Posts Tagged ‘weighs’

International court pushes back on ‘threats’ as it weighs Israel-Hamas arrests

The International Criminal Court (ICC) pushed back against “threats” Friday as it faces intense pressure following reports of possible arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas officials over their conduct in the Oct. 7 attack and war in Gaza that has followed. A number of pro-Israel U.S. lawmakers and the Biden administration have urged the ICC… […]

Supreme Court weighs major changes to abortion pill access: Live updates

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in a case that could have sweeping consequences for all Americans’ access to mifepristone, a widely used abortion pill. The hearing returns the issue of abortion to the Supreme Court almost two years after its landmark decision to overturn constitutional protections to the procedure. The court… […]

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA’s cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide.” Source

Liz Cheney weighs in on the controversy of the day: Taylor Swift

Former Wyoming lawmaker Liz Cheney came to Taylor Swift’s defense Wednesday, calling the pop sensation a “national treasure.” Swift, who endorsed President Joe Biden in 2020, has increasingly — and somewhat inexplicably — drawn the ire of conservatives. “Taylor Swift is a national treasure,” Cheney said on X, seeming to rebutt the heat Swift has […]

Haley weighs in on Trump defamation verdict: ‘America can do better’

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley responded to the news of former President Trump and her fellow GOP competitor’s verdict in his defamation case where he has been ordered to pay $83.3 million. “Donald Trump wants to be the presumptive Republican nominee and we’re talking about $83 million in damages. We’re not talking about fixing the… […]

Hitchens weighs in behind English Independence

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Report: Joe Biden Weighs Expanding Foreign Competition Against Working Class Americans

President Joe Biden is weighing expanding foreign competition in the labor market against working class Americans by offering green cards to foreign visa workers, a new report suggests. An exclusive report from Fox News’s Adam Shaw reveals that Biden is considering allowing foreign workers on H-2A agricultural visas and H-2B non-agricultural visas to apply for […]

Switzerland Weighs Break With Centuries-Old Policy Of Neutrality

Switzerland Weighs Break With Centuries-Old Policy Of Neutrality by Tyler Durden Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 Via Responsible Statecraft A group of Swiss lawmakers has moved forward a proposal to allow countries to give Swiss-made weapons to Ukraine, in a move that would soften Switzerland’s centuries-old policy of neutrality toward foreign conflicts. “The majority of the […]

Michigan Jury Weighs Case Against 3 Accused in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Michigan jurors on Tuesday began deliberations in the trial of three men accused of assisting in an elaborate plot two years ago to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in opposition to strict coronavirus restrictions imposed during the pandemic. After two weeks of testimony in Jackson County Circuit Court, the court said the jury is weighing […]

Oil Prices Pushed Up as Market Weighs Tight Supply Against Recession Fears

LONDON—Oil prices rose in European trading on Friday, lifted by supply concerns as attention turned to next week’s OPEC+ meeting. Brent crude futures for September settlement, due to expire on Friday, gained $2.34 to $109.48 a barrel by 0933 GMT for its highest since July 5. The more active October contract was up $2.30 at […]

Seventy Five Years Later, Toll Of Taft-Hartley Weighs Heavily On Labor

The Taft-Hartley Act was the centerpiece of big business’s counterattack against a labor and people’s movement that had, over the previous decade, won major improvements for working people on factory floors and in the halls of Congress. From 1936 through World War II, the new industrial unions of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) — […]

Israel Weighs A New Attack On Gaza, Allowing Hisham Abu Hawash To Die On Hunger Strike

This Saturday, perhaps the largest escalation between the Palestinian armed factions and Israeli military occurred, when 2 rockets — allegedly fired by Hamas — struck the sea near Israel’s Tel Aviv. With Israel provoking Gaza frequently since the unconditional ceasefire in May last year, the Israelis now threaten war and the murder of a Palestinian […]

Colombia Weighs Abortion Decriminalization As Feminist ‘Green Wave’ Sweeps Latin America

Colombia’s top constitutional court is set to rule in the coming days in a landmark case that could fully decriminalize abortion, a result that would provide the latest jolt to the feminist “Green Wave” movement that has pushed for and won expanded reproductive rights across Latin America. In December, Argentina became the largest of the […]

“The Vaccine Has Become a Social Menace” – Dr. McCullough Weighs in on the Social Weaponization of the Covid Vaccine (AUDIO)

