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Boris Johnson relaxes the national coronavirus lockdown and says families can meet to celebrate Christmas

TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Boris Johnson announces that the national coronavirus lockdown will end on December 3. He tells the House of Commons that it will be replaced with a new three-tier system across England, which will last until Spring. Non-essential retail will be allowed to re-open while spectator sports and religious services will also be able to resume. However, household mixing indoors will remain banned across most of England. Johnson confirmed that a UK-wide announceme...
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Perfect gift for the pandemic holidays? California’s fanciest chocolates

Chocolate Santas, chocolate dreidels and big ballotin boxes stuffed with truffles, wrapped like presents and tightly tied with satiny ribbons and bows — what family doesn’t love to indulge for the holidays? “My dad used to come up with different ideas to hide treats inside hollow chocolate Santas,” said Joe Terpoghossian, third-generation owner  of Mignon Chocolate shops in Glendale and Pasadena. “My brothers and I would fight about who got the best ones, filled with different kinds of gum, cand...
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Stephen Moore says that Trump will leave office 'triumphant,' comparing him to Winston Churchill

Stephen Moore. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Stephen Moore, a conservative economist, said in a Sunday radio interview that President Donald Trump would leave office on a high note due to the progress with COVID-19 vaccines and the economy. Moore touted the president's handling of the coronavirus with New York businessman John Catsimatidis. "I think he is going to leave the office triumphant," Moore said of the president. "By early next year, we will have a vaccine that nobody thought was poss...
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Exclusive: Delhi Police working on arming PCR vans with facial recognition software

The Delhi Police is in the process of equipping its beat cops and Police Control Room (PCR) vehicles with remote facial recognition systems. This way, both local cops and first responders will be able to scan people’s faces using remote devices and run them against Delhi Police’s databases, DCP (Operations and Communications) S.K. Singh told MediaNama. This won’t be Delhi Police’s first tryst with widespread use of facial recognition technology. It had earlier used the technology to screen crowd...
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Congress MPs question Joint Parliamentary Committee’s remit as it grills Twitter over Kamra’s tweets

A Twitter row over the mandate of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Personal Data Protection Bill erupted between politicians as news reports trickled out that the BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi-led committee had grilled Twitter for not taking down “obscene” tweets by comedian Kunal Kamra targeting Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde. Lekhi said that the JPC has sought a reply from Twitter over the matter within seven days, PTI reported. She reportedly said that the issue received support across ...
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MP Babul Supriyo on OTT streaming regulation: no ‘unlimited freedom’ anymore

In a telling interview with Bollywood Hungama, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament Babul Supriyo said that streaming services would no longer have “unlimited freedom” on the content they made. Supriyo was speaking on behalf of the government, Bollywood Hungama said. He told the website, “The only thing is, the freedom won’t be unlimited. You won’t be allowed to go on an abusive binge like [in the TV show] Mirzapur. Who swears this much at every opportunity?” Supriyo added that age ...
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UK: Recognising Economic Abuse As Domestic Abuse - Veale Wasbrough Vizards

The Domestic Abuse Bill, which is currently before Parliament, will for the first time identify Economic Abuse as a form of Domestic Abuse.
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Lord Ahmed retires from Parliament days before expulsion

Lord Nazir Ahmed sexually and emotionally exploited a vulnerable woman, a conduct report concludes.
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Kenya: The Nullification Of "Senate" Laws – The Decision In The Senate Vs The Speaker Of The National Assembly & Another - Bowmans

In a decision that highlights the ever increasing power struggle between the two Houses of Parliament, on 29th October 2020, a 3 Judge Bench of the High Court in Petition No. 284 of 2019...
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Motsoaledi blames ‘porous’ and ‘rotten’ borders for Bushiris’ escape

Home affairs minister admits South Africa has weak borders, and that the Bushiris had 10 passports between them The post Motsoaledi blames ‘porous’ and ‘rotten’ borders for Bushiris’ escape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Scottish Parliament election 'may be spread over several days'

The Scottish government sets out contingency plans should the 2021 Holyrood election be hit by Covid-19.
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Boris Johnson is in self-isolation after a British Member of Parliament he spent 35 minutes with tested positive for COVID-19

Getty UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under self-isolation after a member of the parliament who met last week announced he tested positive for the coronavirus. On Sunday, Conservative MP Lee Anderson posted that both he and his wife tested positive. Anderson and Johnson had both attended a meeting on Thursday. A Downing Street spokesperson said Johnson "does not have any symptoms of Covid-19" but was self-isolating in accordance with the UK's coronavirus rules. Visit Business Insider's...
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‘Let ANC deal with its leaders facing corruption charges,’ Ramaphosa tells parliament

The president was answering questions before parliament, where he also told the EFF to allow the courts to decide on the matter of the CR17 bank statements The post ‘Let ANC deal with its leaders facing corruption charges,’ Ramaphosa tells parliament appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Labor challenges Coalition on jobmaker disadvantages for older workers – politics live

Government says young Australians face highest rate of unemployment and denies hiring credit will result in age discrimination. Follow the latest updates 5.25am GMT And then we get to trade.Patricia Karvelas:This is a deeply troubling report, and our government has made representations through our embassy and to Chinese officials about this ship. It is deeply troubling, particularly because it goes beyond the mere question of trade, and involves the question, of course, of individual whose h...
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March on DC, Stop the Steal, Defend the President, & Defeat the Deep State ~ VIDEO

