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California Faces New Risk of Blackouts This Week

California Faces New Risk of Blackouts This Week It broke the old record of 119 degrees recorded in July of 2006 and was one of a number of records to fall on Sunday. Those were relatively cool compared to the desert, where Palm Springs was a balmy 122 and Indio 121. California's power-grid manager had been warning of rotating outages and pleading for conservation for days, but it wasn't until early Saturday evening - when temperatures climbed... [Full Article...]

Mental Health Foundation warning over distressing TikTok video

Mental Health Foundation warning over distressing TikTok video Footage of the Christchurch terror attack, which was live-streamed on Facebook , remained on that platform roughly an hour after the shooter began streaming, and about 12 minutes after users first reported it . On Twitter, you are able to turn off autoplay , (Go to settings, Click "Accessibility, Click "Video Autoplay", Choose the "Never" option)". "Check with your children to determine if th... [Full Article...]

American Airlines OKs Black Lives Matter Pins For Employees

American Airlines OKs Black Lives Matter Pins For Employees The staffer said that should the pin be sanctioned, he would go ahead and wear his NYPD pin instead. American Airlines told The Post in a statement that the company is now working with their Black Professional Network on a pin design for the uniform and are working on several other pin designs to support various other causes, like UNICEF, for example. [Full Article...]

European Union names Dombrovskis as its new trade chief

European Union names Dombrovskis as its new trade chief The election of McGuinness, a member of the centre-right EPP group and currently first vice-president of the European Parliament, will help to progress toward the gender parity in the college of Commissioners, as it will now have 13 female members and 14 male colleagues, an important issue for von der Leyen. [Full Article...]

Postmaster General DeJoy Accused of Campaign Finance Law Violations

Postmaster General DeJoy Accused of Campaign Finance Law Violations It's not known whether an investigation is under way or being considered. DeJoy, the former head of fundraising for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, faces "criminal exposure" both if the claims surrounding the alleged straw-donor scheme are true and "also for lying to our committee under oath", said Maloney. [Full Article...]

Trump says troops love him even if Pentagon brass doesn't

Former Trump White House National Security Advisor John Bolton, who was sacked in 2019 and remains no friend of the president's , denied The Atlantic's bombshell report last week supposedly " confirmed " by Fox News' Jennifer Griffin that alleges Trump disparaged American war heroes buried in France on a 2018 trip. [Full Article...]

Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

Anna Batchelor, a spokesperson for Edmonton Public Schools, said the division was informed yesterday by Alberta Health Services that someone had tested positive. Hoffman said the United Conservative government needs to take the number of cases in schools seriously. Dr. Theresa Tam says rising COVID-19 case counts in several parts of the country understandably worry parents who are sending their ... [Full Article...]

British-Iranian aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new charge

British-Iranian aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new charge Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested during a holiday in April 2016 and accused of plotting the "soft toppling" of the government in Tehran. Earlier this year, she was given temporary leave from prison because of the coronavirus outbreak and has been living at her parents' house with an ankle tag. [Full Article...]


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