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France passes laws to fight terrorism, but critics call them excessive

PARIS – French lawmakers have passed two bills that the government says will strengthen its ability to fight terrorism and Islamist extremism following a series of attacks that have heightened the sense of insecurity before the presidential election next year. Debate over the bills, passed Thursday and Friday, had been pushed out of the headlines […]

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Stuck in court, preserves hope legislature will help | news / arlington

[Sun Gazette Newspapers provides content to, but otherwise is unaffiliated with, InsideNoVa or Rappahannock Media LLC.] After failing in a Hail Mary legal challenge to force preservation of land surrounding Rouse’s razed estate on Wilson Boulevard, some activists are now considering taking their cases to the legislature. On July 16, a Circuit Court judge bluntly dismissed […]

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Hong Kong legislature begins discussions on anti-doxxing privacy bill – jurist – news

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Legislative Council on Wednesday began discussions on the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill, which focuses on combating doxxing behavior. The controversial bill has drawn criticism from tech giants and activists for its implications for data privacy and free speech. The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill of 2021 aims to […]

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The Senate Judiciary Committee advances the candidate of the 1st circuit Gustavo Gelpi

The United States Capitol in Washington, DC REUTERS / Joshua Roberts Senate panel voted 12-10 to move Senate nomination Gelpi’s criticism of Supreme Court ‘island affairs’ drew opposition from Republicans (Reuters) – The appointment of US District Judge Gustavo Gelpi to sit on the 1st US Court of Appeals was presented to the entire US […]

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Oscar Fernandes still critical, operation postponed

Top Congressman and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes (80) continues to be on a ventilator after being admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at Yenepoya Specialist Hospital on Monday. Surgery originally scheduled for Thursday morning was postponed on expert advice, sources said DH. Later that evening, KPCC Chairman DK Shivakumar and Assembly Opposition Leader […]

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The Jakarta Post: New deal, old approach to West Papua

EDITORIAL: By the Jakarta Post Editorial Board The unanimous decision of the Indonesian House of Representatives last week to approve the revised Papuan Special Autonomy Law shows, once again, the propensity of Jakarta’s elite to dictate the territory’s future, despite calls persistent in honoring local demands. This “new deal” is unlikely to end violence in […]

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Mansukh Mandavia: Parties should not be in politics on Covid-19: Mansukh Mandavia

Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia stressed during the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that political parties and state governments should not involve politics in the fight against the Covid pandemic, which could experience a third wave, even as He assured that the supply of vaccines, oxygen, drugs and other logistics is stepped up. The upper house returned […]

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administrator who denigrated Native Americans survives on tied vote | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

A panel of state lawmakers found themselves in a 5-5 deadlock on Tuesday over whether to fire education administrator Rachel Gudgel, who made derogatory comments about Native Americans. The equality of votes means Gudgel retains his $ 131,000-a-year job as chair of the Legislative Education Review Committee. The attempt to fire Gudgel came during a […]

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New agreement, old approach – Editorial

Editorial Board (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Wed, July 21, 2021 2021-07-21 01:14 0 c78papa32e3af0945bdb46490a823794f 1 Editorial Papua, special-autonomy, law, revision, human-rights, house of representatives, funds, peace, deliberation Release The unanimous decision of the House of Representatives last week to approve the revised Papuan Special Autonomy Law shows, once again, the propensity of Jakarta’s elite […]

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Jihadists threaten as Somalia elections approach

Somali al-Shabaab jihadists have warned politicians against participating in the elections due to start this month after months of deadlock and delays. The threat, in an audio message purportedly recorded by Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Umar Abu Ubaidah, underscores the security challenges facing the electoral process in this deeply volatile country in the Horn of Africa. […]

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Tech sorry for the circumvention of funds

The Arkansas Tech University attorney apologized to state lawmakers on Monday for the school bypassing the Department of Finance and State Administration before paying $ 1.1 million in emergency financial aid grants to students. On another issue regarding the Russellville-based school, some lawmakers are unhappy with the race-related material given to high school students attending […]

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Has the Center signed an agreement with Pegasus? The government constantly avoids questions of opposition

New Delhi: When it comes to the government’s position on Pegasus spyware and its use, the government is avoiding talking about it. Monday, November 28, 2019, at Lok Sabha, the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnav, spoke on behalf of his predecessor Ravi Shankar Prasad. Ravi Shankar Prasad was responding in the Upper […]

