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Biden vows to nominate Black woman to U.S. Supreme Court by end of February

Reuters
Biden vows “rigorous” search for Breyer’s successor President wants Senate to “move promptly” on nominee WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday said he plans by the end of February to nominate a Black woman to replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a historic first......

Schumer vows to vote on Biden Supreme Court pick with ‘all deliberate speed’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerVoting rights failed in the Senate — where do we go from here? Forced deadline spurs drastic tactic in Congress Democrats call on Biden administration to ease entry to US for at-risk......

Baseball Hall of Fame voting: Why Curt Schilling gets my vote

Sports Illustrated
Here are the names I checked on what is my 29th Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: V.J. Lovero/Sports Illustrated Jeff Kent He has the most home runs, most 100-RBI seasons and most games batting cleanup by any second baseman in history. He is the only middle infielder in the past......

Did Cassidy Deserve to Be Sent Home on The Bachelor? Vote Now! – E! Online

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Cassidy Timbrooks has been evicted from the Bachelor mansion. During the Jan. 24 episode of The Bachelor, leading man Clayton Echard confronted the 26-year-old executive assistant over… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Michigan school district makes masks mandatory after community vote

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Battle Creek — Masks are mandatory in a southwest Michigan school district after officials set the policy in an unusual way: They took a vote of the people. Parents, guardians and staff in the Pennfield district voted for masks starting Monday through......

What to know about 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame vote: Is Ortiz getting in? Will Bonds, Clemens fall short?

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The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers Association of America voting Tuesday, and it’s a winter tradition that has become as much fun as shoveling wet, heavy snow that sits atop a layer of super-slick ice. Hall of Fame debates are no longer just......

U.S. embassy calls for calm, dialogue after brawl in Honduras’ Congress

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TEGUCIGALPA, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The United States embassy in Honduras on Saturday called for calm and dialogue after lawmakers brawled in Congress a day earlier amid a dispute over who would head up the legislative body, just days before President-elect Xiomara Castro takes office. “Due to the events of......

Italy’s Berlusconi decides against running for president

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Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, reacts after casting his vote during Italian elections for mayors and councillors, in Milan, Italy, October 3, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi decided against running......

Philippines’ presidential hopefuls tout post-pandemic recovery plans

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MANILA, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Four of the Philippines’ presidential candidates on Saturday laid down plans to tackle the country’s biggest issues in an interview with the nation’s leading broadcaster, but notable was the absence of early frontrunner Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Marcos, a clear favourite for the May 9 presidential......

Black Mississippi senators walk out of chamber amid critical race theory vote

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Chloe Folmar Every Black Mississippi state senator  walked out of the state’s upper chamber Friday to protest a bill prohibiting the teaching of critical race theory (CRT), according to Mississippi Today. The bill, passed into law on Friday night, would ban......

French EU lawmaker Collard joins far-right presidential candidate Zemmour

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French far-right Rassemblement National (RN) political party and MEP Gilbert Collard delivers a speech during the Convention de la Droite meeting in Paris, France, September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) – European Parliament member Gilbert Collard said on......

U.S. charges Texas man for threatening Georgia election officials

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Charges mark first case brought by federal task force created to fight wave of intimidation against election workers Election threats task force was formed after Reuters reported deluge of death threats in Georgia and other battleground states Suspect’s targets included Georgia Gov. Kemp, Secretary of State Raffensperger – source WASHINGTON,......

U.S. panel probing Jan. 6 attack seeks interview with Ivanka Trump

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WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ panel investigating the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday requested an interview with former U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and White House aide Ivanka Trump. In a letter to Ivanka Trump, lawmakers said they were......

Georgia prosecutor requests special grand jury in Trump election probe

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Jan 20 (Reuters) – The prosecutor for Georgia’s biggest county on Thursday requested a special grand jury with subpoena power to aid her investigation into then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to influence the U.S. state’s 2020 election results. In a letter to Fulton County’s chief judge, first reported by the Atlanta......

Unilever investors call AGM vote to push for healthy food targets

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Unilever logo is displayed in this illustration taken on January 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Investor group says health ‘a crucial blind spot’ More governments taxing high sugar, calorie products Call for more data, targets to boost healthy food share LONDON, Jan......

‘This is an end’: Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s lithium project licences

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A sign adorns the building where mining company Rio Tinto has their office in Perth, Western Australia, November 19, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BELGRADE, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Serbia revoked Rio Tinto’s (RIO.L) lithium exploration licences on Thursday, bowing to protesters who......

UK government accused of ‘blackmail’ to keep scandal-plagued Johnson in power

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Senior lawmaker says lawmakers were targeted Johnson pledges to fight on Wakeford said he was threatened over a vote Not aware of any evidence, says Downing Street LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – A senior Conservative lawmaker accused the British government on Thursday of intimidating and attempting to “blackmail” those lawmakers......

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