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Letters to the Editor – Teacher Shortage

Ask a teacher Re: “Task Force Makes Room for Teachers – Group Seeking to Address State’s Educator Shortage Plans to Add 24 Members,” Wednesday’s Metro & Business article. I am a public school teacher in Texas. I have followed news of this task force with interest and severe skepticism. Many of my fellow educators feel […]

Sioux Falls individuals charged with mak...

United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that two men from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and a woman from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for makes a false statement in connection with the purchase of a firearm. Shyene Marie Clemens, 25, Matthew Lebahn, 23, and Jayden Guenther, 20, […]

Joint Statement by President Joseph R. B...

We have gathered today to commemorate 200 years of diplomatic relations and outline a vision for the future of U.S.-Colombian relations based on shared prosperity, social equity, and the defense of human rights and fundamental freedoms. and the reaffirmation of the hemispheric consensus in favor of the democracy enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter. The […]

Governor Newsom’s Statement on the Biden

Published: March 09, 2022 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the statement below following the United States EPA’s reinstatement of California’s Clean Air Act waiver. The move addresses the previous administration’s baseless attack on a critical program based on California’s decades of experience setting legally authorized emissions standards. Through today’s action, California can continue […]

Joint Statement in Support of Women in I...

The IPO is committed to improving gender equality in intellectual property, including among our clients and staff. We are working with other national IP offices on this collective goal and are pleased to release the following joint statement on International Women’s Day: This year, the theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is “Gender Equality for […]

Statement by the Prime Minister at a joi...

Joint press conference on Ukraine I am very pleased to welcome Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Rutte to London. During the excellent meetings we had today, we reaffirmed that our three countries stand together in the face of Russia’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine. In the 12 days since Russia launched this illegal and brutal […]

Iowa tornado live updates – Two Madison

TWO children from Madison County, Iowa are among seven victims killed in Saturday night’s tornado. Search and rescue operations would have shifted to shelter assessments. Officials estimated that between 20 and 30 homes were destroyed, and additional power cuts are currently being assessed. Parts of Vinton are suffering from structural damage, downed power lines, gas […]

Virginia Governor Youngkin delivers spee...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin was in Charlottesville Friday on the grounds of the University of Virginia. He addressed students at the Federalist Society, a conservative law organization, and picked out words for some key institutions. Youngkin made the UVA Law School tour one of his first stops in the Charlottesville area […]

Joint statement on the situation in Liby...

The text of the following declaration was issued by the governments of the United States of America, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom: Start text: France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States of America take note of the March 2 statement by the Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General and subsequent […]

Live updates from the Russia – Ukraine w

Featured: What’s going on in the Russian invasion of Ukraine? – Russian forces capture first major Ukrainian city, Kherson, Ukrainian officials report. – Ultimatum given to Mariupol, city ​​of 430,000, get to – Ukrainian authorities say over 2,000 civilians killed in Russian attack. – Loud explosion heard near Kiev train station – Kremlin dissident Alexei […]

Ukraine Crisis Live News, Russia- Ukrain...

People attend an anti-war demonstration outside the Russian Embassy in Bogota, Colombia on Saturday. (Photo: Reuters) Students stuck at Polish border, India considering route to Budapest As hundreds of Indian students are stranded in freezing temperatures on the Ukraine-Poland border, the government announced on Sunday that it had identified an alternative rail route between Uzhhorod, […]

Western allies agree new financial sanct...

Ukrainian officials said 198 civilians had been killed since the Russian invasion. Western allies agreed on Saturday to a fresh round of financial sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, including taking the key step of banning a number of Russian banks from the SWIFT interbank system. In a joint statement, the White House […]

Donald Trump’s CPAC speech reminds Repub

Former president donald trump crowned himself king of the GOP at CPAC on Saturday, delivering a speech to a large crowd that featured all the makings of the man keen to take over the White House “We did it twice. And we’re going to do it again,” Trump told a roaring crowd inside the Rosen […]

McGeachin delivers taped speech at white...

By KEITH RIDLER – Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin and Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene were among speakers at a white nationalist rally in Florida. McGeachin gave a taped speech at America’s first political action conference on Friday and Greene appeared in person. McGeachin appears to be […]

Department of Defense Statement on Addit...

The following statement is attributed to Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby: Yesterday the President authorized an additional $350 million in military aid from Department of Defense stockpiles, including anti-armour, small arms and various ammunition, body armor and related equipment to support the Ukrainian frontline defenders against Russia’s unprovoked attack. This brings the total security assistance […]

Ukraine-Russia News Tracking Live – The

WASHINGTON — The United States and Europe moved on Friday to personally penalize Russian President Vladimir V. Putin for his invasion of Ukraine, imposing sanctions aimed at freezing his wealth while continuing to try to cripple his military capabilities and economic through other new restrictions. White House officials have said President Biden intends to impose […]

Conservative Texas students sue universi...

