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by ap215
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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White House border coordinator Jacobson leaving role at end of April WASHINGTON (Reuters) -White House border coordinator Roberta Jacobson is leaving her job at the end of April, the White House said on Friday, a surprise move that solidified Vice President Kamala Harris' control over U.S. diplomati...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Hello
Replies: 156
Views: 3417

Re: Hello

Wisconsin Supreme Court says don’t purge voters from rolls MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state elections commission should not remove from the rolls voters flagged as possibly having moved, something Democrats fought and conservatives have wanted done for nea...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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Veteran WWE Announcers No Longer Working With The Company Due To Peacock Longtime WWE French-language commentators Jean Brassard and Raymond Rougeau are no longer working with the company. Brassard took to Twitter this week and announced that they are no longer working with WWE “due to restructuring...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Storming the Capital...
Replies: 1874
Views: 24025

Re: Storming the Capital...

Manchin on his increased call for bipartisanship: Capitol riot 'changed me' Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) says he increased his calls for bipartisanship after the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol “changed” him. Manchin, who holds a massive amount of influence in an evenly divided Senate, made the...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Joementum!
Replies: 25
Views: 221

Re: Joementum!

Biden establishes commission to study expanding Supreme Court President Biden signed an executive order Friday establishing a commission to study whether to add seats to the Supreme Court and other reform proposals, the White House announced, fulfilling a promise he made on the campaign trail. The c...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Vaccines
Replies: 1285
Views: 19046

Re: Vaccines

Howard Dean Pushes Biden To Oppose Generic Covid-19 Vaccines For Developing Countries HOWARD DEAN, the former progressive champion, is calling on President Joe Biden to reject a special intellectual property waiver that would allow low-cost, generic coronavirus vaccines to be produced to meet the ne...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: Report: Multiple suspicious baseballs from Trevor Bauer's game vs. Oakland sent for inspection
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Report: Multiple suspicious baseballs from Trevor Bauer's game vs. Oakland sent for inspection

Report: Multiple suspicious baseballs from Trevor Bauer's game vs. Oakland sent for inspection Multiple balls that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer threw during their 4-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday were collected and sent to Major League Baseball for inspection on Thursday, a...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Media
Topic: CNN's Brooke Baldwin says Trump's inauguration, Women's March changed her life: 'It altered me'
Replies: 0
Views: 26

CNN's Brooke Baldwin says Trump's inauguration, Women's March changed her life: 'It altered me'

CNN's Brooke Baldwin says Trump's inauguration, Women's March changed her life: 'It altered me' Departing CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin says former president Donald Trump's win in 2016 "altered the course" of her life. This week, Baldwin released her first book Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective ...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 387
Views: 7944

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99 LONDON — Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband and the longest-serving consort of any British monarch, has died at age 99. Philip spent 65 years supporting the queen, retiring from his public role in 2017 and staying largely ou...
by ap215
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 387
Views: 7944

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Nice man may he RIP. Former WDRB meteorologist Paul Emmick dies at 55 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former WDRB meteorologist Paul Emmick died last week of natural causes. He was 55. The Owensboro, Kentucky, native is being remembered for his big voice and bigger personality. Paul was not only an accomp...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Earth
Replies: 1977
Views: 203650

Re: Earth

California to spend $536M on wildfire prevention California on Thursday announced it will be designating $536 million towards combatting wildfires in the state, according to a statement from California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's office. The Wildfire Prevention and Resiliency package was agreed u...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Locker Room
Topic: Blue Jays Sign GM Ross Atkins To Extension
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Blue Jays Sign GM Ross Atkins To Extension

Blue Jays Sign GM Ross Atkins To Extension The Toronto Blue Jays have signed general manager and executive vice president of baseball operations Ross Atkins to a five-year contract extension. "Simply put, Ross makes the Blue Jays better," team president Mark Shapiro said. "I am extremely pleased tha...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Mass Shootings, make this a pinned thread please
Replies: 667
Views: 72126

