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House GOP’s impeachment backers vow to stay in the midterm fight against Trump and his allies

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Dan Newhouse of Washington state said “yes” he’s definitely running again. “There may be one vote that people disagree with, but I think I can hold my head high,” he said. Only veteran Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan......

Dems vow to go the distance as September problems pile up

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The House and Senate return to Washington together this week with Democrats facing four tasks that would be challenging on their own — but, taken together, are the legislative equivalent of Hercules’ labors. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) summed up the......

Mbappe to Madrid? PSG vow to keep star

ESPN
4:58 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has said he expects Kylian Mbappe to stay beyond this season and denied that the club received a final deadline-day offer worth €200 million from Real Madrid for the forward. PSG begin their Champions League campaign on Wednesday......

Hochul, de Blasio vow to bolster infrastructure after Ida’s remnants slam New York City, killing nine

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square New York Gov. Kathy Hochul spent Thursday in the New York City area to get a firsthand account of the devastation caused by Wednesday night’s historic storm that reportedly killed at least nine people......

House Republicans vow to probe Biden’s Afghanistan exit if they win in 2022

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Amid scenes of a chaotic and rushed evacuation from Afghanistan, multiple House Republicans are vowing to launch congressional investigations into the Biden administration’s botched withdrawal if they win back the chamber next year, with some specifically calling for an......

Biden’s vow to airlift Afghan allies meets ticking clock, risky rescue

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s pledge to evacuate thousands more at-risk Afghans who worked for the U.S. government will run into the cold reality of a fast-closing window of time, insecurity all over Afghanistan and major logistical hurdles. As one U.S. official told Reuters “too many things......

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Rebels vow to fight on until blockade ends

BBC
Despite the government announcing a unilateral ceasefire in June after the rebels made significant gains, including the recapture of the region’s capital, Mekelle, it has continued to mobilise militia from other parts of the country to help stall the rebels’ advance in neighbouring Afar and Amhara regions. BBC – For......

Sherman ‘Remorseful’ After Recent Arrest: ‘I Vow to Get the Help I Need’

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwNTAwNzY1ODgwNjI0NjAx/richard-sherman-49ers.jpg Ben Pickman Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman released a statement Friday saying he was “deeply remorseful” for the actions which led to his arrest earlier this week. Sherman was booked early Wednesday morning for burglary domestic violence and was also being investigated after police said he crashed his car in a construction......

Leaders of N.Korea, China vow greater cooperation in face of foreign hostility -KCNA

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with China’s President Xi Jinping during Xi’s visit in Pyongyang, North Korea in this undated photo released on June 21, 2019 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS SEOUL, July 11 (Reuters) – The leaders of North Korea......

U.S. civil rights leaders vow to keep fighting for voting rights

Reuters
WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – U.S. civil rights leaders emerged from a White House meeting with President Joe Biden on Thursday vowing a “summer of activism” to battle new voting restrictions enacted in Republican-led states in recent months. Vice President Kamala Harris said the Democratic Party would invest $25 million......

U.S. Democrats vow ‘long march’ toward voting rights reforms

Reuters
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress suffered a bruising defeat in their drive to pass a major election reform bill but said there are more tools at their disposal to overcome Republican efforts in several states to roll back expanded voting procedures. “It will be a......

Democrats Vow to Redouble Voting Push: ‘Today Is the Starter Pistol’

New York Times
For many Democrats and voting rights groups, the failure to advance the party’s major elections bill on Tuesday felt like the arrival of the inevitable, the final thud of a tree crashing in the woods after wavering for months. And everyone heard it. Unable to halt the relentless push by......

China, Japan, S.Korea vow to provide ‘targeted’ support for recovery from pandemic

Reuters
Finance ministers and central bank governors from China, Japan and South Korea vowed on Monday to provide necessary support by providing “targeted” measures for those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They pledged to “achieve inclusive recovery, preserve long-term fiscal sustainability and maintain financial stability” in a joint statement issued......

Chadian rebels vow to resume advance after Deby’s funeral

Reuters
People attend the state funeral of late Chadian President Idriss Deby in N’Djamena, Chad, April 23, 2021. Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool via REUTERS Rebels in northern Chad were preparing to advance on the capital N’Djamena, a spokesman said on Saturday, following the funeral of President Idriss Deby who died on the......

15 Republican senators vow to oppose earmarks amid intraparty squabble

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The anti-earmark letter includes a diverse mix of lawmakers, illustrating that the opposition to so-called congressionally directed spending spans the ideological spectrum in the GOP. Among the signatories: Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, an ally of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell;......

Myanmar activists vow week of protests during new year holidays

Reuters
(Reuters) – Myanmar pro-democracy activists pledged on Tuesday to hold a series of protests this week to maintain pressure on military rulers during the country’s most important holiday of the year. The five-day New Year holidays, known as Thingyan, are usually celebrated with prayers, ritual cleaning of Buddha images in......

Thai police vow more protest arrests after nearly 100 detained

Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police on Monday vowed to arrest more people participating in anti-government protests after detaining nearly 100 at a demonstration a day earlier, citing a law restricting gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: A pro-democracy protester flashes the three-finger salute while she is detained......

Two killed in protests in Myanmar as U.S. and allies vow to restore democracy

Reuters
(Reuters) – At least two people were killed in police firing in Myanmar overnight, domestic media reported, as activists called for more anti-coup protests on the death anniversary of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the government. People hold candles during a nationwide night protest against......

Democrats vow to penalize big corporations that don’t pay $15 minimum wage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Bernie Sanders (I-V.T.), Chairman of the Budget Committee, speaks during a U.S. Senate Budget Committee hearing regarding wages at large corporations on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 25, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Reuters Top Democrats are drafting new plans......

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