Blurred discussion group of students sitting in class (iStock/Getty Images) (NEXSTAR) – Three University of Houston students are suing the school, claiming the school’s anti-harassment policies limit their freedom of speech. The students, who consider themselves conservative, say what UH considers hate speech is just their opinion. The Houston Chronicle reports that one of the […]

Governor Edwards issues statement on Ukr...

BATON ROUGE — Governor John Bel Edwards issued a statement Thursday saying Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to Louisiana has been postponed due to developments in Ukraine. Vice President Harris was scheduled to travel Friday to Sunset, La., with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to discuss the administration’s efforts to expand broadband Internet access. Governor Edwards’ […]

Portman statement on ongoing actions to ...

February 23, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) issued the following statement on steps taken by the Biden administration and our international partners to deter further Russian aggression in Ukraine: “President Biden’s initial announcement of sanctions in response to Russian aggression in Donetsk and Luhansk is an important […]

Sanders and his Democratic rivals are ru...

By ANDREW DeMILLO – Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and four Democrats hoping to challenge her for governor of Arkansas made their candidacies official Tuesday, as the week-long filing period to run in the state elections has begun. Sanders, a Republican who has been running since […]

Statement by Governor Youngkin on House ...

RICHMOND, Va. — Lawmakers last month killed legislation that would give localities the ability to ban the use of coal tar sealer, a product that environmental and health agencies say can negatively impact the aquatic and human life. A House of Delegates subcommittee voted 5-4 to table House Bill 949sponsored by Del. Kathy KL Tran, […]

Statement by G7 Foreign Ministers on Rus...

The text of the following statement was issued by the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and United States of America, and by the High Representative of the European Union. Beginning text: We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States […]

Grassley’s statement on watchdog warning

WASHINGTON- Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)distinguished member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the Department of the defense Inspector General’s Office (IGO) report published today titled “Evaluation of Screening of Displaced Persons from Afghanistan.” “Following the Biden administration’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, I expressed concern about the administration’s lackluster efforts to screen […]

Trump news live: Eric Trump lays out fam...

Stormy Daniels obliquely denies writing a statement on the Trump case Racist far-right French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour’s campaign claims that Donald Trump personally called the candidate to offer his encouragement. According to one of Mr. Zemmour’s top aides, Mr. Trump “told Eric Zemmour not to back down, to hold on, to stay brave” – […]

Statement from White House Homeland Secu...

We are working closely with our Canadian counterparts to end the blockade of major bridges and crossings between the United States and Canada and to restore vital trade between our two nations. Following the President’s video conference call with Prime Minister Trudeau on Friday, I spoke again last night with Canada’s National Security and Intelligence […]

Threats to Free Speech Are Not New, They...

United States Attorney General Merrick Garland gave a speech last month marking the anniversary of the January 6, 2021 riot at the United States Capitol. Vowing to prosecute the perpetrators of that day and anyone who commits or threatens violence in the name of political passions, Garland also vowed to uphold free speech rights. Outlining […]

Governor Kay Ivey touts jobs and fights ...

Governor Kay Ivey, in her re-election kickoff speech in Birmingham on Thursday, ticked off a list of popular talking points, noting the state’s fight against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates and the low rate unemployment insurance from Alabama. “We’re going to hear a lot of talk in this campaign from politicians making big promises,” […]

Live Updates: Latest news on trucker pro...

Video Protesters rumbled through traffic in the capital, Ottawa, and continued blockades on some of the busiest roads connecting Canada to the United States, demanding an end to vaccination mandates and coronavirus restrictions.CreditCredit…Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press Doug Ford, the Premier of Ontario, declared a state of emergency for the entire province on […]

4 Key Moments From Janet Mills’ State of

Governor Janet Mills highlighted areas of agreement on budget issues while defending her record on the COVID-19 pandemic in her State of the State Address Thursday that preceded a 2022 re-election campaign with the former Governor Paul LePage. The Democratic governor did not mention his likely Republican opponent by name in his hour-long speech to […]

RBA Governor Lowe’s opening statement –

The preview is here: The link for the live coverage is here The full text of his opening statement is here Summary of headlines from Lowe’s opening statement (via Reuters) report estimating that GDP grew by around 5% in 2021 and expect GDP growth of around 4¼% in 2022 and 2% in 2023 says recovery […]

Missouri governor’s ‘Christian values’ s

(AP) – Missouri Gov. Mike Parson doesn’t have a “litmus test for nominations,” his spokeswoman said Friday, despite a statement earlier in the week that he would only appoint a state health director who shared his “Christian values.” The Republican governor, a Baptist, got angry after the Missouri Senate Effectively Ousted Donald Kauerauf as director […]

Missouri Governor’s Statement of “Christ

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson doesn’t have a ‘litmus test for nominations,’ his spokeswoman said on Friday, despite a statement earlier in the week that he would only appoint a chief health officer of the State which shared his “Christian values”. The Republican governor, a Baptist, got angry after the Missouri Senate Effectively Ousted Donald Kauerauf […]

Winter Storm Landon Live Updates: Major ...

