Posts Tagged ‘effort’

Nevada to Disburse $5 Million in Vaccine Effort

Heidi Parker, executive director of Immunize Nevada, helps to announce a COVID-19 vaccine incentive program, “Vax Nevada Days,” in the Twitch Lounge at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on June 17, 2021. (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) LAS VEGAS—Nevada is distributing $5 million in cash prizes to residents who have been vaccinated as part […]

France Praises YouTubers For Resisting Effort To Smear The Pfizer Vaccine

LE PECQ, France (AP) — France’s government offered strong praise Wednesday to YouTubers and other social media influencers who resisted a mysterious effort to recruit them for a smear campaign to spread disinformation to their millions of young followers about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Multiple France-based influencers with sizable audiences on Twitter, Instagram and other platforms said […]

Facebook Whistleblowers Leak Documents Detailing Effort to Secretly Censor Vaccine Concerns on Global Scale

O’Keefe strikes again! Project Veritas on Monday released video of two Facebook insiders blowing the whistle on the social media giant’s effort to secretly censor Covid vaccine concerns on a global scale. The documents obtained by Project Veritas show Facebook’s efforts to curb “vaccine hesitancy” or “VH” in comments. One whistleblower told James O’Keefe that Facebook […]

Tlaib, AOC, Pocan lead effort to block arms sale to Israel

A group of progressive House Democrats have introduced a resolution aimed at stopping a $735 million weapons sale to Israel that the Biden administration approved two weeks ago. “For decades, the U.S. has sold billions of dollars in weaponry to Israel without ever requiring them to respect basic Palestinian rights. In so doing, we have […]

AOC leads group of Democrats in likely futile effort to block sale of bombs to Israel over Gaza conflict

A group of House Democrats led by New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has proposed a resolution blocking the $735-million sale of bombs to Israel, citing its current bombing of Gaza. It is unlikely to actually succeed, however. The two-page joint resolution of disapproval seeks to cancel the sale of Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and Small […]

Jeb Bush Opposes Ron DeSantis’s Effort to Expand Gambling Landscape in Florida While Legislature Considers Measure

According to the outlet, “Bush’s opposition isn’t a surprise. During his gubernatorial tenure, Bush also resisted calls to expand gambling in Florida. Donald Trump was a large figure behind that push in the late 90s. The two even tussled over the issue during the 2016 presidential election.” The Florida legislature is currently considering the agreement DeSantis signed in April with the Seminole Tribe of […]

Netanyahu to Biden: Israel Makes Every Effort to Avoid Hurting Innocents in Gaza

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu give joint statements to press in the prime minister’s office in Jerusalem on March 9, 2016. Photo: DEBBIE HILL / AFP / POOL i24 News – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Joe Biden on Saturday that the Jewish state was […]

Biden reverses last-minute Trump effort to loosen Arctic drilling restrictions

Joe Biden’s administration has reversed a last-minute push by Donald Trump to overturn drilling restrictions for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean. The Trump administration attempted to change regulations put in place during the Obama era in December 2020, which assure safety while drilling in the area of the ocean, which sits off of […]

India Launches Huge COVID-19 Inoculation Effort Amid Virus Surge

NEW DELHI (AP) — In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country’s vaccine factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker of vaccines […]

Amazon: GA Voter Law Is Effort to ‘Disenfranchise Black People’

Amazon has launched an unprecedented attack against the state of Georgia by declaring that the new election integrity law is designed to “disenfranchise black people.” “It has been fifty-six years since the Voting Rights Act became law, yet efforts to disenfranchise black people and other minorities continue to this day,” said Amazon spokesperson and former Obama […]

Poll: California Is Split on Gov. Gavin Newsom Recall Effort

California residents are split on seeing Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) recalled, according to a poll released by Nexstar Media Group and Emerson College polling. Californians were asked a series of questions on Newson’s performance and about the recall effort looming closer as more signatures are gathered. Between March 12-14, 2021, more than 1,000 registered voters were surveyed, […]

The U.S. billionaires secretly funding the right-wing effort to reshape Israel

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Parler sues Amazon again, alleging effort to ‘destroy’ app

Parler, a social media app popular among right-wing groups, filed a new lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc of trying to destroy its business following the January 6 storming of the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.The lawsuit seeking a variety of damages, including triple damages for anticompetitive conduct, was filed in Washington state […]

