Global Climate Strike Memes, Hashtags, & Social Media Organizing

There are more than 50,000 students in Seattle Public Schools . Unsurprisingly, most places across Australia can expect disruptions and delays on Friday as a result of the strikes, including possible road closures and traffic diversions. More..

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The European Parliament is Discussing Brexit
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

The European Parliament is Discussing Brexit

He also said decisions to suspend parliament "are inherently and fundamentally political in nature" and not a matter for the courts, the Press Association reported. "These are the true reasons for what was done...More..

Netanyahu calls for Israeli unity government with rival Benny Gantz
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Netanyahu calls for Israeli unity government with rival Benny Gantz

Neither party, however, can muster a majority coalition of 61 seats with their smaller allies. "During the elections I called for establishing a right-wing government", Netanyahu said in a statement Thursday ...More..

Cokie Roberts Cause Of Death: Respected Jounalist Dies At 75
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Cokie Roberts Cause Of Death: Respected Jounalist Dies At 75

Some called her an insider; after all, her late father was Democratic Majority Leader Hale Boggs (he died in an airplane crash in 1972), and President Lyndon Johnson and first lady Lady Bird Johnson attended he...More..

Trump reportedly implicated in intel whistleblower scandal
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump reportedly implicated in intel whistleblower scandal

The communication was contained in a phone call and involved a "promise", though it is unclear which leader was involved, according to the report. "Knowing all of this, is anybody dumb enough to believe that I ...More..

Xenophobia: Obasanjo urges Nigeria, others to report South Africa to African Union
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Xenophobia: Obasanjo urges Nigeria, others to report South Africa to African Union

A Nigerian business owner gave an interview with the BBC after his shop was ransacked by looters, telling the reporter of the media's promotion of a hysterical campaign against migrants, "Foreign nationals are ...More..

by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Whistleblower: New details emerge as officials battle over report

The Post , which cited two former officials familiar with the matter, said it was not immediately clear which foreign leader Trump was speaking with or what he pledged to deliver. Atkinson is scheduled to te...More..

Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student

Flach was allegedly one of about eight young people who came from a nearby high school in Long Beach on the South Shore of Long Island to fight Morris at the popular after-school hangout in retaliation for ...More..

French crews rescue Belgian pilot from electrical line after plane crashes
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

French crews rescue Belgian pilot from electrical line after plane crashes

It said one pilot had been rescued while operations were underway by the military and electricity workers to free the other from the high-voltage power line. There were conflicting reports over the second who...More..

'Don't listen to me, listen to the scientists,' Greta tells Congress
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

'Don't listen to me, listen to the scientists,' Greta tells Congress

The next of these will be on September 20, a day when Thunberg and thousands of NY students are expected to pour into the streets as part of a " global climate strike " along with other protests around the wo...More..

Trump backs US-Israeli defence treaty ahead of key elections
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump backs US-Israeli defence treaty ahead of key elections

A spokeswoman for Gantz , the leader of the centrist Blue and White party , had no immediate response to the surprise offer from Benjamin Netanyahu . "The only thing that Netanyahu cares about in this electi...More..

Turkish, Russian leaders hold bilateral meet in Ankara
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Turkish, Russian leaders hold bilateral meet in Ankara

The leaders of Turkey , Russia and Iran have announced the formation of a committee to draft a new Syrian constitution as the first step in a political solution to Syria's eight-year conflict. "We need t...More..

Coming for your AR-15: O'Rourke scrambles Dems' gun message
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Coming for your AR-15: O'Rourke scrambles Dems' gun message

Twitter said Friday that it pulled down a Texas state lawmaker's tweet directed at USA presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke because it ran afoul of the site's rules against violent threats. O'Rourke is one of...More..

Iran warns US of ‘all out war’ if attacked
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Iran warns US of ‘all out war’ if attacked

The Russian president is expected later this year to travel to Saudi Arabia , a traditional US ally in the Middle East. So with the Saudis strongly hinting the attacker was Iran, will United States go to war...More..

Florida couple allegedly caught having sex in patrol auto after DUI arrest
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Florida couple allegedly caught having sex in patrol auto after DUI arrest

When the law enforcers pulled the pair over, he noticed that they were drunk and had bloodshot eyes. It was nearing midnight when a deputy from Nassau County Sheriff's Office stopped Megan Lynn Mondanaro ,...More..

Service scheduled for local girl who lost life to brain-eating amoeba
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Service scheduled for local girl who lost life to brain-eating amoeba

An administrator on the Facebook page #LilyStrong , a family-made support group, wrote in a post: "Our lovely little girl is completely healed and in the arms of Jesus". The girl was in an artificial coma, but...More..

Drones spark fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Drones spark fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for the strikes, which forced Saudi Aramco to cut daily oil production in half. The Trump administration is prepared to tap US emergency oil rese...More..

