Rep. Claudia Tenney calls Pope Francis a communist after he meets Nancy Pelosi

U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney called Pope Francis a communist on Sunday, a day after he met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Vatican. Tenney, R-New Hartford, tweeted a response to a photo of Pope Francis shaking hands with Pelosi in a private audience at the Vatican. “Just two communists,” Tenney wrote. When a Twitter user responded toContinue reading “Rep. Claudia Tenney calls Pope Francis a communist after he meets Nancy Pelosi”

Let’s talk about the New York police union and narratives – Beau of the Fifth Column

FBI Raids NYPD Union Office And Home Of Its Right-Wing Leader

The agency said the raids were part of “an ongoing investigation.” Federal agents raided the offices Tuesday of a New York City police union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the Long Island home of its bombastic leader, who has clashed with city officials over his incendiary tweets and hard-line tactics. FBI spokesperson Martin Feely saidContinue reading “FBI Raids NYPD Union Office And Home Of Its Right-Wing Leader”

Report: 9 NYC firefighters suspended over racist messages

New York City officials have suspended nine firefighters without pay in connection with a string of racist messages and memes they shared on their phones, including ones that mocked the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last year, according to a published report. A spokesperson called the suspensions the most severe punishments ever handedContinue reading “Report: 9 NYC firefighters suspended over racist messages”

Hundreds of Thousands Take to Streets Worldwide for ‘Uproot the System’ Climate Strikes

“The climate crisis has not disappeared,” said Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. “It’s the opposite—it’s even more urgent now than it was before.” Young people by the hundreds of thousands took to the streets across the globe on Friday to deliver a resounding message to world leaders: The climate crisis is getting worse, and only radical actionContinue reading “Hundreds of Thousands Take to Streets Worldwide for ‘Uproot the System’ Climate Strikes”

Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in United States

Britain’s Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of a friend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, court papers show. In a filing with the U.S. District Court inContinue reading “Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in United States”

More than 3 million new docs found in co-conspirator’s basement by Trump tax fraud investigators: report

An attorney for Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, said in court Monday that he believes more indictments are coming in the case. “We have strong reason to believe there could be other indictments coming,” attorney Bryan Skarlatos said at a pre-trial hearing in New York State Supreme Court, according toContinue reading “More than 3 million new docs found in co-conspirator’s basement by Trump tax fraud investigators: report”

France to work with India to promote ‘truly multilateral’ order

Foreign ministers of two countries agree to deepen strategic partnership as they discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan. France’s foreign affairs minister has agreed with his Indian counterpart to work on a programme to promote “a truly multilateral international order”, the French foreign ministry said. Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar also agreed duringContinue reading “France to work with India to promote ‘truly multilateral’ order”

Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost

The August slowdown in U.S. job creation hit harder in states that pulled the plug early on enhanced federal unemployment benefits, places where an intense summertime surge of coronavirus cases may have held back the hoped-for job growth. New state-level data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the group of mostly RepublicanContinue reading “Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost”

Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to break NYC COVID-19 mandate by attending UN meetings without getting vaccinated

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t be vaccinated ahead of next week’s UN General Assembly in New York.  New York currently requires everyone to be vaccinated in indoor businesses.  UN Secretary General António Guterres told the BBC that he can’t require heads of states to get the shot. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will addressContinue reading “Brazil’s Bolsonaro vows to break NYC COVID-19 mandate by attending UN meetings without getting vaccinated”

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