Day: December 1, 2019

2nd Amendment
Chicago
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Second Amendment

14-Year-Old Pulls Gun During Dog Sale, Gets Shot in Chest

Chicago Police indicate a 14-year-old pulled a pellet gun during a dog sale and was subsequently shot in the chest by a woman with a real gun. The 14-year-old was allegedly meeting the 21-year-old to buy a dog, but pulled the pellet gun and “struck” the 21-year-old in the head, Fox News reports. The 21-year-old […]

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‘Frozen 2’ ices competition again with record Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES —  “Frozen 2” kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer “Knives Out” found its own broad audience. Disney’s new set of adventures for Anna, Elsa and Olaf brought in US$85.3 million in the U.S. and Canada over […]

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Senate quicksand engulfs a bipartisan plan that Trump backs

The standstill — even on an issue that has bipartisan backing and the support of a fickle president — reflects the unceasing gridlock of today’s Senate and how difficult it is to move any major legislation through the upper chamber. With Democrats in control of the House, the GOP-controlled Senate has shifted virtually its entire […]

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Conjugal violence reaches into workplace, campaign tells employers

An association of women’s shelters says it plans to send a conjugal violence campaign poster, an information brochure and contact information for shelters across the province to 1,000 of Quebec’s largest employers and unions starting this week. West Island Women’s Shelter Conjugal violence starts in the home, but it carries over into the workplace through […]

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Belgium: This country with a colonial history has a blackface problem

Belgium has a blackface problem. The country shares in the Black Pete tradition, albeit less enthusiastically than the Netherlands. But around Belgium, few seasons pass without folkloric festivals revolving around characters in the racist garb — and while its use has become polarizing around the world, Belgium has a casual approach to the tradition that […]

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GOP Rep. Defends Trump’s Ukraine Call As ‘Blunt Talk Of A Manhattan Businessman’

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) on Sunday shrugged off President Donald Trump’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, chalking up the president’s actions as “the blunt talk of a Manhattan businessman.” McClintock, who is a member of the House Judiciary Committee, said during an appearance on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump […]

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The KRG’s anti-corruption effort must start from its oil sector | Iraq

Iraq is one of the most corrupt countries in the world and oil has a lot to do with it. With nearly $100bn in annual revenues coming from oil, which constitutes 90 percent of its budget, the country is a great example of what political economists call “the resource curse”. Over the past two decades, […]

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Politics

President, lawyers should participate in impeachment hearing: Demings, McClintock

Reps. Val Demings, D-Fla., and Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said on ABC’s “This Week” that they think having President Donald Trump or his lawyers participate in Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing would be in the president’s best interests. Interested in Impeachment Inquiry? Add Impeachment Inquiry as an interest to stay up to date on the […]

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Solskjaer’s side to win at Old Trafford and Mason Greenwood to net off the bench – The Sun

ANOTHER bumper weekend of fixtures are almost at a close. We’ve brought tips for Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal’s matches – now it’s the turn of Man Utd as they close out the schedule with a home clash against Aston Villa. 3 Harry Maguire has quickly become indispensable to Manchester UnitedCredit: PA:Empics Sport Man Utd vs […]

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Sudan has repealed its repressive ‘Public Order Law’ that had let police flog women for wearing pants

On Thursday night, the transitional government took a significant step in addressing Sudan’s troubled past by repealing a public order law that had granted police far-reaching powers to arrest people for a litany of infractions, including women who were found dancing, wearing trousers, vending on the streets or mixing with men who weren’t their relatives. […]

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