Posts Tagged ‘support’

Iditarod sled-dog race losing Exxon support amid animal-rights pressure

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The world’s most famous sled-dog race, celebrated by Alaskans for half a century but condemned by animal-rights activists as inhumane, is losing one of its biggest corporate sponsors. Energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. said on Friday it plans to sever ties with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race after this year’s 49th […]

Hamilton, Ontario Rabbis Declare Support for Black Woman Councillor Targeted With Racist Messages

Hamilton City Hall in Hamilton, Ontario. Photo credit: Montrealais / Wikimedia Commons. A group of rabbis in the Canadian city of Hamilton, Ontario have issued a statement of solidarity with a local councillor who received two racist, threatening phone calls in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Nrinder […]

Tom Cotton Announces He Will Not Support Waiver for Biden Defense Nominee Lloyd Austin

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced Tuesday he will not support a waiver to allow President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for defense secretary, Lloyd Austin, to serve in the position. Cotton made the announcement during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to vet Austin for the position. “Unfortunately I must announce that I oppose the waiver of […]

Poll: Plurality of Brits Support Government Spying On People via Cellphone Tracking to Enforce Lockdown

Academics from Duke, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins have concluded that there could be around a million excess deaths over the next two decades as a result of lockdowns. A NBER working paper titled The Long-Term Impact Of The Covid-19 Unemployment Shock On life Expectancy And Mortality Rates suggests that “For the overall population, the increase […]

Poll: Republican support for convicting Trump in Senate growing

The House impeached Trump last week, charging him with “incitement of insurrection” after he gave a speech to supporters on Jan. 6 in front of the White House before they stormed the U.S. Capitol. He told them to “be strong.” Trump has defended his speech as “totally appropriate.” Just 27 percent of respondents in the […]

Manchin: I Support Deplatforming Trump, Might Give GOPers ‘Support That They Can Be Free’

During an interview aired on Friday’s edition of PBS’ “Firing Line,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he supports President Donald Trump being removed from various tech platforms and stated that the deplatformings might “give my Republican colleagues some support that they can be free.” Manchin stated, “I think there’s a responsibility we all have. These […]

Lapid says ready to form government with support from Arab parties after Israel election

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Nolte: Rasmussen Poll Shows No Slip in Support for President Trump

On January 5, President Trump’s job approval rating with Rasmussen was 47 percent. Today, the president’s job approval is 48 percent. The attack on Capitol Hill took place on January 6. Since then, there has been more than a week of 24/7, highly-coordinated media hysteria attacking the president as a traitor, as guilty of sedition, […]

International Support Continues for Protesting Farmers in India

On 5 January, British MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi wrote a letter to Boris Johnson urging him to convey to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the “heartfelt anxieties” of MPs’ constituents (many emanating from Punjab) regarding the treatment of protesting farmers in India. The letter was signed by more than 100 MPs and Lords and had […]

Exclusive: Poll Shows Majority of Veterans, Military Families Support Ending Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

A new poll set to be released Thursday shows that two-thirds of American veterans and a majority of military families support ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and bringing all U.S. troops home. The poll, from Concerned Veterans for America/YouGov and obtained exclusively in advance by Breitbart News, shows that 67 percent of veterans […]

Rep. Bob Good: Liz Cheney’s Support for Impeachment Serves as a ‘Democrat Talking Point’

Rep. Bob Good (R-VA) called on Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to step down as the chair of the House Republican Conference, arguing that her vote to impeach President Donald Trump only serves as a “Democrat talking point.” “Congresswoman Liz Cheney, the Republican Conference Chair advocating for the impeachment of the leader of the Republican party, […]

Orthodox media support for Capitol mob roils Long Island Jewish communities

JTA — On Jan. 7, one day after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, the 5 Towns Jewish Times, a weekly newspaper catering to the large Orthodox community in Nassau County on Long Island, ran a photo of one of its columnists posing triumphantly in front of a sea of protesters. “5TJT columnist Dr. Gila […]

EU reaffirms support for JCPOA

TEHRAN – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, issued a declaration on Monday on behalf of the EU’s position regarding the Iran nuclear deal expressing support for the agreement. “The EU reiterates its strong commitment to and continued support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. […]

Some $1.3m paid to support tourism businesses in West Azarbaijan 

TEHRAN – The Iranian government has paid more than 57 billion rials (over $1.3 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in loans to the tourism businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March […]

OU’s Yachad raises $1.6 million to support those with disabilities

The Jewish organization announced that the donations came from over 2,500 people, and the funding will underwrite services, programs as well as scholarships for those with disabilities. Source 00 Hits: 6

