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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Policy

Passing the Ike Dike: A Step Closer to Preventing Environmental Catastrophe

The 2022 hurricane season is officially upon us, with Texans once more preparing themselves for the worst. As hurricanes increase in force due to the effects of climate change, so do the intense flooding and winds that accompany the storms become an ev...

This is the ‘Endgame,’ Warn Abortion Funds

With a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade expected in the next few weeks, nowhere else is the urgency and anger felt more than with abortion funds, groups that provide financial support for those seeking abortions. In Texas, these aborti...

‘We Need to Ban Assault Weapons’ Says Joe Biden in Speech About Gun Violence

In a major speech Thursday evening, President Joe Biden called on assault weapons to be banned following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “We need to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines,” Biden said in his speech where he also support...

The Foolishness of the One-Door Policy

In the aftermath of the Robb Elementary School shooting, Republicans are attempting to discredit and deflect attention away from common sense gun reform by proposing increasingly bizarre proposals. Given that the oft-mentioned idea of more “good guys w...

Denton Becomes First Texas City to Pass Resolution Supporting Medicare for All

Denton recently became the first city in Texas and the 100th nationally to pass a resolution in favor of Medicare for All. The local resolution does not change any laws and instead aims to drum up support for the single payer healthcare system.&nbsp...

Texas Food Banks Feel Sigh of Relief as Public Health Emergency Benefits Continue

The U.S. Health and Human Services quietly extended the public health emergency declaration beyond July 16, giving no required 60-day notice this week that it would come to an end. It means the public health emergency will continue to last for at le...

Congressional Lawmakers Want an Investigation into Operation Lone Star

Nine Congressional Texas Democrats penned a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen this week, urging the treasurer to investigate where the funding for Gov. Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star Star is coming from.  Operation Lone Star is an im...

Does Every Child in Texas Deserve Access to a Free Public Education? Greg Abbott Doesn’t Think So

In an interview on Wednesday with a rightwing talk show host, Greg Abbott was asked why the state of Texas must educate all children, including the undocumented. The Texas Governor responded by saying the state could be looking into “resurrecting” the ...

How to access abortion in a post-Roe world

Monday night, a draft opinion leaked by POLITICO showed the Supreme Court of the United States is set to overturn Roe v. Wade.  Conservative Justice Samuel Alito writes: “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.The Constitution makes no re...

Texas abortion funds, Biden react to leaked SCOTUS ruling on Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to a leaked initial draft of the ruling obtained by Politico.  In Texas, where a trigger law is set in place for the very day that happens, abortion would become illegal.  H...
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All about terror group TRF, which allegedly took responsibility for murder of J-K IPS officer HK Lohia

IPS officer Hemant K Lohia, who was posted in Jammu and Kashmir, was brutally murdered inside his own home, officials confirmed. HK Lohia’s body was discovered inside his house in Jammu's Udaywala area early Tuesday morning. The Jammu and Kashmir IPS ...
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Baloo hugs Sher Khan: This adorable video of bear snuggling with tiger is too cute to handle

New Delhi: Remember Rudyard Kipling's characters from The Jungle Book? Sher Khan and Baloo! Yes, the kind bear and the vicious tiger who hates each other. Well, the internet has churned out a completely different scenario of their relationship where Ba...

Australia targets zero-extinction with promise to conserve land

Government says it will aim to conserve 30 percent of Australia’s land mass in attempt to protect its unique wildlife.Australia has set a target of zero extinction for its unique plants and animals, promising to preserve at least 30 percent of its land...

Ayudha Puja 2022: Know history, shubh muhurat, tithi of the auspicious day

The nine-day Navratri celebration comes to an end today. Every year, India celebrates Ayudha Puja, also known as Astra Puja, on the  ninth day of Navratri. On this auspicious day, people adore and worship the tools and objects that are connec...

Samsung says to triple advanced chip production by 2027

World’s No 2 foundry sees strong demand for chips used in high-performance computers and artificial intelligence.Samsung Electronics’s chip contract manufacturing business has announced plans to more than triple its advanced chips production capacity b...