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Biden calls for passage of voting rights bills in speech on MLK Day: 'The attack on our democracy is real'

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at the COP26 United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021.Evan Vucci/AP Photo Biden made a speech on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day demanding action on voting rights. Two voting rights bills await passage in the Senate and are top Democratic priorities. With the Senate filibuster in place, their passage is unlikely. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday made a renewed plea for t...
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Biden pleads for passage of voting rights bills in speech on MLK Day: 'The attack on our democracy is real'

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at the COP26 United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021.Evan Vucci/AP Photo Biden made a speech on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day demanding action on voting rights. Two voting rights bills await passage in the Senate and are top Democratic priorities. With the Senate filibuster in place, their passage is unlikely. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday made a renewed plea for t...
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Bill Gates says 'COVID can be treated more like seasonal flu' after Omicron surge peaks

Billionaire Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates attends the World Leaders' Summit "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" session on day three of COP26 on November 02, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 is the 2021 climate summit in Glasgow.Ian Forsyth/Getty Images Billionaire philantrophist Bill Gates sees a potential end to the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases spiking due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the pandemic may be transitioning to an endemic. After Omicron ...
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Batgirl Movie Adds Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson, And Ethan Kai To The Cast

It's the Bat-Family's world, and we're just living in it. This year alone will see Robert Pattinson suit up for the first time as the Caped Crusader in Matt Reeves' Elseworlds-style DC film, "The Batman," before Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton reprise their respective versions of the Dark Knight in the fall's multiversal DCEU adventure, "The Flash." Keaton will also reportedly return as Bruce Wayne and his alter ego in Warner Bros. and DC Films' upcoming "Batgirl," with "In the Heights" breakout ...
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Bill Gates says he didn't expect to be subject of misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Bill Gates at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 2, 2021Jeff J Mitchell/Pool/Getty Images Bill Gates was interviewed on Twitter about the pandemic. Gates said he had not expected to become the subject of COVID-19 misinformation. Conspiracy theories linking Gates to COVID-19 began to circulate early in the pandemic. Bill Gates did not expect the pandemic to turn him into the focal point of COVID-19 conspiracy theories.Gates was interviewed on Twitter by Devi Sridhar,...
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Batgirl Images Confirm The Return Of Michael Keaton's Batman And Another Key DC Character

Last month, we reported that Michael Keaton had joined the cast of "Batgirl," the upcoming HBO Max movie set in the DC Extended Universe. The news first leaked when a cast list made its way online; it has since been deleted, but The Wrap independently confirmed that Keaton is reprising his Batman role for "Batgirl." Production on the film is already underway in Glasgow, Scotland, and now some unofficial images from the set have popped up online. These images would appear to further confirm that ...
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Former Sanders presidential campaign manager says Biden will have 'a progressive challenger' in 2024

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at the COP26 United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Ex-Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver says President Biden will face a liberal opponent in 2024. "Will there be a progressive challenger? Yes," he told Politico in a recent interview. A candidate who isn't currently in office might emerge to challenge Biden, per the report. When President Joe Biden assumed office last Jan...
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Newcastle, Leeds United & more: One player each Premier League side should sign in January part 1

January window open The mid-season transfer window has just opened, meaning that clubs will once again be able to do business with each other and abroad until the end of January.Some clubs need a lot more work, and can afford to do much more than others, while others just need the odd player to ensure that they achieve their goals for the season.But what if you could only choose one player?In this piece, 101 take a look at one player each club from the bottom half of the Premier League table sho...
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Key stat highlights value of Alexandre Lacazette’s all-round contributions at Arsenal beyond goalscoring

Lacazette influence extends beyond goal tally Arsenal is rolling under manager Mikel Arteta of late and is currently heading into the new year residing in the top four after a very impressive four-match winning run.The Gunners managed to find the back of the net a combined fourteen times when they earned all three points against Southampton, West Ham, Leeds United, and Norwich. LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 15: Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta applauds the fans after the Premier League match between A...
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The Oregon dad who told Joe Biden 'let's go, Brandon' in livestreamed phone call says he was just joking

President Joe Biden in Glasgow, Scotland.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Jared Schmeck said "let's go, Brandon" in a livestreamed call Biden was having with his kids. The phrase is a popular conservative euphemism for "fuck Joe Biden." Schmeck said it was "merely just an innocent jest to also express my God-given right to express my frustrations in a joking manner." The Oregon father who said "let's go, Brandon" in a livestreamed Christmas Eve phone call with President Joe Biden and his kids has ...
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Sustainability became a major corporate priority in 2021, but it ends with Biden's climate bill being canned