Several incidents are reported on major highways. Hundreds of flights are canceled. Texas officials say the power grid is ready. Portions of major highways are closed, hundreds of flights are canceled, school is closed and residents are being asked to stay home as a major winter storm rolls through the Plains and the Midwest. The […]

Speech by the Chief of the Defense Staff...

With this strategy, the Ministry of Defense will protect and promote UK interests in space; and we will play a leading role in the coalition of like-minded nations and organizations that have come together to ensure space is there for the benefit of all. Space is fundamental to our national security and our way of […]

Live Covid News Updates: Vaccine Mandate...

Germany overtakes US as top donor as WHO chief calls for funding reform The leader of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that Germany became its first donor, supplanting Washington, and called for sweeping changes to reform its funding model. the US resists funding proposal it would make the UN health body more […]

ATAGI statement on the use of the Novava...

Date published: January 24, 2022 Targeted audience: General public The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, also known as Nuvaxovid (Biocelect Pty Ltd/Novavax Inc) has been tentatively approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for use as part of primary vaccination in people aged 18 and over. The Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is an advanced protein-based vaccine. Each 0.5ml […]

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Energy Je...

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm issued the following statement today during her trip to Mexico City, Mexico: I would like to thank the Mexican government for its warm welcome and open dialogue on our shared energy future over the past two days. The United States values ​​our relationship with Mexico and sees tremendous […]

Washington State Department of Health St...

For immediate release: January 20, 2022 (22-009) Contact: Communications from the Ministry of Health Washington State Department of Health Statement OLYMPIA – Today marks two years since the first case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was discovered in Washington and the United States. Our state led the nation in the early days of the […]

Van Hollen Statement on Voting Rights Le...

January 19, 2022 Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) issued the following statement regarding the future of voting rights legislation and filibuster reform in the United States Senate: “While I am deeply disappointed, tonight’s vote is not the end of this fight. We will redouble our efforts and move forward. As my colleague Senator […]

Introducing a bill to criminalize “false

OLYMPIA, Washington, January 17, 2022 — Gov. Jay Inslee’s new Political Speech Bill, SB 5843, which makes it a serious offense for elected officials or candidates to “willfully lie” about the election process and results, passed its first reading on Thursday, January 13 at the level of the Senate. Inslee first announced he would support […]

Statement by the Secretary of Defense to...

Thank you Mr President, with your permission I wanted to inform the Assembly about the situation in Ukraine. To date, tens of thousands of Russian troops are positioned near the Ukrainian border. Their deployment is not systematic and they are equipped with tanks, armored combat vehicles, artillery rockets and short-range ballistic missiles. We and our […]

ASCA releases statement calling on NCAA ...

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) today released a statement calling on the NCAA “and all governing bodies” to review and update their rules regarding the participation of transgender female student-athletes, particularly in women’s swimming. . The ASCA asked for “scientific and factual data [sic] research” to use to establish new rules. The coaching association […]

Izzy Snowstorm Path Tracker 2022 LIVE

A HUGE winter storm is expected to hit the country this weekend, with severe weather warnings issued in parts of the United States and power outages expected. “Be prepared, a major snowstorm is coming,” warned AccuWeather meteorologist Bernie Rayno. The storm, named Izzy by The Weather Channel, is expected to affect tens of millions of […]

Shaheen Statement on Nord Stream 2 Legis...

January 13, 2022 (Washington, DC) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, released the following statement after voting against Senator Cruz’s Nord Stream 2 legislation earlier today. The legislation did not garner enough votes to pass the Senate: “My position on the Nord […]

Highlights from Biden’s Voting Rights Sp

WASHINGTON – President Biden approved changing Senate rules to pass new voting rights legislation during a speech in Atlanta on Tuesday, warning of a serious threat to American democracy if lawmakers do not act to “protect the heart and soul” of the country. Mr Biden did not go so far as to call for the […]

Game, Set, Match, President Biden; Spee...

President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the rotunda of the United States Capitol, January 6, 2022 By Dan Murphy President Joe Biden delivered a speech at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2022, to commemorate the first anniversary of the attack that attempted to stop the voter count for the 2020 presidential election. The […]

Biden gives Democrats the anti-Trump spe...

