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Blinken to Visit Kiev on Thursday - Reports
KIEV (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 18th...
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More Americans supported Republicans than Democrats in end of 2021 - poll
In the fourth quarter of 2021, Republicans enjoyed 47% support while Democrats dropped down to 42%. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF Published: JANUARY 18, 2022 04:51 The year 2021 ended with the Republican Party making gains, with more Americans leaning towards the GOP rather than the Democrats in the...
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Washington, notorious long-term public opinion manipulator
Over the past few years, some US politicians have been slandering China over such issues as Xinjiang, Hong Kong, human rights and COVID-19 origins tracing, trying to manipulate public opinion, mislead the world and preserve US hegemony. These are exactly the same tricks that they have been playing...
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UN chief: Over 12,000 detainees held officially in Libya
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Over 12,000 detainees are held officially in 27 prisons and detention facilities across Libya and thousands more are held illegally and often in “inhumane conditions in facilities controlled by armed groups or `secret’ facilities,” the United Nations chief said in a new report....
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An Essential Workers Bill Of Rights Is Past Due - And Is The Only Way To Save America From Fascism
With consumer prices rising substantially and inflation at a 40-year high, an Essential Workers' Bill of Rights patterned after the GI Bill of Rights (Serviceman’s Readjustment Act) is long overdue. It also may be the only thing to save the United States from a fascist takeover, like the one that...
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MLK is revered today but the real King would make white people uncomfortable
Every year, on the third Monday in January, America hosts a Sadie Hawkins-style role-reversal where the entire country pretends to celebrate a man whose achievements and values they spent the previous 364 days ignoring, demonizing and trying to dismantle. Today, your favorite vote suppressors will...
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Biden adviser: No surprise if Russia was behind hacks
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. is working to determine who carried out a cyberattack on Ukrainian government websites and it wouldn't be surprising if Russia was behind it, President Joe Biden's national security adviser said Sunday. Ukrainian officials say "all evidence" points to Russia, while Russia...
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US Should Stop Starving the Afghan People: Negotiate with Kabul and Release Frozen Funds
Washington spent two decades at war in Afghanistan. America’s troops are home, but US policy continues to punish the Afghan people. Millions could starve this winter. The Biden administration should make peace with the Taliban. Washington should restore diplomatic relations, negotiate a working...
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Jill Biden: I didn't expect 'healing role' as first lady
Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says “healing” a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too. Wrapping up a year in which she saw...
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Millions hunker down as storm hits eastern US
Washington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jan, 2022 ) :Millions of Americans hunkered down Sunday as a major winter storm hit the eastern United States with heavy snow and ice, knocking power out to an estimated 235,000 people and counting. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm...
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