Sen. Joe Manchin with reporters as he leaves a caucus meeting with Senate Democrats at the Capitol on Friday.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images 2021 was a big year for corporate sustainability and US government initiatives. A report from the IPCC highlighted the urgent need for action and reductions in carbon emissions. Sen. Joe Manchin's decision to not support Build Back Better will hurt Biden's climate goals. Sustainability became a major corporate topic in 2021. Extreme weather and natu...
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Should I still travel? Answers to 8 questions as Omicron overshadows the holiday season

A person in line for vaccination, surrounded by Christmas lights in Manchester, England, on December 14, 2021.Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Although much is still poorly understood about Omicron, a flurry of new studies have shed some light. Ahead of the holidays, experts and public health officials have provided some tips about best behavior.  Here is are eight question you might be asking yourself and answers according to best available data.  The fast-spreading Omicron variant is castin...
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Melted Gondola Car Stunt Created to Raise Awareness of Aspen Temperature Increase

More than a month after COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, audiences might be forgiven for being tired of marketing messaging telling them about the climate crisis and how some companies claim to be improving their behavior. Well, one stunt has been produced for ski resort Aspen Snowmass to visualize the effects global warming is having on...
Tags: Climate Change, Advertising, Sustainability, Aspen, Glasgow Scotland, Aspen Snowmass


Canada: COP26: Key Takeaways And Action Items On Climate Change (Part I) - Stikeman Elliott LLP

In recent weeks, there has been a lot written about the COP26 United Nations Annual Climate Change Conference, which was held in Glasgow, Scotland between October 31 and November 13, 2021.
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New sub, frigates, and aircraft carriers: How the UK navy is modernizing with plans for a 'Global Britain'

An F-35 takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth, August 2021.British Royal Navy/POPhot Jay Allen The UK plans boost to its naval fleet with 13 new frigates and four ballistic-missile submarines Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth returning home after strike group deployment in Indo-Pacific. The new ships, new weapons, and new missions are part of the plan to be a "Global Britain." The UK Royal Navy is undergoing its biggest revamp in a generation. But its new First Sea Lord Vice-Adm. Sir Ben Key ...
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Canada: What Does The Glasgow Climate Pact Mean For Canada? - Bennett Jones LLP

Following two weeks of negotiations between delegates from 197 countries, on Friday, November 13, 2021, COP26 concluded in Glasgow, Scotland, culminating in the release of the final COP26 decision...
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Biden just released a plan to protect Americans' retirements and savings from the 2 main financial risks of the climate crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" event at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain November 2, 2021.Evan Vucci/Pool via REUTERS Last month, Biden promised a plan to protect Americans' retirements and savings from the climate crisis. The climate crisis poses physical risks to assets, and transition risks from shifting investments to a green economy. The Dept. of Labor is working to ensure inve...
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United States: The Biden Administration Proposes New Rule To Dramatically Cut Methane Emissions In The Oil And Gas Sector - Foley & Lardner

Last week, as world leaders met at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"), issued a proposed rule under the Clean Air Act ("CAA") ...
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Assessing Steven Gerrard’s time at Rangers: What can Aston Villa expect from their incoming manager?

How successful was Gerrard at Rangers? For fans of the Scottish Premiership, Steven Gerrard jumping ship mid-season came was a big shock. The parallels to Brendan Rodgers’ leaving Celtic for Leicester in February 2019 are obvious and only further highlight the widening void between the top leagues in England and Scotland.But, Gerrard’s departure from Glasgow is even more surprising, especially given his comments just a fortnight earlier.Following Rangers’ 2-0 UEFA Europa League victory over B...
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10 Things in Politics: Buttigieg's legacy moment

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Pete Buttigieg is about to become the most powerful transportation secretary everTrump is selling his Washington, DC, hotelA Democratic operative started a group to raise money for candidates. His firm bagged most of the cash raised. Transportat...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, Hbo, Washington Post, White House, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Xi Jinping, Washington Dc, House, New York Times


The last-minute coal demand that almost sunk the Glasgow climate deal

GLASGOW, Scotland — In a room behind the plenary hall at COP26 in Glasgow, the four biggest greenhouse gas emitters on the planet sat in a circle on Saturday evening and brokered a last minute... #plenaryhall #cop26 #greendeal #bhupenderyadav #johnkerry #xiezhenhua #franstimmermans
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Rangers fans receive update regarding Giovanni van Bronckhorst negotiations