Manchin: I Will Not Support Ending Filibuster, Packing Court

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) reiterated his promise to oppose packing the court or ending the filibuster. After viewing a clip of his earlier vow, Manchin responded, “It’s all the same. Source 00 Hits: 10

Support for political violence, whether in the U.S. or overseas, is as American as cherry pie

There have been plenty of stupid comments in the mainstream U.S. media since Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Many have been along the lines of, “We expect this kind of political violence in the Mideast, or in a banana republic — not in our own democratic America.” Such remarks betray a limited understanding of […]

Paris protest in support of family of Cédric Chouviat who died after police arrest

One year on from the death of French delivery driver Cédric Chouviat following a routine police check, several hundred people gathered in Paris on Sunday to pay tribute to the victim and to support his family. It was on January 3, 2020, that the 42-year old was stopped by police near the Eiffel Tower for […]

WATCH: We Support Karl Marx Not Biden, Say Armed Michigan Protesters

An armed group of protesters carrying Antifa and Black Lives Matter gear denied supporting President-Elect Joe Biden. Instead, the Lansing, Michigan, protesters said they support Karl Marx. Video tweeted by independent journalist Brendan Gutenschwager shows a group of protesters, some of whom were armed with rifles, facing off against Trump supporters who gathered for a […]

Project to support ecotourism, local communities in Gwadar Bay

TEHRAN – A new initiative seeks to expand ecotourism and consequently to empower local communities across Gwadar Bay, which is home to wetlands and pristine natural landscapes. “A community-based ecotourism project is ready to be implemented across Gwadar Bay to empower local communities in a way they enjoy the economic benefits generated from tourism activities,” […]

‘What Binds Us Together’: On What It Means to Support Indigenous Liberation

December 20, 2020 A depiction by the Navajo artist Remy of 16-year-old Fawzi al-Junaidi arrested by Israeli soldiers. (Photo: File) By Benay Blend In a recent interview with Michael Arria, Sumaya Awad and Brian Bean discuss their book Palestine: A Socialist Introduction (2020). The collection argues that socialism should be viewed as an important element in the struggle to liberate […]

IME to issue standard salaf bonds to support housing sector

TEHRAN – Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) plans to presell housing units through standard salaf bonds in near future, the IME deputy for economic studies announced. “We will soon see the issuance of standard housing salaf bonds in the capital market to help financing in the housing sector and construction of new housing units in the […]

Israel’s Coalition Is on Life Support

A general view shows the plenum at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in Jerusalem, May 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun. JNS.org – The Knesset has taken its first step towards dissolving the government and setting the country on the path to its fourth round of elections in two years. In a 61-54 vote, the […]

Despite Internal Israeli Disputes, Still No Support for Two States

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem, March 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. JNS.org – Perhaps Gideon Sa’ar is the man who will finally put an end to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record run as Israel’s leader. The former cabinet minister, who has broken away from Netanyahu’s Likud and started his own party in […]

Bill to provide state support for Israeli West Bank outposts passes preliminary vote

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‘I Believe in God’s Law’: Mother of Girl at Center of Life-Support Fight Says She Will Not Give Up

LONDON (Premier Christian News/Press Association) — A [widowed] mother whose five-year-old daughter is in a vegetative state and at the center of a life-support treatment dispute has told a High Court judge that she will not give up. Doctors treating Pippa Knight at the Evelina Children’s Hospital in London say life-support treatment should end and […]

Scarlett Johansson criticized as a Zionist after support for jailed human rights workers in Egypt

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Some $19m paid to support tourism businesses in Khorasan Razavi province

TEHRAN-The Iranian government has so far paid 800 billion rials ($19 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) in loans to the tourism businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, deputy provincial tourism chief has said.   The province’s tourism industry, mostly its accommodation centers, have taken 32 trillion rials […]

Adam Schiff: Republicans Who Dared Support Texas Lawsuit Are a ‘Danger to USA’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff slammed Republicans who supported the Texas lawsuit as being “a danger to the country.” Schiff accused GOP lawmakers and attorneys of only caring about the “perpetuation of their power.” “What it was is, essentially, an effort to overturn our democracy, dressed up in shabby, legal clothing.,” Schiff said on Friday, in response to […]

IT’S HAPPENING: 17 States Support Texas SCOTUS Lawsuit Claiming PA-MI-GA-WI Elections Were ‘Unconstitutional’

Seventeen states filed an amicus brief Wednesday supporting Texas’s SCOTUS lawsuit which targets Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin over claims of unconstitutional practices in the presidential election. The states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia: Seventeen states filed a […]

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