In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew looks at the popularity of the Democrats’ COVID-19 relief plan and how both Democrats and Republicans are thinking about its provisions. They also track the latest voting restrictions introduced by Georgia Republicans and ask whether a recent survey of Americans’ attitudes about secession is a […]
Russian parliament’s lower chamber, the State Duma, has approved in the last reading a bill that envisages fines for those violating the country’s controversial law on “foreign agents.” First passed in 2012 and expanded several times since, the law gives authorities the power to brand nongovernmental organizations, human rights groups, news media, and individuals working […]
By Adam Vaughan Bill Gates Courtesy of the author How to Avoid a Climate DisasterBill GatesAllen Lane (buy from Amazon) “I am aware that I am an imperfect messenger on climate change,” writes Bill Gates in his book on why he thinks the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Advertisement The […]
French lawmakers debated a bill on Monday they hope will uproot radical Islam in the country, beliefs that authorities maintain are creeping into public services, associations, some schools and online with the goal of undermining national values. Advertising Read more The bill is broad and controversial, with around 1,700 proposed amendments, and it guarantees heated […]
Issued on: 26/12/2020 – 19:17 Trump threw a long-awaited pandemic aid package into doubt last week as millions of Americans prepared to lose benefits and face eviction—demanding lawmakers more than triple the $ 600 direct payments to US taxpayers.
Comedian Bill Bailey has been crowned the winner of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, becoming the oldest celebrity to lift the glitterball trophy. The 55-year-old shared his triumph with partner Oti Mabuse, the first Strictly dancer to win for two years in a row. Bailey beat EastEnders’ Maisie Smith and singer HRVY at the end […]
Issued on: 05/12/2020 – 03:10Modified: 05/12/2020 – 03:08 Advertising Read more Washington (AFP) An anti-doping bill named for Grigory Rodchenkov, the whistleblower who unveiled a state-run Russian doping program, was signed into US law on Friday by President Donald Trump. “The Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act” imposes criminal sanctions on certain people involved in international doping fraud […]