Posts Tagged ‘passes’

MEP leaves League over its backing for mandatory COVID health passes

An Italian MEP has left the far-right League party over its decision to back so-called “green” COVID health passes. Francesca Donato, who was elected to the European Parliament in 2019, announced her departure on Tuesday. The Eurosceptic MEP has long been opposed to obligatory vaccinations and has regularly criticised the COVID-19 restrictions enforced by Italy’s […]

Earth Passes Directly Between Neptune and Our Sun – Neptune At Opposition Sept. 14, 2021

Tonight, (September 14) the planet Neptune will be at opposition. This is a yearly event where Earth passes directly between Neptune and our Sun. Neptune is an ice giant a planet of monster storms. At around the same time Neptune passes opposition, it also makes its closest approach to the Earth. It is brighter than […]

UAE trade with Israel passes $500m mark

Trade between the UAE and Israel amounted to $523.2 million in the first half of 2021, the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC) revealed on Sunday. In 2020, trade volume was $188.9 million, an increase of around 177 per cent. Excluding diamonds, the FICC said, trade between the two countries totaled $229 million between […]

Ukraine Parliament Passes Law to Legalize and Regulate Cryptocurrency

Ukraine has become the latest country to legalize cryptocurrency, just days after El Salvador adopted Bitcoin as legal tender. In an almost unanimous vote on Sept. 8, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a virtual asset bill making cryptocurrency and other digital assets legal in the country. Known as Bill No. 3637 On Virtual Assets, the draft bill provides clarification on how individuals and […]

Encrypted email website ProtonMail passes user’s IP address to French authorities, leading to arrest of climate activist

Home » Europe, Injustice, Technology » Encrypted email website ProtonMail passes user’s IP address to French authorities, leading to arrest of climate activist     A French climate activist has been arrested after the private email service ProtonMail cooperated with authorities after a court ruling, logging details of a user before providing it to the […]

Cuba Passes ‘Misinformation’ Law Calling Online Criticism Of The Government ‘Cyberterrorism’

Cuba passed legislation treating “misinformation” as “cyberterrorism.” The move comes weeks after widespread anti-government protests gripped Cuba, which made international news largely because of photos and videos posted to social media by Cubans on the island. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel explained that the law “goes against misinformation and cyber lies.” As Reuters reports about Decree 35: The […]

Chicago Passes Union-Backed Bill For Civilian Oversight Of Violent Cops

Above photo: The law reflects increasing public scrutiny about how the police function. A civilian commission will be empowered to pick the head of the police investigatory body and change the rules and policies under which the police operate. Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. In July, Chicago’s city council passed a modified version […]

Bill Gates Bribes Deep State With $1.5 Billion if House Passes Biden’s Infrastructure Bill

Billionaire Bill Gates has offered to pump a whopping $1.5 billion into the federal government if House lawmakers pass Joe Biden’s trojan-horse infrastructure bill. The $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – a Democrat rewrite of their previous $2.7 trillion American Jobs Plan – will soon be voted on in the House of Representatives. The huge spending bill already passed […]

Texas state senator ends 15-hour filibuster; voting bill passes

She hugged her Democratic colleagues after finally putting down the microphone. Minutes later, the bill passed 18-11 in the Senate, although the measure is now once again stalled since Democrats continue to stay away from the state House of Representatives in a standoff that has now entered a 32nd day. Alvarado’s filibuster began hours after […]

Bill to Give Israel Billions of Dollars Passes House, Now on to Senate

By Alison Weir A bill that would expend over $6.4 billion on behalf of Israel, which was advanced earlier by a House committee, has now been passed by the whole House of Representatives. The bill will next be taken up by the Senate. The bill was passed on July 28th, in the midst of an Israeli […]

Plans for vaccine passes provoke protests in France, Switzerland and Italy

Government plans to make access to public spaces conditional on health checks have provoked more protest demonstrations in France, Switzerland and Italy. Under the schemes, vaccination cards, or a recent negative Covid-19 test, are to be made obligatory for those wanting to visit cultural, sporting and social events. Throughout France, around 200.000 people took to […]

John Woodcock One Of The Greatest Cricket Writers Passes On

Cricket writer and former cricket correspondent of ‘The Times’ John Woodcock left us a few days ago, just on the verge of turning 95 in August. It is hard to describe the magnitude of affection cricketers, writers and enthusiasts of the game expressed for him. The game truly lost an ornament. In his schooldays he […]

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new bill, the PFAS Action Act of 2021, which would improve regulation and focus on the clean up of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances which have been proven to be hazardous to both the environment and human health.  The bill now moves on to the U.S. Senate and […]

Paris Clinics Offering Fake COVID Passes For £250 as Black Market Surges

A local family restaurant has been forced to close its doors after 20 years due to the COVID lockdown, highlighting again how while the pandemic helped make the rich far richer, ordinary people continue to suffer. Julios, a Mexican/Italian restaurant in the village of Oughtibridge, Sheffield, announced the closure on its Facebook page. “Julio’s Restaurant […]