Re: Mass Shootings, make this a pinned thread please

AP source: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a person who was briefed on the investigation. This ...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 387
Views: 7944

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Quindon Tarver, child singer in ‘Romeo + Juliet,’ dies in car accident Quindon Tarver, who appeared as a choirboy in “Romeo + Juliet” and on seasons two and seven of “American Idol,” died in a car accident on Thursday. He was 38. Tarver, a McKinney, Texas, native died on President George Bush Turnpi...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:09 am
Forum: Elections
Topic: Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor

Democratic North Las Vegas mayor to join GOP The Democratic mayor of North Las Vegas, Nev., John Lee, has joined the Republican Party. Lee said in a video posted to Twitter that he is “proud to be a Republican” and looks forward to working with the GOP and looks “forward to working alongside you to ...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:07 am
Forum: Elections
Topic: Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill admits affair, won’t run for U.S. Senate: ‘There’s no excuse’ After initially denying reports of an affair, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Wednesday afternoon told AL.com that he had “an inappropriate relationship” with a 44-year-old woman and will...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: Elections
Topic: Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor

Democrat Mike Collier launches campaign for Texas lieutenant governor Texas Democrat Mike Collier on Tuesday launched his 2022 campaign for lieutenant governor, setting up a rematch from his 2018 race against incumbent Republican Dan Patrick. Collier, who worked in the energy sector and was a top ad...
by ap215
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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New Mexico ends qualified immunity New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) signed a bill Wednesday ending qualified immunity for all government workers, including police. Grisham signed the New Mexico Civil Rights Act, which ends the use of qualified immunity as a defense for depriving a person o...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away
Replies: 387
Views: 7944

Re: Persons of Note Who Have Passed Away

Walter Olkewicz Dies, Twin Peaks and Seinfeld Actor Was 72 We have sad news to pass along as character actor Walter Olkewicz, perhaps best known for his roles in the original Twin Peaks and the '90s sitcom Grace Under Fire, has passed away. According to his son, Olkewicz died early on Tuesday mornin...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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CBS ousts two senior executives amid racism, abuse allegations Two senior CBS TV station executives have been let go in the wake of a January Los Angeles Times investigation into their alleged racist and abusive behavior at the company, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday. The two executives --...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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Much love to you & your family Jack. Celebrity zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Celebrity zookeeper and animal TV show host Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life, his family said. In a news release Wednesday, his family added t...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Elections
Topic: Kentucky governor signs bill to expand voting access
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Kentucky governor signs bill to expand voting access

Kentucky governor signs bill to expand voting access Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) signed into law Wednesday a bill that expands voting access, making his state an outlier as others with GOP-held legislatures pass a string of restrictions. Beshear, who unseated a Republican governor in 2018 and is ...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: Do we need a GOP snowflake thread?
Replies: 410
Views: 4833

Re: Do we need a GOP snowflake thread?

One was enough there’s no need for another. Andrew Giuliani planning run for New York governor Andrew Giuliani, the son of Rudy Giuliani and a former staffer for then-President Trump, said he intends to run for governor of New York next year as Republicans seek an upset victory in the state amid a s...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Politics And Current Events
Topic: bye
Replies: 2922
Views: 322366

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Gordon Smith, NAB President/CEO, To Step Down End of 2021 Gordon Smith, president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, shifts to what the association is calling “an advisory and advocacy role” as of Dec. 31. Curtis LeGeyt, chief operating officer of NAB, takes over as president and C...
by ap215
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Elections
Topic: Facing midterm headwinds, House Democrats target fewer districts
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Facing midterm headwinds, House Democrats target fewer districts

Facing midterm headwinds, House Democrats target fewer districts House Democrats signaled Tuesday that they will be taking a conservative approach to picking up seats next year as they defend their narrow majority and fight historical headwinds facing the party in control of the White House during a...