Million MAGA March Saturday, November 14, 2020, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, at 12pm. Washington, DC – -( President Trump is a fighter, but he needs us to stand with him and fight too! Oath Keepers and Patriots, duty calls! We must all march on Washington D.C. and directly back-up and defend President Trump as he fights against the ongoing coup that is attempting to steal the election. Start rolling toward DC now! Join in on: Million MAGA rally scheduled in Washington D.C. this Saturd...
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Boris Johnson calls Trump the 'previous president' after an 'extremely exciting' conversation with Joe Biden

Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street Boris Johnson calls Donald Trump the "previous president" as he lavishes praise on Joe Biden, following his "extremely exciting" phone call with the President-elect. The UK prime minister on Wednesday said it was "refreshing" to hear Biden defend global institutions. A tweet sent by Johnson congratulating Biden for winning the election was revealed on Tuesday to contain elements of a previously-drafted message congratulating Trump instead. Visit Busin...
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And Now for Something Completely Different…

Last December was a rare instance where the average Canadians’ attention was briefly captured by a matter of administrative law, thanks to Russian spies and Super Bowl ads. Two months earlier, Britons’ attention was also captured by a matter of administrative law, involving a challenge to the prorogation of parliament by the Queen at the request of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In that case, R (on the application of Miller) v The Prime Minister, [2019] UKSC 41, on judicial review the UK Supreme ...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offers advice to newly-elected congresswoman on how to economically and sustainably afford Congress-appropriate clothing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., walks up the House steps for a vote in the Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advised Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush to thrift and rent clothes, so she can affordably have a Congress-appropriate wardrobe.  Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly spoken about her financial struggles growing up.  She's been repeatedly criticized by conservatives for her wardrobe.  Visit Business ...
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Thousands of South Africans apply for land online

The department of agriculture has received a plethora of online applications after it released about 500 000 hectares of land last month The post Thousands of South Africans apply for land online appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Jio launches 4G services in remote regions of Ladakh

Reliance Jio has launched its 4G services in the remotest regions of Ladakh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said in a tweet on Tuesday. The company inaugurated four new mobile towers in Pibiting, Padium, Akshow and Abran in the remote region of Zanskar in Kargil district. The towers were built using funds from the central government’s Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Namgyal said, who launched them on Tuesday. The development comes ...
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Luxembourg: New Covid-19 Rules - ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme

The Parliament has voted today new Covid-19 rules which come into effect at midnight.
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Estonia's far-right leader survives U.S. elex comment vote

The leader of Estonia’s far-right populist party, a key Cabinet member, has survived a vote of confidence at the country's Parliament despite uproar over his statements that the U.S. presidential elections were rigged and undemocratic — comments that were seen as jeopardizing the Baltic nation's ties to key ally Washington. Late Monday’s motion against Finance Minister Martin Helme who is the chairman of the Estonian Conservative People’s Party, or EKRE, was supported by 46 lawmakers in the 101...
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Labor questions Coalition decision to cut jobseeker during 'worst recession in almost a century' – as it happened

Joel Fitzgibbon quits Labor’s shadow cabinet; Christian Porter hits back at claims made on ABC’s Four Corners. This blog is now closed• Coronavirus global news – live updates• Trump fires defense secretary – US politics live• Christian Porter was warned by PM in 2017 over reports of ‘drinking with young women’ 7.46am GMT Parliament is winding down so we are going to leave things here for the evening. In case you missed anything today: 7.27am GMT They say great minds think alike... appare...
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How 'the first Pearl Harbor' convinced the Japanese they could pull off a similar attack on the US

Italian navy ships in Taranto Harbor, June 18, 1936. AP Photo In fall 1940, the British faced a dire situation in the Mediterranean, where Italy's large fleet posed an acute threat. To neutralize that threat, the British navy mounted a daring aerial attack on the Italian ships while they sat in port. The success of the raid at Taranto allowed the British to dominate the Mediterranean and gave the Japanese an idea for a similar attack on the US a year later. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
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Australian politics live: Christian Porter threatens legal action over 'defamatory claims'

Attorney general hits back at claims made on ABC’s Four Corners; Labor secures Senate inquiry into the aviation sector; and Australia Post chair says he would have blocked purchase of luxury watches. Follow all the latest updates• Coronavirus global news – live updates• Trump fires defense secretary – US politics live• Christian Porter was warned by PM in 2017 over reports of ‘drinking with young women’ 9.29pm GMT Australia has a seat on the UN committee on the Elimination of Discrimination ...
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Suu Kyi's party claims to have won majority in Myanmar polls

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy party said Monday that it has won enough seats in Parliament to...
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Australian politics live: NSW reports no new locally transmitted Covid cases as Victoria records no new infections for 10th day

Federal parliament returns as Biden administration vows to sign back up to Paris agreement. Follow all the updates live• Coronavirus global news – live updates• Joe Biden begins transition – US election live 12.33am GMT That exchange ended with this:SM: How can you determine that they wouldn’t be acting consistent if you haven’t seen the program? Well Sam you’re making assumptions. You’re making assumptions. All I’m simply saying is the Government wants the ABC to stand up for it’s charter ...
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Ethiopia parliament dissolves Tigray leadership

Parliament votes to dissolve the leadership of a region whose forces are fighting the national army.
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Who Is Guy Fawkes?

Today, the fifth of November, is Britain’s Guy Fawkes Day—a national holiday that memorializes a revolutionary group’s plot to blow up Parliament and bring down the government. It’s fitting, honestly, that this celebration falls right around Election Day in the U.S., especially this year, since we don’t even seem to…Read more...
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