Europe floods: Death toll passes 100 in Germany and Belgium as climate crisis blamed

More than 100 people have died in the floods that have devastated Germany and Belgium, while authorities desperately try to trace over 1,000 missing people in one German district alone. In Germany alone, more than 90 people have died in what is the country’s worst mass loss of life in years. That number was feared […]

Iranian football critic Hamidreza Sadr passes away

TEHRAN – Iranian long-serving football critic, author and historian passed away at the age of 65 on Friday. He lost his long battle with cancer in Orange County, the United States. Sadr was well-known for his publications on various subjects such as football, cinema, and non-fiction based on history and social studies. He wrote several […]

Argentina Passes Law to Reserve 1% of All Government Jobs for Transgenders

    Argentina’s Senate has passed a bill mandating a quota of transvestite and transgendered workers be hired by all government agencies and now it is up to the Executive to pass it into law. The bill was endorsed by 55 Senators, while only one voted against it and 6 others abstained. A Lower House […]

Oldest Greek in Australia Passes Away at 109

Eleni Confos celebrated recently her 109th birthday. Credit: Facebook/ The Castellorizian Association NSW Eleni Confos, the oldest Greek in Australia and the most senior Australian Castellorizian, has passed away peacefully at the age of 109, the Board of Directors of the Castellorizian Association of NSW announced on Sunday night. “The Board of Directors of the […]

U.S. coronavirus death toll passes another grim milestone

TEHRAN– Deaths from COVID-19 in the United States have surpassed 600,000. The country has the highest fatality rate from the virus in the world and the latest figure is a stark reminder that despite a vaccine rollout, the disease is far from over in America. The U.S. also has the highest infection rate in the […]

Congress Passes Law To Recognize Juneteenth, The Day Republicans Freed All The Democrats’ Slaves

Congress Passes Law To Recognize Juneteenth, The Day Republicans Freed All The Democrats’ Slaves WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate has unanimously passed a resolution to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday, commemorating the glorious day Republicans freed the last of the Democrats’ slaves.  “We are so proud to show the world how not racist we are by officially […]

Georgia Education Board Passes Resolution Opposing Critical Race Theory, Kemp Applauds

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday applauded the State Board of Education’s decision to pass a resolution that says students should not be taught the quasi-Marxist critical race theory (CRT) in schools. “I applaud the State Board of Education voting today to prevent Critical Race Theory (CRT) from being taught in our classrooms,” Kemp said […]

India Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 300,000

NEW DELHI (AP) — India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections that exploded with fury has shown signs of easing. The milestone, as recorded by India’s health ministry, comes as slowed vaccine deliveries have marred the country’s fight against the pandemic, forcing […]

India COVID-19 death toll passes 300,000

India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections that exploded with fury has shown signs of easing. The milestone, as recorded by India’s health ministry, comes as slowed vaccine deliveries have marred the country’s fight against the pandemic, forcing many to […]

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of plastic waste a year

Image Credit: REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra The Chilean legislature unanimously passed a plastic regulation that ends single-use plastics within the food industry. The regulation is said to reduce the country’s plastic waste by 23,000 tons every year. The new law will “reduce single-use plastic pollution by banning hard-to-recycle items from being served in restaurants or through delivery […]

Texas Passes Law Allowing Students To Lasso Teachers Who Promote Critical Race Theory, Drive Them Out Of Town

Texas Passes Law Allowing Students To Lasso Teachers Who Promote Critical Race Theory, Drive Them Out Of Town AUSTIN, TX—Governor Greg Abbot has signed into law a bill that deputizes students in Texas classrooms so they can use their lassoes to hog-tie any teachers promoting critical race theory and forcibly drive them out of town. […]

India’s COVID-19 death toll passes 250,000 after new daily record

India has confirmed 4,205 more deaths, setting another daily record and taking its official COVID-19 toll past 250,000 as it battles a ferocious surge in infections. Around 370,000 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, pushing India’s total past 23 million, according to the health ministry. The figures are considered vast undercounts due […]

Israel passes $92 million reform to treat disabled military veterans

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State Passes Revolutionary Bill to Finally Ban “No-Knock” Warrants

This week, the state of Tennessee made history after the House gave final approval to Senate Bill 1380 (SB1380) that bans “no-knock” warrants in the state. Highlighting the bipartisan support behind the bill, it passed the Senate and the House without a single ‘nay.’ Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) introduced Senate Bill 1380 on Feb. 11 […]

Texas House Passes Election Integrity Bill

The Texas House of Representatives passed a major election integrity bill on Friday in a 78 to 64 vote. A more robust version of the bill, SB 7, was passed last month by the Texas State Senate in an 18 to 13 vote. It now goes to a conference committee to hammer out differences between […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

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