Brexit Briefing: Pressure mounts on Boris Johnson – but he still has the parliamentary numbers so this law will march on

The Brexit focus moves to London this week as MPs debate Boris Johnson’s move to change Northern Ireland’s special trade status.  LONDON: The focus is back on the London parliament in Westminster – scene of all that political drama in spring 2019. Boris Johnson’s controversial Internal Market Bill, which breaks the international treaty with the […]

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Fox News
Gary Gastelu

American Honda turned minivans into pressure chambers for COVID-19 testing transportation

Honda is feeling the pressure, and that’s a good thing. The automaker’s U.S. arm has customized 10 Odyssey minivans to transport patients for COVID-10 testing in hard-hit Detroit while protecting the health of the driver and front seat passenger. The vehicles have a polycarbonate barrier installed behind the front seats and climate control systems reprogrammed […]

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Under Pressure, Harvard Says It Will Reject U.S. Relief Aid

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University announced Wednesday it will turn down $8.7 million in federal coronavirus relief, a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the wealthy Ivy League school over taxpayer money it stood to receive. Similar action was taken at Stanford, Princeton and Yale universities, which said they too will reject millions of […]

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Middle East
national security
Norm Roule
The Cipher Brief

Is the Maximum Pressure Campaign Working with Iran?

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Under Pressure. Can COP25 Deliver? — Global Issues

Climate change effects, such as extreme weather events, drive up environmental remediation costs. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS Opinion by Farhana Haque Rahman (rome) Monday, December 02, 2019 Inter Press Service ROME, Dec 02 (IPS) – Mass public pressure backed by the weight of scientific reports is starting to bring governments to their senses as the […]

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