Posts Tagged ‘ending’

Israel’s Parliament Approves New Coalition, Ending Netanyahu’s Long Rule

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament approved a new coalition government on Sunday that sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years. Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, was sworn in as prime minister after […]

Israel to swear in new government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years. Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as prime minister. But […]

Israel to swear in government, ending Netanyahu’s long rule

Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years. Naftali Bennett the head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as prime minister. But […]

Israeli Cabinet Approves Ceasefire, Potentially Ending Gaza Operation Against Hamas; IDF Believes Goals Have Been Achieved

Israeli Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, at a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Israel, June 7, 2020. Photo: Menahem Kahana / Pool via Reuters. Israel’s cabinet on Thursday unanimously approved a ceasefire in the ongoing operation against Hamas terrorists in Gaza, Hebrew news outlet N12 reported late […]

Ending gun violence in the US

Switzerland has some of the most liberal gun laws in the world.  And yet it has few gun killings.  “The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 attempted homicides with firearms. The country’s overall murder rate is near zero. The National […]

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending marriage after 27 years

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced that they will end their marriage after 27 years, vowing to continue to work together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the couple wrote in […]

Ending China’s Port Lease in Northern Australia Possible: Defence Minister

The Port of Darwin lease is one of many deals that have been sewn up with China and one Foreign Minister Marise Payne could consider ending after she tore up Victoria’s the Belt and Road initiative with the Asian giant last week. The Northern Territory government signed a 99-year lease for the Port of Darwin […]

Biden Isn’t Ending The Afghanistan War, He’s Privatizing It

Biden Isn’t Ending The Afghanistan War, He’s Privatizing It Above photo: US troops in Afghanistan. Department of Defense. Special Forces, Pentagon contractors, intelligence operatives will remain. Over 18,000 Pentagon contractors remain in Afghanistan, while official troops number 2,500. Joe Biden will withdraw this smaller group of soldiers while leaving behind US Special Forces, mercenaries, and […]

Biden isn’t ending the Afghanistan War, he’s privatizing it: Special Forces, Pentagon contractors, intelligence operatives will remain

Over 18,000 Pentagon contractors remain in Afghanistan, while official troops number 2,500. Joe Biden will withdraw this smaller group of soldiers while leaving behind US Special Forces, mercenaries, and intelligence operatives — privatizing and downscaling the war, but not ending it. (This article was originally published at CovertAction Magazine.) On April 14, President Joe Biden announced […]

Biden Claimed He Was Ending The Yemen War, Yet It Has Only Escalated – So What About Afghanistan?

In early February US President Joe Biden made it clear, as part of his first speech on his administration’s foreign policy initiatives, that he aimed to end the war in Yemen. Now, months later, not only has this promise begun to fade away and with it media attention to the issue, but the war has […]

New York City Council Passes Police Reforms That Includes Ending Qualified Immunity For NYPD Officers

Qualified immunity is pure judicial cancer. This fact cannot be ignored. What began as a limited defense for decisions made in the heat of the moment has become the de facto response to civil rights lawsuits. The Supreme Court — which conjured this new Section 1983 ejection seat out of thin air — has only […]

COVID-19 cases DROP in Texas Despite Ending Lockdown and Wearing of Masks

Home » Health, North America » COVID-19 cases DROP in Texas Despite Ending Lockdown and Wearing of Masks     Roughly three weeks after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that lifted mask mandates and allowed most businesses to reopen to full capacity, the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) positivity rate in the state continues […]

The Amazon Union Vote Is Ending In Bessemer

The shine wore off quick. “The dream is definitely not alive at Amazon,” Perry Connelly, a 58-year-old Amazon worker in Bessemer, told me this month. “We work for a billionaire, but we can’t live comfortable, not struggling to pay bills. Am I gonna buy groceries? Or am I gonna pay for my medicine?” The signs […]

Putin Unveils Israeli WW2 Memorial, Honors Red Army for Ending Holocaust

Russian President Vladimir Putin is on a quick “one-day” official state visit to Israel. It’s Putin’s second trip — he first visited the Jewish State back in 2005. The Russian leader made his first stop in the coastal city of Netanya to inaugurate a memorial to the soldiers of the Red Army who died during […]

