EU: Britain must respect Brexit deal down to the letter

The European Union has warned Britain that even the most minor breach of the Brexit withdrawal treaty would undermine what little trust is left between the two sides in already fragile trade talks By RAF CASERT and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press September 9, 2020, 1:26 PM • 3 min read BRUSSELS — The European Union warned Britain on Wednesday that even the most minor breach of the Brexit withdrawal treaty would undermine what little trust is left between the two …

Joe Biden, in Kenosha, Says U.S. Is Addressing ‘the Original Sin of This Country’

(KENOSHA, Wis.) — Joe Biden told residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that recent turmoil following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, could help Americans confront centuries of systemic racism, drawing a sharp contrast with President Donald Trump amid a reckoning that has galvanized the nation. “We’re finally now getting to the point where we’re going to be addressing the original sin of this country, 400 years old … slavery and all the vestiges of it,” Biden said at …

US sanctions top International Criminal Court officials

The United States has imposed sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and one of her top aides. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the moves on Wednesday, saying that “the ICC continues to target Americans”. The Hague-based court is continuing an investigation into whether US forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. The sanctions include a freeze on assets held in the US or subject to US law and target Bensouda and the court’s head of jurisdiction, Phakiso Mochochoko. …

Trump Wants To Force Immigrants To Submit Eye Scans, Voice Prints, And DNA

The Trump administration has drafted a proposal that would dramatically expand the number of people required to provide biometrics for their immigration applications, while also increasing the personal information the government can demand, such as eye scans, voice prints, DNA, and photographs for facial recognition. According to parts of a draft policy obtained by BuzzFeed News, the government would be allowed to request biometrics from immigrants who have received some benefit, like a green card or work permit, at any …

Video Games May Be Key to Keeping World War II Memory Alive. Here Are 5 WWII Games Worth Playing, According to a Historian

The 75th anniversary of Japan formally surrendering to the U.S. aboard the battleship USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 1945, arrives at a moment when the question of how the war is remembered feels more necessary than ever. Veterans’ stories, books, movies and TV shows have kept memories of the war alive for the last 75 years, but how will those stories be told when there are fewer people around who lived through those era-defining years? Recently, some people in younger …

The US Immigration System Won’t Come To A Halt After Massive Work Furloughs Were Canceled

The US agency that oversees key parts of the immigration system, including the processing of citizenship, green cards, and asylum applications, has canceled its planned furlough this week of nearly 70% of its staff, according to an internal email sent to staff Tuesday morning. The planned furlough of more than 13,000 US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) employees on Aug. 30 was set to bring the immigration system to a halt, delaying the processing of green card applications and setting …

Inside and Outside the RNC, the Race for 2024 Is Already Underway

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. On the surface, the entire agenda of this week’s Republican e-convention is to boost President Donald Trump’s chances of re-election this fall. But just an inch or so below, anyone can see the jostling for who will be running this show in four years’ time has already begun. It’s happening along a clear divide …

Case of man reinfected with coronavirus stokes immunity fears

A young man has been diagnosed with coronavirus more than four months after he recovered from a first episode of the disease, suggesting that immunity to the virus can be short-lived and raising more questions about vaccines against Covid-19. The case in Hong Kong is the first lab-confirmed reinfection. Genetic sequencing by scientists at the University of Hong Kong established that the second episode, in an otherwise healthy young man, was caused by a slightly different strain. Researchers had hoped …

The US Government Is Texting Russians Offering $10 Million For Information On Election Interference

KYIV — When Artyom Vysokov received a text message offering him as much as $10 million for information on Russian election interference from a number used mainly for distributing spam and phishing messages, he thought it was “some type of fraud.” But then he saw reports from several Russian news outlets about other people receiving similar messages on their cellphones and realized they were coming shortly after the US State Department announced a new campaign to defend the American presidential …

Mali president resigns after military mutiny: Live updates

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced early on Wednesday that he is resigning from his post saying that he does not wish blood to be shed following a mutiny in the capital, Bamako. “Today, certain parts of the military have decided that intervention was necessary. Do I really have a choice? Because I do not wish blood to be shed,” Keita said in a brief statement broadcast on national television. Keita said that he has decided “to give up my …

