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Muslim Chad President Idriss Deby Itno greets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

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Israel's PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad's President Deby
20 January 2019 Africa
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Image copyright AFP Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno (R) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the presidential palace in N"Djamena on January 20, 2019
Image caption Chad President Idriss Deby (right) welcomed Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Chad and Israel have renewed diplomatic ties in what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described as "a partnership... to forge a prosperous and secure future for our countries".

His comments came during a brief visit to Chad where he was welcomed by President Idriss Deby.

In recent years, Israel has made a big effort to improve diplomatic relations with several African countries.

Chad, which has a majority Muslim population, cut ties in 1972.

Mr Netanyahu's visit reciprocates President Deby's trip to Israel last November, the first by a Chadian leader.

In addition to renewing diplomatic ties the two leaders signed several agreements, Mr Deby told a joint press conference, but did not say what those deals were.

"The purpose of your visit is to bring our two countries closer and to cooperate," he told Mr Neytanyahu, the Haaretz newspaper reports .

Chad is interested in "security, intelligence, technology and a pathway to Washington", writes Jerusalem Post diplomatic correspondent Herb Keinon .

For his part, the Israeli prime minister is trying to separate the peace process with the Palestinians from relations with majority-Muslim countries, Mr Keinon adds.

In 2016, Mr Netanyahu became the first Israeli premier to visit Africa in nearly three decades, with a trip to Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda.

Proof that walls do not work

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A right-wing activist recently expelled from Twitter for inflammatory remarks about a Muslim member of Congress entered the grounds of a St. Helena-area home belonging to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday afternoon, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was an apparent protest against the top-ranking House Democrat, according to a reporter for The Daily Beast who live-tweeted the encounter.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the Pelosi-owned home in the 1000 block of Zinfandel Lane at 12:20 p.m. and found a man and woman outside on the lawn, according to sheriff’s spokesperson Henry Wofford. He identified the woman as Laura Loomer, a self-described nationalist and pro-Donald Trump partisan.
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Amid claims online that Mr Phillips had himself participated in harassing the boys, another video shows the moment he arrived at the scene of the confrontation. The 64-year-old can be seen interposing himself between the two groups, ending a few yards away from both, before the students approach him and begin chanting.

The mother of one of the Trump-supporting, MAGA hat-wearing boys filmed mocking Native American veteran Nathan Phillips has accused “black Muslims” of creating the situation while also suggesting the former soldier who fought in Vietnam had provoked the group of students.

“Shame on you! Were you there? Did you hear the names the people where (sic) calling these boys? It was shameful. Did you witness the black Muslims yelling profanities and video taping trying to get something to futher (sic) your narrative of hatred??,” the mother wrote in an email to news site Heavy.

“Did you know that this ‘man’ came up to this one boy and drummed in his face? Shame on you. Only reporting what you want. More fake news,” she added, echoing President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on media coverage that he does not feel is positive.
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New Congressional Marijuana Bill Is Actually Numbered H.R. 420

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In a hat tip to marijuana culture, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have officially reserved the number H.R. 420 for a bill that would dramatically change federal cannabis laws.

420, of course, is a special number for marijuana enthusiasts, who celebrate the plant extra hard every April 20.

The new bill filed in the House on Wednesday by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is titled the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. If passed, it would remove cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act.

“While the bill number may be a bit tongue in cheek, the issue is very serious. Our federal marijuana laws are outdated, out of touch and have negatively impacted countless lives,” Blumenauer said in a press release. “Congress cannot continue to be out of touch with a movement that a growing majority of Americans support. It’s time to end this senseless prohibition.”

This isn’t the first time that 420 has worked its way into official legislative numbering.

California’s first effort to create statewide medical cannabis regulations was through a bill numbered SB 420 in 2003.

In 2017, a Rhode Island senator filed a marijuana legalization bill given the designation of S 420.
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Meanwhile in the UK

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Labour : no deal off the table and we will talk
Conservative: vote for out deal or no deal
Public: is this shit still going on

Trump's wall would be the 32nd active national emergency

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Trump's wall would be the 32nd active national emergency

If President Donald Trump invokes a "national emergency" at the US border and uses emergency powers to bypass Congress and obtain funding to build his long-promised border wall, a battle in the courts over the questionable legality of spending those dollars would be virtually guaranteed.
But the United States is no stranger to national emergencies.
In fact, the US has been in a perpetual state of declared national emergency for four decades, and the country is currently under 31 concurrent states of emergency about a spectrum of international issues around the globe, according to a CNN review of documents from the Congressional Research Service and the Federal Register.

Trump will be announcing the state of emergency tonight, heres how to watch

Im planning on relaxing with some chicken tendies tonight during the speech, its gonna be good!
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Fascist right dealt a crushing final blow: Gen Z most liberal demographic yet

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A generation of post-millennials is poised to enter the electorate as the most liberal age cohort ever, fueled by unprecedented diversity and expansive views of the role of government.

On issues ranging from the treatment of racial minorities to climate change to diversity in society, the post-millennial generation — dubbed Generation Z by demographers — looks a lot more like the millennial generation than like their parents in Generation X or the baby boom generation, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

But Generation Z takes an even more liberal view of the role of government in society than do millennials. Seven in 10 members of Generation Z say the government should do more to solve problems, while just 29 percent say government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals.

Just under two-thirds of millennials say government should do more. About half of those in Generation X and the baby boom generation agree.

Many of the attitudes held by Generation Z — those born after 1996, who are now between the ages of 13 and 21 — are formed through experience with an unprecedented level of racial and societal diversity, said Kim Parker, Pew’s director of social trends research.

“They’re overwhelmingly the most racially and ethnically diverse generation we’ve seen.
They’re on track to be the most well-educated generation we’ve seen. They’re less likely to drop out of high school and more likely to go to college,” Parker said.

One measure of the evolution of the youngest generation is that more than a third of them, 35 percent, know someone who prefers to be addressed using gender-neutral pronouns, compared with just a quarter of Millennials and less than a sixth of those in Generation X.
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Casino Billionaire and zionist shutting down state's rights to online gambling

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>In one of the most brazen examples of crony capitalism since President Trump was elected, on Jan. 14 the Department of Justice just made public a memo stating that federal law prohibits the state legalization of internet gambling. This re-interpretation could potentially reverse states’ existing policies, all as a seeming thank you gift to Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who with his wife just sent over $100 million to Republicans for the midterm elections.
>All of this is not a coincidence. It has been eight years since the Department of Justice issued an opinion based on court rulings and proper statutory interpretation that the long-standing Wire Act does not prohibit states from legalizing online gambling. The decision allowed states like Delaware, Nevada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to unleash positive economic activity, creating jobs and driving voluntary tax revenue for areas like education and infrastructure.

>Over the past decade, the ability of adults to gamble in their own states and homes has not sat well with Adelson. Despite being labeled as a limited government advocate, Adelson wants the federal government to dictate states’ gambling policies, damaging the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution and short-circuiting the ability of states to make their own determinations on the issue. He began to lobby Congress to overturn the existing interpretation of the law.
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