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Will Senate Shift Mean More Aid to States and Cities?

Added: 17.01.2021 20:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Democratic victories in the Senate runoff elections in Georgia have reopened a pathway for federal aid to states and local governments. These elections produced a 50-50 tie in the upper chamber, which Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be able to break in favor of the Democrats.

Low level exposure to air pollution is harmful, mouse model shows

Added: 17.01.2021 17:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

Scientists investigating the effect of air pollution on lung health, in an animal model, have concluded that even low levels of exposure can have a detrimental effect on the lungs. They say the results have implications for government agencies responsible for urban planning.

Eurostar: Government urged to 'safeguard' rail firm's future

Added: 17.01.2021 16:17 | 27 views | 0 comments

A group of London firms has written to ministers calling for financial support for the rail firm.

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Airline industry needs up to another $80bn to survive pandemic

Added: 17.01.2021 13:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

The world's airlines need another $70-$80bn of government aid to get through the pandemic, the industry says.

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Many Ugandans are desperate for change but now it seems nothing will shift Museveni

Added: 17.01.2021 8:45 | 14 views | 0 comments

Days before Uganda’s presidential election – voting took place last Thursday – the incumbent, 76-year-old Yoweri Museveni, ordered that social media be switched off. People found their way around that by using virtual private networks, bouncing back online with memes mocking the idea that anyone would think it possible to bar people from being on social media in this day and age. Then, the evening before elections, the internet in Uganda was totally shut down. The election that saw Museveni win with nearly 60% was shrouded in darkness. It is strange to move from social media’s infinite flow of information to nothingness. Instead, just silence apart from the news the government wants you to...

Tens of thousands protest French law restricting filming of police

Added: 17.01.2021 8:40 | 11 views | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets across France against a proposed security bill that would restrict sharing images of police, in a country outraged by police brutality. Protesters in Paris and several other cities marched on Saturday to denounce the controversial legislation that the government proposed last year to criminalize the publication of images of on-duty police officers. Demonstrators in Paris were carrying banners with slogans such as "Police everywhere, justice nowhere", and "State of emergency, police state." “It's a strange dictatorship, one asks how...

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Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government

Added: 17.01.2021 2:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

In 1898 a white mob stormed Wilmington, North Carolina and forced locally elected leaders to resign.

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Covid: Airport support scheme to open in England

Added: 17.01.2021 2:04 | 37 views | 0 comments

The government is aiming to provide grants by April to mitigate the impact of Covid travel rules.

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Airline industry needs up to another $80bn to survive pandemic

Added: 17.01.2021 1:56 | 33 views | 0 comments

The world's airlines need another $70-$80bn of government aid to get through the pandemic, the industry says.

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