Joe Biden travels to Texas amid recovery effort from deadly winter storm

President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans impacted by this month’s extreme winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first trip to a major disaster area since he took office. Biden was briefed by emergency officials and thanked workers for doing “God’s work”. He […]

Fauci to ToI: Israeli vaccine effort ‘a model for rest of the world’

The US government’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday characterized the Israeli vaccine distribution effort as a “model for the rest of the world.” “I use Israel as an example of what can happen when you effectively vaccinate a substantial proportion of the people,” said the director of the National Institute of […]

More Than 15 Million Have Had Covid Vaccine In ‘Extraordinary’ Effort By NHS

More than 15 million people in the UK have now had a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, the government has confirmed.  The number is the equivalent of everyone in the government’s top four priority groups, which is the over-70s, NHS and social care staff and the clinically extremely vulnerable.  Prime minister Boris Johnson said […]

Gantz gets Netanyahu to delay effort to legalize six West Bank communities

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Michigan Restaurant Owner Faces $30,000 in Fines, Legal Fees in Effort to Stay Afloat During Whitmer Lockdown

A Michigan restaurant owner defying shutdown orders from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) administration told The Kyle Olson Show this week that she is facing $30,000 in fines and legal fees as a result. Amy Heikkinen, owner of Cafe Rosetta in Calumet, was recently taken to court by the state after she kept open her business. […]

Republican Would Consider Democratic Effort to Impeach Trump After Capitol Assault

FILE PHOTO: US Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) speaks during the third day of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, October 14, 2020. Photo: Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS At least one Senate Republican would consider supporting a possible effort by congressional Democrats to […]

Democrats Aim to Suppress Trump Voters as Last-Ditch Effort in Georgia as Biden Braces for Losses

An ad released in the final hours of the campaign on Monday squarely focused on trying to split Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) from President Donald Trump. “Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, squaring off with President Trump,” a narrator says at the opening of the ad. “Expected to appoint Kelly Loeffler to the open U.S. Senate seat.” […]

Republicans enlist in Trump’s effort to undo Biden win in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republican lawmakers are joining US President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the election, pledging to reject the results when Congress meets next week to count the Electoral College votes and certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Saturday announced a coalition of 11 […]

Issa: If Newsom Doesn’t Take Recall Effort ‘Seriously, a Recall Is Inevitable’

On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep.-Elect Darrell Issa (R-CA) stated that California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) “has to have a wake-up call” or he will end up like former Gov. Gray Davis, and that if Newsom “doesn’t take this very, very seriously, a recall is inevitable.” Issa said, “There’s […]

Effort to Recall Gavin Newsom Halfway to Signature Goal

An effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has reportedly reached the halfway mark, as organizers claim they have collected half of the 1.5 million signatures needed by mid-March to put the issue to voters statewide. The Associated Press reported Tuesday: It’s not uncommon in California for residents to seek recalls but they rarely […]

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

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Trump appeals as judge rejects effort to block Pennsylvania vote certification

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania  — US President Donald Trump is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his campaign’s effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. The president and other plaintiffs filed notice of appeal to the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals on Sunday, a day after the judge issued a scathing order shooting down […]

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 […]

US Supreme Court Declines South Carolina’s Appeal Effort to Stop State Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood

Photo Credit: All Nite Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal filed by attorneys for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which sought for the court to overturn an injunction against Gov. Henry McMaster’s order stripping abortion giant Planned Parenthood of state Medicaid funding. “Petition […]

New Effort To Give People More Control Over Online Privacy

Above photo: From CNN. DuckDuckGo Founding Member in Global Privacy Control (GPC) Standards Effort. We believe online privacy should be simple and accessible to everyone, period. With the introduction of privacy regulations worldwide, consumers are gaining more rights to limit the sale and sharing of their personal data. While this is a great idea in […]

Federal judge blocks Trump’s effort to ban TikTok from US app stores

    A US District judge has made an 11th hour intervention to block a federal government order prohibiting downloads of TikTok from app stores by American users. US District Judge Carl Nichols issued a preliminary injunction, which would allow the popular app to still be on offer in Apple and Google stores, shortly before […]

Denouncing ‘intentional effort’ to sabotage election, judge orders nationwide reversal of DeJoy mail changes

A federal judge late Thursday issued a nationwide injunction temporarily blocking and reversing dramatic changes to mail operations imposed in recent months by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, slamming the policies as a “politically motivated attack” on the U.S. Postal Service that—if allowed to stand—would disenfranchise voters in November. “Although not necessarily apparent on the surface, […]

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