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U.S. Weighs Deploying Balloons To Provide Internet Access To Cubans During Crackdown

In the aftermath of the Cuban government’s response to protests throughout the country, the United States government is weighing what options it has for restoring communication services on the island nation. Internet service is currently suspended throughout Cuba, and some ham radio frequencies are even being jammed in Florida, preventing even rudimentary communications with the […]

Supreme Court weighs voting rights in a pivotal Arizona case

Would you vote by mail if you had to drive hours to a post office to mail your ballot? That question confronts the United States Supreme Court this session in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee, which analysts see as one of the most important voting rights cases in a decade. The case considers two Arizona […]

George Floyd’s family meets Biden as US Congress weighs police bill

The anniversary of George Floyd’s death was supposed to be a milestone moment, a time to mark passage of legislation to “root out systemic racism” in the criminal justice system, in the words of President Joe Biden. Instead, Floyd’s family visited Washington on Tuesday to mourn with Biden and prod Congress to act as they […]

Italy eases Covid restrictions, as parliament weighs EU recovery package amid worst recession since World War II

Three-quarters of Italy have begun to ease Covid measures as the nation starts to emerge from months of lockdown after regional governments and residents protested continued restrictions amid a deepening recession in the country. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi admitted that the decision, coming a couple months after he took office, was a “calculated risk” […]

Iran weighs counter-sanctions, stops cooperation with EU in key areas after Brussels blacklists officials over protest crackdown

Tehran will suspend its cooperation with Brussels in several areas, the foreign ministry has announced, in response to EU sanctions on Iranian military and police chiefs over the “lethal suppression” of protesters. Iran is considering reciprocal sanctions and will stop all “comprehensive talks” with the EU on human rights, terrorism, illicit drugs and refugees, foreign […]

U.S. Weighs Joint Approach To Beijing Olympics With Allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday the Biden administration is consulting with allies about a joint approach to China and its human rights record, including how to handle the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics. The department initially suggested that an Olympic boycott to protest China’s rights abuses was among the possibilities but a senior […]

EU weighs donating 5% of its COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations

The European Union could donate 5% of the COVID-19 vaccines it has secured to poorer nations, an internal document seen by Reuters shows, in a move that risks undercutting a distribution scheme co-led by the World Health Organization. The plan, drafted by the French government, sets for the first time a clear target for EU […]

Health Ministry weighs calling the cops on anti-vaxxers who fake appointments

The Health Ministry is considering filing police complaints against anti-vaxxers who have been scheduling appointments to inoculate only to cancel them at the last minute, forcing HMOs to throw out unused doses, Hebrew media reported Thursday. The Ministry has also asked Facebook to take down the posts of anti-vaxxers bragging about their exploits; the social […]

Supreme Court Weighs Corporate Liability For Child Laborers On Cocoa Farms

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether the world’s largest cocoa corporations are liable for child slavery in their supply chains. For 15 years, six citizens of Mali who were trafficked as children to work on cocoa farms have sought legal damages from Cargill and Nestle USA under a 240-year-old anti-piracy law. The […]

Israel weighs mandatory coronavirus tests for teachers returning to school

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Empire Update: Afghanistan/Somalia Withdrawal Scam; Trump Weighs WWIII

November 25, 2020  The Empire Update for Nov. 23 covering the Grand Finale of Trump’s promise to end the Afghanistan War; what’s really behind the Somalia troop withdrawal; US-backed monarchy sparks new potential war in Africa; State Department takes new action for Israel against BDS movement; and potential for Trump to start war with […]

Can machines replace human workers? Ben-Gurion weighs in

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Israel weighs nighttime curfew as COVID infection rate reaches highest point since September

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Israel’s coronavirus czar weighs East Jerusalem lockdown as cases surge

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Congress Weighs Indefinite Detention Of Americans

Congress Weighs Indefinite Detention Of Americans Above Photo: Stuart McAlpine/Flickr Under the guise of exercising supervisory power over the president’s ability to use military force, Congress is considering writing Donald Trump a blank check to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens with no criminal charges. Alarmingly, this legislation could permit the president to lock up Americans who dissent […]

Australia Weighs the Cost of Resisting China’s Meddling

Australia Weighs the Cost of Resisting China’s Meddling May 11th, 2018 Via: Bloomberg: When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Australia in March 2017, he had a clear message for policy makers: There’s no need to pick sides between Washington and Beijing. More than a […]

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