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  • Honduras initially approves bill making it virtually impossible to legalise abortion in the country

    01/23/2021 5:44:28 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 20 replies
    BBC News ^ | 22nd January 2020 | BBC News
    Parliament in Honduras has initially approved a bill that will make it virtually impossible to legalise abortion in the country. The new measure will require at least three-quarters of Congress to vote in favour of modifying the abortion law, which is among the strictest in world. Honduras forbids abortion under any circumstance, even rape or incest. Its latest move comes in response to Argentina legalising abortion last month. Across Latin America, there has been increased pro-choice campaigning, known as the "green wave", based on the colour worn by protesters. The new legislation in Honduras hinges on an article in the...
  • NASA calculated that the asteroid that could hit Earth in 2022 has the power of 150 Hiroshima bombs

    01/10/2021 9:08:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 63 replies ^ | 01/10/2021
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA, for its acronym in English) has defined as “potentially dangerous” to asteroid 2009 JF1, as it could impact the Earth on March 6, 2022 at 08:34 hours, as reported by the space agency, although it also estimates that the probability of impact is 1 in 3,800 (0.026%). The date set for the collision has been specified after the exhaustive observation of the asteroid through a collision monitoring system of the US space agency that classifies objects near the planet according to their size, speed, dimensions and year in which they are believe the impact...
  • Trump averts shutdown, signs $2.3 trillion spending and COVID relief bill

    12/27/2020 10:29:17 PM PST · by bitt · 67 replies ^ | 12/28/2020 | john Solomon
    Trump had refused to sign a Covid relief bill until Congress raised the amount of money paid to everyday Americans. President Trump on Sunday night signed a $2.3 trillion federal spending and COVID relief bill, averting a government shutdown and ensuring millions of Americans continue to get unemployment benefits. Despite his misgivings about wasteful spending and low stimulus payments in the bill, Trump said he signed the legislation because “I have an obligation to protect the people of our country“ from further economic devastation. He said, however, “more money is coming” as Congress votes this week on larger checks. The...
  • 6 Heartfelt Stories to Share This Thanksgiving

    11/26/2020 9:08:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | November 26, 2020 | Katie Yoder
    2020 represents a year fraught with hardship and unique challenges. And yet, Americans from across the country are going out of their way to spread kindness and cheer this Thanksgiving. From a 10-year-old boy collecting meals for those in need to a professor cooking for her students so that they don’t feel alone, here are six stories exemplifying humanity’s goodness this Thanksgiving: 1. Grandma Celebrates Fifth Thanksgiving with Young Man She Met by AccidentFour years ago, an Arizona grandma meant to text her grandson an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner. But Wanda Dench accidentally messaged a stranger instead: Jamal Hinton, then...
  • Emotional Video Of Lady Who Passes Florida Bar Exam Goes Viral

    11/21/2020 2:52:51 PM PST · by ben10 · 19 replies
    Mag Grand ^ | November 21, 2020 | Team Mag Grand
    Results of first-ever online Florida bar exam are out. Among 3,137 people who took the exam in October, the results showed 1,487 passing and being approved for admission to the Florida Bar. Dayna Clarck who happened to be among the 1,487 people that passed the exam, took to Twitter to share an emotional video capturing her reactions to the moment she saw the result online. Dayna couldn’t stop sharing tears of joy in the short video.
  • President Trump widens lead over Joe Biden in latest exclusive Channel 2 poll

    10/27/2020 11:30:16 AM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 23 replies ^ | 10/23/20 | Justin Gray
    ATLANTA — An exclusive Channel 2 Action News/Landmark Communications poll shows President Donald Trump has expanded his lead in Georgia. The poll of 500 likely voters took place on Oct. 21, just before the final debate. It shows Trump leading 49% to former Vice President Joe Biden’s 45%. About 4% of Georgia voters remain undecided. That also falls within the poll’s margin of error, which is 4.4%. So it remains a statistical dead heat.
  • Libertarian Voters Flock To Trump After Learning He Avoided Paying Taxes

