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Hot Again: 2020 Sets Yet Another Global Temperature Record

Above photo:  In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. file photo, smoke from California wildfires up to 200 miles away obscures the view of traffic traveling on Interstate 80, looking west in Sparks, Nev. AP Photo/Scott Sonner. Earth’s rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups reported Thursday. While NASA and a […]

A Record Of Hawkish Intervention: Biden Picks Samantha Power To Head USAID

Above photo: Samantha Power, center, walks with U.S. soldiers away from the military demarcation line during a visit to the south side of the Joint Security Area at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone which separates North and South Korea, Oct. 9, 2016. Ed Jones | Pool Photo via AP. Samantha Power […]

US hits daily death toll record, says air arrivals will need negative COVID test

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States on Tuesday announced all air travelers entering the country will need a negative COVID-19 test before departure, as the country hit a record of nearly 4,500 deaths in a single day. The policy takes effect on January 26 and expands an existing measure targeting Britain, where the […]

Coronavirus live: Israel hits record COVID numbers in second consecutive day

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IDF Sees Record Number Of Israeli Arab Conscripts

More than 1,000 Israeli Arabs have volunteered to serve in the IDF as conscripts or reservists in the past year, and most after the coronavirus crisis began in March, the military’s Manpower Directorate said Sunday. The number of conscripts from the Arab sector is more than twice that of previous years, and includes Muslims from […]

Israel has bigger issue than record deficit in state coffers

If Israel’s credit rating is lowered, it won’t be because of the deficit, but because the government has no economic plan and never passed a budget 00 Hits: 4

Rocker Ariel Pink’s Record Label Drops Him Following Pro-Trump Rally Attendance

Rocker Ariel Pink has been dropped from his record label Mexican Summer after he tweeted about attending the “Save America March” at the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 6. “Due to recent events, Mexican Summer and its staff have decided to end our working relationship with Ariel Rosenberg AKA Ariel Pink moving forward,” […]

This week in pictures: Trump supporters in Capitol, snow record in Spain, waste islands in Bosnia

This week five people died after a mob broke into the US Capitol building while Congress met to certify Joe Biden’s win. While in Europe, Spain recorded its coldest ever temperature ever at -35.8°C, floating waste was shown clogging a river in Bosnia, and the EU admitted a sharp rise in illegal sea crossings (with […]

UK registers a record 1,325 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United Kingdom has registered its largest daily COVID-19 death toll since the beginning of the pandemic. A further 1,325 new fatalities were recorded on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 79,833 — the highest in Europe. It is the third day in a row that more than 1,000 new deaths have been recorded. […]

2020 Ties With 2016 As World’s Hottest Year On Record

2020 has officially become the joint-hottest year on record, the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has confirmed.  The year, which ties with 2016, rounds off the hottest decade globally ever on record as the impacts of climate change intensify. In 2016 the extreme heat was partly attributed to the end of an El Niño […]

Rep. Who Ended Prayer With ‘a Woman’ Says it Was Pun to Recognize Record Number of Women in Congress

WASHINGTON — The Democratic congressman and former United Methodist minister who ended his prayer opening the 117th Congress with “amen and a woman” says that he was only making a pun to recognize the record number of women serving in the legislative body. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, who led St. James United Methodist Church in […]

Why Did Israeli Firms Win Record Investments in a Coronavirus Year?

A stock market ticker screen in the lobby of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, in the center of Tel Aviv, March 15, 2020. Photo: Flash90. – The year 2020 began under the shadow of a coming pandemic that would soon wreak havoc on worldwide health and finances. Yet despite rising unemployment and a decline […]

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo reaches record 250m. Instagram followers

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo became the first person in the world to reach 250 million followers on Instagram, becoming the platform’s most followed account apart from Instagram’s own account. This is the second milestone Ronaldo achieved on the platform, having topped Instagram’s list of most-liked posts of 2020, as revealed by the platform on December […]

UK Hits New Daily Virus Record As Teachers Urge School Closures

LONDON (AP) — With daily coronavirus infections surging as a result of a new virus variant, the British government faced mounting pressure Saturday from teachers’ unions to keep schools in England closed for at least another two weeks. The government, which oversees schools in England, has already decided to keep all schools in London closed […]

Coronavirus: Demands for school closures in England as UK cases hit new record

The UK government was facing growing calls on Saturday to keep all schools in England closed for at least two weeks as a result of surging coronavirus cases following another sudden reversal of policy. The government, which oversees schools in England, has already decided to keep all schools in London closed next week to try […]

