Posts Tagged ‘backs’

‘They should be applauded’: Bernie Sanders backs union’s appeal of Amazon vote

Bernie Sanders, among several lawmakers who visited union organisers and Amazon workers in Alabama during a closely watched union vote, said he supports efforts to challenge the results after a majority of ballots opposed organising the warehouse in Bessemer. “It takes an enormous amount of courage to stand up and fight back, and they should […]

US announces $235mn aid package for Palestinians, backs 2-state solution to conflict with Israel

The US backs a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict and will restore some $235 million in aid to the Palestinians which was cut by former President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced. In a statement on Wednesday, Blinken said that the US’ economic, development, and humanitarian assistance to Palestine provides “critical […]

‘Safe & effective’: EU drugs regulator backs AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab, though ‘can’t definitively rule out’ blood clot link

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is continuing to study reports of rare blood clot events potentially linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine, but said on Thursday that the jab “is safe and effective in preventing Covid-19”. Following a review of the vaccine and reported rare incidents of blood clots among recipients, the EMA did not find a […]

Tom Cotton: Attorney General Merrick Garland Backs Biden’s ‘Extreme Open Borders Amnesty Agenda’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) says newly-confirmed Attorney General Merrick Garland will support President Joe Biden’s “extreme open borders amnesty agenda” as the head of the Department of Justice (DOJ). In a speech on the Senate floor, before the 70-30 vote, Cotton blasted Garland for refusing to answer questions in written statements regarding his position on […]

Egypt backs call to internationalize arbitration in Ethiopia dam dispute

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Blinken supports Israel holding Golan, but backs off recognizing sovereignty

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that under current conditions he supports Israel controlling the Golan Heights, but cast doubt on the legality of the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the strategic plateau. During an interview with CNN, Blinken was asked if the Biden administration would continue to “see […]

Otzma Yehudit head says Kahane was ‘holy’; backs expulsion of ‘disloyal’ Arabs

Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the far-right Otzma Yehudit party, said Thursday that the party’s late spiritual mentor, the extremist rabbi Meir Kahane, was “a holy man” and a “hero.” He clarified though in an interview with Channel 13 News that he does not agree with all the rabbi’s teachings. For instance, he does not […]

US Backs Al-Qaeda In Yemen

Above photo: Militants from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which has been supported by the US and Saudi Arabia in Yemen. While dubbing its Houthi enemies ‘terrorists’. The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile Washington and Saudi Arabia have […]

National Guard Turn Their Backs on Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day Motorcade | Biden Clearly Not In Real Oval Office + Trump walks by in window behind him |

The White House had to scrub this video from their YouTube Channel pretty quickly when it had hundreds of dislikes in only minutes of it’s posting. You are not going to see this video on CNN or CNBC or FOXNews, but during the motorcade portion of the Inauguration the Military Troops from the civilian branch […]

Biden’s State pick backs two-state solution, says US embassy stays in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON — US President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump’s landmark recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but will seek a state for the Palestinians, Tony Blinken, his nominee for secretary of state, said Tuesday. Asked at his confirmation hearing by Senator Ted Cruz if the United States will continue its stance on Jerusalem […]

Macaulay Culkin Backs Petition to Drop Donald Trump from ‘Home Alone 2’

Macaulay Culkin publicly backed a petition Wednesday to have U.S. President Donald Trump excised from Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. “Excuse me, where’s the lobby?” asks the young actor Culkin in the movie as he enters the historic Plaza Hotel, gazing at the chandelier and the Christmas decorations. “Down the hall and to […]

EU backs away from Venezuela’s Guaido, joining US president-elect to suggest opposition leader is done

The EU has made a point of not calling former Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by his adopted title, fueling speculation that the US might relax sanctions without requiring President Nicolas Maduro’s exit. Europe will continue its “engagement” with all Venezuelan “political and social actors,” High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security […]

Senate backs NDAA defense bill, defying Trump veto threat

The US Senate on Friday threw its weight behind the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a $740 billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense, passing the bill with a margin large enough to overcome President Donald Trump’s promised veto.The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate was 84 to 13, more than the two-thirds […]

Israel backs off of canceling aid program for elderly, and now even plans to expand it

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RSS affiliate backs protesting farmers, says new Acts only favour companies

