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by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Afghanistan news and discussions
Replies: 15
Views: 1832

Re: Afghanistan news and discussions

Taliban to Try Alleged Killers of Afghan Comic July 29, 2021 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/29/taliban-admit-to-killing-afghan-comic-zwan Introduction: (Al Jazeera) The Taliban armed group has taken responsibility for the killing of a comic this week in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kan...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Africa News and Discussions
Replies: 19
Views: 2794

Re: Africa News and Discussions

It is so sad to see that Tunisia may be backsliding away from being a democracy (or for you purists a democratic republic). Tunisia: Turmoil Continues as President Sacks More Officials July 29, 2021 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/29/tunisia-in-political-turmoil-as-president-sacks-more-officia...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Basic Income News and Discussions
Replies: 9
Views: 1926

Re: Basic Income News and Discussions

When I was in college (yes they had colleges that long ago) in my sociology class the instructor announced that volunteers were being sought to help with outreach regarding the Supplementary Security Income (SSI) program. I decided to volunteer, and found it a very rewarding experience, despite the ...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 108
Views: 16311

Re: USA News and Discussions

Remember when Republicans insisted that it was their party that had the best interests of police officers at stake? One would hope that the GOP's behavior regarding the events of January 6, 2021 will show, once and for all, how hypocritical are those claims. Capitol Police testify to Congress by Abb...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Transport & Infrastructure
Topic: Transport & Infrastructure News and Discussions
Replies: 22
Views: 3381

Re: Transport & Infrastructure News and Discussions

Under Pressure From UNESCO, Venice Boots Out Cruise Ships by Cain Burdeau July 28, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/under-pressure-from-unesco-venice-boots-out-cruise-ships/ Introduction: (Courthouse News) (CN) — Venice, the magnificent floating city of art and architecture, is getting back to n...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 108
Views: 16311

Re: USA News and Discussions

Whether Despite or Because of 6-3 Tilt, Supreme Court Has Fewer Fans by Alexandra Jones July 28, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/whether-despite-or-because-of-6-3-tilt-supreme-court-has-fewer-fans/ Introduction: (Courthouse News) — Less than half of all Americans approve of the job the Supreme ...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Home & Leisure
Topic: 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Replies: 26
Views: 1556

Re: 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Well, this (see below) shows how deep the talent pool is in the United States for female gymnastics: U.S. Gymnast Suni Lee Wins Olympic Gold in Individual All-around https://www.axios.com/suni-lee-gymnastics-olympics-gold-5289a89f-249b-4b7c-8923-4a0e7904bff3.html Introduction: (Axios) U.S. gymnast S...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Home & Leisure
Topic: 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Replies: 26
Views: 1556

Re: 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Olympic Athletes See More Sponsorship Opportunities by Hope King July 29, 2021 https://www.axios.com/olympic-athlete-sponsorships-2bd16b2b-25ce-4eb1-9c54-a8761e7e7aad.html Introduction: (Axios) Tokyo 2020 athletes are cashing in on more personal sponsorship opportunities compared with past Games. W...
by caltrek
Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Geology, Earthquakes & Volcanism News and Discussions
Replies: 12
Views: 2005

Re: Geology, Earthquakes & Volcanism News and Discussions

Largest U.S. Earthquake in 50 years: What We Know So Far https://earthquake.alaska.edu/ Introduiction: Alaska Earthquake Center) At 10:15pm Alaska time on July 28, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck offshore of the Alaska Peninsula, the largest U.S. earthquake in 50 years. The Chignik Earthquake dep...
by caltrek
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Home & Leisure
Topic: 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Replies: 26
Views: 1556

Re: 2021 Tokyo Olympics

More on SImon Biles, Simone Biles withdraws at Tokyo Olympics by Nancy Armour July 27, 2021 https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2021/07/27/us-womens-gymnastics-silver-tokyo-olympics-simone-biles/5383082001/ Extract: "This Olympic Games, I wanted it to be for myself," said Biles,...