Deposed president evacuated from Mali for medical treatment

The Malian president ousted by a military coup in August has been evacuated to the United Arab Emirates for medical treatment after hospitalization in Mali By BABA AHMED Associated Press September 5, 2020, 10:14 PM • 3 min read BAMAKO, Mali — Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Malian president ousted by a military coup in August, was evacuated late Saturday to the United Arab Emirates for medical treatment, a diplomat said. The 75-year-old’s health has been in question since he was …

Untangling Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Finances From Liberty University Won’t Be Easy

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) – After parting ways with President Jerry Falwell Jr in the wake of personal scandals, Liberty University has hired a firm to investigate “all facets” of Falwell’s tenure, including the school’s financial and real estate operations. There may be much to untangle. Falwell, who took over as president of Liberty in 2007 after years as a lawyer handling its real estate interests, intertwined his personal finances with those of the evangelical Christian university founded by his …

Democratic Lawmakers Erupt After Election Security Briefings Are Terminated

The sudden decision by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to cut off congressional briefings on election security is a “shocking abdication of its lawful responsibility” and a “betrayal of the public’s right to know how foreign powers are trying to subvert our democracy,” said a stinging statement Saturday from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.). “This intelligence belongs to the American people. … The American people have both the right and the …

Rio Tinto CEO loses $3.5M over destroyed indigenous sites

Rio Tinto says its chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will lose around $3.5 million in bonuses over the destruction of sacred Indigenous sites By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press August 25, 2020, 1:45 AM 3 min read CANBERRA, Australia — Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will lose around $3.5 million in bonuses due to the destruction of Australian Indigenous sacred sites to access iron ore, the mining company said on Monday. The Anglo-Australia mining giant announced that three executives would lose …

Democrats Drop Demand To End Fossil Fuel Subsidies From Party Platform

The Democratic National Committee this week quietly dropped language calling for an end to fossil fuel subsidies and tax breaks from its party platform, HuffPost has learned.   On July 27, officials added an amendment to the Manager’s Mark, a ledger of party demands voted on as one omnibus package, stating: “Democrats support eliminating tax breaks and subsidies for fossil fuels, and will fight to defend and extend tax incentives for energy efficiency and clean energy.” The amendment was approved. …

Epic Games’ Lawsuits Fire a Shot at Apple and Google’s App Store ‘Monopolies’

Fortnite creator Epic Games launched a spear at Apple’s gatekept iOS App Store market today with a lawsuit filed in the US District Court of Northern California. The move aligns with the developer’s years-long quest to disrupt digital marketplaces and their associated fees—and comes as Apple has faced increased antitrust scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Alleging that Apple’s grip over the iOS market is “unreasonable and unlawful,” Epic Games seeks to force access to more apps and payment processing options on …

Iran, Turkey lash out at UAE over agreement with Israel

Iran and Turkey are lashing out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause   JERUSALEM — Iran and Turkey lashed out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates on Friday over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause, even as much of the international community welcomed the move. Iran’s Foreign Ministry called the U.S.-brokered …

Judge grants preliminary injunction requiring Uber and Lyft to stop classifying drivers as contractors

A California judge granted a preliminary injunction Monday requiring Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their drivers as independent contractors pending further action by the court. The order will take effect after 10 days, as the companies requested a brief stay during the appeals process. If upheld, the ruling could have serious implications for Uber and Lyft, both of which are not yet profitable and have seen their ride-hailing businesses suffer during the pandemic. By classifying their drivers as independent workers, rather …

Ammonium nitrate, reported source of Beirut explosions, has caused many high-profile blasts

Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said caused the devastating Beirut explosions, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer and has caused numerous industrial blasts over the decades. These notably include one at a Texas fertilizer plant in 2013 that killed 15 and was ruled deliberate, a North Korean railway blast that left 161 dead in 2004, and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. When combined with fuel oils, ammonium nitrate creates a potent explosive widely used in …

Trump walks out of news conference after reporter asks him about Veterans Choice lie he’s told more than 150 times

Trump, speaking at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club, had claimed again that he is the one who got the Veterans Choice program passed — adding, “They’ve been trying to get that passed for decades and decades and decades and no president’s ever been able to do it, and we got it done.” In fact, former President Barack Obama signed the Choice program into law in 2014. The law, which allowed eligible veterans to be covered by the government for …

Stress Management Dealing with Anger

Understanding tension and stress factors can assist you move on and deal with your anger. If you seem like your body is filled with stress then stress is the cause of the problem. Tension is often a result of disrupted triggers from your emotional reaction. Stress is either unfavorable or positive; for that reason, we must find out to handle tension in order to be successful in life. Negative stress might last for a few days, weeks, or perhaps months. …

Lowering the Roadblocks of Anger

Minimizing the obstructions of anger can benefit us in many ways. Examining anger and its cause can typically help us to see the roadblocks in our minds. If you are prone to anger then you have a low tolerance to fear, stress and anxiety, stressors, and so forth. Roadblocks are barriers with traps or mines at the end of the feeling preparing itself to stop the opponent at a certain point in our life. As you can see, your feelings …

Prejudice is Madness

Anger provides hate that consists of prejudice. We can see anger by recalling at the white guys that evaded the camps of the American Indians. The men rushed through the camps, beginning fires, shooting individuals at random, and causing a turmoil that interrupted an entire village. We can likewise see anger when we evaluate what the white guy did to the African-Americans. The men utilized these people as sex toys, items, laborers, and so on. We can see in two …

Advantages of Intermittent Fasting on Keto.

The science behind the ketogenic diet is that the body burns fat when denied of other sources of fuel. Periodic fasting is an intentional deprivation of food and takes the idea a step even more. We’re not talking long-lasting fasting. Intermittent fasting while on a keto diet meant having 2 meals a day or fasting for one day a week. The fasting time provides the body a chance to rest and rid itself of contaminants. It offers an additional increase …