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Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

 

President Trump goes on clemency spree, and the list is long

President Donald Trump talks to the media before he boards Air Force One for a trip to Los Angeles to attend a campaign fundraiser, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting what he called a “ridiculous” 14-year prison sentence for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former New York Police Department commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others. Others who got a break from Trump include financierRead More


USA: Attorney General William Barr says he might quit over Trump tweets

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2020. file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs’ Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington. Attorney General William Barr took a public swipe Thursday at President Donald Trump, saying that the president’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and cases “make it impossible for me to do my job.” Barr made the comment during an interview with ABC News just days after the Justice Department overruled its own prosecutors. they had initially recommended in a court filing that President DonaldRead More


Beyoncé – Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) (Video Version)

Beyoncé – Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) (Video Version) Beyoncé’s official video for ‘Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)’. Click to listen to Beyoncé on Spotify: https://ift.tt/2FhRRnk… As featured on I Am… Sasha Fierce. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: https://ift.tt/2tgw8qY… Google Play: https://ift.tt/2iw8a1T Amazon: https://ift.tt/2hKWVE9 More from Beyoncé Love On Top: https://youtu.be/Ob7vObnFUJc Dance For You: https://youtu.be/PGc9n6BiWXA Naughty Girl: https://youtu.be/RZuJ_OHBN78 Follow Beyoncé Website: http://www.beyonce.com/ Facebook: https://ift.tt/xDUVIh Twitter: https://twitter.com/beyonce Instagram: https://ift.tt/1DdBcVE Subscribe to Beyoncé on YouTube: https://ift.tt/2iw61Uc More great Global Hits videos here: https://ift.tt/2hKUjGr ———Read More


UGANDA: Google AdSense is not as easy as we think

This is one of the blogs I run.  https://changeofguards.blogspot.com/ is strictly for Politics, Security, History of Uganda and the Great Lakes Regional countries (L’Afrique des Grands Lacs). I have the other blog which is “say whatever whenever” http://nangalama.blogspot.com/ What stunned me is that I could get my Nangalama blog to get Google AdSense super fast (maybe a month). However, it has taken me many years to get Google to approve me running Google AdSense adverts on the Change Of Guards Blog.  I think something like 6yrs. Maybe I was doing things wrong butRead More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day February 19, 2020: Kosmoceratops

Image may be subject to copyright Kosmoceratops was a ceratopsid dinosaur that lived in what is now the U.S. state of Utah about 76.4–75.5 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous. Specimens of the genus were discovered in Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument in 2006 and 2007. It had an estimated length of 4.5 m (15 ft) and weight of 1.2 t (1.3 short tons). Kosmoceratops (from Greek for “ornate horned face”) was named for its skull, the most ornamented of any known dinosaur, with fifteen well-developed horns and horn-like structures.Read More


Steve Kay – Mbe Omukhasi .( Official Video) To set mbe Omukhasi as your skiza tune Dial *811*280#

Steve Kay – Mbe Omukhasi .( Official Video) To set mbe Omukhasi as your skiza tune Dial *811*280# Mbe Omukhasi – loosely translated to mean Give me my wife – is a Luhya wedding song packaged as a new Luhya Pop Genre of music that fuses traditional Luhya style with Modern Popular genres. Watch and enjoy. The audio was produced by celebrated producer Dominic Khaemba of Ageless Studio Nairobi while the Video was Directed, Filmed and Edited by Bungoma’s renown Film maker Dennis Machio. Special thanks to all who participatedRead More


USA: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew at a Press Availability

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew  – PHOTO maybe subject to copyright By US Department of State READ ORIGINAL PRESSER HERE: https://www.state.gov/secretary-michael-r-pompeo-and-ethiopian-foreign-minister-gedu-andargachew-at-a-press-availability/ REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SHERATON HOTEL ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA FEBRUARY 18, 2020 MODERATOR:  Good afternoon.  Welcome to the joint press briefing of His Excellency Ato Gedu Andargachew, Foreign Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and His Excellency U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.  The press briefing will go as follows:  First, the two principals will give a brief statement –Read More


ENERGY: Oil report for February 18, 2020 (CHARTS, GRAPHS)

Image may be subject to copyright Uncertainty Brings An End To The Oil Price Rebound By OILPRICE dot COM – Devon Energy’s (NYSE:DVN) transition from a gas-weighted asset portfolio towards a rather one-sided focus on US onshore oil seems to be paying off as the US firm’s Q4 earnings, to be published this evening, are expected to surpass expectations. – Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) has dropped almost 9% on the news that it would lay off 20% of its Colorado workforce as weaker prices and regulatory requirements continue toRead More


UGANDA: WHY MUSEVENI’S ARMY TOOK OVER THE BURIAL OF THE KIPINGA – GEN. BIRARO (Photos) – @UPDFspokespersn @MugishaMuntu @KizzaBesigye1 @HeBobiWine @SejuDav

Images may be subject to copyright Images may be subject to copyright Images may be subject to copyright CHANGE OF GUARDS – Gen. (Rtd) Benon Biraro passed away last week and was buried on Sunday February 16, 2020 at his village home in Masha, Isingiro District. Though he hailed from the same village as Gen. Saleh, the latter did not show up anywhere near the burial. A number of his Bush War comrades, notably those who have fallen out of favor with the Museveni regime, gave their eulogies. The likesRead More


Afghanistan’s presidential election: Ashraf Ghani declared winner

Final result announced months after vote rejected by runner-up Abdullah Abdullah, who pledges to form parallel gov’t. By AL JAZEERA AND NEWS AGENCIES The Independent Election Commission announced on Tuesday that Ghani garnered 50.64 percent of the September 28, 2019 vote [File: Tom Brenner/Reuters] Incumbent President Ashraf Ghani has been declared the winner of Afghanistan‘s presidential election, almost five months after the voting took place amid a low turnout due to the threat of violence and concerns over electoral fraud. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Tuesday that GhaniRead More