N Korea slams US over submarine deal, warns countermeasures

North Korea has criticized the U.S. decision to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia and warned of unspecified countermeasures if it finds the deal affects the North’s security By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press September 20, 2021, 2:11 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has … Read more

Heavy police presence as a few hundred protesters trickle in for rally at U.S. Capitol

In a city still on edge after the January 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn’t. The crowd was sparse and incidents were few. Between 400 and 500 demonstrators turned out for … Read more

US Capitol braces for ‘Justice for J6’ rally TODAY in support of rioters imprisoned

Police broke up protesters and counterprotesters at Saturday’s ‘Justice for J6’ rally around the Capitol building, moving people apart before fights could break out. The counterprotesters carried homemade signs – one read loser which was a reference to Donald Trump, its carrier said – and ‘Black Lives Matter’ flags.  One small group stood on a … Read more

Capitol Police say they’re ready for rally supporting Jan. 6 insurrection rioters

WASHINGTON — The fence around the Capitol is back up. The District of Columbia’s police department is at the ready. The U.S. Capitol Police have requested assistance from nearby law enforcement agencies including the National Guard. The Capitol Police are taking no chances as they prepare for Saturday’s rally at the Capitol in support of … Read more

One stunning afternoon: Setbacks imperil Biden's reset

It was an hour President Joe Biden would no doubt like to forget. On Friday, the Pentagon acknowledged that a drone strike in Afghanistan killed 10 civilians, including seven children, not terrorists. A panel advising the Food and Drug Administration voted to not recommend COVID booster shots for all Americans over 16, dashing an administration … Read more

Land agency moving back to DC, reversing Trump-era decision

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is moving the national headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management, which oversees 245 million acres in Western states, back to the nation’s capital after two years in Colorado. The land management agency lost nearly 300 employees to retirement or resignation after President Donald Trump’s administration moved its headquarters … Read more

Greg Abbott, Anonymous Hacks Texas GOP: The top 10 headlines in San Antonio this week

Posted By San Antonio Current Staff on Fri, Sep 17, 2021 at 1:23 PM click to enlarge Image Capture / Internet Archive This banner featuring starter Pokémon Mudkip — and … umm … other stuff — appeared on the Texas Republican Party’s website last weekend. Many of the Current‘s most-read news stories for the week center around … Read more

The Lincoln Project buys TV ad during UT-Rice game to blast Gov. Greg Abbott’s COVID-19 record

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Sophie Park Gov. Greg Abbott is now in the sights of the Lincoln Project, a group of veteran GOP strategists who spent big to help make Donald Trump a one-term president. After trolling Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in an online ad this week, the Lincoln Project is stepping up its … Read more

Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate

President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks. Ever-grimmer findings from scientists this year that the world is nearing the point where … Read more

Biden, other leaders meet to push for more action on climate

President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks. Ever-grimmer warnings from scientists this year that the world is nearing the point where … Read more

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