Posts Tagged ‘urges’

Atheist activist group urges Akron, Ohio to end prayer at city council meetings

AKRON, Ohio — A well-known professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government is asking city council in Akron, Ohio to cease presenting prayers at public meetings. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to council President Margo Sommerville on Tuesday, advising that a “concerned resident” contacted the entity to…

Mitch McConnell Urges GOP to Work with Democrats on Gun Control Legislation

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday “encouraged” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) to work with Senate Democrats on gun control legislation in a reaction to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas this week.

Miami Heat Announcer Michael Baiamonte Demands More Gun Control, Urges Fans to Call Senators

On Wednesday night the Miami Heat announcer Michael Baiamonte referenced the heinous attack on Robb Elementary School and urged fans to call their Senators and demand “commonsense gun laws.”

State Farm Urges Its Florida Agents to Donate Books on Transgenderism to Age 5+ Students

State Farm is urging its agents in Florida to donate books on transgenderism to local schools for students age 5 and older.

Biden’s Labor Chief Urges Congress to Import More Foreign Workers

The nation’s Democratic labor secretary is urging Republicans and Democrats to import more workers for jobs throughout the U.S. economy, even as millions of Americans remain on the sidelines of the U.S. economy.

Pope Francis Urges Action to Combat ‘Cold Demographic Winter’

Pope Francis decried falling birthrates in the Western world Thursday, calling the demographic drop a new form of “generative poverty.”

Cyprus Archbishop Urges No ‘Retreat’ in the Face of Russian Aggression

Cypriot Archbishop Chrysostomos said Sunday it would be a mistake for Ukraine to retreat rather than stand up to Russian aggression in the country.

Lithuania abandons Russian gas imports, urges EU to do the same

Lithuania’s energy ministry said they had completely abandoned Russian gas imports in response to the war in Ukraine. “We are the first EU country among Gazprom’s supply countries to gain independence from Russian gas supplies, and this is the result of a multi-year coherent energy policy and timely infrastructure decisions,” said Dainius Kreivys, the country’s […]

Actress Rita Moreno Urges Celebs to ‘Keep on Preaching’ Politics, Ignore Advice to Be Less Divisive — ‘F**k ‘Em’

Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno attacked critics of Hollywood celebrities who speak out about political and social justice issues, proclaiming, “Fuck ’em!” during her acceptance speech after winning the Stanley Kramer Award at the PGAs on Saturday. Source

Announcement: Russia central bank urges calm amid cash run fears

On Saturday, leaders from the EU, the UK, the US and Canada announced that some Russian banks will be excluded from Swift, an international payment system that is used by thousands of financial institutions across the world, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Source

Iran urges West to show good faith in Vienna

Iran urges West to show good faith in Vienna – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – In his latest comment on the Vienna talks, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said the talks are moving in the right direction. “Talks in Vienna are proceeding in the right direction. Iran’s initiatives brought the talks back on track in a […]

On Busy 1st Day, NYC Mayor Urges Resiliency Against Pandemic

NEW YORK—New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, pledged Saturday to steer the nation’s largest city out of the pandemic by drawing on the resiliency of its people and promising a government that works better, even if it’s not radically different. Hours after being sworn into office in Times Square as the city rang in […]

Businesses Call for Help After UK Chief Scientist Urges People to Reduce Socialising

British businesses have called for government support after a government scientific advisor called on people to reduce socialising during the Christmas season. The hospitality sector was rattled after Professor Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, said at a Downing Street press briefing on Wednesday that people should consider cutting back socialising around Christmas due to […]

UN chief urges plan to ‘Restrict’ Killer Robots

    The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for members to establish a plan that imposes “restrictions on the use of certain types of autonomous weapons” at the start of the Review Conference. The statement from the UN chief comes after a report by the international body claiming that the first military autonomous drone […]

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Murdered journalist’s son urges EU not to fund Malta pipeline

The family of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has urged the European Union not to fund a Maltese gas pipeline that she was investigating before her murder. Matthew Caruana Galizia, Daphne’s son, voiced his opposition to the project and described the EU funding as “intolerable”. “It is unacceptable that public funds are being used for such […]

Iran urges UN to counter U.S. unilateralism as UN marks 67th anniversary

Iran urges UN to counter U.S. unilateralism as UN marks 67th anniversary – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Speaking on the anniversary of the 76th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations on Wednesday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad Hassan Sheikholeslami said the UN should counter United States’ extraterritorial moves in violations of the UN Charter. […]

Trump Urges McConnell to Use Debt Ceiling to Derail Biden’s Spending Bill

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to leverage the impending debt ceiling deadline to “totally kill” the Democrats’ social welfare bill. According to the Treasury Department, lawmakers have until Dec. 15 to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. In a statement, Trump said McConnell “must be fully prepared to […]

