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US manufacturing increased in July but at slower pace

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:47:21
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 US manufacturing increased in July but at slower pace


US airstrikes pound Taliban positions as militants threaten key cities in Afghanistan

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 13:11:36
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 US airstrikes pound Taliban positions as militants threaten key cities in Afghanistan


Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, EU to send planes

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:10:56
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 Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, EU to send planes


Pro-Biden groups to spend $100 million on August ad blitz

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 11:16:11
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 Pro-Biden groups to spend $100 million on August ad blitz


Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 10:54:58
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 Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program


Simone Biles set to return for balance beam event to conclude her Tokyo Games

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 08:44:46
Source: Washington Post

TOKYO — U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles plans to perform in Tuesday’s balance beam final, USA Gymnastics announced Monday evening. Biles withdrew from the team final after one rotation, citing the need to prioritize her mental health, and she subsequently ...
 Simone Biles set to return for balance beam event to conclude her Tokyo Games


Tree-cutting resumes after hiatus to protect endangered bats

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 01:28:58
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 Tree-cutting resumes after hiatus to protect endangered bats


Evacuations lifted as progress made against western fires

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 23:33:35
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 Evacuations lifted as progress made against western fires


Myanmar junta leader declares himself PM as election timeline stalled

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 22:29:14
QANON will be thrilled….....
 Myanmar junta leader declares himself PM as election timeline stalled


Berlin protesters decry coronavirus measures; 600 detained

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 21:45:16
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 Berlin protesters decry coronavirus measures; 600 detained


Fauci: US unlikely to return to lockdowns

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:09:01
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 Fauci: US unlikely to return to lockdowns


White House adviser asks landlords to seek rental assistance before evicting tenants

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:50:35
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 White House adviser asks landlords to seek rental assistance before evicting tenants


Fans pack Florida stadium for concert as state reports record-breaking number of COVID-19 cases

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 16:57:42
Alt link: https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2021/08/01/fans-pack-stadium-for-concert-as-florida-reports-tens-of-thousands-of-new-covid-19-cases/

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Super duper spreader event for the unvaxxed.
If many are ...
 Fans pack Florida stadium for concert as state reports record-breaking number of COVID-19 cases


Kinzinger open to issuing subpoenas for members of Congress, including McCarthy

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 16:48:07
If he supports this you know the rest of the committee does....
 Kinzinger open to issuing subpoenas for members of Congress, including McCarthy


UK joins Israel saying Iran attacked tanker; Tehran denies

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 16:29:48
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 UK joins Israel saying Iran attacked tanker; Tehran denies


Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 15:13:13
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 Western Wildfires May Take Weeks To Months To Contain


Pizza for shots: UK targets young with vaccine incentives

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 12:33:07
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 Pizza for shots: UK targets young with vaccine incentives


N.Korean leader's sister warns Seoul against military drill with Washington

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 12:31:06
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 N.Korean leader's sister warns Seoul against military drill with Washington


Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 11:01:35
Source: BBC

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YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation. It issued a "strike" under i...
 Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation


I-40 bridge linking Arkansas, Tennessee re-opened

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 08:33:04
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 I-40 bridge linking Arkansas, Tennessee re-opened


Asa Hutchison Met With Jeers During COVID Event as Cases Surge in Arkansas: 'Liar'

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 04:59:25
Source: Newsweek

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson faced some backlash during an event he hosted Friday in an effort to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.

Hutchinson, a Republican, was met with heckling from some members of the audience who called him a "liar," the Arkansas Democrat-...
 Asa Hutchison Met With Jeers During COVID Event as Cases Surge in Arkansas: 'Liar'


'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 02:34:25
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 'Vote them out': Willie Nelson headlines Texas protest rally


Five Persons Shot In Front Of Indianapolis Funeal Home

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 00:58:21
Source: CNN

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting outside of a funeral home in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday that left at least five people wounded, including a 4-year-old girl. Officers responded to a report of someone being shot in the 1100 block of West 30th Stre...
 Five Persons Shot In Front Of Indianapolis Funeal Home


Officials set up a mobile center at a Missouri fair to boost vaccinations. No one showed up.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 00:55:09
I shake my head--I have given up trying to understand selfish people who do not care about themselves, their neighbors, their friends, their family. etc.



https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1421629517693607936?s=20



https://twitter.com/RegentinScott/status/1421630087347253248?s=20...
 Officials set up a mobile center at a Missouri fair to boost vaccinations. No one showed up.


