Posts Tagged ‘block’

U.S. judge refuses to block ‘No Boycott of Israel’ measure

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Democrats Fail To Block Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination As Effort To Shut Down Senate Blocked

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer failed on Monday to adjourn the Senate until after the election in an effort to stop the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court. Republicans blasted the move pointing out that this would also sink any effort to pass a coronavirus stimulus relief package. Schumer moved […]

AMA Joins Planned Parenthood to Ask Supreme Court to Block Trump Rule Keeping Abortion Separate from Family Planning

The American Medical Association (AMA) has joined with Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Trump administration rule that marks a clear boundary between abortion and family planning. The groups filed the petition Thursday following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and before […]

Kahol Lavan: ‘We’ll break coalition agreement and block advisory panel on senior appointments’

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AOC: Impeachment of AG Barr, Trump on the Table to Block SCOTUS Pick

Radical Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has declared that impeachment proceedings against President Trump and AG William Barr could be impliemented to block a new SCOTUS pick. During a Sunday night press conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, AOC said: “We must also commit to using every procedural tool available to us to ensure that […]

Nasty Nancy Doesn’t Rule Out Impeachment to Block SCOTUS Nominee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hinted that impeachment might be on the cards to stop President Trump selecting a Supreme Court nominee before this November’s election. During an appearance on Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week,” Pelosi was asked by anchor George Stephanopoulos whether impeachment was on the table. “Let me press you though on what […]

Report: President Trump to Block U.S. Downloads of TikTok by Sunday

A recent report by Reuters claims that the U.S. Commerce Department plans to block downloads of the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in the United States by Sunday, September 20. This claim, made by three sources, could indicate the Trump White House is not satisfied by the Oracle deal to be a “trusted” partner for […]

Hasidic Jewish pilgrims block Ukraine border when barred entry over coronavirus fears

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Trump asks Supreme Court to let him block Twitter critics | #TheCube

The White House is petitioning the Supreme Court to allow U.S. President Donald Trump to block critics on Twitter. A petition was filed by President Trump and the White House Director of Social Media, Dan Scavino, calling for a reversal of a 2019 court decision. In 2017, President Trump had blocked a number of accounts […]

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads

Bolivians Continue To Block Hundreds Of Roads Over 140 major highways and roads have been blocked by protesters across Bolivia to demand that the general elections be held on September 6 and for the de facto president, Jeanine Áñez, to resign immediately.  The national strike and nationwide road blockades, called for by the Bolivian […]

Censorship: Dictator Erdogan Continues to Block Syria News in Turkey

August 7, 2020 Arabi Souri The Turkish madman and Sultan wannabe Recep Tayyeb Erdogan continues to block our site Syria News in Turkey, or better call it Erdoganstan, the site has been blocked since 2013. A thread on Reddit reminded me of the blocking in Turkey, it’s been a while I didn’t check with our visitors from Turkey whether they can […]

Occupy The Block For The Neville Family On Third Week

Above photo: From the Triad City Beat. Triad Abolition Project regarding Rally of Support for the Neville Family, and Civil Disobedience Arrests. Triad Abolition Project and Occupy WSNC are on day 23 of our occupation at Bailey Park. While none of our demands have been met, Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough and Chief Catrina Thompson have separately […]

Netanyahu used ‘leadership of American Jewish community’ to block Obama policy — Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes’s book about being President Obama’s trusted aide is out: “The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House.” And it’s got some juice on Israel and the lobby. Yesterday on Fresh Air Rhodes said that “certain advisers” made Obama water down “A New Beginning,” his famous speech to the Muslim […]

SF Protesters Say No To “Techsploitation,” Block Buses With Scooters

SF Protesters Say No To “Techsploitation,” Block Buses With Scooters Above Photo: By Abraham Rodriguez Protesting what they called the “techsploitation” of the city’s public space, about 50 protesters descended on a eight large white commuter buses Thursday morning, blocking their departure to Mountain View. Scooters block tech buses on 24th and Valencia from Mission Local on Vimeo. The […]

Send us your naked photos to help block revenge porn, Facebook invites users

Facebook wants its users to send them their naked photos. The social network is rolling out the measure to crack down on revenge porn, the non-consensual sharing of explicit images. The catch is you need to share those photos with the company first. Praised by some as a long overdue step to protect […]

Donald Trump Can’t Block Twitter Users, Federal Judge Rules

In a decision free speech advocates celebrated as a “historic moment for the First Amendment” and online freedom of expression, a federal judge ruled (pdf) on Wednesday that President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for their political views or criticism of his policies. “We’re pleased with the court’s decision, which reflects a careful application of core First […]

israel, US Try to Block International Force for Gaza Strip

Israel, US Try to Block International Force for Gaza Strip US intends to veto measure at UN Security Council A draft resolution backed by Kuwait and by the Palestinian Authority is headed to the UN Security Council this week, seeking the creation of an international force in the Gaza Strip to prevent further Israeli attacks […]