Countries must repatriate 27,000 children from Syria detention camp, Amnesty urges

The human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has called on states to repatriate 27,000 of their child nationals from the Al-Hol camp in north-east Syria, where the children of foreign nationals who went to fight for Daesh are currently being held. In a report released by the organisation today, its Syria researcher, Diana Semaan, stated that […]

Sayyed Nasrallah Declares 2nd Phase of Diesel Initiative, Urges Gov’t to Revisit Lifting Medical Subsidies

Nov 26, 2021 [embedded content] By Al-Ahed News Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a televised speech on Friday evening in which he tackled the latest local political developments, mainly announcing the beginning of the second phase of distributing diesel oil to the families for heat in Winter. At the beginning of […]

Bill Gates Urges World Governments to PUNISH Anyone Who Oppose Masks and Vaccines Online

Bill Gates has urged governments worldwide to issue punishments to online users who question mask and vaccine mandates. In a new 30-minute interview with British politician Jeremy Hunt, Gates discussed “pandemic preparedness” and the current global vaccine rollout. [embedded content] “We need a new a new way of doing the vaccines,” Gates told Hunt. Despite […]

USCIRF Urges State Department to Make Designations for Countries Violating Religious Freedom

New Factsheet from Congressional Commission Outlines Rising Persecution for State Department 11/09/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has published a factsheet reiterating its recommendations to the U.S. Department of State regarding countries to be designated as violators of religious […]

Hezbollah Denounces Attack on Iraqi PM, Urges Preserving of Iraq’s Security

Posted on November 8, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 8, 2021 Translated by Staff, Hezbollah Media Relations Hezbollah condemns the attack that targeted Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and urged the prevention of sedition and preserving Iraq’s security. Hezbollah issued the following statement: Hezbollah condemns in the strongest terms the treacherous attack that targeted the house of Iraqi […]

Bill Gates warns of smallpox bioterror attacks and urges world leaders to use ‘germ games’ to prepare

The founder of Microsoft has warned of bioterrorist attacks and has urged world leaders to use “germ games” to prepare for them. Bill Gates said governments must get ready for future pandemics and smallpox terror attacks by investing billions in research and development. During a sit-down interview with the chair of the Health Select Committee, […]

Qatar urges nationals to leave Ethiopia ‘as soon as possible’

Qatar, on Wednesday, called on its citizens to leave Ethiopia “as soon as possible” and to observe the highest degree of caution, two days after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid fighting with Tigrayan rebels. “We call upon all Qatari citizens in Ethiopian territory to take the highest degree of caution and to […]

Boris Johnson Urges Advisers To Cut The 6 Month Wait For 3rd Covid Vaccine

It looks like nine million people will be getting their covid booster jabs early… UK prime minister Boris Johnson has been piling the pressure on his scientific advisers to reduce the six month waiting time for booster jabs Vaccine advisers say they will consider cutting the waiting time from six to five months amid surging […]

Matt Couch Urges ‘Self-Inoculation’ Instead of Vaccinations Without Realizing They’re Basically the Same Thing

Right-wing activist Matt Couch appeared on “The Todd Coconato Show” last week, where he declared that rather than getting vaccinated, wearing masks, and taking steps to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, people should be intentionally exposing themselves to the virus as a form of “self-inoculation.” Couch, who earlier this year was forced to […]

Kuwait urges citizens to leave Lebanon

Kuwait urged its citizens to leave Lebanon and postpone plans to travel to the country after deadly shootings erupted in the capital Beirut on Thursday, according to local media. In a statement cited by the Kuwaiti official KUNA news agency, the Kuwaiti Embassy in Beirut urged its citizens in Lebanon to exercise caution, avoid areas […]

Delingpole: BMJ Urges Doctors to Cut Back on Treatment Because Climate Change

Doctors should think less about the health of their patients and more about the health of the planet, an editorial in the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) has urged. The editorial, published as part of a special edition dedicated to the forthcoming COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, says that medical treatment contributes significantly […]

‘Profits before people’: Ex-Facebook manager urges Congress to regulate tech giant

Testifying before the United States Congress on Tuesday, a former Facebook employee accused the giant tech company of pursuing profits over safety. She urged stricter government oversight to alleviate the dangers Facebook poses, from harming children to inciting political violence to fuel misinformation. Frances Haugen accused the company of failing to make changes to Instagram […]

Imam Khamenei Urges Regional States to Prevent Foreign Intervention

 October 4, 2021 By Staff, Agencies Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said the interference of foreign actors in the region is a source of discord and damage, calling on the regional states to follow the example of Iran for power and rationality. Imam Khamenei praised Iran’s armed forces in […]

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