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November 27, 2021


As Pandemic Evictions Rise, Spaniards Declare ‘War’ on Wall Street Landlords

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BARCELONA, Spain — Ana María Banegas lives on a sun-drenched street in central Barcelona, a short walk from where her children go to school. Outside, a doormat welcomes visitors: “Home Sweet Home.” But this is where the domestic......

Too early to declare failure on Afghanistan – army boss

Gen Sir Nick Carter has said it is “too early to say” whether the military’s involvement in Afghanistan was a failure. Speaking to Political Thinking with Nick Robinson, he said “It’s interesting to reflect on whether we fail to win battles – we certainly probably didn’t succeed in winning wars,......

U.S. to declare 23 species, including ivory-billed woodpecker, officially extinct

Sept 29 (Reuters) – The ivory-billed woodpecker, whose last confirmed sighting was nearly 80 years ago, is one of 23 federally protected species that would be officially declared extinct – the most ever at one time – under a U.S. government proposal announced on Wednesday. Although the woodpecker and some......

New York and New Jersey declare states of emergency as remnants of Hurricane Ida hit Northeast

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency early Thursday about an hour after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared one due to what he called “an historic weather event … with record breaking rain across......

New York, New Jersey declare emergencies, at least 9 reported dead in record rains

Sept 2 (Reuters) – The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency late on Wednesday as record-breaking rains from tropical storm Ida led to flooding and hazardous conditions on the roads, with media reporting at least nine deaths. “I am declaring a state of emergency......

Western state governors push Biden admin to declare federal drought disaster

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Derek Draplin, The Center Square Several Western state governors sent a letter on Sunday to President Joe Biden’s administration requesting he declare a federal drought disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) drought disaster declaration would shore up additional......

Taliban to declare Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Kabul, Afghanistan –  Afghanistan’s embattled president left the country Sunday, joining his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signaling the end of a 20-year Western experiment aimed at remaking Afghanistan. The Taliban entered......

Trump Pressed Justice Dept. to Declare Election Results Corrupt, Notes Show

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump pressed top Justice Department officials late last year to declare that the election was corrupt even though they had found no instances of widespread fraud, so that he and his allies in Congress could use the assertion to try to overturn the results, according......

Japan to declare COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo as it mulls Olympics without fans

Foreign spectators already excluded from delayed Games Organisers to meet Thursday or Friday to discuss spectators Virus restrictions, public sentiment to affect decision TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters) – Japan is set to declare a state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympics to try......

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