Posts Tagged ‘lawmaker’

South Korea Lawmaker Says Apple, Google Not Doing Enough to Comply With App Store Law

SEOUL—Apple Inc and Alphabet’s Google are not doing enough to comply with a South Korean law that bars dominant app store operators from forcing app developers to use their payment systems, a lawmaker who spearheaded the amendment told Reuters. South Korea, the first country to impose legislation curbing the tech companies’ payment policies, is expected […]

UK Police Charge 25-Year-Old Man With Stabbing Death Of Lawmaker

LONDON (AP) — British police charged a 25-year-old man Thursday with the murder of a Conservative lawmaker, alleging that the killing was an act of terrorism by a supporter of the Islamic State group. Prosecutors said Ali Harbi Ali, a man from London with Somali heritage, had “religious and ideological motivations” when he attacked David […]

Fatal Stabbing Of UK Lawmaker David Amess Declared Terrorist Incident

The fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess has been declared a terrorist incident, the Metropolitan Police has said. The force said the investigation into the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, on Friday is being led by counterterrorism policing. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said senior national coordinator for counterterrorism policing, deputy assistant commissioner Dean […]

UK Lawmaker David Amess Dies After Being Stabbed Multiple Times

British lawmaker Sir David Amess, of the Conservative Party, died Friday after being stabbed several times in his Southend West constituency. Amess, the member of parliament for Southend West, was meeting with voters at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday. Advertisement Just after 3 p.m. local time, Essex police issued a statement in which […]

Democrat Lawmaker Claims Its Impossible for Illegal Aliens To Spread Coronavirus

Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne claims that illegals crossing the border are somehow unable to spread coronavirus in America. During the Let’s Talk Guthrie County podcast, the host asked Axne about possible coronavirus cases coming in via illegals crossing the southern border: “Customers and Border Protection have apprehended more than 176,000 migrants from July 1st to July […]

Lawmaker says Taliban enter north Afghan provincial capital

Taliban fighters entered the capital of northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province Saturday, a provincial lawmaker said, after sweeping through nine of 10 districts in the province. The government did not deny lawmaker Mohammad Karim Jawzjani’s claim that Taliban fighters had entered Sheberghan, but said the city had not fallen. If the city falls, it will be […]

Homicides in Austin Already Match Last Year’s Number, Lawmaker Blames ‘Defund the Police’

With several months left of 2021, the number of homicides in Austin, Texas, has already matched the number from 2020, the Austin-American Statesman reported. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) blamed the “defund the police” movement for rising homicides in the city, Fox News reported. “This is what happens when you villainize law enforcement and defund police. […]

Chicago Lawmaker and Her Chief of Staff Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

A federal grand jury indicted Chicago Alderman Carrie Austin (D) and her chief of staff on bribery charges on July 1 for allegedly scheming to get home improvements from contractors who were looking to receive the city’s help for a residential building project in Austin’s ward. Austin, 72, a five-term Chicago alderman, was charged with […]

Turkish lawmaker: Egypt should ‘reverse death sentences’ on Muslim Brotherhood members

A longtime Turkish lawmaker on Tuesday appealed to Egypt to reverse the death sentences handed down to Muslim Brotherhood members, Anadolu Agency reported. “The implementation of these death sentences will deal a major blow to Egypt’s damaged reputation in the international arena,” Mustafa Yeneroglu, an Istanbul deputy of the Democracy and Progress (DEVA) Party, told […]

Texas Lawmaker Demands Criminal Probe Into ‘Dr. Death’ (Fauci)

Dr. Anthony Fauci could face jail time if Texas Rep. Chip Roy’s plans for a criminal probe are approved. Appearing Friday on The Todd Starnes Show, Rep. Roy suggested that Republicans could launch a criminal review of Dr. Fauci’s mishandling of the coronavirus crisis. TRANSCRIPT: TODD STARNES: You were one of the guys who helped launch […]

‘Some Demonstrations More Anti-Jewish Than Pro-Palestinian’: Dutch Lawmaker Who Fled Turkish Persecution of Kurds Expresses Concern Over Gaza Protests

Dilan Yezilgöz of the VVD Party addresses the Dutch parliament. Photo: Screenshot. A Dutch lawmaker who came to the Netherlands as a refugee from Turkey’s persecution of its Kurdish minority is urging the country’s justice minister to take firm action against antisemitic slogans and signs at pro-Palestinian demonstrations. Dilan Yezilgöz — a parliamentarian who holds […]

Capitol Police turned attention from ’200’ Proud Boys gathered on Jan. 6, lawmaker says

“Why did the department decide to monitor the … counterdemonstrators but apparently, according to this timeline, not to monitor the Proud Boys?” Lofgren asked Bolton. “What happened to these 200 Proud Boys over the course of the day?” Bolton said he didn’t have the answer to Lofgren’s questions, but said he hoped to have answers […]

