Most politicians make promises. Donald Trump issues threats. He continues to insist that the only way he can possibly lose the upcoming election on November 3rd is some sort of illegal and unfair shenanigans on the part of people willing to go to any lengths to thwart the will of the American people who overwhelmingly […]It Is What It Is — Rcooley123’s Blog
India’s Covid tally rose to over 4.13 million cases, overtaking Brazil as the country with the second-highest recorded cases. The pandemic continued its surge in India, with more than 94,000 fresh infections. Stay with TOI for the latest updates
“The chief and I, we love our city. We were born and raised here,” Mayor Lovely Warren said. “We are committed to making the necessary changes to make sure this community moves forward.”
J35 made international headlines in 2018 when her last calf died shortly after birth. She then carried the young whale’s carcass with her for more than two weeks and 1,500 kilometres.
Turkey is the one that needs to step back!
Turkey’s Erdogan has called on the European Union to take a neutral stance in Ankara’s growing row with Greece. Relations between Ankara and Athens have been strained over energy prospecting in the eastern Mediterranean.
Push back. Palestinians need their own state.
King Salman tells Trump his country wants an outcome based on 2002 Arab Peace Initiative
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has told Donald Trump that the kingdom is eager to achieve a fair and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue, which he said was the main starting point of the kingdom’s proposed Arab Peace Initiative, the state news agency reported.
The leaders spoke by phone following a historic US-brokered accord last month under which the United Arab Emirates agreed to become the third Arab state to normalise ties with Israel, after Egypt and Jordan.
In a statement released Friday, the Williamsville Central School District said that students learning remotely or through hybrid models would see their school years delayed indefinitely. Those returning to in-person hybrid learning models would apparently see their classes start on Tuesday.
The statement blamed the decision on 90 school employees who requested sick leave absences due to COVID-19, as well as the resignations of more than 100 employees.
Roger McNamee: The company essentially believes that it is sovereign, the equivalent of another nation. It has nearly twice as many monthly active users as there are people in China. And so Mark Zuckerberg very much has the view that no one can tell him what to do… Facebook’s own research says that 64% of the time that a person joins an extremist network on Facebook, it is because Facebook has recommended that they do so…
People sit there and assume it’s about money, and I think money is secondary. I really think it’s about power. I think Mark Zuckerberg has a vision that connecting all the people in the world on one network — his network — is the best thing any human being can do. And in his notion it has to do with efficiency, it has to do with scale, it has to do with imposing his vision on it.
And that kind of power is intoxicating.
Translation: Boorish Boris has no plan, no clue how to lead or to manage England or Brexit.
Move threatens to collapse talks that PM has said must be completed within weeks
Boris Johnson is drawing up legislation that will override the Brexit withdrawal agreement on Northern Ireland, a move that threatens the collapse of crunch talks which the prime minister has said must be completed within five weeks.
Johnson will put an ultimatum to negotiators this week, saying the UK and Europe must agree a post-Brexit trade deal by 15 October or Britain will walk away for good.