Posts Tagged ‘renew’

Russia refuses to renew visa for BBC Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford

The BBC has hit back against Russia’s abrupt expulsion of its Moscow correspondent, calling it a “direct assault on media freedom”. Late on Thursday night, Russian state broadcaster Rossiya 24 said veteran reporter Sarah Rainsford would not have her visa removed at the end of the month. The report said the foreign ministry’s decision came […]

Biden Scrambles To Renew Eviction Moratorium Before Kamala Harris Throws Him Out Of White House

Biden Scrambles To Renew Eviction Moratorium Before Kamala Harris Throws Him Out Of White House WASHINGTON, D.C.—After pressure from suffering special interest groups across the country—and upon the realization that Vice President Harris was about to kick him out of the White House—President Biden quickly signed an executive action to extend the eviction moratorium today. […]

Biden To Renew Gun Control Push During Speech On Crime

President Biden will renew his push for gun control push at the federal level during his upcoming speech on crime. He plans to lay out new steps to stem a rising national tide of violent crime, with a particular focus on gun violence, as administration officials brace for what they fear could be an especially […]

Nation’s Libertarians Renew Push For 365 Federal Holidays A Year

U.S.—After the passing of Juneteenth as a federal holiday, the libertarians of the nation are renewing their push for 365 federal holidays a year. “We’re glad the federal government will not be working one more day — but it’s not enough,” said local libertarian man Jake Fluglehorn of Idaho. “We will not rest until the […]

Scalise and Comer Renew Calls for Democrats to Investigate Chinese Coronavirus Origin

Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), ranking member of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, and Rep. James Comer (R-KY), ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, are renewing their calls for their Democrat colleagues to investigate the origins of the Chinese coronavirus and “hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable.” […]

Clashes renew in Jerusalem for third day; 15 arrested in Haifa

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

European Union opts not to renew AstraZeneca vaccines contract after supply row

The European Union has opted not to renew an order for AstraZeneca to supply its coronavirus vaccine after June. The decision comes as French President Emmanuel Macron said the bloc will focus on jabs from other pharmaceutical companies in the future. It follows a high-profile dispute with the pharmaceutical company over the supply of vaccines […]

EU did not renew its order for AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs beyond June, bloc’s vaccines boss says

The EU has not made any new orders for AstraZeneca shots beyond June, the head of the bloc’s vaccine task force has said. The EU has been at odds with the drug maker over sloppy deliveries for months. No new orders for the AstraZeneca vaccine – recently rebranded as Vaxzevria – have been made by […]

Will the Suez Canal Ship Crisis Renew Push for Israeli Red-Med Rail Link?

A general view shows seagulls in Ashdod port, as a storm approaches Israel’s shores, Jan. 4, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Amir Cohen / File. Israel has long sought to connect the Red Sea with the Mediterranean using a railway line between the Southern port of Eilat and the port of Ashdod, for cargo freight and […]

Killings of Asian women renew push for tougher US hate crime laws

The killings of six women of Asian descent in Georgia this week have prompted fresh calls to pass hate crime laws in the handful of states without them and for law enforcement elsewhere to invoke protections already in place. US hate crime laws vary widely by state, and prosecutors do not always use them. But […]

U.S. ‘disappointed’ that Iran rejected offer to renew nuclear talks

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

We Must Renew Black-Jewish Brotherhood

Back in 1993, when I was Rabbi at Oxford and appointed Cory Booker to be the student president of the L’Chaim Society, our two communities had been rocked by the 1991 riots in Crown Heights and other points of friction. But Cory and I understood the importance of building Black-Jewish brotherhood. The same rings true today. With frictions between the Black and Jewish communities rising again — with pro-Israel activists […]

Judicial officials visit Imam Khomeini shrine to renew loyalty to ideals of Islamic Revolution

Top judicial officials, including top judge Ebrahim Raisi, visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, to renew their allegiance to the ideals of the Islamic Revolution. The visit took place as Iran is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. This year’s celebrations started on January 31 and will last until February 10. Source

Labor to pick new leader as frontrunner Michaeli looks to renew struggling party

Labor members go to the polls on Sunday to task a new leader with saving the center-left party, which governed Israel for its first three decades of statehood, from total oblivion in March’s election. Labor has seen its fortunes tumble in recent years, hit by a rightward shift among Israeli voters, turmoil in the party, […]

Renew Europe expels Lithuanian MEP Viktor Uspaskich over homophobic comments

European Parliament group Renew Europe has expelled Lithuanian MEP Viktor Uspaskich over homophobic comments. The politician had faced an internal disciplinary procedure for posting comments on social media where he referred to the LGBT+ community as “perverts”. In a statement on Wednesday, the liberal group confirmed Uspaskich’s expulsion “with immediate effect” following a vote. “There […]

Can Biden renew foreign aid to Palestinians while still adhering to Taylor Force Act?

