‘Whip Definition’: A quick look at the laws of the US

From the moment a federal law is enacted, the first thing a federal judge must do is rule whether it is constitutional. That process is complicated, because federal laws are constantly evolving. Federal courts have ruled that state laws that ban certain weapons are unconstitutional and have overturned state bans on firearms.In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled that a law in Montana […]

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How to deal with a massive water shortage in Kentucky (via The Verge)

A water crisis is gripping Kentucky.The problem is a drought and there is no relief in sight.In the US, there are roughly 7.5 million people who depend on drinking water, but the state has only 3 million.So, the state is struggling to find money for the people who need it.The crisis is being exacerbated by a massive wildfire in eastern […]

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Which Danish PMs are trending in the US?

The Danish government has a new meme and it has caught the attention of some people who don’t understand how it is possible.The hashtag #FjordenDenmark was trending in several places on Twitter on Monday.The hashtag has also been trending on Facebook.One tweet read: “If the Danish government’s new meme is that they’re not interested in the work of the Danish […]

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French lawmakers vote to abolish Senate

French lawmakers on Thursday voted to abolish the Senate, a move that will make it easier for President Emmanuel Macron to control the upper chamber, where lawmakers are elected by a simple majority.Macron’s government has made it a priority to pass legislation to end the 60-year-old institution, which the left-leaning government had sought to abolish in order to make the […]

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How to tell whether an Egyptian government official is an Egyptian official?

By Mark SchoepelinIt is possible to detect a “fingerprint” of an Egyptian military official, according to new research published in the journal Antiquity.In fact, the Egyptians of the time and place, who ruled Egypt between 2,500 and 2,600 BC, were the first to develop a system of “fingerprints” that could tell them if they were being photographed or photographed with […]

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When is the last time you used a federal agency? – Answers

A federal government shutdown is about to get a lot more serious.The last time the US had a shutdown, it was in 2009, when the government shut down because of the pandemic.The shutdown lasted four days and the government was closed for three weeks.The last shutdown, however, was less than a year ago when the US government shuttered due to […]

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Why Is Your Government Corporate in Your Own Name?

Crossover news: It’s official: the corporate world is real.The U.S. government is now officially a corporate entity.The corporate world does not have a name.There is no corporation, corporate government, corporate stock, or any other form of corporate identification.As a result, there are no formal corporate laws or laws governing government.There are, however, rules and regulations that govern how the government […]

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Puerto Rico: More than 100,000 jobs are at risk as Puerto Rico recovers

WASHINGTON — Nearly 100,800 jobs could be at risk of being lost when Puerto Rico’s recovery is complete, a top U.S. Treasury official said Friday.The jobs count is based on new jobs created and employment levels in each of the states that are not expected to return to full capacity until early 2019, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said at a […]

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Germany, Russia to discuss extradition of jailed German citizen

By STEVEN FERDINANDBERGGERThe Kremlin has been pushing for the release of a German citizen, a former senior member of the Kremlin’s elite spy agency, who was arrested in Moscow last year and faces up to six years in prison for his role in spying on political opponents.Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to grant the release […]

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