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Israel, the problem child in the Middle East, is at it again. Mossad chief Yossi Cohen has recently declared that “We have eyes and ears, even in Iran.”
Does that mean that the Israelis are trying to flesh out a peaceful resolution? Does it imply that they are doing their best to make peace and not war? No. What it means is that the Israeli regime is spying on Iran and spreading categorical lies and deceptive messages. Cohen continues: Continue reading
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D-CA) said during a press conference Thursday that employers in California who cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in their rumored upcoming immigration raids would be prosecuted if they cooperate in a manner that violates California law.
Becerra held the press conference following reports that ICE officials are “preparing for a major sweep in San Francisco and other Northern California cities.” Continue reading
Kissufim (Israel) (AFP) – The Israeli army on Thursday revealed details of a massive underground barrier being built along the border with the Gaza Strip in a bid to neutralise the threat of Palestinian attack tunnels.
Eventually stretching some 65 kilometres (41 miles), the concrete wall will be accompanied by motion sensors designed to detect tunnel digging and is expected to be completed by mid-2019. Continue reading
The Department Of Labor Has Proposed A Rule That Would Make It Legal For Employers To Pocket Their Workers’ Tips.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would make it legal for employers to pocket their workers’ tips, as long as they pay those workers at least the minimum wage. The proposed rule rescinds portions of longstanding DOL regulations that prohibit employers from taking tips.1 We estimate that if the rule is finalized, every year workers will lose $5.8 billion in tips, as tips are shifted from workers to employers.2Of the $5.8 billion, nearly 80 percent—$4.6 billion—would be taken from women who are working in tipped jobs.3
The Portland-based construction and renovation company Bondeko actively trains and hires immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Orson Horchler, who started the company two years ago, says the word Bondeko is from Lingala, a Bantu language that is spoken by many Congolese and Angolan residents in Portland. Continue reading
Key legislative leaders say a new proposal by the Scott Administration to build a multi-purpose 925-bed prison in Franklin County is an ambitious plan that deserves a comprehensive review.
One of the biggest questions about the plan is whether it should be financed using a public-private partnership. Continue reading
More than 3,000 Mainers are vying for one of just 11 new baby eel fishing licenses that Maine will issue this year as it reopens the lucrative fishery.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources will issue the licenses through a lottery, with the drawing scheduled for sometime in the coming week. It will be the first time the state has allowed any new entrants into the fishery for baby eels, or elvers, since 2013. Continue reading
Shocking footage shows people being knocked down and dragged around like tumbleweed as extremely powerful winds sweep across the Netherlands. The deadly storm grounded transport and took rooftops to the air across northern Europe.
Footage from the southern city of Den Bosch, obtained by RT’s video agency Ruptly, showed people being blown across the ground as the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute issues a Code Red weather warning for large tracts of the country, with winds reaching up to 140kph (87 miles per hour) in some places. Continue reading
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Pope Francis has conferred the title of “Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great” on Lilianne Ploumen, a Dutch politician and vocal agitator for abortion rights.
Last year, Ploumen founded a pro-abortion organization called She Decides, which offers funding and support for international NGOs that provide, facilitate or campaign for abortion. Continue reading
It’s bad enough in 2018 that the war on drugs still exists in the deluded minds of government higher-ups, just as some states begin to legalize recreational marijuana. And just as they do, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the bomb that the Federal Government ended its leniency toward states’ rights for medical marijuana. Thus, we devolve as a nation.
But the biggest blow to Americans was when Sessions’ DEA, although going after marijuana as a dangerous substance – in essence gave a Pharma opioid maker the rights to a partial national monopoly on synthetic THC!
An Israeli army officer who opened fire on a car of Palestinian civilians, killing a 15-year-old boy, will not be prosecuted, it was reported today.
Ever since the public became aware that Monsanto and other crop growers had genetically modified staple crops, such as corn, soy, wheat and oats, controversy over the glyphosate (Roundup) resistant crops has grown.
In fact, many lawsuits have been brought against the Agra-giant with claims of health issues caused by chronic exposure to the herbicide.In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared glyphosate a probable carcinogen to humans. Even the EPA came under fire for a 40-year cover-up of the harmful effects Roundup has on humans (1).In 2015, France banned the sale of Roundup and other glyphosates (2). Continue reading
The U.S. Treasury Department is concerned about Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency and is warning investors to steer clear or face unspecified consequences.
The U.S. Treasury said Tuesday that Venezuela’s petro could put U.S. citizens at “legal risk” because investing in the cryptocurrency potentially conflicts with U.S. sanctions against the South American country, according to a Reuters report. Continue reading
A 12-year-old suing the federal government may have a whiff of adorableness. But for Alexis Bortell, who filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions last fall, it’s a choice she had to make to save her life. Alexis has epilepsy, and Sessions has made it his mission to make it impossible for her to access the only drug that has kept her seizures at bay: cannabis. Continue reading