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Administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.The Trump administration is expected to release a final rule Tuesday on mileage standards through 2026. The change — making good on the rollback after two years of Trump threatening and fighting states and a faction of automakers that opposed...
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The papers: Coronavirus 'crisis' in the Cabinet

Confirmation that the prime minister and health secretary have tested positive for Covid-19 dominates the front pages.
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Iraq Extends Curfew to 11th April

By John Lee. The Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Thursday under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil, Thamir Ghadhban. It reviewed the impact of restrictions to contain covid-19, including curfews, on the health, financial and service sectors, and discussed measures to lessen the burden on Iraqis, receiving briefings from the Minister of Health, Dr. Jaafar Allawi and senior officials on current measures to contain the spread of the epidemic in Iraq....
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The Andrew Marr show

Guests include Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove and the head of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
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Boris Johnson will keep using Zoom for the government's private weekly meeting despite security and privacy concerns

The UK government has defended using video-call service Zoom among senior government officials – including Boris Johnson – due to 'unprecedented circumstances' caused by the coronavirus.  On Monday, the firm's stock price climbed 22%. The firm is worth about $37 billion. But cybersecurity experts have raised questions around Zoom's security and data privacy policies, with reports that the Ministry of Defence has banned staff from using it.  Boris Johnson used Zoom on Tuesday to hold his first ...
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Thailand imposes state of emergency to control coronavirus

Thailand's government approved on Tuesday a one-month state of emergency allowing it to impose stricter measures to control the coronavirus that has infected hundreds of people in the Southeast Asian country. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said his Cabinet decided that the state of emergency will take effect Thursday. Details about what exact measures will be imposed are to be released later.
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Pop Culture Imports: Second Seasons of ‘Kingdom’ and ‘My Brilliant Friend,’ ‘Beastars,’ ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) With the coronavirus pandemic growing and social distancing in full effect, there’s no better time to dip your toes into some foreign-language movies and TV shows that you’ve been meaning to get around to. Whether that be arthouse classics like the German Expressionist film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the second seasons of Netflix’s Kingdom or HBO’s My Brilliant Friend, or that weird fu...
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Iraq Curfew to Slow the spread of Coronavirus

The Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil, Thamir Ghadhban. The Cabinet received a detailed briefing from the Minister of Health on the range of new measures being implemented to contain COVID-19. These measures include: Declaring a curfew in Baghdad for a week starting on 17 MarchDirecting relevant authorities to fumigate and disinfect several areas and districtsAuthorising governors to impose curfews in...
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New PM-Designate faces Opposition from Iran-Backed Militias

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's latest prime minister-designate faces opposition from Iran-backed militias Iraqi President Barham Salih designated a former governor of Najaf, Adnan al-Zurfi, for the prime minister's post March 17. He has 30 days to form his Cabinet and get approval from the parliament. Salih designated Zurfi after the two largest parliamentary blocs failed to ...
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Spying on the virus: Israel secret service to track patients

The head of Israel's shadowy Shin Bet internal security service said Tuesday that his agency received Cabinet approval overnight to start deploying its counter-terrorism tech measures to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Israel. While Nadav Argaman acknowledged that using the agency's capabilities to track sick Israeli citizens deviates from Shin Bet's typical operations against Palestinian militants, he said the goal was still in line with its overall mission of “saving lives.” “...
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Coronavirus rescue package: Govt still in talks with Air NZ

Finance Minister Grant Robertson says he is still in talks with national carrier Air New Zealand, which is excluded from a $600 million package for the aviation sector.The government outlined an indicative plan – subject to Cabinet... [Author: [email protected]]
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Politicians should take responsibility for Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s appointment

The process of appointing the public protector is flawed, and led by politicians who don’t seem to have paid attention to the law. This has to change The post Politicians should take responsibility for Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s appointment appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Israel Takes Step Toward Monitoring Phones of Virus Patients