Hong Kong protest organiser Denise Ho asks US Congress for help
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Hong Kong protest organiser Denise Ho asks US Congress for help

Wong was joined by Hong Kong celebrity activist Denise Ho, who warned that an erosion of the city's unique status would embolden China if the US does not put pressure on Beijing and support USA legislation ...More..

Cyclist dies after swerving to avoid swooping magpie in Australia
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Cyclist dies after swerving to avoid swooping magpie in Australia

He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to hospital where he later died. Locals performed CPR on him until an ambulance arrived, before he was airlifted to St George Hospital in a critical condition ...More..

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

Senior officials in the government said the government had chose to designate the residence of the three-time chief minister as a subsidiary jail to implement the jail manual and provide all the rights of a pri...More..

Manhattan District Attorney Issues Subpoena for Trump’s Tax Returns
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Manhattan District Attorney Issues Subpoena for Trump’s Tax Returns

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office recently sent a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm seeking the last eight years of state and federal tax returns for Trump and his company, the Trump Organi...More..

Over 2000 fetal remains found at ex-abortion doctor's home
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Over 2000 fetal remains found at ex-abortion doctor's home

Dr Ulruch Klopfer's family told police about possible foetal remains being found in an unincorporated part of his home in Will County in the U.S. state of IL on Thursday. During the court case, it was report...More..

Firefighter dies, 6 others hurt in Farmington, Maine, gas explosion
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Firefighter dies, 6 others hurt in Farmington, Maine, gas explosion

When first responders arrived and began investigating the scene, the building exploded, killing 68-year-old Fire Captain, Michael Bell and injuring his brother, Fire Chief, Terry Bell. No clients were in the bu...More..

New York Set To Join Michigan In Banning Some E-Cigarettes
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

New York Set To Join Michigan In Banning Some E-Cigarettes

The governor said New York's top health official would convene an emergency meeting with the state's public health council this week, to ban the products. First Lady Melania Trump also chimed in on the topic ...More..

Corey Lewandowski testifies he can't talk about conversations with Trump
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Corey Lewandowski testifies he can't talk about conversations with Trump

But they know that the judiciary does not adhere to that timeline - and that time is not necessarily on their side. "They can't sell the product, so they keep packaging it differently". "And you can feel free...More..

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

He said Purdue plans to argue to opposing states that fighting the possible settlement will likely result in additional and more costly cases. States suing the Sacklers, including several over the past ...More..

S Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

S Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North

A State Department spokesperson told South Korea's Yonhap News Agency that Washington welcomes Pyeongyang's commitment to resume talks, . adding the U.S.is ready to sit down at a time and place to be agreed. ...More..

Trump to meet both India-Pakistan leaders
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump to meet both India-Pakistan leaders

US President Donald Trump's decision to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega " Howdy Modi " rally in Houston over the weekend is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-America...More..

Never asked for imposing Hindi over other regional languages: Amit Shah
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Never asked for imposing Hindi over other regional languages: Amit Shah

A common language is good for a country's development but unfortunately, we can't have a common language in India. "The Governor said that the statement was taken out of context". "Many states in northern par...More..

California's Fuel Mileage Standards, Revoked
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

California's Fuel Mileage Standards, Revoked

Thad Kousser, who chairs the political science department at UC San Diego, said the visit gives Trump an opportunity to reach a national audience from inside California - his biggest political nemesis. The Go...More..

How 2nd election could reshape Israel's political landscape
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

How 2nd election could reshape Israel's political landscape

Gantz , a former military chief of staff, has ruled out sitting with a Netanyahu-led Likud at a time when he is expected to be indicted on corruption charges in the coming weeks. Lieberman, whose party is sec...More..

Pakistan’s blatant refusal to Modi frustrates India
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Pakistan’s blatant refusal to Modi frustrates India

She said since both India and Pakistan are neighbors of China, the Chinese side hoped that its neighbors be in peaceful terms with each other. The new decision by Pakistan comes amid the escalating tensions b...More..

Donald Trump Then vs Now on Saudi Arabia
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Donald Trump Then vs Now on Saudi Arabia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was headed to Jiddah in Saudi Arabia to discuss possible responses to what USA officials believe was an attack coming from Iranian soil. The attacks were claimed by Yemenis Ir...More..

Auto crashes into Trump Plaza in New Rochelle; foul play not suspected
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Auto crashes into Trump Plaza in New Rochelle; foul play not suspected

The building is a 40-story luxury apartment complex and was developed in 2007 by Cappelli Enterprises under a licensing deal with Trump Organization. "I just closed the elevator door and I went back upstairs ...More..

Taliban Delegation In Tehran After Visit To Moscow
by | Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Taliban Delegation In Tehran After Visit To Moscow

At least 20 people died in those attacks. According to AP, the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attacks. On Tuesday morning, 26 people were killed and 42 wounded by a suicide bomber at Preside...More..