. The group lost its last piece of territory two years ago, and numerous Iran-backed paramilitary groups have been absorbed into Iraq's official security forces. (more...)
What We Know About Trump's Comeback At CPAC What We Know About Trump's Comeback At CPAC
- February 27, 2021

However, it was unclear why the statue, showing a cartoonish version of Trump with an oversized head, was there. President Donald Trump kisses the flag of the United States of America at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ) at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on February 29, 2020, in National Harbor, Maryland. (more...)
MLHU reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, Middlesex Terrace outbreak ends MLHU reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, Middlesex Terrace outbreak ends
- February 26, 2021

There are three known active cases. Provincial health officials reported 1,054 new cases on Wednesday, a rise from 975 cases the day before. They are saying the choice rests with provinces however Tam says early vaccine outcomes are very encouraging and she or he is hopeful the necessity for probably the most restrictive public well being measures will diminish earlier than the autumn. (more...)
Facebook to Restore News Sharing in Australia Facebook to Restore News Sharing in Australia
- February 26, 2021

Since then, the government changed the legislation and passed the law - meaning that Facebook and Google have to come to agreements with Australian news publishers if they want to include their content on their platforms, or face going to forced arbitration . (more...)
Biden administration conducts strike on Iranian-linked fighters in Syria Biden administration conducts strike on Iranian-linked fighters in Syria
- February 26, 2021

Biden administration officials condemned the February 15 rocket attack near the city of Irbil in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish-run region, but as recently as this week officials indicated they had not determined for certain who carried it out. (more...)
Biden Shuts Down $50K Student Debt Idea in 6 Words Biden Shuts Down $50K Student Debt Idea in 6 Words
- February 20, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. In December, Biden remarked it would be "unlikely" he would use executive power for debt forgiveness. Amid broader considerations for reigniting the economy during the pandemic, the attorneys general suggested the proposed measure "would help remedy predatory practices that have disproportionately harmed people of color, boost our struggling economy, and create a viable future for millions of Americans". (more...)
Democrats to formally introduce Biden’s sweeping immigration bill in Congress
- February 18, 2021

Bob Menendez, are set to unveil the full text of the bill. The legislation, which is expected to be hundreds of pages long, takes an aggressive pro-immigration approach. Additionally, the package would provide funding for refugee-processing facilities in Central America that an administration official described to reporters as a means of eliminating the need for migrants to travel in large caravans across multiple countries. (more...)
In Australia, Google makes publisher deals, Facebook walks In Australia, Google makes publisher deals, Facebook walks
- February 18, 2021

Facebook's algorithmic ambush switched off the main news source for nearly one in five Australians. "[As] the law does not provide clear guidance on the definition of news content", the statement continued, "we have taken a broad definition". (more...)
Donald Trump declares war on Republican senate minority leader Mitch McConnell Donald Trump declares war on Republican senate minority leader Mitch McConnell
- February 18, 2021

McConnell is reportedly going to let Trump have the final word in their brief spat , which saw the former president issue a lengthy screed on Tuesday calling him a "dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack" and claiming Republican senators "will not win again" if they remain allied with McConnell. (more...)
Australian Open tickets on sale with end of lockdown expected Australian Open tickets on sale with end of lockdown expected
- February 18, 2021

Public outdoor gatherings are also limited to 20 people, down from 30. Hospitality, retail and reopen and religious gatherings and ceremonies will resume with density limits the same as before the latest lockdown. "That is exactly what we said we needed and exactly what we said would work". Andrews said meetings would be held later Wednesday to determine "a safe number" of attendees for the event. (more...)
Gov. Cuomo faces bipartisan calls for accountability on nursing home death count Gov. Cuomo faces bipartisan calls for accountability on nursing home death count
- February 18, 2021

The controversy was heightened last month when state Attorney General Letitia James released a damning report finding some nursing homes apparently underreported resident COVID-19 deaths to the state. "But these facts are not going away because they are the facts - unacceptable facts that hold him accountable". However, as the NY governor's star rose thanks to his daily press briefings and the mainstream media showered the Democrat with praise for his "leadership", the network allowed its ... (more...)
Winter storm left millions without power, at least 20 dead Winter storm left millions without power, at least 20 dead
- February 18, 2021

