Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Find a new life for ourselves… and our possessions

Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Houses After obtaining quotes for various moving services, the Wessel family determined that it would be more economical to use them to make trips to the landfill, allowing them to sort and divert items such as recyclables, textiles, electronics, metals, lumber, and hazardous items. . Supplied Photo Reviews and recommendations are […]

New US climate law expected to slow warming

Massive Clean Energy Incentives in US Law signed on tuesday by President Joe Biden should reduce the future global warming “not a lot, but not insignificantly, either,” according to a climate scientist who led an independent analysis of the package. Even with nearly $375 billion in tax credits and other financial incentives for renewable energy […]

China and the US argue on Twitter about the weather

The world’s two biggest greenhouse gas emitters are arguing over climate policy on Twitter, with China questioning whether the US can comply with landmark climate legislation. signed into law by President Joe Biden this week. “You can bet the United States will follow through on our commitments,” US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns tweeted in […]

R. Kelly Jury to Hear Opening Statements at Chicago Trial

CHICAGO—Opening statements scheduled for Wednesday give prosecutors and R. Kelly’s attorneys their first chance to address the jury directly on charges accusing the R&B singer of enticing minors for sex, producing child pornography and rigged his 2008 porn trial. Both the prosecution and Kelly’s legal team told the judge earlier in the week that they […]

Trump Foe Cheney Loses Wyoming GOP Primary, Considers 2024 Bid

CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump’s fiercest Republican opponent in Congress, resoundingly lost a Republican primary to a challenger backed by the former US president in a loss that tightened her grip on the party’s base. The third-term congresswoman and her allies entered Tuesday pessimistic about her prospects, aware that Trump’s endorsement […]

Durham road closures for planned road works (Aug 17)

Expect delays on the following routes: The Department of Transportation scheduled 38 closures in Durham on August 17 for roadworks on Highway 12, Highway 35/115, Highway 401, Highway 7, Highway 7/12 and Highway 7A. Northbound 12 Freeway between Northbound 7 Freeway and 48 North Junction Freeway: One alternate lane closed until 7 a.m. Aug. 19 […]

Peel road closures for planned road works (Aug 17)

Avoid traffic jams before they happen: The Ministry of Transportation has scheduled 37 closures in Peel on August 17 for roadworks on Highway 401, Highway 403, Highway 410, Highway 427 and the Queen Elizabeth Way. 401 Freeway Eastbound between 407 and Winston Churchill Boulevard: Two left lanes closed until 5 a.m. Aug. 20 Highway 401 […]

DineSafe Toronto: Food Safety Inspectors Find Serious Health Violations at 28 Restaurants (Aug 17)

Toronto Public Health inspectors reported critical violations at 28 restaurants and food establishments over the past week. Annalakshmi at 277 Wellington Street West received a conditional pass on August 10 with the following infractions: Not maintaining handwashing stations (liquid soap and paper towels) Failure to protect food from contamination or adulteration. Drums N Flats at […]

Taiwan, China hold opposing military exercises amid tensions

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is staging military exercises to show its ability to resist Chinese pressure to accept Beijing’s political control over the self-governing island, following new rounds of threatening exercises by China. Wednesday’s drills off the southeastern county of Hualien follow days of Chinese missile launches and incursions into Taiwan’s sea and airspace […]

Ottawa convoy intelligence report warned of ‘violent revenge’ after protest crackdown | Canadian

Newly disclosed documents show federal intelligence officials warned decision-makers that the police dispersal of “Freedom Convoy” protesters in Ottawa last winter could prompt an “opportunistic attack” against a politician or symbol of government. The Feb. 24 “threat highlight,” marked Secret/Canadian Eyes Only, also advised that extremist “influencers” would leverage the outcome of the protests for […]