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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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  • News Roundup: Trump’s allies defy Congress as Trump himself celebrates an insurrectionist
    In the news today: Trump allies implicated in Donald Trump's seditious plan to topple the government continue to defy House subpoenas—and House investigators do not seem to be responding with the urgency the situation requires. Trump himself taped a video praising the insurrectionist who was shot and killed as the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Hack in charge of partisan Wisconsin election review admits he doesn’t know how elections work
    When Donald Trump inevitably chokes to death while trying to swallow an entire Costco rotisserie chicken, you can pretty much guarantee he’ll still be clinging to his nonsensical claims about the 2020 election. His belief that he was robbed last November is simply impervious to facts. Meanwhile, any meager ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Slow-moving coup is still moving
    Whatever you think of Bill Maher, this is the most important thing he’s said all year. Trump has been methodically purging the GOP of anyone who stands up for democracy, while red state legislators have greatly expanded their power in elections by stripping control from nonpartisan local boards and removing ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Anti-vaxxers yelling at school kids get a response they weren’t expecting
    Across the country there has been a Koch-funded Republican caravan of anti-mask and anti-vaccine protests. The levels of disruption and threats to school boards and students getting back to school has varied. Republican operatives have used this as an issue with which they can promote what is left of their long-abandoned ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Secretary Deb Haaland competing in the Boston Marathon is about much more than the winner’s podium
    Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland kicked off Indigenous Peoples’ Day by participating in the Boston Marathon on Monday, Oct. 11. Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, is the first Native American to serve as a Cabinet secretary. Among her goals as the U.S. secretary of ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Eric Clapton now funding anti-vaxxer musicians group in the U.K., proving once again he’s a jackass
    I think it’s time we all simply agree that Eric Clapton is a racist, right-wing, anti-vaxxer nutjob. Deny as he might that his tirades are just drug- or alcohol-fueled outbursts if it walks like a duck and quacks like a bigot, it’s a bigoted ignoramus.  So I guess it’s no ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • ‘You can hurt me!’ Black man with paraplegia yells to try to get officers to stop dragging him
    Body camera footage shows Ohio police officers dragging a Black man out of his car and pulling his hair after the man told officers he is paraplegic and called someone for help. Officials with the Dayton Police Department said in a community briefing that officers had been alerted to a suspected ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • You don’t have to wait for someone to come ‘out’ to you to be a good ally to LGBTQ people
    While recognizing National Coming Out Day on Monday, Oct. 11, President Joe Biden called on the Senate to finally, finally, finally pass the Equality Act, which would ban discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity, as well as for lawmakers to defeat anti-trans bills that have ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Wisconsin immigrants and Latinos strike for citizenship: ‘No school, no work, no buying’
    Wisconsin’s Voces de la Frontera Action (VDLFA) said over the weekend that more than 100 businesses across the state were shutting down Monday, Oct. 11 in solidarity with the Day Without Latinx & Immigrants movement, to both highlight the economic contributions of these communities and to continue calling on Democrats in Washington, D.C., to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • North Carolina’s lieutenant governor is adamant he won’t resign after calling LGBTQ people ‘filth’
    North Carolina’s Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is hearing calls for his resignation after homophobic, transphobic, anti-education, and bigoted-across-the-board comments he made at a church went viral. In the video first posted by Right Wing Watch on Twitter, Robinson seems to be promoting the need for “Christians” to take control of ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • Anti-vaxx Chronicles: #Godhasaplan and it includes getting vaccinated. Blue didn’t listen
    Facebook is a menace. COVID-19 is a menace. Conservatism is a cesspool. Together, those three ingredients have created a toxic stew of malevolent death and devastation. We can talk about all those things in the abstract, look at the numbers and statistics, and catch the occasional whiff of seditionist ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • McConnell sends Biden another debt ceiling hostage note
    The day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blinked and scraped together 11 Republican senators to prevent a global economic meltdown, he was back to making threats to blow it all up in December. Next time, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a typically obnoxious letter to President Joe ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-11
  • News Roundup: California to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations; Facebook still spreading COVID hoaxes
