"The bigger shock was that in response to this Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev dissolved the current government willingly and resigned as Prime Minister."
"The Gambling Commission has announced a ban on using credit cards to gamble, set to come into effect on 14 April 2020."
How ironic that these woke university types, who routinely denounce organisations like churches for attempting to handle sexual abuse complaints internally rather than reporting them to the proper authorities, put John through the university’s kangaroo court process.
"If I had the time this morning to trawl the last three years of trade headlines, I’d have analysed everything Donald Trump said he wanted from China and put them all on a list. I’d then put yesterday’s “agreement” beside it, and work out what’s missing. It’s likely to be a long list."
"The procedural context of the case now shifts initially to Flynn to show a "fair and just reason" for his request to withdraw his plea."
"These bills, introduced in the House and Senate, respectively, seek to “protect” transgender students by decimating the issue of compelled use of preferred pronouns, bathroom and locker room use, sports team participation, and alteration of records to reflect “gender identity” in one fell swoop."
"Reflecting on the scale of police evidence collection, and the manner in which a warrant was obtained and phones were searched, Mok is in no doubt that it amounted to a ‘fishing’ operation, and that failure of legal protection in this instance may well point to broader abuse of existing legal protections."
"Despite the fact that the Amish community’s choice to live in traditional ways causes no harm to themselves or anyone else, the Lenawee County Health Department has condemned their homes and is now asking a court to authorize the demolition of their property, unless the Amish community abandons its religious beliefs."
"The U.S. population is set to grow by 100 million more people over the coming decades, raising the pressure on limited U.S. land and natural resources. This pressure will be felt everywhere, from dense urban land to agricultural farmland."
"The real catalyst for change, however, came on 3 September. Twenty-one ultra-Remainer Conservative rebels supported an emergency motion taking control of the Commons timetable, to pass a bill blocking a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. ... Johnson promptly responded by withdrawing the Conservative whip from the twenty-one."