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Jayapal: Senate Dems Should Overrule Parliamentarian if Needed to Raise Minimum Wage

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) stated that if the Senate parliamentarian votes that a minimum wage increase cannot be passed via budget reconciliation, Senate Democrats should vote to overrule the parliamentarian. Host Rachel Maddow asked Jayapal if she thinks “Democrats in the Senate should use […]

Tel Aviv street art aims to raise awareness of ‘chained’ women

“Orly, 41, an agunah for 13 years.” “Rivka, 41, an agunah for 17.5 years.” The black posters with images of a woman’s chained hands and personal details of each agunah — a woman being denied a Jewish writ of divorce by her husband — were plastered around south Tel Aviv on Tuesday by a group […]

Iran’s Rulers Close Ranks, Raise Pressure on Biden to Lift Sanctions

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007. Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo. An Iranian state newspaper, taking aim at hardline lawmakers’ intervention in Tehran’s nuclear row with the West, warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions may lead to Iran‘s isolation after a new law ended snap inspections by UN […]

Yemen’s Houthis Raise Stakes in Marib ‘Blood Bath’, Sources Say

Honor guards carry coffins of Houthi fighters killed in recent fighting against government forces in Yemen’s oil-rich province of Marib, during a funeral procession in Sanaa, Yemen February 20, 2021. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo Hundreds of fighters have been killed in a weeks-long Houthi offensive on the Yemeni region of Marib, military sources and a local […]

New Variants Raise Worry About COVID-19 Virus Reinfections

Evidence is mounting that having COVID-19 may not protect against getting infected again with some of the new variants. People also can get second infections with earlier versions of the coronavirus if they mounted a weak defense the first time, new research suggests. How long immunity lasts from natural infection is one of the big […]

The Proud Boys are Using a Christian Crowdfunding Site to Raise Money for Legal Expenses

In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 insurrection—a day that saw a mob of Donald Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn his defeat in the 2020 presidential election—several members of the far-right, neo-fascist hate group known as The Proud Boys were arrested in connection to the Capitol breach. Faced with […]

Church Community Helps Pastor Raise $10,000 for Heart Transplant

In Georgia, a church community helped its pastor raise more than $10,000 for a heart transplant in a now-viral giving campaign. Pastor Tony Fraley has served in his ministry for more than 40 years and has served as pastor of Vaughn Chapel Baptist Church in Milledgeville, Georgia, for the past 13 years. He is now looking […]

Bernie Sanders’ mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

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It’s my birthday today, and I am happy to be able to raise a glass to Joe Biden

T his week marks two world-changing events happening the US: Joe Biden’s inauguration as 46th president of the United States, and my birthday. In both cases, people will gather at a social distance and toast the end of a terrible year. In Biden’s case, there might be a little more security. It’s strange having a […]

If you want the jab, raise your Hans: German vaccine officials left with no choice but to guess people’s ages from their names

German privacy law is rigorous. Forced to improvise, officials in one state sent letters to people with old-sounding names, in the hopes of inviting them to get vaccinated. The German state of Lower Saxony began vaccinating citizens against Covid-19 at the end of December, with priority given to the elderly and vulnerable. People over the […]

Mexican President AMLO to Raise Tech Censorship Issue at G20 as Global Backlash Intensifies

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is mounting a campaign against Big Tech’s political interference as global backlash against Silicon Valley over the censorship of President Donald Trump intensifies. The Mexican president, a socialist, is emerging as one of Big Tech’s most vocal critics on the world stage following the mass-banning of President Trump […]

Ship Insurers Primed to Raise Rates After Red Sea Attacks

A tanker ship crosses the Gulf of Suez towards the Red Sea before entering the Suez Canal, in El Ain El Sokhna in Suez, Egypt, September 25, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh. Insurers are set to raise the cost of providing cover for merchant ships through the Red Sea after a series of incidents that […]

Protesters in Minneapolis Raise Somali Flag After Police Kill Suspected Felon

    Black Lives Matter and Muslim organizations led a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota against the police shooting of a suspected gun felon who shot first. The protesters hoisted a Somali flag over a building at one point. Hundreds of protesters marched in the city on Sunday, in a demonstration organized by ‘Black Lives Matter’ […]

Jewish orgs. urge House to pass bill to raise status of antisemitism envoy

WASHINGTON – With 10 days until the 116th Congress dissolves, Jewish organizations are urging the House of Representatives to pass legislation that would elevate the State Department’s envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism to the rank of ambassador.Last week, the US Senate passed the bipartisan Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Act. The legislation […]

Tokyo bikers club in Santa outfits ride through city to raise awareness of violence against children (PHOTOS)

Bikers from the ‘Harley Santa Club’ rode their motorcycles in the Japanese capital to raise awareness of child abuse and deliver toys to orphans. This year the usually large event was reduced to about 100 participants, many wearing masks, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The parade was followed by a toy run to donate toys […]

