…$10 trillion lost in earnings …To support Nigeria, others with $6.2bn By Adesina Wahab Despite the gradual reopening of schools worldwide following their shut down as a result of the outbreak of Coronavirus disease, no fewer than 700 million students are still locked out of school globally, with the majority of them being from low and middle-income countries like Nigeria. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: 700m students still locked out of school — World Bank
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The attack never came, and not without good reason. Why, one must ask, would Iran risk an attack on the United States just as Joe Biden was about to take the helm of American foreign policy? Biden has consistently condemned Trump’s “maximum pressure” strategy, and repeatedly said that he wants the United States to rejoin the JCPOA, and to enter into extended diplomacy with Tehran regarding other issues of contention. In an op-ed piece on CNN last September, Biden wrote that Trump had “recklessly tossed away a policy that was working to keep America safe and replaced it with one that has worsened the threat.” Biden wants to “offer Iran a credible path back to diplomacy.” … [Read more...] about Can Biden Fix the Mess Trump Made of Our Relationship With Iran?
“I’ve been wanting to come on your show for months and months,” Anthony Fauci said. “You’ve been asking me to come on your show for months and months and it just got blocked. Let’s call it what it is. It just got blocked because they didn’t like the way you handle things and they didn’t want me on.” … [Read more...] about Dr Anthony Fauci says Trump administration ‘rejected’ science, blocked his TV appearances
Gary Evan Hendler: President Trump granted a full pardon to Gary Evan Hendler. This pardon is supported by former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and the Office of the Pardon Attorney. In 1984, Mr. Hendler was convicted of conspiracy to distribute and dispense controlled substances and served 3 years' probation for his crime. He is remorseful and has taken full responsibility for his criminal actions. In the 40 years since his conviction, Mr. Hendler has lived a law-abiding life and has positively contributed to his community. He is financially stable and owns a successful real estate business. Most notably, he has helped others recover from addiction. Since 1982, he has organized and led weekly AA meetings. He also has mentored many individuals on their journey to sobriety with his radio broadcasts. His former probation officer noted that Mr. Hendler had become 'integral' in the lives of many members of the community who were dealing with substance abuse issues. Further, his … [Read more...] about Florida businessman convicted of $1BILLION Medicare fraud spent NYE dancing at his daughter’s wedding days after Trump commuted his 20-year prison sentence citing his ‘declining health’
A spokeswoman for one of the plaintiffs, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said the group needed to assess where the Census Bureau was in the process before dismissing the Maryland lawsuit. Jeffrey Wice, a Democratic redistricting expert, hailed the revocations of the Trump administration's census directives. … [Read more...] about Citizenship data is latest rollback of Donald Trump census efforts