How The Eviction Crisis Could Compound Voter Suppression Come November

Over 20 million Americans could be evicted by the end of September due to the current economic crisis, with 30 to 40 million facing eviction by December. Somewhere in the middle, one of the most highly anticipated presidential elections in recent history will take place. That eviction crisis could make it harder for people to vote ― and, in turn, harder to hold politicians accountable for failing them in the midst of a pandemic that has now killed over 150,000 …

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point, Trump plans executive order

Mnuchin said he will recommend Trump take executive action this weekend. August 8, 2020, 1:18 AM 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Talks between the administration and Democratic leadership on a path forward for a COVID-19 relief bill collapsed Friday, with both parties leaving negotiations citing no measured progress toward an agreement and no plans for a future meeting. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows have been in daily discussion with Speaker …

How to Manage Slip Disks in Pain In The Back

Slip disks is an issue that triggers neck and back pain, yet it is among the many variations regarding why back pain begins. As soon as medical professionals choose is a disk is slipped they often designate management plans to the client. It is very important that the client follow the guidelines, otherwise the discomfort could become worse. Your doctor will offer you methodical instructions if you are identified with neck and back pain, such as slip disks. How to …

Getting An Excellent Tan With Tanning Beds

Light is essential to the presence of all living things. You need natural sunshine to offer you with a controlled amount of ultraviolet rays. Just like the tanning bulbs, it might supply you with a modification of skin tone since the bulbs consist of ultraviolet A and B rays. But excessive amounts of sunlight might dry your skin or damage it– it is likewise the case with tanning bulbs. Do you frequently check out a tanning parlor? Do you own …

Get A More Secure Tan With Used Tanning Beds

If you have actually been looking for a method to accomplish a beautiful bronzed appearance without having to jet off on vacation, then you will be pleased to find that there are now numerous sunless tanning products offered for usage within the privacy and convenience of your own home. Tanning beds are one of a number of products taken pleasure in by those looking for a natural radiance on the face and body, and you can delight in getting just …

Atkins Snack Choices

We live in a society of nibblers. Long gone are the traditional three square meals per day. Today, people eat at their desks, catch a treat in the afternoon and eat late night goodies. Most, if not all, of these treats are carbohydrate based and loaded with sugar. This presents a challenge to people who are trying to follow the Atkins strategy. Snacking is an essential part of keeping your blood sugar level up, but the majority of packaged junk …

Anger Consumes Time.

When we seethe, we are consuming our energy and time on unfavorable forces that might or may not show results. Anger is a feeling that we all have and when we use anger to our advantage, it frequently takes us further than blowing up in an outcry. Anger that strikes, strikes, punches, curses, attacks emotions etc are unfavorable anger that triggers more issues. Dealing with emotions and anger is never ever simple when we have probable cause to become fired …

About Low Back Pain Relief

There are lots of possible reasons for low pain in the back from muscle pressure or convulsions to sprains of the ligaments, joint problems or slipped disk (herniated/degenerated disk). While there is no definitive factor as to why four out of 5 individuals develop low back pain, there are certain steps that you can take to supply low back pain relief. Rest Your Back Most healthcare professionals and therapists recommend bed rest as the initial step in supplying low back …

How Much Weight should You Expect to Lose on the Keto Diet?

Make no mistake, the keto diet works just as most other diet plans on the market work. Consider it. If individuals did not drop weight after they buy a diet book and performed its ideas and techniques, that book will quickly run out print. If a particular item does not do what it claims to do, couple of individuals would purchase it. The word will get out and people would stop purchasing that item. This is why I could say …

Going on a keto diet plan is much easier than you think

A lot of individuals provide themselves all sorts of reasons that they should not go on a diet. Believe me, I understand this procedure. After all, you have actually grown familiar with consuming what you like to consume and living the method you want to live. Change, for most of us humans, is very difficult. It’s not like we do not understand why we require to alter. Generally, this isn’t the case where we are uncertain regarding the advantages of …