New York City Council expels Jewish lawmaker who evaded taxes

The New York City Council expelled a Jewish lawmaker after he pleaded guilty earlier in the week to federal charges of tax evasion. Chaim Deutsch, a Democrat who represents Sheepshead Bay and other heavily Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, said he would not resign after admitting to evading more than $82,000 in property taxes between 2013 […]

Chicago lawmaker: ‘Jews are Jews and only deal with Jews’ – report

A powerful Chicago lawmaker on trial for corruption allegedly made a derogatory comment about Jews in a newly uncovered wiretapped conversation from 2017. Ed Burke, 77, a longtime Democratic alderman and power broker in Chicago’s City Council, is accused of trying to illegally urge developers of an $800 million real estate project to use his […]

Palestinian professor says he was denied job with progressive lawmaker over his views on Israel

A Palestinian professor says that newly-elected Illinois Congresswoman Marie Newman promised him a job but backed out of a signed contract after he criticized her positions on Israel. Iymen Chehade has filed a breach of contract lawsuit and a national-origin discrimination claim against the congresswoman. Newman’s campaign dismissed the accusations as “fallacious.” A former Bernie […]

Leftist Israeli lawmaker warns ‘political murder is around the corner’ after police assault

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Israeli lawmaker manhandled by police as protest against Palestinian evictions turns violent (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

An Israeli lawmaker has fired off an angry tirade at the government after a video appeared to show him being punched in the face by a police officer at a weekly protest in a majority-Palestinian neighborhood. Footage shows Knesset member Ofer Cassif engaged in an angry confrontation with cops, before he’s hit in the face, dragged […]

Jerusalem police beat lawmaker, clash with protesters in anti-settlement demonstration

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

GOP lawmaker likens child mental health bill to Nazi laws

Daniel Cox, a Maryland Republican in the state legislature, said he would mark Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, by voting against a bill that would allow children to consent to mental health care. Cox said his mask had a picture from the Nuremberg trials printed on it, and compared the bill to the Nazis’ […]

Israel hands Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar two-year prison term for PFLP membership

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Lawmaker Attempts to Fight Surging Chicago Carjackings by Banning Video Games

Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans Jr. (D) is attempting to fight a surge in Chicago carjackings by pushing to ban the sales of the Grand Theft Auto video game. The New York Post reports that Evans “introduced legislation Friday to amend an existing state law that prohibits the sale of certain video games to minors.” […]

Israeli lawmaker, mayor wounded in clashes with police as hundreds protest violence in Arab community

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Offices of senior German lawmaker in Merkel’s party raided over allegations he claimed huge fee in Covid mask deal – reports

Police in Germany raided the offices of a senior politician in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party, Georg Nuesslein, who is accused of pocketing hundreds of thousands of euros for securing a face-mask contract, according to reports. A total of 13 properties were raided in Germany and Liechtenstein as part of a probe into alleged corruption and […]

EU lawmaker likens AstraZeneca to ‘unreliable second-hand car salesman’ as low European jab confidence hampers vaccine uptake

Doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are going unused across the EU amid low confidence in the jab after the company was repeatedly criticized by Brussels for not sharing sufficient data and supply problems. Speaking on Thursday, EU lawmaker Esther de Lange, a vice president of the European People’s party, reiterated the challenge of getting […]

Hate mail to French-Jewish lawmaker tells her to ‘prepare for the camps’

 In a spate of antisemitic incidents in Western Europe, a swastika was carved into the door of a Swiss synagogue and a Jewish lawmaker in France received hate mail telling her to “get ready for the camps.” Yaël Braun-Pivet, a Jewish lawmaker of the LREM centrist party of President Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday shared on […]

Kansas lawmaker let off with warning for abusive behavior toward women, girls

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — A new Kansas legislator accused of abusive behavior before taking office received a written warning Thursday from a committee that investigated his conduct, and it directed him to accept a fellow lawmaker as a mentor. The letter told state Representative Aaron Coleman, of Kansas City, Kansas, that allegations in a complaint […]

Forget the politicians: This U.S. lawmaker thinks high-tech can bring Israelis and Palestinians together

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved

jewish Lawmaker Says He Used “White Privilege” During Capitol Riots

According to Wikipedia, “Phillips is Jewish and was acknowledged by the Minnesota publication, The American Jewish World, for serving on the board of Temple Israel in Minneapolis.” Bitchute link

Jewish lawmaker starts impeachment push against Ukraine’s Jewish president

 A Jewish lawmaker in Ukraine has initiated impeachment proceedings against the country’s Jewish president. Vadim Rabinovich, who leads Ukraine’s largest opposition party, announced the move Wednesday against Vlodymyr Zelensky over the closure of three television channels that allegedly are funded by Russia. The closure Tuesday of channels 112, ZIK and Newsone was a “political reprisal […]

Lawmaker who blamed Jews for Holocaust quits parliamentary commission

A Lithuanian lawmaker who had suggested that Jews share the blame for the Holocaust resigned as chair of the parliament’s historical memory commission. Valdas Rakutis faced criticism over his comments, made during a speech in parliament on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, including a rare rebuke from the US ambassador. Rakutis cited his desire to “reduce […]

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