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  • The foods that do the most damage to our climate
    Emissions from food systems around the world are stopping us from hitting key climate change targets of lower temperatures, according to a recent report in Science. A conservative estimate by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations puts agriculture’s contribution to total greenhouse gas emissions at 14.5 ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-15
  • Progressives look to make early mark on Biden White House
    Leading progressives are pressuring President-elect Joe Biden to embrace their policy agenda even as more centrist Democrats argue such proposals prevented the party from retaking full control of Congress. For now, much of the lobbying centers on who Biden should — or should not — appoint to key posts ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • In Georgia, Trump's shadow looms over pair of Senate runoffs
    President Donald Trump won’t be on the ballot in January when Georgia voters settle two Senate runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. After watching turnout surge in last week's election, the parties are banking on using Trump — both rage against him and devotion to him ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • Biden moves forward without help from Trump's intel team
    The presidential race was hovering in limbo in 2000 when outgoing President Bill Clinton decided to let then-Gov. George W. Bush read the ultra-secret daily brief of the nation’s most sensitive intelligence. Clinton was a Democrat and his vice president, Al Gore, was running against Republican Bush. Gore had ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-11
  • Vatican report reveals anonymous letters accusing McCarrick
    The Vatican’s report on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed the previously unknown contents of six anonymous letters accusing him of pedophilia that were sent to U.S. church leaders in the early 1990s and later forwarded to the Holy See. New York's then-archbishop, Cardinal John O'Connor, forwarded them to the Vatican ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-10
  • The tasks Joe Biden faces: from racial justice to restoring faith in science
    The new president will be busy – especially as he wrestles with the fallout from the Trump administration The coronavirus pandemic and healthcareAs the coronavirus pandemic tore through the US, Joe Biden’s most important promise to the American people was a policy platform taken for granted prior the Trump ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-10
  • Christian churches mirror country's political division
    The messages in Christian houses of worship on the first weekend since the election were as divided as the country's electorate, with religious leaders mostly calling for peace and unification even as some bemoaned the result and others celebrated. Hours after the news broke Saturday of Democrat Joe Biden's ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-08
  • Joe Biden: Stumbles, tragedies and, now, delayed triumph
    Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.” The tribute marked the presumed end of a long public life ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-07
  • DISYS Harnesses IT to Promote Positive Global Outcomes
    A new initiative with the Government of Bihar leverages technology to maximize efficiency in agricultural production while effecting social changeMCLEAN, Va., Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS), a global technology services firm, announces that it was selected by the Government of Bihar, India and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • 2020 Latest: Trump again seeks to stop the counting of votes
    With Joe Biden edging closer to unseating him from the White House, President Donald Trump says he wants to put a halt to vote counting. Elections are run by individual state, county and local governments. Trump’s comments come as his campaign has filed legal action in several states to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Election 2020 Today: Biden on brink, America protests
    ON THE BRINK: Joe Biden needs to clinch just one more battleground state to defeat President Donald Trump. The Democrat already has won the fiercely contested prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin, part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago. Two days after Election Day, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • North Korea introduces smoking ban in public places
    North Korea on Wednesday introduced smoking bans in some public places to provide citizens with “hygienic living environments,” raising questions about whether the nation’s chain-smoking supreme leader may kick the habit himself. The new law introduced by the governing Supreme People’s Assembly aims to protect the lives and health ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Israel razes most of Palestinian Bedouin village in West Bank on U.S. election day
    The demolition of the village in the occupied West Bank displaced 73 people, including 41 children, a United Nations official said. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Kosovo president resigns to face war crimes charges
    Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, a guerrilla leader during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s, resigned on Thursday and will face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity at a special court based in The Hague. Thaci said he was taking the step “to protect ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Brussels predicts slow UK economic recovery from coronavirus hit if there is a no deal Brexit
