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US: Dems Blast GOP Attempts to Restrict Voting After ‘Big Lie’

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) offered fiery criticism of Republicans on Tuesday for efforts around the country to tighten voter laws amid unproven...

First Report Examining UNHRC Charges Against Israel Debunks Many

By Eliana Rudee   (February 12, 2021 / JNS) Geneva-based independent human-rights group UN Watch has published a detailed report in advance of the 46th session...

World View: Delta China Surge, COVID Hits Tokyo Games, US Immigrant...

Aug 05, 2021 View in browser   The Associated Press The Rundown Delta variant challenges China's costly lockdown strategy BEIJING (AP) — The delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy...

Hate Crimes: Biden Pressured to Address Growing US Anti-Semitism

President Biden is under growing pressure to take action amid the rise in violent attacks targeting the U.S. Jewish community. Biden has condemned the surge...

Lousiana Cops’ Violent History, Afghanistan Tragedy, Al Qaida Comeback?, More

Sep 09, 2021. The Associated Press The Rundown Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police MONROE, La. (AP) — The most violent videos languished for years,...

WHO report highlights need for better pandemic data

GENEVA -- Today, four-in-ten of the world’s deaths are unregistered and in the African region, only one-in-ten deaths is currently recorded, according to the...

Senate Trial: Dems Warn Trump a Future Threat to Nation

Democrats closed their case against former President Trump Thursday by pleading with their Republican colleagues to convict him or risk more political violence in...

US States Slow to Promote Getting Corona Vaccination

By Steve Miller, RealClearInvestigations HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- On Interstate 59, a neon billboard used by the Alabama Department of Public Health advises motorists to get...

‘Nomadland’ Tops British Film Awards

Nomadland won four prizes including best picture last night at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that...

World View: New US Holiday, Pandemic Refugees, Iran Votes, More

June 18, 2021 AP Morning Wire The Associated Press The Rundown Black Americans laud Juneteenth holiday, say more work ahead WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans rejoiced Thursday after President...

ILO Meet: Global Pact on Post Covid Labor Recovery

The International Labour Conference has adopted a Global Call to Action outlining measures to create a human-centred recovery from the pandemic and avoid the...

Biden’s 1st ‘Level with America’ Health Briefing Predicts 90,000 Feb. Deaths

The Biden administration launched its new level-with-America health briefings with a projection that as many as 90,000 more in the U.S. will die from...

Taiwan Donates PPEs to Allies in Africa, America

In conjunction with Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Medtecs Group, a leading personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier headquartered in Taiwan, donated coveralls, isolation gowns and other COVID-19-related...

World View: Taliban Takeover, Women Offered Places in Govt., What Happened...

Aug 17, 2021   The Associated Press The Rundown Taliban announces ‘amnesty,’ urges women to join government KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban declared an “amnesty” across Afghanistan and...

World View: Jury Out on Chauvin Trial, Troops on Street, J&J...

April 20, 2021 Jurors are deliberating in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd. With the verdict looming, more...

World View: Ida Ravages Louisiana, Rockets Hit Kabul, Calif. Fire...

Aug. 30, 2021 Hurricane Ida has knocked out power to all of New Orleans and inundated coastal Louisiana communities after making landfall on the...

World View: California Recall Poll, N. Korea Missile Test, Israel...

Sept.13, 2021 California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has urged voters to defeat a looming recall that could remove him from office. President Joe...

New York Governor Won’t Resign Over Sex Allegations

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Wednesday said that he will not resign despite growing pressure to do so after three women leveled sexual...

US: $1.9 Trillion Relief Deal Ready for Biden’s Signature

The House passed President Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package Wednesday. The President will sign it Friday. The bill passed in a starkly partisan...

Associated Press World View: US Voting Rights Bill, Myanmar Protests, China...

AP Morning Wire Ted Anthony Director of Digital Innovation The Rundown House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats passed sweeping voting and...

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