In fact “these people ( the bureaucrats ) have even made the Prime Minister give wrong statements about the Acts,” says leader of  BKS.  It shows how the State functions and ruling politicians have to toe the line and sell it to the public. It bulldozes any dissent, even if it is from its own […]

J Street backs bipartisan Senate effort to block Trump’s massive UAE arms sale

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Democrat Rep Tulsi Gabbard Backs Trump’s Call To Rip Up Big Tech-Shielding Section 230

Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has prompted speculation that her party will disown her again after she endorsed President Trump’s demand to repeal an old rule shielding tech giants from liability for things users publish. Gabbard voiced her support for President Trump on Twitter. “Please don’t back down. The freedom and future of our country is […]

Biden backs up Tanden as Republicans attack her tweets

Reports emerged over the weekend that Biden planned to nominate Tanden, a former senior policy adviser to both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns, as director of the Office of Management and Budget. The president-elect introduced Tanden as his OMB director-designate at an event on Tuesday in Delaware. Since her initial announcement, Senate Republicans […]

Pennsylvania Judge Backs Trump Claims Over Mail-In Ballots, Says ‘Unlikely Constitutional’

ZeroHedge.com After a Pennsylvania Judge blocked the state from ‘taking any further steps’ to complete the certification of the presidential race on Wednesday – she dropped a detailed opinion on Friday justifying her decision, which concludes that the state’s changes to mail-in balloting procedures were likely illegal. The order is currently delayed while the state Supreme Court considers […]

US Supreme Court backs religious groups over New York coronavirus curbs

The US Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. The court on a 5-4 vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and two Orthodox Jewish congregations. The order marked one of the first consequential actions […]

Michigan County Commission Backs Gretchen Whitmer Impeachment Effort

A northern Michigan county commission has thrown its support behind an effort to impeach Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D). Kalkaska County commissioners voted 4-2 on Friday to back a push by several Republican legislators to launch an investigation of Whitmer’s conduct during the coronavirus pandemic. “Unconstitutional executive orders, let me make that very clear, the executive […]

Duma backs bill protecting Putin from prosecution when he leaves office

Russian deputies on Tuesday backed a draft law guaranteeing former presidents immunity from criminal prosecution, a moved that is widely believed will benefit Vladimir Putin. The bill would mean presidents who were no longer in office and members of their family “cannot be brought to criminal or administrative responsibility, as well as detained, arrested, subjected […]

Ryan backs Trump big time. But is it to late?

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UK Court backs housing charity’s ‘Jewish only’ rule, aren’t all equal in Britain?

Home » Europe, Injustice, Social » UK Court backs housing charity’s ‘Jewish only’ rule, aren’t all equal in Britain?     A small legal challenge has turned into a precedent-setting case about whether someone in today’s Britain can be prioritised or denied housing on the basis of their religion. The law isn’t always right and […]

In UN debut, Saudi king calls to disarm Hezbollah, backs U.S. Mideast peace efforts

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Bipartisan House bill backs Israel’s deals with UAE, Bahrain, calls on other states to join

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‘It’s a knife in our backs’: Confusion and anger in Poland over law on religious slaughter

When Ali Ditta first moved to Poland in 2005, there wasn’t a halal meat industry Ditta, a Londoner who had been living in Belgium, had a hard time persuading Polish farmers that halal was a good business prospect. But he gradually recruited a few Muslim employees and placed them in slaughterhouses to meat compliant with […]

Former Democrat Backs Trump: POTUS Made Me Feel More Welcome Than Pelosi Ever Did

Former Democrat Congressman Rep. Jeff Van Drew has slammed the Democratic party, saying President Trump made him feel more welcome than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ever did. Speaking on the final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention on Thursday, Rep. Drew admitted that Democrats had become too “radical” in recent years. President Trump, however, […]

Former Democrat Backs Trump: POTUS Made Me Feel More Welcome Than Pelosi Ever Did

Former Democrat Congressman Rep. Jeff Van Drew has slammed the Democratic party, saying President Trump made him feel more welcome than House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ever did. Speaking on the final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention on Thursday, Rep. Drew admitted that Democrats had become too “radical” in recent years. President Trump, however, […]

How They Do It–After issuing video, Sanders won’t say if he backs Palestinian ‘right of return’

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