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Pence says ‘history will hold Donald Trump accountable’ for Jan. 6 in strong rebuke

Former Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday delivered another strong criticism of his old boss, former President Donald Trump, for the latter’s role in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Speaking in Washington, D.C., at the annual Gridiron Club dinner, Pence said that Trump “was wrong” in his assessment of his abilitiesContinue reading “Pence says ‘history will hold Donald Trump accountable’ for Jan. 6 in strong rebuke”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2022 December 23

By Danny Boyle People embarking on Christmas getaways face disruption as thousands of Border Force staff go on strike today – before another wave of industrial action on the railways tomorrow. Plus, we reveal a catalogue of errors that left a murderer free to kill. Violent offender was classed as ‘medium-risk’ It was one ofContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2022 December 23”

How willing are people to stand up for their values and beliefs

One can find several people doing violence against the truth. Similarly, there is Richard Martin who claims that fascism and communism are twin brothers.

The Week of 2022 September 26 – October 02

September 2022 coming to an end with severe storms.

The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25

September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”

The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11

September 05 Zelensky says Ukraine has retaken 2 towns in counteroffensive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Ukraine’s military had recaptured two villages in its counteroffensive against Russia that began last week in the south and east. “Ukrainian flags are returning where they belong by right,” Zelensky said during a meeting of security leaders.Continue reading “The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11”

2022 October 14: In the News

US Capitol riot, economic blows, people waiting longer for medical treatment, and a cut short trip to Washington

The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg

August 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hopes for stability ahead of a historic Communist Party congress are quickly dwindling. His country’s economic slowdown deepened in July as strict Covid Zero measures and a slumping real-estate market threaten the chances of a recovery to a “reasonable” range. Key reading: China Announces Patrols to Protest US Senator’sContinue reading “Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg”

The first week of August 2022 as seen by the Week

August 01 1st ship containing Ukrainian grain leaves port under deal The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain left the Odesa port on Monday under a deal seeking to get a backlog of crops out of the country to ease a growing global hunger crisis. The ship was headed to Lebanon with more than 26,000 tonsContinue reading “The first week of August 2022 as seen by the Week”