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California Vaccine Verification Bill Dies for Now

REPORT: 3 in 4 smear campaigns against college faculty for their expression result in punishment

Mouth-to-mouth bystander CPR is the preferable method for pediatric cardiac arrest, study says

Does Hurricane Ida Mean Higher Gas Prices?

The Semiconductor Heist Of The Century | Arm China Has Gone Completely Rogue, Operating As An Independent Company With Inhouse IP/R&D

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Nauka’s Troubled Flight—Before It Tumbled the ISS

Cecily Myart-Cruz’s Hostile Takeover of L.A.’s Public Schools

Taliban kill squad hunting down Afghans — using US biometric data

Biden breaks promise to ‘stay’ in Afghanistan until every American evacuated

As Australia’s Politicians Enforce Yet Another Lockdown, Small Businesses Keep Suffering

An otherwise dull new government report on incarceration contains a startling fact: Hispanics are slightly less likely to be jailed than whites.

Dan Crenshaw, Lara Logan Bring the Most Disturbing Reports Out of the Kabul Airport Yet

Wealthy Lobbyists Have Already Slashed Biden’s Tax Reform by Three-Quarters

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China Eyes Afghanistan’s $1 Trillion of Minerals With Risky Bet on Taliban

Justified shooting or fair game? Shooter of Ashli Babbitt makes shocking admission

A major newspaper implied that 901 Florida residents died of COVID in a single day. It was actually as low as eight.

Denmark to scrap ALL Covid-19 restrictions

More than 40 ships waiting outside LA and Long Beach setting new record


Calls grow to discipline doctors spreading virus misinformation

Could California End Up With a Trump-Like Governor?

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Single-use plastic plates and cutlery to be banned in England

Lebanon is about to run out of water

There is a surprising correlation between baseline pupil size and several measures of cognitive ability

Has Delta killed the herd immunity dream?

Having SARS-CoV-2 once confers much greater immunity than a vaccine—but no infection parties, please

IS-K Never Left

Trying to flee Kabul: ‘We had no information at all’

Turkey’s targeted killings signal new strategy against Syrian Kurdish forces

Leading From Fear

What Took You So Long? After Years of Antifa Assaults, Portland ‘Journalists’ Finally Muster Outrage at Latest Attack

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U.S. officials provided Taliban with names of Americans, Afghan allies to evacuate “Basically, they just put all those Afghans on a kill list,” said one defense official.

Does the FDA think these data justify the first full approval of a covid-19 vaccine?

Natural infection versus vaccination: Differences in COVID antibody responses emerge

Remarkable density of new lithium battery promises massive range for EVs

Does hate crime no longer matter?

New York Governor Adds 12,000 COVID Deaths to Predecessor Cuomo’s Count

College students are living under hysterical levels of COVID-19 fear

Two Congressmen Take Secret Kabul Trip- Report U.S. Won’t Get Everyone Out On Time

German dog-walking law meets with howls of protest

How many Americans are left in Afghanistan?

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All New York State Agencies Have This Problem. Wait till it impacts snowplowing in the winter Inmates run wild on Rikers Island, answer phones, destroy equipment

Vaccination Mandate Battle Awaits Kathy Hochul as She Ascends to Governor

U.S. Strategic Oil Reserve Selloff May Suppress Fuel Prices This is the key bit “In June, Reuters reported that the United States could sell $6 billion worth of crude oil from the SPR to help fund the massive infrastructure deal.”

Would It Be Fair to Treat Vaccinated Covid Patients First?

From a liberal point of view. Newsom’ Recall, Part 4: Gavin Should Resign, NOW!

Mystery over surge in coyote attacks in Vancouver park

The Incredible Secret Science of Ants’ Underground Cities: How Ants Build Amazingly Complex and Stable Structures

The Grand Canyon Is Missing a Billion Years’ Worth of Rocks. Scientists May Know Why

Panjshir Resistance Digs in to Defend Key Valley From Taliban

Australia has gone stark, raving mad

Afghan Military Officers: We Fought Hard but Biden ‘Abandoned’ Us


300 recall ballots, drugs, multiple driver’s licenses found in vehicle of passed out felon: Torrance police

American woman stranded in Afghanistan pleads for help: ‘We are scared for our lives’

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Lebanon: Fuel price skyrockets 66% after subsidy cut

The Taleban’s rise to power: As the US prepared for peace, the Taleban prepared for war

Haiti earthquake death toll rises as gangs attack aid convoys

Plant geneticist Dr John Sanford began working as a research scientist at Cornell University in 1980. He co-invented the ‘gene gun’ approach to genetic engineering of plants. This technology has had a major impact on agriculture around the world.

Rwanda’s military intervention in Mozambique raises eyebrows

A large trade deficit won’t be sustainable under Taliban rule.

Biden Administration Sent Out Thousands of ‘Bogus’ Visas to Americans in Afghanistan

COVID-19 Response weekly update: August 22

As US Schools Prioritize Diversity Over Merit, China Is Becoming the World’s STEM Leader

Taliban’s special forces outfit providing ‘security’ at Kabul airport A more sensational take can be found here.

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Covid-19: FDA set to grant full approval to Pfizer vaccine without public discussion of data This from back in June is related.

Unlivable? For many countries this is situation normal. But a middle class country falling into third world status can take some getting used to. ‘Hell on earth’: Lebanon unlivable as crisis deepens

When the Raids Came

They have more education then many American high schoolers. Ultimate insult? Taliban fighters mock iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo, posing in seized US military gear

A Big Study About Honesty Turns Out To Be Based On Fake Data

Different rules for the rich. ‘Unfortunately, business is booming’: Companies that fly home Covid-positive travelers have a busy summer

Arctic Environment : Why the Insulation in Your Clothing System is Critical to Mission Success

Pentagon Enlists Commercial Airlines For Afghanistan Evacs; Critics Call A Political Stunt

Ayalon Institute: Israel’s Early Clandestine Attempts to Manufacture Ammunition