Skip to main content

US news | The Guardian

America's last wilderness is about to go to the highest bidder for oil drilling.

Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by "The Guardian" via https://feedly.com.

For the latest BBC World News video, please go here:

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news

Accessed on 16 December 2020, 0356 UTC, Post 817.

Source:

 https://feedly.com/i/subscription/feed%2Fhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.guardian.co.uk%2Fworld%2Fusa%2Frss

Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

Thanks for joining us today.

Until next time,

Russ Roberts

https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com

https://hawaiinewsdigest.net

https://hawaiisciencedaily.blogspot.com

US news | The Guardian

112K followers185 articles per week#news#politics

MOST POPULAR

America's last wilderness is about to go to the highest bidder for oil drilling | Kim Heacox
Ten thousand years of undisturbed nature will soon be open to the highest bidder, starting at $25 an acre Language is everything. Those who argue for oil drilling in the Arctic national wildlife refuge, a place of stunning wild beauty in far north-east Alaska, seldom call it what it is – a refuge. Continue reading...
As chief rabbi, I can no longer remain silent about the plight of the Uighurs | Ephraim Mirvis
An unfathomable mass atrocity is being perpetrated in China. The responsibility for doing something lies with all of us I recently had the privilege of speaking to Rahima Mahmut, a remarkable Uighur human rights campaigner living in London. She told me that she had always been close to her family still living in China, but that over time they became terrified of even answering her telephone calls
As Biden won the presidency, Republicans cemented their grip on power for the next decade
Democrats lost big in state elections which could cost them when new political maps are drawn While the world focused on the election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in November, some of the most consequential contests were in state legislative races between candidates many have never heard of. State lawmakers have the authority to redraw electoral districts in most US states every 10 years. I

