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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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  • Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Republican lies are simply a way of life for them
    WaPo: Republicans lob accusations of elitism at ‘Middle Class Joe’ — a sign of the upended politics of populism President-elect Joe Biden, a state-college graduate who was once the poorest man in the U.S. Senate, is facing accusations of elitism from Republicans after defeating a billionaire incumbent with ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-28
  • Trump’s sadistic narcissism: The gift that could keep on giving to Republicans indefinitely
    As we watch the slow-rolling train wreck Donald Trump is currently engineering for Republicans in Georgia, it's enjoyable to imagine what kind of havoc Trump may very well visit upon the GOP for the next several years. Precisely because Senate Republicans allowed Trump to turn the state’s two Senate runoffs into a ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • An infrastructure project everyone can love
    There has to be a chicken crossing the road joke somewhere in here, but I’m not finding it. Nevertheless, here’s several minutes of wildlife having a much easier journey through Utah because of a brand new wildlife crossing. "It's working!" Check out the critters big and small ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • This holiday season, give Santa some time off
    Whether you celebrate a religious holiday or not, the winter season often involves some form of gift-giving. Perhaps that’s within your immediate or extended family, coworkers, or friends. Whether you have your own children or not, people often give gifts to kids. After all, who loves the holiday spirit ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Can Trump pardon himself? Arguably no, but that doesn’t mean he won’t try it
    We know that at least since 2017, Trump has been consumed with one question: Can he grant himself a pardon? "One former White House official said Trump asked about self-pardons as well as pardons for his family. Trump even asked if he could issue pardons preemptively for things people could ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Biden plans to make climate change an ‘all-of-government’ agenda
    Let's just start by acknowledging that whatever the incoming Biden administration does on climate change, it likely won't be enough for environmental activists and it likely shouldn't be. Nonetheless, we are starting to get some encouraging news about Joe Biden's approach to tackling climate change issues.  Most importantly, rather ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Walmart, McDonald’s, Amazon, Dollar Tree, FedEx, rely on having workers on SNAP and Medicaid
    Government assistance is something that millions of Americans rely on. This is not simply an issue of people who have gainful employment versus those who do not. This is an issue of income inequality, stagnating wages, and employers who rely on welfare to heighten their profit margins. Tens of ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Beyond the big box: Feel-better alternatives for creative holiday gift shopping
    This Black Friday will probably be a little different—I hope?—from the usual stampede of whipped up consumerism, but it will still kick off the official holiday shopping season. Let’s say you want to opt part of the way out of hypercommercialized Christmas but still want to give some gifts, and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Meet the woman behind North Carolina’s immigrant-owned mask-sewing business
    For almost two decades, Leticia Mercado has been a textile worker, zooming along on a sewing machine, her hands a blur. In fact, when she spoke to Prism over Zoom on Tuesday, she was sitting at a sewing station in her garage, which has been converted into a workspace. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Young voters, particularly young voters of color, helped push Biden-Harris to victory
    Youth voters aged 18-29 participated in the 2020 election in far greater numbers than in 2016, according to a new turnout analysis released by the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). A majority of young people, somewhere between 52-55%, turned out to vote earlier this ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • ‘Sense of relief for a moment’: DACA recipients react to Trump’s defeat and the work still ahead
    Claudio Quinonez, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient and organizer with immigrant youth-led group United We Dream, said it’s a world of difference between how he felt the day after the 2016 election and the day after the 2020 election.  In 2016, “I felt alone,” he told Rolling Stone. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • This holiday season, consider giving the gift of cash
    Whether you explicitly partake in the winter holiday season or not, it’s likely you participate in some kind of gift exchange. With the novel coronavirus pandemic continuing to roar across the nation, this holiday season may look different for many of us. Instead of flying to meet up with ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Giving Thanks The Turkeys Are Leaving
    Vimeo Video It seems like a good time to pause, reflect and . . . thank God the idiots are leaving. (Fingers crossed.) With the transition now officially kicked off by Trump cultist Emily Murphy of the previously invisible General Services Administration, we may finally ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: When the conspiracy comes home to roost
    Politico: Trump’s conspiracies have MAGA world talking Georgia boycott It's hard to tell if the online chatter reflects wider voter sentiment, but some Republicans have expressed concern. The swelling anger is not just emanating from everyday QAnon believers in the MAGAverse. It’s also coming from prominent lawyers working ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-27
  • Listen: A remarkably soothing hourlong underwater symphony of humpback whales singing
    Four years ago this month, a trio of humpback whales—two adults and a juvenile, sex unknown—decided to spend several hours hanging out along the western side of Washington State’s San Juan Island and vocalizing. No one could see them because it was late at night and moonless. But underneath the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-11-26
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  • Iran’s top nuclear scientist killed
    Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in broad daylight while traveling near Tehran. Iran's outraged foreign minister tweeted the attack was "an act of state terror" and said there were "serious indications" of Israeli involvement. Imtiaz Tyab reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-27
  • South Korean lawmaker says Kim Jong Un ordered new executions
    South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered at least two people executed, a lawmaker said. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-27
  • How U.S. troops are spending Thanksgiving in Syria
    U.S. troops faced off against Syrians in a friendly Thanksgiving soccer match to mark the holiday. Holly Williams reports from Syria. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • U.S. border agents apprehend 1,000 migrant children in 5 days
    The Trump administration is warning of being on the "cusp of a major influx" of unauthorized migration of children to the U.S. southern border. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-26
  • Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60
    Soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, Argentina's presidential office announced Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Meghan Markle reveals she suffered a miscarriage in July
    Britain's Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage while pregnant with her second child in July. Elizabeth Palmer reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Meghan Markle opens up about “unbearable grief” after miscarriage
    "Despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning," Markle wrote in a New York Times op-ed. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Meghan Markle gives deeply intimate account of her miscarriage in hope of helping others
    In a deeply personal op-ed in the New York Times, Meghan Markle reveals the personal grief she and Prince Harry suffered after a miscarriage. Elizabeth Palmer reports on how the Duchess of Sussex hopes by speaking out it will be easier for other women following the trauma “experienced by many ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Meghan Markle opens up about “unbearable grief” after miscarriage
    "Despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning," Markle wrote in a New York Times op-ed. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-25
  • Parents of U.K. teen killed by American driver lose High Court case
    Harry Dunn's parents say they are hopeful President-elect Biden will look at the case "from a humane angle." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-24
  • New rule to require certain travelers to pay bonds to enter U.S.
    The State Department said the rules are designed to send "a message" to certain countries whose citizens have high rates of remaining in the U.S. after their visas have expired. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-24
  • Paris police accused of “shocking” tactics in clearing migrant camp
    Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has promised an investigation as officers stand accused of hitting protesters and journalists with truncheons, and he wants it done in 48 hours. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-24
  • Russia arrests more Jehovah’s Witnesses on charges of “extremism”
    The Christian denomination was banned in Russia in 2017 as an "extremist group," using broadly defined laws that many see as a tool of political oppression. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-24
  • New report details Trump effort to seize private land for border wall
    The Justice Department has filed more than 100 lawsuits against landowners to seize their property along the U.S.-Mexico border. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-24
  • Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial shows up to 90% effectiveness
    The coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford is up to 90% effective in preventing the disease, with clinical trials also showing that it may stop transmission among people. Charlie D'Agata continues our series "Racing to a Cure." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-11-23
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