    Britain's economy will grow by 3.3 percent next year after the devastating impact of coronavirus, even if there is a no deal Brexit, according to European Commission predictions. The commission’s Autumn Forecast is the first based on assumption that trade talks with Brussels will fail and the UK will ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
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  • Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoes Republican effort to end federal unemployment benefits
    Republican state cutoffs of federal unemployment aid are drawing some pushback. In Wisconsin, Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill that would have ended the unemployment aid supplement, while in other states workers are suing to block the benefits cut-offs. In his veto message, Evers pointed out that Wisconsin’s labor force participation ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Rust Belt state Republicans devise ways to evade vetoes on their voter suppression laws
    Pennsylvania Republicans want to change the state's voting laws, but they have one major hurdle: Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. So instead of mounting a legislative campaign that could sway some of their Democratic colleagues and potentially avoid Wolf's veto pen, they're resorting to what has traditionally been a little-used ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Carlson piles lie upon lie claiming white supremacist terror is no threat, but NSA is spying on him
    Tucker Carlson has become utterly shameless about baldfacedly lying to his national TV audience of millions on Fox News, and moreover doing so with the knowledge that he’ll never have to correct or retract a thing. His latest episode—claiming the National Security Agency is surveilling his electronic communications, with ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Hide the children! Nonprofit links critical race theory to identity, diversity, basically everything
    A right-wing think tank posing as a nonpartisan research institute seems to want its mark on education to be banning instruction of critical race theory, racism, or any history that might suggest being an American hasn't always been as pleasant as eating warm apple pie. In a since-deleted tweet, the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Obamacare is here to stay, but so is the Medicaid gap unless Congress acts
    Republican lawmakers and executives in 12 states are so mired in irrational opposition to Obamacare that—even in a global pandemic—they refuse to use it to provide health coverage to all of their citizens. Even when given significant financial incentives to do so, these states have stubbornly refused to expand Medicaid. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • ‘Worst possible justice’ who could author an immigration decision just did that
    The Supreme Court’s conservative justices said on Tuesday that the federal government can detain certain immigrants indefinitely, ruling that asylum-seekers who reenter the U.S. without authorization and are then detained shouldn’t even be allowed to ask for bond to pursue their case in freedom, the Los Angeles Times reports. Only justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Alabama officials cancel Trump rally realizing it was a pity party, not Fourth of July celebration
    Donald Trump isn’t president, but he’s back onstage to hold his infamous rallies. As many of his rallies before were met with skepticism, his latest is no exception. In the latest news of downfalls for Trump, his upcoming rally in Alabama was canceled over partisan political concerns, NBC News ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Trump impeachment lawyer gave the Pennsylvania Supreme Court its excuse to free Bill Cosby
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction on Wednesday and barred further prosecution in the matter, meaning Cosby is now being freed after serving just two years of a three- to 10-year sentence. The court based its decision on a supposed nonprosecution deal with former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • ‘There is no policy attached to their proposal’: House ready for work on Senate infrastructure plan
    President Joe Biden is on the road this week, pitching his infrastructure plans to the nation as well as the bipartisan agreement he made with senators last week. He was in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Tuesday to tour its public transit center. "This deal isn't just the sum of its parts. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Watchdog site’s YouTube channel hit with short-lived suspension as company quickly backtracks
    Large social-media companies like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have been struggling for a long time with the continuing spread of right-wing extremism and its attendant conspiracism primarily on their platforms, with toxic consequences including acts of violent terrorism and insurrection. This week, YouTube inadvertently demonstrated how far removed they ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Fox News deems alleged culture of sexual misconduct ‘legacy matter’ following $1 million fine
    It has taken Fox News more than five years of public sexual harassment and misconduct allegations to actually do something about the obvious culture of abuse at the network, and that something is pay a $1 million fine in settling with the New York City Commission on Human Rights last Friday. As ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • WA lawmaker wears yellow Star of David at meeting, compares vaccine requirements to Holocaust
    State Rep. Jim Walsh of Aberdeen, Washington, decided to make a spectacle of himself this past weekend. First reported on by the Seattle Times, Walsh showed up at a Lacey church basketball gym to give a speech to “conservative activists” while wearing a yellow star affixed to his shirt. The ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-06-30
  • Mobile billboard outside West Virginia offices urges Manchin to champion Dream Act passage