TODAY

Illinois board rejects plans to close essential South Side Chicago hospital
Healthcare advocates had warned closing Mercy hospital would leave Black Chicagoans with even fewer resources amid a deadly pandemic In a victory for health advocates and community members in Chicago, a review board has unanimously rejected a plan to shutter a safety-net hospital that would have likely worsened the medical desert on the city’s predominantly Black South Side. Continue reading...
Biden taps Pete Buttigieg for transportation post and Jennifer Granholm for energy
Former South Bend mayor says he’s ‘honored to serve our nation’, while Granholm has yet to comment publicly More picks for senior positions in Joe Biden’s incoming administration emerged on Tuesday, including Pete Buttigieg, the former South Bend mayor, for transportation secretary, and Jennifer Granholm, the former governor of Michigan, to run the energy department. Buttigieg confirmed he had be
Kayleigh McEnany refuses to follow McConnell admitting Trump election defeat – video
Kayleigh McEnany has described Monday's electoral college vote confirming Joe Biden as the nation's next president as just 'one step in the constitutional process'. The White House press secretary's assessment is the latest example of White House officials declining to accept Biden's victory, even after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday broke his silence on the winner of the presi
NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo agrees to reported $228m extension with Bucks
Greek star’s future in Milwaukee had been under question Bucks suffered disappointing exit from 2019-20 playoffs Two-time NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to a five-year, supermax extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. ESPN reports the deal will earn the Greek star $228.2m. The 26-year-old forward announced the deal on Tuesday on Twitter. Continue reading...
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell acknowledges Biden/Harris victory – video
Republican Mitch McConnell on Tuesday congratulated the Democratic president-elect, Joe Biden, and vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, on their election victories, ending his long silence on the outcome of the presidential race. In remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday morning, the Senate majority leader acknowledged the Democrats' winning the White House following Monday's formal result issued
Biden campaigns for Georgia Senate Democrats following electoral college victory
Biden supports Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, who face Republican senators in January runoff elections US politics – live coverage Joe Biden was in Georgia on Tuesday campaigning for the Democrats in crucial Senate runoff elections, a day after addressing the American public for the first time as its official president-elect. Related: Biden should get Covid vaccine soon as possible for ‘security
William Barr's exit is bad news for Trump's hopes of an 11th-hour pardoning spree | Lloyd Green
In addition to Trump mulling a self-pardon, he’s also considering family members and Rudy Giuliani – but Barr’s words may come back to haunt him On Monday, Donald Trump announced the exit of William Barr from the justice department . Finally, the president had succeeded in imposing his will upon someone, anyone, after weeks of repeated failures. On the very day that marked the 300,000th American
China is scaling up its weather modification programme – here's why we should be worried | Arwa Mahdawi
Beijing is aiming to control rain and snow across half the country. But it is the reason it wants to do this that is really frightening Remember when Donald Trump wanted to nuke hurricanes so they didn’t hit the US? Everyone laughed uproariously, but Trump’s warped little mind was actually on to something. You may not be able to bomb hurricanes into oblivion, but you can shoot things into the atm
Florida Grim Reaper lawyer sues 'mini-Trump' governor over Covid response
Daniel Uhlfelder sprung to fame earlier this year as he stalked Florida beaches in hood-and-scythe to warn about coronavirus “This is not about me,” the Grim Reaper said on Tuesday, about his decision to take Florida governor and “ mini-Trump ” Ron DeSantis to court over the state’s coronavirus response. “It’s about citizens having the right to challenge government when they’re not doing the righ
Biden should get Covid vaccine soon as possible for ‘security reasons’, Fauci says
Pfizer-made vaccine being administered while second vaccine, made by Moderna, receives encouraging assessment US politics – live coverage President-elect Joe Biden should be vaccinated against the coronavirus as soon as possible for “security reasons”, top US public health expert Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday, as a second vaccine candidate, made by Moderna, received an encouraging assessment ahea
Major winter storm to bring deep snow and power outages to US east coast
Area expected to be affected stretches from Virginia to Massachusetts, and forecast includes freezing rain and up to 2ft of snow in some places Around 45 million Americans are on standby for deep snow and power outages, as a major winter storm leaves the Rocky mountains and heads for east coast states. In a short-range forecast issued early on Tuesday, the US National Weather Service said: “The s
Jackson returns from locker room to give Ravens thrilling win over Browns
Baltimore Ravens 47-42 Cleveland Browns Ravens score 12 points in final two minutes Lamar Jackson emerged from the locker room, saved the game and maybe Baltimore’s season with a 47-42 win over the Cleveland Browns in a wild, back-and-forth Monday night game in which the teams combined to tie a 98-year-old NFL record. Back on the field after being sidelined by cramps, Jackson threw a 44-yard touc
Barr ditched after daring to disagree | First Thing
The US attorney general has quit weeks after contradicting Trump’s election fraud claims, as the US records 300,000 Covid deaths Good morning. The US attorney general and Trump ally, William Barr, has resigned , weeks after he contradicted the president over claims of voter fraud. Barr revealed that the justice department had not found any evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election,
'Unconscionable': Biden criticises Trump while accepting electoral college victory – live updates
Biden hails democracy and rebukes Trump after electoral college victory William Barr steps down after dismissing Trump’s claims of fraud US Covid deaths pass 300,000 as first Americans receive vaccine Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 11.00am GMT The vaccine roll-out is a complicated business. According to Gen. Gustave F. Perna, who is the chief operating officer of the
Revealed: China suspected of spying on Americans via Caribbean phone networks
Security expert claims Chinese surveillance may have affected tens of thousands of Americans China appears to have used mobile phone networks in the Caribbean to surveil US mobile phone subscribers as part of its espionage campaign against Americans, according to a mobile network security expert who has analysed sensitive signals data. The findings paint an alarming picture of how China has alleg
What happened when the Tarahumaras' love of ultrarunning went global?
The book Born to Run brought attention to an indigenous Mexican’s people feats of long-distance running. A new documentary looks at what happened next Next up in ESPN’s venerable 30 for 30 series is The Infinite Race , a documentary 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Top Story:  Is China winning the global "cyber war?" Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by "EIN Newsletters." For the latest BBC World News video, please go here: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news Accessed on 27 June 2020, 1931 UTC, Post 327. Source (email subscription to "EIN Newsletters"): https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/lj36q9up63tc/?&th=172f73228ac41238&v=c Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Until next time, Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com https://hawaiiintelligencedaily.com   ·  Subscribe  ·  Unsubscribe My Alerts       Cyber War News Monitoring Service Got News to Share? Send 2 FREE Releases ↓ Daily update  ·  June 27, 2020     NEWS     Is China winning the global "cyber war"? News.com.au         CHINA’S CYBER WARS: Beijing’s campaign to create ‘fear and di

US news|The Guardian

 Top Story:  Pyrotechnic device at gender-revealing party causes California wildfire. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by "The Guardian" via https://feedly.com. For the latest BBC World News video, please go here: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news. Accessed on 07 September 2020, 1526 UTC, Post 532. Source:  https://feedly.com/i/subscription/feed%2Fhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.guardian.co.uk%2Fworld%2Fusa%2Frss Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Until next time, Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com https://hawaiiintelligencedaily.com US news | The Guardian 110K followers 228 articles per week #news #politics 68 MOST POPULAR Indigenous women are preyed on at horrifying rates. I was one of them | Brandi Morin 500+ by Brandi Morin  /  4h Twenty-seven years ago I almost ended up a grim statistic, like so many Indigenous wo

Reuters.com

Welcome to the "Reuters.com" update from Hawaii Geopolitical News. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by "Reuters.com" via https://feedly.com. You can access the latest BBC World News video here: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/10462520/one-minute-world-news. Accessed on 17 April 2020, 0655 UTC, Post 138. Source (via https://feedly.com): https://feedly.com/i/collection/content/user/f401222a-bca6-4c45-9cc1-183f239e8d86/category/af848c96-28ef-4b75-9414-511547d9252a .  Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Until next time, Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com https://hawaiiintelligencedaily.com Reuters.com 109 MOST POPULAR Coronavirus clue? Most cases aboard U.S. aircraft carrier are symptom-free 63K Reuters: Top News  /  14h Sweeping testing of the entire crew of the coronaviru