German prosecutors said on Friday that the murder of a 44-year-old man showed signs of possible cannibalism
Future presidents « usually want to wait until they have the reins of power before putting their fingerprints on future policies, » Jared Bernstein, who served as chief economist to President-elect Joe Biden during the Obama administration, said said this week in a virtual conference But, he added, Biden would prefer that not be the case when it comes to coronavirus relief, which is « something that should happen now » Biden is entered the fight against coronaviruses and wants a deal to be done before being sworn in as president, Politico reports, although the wait would theoretically increase the Democratic Party’s chances of reaching a bigger deal, which is currently a non-starter for the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) « They care more about governance than politics on this one, » a person in contact with the transition team told PoliticoBiden’s camp reportedly aims to ensure black-owned businesses receive loans they struggled to secure following the first relief bill, to secure funding for state and local governments and extend improved unemployment benefits This latter issue is one where Biden « may have to give up something to McConnell that we really don’t want to give up in order to get a ‘deal’, but we just have to, » said another person close to the team. transition Read more on PoliticoMore Stories from the Weekecom 5 Terrifyingly Funny Cartoons About Rudy Giuliani’s Dubious Legal Strategy 5 Brutally Funny Cartoons About Trump Election Denial America Gets Deformed
A US An official has arrived in Taiwan, the island’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, adding that it could not provide details as the trip was not made public, although it denied a media report that the CIA chief was in town China, which claims democratically ruled Taiwan as its own territory, reacted with fury when US Health Secretary Alex Azar came to Taipei in August, followed by US Under Secretary of State Keith Krach in September, sending fighter jets near the island each time The Trump administration has stepped up support for Taiwan, including with new arms sales, alarming China
More than 1,000 protesters attacked a Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Friday after security guards beat a black man in the store to death The murder, which sparked protests across Brazil, happened on Thursday evening when a store worker called security after the man threatened to attack him, the cable news channel said. GloboNews, citing Rio Grande do Sul State Military Police Amateur images of the fatal beating and tributes to the black victim were posted on social media He was identified in local media by his father as Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, 40 News website G1 later reported that an initial analysis by the state’s forensic institute indicated that the cause of death may have been asphyxiation In a statement on Friday, Carrefour SA’s local unit in France said it deeply regrets what it called a brutal death and said it immediately took action to ensure those responsible are punished legally. He said he would end the contract with the security company, fire the employee in charge of the store at the time of the incident and close the store as a sign of respect.
Although in public Trump has insisted he won the election, privately the president criticizes his post-White House strategy
Mexico pledged to arrest high-level cartel leader in deal with US Attorney General William Barr drops US Drug trafficking charges against former Mexican defense minister, says senior Mexican source told Reuters The United States dropped the case against retired general Salvador Cienfuegos this week, citing « sensitive and important » foreign policy considerations that outweighed the interest in suing the accusations In return, Mexico privately told Barr it would work with the United States to arrest a high-level cartel leader involved in trafficking large amounts of the synthetic opioid fentanyl, the source said.
Giuliani added: « Somehow the Democratic Party has been hijacked by Clinton and since then it has become more corrupt »
A group of Republicans, including representatives Mike Kelly (R-Pa) are launching a lawsuit – hoping to block certification of Pennsylvania election results – claiming that state law passed in 2019 authorizing universal postal voting is unconstitutional If this were the case, the postal ballots would be spoiled, which would likely bring the state back to President Trump> Here is the introduction to the Commonwealth Court filing complaint / 5 photoTwittercom / OdF3hdUpwS >> – Matt Maisel (@Matt_Maisel) November 21, 2020 The trial quickly drew heavy criticism, including accusations that Kelly (who is coming to be re-elected himself) and the other plaintiffs « openly reject democracy and the rule of law, » but many observers were just puzzled To begin with, the bill was passed over a year ago , which raises questions as to why its constitutionality was not raised by then Additionally, it was pushed through a GOP majority legislature, with only one Republican member of the State House voting against, while GOP senators unanimously backed it. > In the lawsuit, filed this morning in Commonwealth Court, plaintiffs say Bill 77 is « unconstitutional » and « unlawfully implemented » « They argue that it is an illegal attempt to bypass the limitations of postal voting , and that we had to go through a constitutional amendment first / 3 >> – Matt Maisel (@Matt_Maisel) November 21, 2020 More Stories from the Weekecom 5 terribly funny cartoons about Rudy Giuliani’s dubious legal strategy 5 brutally caricatures funny about denial of Trump’s election America is distorted
Election officials in the largest county of Wisconsin on Saturday accused observers for President Donald Trump of seeking to obstruct the recount of presidential results, in some cases by opposing all tabs drawn to count Trump called for the recount in both heavily liberal Milwaukee and Dane counties, hoping to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s victory by around 20,600 votes With no precedent for a recount canceling such a margin, Trump’s strategy is widely seen as aimed at a possible legal challenge, part of a push in key states to reverse his electoral loss.