Israel has long been known for its use of technology to track the movements of Palestinian militants. Now, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to use similar technology to stop the movement of the coronavirus. From a report: Netanyahu's Cabinet on Sunday authorized the Shin Bet security agency to use its phone-snooping tactics on coronavirus patients, an official confirmed, despite concerns from civil-liberties advocates that the practice would raise serious privacy issues. The official spok...
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A Tour Through Pandemic Law for COVID-19

Canada has come a long way since the SARS pandemic in 2003. With the outbreak of COVID-19, here is a non-exhaustive overview of some of the ways that pandemics have come up in our legal system. Keri Gammon makes the argument in the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies that given the need for local implementation, provincial jurisdiction for pandemics is still warranted, In extreme cases , such as where one province fails to act altogether in respect of a ...
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World walls off as leaders warn viral pandemic will worsen

By LORI HINNANT and NICOLE WINFIELD ROME — Sweeping travel bans accelerated across the globe on Thursday, walling regions apart, keeping people inside their homes and slowing the engines of commerce in an effort to stem the viral pandemic unfolding around the world. President Donald Trump, who had downplayed the virus for weeks, suddenly struck a different tone, delivering a somber Oval Office address announcing strict rules on travel from much of Europe to begin this weekend. The State Departme...
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News agency: Iran VP, 2 Cabinet members have new virus

Iran's senior vice president and two other Cabinet members have contracted the new coronavirus, a semiofficial news agency reported Wednesday as the death toll in the Islamic Republic from the outbreak rose by 62 to 354. The report by the Fars news agency, believed to be close to Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, comes as President Hassan Rouhani took control of the country's much-criticized response to the virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes. Authorities announced that there were ...
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Malaysia PM says Cabinet to declare assets in anti-graft bid

Malaysia's new Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said Wednesday that all of his Cabinet members will have to declare their assets as part of his pledge to have a government with integrity. The move comes amid concerns over the inclusion in his administration of the scandal-plagued party of disgraced former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is on trial for corruption charges. Chairing his first Cabinet meeting, Muhyiddin said fighting corruption would remain a key priority and reiterated his ethnic...
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Cabinet secretary Mark Sedwill to be questioned by MPs about work of government and Priti Patel - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 9.15am GMT Good morning. House of Commons select committees finally started sitting last week, and this morning much of Westminster will be focused on the public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC), where Sir Mark Sedwill, the cabinet secretary, is giving evidence.Sedwill is the most powerful civil servant in Whitehall and even in quiet times his job is fascinating. More recently, for a host of reason...
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Two GOP Lawmakers to Quarantine After Contact With Infected Case

(Bloomberg) -- Two Republican lawmakers will self-quarantine in their houses after contact at a recent political conference with a person who later tested positive for coronavirus.Senator Ted Cruz will self-quarantine in his Texas home. He said he had a “brief conversation and a handshake” with the unnamed person at the recent CPAC conference in National Harbor, Maryland.“I’m not experiencing any symptoms, and I feel fine and healthy,” Cruz said in a statement, adding that authorities have advis...
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Saudi Officials Ban Pilgrimages to Mecca Over COVID-19

(TEHRAN, Iran) — The coronavirus outbreak disrupted Islamic worship in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia on Wednesday banned its citizens and other residents of the kingdom from performing the pilgrimage in Mecca, while Iran canceled Friday prayers in major cities. The decisions in Riyadh and Tehran affected both Sunni and Shiite Muslims alike. The Saudi move expands a ban last week on foreigners visiting Mecca and Medina, home to the holiest sites in Islam. That decision alone disrupted trav...
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Ukrainian Parliament Set to Accept the Prime Minister’s Resignation

(KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s parliament on Wednesday is set to accept the resignation of the nation’s prime minister and reshuffle the Cabinet after six months on the job. Members of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s Servant of the People party that dominates the parliament said the party decided to accept Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and replace him with Denys Shmygal. Shmygal, who was named deputy prime minister last month, had previously served as head of the regional administration in ...
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A “view” from the courtroom: “Violent agreement” and some disagreement

