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Sep 27 2020 UAE-Israel peace deal is a blow to BDS

Hugh Fitzgerald The BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement keeps trying to damage Israel’s economy, but the Start-Up Nation simply goes
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Sep 27 2020 আর্টেমিস: নাসার পরিকল্পনা অনুযায়ী চাঁদের বুকে প্রথম নারী পা রাখবেন ২০২৪ সালের মধ্যে

আমেরিকার মহাকাশ সংস্থা নাসা চাঁদে দ্বিতীয়বার মানুষ পাঠানোর পরিকল্পনা অবশেষে আনুষ্ঠানিকভাবে প্রকাশ করেছে। তবে ২৮ বিলিয়ন ডলারের ব্যাপক এই পরিকল্পনায় এই প্রথমবারের মত চাঁদে নারী পাঠানো হবে। [Read More]

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Sep 27 2020 Messi back in scoring business in dream start for Koeman

Lionel Messi is back in scoring business for Barcelona, leading them to a resounding 4-0 win at home against Villarreal in a near-perfect La Liga opener for the Catalans under new coach Ronald Koeman. [Read More]

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Sep 27 2020 Biden Calls for Delay in Vote on Supreme Court Nominee

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called Sunday for the Republican-controlled Senate to delay confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, saying voters “are not going to stand for this abuse of power.” 
Biden said the Senate should delay action until after he or Trump is inaugurated in January for a new four-year term. But [...]


Sep 27 2020 NY Times: Trump Paid $750 in US Income Taxes in 2016, 2017

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes both in 2016, the year he ran for president, and in 2017, his first year in the White House, according to a report Sunday in The New York Times.
Trump, who has fiercely guarded his tax filings and is the only president in modern times not [...]


Sep 27 2020 Alexie, Pilkey Books Among Most ‘Challenged’ of Past Decade

Toni Morrison is on the list. So are John Green and Harper Lee. And John Steinbeck and Margaret Atwood. All wrote books that were among the 100 most subjected to censorship efforts over the past decade, as compiled by the American Library Association.  
Sherman Alexie’s prize-winning “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” came [...]


Sep 27 2020 PG&E Shuts Power to 11,000 Customers to Prevent Wildfires

The nation’s largest electric utility has temporarily shut off power to thousands of northern California residents to prevent wildfires sparked by electrical equipment as the state braces for potentially strong winds and extreme fire weather conditions.
Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power Sunday to about 11,000 customers mostly in the Butte County area, said Angela [...]


Sep 27 2020 Federal Judge Postpones Trump Ban on Popular App TikTok

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight. 
A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election. The judge, Carl Nichols of the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia, did not [...]


Sep 27 2020 Will the Senate Confirm Supreme Court Nominee Before Election Day?

U.S. lawmakers have battled through a tumultuous political year on Capitol Hill that has included a Senate impeachment trial, a pandemic and the largest aid package in U.S. history.  
With President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett Saturday to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, lawmakers now [...]


Sep 27 2020 Muslim leaders vow to convert all Hindus to Islam

Christine Douglass-Williams Islamic supremacists are infamous for using whatever tactics they see fit to advance Islam, whether they be trickery
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