With his poll count plummeting and Covid cases on the rise, President Joe Biden has started the New Year desperately looking for a new narrative. On Thursday, Donald Trump’s “bruised ego” may have reached out to him. In a forceful speech described as his most powerful since taking office, Biden blamed the horrors of the […]

LIVE: The main conspirator in the case o...

January 6, 2022, 13:51 PM Interior Minister Nityanand Rai tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. 6 January 2022, 13:39 President Ram Nath Kovind met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhava on Thursday and received from him a first-hand account of the security breach in his convoy in Punjab yesterday. President Ram Nath Kovind met […]

Shaheen statement as NH GOP anti-women, ...

01 January 2022 (Manchester, NH) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) has issued the following statement in response to new anti-women and anti-choice laws led by state Republicans and enacted by the governor that come into force January 1st. laws include a ban on unnecessary and expensive abortions and ultrasounds. “No one should be allowed […]

Abhinandan missing Hafta, hate speech fr...

Hi the NL team! May we please that Mr. Abhinandan no longer runs out of Haftas in the coming weeks, especially as the election season heats up, as it is not the same without his good remarks and ideas! Are the annual Ramnath Roenka awards still relevant with Akash sir? PS: In last week’s Hafta, […]

President’s statement on S. 1605, the na

Today, I signed Law S. 1605, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022” (the “Act”). The law authorizes budgetary appropriations mainly for the Ministry of Defense, for the national security programs of the Ministry of Energy and for the Ministry of State. The law provides essential benefits and improves access to justice for […]

Governor Pritzker to provide update on C...

NOTE: NBC Chicago will be offering a live stream of the address starting at noon. Governor JB Pritzker is expected to provide an update on COVID-19 on Monday, regarding the omicron variant that has spread to Illinois and the United States in recent weeks. The governor is expected to speak at noon from the James […]

2021 was the year lawmakers attempted to...

On the largest internet platforms, content moderation is bad and worse and worse. Getting it right is difficult, and on the scale of millions or billions of users it may be impossible. It’s hard enough for humans to sort through spam, illegal content, and offensive but legal speech. Bots and AI also failed to get […]

Statement by President Joe Biden and Fir...

On behalf of our family, we wish a Merry Christmas to all in the United States and around the world who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and the promise of hope and renewal. In this season of joy, we are inspired by the countless Americans who remind us that the things we hold sacred […]

Statement by President Joe Biden and Fir...

On this morning after Christmas, we are heartbroken to learn of the passing of a true servant of God and of the people, Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. We have been fortunate enough to spend time with him on several occasions over the past few years. His courage and moral clarity helped inspire our […]

Statement by the Governor of North Dakot...

Burgum issues statement on 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack BISMARCK, ND (STL.News) Governor Doug Burgum issued the following statement on National Remembrance Day in Pearl Harbor as Americans celebrate the 80th anniversary of the attacks in Hawaii that dragged the United States into the Second World War. “Eight decades on from the ‘Date of […]

Red Deer Instructor Finalist for Governo...

Red Deer Polytechnic teacher Jenna Butler is a finalist for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction for her book Reverie: a year of bees. Butler said she uses storytelling to examine bees, natural ecology and climate change. Her book also ended up being a personal account of trauma recovery. Butler said she carried […]

First poppy presented to the Governor Ge...

The Royal Canadian Legion Virtual Drop of Poppies on Parliament Hill (CNW Group / The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command) OTTAWA – The first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2021 National Poppy Campaign was presented today to Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada. Due to the […]

HT TODAY: October 25, 1954 – Political c

Karachi: Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammed Ali reconstituted his cabinet tonight as the whole country was under state of emergency declared by Governor General Ghulam Mohammed due to the collapse of the constitutional apparatus. In the hours following the arrival of Mr. Mohammed Ali by a specially chartered plane, the Governor General discussed with him the […]

Hoffman / Warburton Governor / Lieutenan...

Many have to count on an increase in their income through the rudimentary social safety net, even after working full time. New Jersey has the tenth worst income inequality in the nation, and inequality (measured by the GINI coefficient) actually increased during Murphy’s reign. – Statement by Governor / Lieutenant Governor Hoffman / Warburton on […]

Governor General on the occasion of the ...

#Bahamas, November 30, 2021 – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Obadiah Wilchcombe has said his ministry will adopt the You Are Someone program in the first quarter of 2022 to ensure the disability community is included in all aspects of society. Minister Wilchcombe was addressing the organized church service (Sunday, November […]

A TRUE PATRIOT OF THE BAHAMAS: Former Go...

By RASHAD ROLLE Principal journalist of the Tribune [email protected] FORMER Governor General and Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Dion Hanna, the ardent progressive whose faith in Bahamians helped push the Bahamas towards independence and sparked the era-defining policy of Bahamianization, has died at him yesterday at 93. Mr Hanna was Deputy Prime Minister from 1967 to […]