Posts Tagged ‘picks’

Republicans rip NY’s top court picks

With help from Shawn Ness DRINKS ON US — Come celebrate the end of session with POLITICO. We’re hosting a happy hour on Wednesday, May 29, at the Albany War Room Tavern. Join fellow New York insiders for drinks and hors d’oeuvres, meet our editorial team and learn more about our coverage of politics, policy […]

The VICE Staff Picks the Best Gifts of 2023

It’s useless asking for a Christmas list from friends and family. Dad will unhelpfully ask for socks for the millionth time, while your mother-in-law has the audacity to assume you can afford to buy her an expensive iPad. Sure, you can stumble into CVS for a gift card, but that feels more than a little […]

Billary Clinton Among Top Picks To Run For Head Puppet in 2024 If Hands Biden Doesn’t: Poll

A recent poll shows failed human, 2016 Democrat presidential candidate Billary Clinton is among the Demophiles top picks for the left wing primary of the carrion slurping vulture which is the US’s circus side show if 81-year-old Hands Biden decides not to run in 2024 due to age or other factors such as Criminal charges, […]

Hillary Clinton Among Top Picks To Run in 2024 If Joe Biden Doesn’t: Poll

A recent poll shows that failed 2016 Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is among the Democrats’ top picks for the party’s primary if 81-year-old President Joe Biden decides not to run in 2024 due to age or other factors, such as fitness for office. Most of the 2,000-plus respondents to the Harvard-Harris poll said that […]

Our Editors’ Picks for the Best Black Friday Deals

All the mega monster Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and deals, in one place. As the resident VICE lords of cyber deals deals deals, Black Friday is where our curatorial skills really excel. We use our combo of fuego taste and masterful sale-spelunking to point out the spiciest, tastiest, best Black Friday deals on […]

Biden Picks Up After Journalist Calls Secret Burner Phone Revealed In Hunter Scandal

On Sunday, investigative journalist and Clinton Cash author Peter Schweizer revealed that Hunter Biden had been paying for a secret global phone from AT&T to the tune of $300 per month. “We know from the laptop that Hunter Biden’s business paid for a private phone line that Joe Biden used while he was vice president,” Schweizer told Fox News‘ […]

USA Today Picks Biological Man As ‘Woman of the Year’ For Second Year Running

USA Today has once again chosen a biological male who identifies as transgender as its ‘woman of the year’. USA Today now has a habit of picking biological men as ‘woman of the year’, having last year decided that Biden’s assistant secretary of health and human services Rachel Levine was worthy of the award. This […]

King Charles Picks France, Germany For 1st State Visits

It will be the first state visit by a British monarch since 2015, as the late Queen Elizabeth stopped traveling abroad in her later years. Source

US Picks Team to Oversee $52.7 Billion in Semiconductor Funding

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration on Tuesday named a team of senior advisers to oversee $52.7 billion in government funding to boost semiconductor manufacturing and research. Commerce Department chief economist Aaron “Ronnie” Chatterji will serve as White House Coordinator for CHIPS Implementation at the National Economic Council (NEC) and will manage the work of the CHIPS Implementation […]

Chaniartoon picks 19 Iranian animated movies for 2022 competition

TEHRAN – The Chaniartoon International Comic & Animation Festival has selected 19 short Iranian animated films to screen at its sixth edition, which is underway in the Greek cities of Chania and Crete. The highlights of the Iranian lineup are “Where the Winds Die” by Pejman Alipur, “The Wet Mirror” by Amir-Hushang Moein, “The Sprayer” […]

Out with the old, in with the new: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss picks her cabinet

The UK’s new prime minister, Liz Truss, who has a daunting to-do list topped by soaring energy bills and a potential economic recession, spent her first hours in 10 Downing Street sacking some of the old cabinet and bringing in her own team. The appointments came thick and fast but there was a notable theme – a strong […]

Thor Picks Up Rolling Pin, Unlocking All The Powers Of Jane Foster

NEW ASGARD — Thor god of thunder has once again returned to Earth to visit his love interest, Jane Foster. After realizing that Jane was able to wield all the powers of the mighty Thor Odinson by simply picking up his old hammer, Thor has decided to pick up Jane’s most prized item in hopes […]

GOP picks final four in 2024 convention search

The choice of a convention host city has taken on an important symbolic role in recent years, with both parties using them to deliver statements of intent about competing for important swing states — and to direct attention and organizing resources to those places. Neither Republicans nor Democrats have gone outside a potential battleground for […]

Boeing Delivers 34 Aircraft in November, Picks up Southwest Order

SEATTLE—Boeing Co. said on Tuesday that it handed over 34 airplanes to carriers in November, while adding 109 jets to its 737 MAX order tally. The delivery tally-closely scrutinized by investors as deliveries generate much-needed cash during the coronavirus crisis—compares with 27 planes in October, and seven in the year-ago period when Boeing was in […]