300 Ethiopian Immigrants Arrive In Israel, Ending Four-month Airlift

Some 300 Ethiopian immigrants landed Thursday in Israel as part of a government initiative to bring members of the country’s Jewish community to the country. The new arrivals were greeted at Ben Gurion Airport by Immigration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata and Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog. They were the last of 2,000 Ethiopian immigrants to arrive […]

Leftists Vow to Continue Wearing Masks Despite Gov. Greg Abbott Ending Statewide Mandate

Numerous Twitter users responded to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement that he would allow business to open 100% and end the statewide mask mandate by vowing to continue wearing masks indefinitely and boycott businesses that don’t enforce them. Abbott gave a press conference yesterday during which he said all restrictions would be lifted on March […]

A dirty but effective way to start ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Ending progressives’ Palestinian exception

EXCEPT FOR PALESTINEThe Limits of Progressive PoliticsBy Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick240 pp. New Press $25.99 2020 marked another year of righteous indignation for progressives in the Democratic Party. Justly outraged by the horrific death toll and economic devastation of COVID-19, the ongoing pervasiveness of white supremacist violence, and the Trump administration’s deliberate failures […]

UN envoy, Iran’s Zarif discuss ending war in Yemen

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Biden ending US ‘support for offensive operations’ in Yemen doesn’t mean actual end to war, skeptics caution as activists rejoice

While peace activists cheered the news that the US will be ending its support for Saudi-led “offensive operations” in Yemen, that’s a far cry from actually ending the six-year war that began with Barack Obama’s tacit blessing. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan previewed the Yemen announcement ahead of President Joe Biden’s major foreign policy speech […]

The Never Ending COVID Crisis

Profits determine the US response to a health care crisis, so Americans are in trouble regardless of who occupies the White House. “Joe Biden declared that there is nothing he can do about the disease trajectory.” It was in early 2020 that the word COVID-19 entered the lexicon. In the past year more than 440,000 […]

Cop’s Chilling Suicide Note Calls for Ending Drug War, Racist Policing, & Unity Between Left & Right

(Support Free Thought) – Lafayette, LA — For the last two decades, Deputy Clyde Kerr III has spent his life serving others in law enforcement and the military. He is not your run of the mill officer as Kerr obtained a degree in criminal justice before entering service and has received multiple commendations over the years. […]

Joe Biden Ending Contracts with Private Prisons Holding Foreign Convicts

President Joe Biden is reinstating an Obama era-policy to phase out the Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) contracts with a handful of privately-managed prisons that almost entirely hold foreign nationals convicted of federal crimes. Billed as a “racial equity” initiative by the White House, Biden will ask the BOP not to renew their contracts with 11 […]

Arab states ending Qatar blockade is really about Biden

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Ending the Historical Atrocity of Virginity Tests?

Since medieval times, many Muslim communities have regarded the hymen, the tiny piece of skin known as the vaginal membrane, as proof of virginity and a woman’s moral virtue. Even today in the United Kingdom, girls and young women are being charged between £150 and £300 (about $200 to $400) for “certification of their purity,” […]

Indiana Lawmakers File Bill Ending Regulation of Abortion in State, Outlawing It Completely

Photo Credit: Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — For the fifth year in a row, an Indiana lawmaker has proposed a bill that would declare that life begins at conception and would repeal all state statutes regulating abortion, making it consequently illegal with no exceptions. This time, Rep. Curt Nisly, R-Goshen, is joined by the newly-elected Rep. John […]

Zarif: Pompeo ending ‘disastrous career with more warmongering lies’ by Iran, Qaeda link rant

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his American counterpart is marking the twilight of his already “disastrous” career with a pathetic end by resorting to more baseless “warmongering lies” about Iran and other countries, Press TV reported. “From designating Cuba to fictitious Iran ‘declassifications’ and AQ (al-Qaeda) claims, Mr. ‘we lie, cheat, steal’ […]

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

2020 Is Finally Ending, But New Year’s Revelries Muted By Virus

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other, with pandemic restrictions limiting crowds and many people bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget. Australia was among the first nations to ring in 2021 because of its proximity to the International Date Line. It was a grim end […]

 Actually Ending the War in Afghanistan

Baz Ratner/Reuters US troops in Afghanistan, June 2011 Let’s open up and sing, and ring the bells outDing-dong! the merry-oh sing it high, sing it lowLet them know the wicked witch is dead! Within establishment circles, Donald Trump’s failure to win re-election has prompted merry singing and bell-ringing galore. If you read the New York Times or […]

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