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After string of anti-Semitic assaults, de Blasio laments hatred ’emanating from Washington’

De Blasio spoke about the ongoing problem the day after five people were stabbed at a rabbi's house in nearby Rockland County during a Hanukkah celebration, and at least eight incidents took place in Brooklyn earlier this month. “We are in a crisis right now,” de Blasio said Sunday afternoon, adding, “What we're seeing is…

Science Under Attack: How Trump Is Sidelining Researchers and Their Work Brad Plumer and Coral Davenport The headquarters of the Department of Agriculture, in Washington, Dec. 19, 2019. (Victor J. Blue/The New York Times) More WASHINGTON — In just three years, the Trump administration has diminished the role of science in federal policymaking while halting…

De Blasio spoke about the ongoing problem the day after five people were stabbed at a rabbi's house in nearby Rockland County during a Hanukkah celebration, and at least eight incidents took place in Brooklyn earlier this month. “We are in a crisis right now,” de Blasio said Sunday afternoon, adding, “What we're seeing is…

Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ strikes one billion sights on YouTube – CNN

(CNN) Nirvana has reached a major milestone. The band’s 1991 hit single “Smells Like Teen Spirit” has hit 1 billion views on YouTube. Bassist Krist Novoselic tweeted, “Thanks to you all!!!!” Thanks to you all!!!! https://t.co/QGiy3qX7CZ — Krist Novoselić (@KristNovoselic) December 26, 2019 He also tweeted on December 19 that the 1 billionth view would…

A GOP lawmaker in Washington asked for a 51st state led by an armed forces Christian federal government

Ted S Warren/AP/Shutterstock A GOP legislator in Washington called for a 51st state led by a military Christian government By Ezra Marcus Dec 24, 2019 Share A GOP state legislator in Washington is an active participant in a far-right separatist movement. Matt Shea is a legislator in the eastern part of the state, which is…

(CNN) Landyn Wadsworth has earned her spot on Santa’s nice list. The 8-year-old’s Christmas wish was to help the dogs and cats at the Tri-Cities Animal Shelter in Pasco, Washington, so she asked for money to buy pet food for Christmas instead of toys. She got quite a haul. The shelter posted a picture on…

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski ‘disrupted’ by McConnell’s sychronisation with White House – CNNPolitics

Washington (CNN) Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said she is “disturbed” by coordination between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the White House over the upcoming Senate impeachment trial. Senate leaders have yet to reach an agreement on the rules of the trial, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not sent the Senate the…

Donald Trump, Melania Trump supported at Christmas Eve worship

New Yorker editor David Remnick: ‘It’s a source of great frustration’ people still support Trump Attending Family Church was a change of pace for the Trumps, who had attended holiday services in the past at Bethesda-by-the-Sea, the Episcopal Church in Palm Beach at which they were married in 2005. The Trumps then returned to his…

Trump formally releases United States army ‘Space Force’ – BBC News

The funding allocation was confirmed on Friday when the president signed the $738bn (£567bn) annual US military budget. The launch of the Space Force will be funded by an initial $40m for its first year. What will the Space Force actually do? It is not intended to put troops into orbit, but will protect US…

Newly launched e-mails supply even more information in timeline of time out to Ukraine help – CNNPolitics

Newly released emails offer more details in timeline of pause to Ukraine aid By Sara Murray and Katelyn Polantz, CNN Updated 9:29 PM EST, Sat December 21, 2019 Washington(CNN) Shortly after President Donald Trump spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25, Trump’s political appointees were already tasked with carrying out a freeze on…