Record-Breaking Year of Homicides in Louisville Ends in Church Leaders’ Plea for Change

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) — After a record-breaking year of homicides, Louisville church leaders called on city officials and the community to commit to change in 2021. Pastor David Snardon, of Joshua Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, has spent much of 2020 ministering to crime victims and planning their family members’ funerals. “A number of members or […]

Customized van helping UK Holocaust survivors record stories amid pandemic

 As one of the youngest Holocaust survivors, Eva Clarke has spent years telling the story of how her mother, weighing just 68 pounds, gave birth to her inside a concentration camp just a month before it was liberated. But this spring, as COVID-19 shut down public life, Clarke’s visits to schools and community centers in […]

Examining the Palestinian Track Record of Rejection and Violence

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas attends a virtual meeting, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sept. 3, 2020. Photo: Alaa Badarneh / Pool / File photo via Reuters. The Palestinian conflict did not erupt in 1967, nor in 1948. In November 1917, the Balfour Declaration called for the establishment of “a national home […]

Israel’s Alon Day Sets NASCAR Record, Wins 3rd Championship

Israeli NASCAR driver Alon Day had quite a weekend. The 29-year-old from Ashdod captured the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series record with his 23rd win on Saturday, and he capped off the weekend by claiming his third series championship. When NASCAR announced the revised Euro Series schedule, Day had to depart Israel to stay in Belgium […]

Homicides Hit Record Highs Amid ‘Systemic Collapse’ of Big Cities (What Zionists Want They Get as They Control These COVID Policies)

01889December 14, 2020 In Record Year for Indianapolis Murders, Many Are Unsolved More than 40 people were in the building when Landon Gabe Haggard, 18, was shot and killed in Indianapolis on July 11. Jodie Haggard said police told her they were optimistic about finding the shooter given the number of people at the party. […]

South Korea: Leftist President Hits Record Low Approval Ratings

Leftist South Korean President Moon Jae-in hit a record low job approval rating in a poll published Monday by the South Korean firm Realmeter. Only 36.7 percent of respondents nationwide said they approved of Moon’s performance as president. Moon received his second-lowest ratings in a Realmeter poll a week ago, where 37.4 percent approved. Moon is […]

Pollak: Joe Biden Names Susan Rice to WH Despite Record of Lying, Failure

Former Vice President Joe Biden named Susan Rice to lead his White House Domestic Policy Council on Friday, despite her long history of failure and her record of lying to the American people. Rice has no experience in domestic policy. She has extensive experience in foreign policy, however — almost all of it bad. In […]

The Sordid Record of John Eastman, the Latest Right-Wing Lawyer on Trump’s Legal Team

This week, President Donald Trump sought to join—in his personal capacity as a presidential candidate—a request made by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow Texas to sue Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin in an effort to overturn the results of the presidential election by disenfranchising those states’ voters. Many […]

US virus deaths surge to record levels, with holiday fallout still ahead

AP — Deaths from COVID-19 in the US have soared to more than 2,200 a day on average, matching the frightening peak reached last April, and cases per day have eclipsed 200,000 on average for the first time on record, with the crisis all but certain to get worse because of the fallout from Thanksgiving, […]

Trading at record high, Israel’s shekel continues to gain value versus the dollar

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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 […]

Europe’s autumn ‘the hottest on record amid world’s warmest November’

Europe’s average autumn temperatures this year have been the highest since records began, according to the European Commission. The period from September to November was 1.9℃ hotter than the standard 30-year reference period from 1981 to 2010, and 0.4 ℃ higher than the previous warmest autumn in 2006, according to data released by the EU’s […]

Biden will continue ‘record arms sales to the region’: Georgetown University professor

TEHRAN – Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar says the incoming Biden administration will continue “close relations and cooperation” with Israel, the Persian Gulf Arab states and maintain “record arms sales to the region”.  Mehran Kamrava also says, “If Tehran indicates that it […]

Saudi Arabia’s abominable human rights record

November 30, 2020 – 11:33 By Stephen Lendman Stephen Lendman is an American award-winning author, syndicated columnist, and Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG). Like the U.S., Israel, and other rogue states, the Saudis operate by their own rules in flagrant violation of international laws, norms, and standards. It’s the world’s […]

“Mind-boggling” waste revealed in the record rise in weapons spending – Michael West

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