Van Bronckhorst inching toward Ibrox return Rangers continue their managerial search in the wake of former boss Steven Gerrard officially departed Ibrox for Aston Villa two days ago, and have honed in on a potential replacement. Former Gers star Giovanni van Bronckhorst is on the shortlist of candidates that could replace the Liverpool legend at the Scottish giants, and according to SkySports reporter Dharmesh Sheth, the club held positive talks with the Dutchman. Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s r...
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World leaders at COP26 strike agreement to 'phase down' unabated coal and call on wealthy nations to double funding to vulnerable nations

Biden at COP26 Getty Images and Reuters The COP26 conference concluded Saturday with an agreement between nations on how to address climate change. For the first time, the agreement mentioned fossil fuels as a cause of climate change. But a last-minute move changed a plan to "phase out" unabated coal to a "phase down," The New York Times reported. Diplomats from more than 200 nations on Saturday agreed at COP26 on a path forward to combat climate change and its effects in the culmination ...
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A federal court affirmed its block on Biden's vaccine mandate, calling it 'staggeringly overbroad'

President Joe Biden speaks in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci A federal court upheld a ban on Biden's vaccine mandate for firms with 100 or more workers. The 5th US District court called the rules 'staggeringly overbroad' in an opinion published Friday. 'The mandate is a one-size-fits-all sledgehammer,' the ruling said. A federal court upheld a ban on President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for firms with 100 or more workers, describing the...
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#Dubai ruler says UAE to host COP28 climate conference in 2023 | Reuters

Dubai ruler says UAE to host COP28 climate conference in 2023 | Reuters The ruler of Dubai said in a tweet on Thursday the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been selected to host the COP28 international climate conference in 2023."We will put all our capabilities to make the conference a success. The UAE will remain committed to global climate action to protect the planet," said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who also serves as prime minister of the UAE.It will be the second time in as ma...
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Why Man United’s Scott McTominay is set to play no part in Scotland’s clash with Moldova

 Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay will not be involved when Scotland face off against Moldova on Friday, it has been confirmed. Playoff spot up for grabs The Tartan Army are set to get their World Cup qualifying campaign back underway in 24 hours’ time.On the back of a quartet of successive wins over the last couple of months, Steve Clarke’s men will make the trip to the Zimbru Stadium, for a crucial showdown with the aforementioned Moldova.A victory would see the visitors assure...
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Newsjacking COP26 Brings Attention to Rising Seas Affecting Panama’s Indigenous Guna People

What does a small country do to generate attention at a huge global event like the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) being held now in Glasgow, Scotland? Government and NGO leaders in Panama knew they couldn’t compete the millions of dollars that large and wealthy countries and companies are spending to get their message out. They took a different approach—generating media coverage via Newsjacking.
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India Holds Back on Climate Pledge Until Rich Nations Pay $1 Trillion

India has declined to update its official climate goal at the United Nations climate negotiations, holding out for rich countries to first offer $1 trillion in climate finance by the end of the decade. From a report: The resistance from India stands in contrast to its surprise announcement on Nov. 1, just as COP26 negotiations got underway, that it would set an ambitious new goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2070. Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the talks in Glasgow, Scotland, with a decis...
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Newsjacking COP 26 Brings Attention to Rising Seas Affecting Panama’s Indigenous Guna People

What does a small country do to generate attention at a huge global event like the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) being held now in Glasgow, Scotland? Government and NGO leaders in Panama knew they couldn’t compete the millions of dollars that large and wealthy countries and companies are spending to get their message out. They took a different approach—generating media coverage via Newsjacking.
Tags: Marketing, Panama, Case studies, Viral Marketing, Glasgow Scotland, Newsjacking, Indigenous Guna People


Obama appeared to confuse Scotland with Ireland, then quoted Shakespeare - a playwright from England - in his COP26 speech

Former President Barack Obama seen in Glasgow, Scotland. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Barack Obama addressed the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday. In his speech, Obama called Scotland the "Emerald Isles" - a popular term for Ireland. He then quoted William Shakespeare, an English playwright. Former President Barack Obama appeared to confuse Scotland with Ireland, then went on to quote an English playwright during his COP26 speech. "Since we're in the Emerald I...
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