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Emotional Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner calls on legislature to end cash bond after another violent weekend – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia is on its way to breaking records. To date, there has been a 33% increase in homicides from 2020. Victims of violent crime are getting younger. According to city data, 123 gunshot victims this year were under the age of 18. READ MORE: Personal information of Jefferson Health cancer patients compromised […]

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Premier of the NWT appoints new deputy ministers

Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane June 9, 2020. Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane announced changes to two unelected heads of territorial ministries. John MacDonald takes over as deputy minister of the Department of Education, Culture and Employment this week, replacing Rita Mueller who left the NWT public service, according to a press release on Monday. […]

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Plots of disruptors and hindrances cannot derail India’s development trajectory; Monsoon session will bear new fruits of progress: Amit Shah

ANI | Update: Jul 19, 2021 8:16 PM STI New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The monsoon session of parliament will bear new fruits of progress, and disruptors and hindrances will not be able to derail India’s development trajectory with their plots, the minister said on Monday. Home Affairs Union, Amit Shah, criticizing the opposition […]

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Kill Zombie PELs: Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson Maintains Calls for Zombie PEL Canning | Canberra weather

news, latest news, ONE NSW Minister has doubled down on his calls to extinguish expired mining licenses in his electorate. Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson backed his calls in January this year for the state government to “crush” zombie oil exploration (PEL) licenses, at least in his electorate. “This is still my 100% position,” Anderson told […]

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Should DeWine be worried about his political future?

The general assumption is that Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has little to fear from a Conservative challenge in next year’s Republican primary elections. But DeWine may think otherwise, given some recent signals. DeWine’s most likely main enemy could be former US Representative Jim Renacci of Wadsworth of Cleveland. Renacci was the 2018 GOP candidate for […]

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Nepalese Prime Minister Deuba calls for vote of confidence today, South Asia News

Newly appointed Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to demand a confidence vote in the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday. The first meeting of the restored House of Representatives is expected to be held on Sunday, announced by the president’s office on the recommendation of the newly formed cabinet. With the HoR, […]

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WB Assembly President Shameful for His Post, Unaware of Anti-Defection Law: Jay Prakash Majumdar of BJP

By Syeda Shabana Parveen BJP West Bengal vice chairman Jay Prakash Majumdar said on Saturday that the chairman of the state legislature, Biman Banerjee, was a “shame” for the post because he did not no knowledge of anti-defection law. Speaking to ANI, Majumdar said: “West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee is a shame the post. […]

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Puerto Ricans fear power cuts during hurricane season

With less than two months to go into the peak of hurricane season, many Puerto Ricans are concerned about the stability of the island’s power grid, a troubled system that left millions without power during Hurricane Maria . After suffering multiple natural disasters in recent years, including two hurricanes and thousands of earthquakes, the island’s […]

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Marijuana industry insiders cautiously optimistic about Senate bill to end federal ban

Legal marijuana vendors cautiously applaud Democrat-backed Senate bill to end federal pot ban, claiming their businesses have been hampered by banking regulations that require them to deal in cash and make it a target for thieves. For the first time in history, some Senate Democrats introduced a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level […]

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David Y. Igé | GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE INFORM LEGISLATION, CHIEF JUSTICE THAT THE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS WILL BE LIFT ON 6 AUGUST – STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO REQUEST MEDIATION, AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE INFORM LEGISLATION, CHIEF JUSTICE THAT THE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS WILL BE LIFT ON 6 AUGUST – STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO REQUEST MEDIATION, AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE Posted on July 15, 2021 in COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Latest News, Press Room, Press Releases For the video click here For photos click here […]

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CM appeals to Center to attribute Bharat Ratna to Bahuguna

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday called on the central government to award the Bharat Ratna to the leader of the Chipko movement, Sunderlal Bahuguna. The Chief Minister made the appeal by unveiling a memorial stone, portrait and took part in a tree-planting campaign at the Delhi Legislature in memory of the recently deceased environmentalist. […]

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Manitoba Minister of Indigenous Relations Resigns Cabinet After Premier’s Comments on Colonial History

Eileen Clarke resigned as Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations for Manitoba after Premier Brian Pallister made comments last week suggesting that the colonization of Canada was done with good intentions. Clarke confirmed her resignation on Wednesday morning and said Pallister’s comments were a factor in that decision, although she did not specify which comments. […]