Every oral argument sitting of October Term 2019 has had one potential blockbuster case, whether involving gay and transgender rights in October, DACA recipients in November, the Second Amendment in December, and religious rights in January, with the forthcoming March and April sittings having their own candidates. For the two-week February sitting, which has trickled into the first week of March, most people would pick Wednesday’s abortion case, June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, as the blockb...
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'Impeach them': Trump accuses Buttigieg and Klobuchar of 'quid pro quo' with Biden

Donald Trump, in signature fashion, tried to accuse his Democratic rivals of a "quid pro quo," just the allegation House Democrats used to impeach him.The president, however, was not talking about US military aid in return for Ukraine investigating Americans. Rather, he was accusing moderate former Democratic presidential candidates of dropping out of the 2020 race while also endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden and promising him their delegates – in return for promises he would give them C...
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Colonialism Is Alive and Well in Canada

When I hear about the arrest of peaceful land protectors, I think about all the times I’ve heard that colonialism happened “a long time ago.” This is 2019. It never ended. When I see colonial violence in action I grieve not only for those brave people who stand peacefully as they are overwhelmed on their own lands, but also for future generations who will be forced to pay for our hubris. -Hayalthkin’geme (Carey Newman), OBC, MSM, Audain Professor of Contemporary Art Practice of the Pacific North...
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Coronavirus news – live: UK sees spike in infections as health minister admits virus sweeping country is ‘inevitable’ and global death toll hits 3,000

Boris Johnson will say there is “little doubt” the coronavirus will present a “significant challenge” for the UK as he chairs a Cobra meeting to discuss the government’s response to the outbreak.The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has warned it was now “inevitable” the deadly virus would “become endemic” in the UK as 13 more cases of Covid-19 were announced, bringing the total number to 36. The Cobra meeting will bring together senior ministers and the chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whit...
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Judge Rules Cuccinelli Was Unlawfully Appointed To Run Immigration Agency

A federal judge in Washington D.C. ruled Sunday that acting director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli was unlawfully appointed to his position. The ruling added that a policy directive under his tenure that gives asylum seekers less time to consult with legal counsel prior to their “credible fear” interview with a USCIS officer is now void. Judge Randolph Moss wrote in the ruling that the Federal Vacancies Reform Act — which gives the President to authority ...
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Trump nominates John Ratcliffe for top intelligence officer post – live

This is the second try to name the Republican as DNICourt ruled 2-1 to block Trump Remain in Mexico policySupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 11.10pm GMT Former White House counsel Don McGahn can ignore a subpoena from Congress, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The decision is a blow to Congressional Democrats, who had sought judicial intervention after Donald Trump barred his top advisers from testifying. The decision, by a three-judge panel of the DC cir...
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This Retired Cabinet Maker Goes Viral For Making Broken And Weird Furniture That Belongs In Disney Movies

Woodworking is a tough skill to master. It requires plenty of patience, knowledge, the right tools, and, of course, lots of practice. Once you can get a hold of the basics, you’re ready to bring the weirdest creations of your imagination to life. And it doesn’t matter whether you just enjoy looking at intricately made wood items or you’re interested in learning the craft yourself—you’ll appreciate... Source
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Five Neo-Nazis Arrested For Threatening Journos, Minorities With ‘Swatting’ And Posters

Five alleged members of the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen were hit with federal charges Wednesday for threatening journalists, minorities and employees at the anti-Defamation league. Among those targeted were journalists for ProPublica and Seattle-area television station KING 5 who had reported on the neo-Nazis, prosecutors alleged. The group — which celebrates Hitler, Charles Manson and the American neo-Nazi James Mason — has been tied to several murders. Federal authorities have cracked down on...
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Trump to address coronavirus outbreak

President Donald Trump has returned from India to see his administration on the defensive over his administration's handling of the novel coronavirus, as Cabinet officials are grilled in Congress and Democrats pan the White House's budget request to fight the virus.
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