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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

 

British MPs to return to work as Johnson faces calls to resign

Demonstrators react to the ruling of the Supreme Court [Henry Nicholls/Reuters] Calls getting louder for British PM to step down after Supreme Court rules his move to suspend Parliament was unlawful. By AL JAZEERA British parliamentarians will return to work on Wednesday after the nation’s highest court decreed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s controversial five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful. In a unanimous verdict, the 11 justices at the United Kingdom‘s Supreme Court ruled that Parliament had effectively not been prorogued, upholding the decision by the Scottish courtRead More


British MPs to return to work as Johnson faces calls to resign

Demonstrators react to the ruling of the Supreme Court [Henry Nicholls/Reuters] Calls getting louder for British PM to step down after Supreme Court rules his move to suspend Parliament was unlawful. By AL JAZEERA British parliamentarians will return to work on Wednesday after the nation’s highest court decreed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s controversial five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful. In a unanimous verdict, the 11 justices at the United Kingdom‘s Supreme Court ruled that Parliament had effectively not been prorogued, upholding the decision by the Scottish courtRead More


Top Algerian figures go on military trial for alleged plot

FILE – This Friday April 10, 2009 file photo shows Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, left, and his brother Said Bouteflika arrives at his campaign headquarters in the Hydra district of Algiers, a day after the Algerian presidential election. A military tribunal has opened the high-profile trial of Said Bouteflika and two ex-intelligence chiefs, one whose name alone once made Algerians tremble. (AP Photo, File) ALGIERS, Algeria (Associated Press) — An Algerian military tribunal on Monday opened the unprecedented trial of a brother of the country’s longtime former president and twoRead More


Placido Domingo withdraws from Met Opera after harassment reports

<div><br class=”Apple-interchange-newline”>https://ift.tt/2luQ6uZ>Click to copyRELATED TOPICSPlacido DomingoU.S. NewsClassical musicOperaEntertainmentAP Top NewsU.S. NewsGeneral NewsUnited States Domingo withdraws from Met Opera after harassment reportsBy RONALD BLUM18 minutes ago FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2019 file photo, opera star Placido Domingo salutes spectators at the end of a concert in Szeged, Hungary. The Metropolitan Opera confirms, Tuesday, Sept. 24, that Domingo has agreed to withdraw from all future performances at the Met, effective immediately. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, File) NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Plácido Domingo has agreed to withdraw from all future performancesRead More


Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry, Trump calls it ‘garbage’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., reads a statement announcing a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and a whistleblower complaint (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is reacting swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Trump notes that Pelosi’s announcement comes as he meets Tuesday with world leaders at the United Nations. He’sRead More


Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry, Trump calls it ‘garbage’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., reads a statement announcing a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and a whistleblower complaint (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is reacting swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Trump notes that Pelosi’s announcement comes as he meets Tuesday with world leaders at the United Nations. He’sRead More


“The Poet” by Tom Wayman

“The Poet” by Tom Wayman Poem 015 Rights & Access The Poet Loses his position on worksheet or page in textbook May speak much but makes little sense Cannot give clear verbal instructions Does not understand what he reads Does not understand what he hears Cannot handle “yes-no” questions Has great difficulty interpreting proverbs Has difficulty recalling what he ate for breakfast, etc. Cannot tell a story from a picture Cannot recognize visual absurdities Has difficulty classifying and categorizing objects Has difficulty retaining such things as addition and subtraction facts,Read More


ENERGY: Oil report for September 24, 2019

By OILPRICE.COM – The EIA forecasts world energy consumption rising by 50 percent between 2018 and 2050. Most of the growth comes from non-OECD, particularly Asia. – By sector, industry will account for the bulk of the growth, a term that includes mining, refining, manufacturing, agriculture and construction. Energy use in industry will rise by 30 percent through 2050. – Transportation energy use rises by 40 percent over that timeframe, again led by Asia. – The source of the energy matters. Renewables are the fastest growing source through 2050, and will surpassRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for September 24, 2019

By OILPRICE.COM – The EIA forecasts world energy consumption rising by 50 percent between 2018 and 2050. Most of the growth comes from non-OECD, particularly Asia. – By sector, industry will account for the bulk of the growth, a term that includes mining, refining, manufacturing, agriculture and construction. Energy use in industry will rise by 30 percent through 2050. – Transportation energy use rises by 40 percent over that timeframe, again led by Asia. – The source of the energy matters. Renewables are the fastest growing source through 2050, and will surpassRead More


UGANDA: WFP food poisons more recipients

Food aid linked to illness again in Uganda after fatal outbreak earlier this year By FOOD SAFETY NEWS Distribution of some food aid in Uganda has been suspended for the second time this year because more than 30 people have fallen ill and been hospitalized. It is unknown how many more may have been affected. Super Cereal is distributed as part of a program to protect and improve the health and nutrition of mothers and children by the World Food Programme (WFP). It is corn or wheat blended with soyaRead More