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Dems threaten subpoenas as DeJoy pushes back against attacks Democrats accused Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Monday of downplaying disruptions to mail delivery that began when he assumed his position in June, threatening to subpoena him for what they say is deliberate withholding of internal decision-making documents. “How can one person screw this up inContinue reading “Daily News”

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Australia’s COVID-safe states urged to open domestic borders The premier of South Australia (SA) has urged the nation’s COVID-safe states to open their borders and reunite families. Premier of SA Steven Marshall said it was wrong that states with no community transmission of COVID-19 such as Western Australia (WA) and Tasmania were keeping their bordersContinue reading “Daily News”

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As Courts Restore Operations, COVID-19 Creates a New Normal For more than 230 years, the federal Judiciary has spanned the horseback era to the internet age, but in one key respect it has never changed. Just as in the nation’s earliest years, the Constitution still requires federal courts to conduct many critical legal proceedings inContinue reading “Daily News”

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Disproportionately hit by COVID-19, Native families unenroll from RCAS to homeschool or learn in other districts As more than 650 parents in the district responded to a survey that they don’t want their kids in school buildings this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, many Native American families in the Rapid City Area Schools system areContinue reading “News”

News, August 13th

China launches ‘Clean Your Plate Campaign’ China has officially launched a new version of “Clean Your Plate Campaign” flagged by Chinese President Xi Jinping, sparking speculation that the world’s most populous country faces food crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic. Xi earlier said that food wastage was shocking and distressing, and that it is necessary toContinue reading “News, August 13th”

News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”

News, August 11th

Belarus opposition rejects election results amid calls for more protests – Belarus’ main opposition candidate has rejected the official result of the presidential election that handed a landslide victory to the country’s authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday, hours after security forces violently crackdown on protests who had challenge the result. There were chaotic scenesContinue reading “News, August 11th”

News, August 10th

‘Hell’s kitchen’ in West Asia – IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey, when they found themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger. They scrambledContinue reading “News, August 10th”

News, August 9th

From Dragon to the land of ‘Ascending Dragon’ – Since the face-off between India and China in Ladakh, there has been strident cries for boycotting Chinese products. The government has already put some barriers on economic engagement with China. It has restricted Chinese FDI approvals and blocked 59 Chinese Apps, imposed stricter regulations for GovernmentContinue reading “News, August 9th”

News, August 8th

Building a green economy, brick by brick – In Uruguay, thousands of families earn a precarious livelihood making bricks, using traditional methods that are often inefficient and harmful to the environment. A UN project, in collaboration with the Uruguayan government, aims to make the industry less polluting, whilst preserving jobs for the many artisans whoContinue reading “News, August 8th”