Infrastructure Deal Puts Cryptocurrencies in Washington's Cross Hairs

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 23:52:47
I am glad that there is going to be some oversight on cryptocurrencies, which really are not currencies. I am not really sure what purpose is served by crypto, except as means to evade the law or to speculate.

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 Infrastructure Deal Puts Cryptocurrencies in Washington's Cross Hairs


Suburban NY county considers letting police sue protesters

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 23:31:36
Source: ABC News

Lawmakers in a suburban New York county are set to vote Monday on a proposal that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages — a move civil rights activists say is payback for demonstrations after the police killing of George Floyd ...
 Suburban NY county considers letting police sue protesters


Schumer says prepared to keep lawmakers in Washington for as long as it takes....

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 22:05:30
Source: Marketwatch

Full Headline: Schumer says prepared to keep lawmakers in Washington for as long as it takes to complete votes on infrastructure and budget blueprint

Published: July 31, 2021 at 4:08 p.m. ET

The Senate convened for a rare weekend session on Saturday, with ...
 Schumer says prepared to keep lawmakers in Washington for as long as it takes....


Body of Reuters Photographer Was Mutilated in Taliban Custody, Officials Say

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 21:55:00
I can only hope he died very quickly. :candle:



A tribute to Danish Siddiqui in New Delhi on July 17, the day after his death.Credit...Altaf Qadri/Associated Press
Mujib Mashal

https://twitter.com/kaitlancollins/status/1421587192258912260?s=20






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 Body of Reuters Photographer Was Mutilated in Taliban Custody, Officials Say


French Police Clash With Anti-Virus Pass Protesters In Paris

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 21:50:48
Source: AP News

PARIS (AP) -- Thousands of people protested France's special virus pass with marches through Paris and other French cities on Saturday. Most demonstrations were peaceful, but sporadic clashes with riot police marked protests in the French capital.

Some 3,000 secu...
 French Police Clash With Anti-Virus Pass Protesters In Paris


Florida sets a record with 21,683 new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday, the CDC says

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 20:50:40
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 Florida sets a record with 21,683 new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday, the CDC says


Key Afghan City in Danger of Falling to the Taliban

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 19:25:57
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 Key Afghan City in Danger of Falling to the Taliban


Remains of Michigan soldier who died in Korean War head home

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 18:13:32
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 Remains of Michigan soldier who died in Korean War head home


'Botched': Arizona GOP's ballot count ends, troubles persist

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:50:14
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 'Botched': Arizona GOP's ballot count ends, troubles persist


Trump Lashes Out at House Oversight, Says Donoghue Note Shows HE Was Protecting Vote from THEM

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:46:02
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 Trump Lashes Out at House Oversight, Says Donoghue Note Shows HE Was Protecting Vote from THEM


Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:17:43
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 Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires


Endangered shorebirds lose 2 chicks at Chicago beachfront

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 14:34:19
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 Endangered shorebirds lose 2 chicks at Chicago beachfront


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Accuses Biden of Creating 'Constitutional Crisis' After DOJ Lawsuit

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:55:34
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 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Accuses Biden of Creating 'Constitutional Crisis' After DOJ Lawsuit


US sues Kaiser Permanente over alleged Medicare fraud

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 11:27:09
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 US sues Kaiser Permanente over alleged Medicare fraud


Biden rips states for sitting on billions in rental aid as he lets eviction ban end

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:52:35
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 Biden rips states for sitting on billions in rental aid as he lets eviction ban end


Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:31:43
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 Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors






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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!