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal appointed House Leader to Rajya Sabha

Union Minister and top BJP leader Piyush Goyal was appointed head of the chamber in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, filling the post left vacant by Thaawarchand Gehlot, who is now the governor of Karnataka. Announcing the appointment, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi tweeted: “Congratulations to @PiyushGoyal ji for being appointed House Leader to Rajya […]

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“Categorically deny that I am resigning as Minister of Finance of the World Bank”, declares Amit Mitra

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshaped his Union Council of Ministers last week, what remains in the spotlight are the enormous challenges facing India. Besides a lingering health problem linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is the faltering Indian economy, battered and bruised by the two waves of the pandemic. Business confidence is suspicious, unemployment […]

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AOC accuses Lauren Boebert of making fun of sick grandmother in dispute over government benefits

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused fellow lawmaker Lauren Boebert of making fun of her ailing grandmother on Twitter on Sunday, following a dispute between women in Congress over government benefit programs. The row began on Saturday night when Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive Democrat from New York, shared a video of Boebert, a Republican from Colorado, speaking that […]

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Maharashtra: Activists ignite as bldrs named in duck land fraud action | Bombay News

This Ulwe plot belonged to the Khan Bahadur Hormasji Maneckji Bhiwandiwala trust Navi Mumbai: In 2011, the state government formed a three-member investigative committee to investigate the fraudulent conversion of land owned by Sir Mohammed Yusuf Trust, Mumbai (645 acres), Khan Bahadur Hormasji Maneckji Bhiwandiwala ( KBHMB) Trust, Mumbai (2,000 acres in 18 villages) and […]

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Nana Patole wiretapping: survey panel led by the DGP set up by the government of Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government on Friday set up a three-member committee headed by Police Director General Sanjay Pandey to investigate the suspected telephone tapping President of the State Congress, Nana Patole, during the tenure of the previous government led by the BJP. The other members of the committee are the state intelligence commissioner and the additional […]

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Puerto Rico relaxes mask rules: Travel Weekly

For fully immunized travelers, Puerto Rico no longer requires masks to be worn in private and public spaces, indoors and outdoors. However, local businesses still have the flexibility to set rules and limitations that exceed government requirements. All businesses, including restaurants, theaters, shopping malls, casinos, supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations, bars, nightclubs and gambling halls are […]

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After a deal with Netflix, Shonda Rhimes asks for $ 25 million for LA Home

Writer and television producer Shonda Rhimes, who created “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” is selling her Italian villa-style resort in Los Angeles for $ 25 million. Located in the affluent enclave of Hancock Park, the resort, which includes a separate guesthouse and cabin, is his personal residence, said listing agent Ed Solórzano of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices […]

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Decisions can encourage hospital workers to talk about safety

Kare Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing officials at the hospital where she worked as the activities coordinator, saying their actions resulted in staff shortages and other patient safety issues. Hours after her letter was published in September 2017, officials at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine fired her, citing […]

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Facing Congress in Himachal, six-fold CM Virbhadra Singh dies at 87

Virbhadra Singh, Himachal Pradesh’s longest-serving chief minister, died Thursday in Shimla after a long illness. The six-time chief minister and nine-time member of the Legislative Assembly of Himachal Pradesh dominated the state’s political landscape for nearly 50 years. Singh, better known as Raja Sahib, was 87 years old. When Singh died, Congress lost its top […]

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Representative Katko and Senior Homeland Security Officials Host Roundtable to Provide Cybersecurity Resources to Leaders in Local Government, Education, Health and Business

SYRACUSE, NY— At Onondaga Community College, US Representative John Katko (NY-24), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, today hosted a panel discussion with Nitin Natarajan, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the Department of Homeland Security, and regional officials from the ‘agency. The discussion provided an opportunity […]

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Assam’s first female finance minister Ajanta Neog to table budget on July 16

Assam’s first female finance minister Ajanta Neog will table the state budget for 2020-2021 on July 16. Ajanta Neog is the first female finance minister in the northeastern state. (Source: Twitter / @ AjantaNeog) Assam Finance Minister Ajanta Neog will present the state budget for 2021-2022 to the Assam Legislature on July 16. Ajanta Neog, […]

