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Sep 03 2015
Hungary's prime minister says his country is doing all it can to manage a growing migrant crisis that has flooded it with refugees, as European officials said they will meet later this month in Brussels to discuss an effort to "strengthen the European response" to the situation.
Viktor Orban said the influx of refugees into his country is really "a German problem" because that is theNPR (Online News)
Nov 21 2019
Republicans tried to throw Gordon Sondland under the bus. He took Trump with him.
Over the first three days of testimony in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, Republicans have tried out a number of defenses. After the Wednesday testimony of Gordon Sondland, Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, almost all of them have been incinerated.
Throughout the proceedings,Michelle Goldberg
Nov 21 2019
Candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination took to the debate stage for the fifth time Wednesday night. There weren't any groundbreaking or game-changing moments, but here are five things that stood out:
1. Impeachment hearings may have taken some steam out of the debate
Let's face it: The biggest story of Wednesday was not the debate, it was the impeachmentNPR (Online News)
Nov 20 2019
At the very least, Gordon Sondland’s diplomatic inexperience and tendency to go rogue threatened to muddle U.S. policy toward Ukraine. A number of people who have testified in the impeachment inquiry have said or hinted as much about the ambassador to the European Union.
Another possibility is that Sondland was acting at the direction of President Trump to pressure Ukrainians toWashington Post
Sep 26 2021
In 2020, Americans’ lives were disrupted as teachers refused to work even as parents still had to go to their jobs. How would moms and dads manage to not get fired, while watching their kids all day and serving as de facto teachers?
In some Democrat-controlled states, politicians did not seem to care. National statistics show that whether a school district was closed for an extendedThe Daily Wire
Mar 29 2021
MORE THAN 20,000 people took to the streets of the central German city of Kassel on March 20th to protest against lockdown restrictions, clashing at times with police armed with water-cannons, batons and pepper spray. The demonstrations, which were organised by the Querdenker or “lateral thinkers” movement, came after Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, announced an “emergency brake” on theThe Economist
Mar 25 2022
The U.S. and the European Union announced a deal Friday to reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels following Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.
An outline of the plan says the U.S. will work with other countries to provide Europe with another 15 billion cubic meters of liquified natural gas (LNG) this year. The plan's primary goals are "diversifyingAl Jazeera Axios New York Post (News)
Jun 01 2021
The founder of a Minnesota Black Lives Matter chapter said he turned his back on the organization because "the ugly truth" is the group's leaders don't care about Black families.
Rashad Turner, who is now executive director of the Minnesota Parent Union, stressed the need for education in helping Black families change their lives "for the better." Turner, who was founder of the St. PaulNewsweek
Sep 07 2020
Our economy is out of whack, and workers know it. Their wages are flat, CEO pay continues to skyrocket, and a pandemic has left tens of millions of workers unemployed and dramatically undermined job security. Income inequality—the gap between the haves and the have-nots—continues to grow, and workers lack the bargaining power to meaningfully address it.
There is broad recognition amongThe Nation
Nov 05 2019
Testimony by two of the “three amigos” charged with running Ukraine policy for President Donald Trump will be made public on Tuesday, as Democratic-led congressional committees release more transcripts from their impeachment investigation.
Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, told reporters on Monday that transcripts would beReuters