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Can Biden renew foreign aid to Palestinians while still adhering to Taylor Force Act? November 25, 2020 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article The incoming Biden administration has made clear it intends to renew funding to the Palestinian Authority and reopen the PLO mission in […]

MSM Renew Push To Cancel Debates As Trump Slams Biden’s Drug-Test Refusal

President Trump has pointed out rival Joe Biden’s refusal to be drug-tested before Tuesday’s debate, after accusing him of doping. Meanwhile, pundits are ramping up calls to cancel the debate altogether Trump speculated on the Democrat’s sobriety on Monday in a twitter post saying: “Joe Biden just announced that he will not agree to a […]

SYRIA: Jaish Al Islam Renew Attacks on Damascus from Terrorist Occupied Douma.

Smoke rises above Mleha yesterday in Eastern Ghouta. (Photo: Vanessa Beeley) Vanessa Beeley 21st Century Wire After ten days of  peace, mortars have returned to Damascus. A brief respite of around ten days of peace and security has been broken by the remaining Jaish Al Islam factions still embedded in Douma, the final pocket of […]

Seoul won’t rush to renew joint military drills with US as new intra-Korean summit solidifies

At a bilateral summit on Friday, Moon called on the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to wait before resuming the drills, Yonhap reported, citing a government official. The drills have been paused for the duration of the Winter Olympics, as part of Seoul’s attempt to mend relations with Pyongyang. North Korea considers the drills a […]

Trump Administration Urges Congress To Renew Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)

By Aaron Kesel U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is urging Congress to “promptly” reauthorize section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) scheduled to expire at the end of this year. The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats also signed the letter, addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., House Minority Leader […]

US literary figures renew call for freedom for Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour

Prominent U.S. poets, writers, playwrights and publishers issued statements today in support of imprisoned Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour ahead of her upcoming trial verdict on October 17.  The statements calling for her freedom, and demanding that Israel drop all charges against Dareen, released by Jewish Voice for Peace and Adalah-NY, come just as the Israeli […]

Humanity is committing suicide through pollution: 12.6 MILLION avoidable deaths each year, WHO claims

(NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) is turning heads after releasing statistics on the number of deaths caused by pollution. In theory, all these deaths are preventable, completely avoidable if there were greater efforts to clean up home and work environments. Widespread use of lab-validated air and water purification systems could mitigate many […]

The migration crisis calls to mind the collapse of the Roman Empire

There is much the ancient world can teach us. One of the key lessons is that mass migration – motivated by war, societal collapse, and/or extreme poverty – is capable of destroying even the most powerful of empires. At its height the Roman Empire was so vast and so powerful it was run on the […]

Why the high fat, low carb diet may be ideal for most people

     Jeff Volek, Ph.D., and registered dietitian and professor in the Human Science Department at Ohio State University, has done enormous work in the field of high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets, investigating how it affects human health and athletic performance. Volek has published many scientific articles as well as several books, including The Art and Science of […]

Infrastructure ‪Pipeline Task Force‬ Meeting Shut Down

Print Friendly Frontline Residents Directly Impacted By Gas Infrastructure Shut Down the Final Meeting of Pennsylvania Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Task Force Seven Arrested from “People’s Task Force” Residents impacted by fracked gas infrastructure from across Pennsylvania came together today to shut down the final meeting of Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Task Force. Exactly one year after members […]

Silence, please: noise and the disharmony of modern life

Graham Peebles writes: The worlds we inhabit are noisy places. The external environment – particularly cities, where over half the population now live, suffocates under a cacophony of competing sounds, from road and air traffic, to power tools, car alarms and neon lights. Moreover, for most of us, the internal, mental space in which we […]

Palestinian leaders renew attack on Tony Blair over Israel

Harriet Sherwood London Guardian Oct 2, 2011 The Palestinian leadership has stepped up its attack on Tony Blair in his role as envoy of the Middle East Quartet, saying that his “parroting” of Israeli demands casts doubt on his credibility. Nabil Shaath, a senior Palestinian official, confirmed that Palestinian leaders had discussed whether to make […]

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