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The EU's Brexit chief said Boris Johnson is using Brexit to distract from his chaotic response to the coronavirus

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has reportedly claimed that Boris Johnson took the contentious decision to renege on his Brexit deal with the EU in order to distract from the UK government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Politico reported that Michel Barnier on Monday told senior diplomats from eight eastern EU member states that criticism of how the UK government was handling a potential second wave of the virus may have led Johnson to take the decision to rewrite parts of the protocol for Northern Ireland, citing three people sources familiar...
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Why Boris Johnson's Britain Is Turning ‘Rogue State' Over Brexit

Why Boris Johnson's Britain Is Turning ‘Rogue State' Over Brexit

4 days ago   |   By Washington Post

By tearing up sections of the Brexit deal he secured less than a year ago, Boris Johnson has moved Britain several steps closer to a chaotic and bitter separation from the European Union. The U.K. prime minister's dramatic move to introduce legislation that could override parts of the divorce agreement risks scuppering the trade deal the two sides are still thrashing out, and damaging relations for years to come. All five living ex-U.K. prime ministers joined senior members of Johnson's Conserva
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Trump backs proposed TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

Trump backs proposed TikTok deal with Oracle, Walmart

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned... Read more ...

Jerry Nadler says Democrats should 'immediately' move to expand the Supreme...

Jerry Nadler says Democrats should 'immediately' move to expand the Supreme Court if the GOP pushes a lame duck vote

Summary List Placement On Saturday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler voiced support for adding new justices to the US Supreme Court if Senate Republicans fill... Read more ...

Donations to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue surged after Ruth...

Donations to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue surged after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, breaking the platform's record for donations received in a single hour

Summary List Placement The Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue scored a record number of donations received in a single hour two times on Friday, following the death of... Read more ...

High profile issues are now at stake on the Supreme Court in the wake of...

High profile issues are now at stake on the Supreme Court in the wake of Ginsburg's death

Summary List Placement With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg on Friday, future decisions on a range of high profile issues from abortion rights to... Read more ...

The Latest: Arizona health officials adjust virus case count

The Latest: Arizona health officials adjust virus case count

PHOENIX - Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 610 additional coronavirus cases and 16 deaths, increasing the statewide totals to 213,551 confirmed cases and 5,467 deaths. Read more ...

Chuck Schumer: If GOP tries to fill Ginsburg's seat, 'nothing is off the...

Chuck Schumer: If GOP tries to fill Ginsburg's seat, 'nothing is off the table next year'

Summary List Placement In a Saturday conference call with the Senate Democratic Caucus, Chuck Schumer said that "nothing is off the table next year" if Republicans try to fill... Read more ...

Trump says he has an 'obligation' to nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's...

Trump says he has an 'obligation' to nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor 'without delay' amid reports he plans to name a nominee within days

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump is planning to nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg within the "coming days," ABC News... Read more ...

'Use my words against me': A 2016 video of Lindsey Graham saying a Supreme...

'Use my words against me': A 2016 video of Lindsey Graham saying a Supreme Court vacancy should never be filled in an election year is going viral

Summary List Placement A 2016 video of Sen. Lindsey Graham insisting that Supreme Court vacancies should never be filled in an election year is going viral as the death Ruth... Read more ...

A 'disturbing new all-time low' in the market just flew under the radar as...

A 'disturbing new all-time low' in the market just flew under the radar as stocks hit record highs - and one Wall Street expert warns it implies years of bleak returns for young investors

Summary List Placement In late August, as stocks were carving out fresh all-time highs, many investors were cheering the market's resiliency. After all, it's not every day that... Read more ...

This Week in Apps: iOS 14's surprise arrival, Apple's app bundle, TikTok &...

This Week in Apps: iOS 14's surprise arrival, Apple's app bundle, TikTok & WeChat banned from app stores Sunday

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry... Read more ...