Israel and Italy Cement Military Ties, Massive Arms to Be Exchanged

Palestine Chronicle | September 24, 2020 “The agreement signed today is another expression of the close security and economic relations between Israel and Italy,” Israeli Defense Ministry Director-General Amir Eshel said in a statement, which was quoted in The Times of Israel.

Israel and Italy Cement Military Ties, Massive Arms to Be Exchanged

Fox News won a court case by ‘persuasively’ arguing that no ‘reasonable viewer’ takes Tucker Carlson seriously

Fox News won a court case by ‘persuasively’ arguing that no ‘reasonable viewer’ takes Tucker Carlson seriously

US District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil agreed with Fox’s premise, adding that the network “persuasively argues” that “given Mr. Carlson’s reputation, any reasonable viewer ‘arrive[s] with an appropriate amount of skepticism’ about the statements he makes.”

The 9 discarded ballots were tossed because Republicans won their lawsuit requiring them to not be counted

The 9 discarded ballots were tossed because Republicans won their lawsuit requiring them to not be counted

“Because these ballots were returned in envelopes similar to absentee ballot requests, elections officials opened them,” The Washington Post reports. “If the ballots weren’t then enclosed in another envelope which shielded the actual vote being cast, they may have been considered ‘naked ballots,’ a term used to describe mail ballots returned without the voter’s intent being protected.

The Trump campaign and the Pennsylvania GOP in a lawsuit argued that “naked ballots” should not be counted. They won that lawsuit. These nine ballots appear to be “naked ballots,” and that appears to be the reason they were thrown out.

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Voting by mail in Pa.? Don’t forget to use the secrecy envelope to avoid ‘electoral chaos,’ official warns

The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, supported the Democratic Party’s effort in court. But Republicans, including President Donald Trump’s campaign, the state Republican Party and Republican legislative leaders, have argued in court that the law requires mail-in ballots without secrecy envelopes to be invalidated.

Barr Personally Briefed Trump on DOJ Investigation Into 9 Discarded Ballots

It is generally not regular practice for an attorney general to brief a president about a small situation. It is almost unheard of for the DOJ to issue a press release or comment on an investigation in progress, especially to reveal major details about the case.

Senator Sinema Tells Mnuchin and Powell She Lived in an Abandoned Gas Station as a Child; Asks What they Plan to Do About Wave of Coming Evictions

Senator Sinema Tells Mnuchin and Powell She Lived in an Abandoned Gas Station as a Child; Asks What they Plan to Do About Wave of Coming Evictions

No matter how one attempts to spin the economic reality of this crisis, Wall Street, once again, got bailed out while the average American continues to get sold out.

Trump administration ordered to postpone TikTok ban or defend it by Friday

Trump administration ordered to postpone TikTok ban or defend it by Friday

The report says that the Trump administration has until 2:30 pm local time, either to agree to delay the ban or to file court papers in opposition to the filing for an injunction. The report further notes that if the ban is not delayed, a hearing will be held Sunday morning in order to decide on the matter.