    10/01/2020 9:19:27 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | September 28, 2020 | The Babylon Bee
    U.S.—Trump is polling high among an unexpected group: libertarians, who were energized and drawn to Trump's cause after the New York Times revealed that he paid as little as $750 in federal taxes some years. "Only paying a few hundred in federal theft? This guy is my hero!" said libertarian man Murray Mickelson of New Hampshire. "If only all of us could be that smart with our taxes." "The less theft, the better!"
  • 7 Big Stories Corporate Media Is Ignoring Because The Truth Might Help Trump

    08/17/2020 7:20:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/17/2020 | Margot Cleveland
    Due to corporate mediaÂ’s hatred of Donald Trump, Americans are sorely uninformed about news stories that, under any other presidency, would deservedly flood coverage. When Donald Trump entered the political arena some five years ago, reporters floundered for a way to cover his candidacy. Then, sensing a ratings boom from the chaos the businessman and former reality TV star injected into the primary, the left-leaning press quickly converted to covering all things Trump, benefitting both their bottom line and their sense of schadenfreude.Following TrumpÂ’s surprise election in 2016, the press faced a different challenge: How to cover a president they...
  • CNN poll: Biden’s lead over Trump narrows, inching ahead in key battleground states

    08/16/2020 6:58:35 PM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 40 replies ^ | 8/16/20 | CNN Wire
    Joe Biden’s lead over Donald Trump among registered voters has significantly narrowed since June, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, even as the former vice president maintains an advantage over the President on several top issues and his choice of California Sen. Kamala Harris as a running mate earns largely positive reviews. And on the eve of the party conventions, a majority of voters (53%) are “extremely enthusiastic” about voting in this year’s election, a new high in CNN polling in presidential election cycles back to 2003. Overall, 50% of registered voters back the Biden-Harris ticket, while...
  • Players kneeling for anthem met with boos before MLS game

    08/13/2020 6:31:23 AM PDT · by Midwesterner53 · 47 replies ^ | 8/13/20 | Anne Peterson
    There was a smattering of boos when players from FC Dallas and Nashville SC collectively took a knee during the national anthem before their MLS game on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas. Dallas defender Reggie Cannon said he was disgusted by the boos at Toyota Stadium when players and officials knelt to call attention to racial injustice. He said teammate Ryan Hollingshead turned to him afterward and said he was sorry. “You can't even have support from your own fans in your own stadium. It's baffling to me,” Cannon said. "As a team we try to give the best possible...
  • Coronavirus good news for a change; The pandemic will be long gone in the next few months if these data are any indicator

    07/19/2020 7:46:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/19/2020 | Nick Chase
    The Our World in Data project (website:, from the Oxford Martin School of the University of Oxford, contains a wealth of information on COVID-19 (and on many other subjects, too) that anybody, even the lying media, can view through interactive charts. I was curious to know just how far along we are in the progression of the pandemic here in the U.S., and from their tables I extracted the following information for confirmed COVID-19 cases as a percentage of people tested (weekly intervals, three-day rolling average): March 16, 2020: 6.5%; March 23, 11.2%; March 31, 15.0%. April 6, 17.2%;...

    07/18/2020 9:21:06 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    mediarightnews ^ | JULY 16, 2020 | IAN MACDONALD
    British ‘Black Lives Matter’ rioters recently tore down a historic statue of Edward Colston, reportedly a 17th-century slave trader. The statue was in Bristol, England. A statue of a protester was secretly installed overnight to replace the slave trader, Colston. Apparently, the locality had not approved this statue though, and it only lasted a little longer than a day before being tossed into what appears to be a mobile dumpster by the local authorities. CNN tweeted about the illicit statue when it was initially raised, with a link to the story. Nothing in the tweet mentioned that it wasn’t approved...
  • The Good News About COVID-19 the Corporate Media Keeps Hidden

    06/28/2020 6:58:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/28/2020 | Stacey Lennox
    As the pandemic panic porn continues because identified cases are rising, Dr. Fauci is back on television, and the media is once again demanding a national response. However, there is news they don’t share with you that could help reduce the already unwarranted levels of fear. Obviously, that doesn’t fit their partisan agenda. Many commentators have noted that rising case numbers are not necessarily a reason to sound the alarm. The fear with COVID-19 was always of overwhelming the hospital system. The correct numbers to look at are COVID-19 hospitalizations, the percent of positive tests, and the age breakdown for...