EU Unveils Plans To Block Donald Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran

EU Unveils Plans To Block Donald Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Above Photo: Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Iran nuclear deal and unveiled new sanctions Evan Vucci/AP NOTE: CNBC reports: “The European Commission is proposing that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran’s central bank to avoid U.S. penalties, an EU official […]

Attorney: Deep State has weaponized security clearances to block Trump appointees

     Entrenched bureaucrats are using the vetting process for security clearances as a “weapon” in order to block President Trump’s appointees, according to a new Wall Street Journal piece. In the op-ed, security clearance defense attorney Sean M. Bigley writes about representing a senior Defense Department official who called out “cronyism” at a Pentagon office […]

Judiciary not allowed to block Telegram without Security Council’s approval: Gov’t

“Enjoying easy, cheap and safe access to information and communications equipment is the prime example of civil rights of Iranian citizens,” said the Persian-language statement released by the Secretariat of Information Council. It also said that the government feels duty-bound to protect the Iranian citizens’ rights and stand against any illegitimate restrictions on social media. […]

Video: IDF Soldiers Block Road, Shoot Unarmed Protesters, Celebrate on Camera

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Israeli human rights group B’Tselem released a video on Tuesday that shows an Israeli soldier celebrating and shouting “that son of a bitch” after shooting an unarmed Palestinian protester with a rubber-coated metal bullet in the town of Madama in Palestine’s West Bank. The video, taken on April 13, also shows […]

EXCLUSIVE: Israel Continues to Block and Sabotage Peaceful settlement in Syria

  It is well known that Israel has been supporting the so-called opposition operating in Syria in order to overthrow the legitimate government of Bashar Assad since the very beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011. Another Tel Aviv’s goal here is to gain full control over the Golan Heights which Prime […]

US only Security Council member to block UN inquiry into Gaza violence

Chilling aerial footage shows ‘Great March of Return’ battleground at Israel-Gaza border (VIDEO) For the second week in a row, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council (UNSC) statement calling on Secretary General Antonio Guterres to launch an independent inquiry into the Gaza violence. Put forward by Kuwait, a non-permanent UNSC member, it also […]

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse To Block Doors Of Puget Sound Energy HQ In Bellevue

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse To Block Doors Of Puget Sound Energy HQ In Bellevue Above Photo: From Earthfirstjournal.org Water Protectors have constructed a Longhouse to block the doors of the Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue, WA. Permits were applied for but it was thought with the way PSE operate, they would understand if it was […]

Tony Blair Tells Tories To Block Brexit Or Face A Corbyn Government

Tony Blair has warned Tories that they should block Brexit if they want to avoid a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn. The former Labour prime minister is renowned for his constant, outspoken opposition to Brexit, but following his comments many are now questioning if he should retain his Labour Party membership He has repeated […]

How to See the Apps Tracking You on Facebook — and Block Them

You’ll probably be surprised at how many Facebook apps have permission from you to pull data out of your profile. Following a lengthy silence in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where it was revealed that a data firm was able to obtain personal information from over 50 million Facebook accounts, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]

Protesters Block Dominion Energy’s Tree-Felling Before Permits

Protesters Block Dominion Energy’s Tree-Felling Before Permits All photos by Anne Meador. Workers were temporarily blocked from entering the site of a proposed compressor station in Southern Maryland early on Thursday morning. Seven people and a baby pulled a wide streamer of blue fabric across the entrance to a Dominion-owned site, where tree-felling has begun […]

Facebook Block Palestinian Accounts At Request Of Israeli Government

Facebook have begun blocking Facebook accounts belonging to Palestinian journalists and citizens who openly criticize Israel on the platform.  Hundreds of journalists staged a protest outside the UN office in Gaza over Facebook’s cooperation with the Israeli regime in arbitrarily blocking Palestinian Facebook accounts. Aljazeera.com reports: Demonstrators held banners saying “Facebook is complicit in [Israel’s] […]

Major armed police operation in Brussels as officers ‘block gunmen in building’ (WATCH LIVE)

The incident is taking place near a primary school attended by approximately 350 pupils. The children have been taken inside the building as a safety precaution. A security perimeter has been established, with a witness telling RTL Info that police have ordered residents of the neighborhood to stay inside their homes. Witnesses told RTBF that […]

Nebraska Law Now Limits ALPR Data, Helps Block National License Plate Tracking Program

By Michael Maharrey Yesterday, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill into law that puts limitations on the storage and sharing of information collected by Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, and places significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the […]

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