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Barr urges prosecutors to consider indicting violent demonstrators for sedition

Attorney General William Barr told the country’s prosecutors to be aggressive in accusing violent protesters of crimes, including possible prosecution for conspiracy to overthrow the US government, people familiar with the conversation said. In a conference call with U.S. lawyers across the country last week, Barr warned that sometimes violent demonstrations in the U.S. could worsen as the November presidential …

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Anaheim urges Governor to reopen Newsom, Disneyland, and Disney California Adventure

The Orange County Register reports that Anaheim is calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to allow Disneyland and Disney California Adventure to open soon. Of course, the city wants the governor to provide the park’s COVID-19 health and safety guidelines so they can be opened safely. However, Anaheim officials are concerned that waiting too long could make their economic recovery difficult. …

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NASA urges companies to mine lunar soil – Spaceflight Now

Photo credit: NASA / Aubrey Gemignani NASA announced Thursday that it plans to buy lunar soil from a commercial company. This is set to set a precedent for the transfer of ownership of extraterrestrial material and encourage the market harvest of bodies across the solar system, according to the agency’s top official. The initiative is starting out small, but NASA …

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Drug maker AbbVie urges reluctant employees to return to work and raises safety issues

A “critical part” of AbbVie’s success is “face-to-face” interaction, CEO Richard Gonzalez said in an August 27 email outlining the process by which thousands of US employees get back to work should be brought. Gonzalez said “cross-functional collaboration” is a cornerstone of AbbVie’s high performance. Employees must “preserve and nurture our culture so that we can accelerate further, climb higher …

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House Dem urges action to revise Trump’s tax deferral

A House Democrat introduced two bills on Friday to block President Trump’s executive actions that allow companies to temporarily defer payroll taxes on some employees. Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., Chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced legislation – the Save Our Social Security Now bill – to repeal the Trump measure introduced in …

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Trump urges agencies to end White Privilege and Critical Race Theory training: NPR

President Trump has ordered the federal government to stop training in critical racial theory. The order also came after a summer of racial justice protests across the country. Charlie Riedel / AP Hide label Toggle labeling Charlie Riedel / AP President Trump has ordered the federal government to stop training in critical racial theory. The order also came after a …

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Epic Games urges the court to stop Apple’s “retaliation” after the App Store was banned

This illustration image shows a person waiting for an update from Epic Games’ Fortnite on their smartphone in Los Angeles on August 14, 2020. Chris Delmas | AFP | Getty Images Epic Games said late Friday that it had asked a court to stop Apple Inc.’s retaliation against the “Fortnite” creator after the iPhone maker terminated Epic Games’ account on …

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Belarus: Tikhanovskaya urges UN intervention to stop violence

Image rightsGetty Images Image descriptionA rally against Lukashenko was held at the Minsk State Language University Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has called on the United Nations to help stop the authorities’ crackdown on demonstrators. She said the options should include UN sanctions against those close to Alexander Lukashenko, who is “desperately in power”. Police arrested five university students in …

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Urges Germany to reconsider Nord Stream two pipelines after Navalny poisoning

BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel saw growing pressure Thursday to rethink the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will bring gas from Russia to Germany, after she said Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was using a Soviet-style nerve agent been poisoned. FILE PHOTO: The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project logo can be seen on a large diameter pipe at ChelPipe …

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Live updates for coronavirus: CDC urges states to prepare for vaccine distribution as early as November 1st

September 3, 2020 at 2:56 am EDT The White House’s fiery trade advisor tactics are being re-examined as some of his pandemic moves disintegrate Amid the Trump administration’s troubled response to the coronavirus pandemic, senior White House adviser Peter Navarro has transformed himself into a powerful government purchasing director who goes well beyond his original role as a trade policy …

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