    In the news today: The FDA is widely expected to approve COVID-19 vaccination for children in coming weeks; in preparation for that moves, California is becoming the first state to require COVID-19 vaccination for all public school children who become eligible. Facebook, in the meantime, continues to allow deadly ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-03
  • The cynical reason Ohio Republicans punted on drawing a new congressional map
    In a very strange development, Ohio's Republican-run legislature has ceded control of congressional redistricting to a so-called "backup" commission by missing a Sept. 30 deadline to pass new maps set in the state constitution. Given how jealously lawmakers everywhere protect their power, it's necessary to ask why Buckeye Republicans ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-03
  • New legislation protecting NYC delivery workers is just the beginning, organizers say
    by Jennifer Chowdhury This story was originally published at Prism. On Sept. 23, the New York City Council passed a historic set of bills establishing safety and security for delivery workers, particularly those working for food delivery apps. The legislation, which was sent to Mayor Bill de ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-10-03
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  • Brazil leader accused of “crimes against humanity” for deforestation
    Climate lawyers want the International Criminal Court to prosecute President Jair Bolsonaro for "aiding and abetting… crimes such as murder, persecution and other inhumane acts." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-12
  • Protests in Rome against COVID-19 “Green Pass” turn violent
    Police and demonstrators clashed in Rome over an imminent requirement for workers in Italy to have a "Green Pass" certificate to prove that they have been either vaccinated, tested negative or recovered from COVID-19. Chris Livesay has more. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-11
  • London police dropping sexual assault investigation of Prince Andrew
    London's Metropolitan Police announced they were dropping their investigation into sexual assault charges against the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, after reviewing evidence presented by American Virginia Giuffre, who says she was forced to have sex with the prince at the age of 17. Senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-11
  • U.K. police taking “no further action” against Prince Andrew
    London's police "taking no further action" against Andrew after reviewing evidence presented by Virginia Giuffre, who says she was forced to have sex with the prince at the age of 17. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-11
  • Army General who commanded in Iraq dies of cancer at age 67
    In a joint statement, the president and first lady Jill Biden recalled that Odierno spoke at the funeral of their son Beau​, who served under Odierno in Iraq and died of brain cancer in 2015. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-11
  • Enjoying “Volcanic pizza” in Guatemala
    For years, tourists in Guatemala have climbed the Pacaya volcano with a bag of marshmallows in order to roast them on hot lava rocks. But now, on many days, David Garcia serves up another culinary option for hikers: pizza, heated by a volcano. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keeffe reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-09
  • Pope calls on lawmakers to quickly reach consensus on climate change fight
    The pope addressed parliamentarians who were in Rome for a preparatory meeting before the U.N's annual climate conference. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-09
  • Perseverance rover finds evidence of ancient flash floods on Mars
    The floodwaters dragged giant boulders dozens of miles, from the mountains to the end of an ancient river delta. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-09
  • Nobel Peace Prize goes to journalists from Philippines and Russia
    Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were cited for their fight for freedom of the press against repressive regimes. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • Migrants are caught in Belarus-EU “hybrid warfare,” and it’s killing them
    The EU says Belarus is luring migrants and refugees from conflict zones, touting easy passage into Europe. Migrants say Poland is forcing them right back over the border. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • ISIS-K is working to undermine, even infiltrate the Taliban regime
    Sources tell CBS News the leader of Afghanistan's ISIS affiliate is working against the Taliban rulers from both inside and outside the group. That could quickly become a U.S. problem. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • How the rich and powerful can use U.K. real estate to hide their cash
    One activist says the wealthy elite's ability to purchase British property through shell companies is an "Achilles heel" in the battle against corruption. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-08
  • “Riverdale” creator pleads for release of father, who is a political prisoner in Nicaragua
    "The biggest fear is that I'm not gonna get a chance to see him again," "Riverdale" creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa told CBS News. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-07
  • Indian official’s son faces probe over deadly attack on protesters
    8 people were left dead after vehicles slammed into a group of farmers protesting agricultural reforms, and a government minister's son is accused of plotting it. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-07
  • Sweden halts use of Moderna’s COVID vaccine in under 30s
    National health agency says "very minor" risk of certain side effects appears linked to 2nd dose of the vaccine, and was more prevalent among young men and boys. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-10-07
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