Austin Energy, the local power company in the city of 950,000, said almost 200,000 area customers were without electricity. Further inland, Chicago was expecting to see up to 14 inches of snow before the end of the cold snap. While the storm was the "central cause" of the power outages, he said there were outages caused by generation of coal and natural gas, as well as wind and solar, he said. (more...)
Princess Latifa footage 'deeply troubling', Raab says Princess Latifa footage 'deeply troubling', Raab says
- February 17, 2021

Nearly three years after the incident, the Sheika Latifa has re-emerged in new videos. "I don't want to be a hostage in this jail villa". After Princess Latifa's most recent attempt at escape, Sheikh Mohammed released a statement calling the self-described former French spy Herve Joubert a "convicted criminal", who sought to kidnap in exchange for a $100 million ransom. (more...)
Biden lays out ambitious timeline 'to vaccinate every single American' Biden lays out ambitious timeline 'to vaccinate every single American'
- February 17, 2021

Following Mr. Biden's remarks, Ms. Psaki tweeted that the "goal was to open schools five days a week as quickly as possible". President Joe Biden said during his election campaign that he wanted to get most students back to in-school learning by the end of his first 100 days in office. (more...)
Australian PM apologises, promises probe after allegation of rape in parliament Australian PM apologises, promises probe after allegation of rape in parliament
- February 17, 2021

The notion that Scott Morrison can not act on, let alone sympathise with, the assault of a woman without imagining that the woman in question is his wife or daughter is an ideology inherent to benevolent misogyny - a type of misogyny in which men refuse to see women as their fellow human beings unless they're women they personally care for. (more...)
Covid-19: By the numbers, February 16 Covid-19: By the numbers, February 16
- February 17, 2021

The added cases brings the county's total number of cases to 6,928, according to Thurston County Public Health and Social Services data released Tuesday. Like many jurisdictions, B.C. experienced delays in deliveries of both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. Hoosiers age 65 and older, along with healthcare workers, long-term care residents and first responders who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to render medical assistance, are now eligible to receive a ... (more...)
'What A Disappointment You Are': Kinzinger Family Lashes Out After Impeachment Vote 'What A Disappointment You Are': Kinzinger Family Lashes Out After Impeachment Vote
- February 17, 2021

Former U.S. president Donald Trump lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, signaling a growing feud between the two most important voices in the Republican Party. Ohio, which overturned the conviction of a Ku Klux Klan leader. Even before this poll was released, Trump's allies saw his reputation was back on the rise, and were amazed at just how quickly it was happening. (more...)
Auckland enters lockdown after new COVID cases reported Auckland enters lockdown after new COVID cases reported
- February 15, 2021

By closing its global borders early the island nation virtually eradicated the virus in the early stage of the pandemic. Covid-19 minister Chris Hipkins said health officials were moving rapidly to test and isolate close contacts. The school will host a testing centre and be closed on Monday and Tuesday. Australia's Department of Health responded by asking all arrivals during the lockdown period who arrive in the country to enter 14 days of hotel quarantine. (more...)
Trump's impeachment acquitters should be shamed and shunned Trump's impeachment acquitters should be shamed and shunned
- February 14, 2021

Numerous and fiercely loyal pro-Trump Republicans and more traditional Republicans who believe the former president is damaging the party's national appeal are struggling to decide the party's direction. Before the deal was reached to avoid witnesses, an informal adviser to the Trump defense team dismissed the Democrats' move, saying there was a risk that it would drag out the trial for weeks, all so that they can depose a witness whose contribution was already made public in a press release. (more...)
Province Confirms 745 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning Province Confirms 745 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning
- February 04, 2021

Ontario reported almost 64,500 tests had been completed since the last daily update. "We anticipate fluctuations in case numbers over the next few days". The Simcoe-Muskoka Health Unit also reported that 90 cases of the United Kingdom variant had been confirmed in the region as of Thursday, with 57 other likely cases that were awaiting test results. (more...)

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