UBS Picks Former Morgan Stanley President Kelleher as Chairman

ZURICH—UBS named former Morgan Stanley President Colm Kelleher on Saturday as its surprise pick to succeed Axel Weber as chairman of the world’s biggest wealth manager when his mandate ends in April. Kelleher, an Irishman from County Cork, retired from his post at Morgan Stanley in 2019 after three decades at the U.S. investment bank, […]

Belgrade ethnological film festival picks docs from Iran 

Belgrade ethnological film festival picks docs from Iran  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Iranian documentary films “The Snow Calls”, “And the Sky Was Created” and “Balora” will be competing in the 30th International Festival of Ethnological Film in Belgrade. The festival will take place at the Ethnographic Museum in the Serbian capital of Belgrade from […]

Biden Picks Deborah Lipstadt for ‘Anti-Semitism’ Envoy

Joe Biden has decided that Deborah Lipstadt needs to be in charge of ridding the world of “anti-semitism” (aka jews being held to account for their criminal conspiracies). You might remember Debbie for her many lies regarding the biggest hoax of the 20th century. She famously beat David Irving in a rigged trial. She wrote […]

Joe Biden Picks Up the Baton from Barack Obama

Barack Obama, the once US President, member of the Democratic Party, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, fought four wars. Republican Donald Trump who succeeded him preferred not to increase the number of war zones and conflicts involving the United States Armed Forces. It is thus not surprising that some members of the international community […]

Biden Picks Lesser Prairie Chicken over Oil and Gas Industry, American Jobs

The United States’ energy independence is under threat again as President Joe Biden invokes the Endangered Species Act to protect the lesser prairie chicken’s habitat, where the birds’ range overlaps the oil and gas rich Permian Basin. The Biden-controlled U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials have proposed the listing, another reversal of former President Donald […]

Brussels festival picks shorts “Asho”, “Exam”, “Chauffeur” from Iran

TEHRAN – Iranian movies “Asho”, “Exam” and “Chauffeur” will be competing in the 24th edition of the Brussels Short Film Festival, which will take place in the Belgian capital from August 28 to September 5. “Asho” directed by Jafar Najafi is about a little shepherd interested in cinema. The routine with his herd is challenging, […]

Ecuador picks conservative for president; Peru eyes runoff

A conservative businessman seemed headed to Ecuador’s presidency, with voters rejecting the leftist movement started by former President Rafael Correa more than a decade ago. And in neighboring Peru it remained unclear which of 18 presidential hopefuls would fill the two spots in a June runoff election. The South American nations held elections Sunday under […]

Israeli president picks Netanyahu to try to form government

“No candidate has a realistic chance of forming a government that will have the confidence of the Knesset,” Rivlin said. But, he added, Netanyahu has a “slightly higher chance” of being able to. “I have decided to entrust him with the task,” Rivlin said from Jerusalem. Netanyahu now has up to six weeks to try […]

Domestic Terrorism Goes Transnational: the War on Dissidents Picks Up Momentum

By Philip Giraldi The Biden Administration is now preparing to go after the people that it objects to and will create new laws as necessary to do so. The claim is often made that President George W. Bush’s war on terror, which produced legislation that was employed to attack Iraq in 2003, eventually morphed into […]

Israel Air Force picks new transport helicopter: Lockheed Martin’s CH-53K

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Spain’s vaccination programme picks up speed as second phase kicks in

Italy, France, Germany and Spain have the most coronavirus deaths in the EU, although all trail non-EU member Britain, which has Europe’s highest virus death toll at over 121,000. Two months after the first vaccine shots had been administered, the European Union is still struggling to get its COVID-19 inoculation drive up to speed. This […]

Facebook picks a side and bans Myanmar’s military from their platforms

Facebook has announced that it has removed all remaining Myanmar military and military-controlled pages from its sites. It has also blocked advertising from military-linked businesses, depriving them of their largest communication platform. The ban also includes Instagram. The decision follows a coup on February 1st, where the military removed elected leaders from power and jailed […]

Klobuchar: Biden’s inauguration is the day ‘our democracy picks itself up’

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks during the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate Rules Committee, said Wednesday’s inauguration was the day “our democracy picks itself up.” In a speech ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing in, Klobuchar said […]

Biden Picks Transgender Who Encouraged Covid-Safe Orgies As Assistant Health Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has ticked another diversity box, tapping Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine for his assistant secretary of health, which would make her the first transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate. Levine made headlines last month after her department issued guidance for Pennsylvania orgy enthusiasts who wish to remain COVID-safe while engaging in group sex. The PA […]

Biden Picks Man Who Identifies as ‘Rachel’ for Assistant Health Secretary

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has selected Pennsylvania’s health secretary, a man who was born Richard and now identifies as Rachel, as assistant secretary of health at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. “Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic — […]

Biden picks transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

Dr. Rachel Levine speaks via videoconference during a Senate Transportation subcommittee hybrid hearing on Dec. 10, 2020. | Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images By POLITICO STAFF 01/19/2021 08:45 AM EST President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Pennsylvania health secretary Rachel Levine for assistant secretary of health at HHS, making her the first openly transgender federal official to […]

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