    06/18/2020 3:47:56 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 98 replies
    WideOpenSpaces ^ | February 3, 2020 | Craig Raleigh
    ...The opposum's ability to munch down on the annoying blood suckers took even researchers by surprise. "I had no suspicion they'd be such efficient tick-killing animals," said Richard Ostfeld, of the Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York. "Don't hit opossums if they've playing dead in the road." Opossums are crazy, fastidious, grooming animals like cats, and when they find a tick, it's right down the hatch. Researchers found many digested ticks in the feces of cooperative opossums. Cheers to the guy who got that job! Ostfeld said that one opossum can kill and eat some 5,000 ticks...
  • US newspapers face 'extinction-level' crisis as Covid-19 hits hard

    04/21/2020 9:06:47 AM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 72 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 19 April 20 | Adam Gabbatt
    As journalists across the US scramble to cover the impact of the coronavirus, they are grappling with a bitter irony: as demand for their stories soars, the decline of the business model that funds them is speeding up catastrophically. The devastating sweep of Covid-19 is the biggest story in a generation, and for most newspapers and news sites it has triggered record numbers of readers. Yet the virus, industry experts warn, will spell the end for “hundreds” of those organizations, laying off journalists and closing titles. Coronavirus: the week explained - sign up for our email newsletter Read more Media...
  • Like Spring: Signs bloom all over for Coronavirus's end; It's early, but there's an awful lot of longed-for good news out there

    04/07/2020 7:54:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/07/2020 | Monica Showalter
    It's probably a little early to say for sure, but based on what's happening now, it almost seems like a long dark winter is finally lifting. You can see it going on all around the world. First, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Yeltsin is hanging on. He's still in the hospital, still in intensive care, but based on the reports seen, he's not getting worse. He's still not on the ventilator. The latest is a confirmation from No. 10 that he doesn't have pneumonia. No news is good news. He's got someone running the place while he fights. Everyone of decency in...
  • Some Good News with John Krasinski (with Steve Carell)

    03/30/2020 2:27:51 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | 03 29 2020 | John Krasinski
    John Krasinski highlights some good news from around the world, including an interview with Steve Carell to mark the 15th anniversary of THE OFFICE, as well as John’s newest hero Coco. Some Good News with John Krasinski (16 mins)
  • Providers Report Anger And Despair Among Patients After Texas Officials Ban Abortions

    03/28/2020 6:07:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies ^ | March 28, 2020 | Ashley Lopez | KUT •
    Officials at Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas say they have canceled 261 abortions since Tuesday, after the state effectively banned the procedure. Sarah Wheat, the chief external affairs officer for Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas in Austin, said the health centers have also been prevented from helping patients seeking abortions. “Our health centers have received 583 calls from patients seeking appointments during that same time period,” she said in a statement. On Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued on order halting procedures that are “not immediately medically necessary” during the coronavirus outbreak. The next day, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton confirmed...
  • I want it over by EASTER! Donald Trump says the U.S. doesn't shut down for deadly flu and defies doctors' advice that millions could die if he pushes ahead with getting America back to business

    03/24/2020 10:34:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 93 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 24, 2020 | Emily Goodin
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he can re-open the economy while protecting at-risk populations from the coronavirus despite warnings from medical experts that strict containment measures are still needed. 'Our people want to return to work,' the president wrote on Twitter. 'They will practice Social Distancing and all else, and Seniors will be watched over protectively & lovingly. We can do two things together. THE CURE CANNOT BE WORSE (by far) THAN THE PROBLEM! Congress MUST ACT NOW. We will come back strong!,' he argued.
  • Worldometer: 49,594 Diagnosed COVID-19 Cases in US - 52% in New York State - 622 Deaths

    03/24/2020 10:27:45 AM PDT · by dalight · 67 replies
    Coronavirus Cases: 49,594 Deaths: 622 The rate of case Growth may be slowing dramatically.