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Jun 22 2022
CLAIM: Bill Nye, the “Science Guy,” claimed in a recent tweet that the last slaves weren’t officially freed until June 19, 1865, or on “Juneteenth.”
VERDICT: FALSE. The last slaves were freed upon the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery and other forms of involuntary servitude throughout the U.S. The ratification took place December 6, 1865.
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Feb 27 2022
SummaryVladimir Putin says he is moving Russia's nuclear deterrent to "special alert" He says it's a response to Nato "aggression" The announcement does not mean Russia intends to use the weapons The US has condemned the move as "unacceptable" Ukrainian troops are in control of Kharkiv, governor says, after Russian attack Ukraine claims 4,300 Russians have died in the whole invasion - BBC News
Jul 16 2016
Figure this out, if you can: after the months-long Brexit campaign, perhaps the most bitter chapter of British politics in living memory, the country voted to leave the European Union in order restore the democratic control of the Westminster Parliament. Then, without a murmur of democratic dissent, David Cameron’s successor as prime minister, Theresa May, was appointed by a hereditary monarchVanity Fair
Oct 13 2019
European Union leaders may decide on an arms embargo on Turkey over its incursion into Syria as soon as next week, said four officials familiar with the discussions.
The potential move would send a strong signal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and drag Ankara’s relations with its NATO allies to a new low. The officials said the decision could be made over a summit of EUBloomberg
Jun 21 2022
The Lone Star State does not have the best track record as a sovereign power. The Republic of Texas survived only 10 years from independence to annexation by the United States in 1845. Texas seceded during the Civil War — and, with the rest of the Confederacy, was crushed.
But, as the saying goes: If at first you don’t secede, try, try again. The Texas GOP now wants the state to vote onDana Milbank
Jul 31 2020
U.S. listed shares of Sanofi SNY, -0.90% gained 0.8% in premarket trading on Friday after it said the U.S. government will pay up to $2.1 billion for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate it is developing with GlaxoSmithKline GSK, -0.22%. The GSK stock listed in the U.S. was up 1.2% before the market opened. The funding, part of Operation Warp Speed, will be used to support ongoing clinicalMarketWatch
Jul 17 2022
Corporate media outlets and COVID-19 alarmists are comparing the coronavirus pandemic to the new monkeypox outbreak, despite the two ailments having little in common.
Experts and journalists have been critical of the Biden administration’s monkeypox response and are drawing comparisons to the U.S. COVID-19 response, which started under former President Donald Trump. But unlike COVID-19The Daily Caller
Mar 26 2022
Bolstering climate campaigners' charges that fossil fuels have funded Russia's ongoing assault of Ukraine, an analysis published Friday by three green groups reveals top energy companies helped build Russian President Vladimir Putin's war chest to the tune of nearly $100 billion since 2014.
The new briefing from Greenpeace USA, Global Witness, and Oil Change International targets eightCommon Dreams
Mar 25 2022
The U.S. said Friday it will work with international partners to provide at least 15 billion cubic meters more of liquified natural gas to Europe this year, seeking to end the bloc’s dependence on Russian energy exports following the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine.
These additional volumes of LNG are expected to increase going forward, the White House said in a statement.
Sep 03 2015
In a dramatic sign that Europe’s fast-mounting refugee crisis may be set to get even worse, Hungary’s far-right leader told asylum-seekers Thursday to stay away from Europe and vowed to crack down on the thousands of migrants who are crossing into his country every day.
The harsh comments following emergency meetings with European Union leaders in Brussels came as thousands of asylum-Washington Post