Posts Tagged ‘approve’

Israel police approve provocative Israeli flag march in Jerusalem

After weeks of controversy over security concerns, Israeli police approved a flag march organised by right-wing Jewish Israelis including ministers and MKs, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Friday. Haaretz reported that the flag march would be held on Tuesday, noting that it is planned to pass through the Muslim Quarter in the Holy City and […]

Poll: Nearly 95% Approve of Anti-Migration Salvadoran President Bukele Deemed Authoritarian by Biden Team

El Salvador’s anti-migration President Nayib Bukele enjoys a 94 percent public approval rating, granting him the ability to establish a foundation to repel the ongoing political offensive against his administration by President Joe Biden’s deputies who have labeled the leader of the small Central American country an authoritarian. Bukele earned his approval rating because of […]

South Korea to approve AstraZeneca vaccine for the elderly despite data concerns

Korean vice-health minister Kim Gang-lip said the country will provide Oxford-AstraZeneca’s vaccine emergency authorisation under the condition that the company submits its full clinical trial results.  The ministry has asked to receive the final clinical trial results from AstraZeneca’s survey in the United States on about 30,000 people by April. The study includes around 7,500 […]

Ministers approve $9 billion purchase of aircraft, arms from US

After a three-year delay, a ministerial committee on Sunday approved a major arms deal with the US to supply the Israeli Air Force with numerous aircraft and munitions. The deal will see the military purchase fighter jets, helicopters, refueling planes and arms to the tune of $9 billion. Much of the funding will come from […]

Poll: Near Majority of Missourians Approve of Josh Hawley’s Job as Senator

A near majority of Missourians approve of Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) job as their senator, according to a poll released recently. Forty-six percent of Missourians approve of Hawley’s job as their junior senator, according to a Missouri Scout poll. Forty percent of his constituents disapprove of his job, and 14 percent remain unsure about his […]

Hungary becomes first EU country to approve Chinese Covid jab, as Brussels vaccine plan stutters amid row with pharma giants

Hungary has become the first nation in the EU to register a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine. The country is looking to accelerate its inoculation schedule amid very public supply challenges in the EU’s vaccine procurement program. “Today, the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine also received a license from OGYÉI (the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition),” surgeon general […]

Trump’s Former DHS Secretary Lobbies Senate to Approve Biden’s DHS Pick

Kevin McAleenan, former acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the Trump administration, is lobbying senators to approve President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the agency, Alejandro Mayorkas. In a letter leaked to CNN’s Jake Tapper, McAleenan writes to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee asking members to quickly approve […]

Poll: 66 percent approve of Biden’s handling of transition

Additionally, Biden’s personal favorability rating in CNN polling has improved by 7 percentage points since October, now resting at 59 percent. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ favorability is 51 percent, its highest ever in CNN polling. By contrast, Trump’s latest favorability rating is 33 percent, and his job approval rating is 34 percent — both lower […]

Hacked emails allegedly detail how EU drug regulator was Pressured to approve Pfizer jab despite ‘problems’

    An alleged cache of email exchanges between EU officials and the European Medicines Agency show that the drug regulator was uncomfortable about fast-tracking approval for the Pfizer and Moderna Covid jabs, Le Monde has reported. The EMA has claimed that the contents of the messages, which were obtained by hackers and published on […]

Netanyahu moves up plans to approve new U.S. Embassy building in Jerusalem

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Palestinians Approve Russian COVID-19 Vaccine for Use, Russian Wealth Fund Says

A nurse prepares Russia’s ‘Sputnik-V’ vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage, at a clinic in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 17, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Tatyana Makeyeva. The Palestinian health ministry has approved the main Russian vaccine against COVID-19, known as Sputnik V, for use in Palestinian self-ruled territory, Russia’s […]

Dem Rep. Pressley on Coronavirus Relief: ‘If They Can Approve a $740 Billion NDAA, I Don’t Want to Hear About a Deficit’

During an appearance on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), a member of the so-called “Squad,” slammed Republicans for opposing additional COVID-19 relief measures in the name of fiscal responsibility. Pressley called that opposition “corrupt” and “cruel,” adding that Congress was able to National Defense Authorization Act with a price tag of $740 billion. “It […]

White House orders FDA head to approve Pfizer vax by Friday or resign

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows urged US Food and Drug Administration head Stephen Hahn to authorize Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine by Friday and quipped that he should prepare to resign if not, a senior administration official said on Friday. Meadows leaned on Hahn during a phone conversation on Friday. The official told Reuters […]

EU set to approve sanctions over Turkish gas drilling in the eastern Mediterranean

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Mass. Lawmakers Approve Abortion Legislation Attached as Amendment to Budget Bill