Boris Johnson urged to grant asylum to a young Pakistani Christian who was forced to marry a Muslim accused of kidnapping and raping her at gunpoint The 14-year-old’s family claim she was kidnapped by Mohamad Nakash last year, who used blackmail and threats of violence to get her to sign false papers consenting to marriage In August, a judge ordering her to be taken to a women’s shelter was overturned by a higher court, which ruled the marriage legal and sent her back to Ms. Nakash The girl then escaped and is now in hiding.But her lawyer claims associates of Mr. Nakash, who showed up en masse at court hearings, tried to hunt her down UK charity Aid to Church in Need, which campaigns on behalf of persecuted Christians around the world, has launched petition calling on government to grant asylum to girl « This shocking case is a chance for Britain to show its commitment to the well-being of Christians who so often feel abandoned by the West, » said spokesman John Pontifex The case echoes that of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian who spent ten years in the death row in Pakistan on trumped-up blasphemy charges
There has been an increase in the number of cruise ships stripped of parts since the pandemic, revealing a new normal for the cruise industry
Seeking to cast doubt on the results of the presidential election, President Trump and his allies focused on a common process: post-election audits
Judge Merrick Garland is said to be in the process of becoming attorney general in the administration of President-elect Joe BidenGarland, the federal appeals judge who was appointed by former President Barack Obama to sit on the Supreme Court, is one of the candidates Biden is considering for attorney general, NPR reported on FridayObama in 2016 appointed Garland to occupy the Supreme Court seat left open after the death of Judge Antonin Scalia, but Senate Republicans did not hold a confirmation hearing in his place, arguing that a new judge from the Supreme Court should not be sitting during an election year Senate Republicans later upheld Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who had been appointed by President Trump, to the Supreme Court in an election year in 2020, saying the situation was different in the latter case because this time , the same party controlled both the Senate and the Presidency Garland previously served as chief justice of the U.S. District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Among other possible contenders for the post of attorney general in Biden’s administration , include Sen Doug Jones (D-Ala) and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, according to CBS News But CBS also reports that the question of who Biden chooses for this position « will likely not be answered for several weeks »More Stories from the Weekecom 5 Terrifyingly Funny Cartoons About Rudy Giuliani’s Dubious Legal Strategy 5 Brutally Funny Cartoons About Trump Election Denial America Gets Deformed
Iran on Sunday vowed to defeat any Israeli attempt to undermine its role in Syria, saying the era of ‘hit and run’ attacks by Israel was over, days after Israel carried out attacks. air strikes against the Syrian army and Iranian paramilitary targets in the country Israel, which considers Tehran to be its greatest security threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian targets and those of allied militias in Syria, where Tehran supports the president Bashar al-Assad and his forces against rebels and militants since 2012 On Wednesday, an IDF spokesman said eight targets had been attacked, including an Iranian headquarters at Damascus International Airport and one » secret military site « which served as a » reception center for high-level Iranian delegations when they came to Syria to operate «
The arrest of three men this week in connection with last year’s theft of € 1 billion (£ 892million) jewelry from the famous Green Vault museum in Dresden has shed rare light on the ‘Arab clans’ which increasingly dominate organized crime in Berlin The men arrested are all members of the Remmo clan, a single extended family which is one of the most feared in the German capital and which has been implicated in a series of spectacular crimes in recent years Two other family members wanted in connection with the Dresden robbery remain on the run from police Among those arrested this week is Wissam Remmo, who was convicted in February for the theft of a giant gold commemorative coin massif worth 3 €75million euros (£ 3m) who disappeared without a trace from one of Berlin’s best-kept museums on a spring night in 2017 Another family member was sentenced for a raid in 2014 in a savings bank in which he and his attendants escaped with 10 million euros in cash before breaking the bank by leaving Clan Remmo is just one of the so-called « Arab clans, » extended Middle Eastern families who control much of the drug trafficking and illegal prostitution in Berlin, and defend their various territories around the city with violence and intimidation Alongside the Remmos there are the al-Zeins, Abou Chakers and Miris, among others Tourist shops even sell maps showing the city divided into their territories Clan members are often unemployed and claim benefits, but flaunt their wealth, live in villas in the most expensive areas of Berlin and drive high-performance Porsches and Mercedes
The CDC found that counties in Kansas that withdrew from the statewide mask mandate saw their number of cases increase by 100% during the study period
Thousands marched through the streets of Taipei on Sunday to demand the overturn of a decision to allow US pork imports to Taiwan, alleging food safety concerns President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration has lifted a long-standing ban on US pork and beef imports in August, in a move seen as one of the first steps towards possible negotiation of a bilateral trade deal with the US The ban is expected to be lifted in January The new policy allows imports of pork meat containing acceptable residues of ractopamine, a drug added to animal feed that promotes the growth of lean meat that some farmers use in pigs
« While we are discussing the negotiations and while we are discussing the points, people are hungry »
The women were halfway through their work when the hospital director walked in and told Mihret Glahif that she had to run to save her life No matter her patients give birth, the staff must leave immediately. civil war had arrived, and she was knocking on the door « We heard gunshots and bombs, » said the 25-year-old nurse “We left all the patients Some of them were wounded soldiers, some of them were women in labor We left everyone” Mrs. Glahif, thirsty and hungry, recounted the trauma of a brutal new conflict sweeping across northern Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous nation « I shouldn’t have left them I don’t know how I’m going to face God, » she told the Telegraph after fleeing with thousands of other people through hostile terrain with just her passport inland uncultivated and sunny eastern Sudan This journal today publishes some of the earliest accounts of the savage battle raging between one of Africa’s most powerful armies and the regional army in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray, which sparked a mass exodus and a desperate humanitarian crisis Communication breakdown after internet shutdown so far means few details have emerged of bombings, beatings, machete killings and even ethnic cleansing Hundreds, possibly thousands, have been killed since conflict erupted two and a half weeks ago; and potential war crimes charges are coming quickly
Archaeologists have discovered the exceptionally well-preserved remains of two men burned to death by the volcanic eruption that destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii in AD 79, Italy’s Culture Ministry said on Saturday The remains were found at Civita Giuliana, 700 meters northwest of the center of ancient Pompeii, in an underground chamber in the area of a large villa being excavated “These two victims may have been seeking refuge when they were swept away by the pyroclastic current around 9 am,” said Massimo Osanna, director of the archaeological site.
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