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MPSC vacancies to be filled by the end of July, accelerated recruitment process: Dy CM

Maharashtra Civil Service Commission (MPSC) vacancies will be filled by July 31 and the commission’s recruitment process will be expedited to do justice to the candidates, Chief Deputy Minister Ajit Pawar said on Monday. before the state legislature. The MPSC plays an important role in state government reviews and interviews for staff recruitment. Four posts […]

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Roberts Court destroys voting rights – only answer is to win back state legislatures

This week, a conservative majority in the U.S. Supreme Court that has dedicated itself to making it harder for Americans to vote has struck again and hammered a nail deeper into the heart of already flawed voting rights law. . As Republican state legislatures nationwide continue to pass restrictive laws that impose additional burdens, especially […]

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United Nations Human Rights Council 47 Statement by the United Kingdom in Response to the Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy

Thank you Madam President, United Kingdom welcomes the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, following his visit to the United Kingdom in 2018, and his positive assessment of the United Kingdom’s approach to understanding the issues relating to privacy and security, and recognition of the UK’s status as a […]

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Opinion: July 4th is time to remove asterisk from US citizenship

From 1898 to 1917, the United States acquired territories in Puerto Rico, Guam, the American Samoa Islands and the Virgin Islands through peace agreements ending the Spanish-American War, a military conquest and a purchase. of the Kingdom of Denmark. Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam all remain unincorporated territories. The history of American white […]

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Bill to Increase Higher Education Funding Gets Legislature Support

Garballey among many sponsors. Representative Sean Garballey (D-Arlington and West Medford) is one of the sponsors of the Cherish Act, which aims to implement the key findings of the State Higher Education Finance Commission: investment state in public colleges and universities has declined significantly from a peak in fiscal 2001. So far, 83 state officials […]

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Government of Bengal’s Covid-19 portal ‘Benvax’ reports to central scanner | Calcutta

The Covid-19 digital portal launched by the West Bengal government has come under the scanner of the Union government, following allegations of irregularities raised by the Leader of the Opposition (LdP) of the Legislative Assembly of State. Senior health officials in the Mamata Banerjee administration, however, said the ‘Benvax’ portal is integrated with the centre’s […]

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Puerto Rico could start losing Medicaid funding in two months

Puerto Rican Health Secretary Carlos Mellado has sounded the alarm bells in Congress about a looming Medicaid funding crisis that threatens hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans on the island who could lose access to health care soon. September. Mellado visited Washington this week to meet legislators and federal health officials to advocate for more […]

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“Group of opportunists and greedy for power”: the latest tirade of the BSP against the SP

Bahujan Samaj (BSP) party spokesman Sudhindra Bhadoria blasted the Samajwadi (SP) party on Friday, a day after its leader Akhilesh Yadav said he would run in the Uttar Pradesh legislative elections in alliance with smaller parties. Reacting to this, Bhadoria, the SP lacks policy and has “no principles, no programs,” ANI news agency reported citing […]

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Young residents of the territory reject ‘American’, question US citizenship

The United States has five territories: American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. Insider spoke to residents who reject the label “American” and have mixed feelings about their US citizenship. Instead, many residents of the Millennium US Territory choose island-specific or regional identifiers. Visit the Insider homepage […]

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Journalist Should Not Dramatize Incident and Create News: Allahabad HC: The Tribune India

Lucknow, July 1 The Allahabad High Court has rejected the bail request of a journalist accused of encouraging suicide, saying a journalist is not supposed to dramatize sensational incidents and create life-threatening news. a person in danger. A Lucknow bench of Judge Vikas Kunvar Srivastav made the observation while rejecting the plea of ​​journalist Shamim […]

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Five things to know about Newsom’s budget deal with the Legislature | New

Lea este artículo fr Spanish. California lawmakers voted Monday night to approve a record state budget that reflects new deals with Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend health care to undocumented migrants, spend billions to reduce homelessness and help Californians who are still fighting the pandemic. The $ 262.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year […]

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Experts to investigate technical reasons for World Trade Center Puerto Rico condominium collapse Hurricane Maria Missouri Experts

A team of technical experts from the federal government and outside specialists will collect building material samples and study soil conditions to determine the technical reasons for a South Florida condominium collapse, have officials announced Wednesday. The team assembled by the National Institute of Standards and Technology will gather evidence and analyze data to determine […]