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of West Virginia ran a mobile billboard outside the local  offices of Sen. Joe Manchin, urging him to champion passage of the Dream Act, bipartisan legislation that would put young undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship. In a picture tweeted by the organization, a billboard reading “Sen. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-05-31
  • 66% of Americans don’t want Trump—the GOP frontrunner—to run in 2024
    Fresh polling from Quinnipiac University last week demonstrated two truths at once: Donald Trump is still the frontrunner for the GOP nomination in 2024, and he remains uniquely unpopular with a substantial majority of Americans. The poll found that 66% of all Americans hope Trump won't run in 2024, while ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-05-31
  • The 1921 burning of Black Wall Street is finally being called what it was: A massacre
    I was blessed to have a very good education when it comes to the Black history that has been part of American history since before the founding of what is now the United States. No thanks to my schools, of course; I give credit to my parents. My parents hated the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-05-31
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  • U.S. troops in Syria come under attack after strikes on militias
    There were no injuries and damage is being assessed, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Colonel Wayne Marotto said. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-30
  • Amnesty warns Hong Kong fast devolving into a “police state”
    Just a year after China imposed a controversial "national security" law on Hong Kong, activists say it has helped make the city "more dangerous than Beijing." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-30
  • Afghan interpreters hope for a new, safer life when U.S. troops leave
    President Biden has acknowledged the critical role played by thousands of interpreters, drivers and others who work closely with American forces in Afghanistan, by allowing them to come to the U.S. ahead of the final troop withdrawal, in an effort to keep them safe while they apply for entry to ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-30
  • CBS News on front lines with Afghan Army, uprising fighters who are battling Taliban takeover
    Charlie D'Agata traveled with top Afghan defense officials to a province just outside Kabul where government and local "uprising" fighters are desperately trying to push back the Taliban. At a tiny combat outpost in the mountains of Kapisa, the CBS News team came under fire from nearby militants. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-29
  • Greek police recover stolen paintings by Picasso and Mondrian
    The Picasso piece was personally donated by the Spanish artist in recognition of Greece's resistance against the Nazi occupation during WWII and features the inscription: "For the Greek people, a tribute by Picasso." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-29
  • U.S. “deeply troubled” as Russia upholds ex-Marine’s prison sentence
    A Moscow court denied Trevor Reed's appeal of his 9-year prison sentence, which his lawyers call the harshest ever handed down for the crime of which he was convicted. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-29
  • Spectacular image captures ISS crossing in front of the sun
    At the time the image was taken, two astronauts were spacewalking outside the orbiting laboratory. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-29
  • Massive “Dragon Man” skull found in China
    The skull was hidden in a well for 90 years and just recently rediscovered. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-29
  • Abu Dhabi banning unvaccinated people from many public places
    The Abu Dhabi government says the decision is a part of proactive measures to encourage vaccinations. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-28
  • Taliban gaining ground in Afghanistan as U.S. troops withdraw
    As Afghan forces lose ground to the Taliban amid the U.S. withdrawal, Charlie D'Agata got a first-hand look at the fighting inside Afghanistan. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-28
  • Gwen Berry responds to criticism after turning back to U.S. flag during anthem at Olympic Trials
    Hammer thrower and activist Gwen Berry has received backlash after she appeared to turn her back to the American flag as the national anthem was being played at the U.S. Olympic Trials over the weekend. She responded to some of her critics on Twitter. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-28
  • U.S. calls Iran-backed rebels “legitimate” as Yemen’s war rages
    The U.S. has shifted its tone on the Houthi rebel movement, but the Iranian-backed group says it wants very specific action from the U.S., not recognition. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-28
  • After massive restoration, Rome’s iconic arena opens up substructure under main stage
    Visitors will be able to walk in the footsteps of Roman Gladiators in the same areas where they prepared to fight to the death. The Colosseum is opening up its deepest depths to the public. Chris Livesay reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-27
  • Rainbow flag ruled too “political” for Germany-Hungary soccer game
    Munich wanted to light up its sports stadium with a rainbow in support of LGBTQ+ people, right after Hungary passed a law banning "promotion" of homosexuality to minors. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-27
  • India’s cricket league postponed as COVID crisis worsens
    The announcement came as India surpassed a grim milestone on Tuesday, surpassing 20 million cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-06-27
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