Photo Credit: Carlo Nevarro/Unsplash BOSTON — Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed an amendment attached to a budget bill, essentially allowing abortion up to birth for “fatal fetal anomalies” and lowering the age of parental consent from under 18 to under 16. It is not clear whether or not Republican Gov. Charlie Baker plans to sign […]

Wash. Public Schools to Be Required to Teach Sex Ed K-12 After Voters Approve Referendum

Photo Credit: Mabel Amber/Pixabay (The Spokesman-Review) — Public schools in Washington will be required to teach comprehensive sexual health multiple times during a student’s K-12 education after voters approved Referendum 90, according to Tuesday’s early results. The vote was split about 60-40 in Tuesday’s first vote count. The referendum sparked a bitter debate throughout Washington […]

Louisiana Voters Approve ‘No Right to Abortion’ State Constitutional Amendment

Photo Credit: Engin Akyurt/Pixabay Voters in Louisiana approved a ballot initiative on Tuesday that adds a sentence to the state Constitution noting that the document cannot be construed to find a “right to abortion” in the state. However, the move will not affect any laws in Louisiana unless the issue of abortion is sent back […]

Israel’s Civil Administration expected to approve 2,500 new settlement homes

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Lawmakers approve restrictions on protests, indoor prayer during lockdown

A key Knesset committee on Thursday gave final approval for a new law that heavily restricts demonstrations and bans indoor prayer at synagogues during the ongoing virus lockdown. The law, approved by the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, formalizes a government decision taken Wednesday. The new restrictions went into effect at Midnight Thursday and […]

Huge Swing: Poll Finds Majority of Americans Do Not Approve of Black Lives Matter

A new Associated Press poll finds that there has been a huge 15 point swing and that the majority of Americans now disapprove of Black Lives Matter protests. “The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 44% of Americans disapprove of protests in response to police violence against Black Americans, […]

Poll: More Disapprove of Black Lives Matter Protests than Approve, Support Plunges from 54% to 39%

Support for Black Lives Matter protests has plunged from 54 percent to 39 percent in the past three months, and those who disapprove of the movement now outnumber those who approve it, according to a poll released by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago on Wednesday. The poll […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Ministers approve nightly curfew for hot spots

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NFL Owners Unanimously Approve Ban of Kneeling During National Anthem

After a season that saw ratings declines, advertiser abandonment, and political/racial divides flare on and off the field, ESPN reports that NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance. The new policy, announced this morning, gives players/staff the option to remain in the locker […]

Social Democrat members approve ‘grand coalition’ with Merkel, pave way for her 4th term

Angela Merkel’s longevity masks the disintegration of Germany’s political center Some 66 percent of the SPD members approved entering a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party Christian Social Union (CSU), the social democrats’ official confirmed on Sunday after a postal ballot. Almost 464,000 members were eligible for […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Approve Law Allowing Pedophiles To Marry Children

Kentucky lawmakers have approved a law allowing pedophiles to marry young children who have been impregnated as a result of rape.   A bill opposing the controversial law was delayed due to last-minute opposition by the Family Foundation of Kentucky, meaning that pedophiles are still free to marry kids. Insiderlouisville.com reports: Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, […]

54 Palestinians died while waiting for Israel to approve their medical permits

Gaza ’54 Palestinians die’ as Israel refuses medical permits Al Jazeera 13 Feb by Farah Najjar — Israel was responsible for at least 54 Palestinian deaths last year as it rejected hundreds of medical permit requests it received from Gaza residents seeking treatment outside the besieged strip, rights groups have said. In a joint statement on Tuesday, the Gaza-based […]

New York Times Admits CIA Must Approve Everything It Publishes

The New York Times has been forced to admit to its readers that the CIA must approve every article they write before being published. When the NYT got criticised for redacting a recent op-ed about 9/11, they published an explanation to their readers in which they unintentionally confess that the White House and intelligence services […]

Afghan MPs approve Cabinet picks except the one female minister-designate

nsnbc : Lawmakers in Afghanistan’s Lower House of Parliament (Wolesi Jirga), on Monday, approved eleven Cabinet picks introduced for the confidence voting by the […]

Nebraska Regulators Approve Keystone Pipeline Route Days After South Dakota Leak, Shutdown

TransCanada received its final required pipeline route approval, winning Nebraska’s permission to build its long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline across the state… just days after a 5,000 barrel spill in South Dakota shut the pipeline. The decision will almost certainly be challenged in court.     Just […]

FDA Approve ‘Organic’ Cancer Drug That Actually Works

The Food and Drug Administration have approved a revolutionary new type of ‘organic’ cancer drug that appears to actually cure the disease.  The cancer treatment uses genetically engineered cells from the patient’s own immune system and uses them to attack the cancer ‘naturally.’ According to an FDA advisory committee, the agency have approved this “living […]

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