Santas gather in Pristina’s main square to raise money for those hit by coronavirus pandemic

People in Kosovo gathered on Sunday in central Pristina to hold the annual Santa Claus mini-marathon and raise money to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Kosovo’s capital has been holding the “Run Santa Claus” mini-marathon for the last five years to support people in need. This year, participants did not run across Pristina; […]

Israeli firms raise record amount of capital in 2020 despite pandemic downturn

Israeli companies raised a record amount of capital in 2020, significantly outpacing other countries, despite the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. Israeli firms raised $9.5 billion in capital as of the beginning of the month, 24 percent more than the 2019 total of $7.7 billion, according to a report from the Israeli nonprofit Start-Up […]

Black Lives Matter PAC to Raise $500K to Boost Democrats Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff

Black Lives Matter PAC hopes to raise half a million dollars to boost Georgia Senate Democrat candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, according to a report released on Thursday. The Black Lives Matter PAC wrote in an email to supporters: We know how important this election is going to be in determining what decisions will […]

Biden Vows to Dramatically Raise Annual U.S. Refugee Target by 800%

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has vowed to increase America’s annual intake of refugees by over 800 percent if he is elected. After the Trump administration established an upper limit of 15,000 refugees, Biden has promised to dramatically increase that number to a staggering 125,000. In a prerecorded video for a virtual celebration of Jesuit […]

Tom Cotton: Joe Biden Avoids Wage-Raise Policy

Joe Biden’s open-borders migration policy ignores the obvious way for the government to help Americans get wage raises, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. “The simple way to help workers to get pay raises is to mandate the use of the E-Verify system,” Cotton said in the October […]

Giant model bids to raise money for Spanish healthcare workers

A giant figure depicting a frontline healthcare worker was unveiled in central Madrid on Friday as part of efforts to celebrate and raising money for health care workers in Spain. “Supersanitario” depicts a female health worker in scrubs, wearing a cape and has an ‘S’ on her chest. Smaller versions of the figure are being […]

5G Will Raise Your Electric Bill, Causes Cancer and Will Kill Our Food Supply By Killing Bees

TOPICS:5GBN FrankEnergy SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 By B.N. Frank Reports and warnings about 5G being an “energy vampire” are NOT new. Regardless of how your feel about your “carbon footprint” or anybody else’s – this is still considered to be one of many disadvantages identified with this controversial technology (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9). From Environmental Health Trust: Streaming Video Wirelessly is An […]

Ancient Skills Used to Raise Roof at Notre Dame Cathedral

On April 15 2019, Notre Dame cathedral , in Paris, France was destroyed by the flames of a horrible electrical fire. Soon after, scientists from the French national research organization (CNRS) announced a multimillion-euro restoration project of the 850-year-old Catholic treasure. This complex, and very expensive restoration project, was to include a full study and […]

Brazilian Jewish schools raise $4 million in donations for scholarships

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New Jersey’s Challah Back Girls raise dough for racial justice

TEANECK, New Jersey — As the dual crises of COVID-19 and racial violence continue to grip the nation, the Loffman sisters’ need to knead never felt more urgent. Meet Sara, 27; Marni, 24; Hannah, 22; and Eliana, 16, otherwise known as the Challah Back Girls, a literal sisterhood that nourishes souls and stomachs across America […]

The Great Green Wall: Documentary aims to raise awareness of troubled climate project

An ambitious reforestation project which aims to plant a wall of trees 8,000km-long across Africa by 2030 has run into trouble. The Great Green Wall initiative has now passed the halfway point, but it’s estimated to have only covered between 4% and 10% of its immense target. A new report blames the lack of progress […]

BLM Protesters Ask People in Finland to Raise a Fist in Solidarity, Locals Make a Heart-Warming Gesture

BLM is on a world tour, trying to make Whites all over feel guilty for supposedly oppressing the Blacks with all our racism. Apparently these Finns do not understand to throw up the Commie fist properly. (Or maybe the Finns know the dangers of Communism, which is why the repelled the Soviety invasion in the […]

Poland Votes To Raise Pensions For Those Who Fought Against Jewish-Dominated Communist Regime

Poland’s government wants to introduce special benefits for those who were active in opposition to Poland’s communist system before 1989 and who faced political persecution by the regime: Under legislation that was submitted by the prime minister to parliament this week, such individuals will receive a guaranteed minimum state pension of 2,400 zloty (€545) per […]

HUD Plan Would Raise Rents For Poor By 20 Percent

HUD Plan Would Raise Rents For Poor By 20 Percent Above Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr CHARLESTON, S.C.—Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by pushing more people to find work. For Ebony Morris and her four small children, […]

Not getting enough sleep can raise your risk of depression by 80%

(Natural News) We lead busy lives, and sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day to fit everything in. Between work and family responsibilities, many of us find ourselves sacrificing sleep to get it all done. You’re probably well aware of the negative impact a lack of sleep can have on […]

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