Main events scheduled for Friday, Dec. 3
Main events scheduled in Japan for Friday, Dec. 3: -- No major events.
US, Russian foreign ministers to meet as Ukraine tensions soar
Stockholm (AFP) - The chief diplomats of the US and Russia are to meet in Sweden on Thursday as tensions soar after Washington expressed concern about Russia's military buildup near Ukraine and warned of "high-impact" sanctions. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are to hold talks near Stockholm on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The OSCE is one of the few international dialogue forums to which both the US and Russia belong. Since Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014, the body ...
URGENT: Kishida hints at review of Japan's re-entry restrictions over Omicron
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday admitted his government's restrictions on re-entry by Japanese citizens and foreign residents in response to the spread of the Omicron variant overseas had caused public confusion, suggesting the measures would be reviewed. A day after the transport ministry said it had asked airlines to stop taking reservations for international flights into Japan for the rest of this month, Kishida told reporters he instructed officials to "adequately take into account" people wishing to travel back.
Ivanka Trump Turns On Charm, Mingles With Rich Pals In First Outing Since Dad Donald Trump Was Accused Of Being Jeffrey Epstein's Sex 'Wingman'
Ivanka Trump put on a happy face and acted like nothing was wrong when she attended an A-list event alongside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. The former first daughter turned on her charm and mingled with her rich pals just hours after her father Donald Trumpwas accused of letting late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein be his sex "wingman." Trump's 40-year-old daughter appeared to be in good spirits despite the cringe-worthy accusations about her dad that were brought to light amid Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial. The British socialite is accused of recruiting and grooming young girls for Eps...
Can The American Political Divide Be Fixed?
By Nick Dimengo Seattle (Knewz) — The state of American politics is in a precarious position, with many wondering what comes next as the country stays divided. Whether identifying as a Democrat, a Republican or an Independent, man hope the line in the sand disappears soon, with bipartisan policies the keys to success in rebuilding the country. But is it possible? While it may seem like all sides are far apart, new research from ScienceDirect paints a more hopeful outcome. The study — which explored the psychological mechanisms of people from all parties — identified something known as “politic...
Stacey Abrams is running for Georgia governor in 2022
ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams launched a campaign for Georgia governor on Wednesday with a pledge to fight for economic equality and expand health care access, setting up a potential rematch against Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in one of the nation’s most competitive political battlegrounds. The Democrat announced her campaign with a video that highlighted her work in the state since her narrow 2018 defeat to Kemp, along with a message that “opportunity and success in Georgia shouldn’t be determined by your ZIP code, background or access to power.” Her decision, long expected by local Democrats, clear...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Timothy Plan Founder Says Supreme Court Has ‘Opportunity to Begin Righting a Huge Wrong’
Timothy Plan Founder Art Ally Calls for Prayer in Mississippi Abortion Case Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health OrganizationORLANDO, Fla.— On December 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. At issue is a Mississippi state law that protects babies from being aborted after the 15 week of pregnancy. “The Court has an opportunity to begin righting a huge wrong,” says Timothy Plan founder and President Art Ally. “They made a terrible ruling in Roe v. Wade in 1973 that has cost more than 60 million u...
Spotlight on Trump aide Mark Meadows in Capitol riot probe
Washington (AFP) - A new book and a pledge to testify by former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows could heat up the investigation of ex-president Donald Trump over the storming of the US Capitol. The former Republican congressman was in the thick of Trump's fight to reverse his November 2020 election defeat by Democrat Joe Biden, which led to the violent January 6 assault. After weeks of resisting, on Tuesday Meadows agreed to testify to the House committee investigating the attack. The panel wants to know how closely Trump and his staff, including Meadows, may have coordinated with the ...
Trump tested positive for COVID before first presidential debate with Biden, Meadows says
Former President Donald Trump reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 and was suffering symptoms of the disease before his chaotic first debate with then-candidate Joe Biden. Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff, says in his forthcoming memoir that Trump tested positive for the deadly virus the weekend before the debate but then also tested negative soon afterward, the Guardian reported Wednesday. Trump refused to tell the American people about the positive test and the then-president and his relatives infamously refused to undergo COVID testing on the day of the debate in Cleve...
New York Daily News
Abortion Arguments: A Misleading Question, and Reliance
Abortion Arguments: A Misleading Question, and Reliance; Two Points On Which Some Clarification Might Be Appropriate Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Abortion ArgumentsWASHINGTON, D.C. (December 1, 2021) - Today's arguments before the Supreme Court regarding abortion were complicated, so it might be appropriate to clarify two points which seem to be receiving little if any attention from media trying to help the public understand the proceedings, suggests public interest law professor John Banzhaf, who highlights two. First, Justice Thomas asked whether a state would have an in...