Posts Tagged ‘districts’

Texas AG Sues 6 School Districts Over Mask Mandates

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced he is filing six lawsuits against six school districts that have defied Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order on mask mandates. Abbott’s Executive Order GA-38 (pdf) issued in July served as a reiteration of an earlier order issued in May that prohibits local governments and schools from requiring masks indoors. Richardson, Round […]

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sues Six School Districts for Defying Ban on Mask Mandates

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on Friday announced that he is suing six school districts for defying Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) ban on mask mandates. Paxton said in a statement: Not only are superintendents across Texas openly violating state law, but they are using district resources—that ought to be used for teacher merit […]

Anti-Taliban Forces Say They’ve Taken 3 Districts in Afghanistan’s North

Forces holding out against the Taliban in northern Afghanistan say they have taken three districts close to the Panjshir valley where remnants of government forces and other militia groups have gathered. Defense Minister General Bismillah Mohammadi, who has vowed to resist the Taliban, said in a Twitter post that the districts of Deh Saleh, Bano, […]

Biden admin backs Texas, Florida districts on mask mandates

President Joe Biden s administration on Friday offered its full-throated support for local cities and school boards in Texas and Florida that are defying orders by their Republican governors that prohibit mask-wearing mandates in schools. In a pair of open letters from Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the administration condemned the orders from Govs. Greg Abbott […]

Dozens of School Districts are Using Book that Claims ‘Whiteness’ is the Devil and That White Children Sell Their Soul for ‘Stolen Land and Stolen Riches’

by guest author, Julian Conradson Investigative Journalist and avid CRT opponent Chris Rufo has identified over 30 school districts across 15 different states that are teaching the radical ‘anti-whiteness’ book, “Not My Idea” by Anastasia Higginbotham. Rufo notes that the book, meant for children as young as kindergarteners, ‘traffics in the noxious principles of race […]

At least 8 dead after residential districts in Kabul hit in mortar attack

About 23 mortars slammed into different parts of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding 31 others. A spokesman from the Interior Ministry said the shells were fired from two cars. The terrorists appear to have been targeting residential areas including the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, which houses […]

This map shows the 20 congressional districts with the most Jews

(JTA) — About one-third of American Jews live in just 20 of the country’s congressional districts. Nearly half of those districts are in New York, and all but one of them is represented by a Democrat. Meanwhile, the district with the most Jews in the country is also the site of Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s […]

Lightning strikes kill 7 more in 3 districts of Bangladesh

     Seven people, including a schoolgirl, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Sunamganj, Sherpur and Habiganj districts on Monday. In Habiganj, two farmers were killed and another was injured when a thunderbolt struck them at Telghari haor in Baniachang upazila in the morning, reports UNB. The deceased are Adhir Baishnab, 27, and […]


Click to see the full-size image Late on April 28, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA) and other pro-government factions continued their advance in the ISIS-held pocket south of the Syrian capital of Damascus capturing the districts of al-Asali, al-Qadam and al-Jourah, according to Syrian pro-government sources. The ISIS defense in […]

Iraqi army kills over 300 ISIL Militants, liberates 31 Tal Afar districts

The Iraqi army has killed over 300 militants of the Daesh militant group (banned in Russia) and liberated 31 districts of the city of Tal Afar, Iraqi armyspokesman Yahya Rasul said Thursday. “A total of 302 militants were killed, 31 districts of Tal Afar were liberated,” Rasul told a joint press conference with spokesman for the US-led coalition US Army Col. Ryan Dillon. According to Rasul, there are […]

Mozambican parliament adopts law on operationalizing new districts

nsnbc : The Mozambican parliament, earlier this week on Wednesday, adopted a law on operationalizing 16 new districts with a budget of 892 million […]

Court: Texas Intentionally Redrew Voting Districts To Dilute Minority Votes

Illustration: (Anneke Paterson/Todd Wiseman/The Texas Tribune) Texas lawmakers intentionally diluted the political clout of minority voters in drawing the state’s House districts, a panel of federal judges ruled Thursday. In a long-awaited ruling, the San Antonio-based panel found that lawmakers in 2011 either violated the U.S. Constitution or the Voting Rights Act by intentionally diluting the […]

Israeli Rabbi calls for poisoning of Palestinian water supply

The foreign ministry of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Sunday, demanded the arrest of a Jewish Rabbi, who called on Israeli settlers to poison water used by Palestinians in hundreds of towns and villages across the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian national office for the defense of land and resistance of settlements warned of the dangers […]

‘Walnut-sized’ hailstones pound town in India

     Heavy storm accompanied by hail and rain lashed Zunheboto district Monday night, causing extensive damages to hundreds of houses and crops. Of all places, the worst affected was in Suruhuto sub-division, especially in Aichi Saghemi village alone, where 171 houses suffered damages and 51 of them extensively by a torrent of hailstorm. Vikuto Nurumi, […]

Is complaining negatively altering your brain?

     Listening to someone complain, even if it’s yourself, has never done anyone any good. Some people say that it may act as a catharsis, a way to let go of negative emotions and experiences, and maybe letting it all out once in a while does feel good, but taking a closer look at what […]

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