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Labor reshuffle is ‘movement towards voters’, says Wes Streeting | Workforce

New Shadow Health Secretary Wes Streeting said he would bring a “reformist mindset” to the post, and called Keir Starmer’s reshuffle “a move towards voters,” amid fears among the deputies of the left that it marks a turn to the right. Disgruntled backbench MPs have complained that Starmer’s leadership has …

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Concerns about religious freedom in the United States

Currently, no Catholic doctor can be compelled to perform gender transition surgery, and Catholic hospitals can refuse requests for a gender reassignment from a transgender person. They are also not obliged to perform abortions or hire abortion doctors. The Biden administration wants to change all of that. The attack comes …

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Heika’s Take: with each victory, the confidence of the Stars grows

DALLAS – Particularly insightful were the two bookends of the Stars’ 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. On the one hand you had a 37 year old striker Joe pavelski scoring his 399th and 400th regular season goals of his NHL career in 19 seconds in the …

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Ian Curteis obituary | BBC

Ian Curteis, who died at the age of 86, was a television playwright of some distinction who launched the charge of left bias against the BBC long before it was fashionable to do so. when his documentary drama The Falklands Play, which the company commissioned in 1983, was postponed, then …

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Opinion: Something more may be going on with Harris and Buttigieg’s gossip

Buttigieg is clearly very ambitious, led an impressive presidential campaign in 2020 and has only bolstered his political skills since then. Harris, as vice president, is one of the top contenders to be the face of the post-Joe Biden Democratic Party. Each can see the other as standing in his …

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Why the Plaid-Labor deal makes sense to both sides as Welsh devolution hovers around the wagons

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Mark Drakeford. Photo of the CPMR – Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CC BY-SA 2.0) Photo of Adam Price by Plaid Cymru. Ifan morgan jones “Vote for Work, get Plaid. Vote Plaid, get work, ”said a conservative member of Senedd in reaction to the confirmation that …

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Milestones and incidents of Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

A hippo hovered over the ocean. A cartoon character caught fire after drifting through a high-voltage wire. And a 60-foot cat crashed a plane and its two passengers. These are just a few of the fates encountered by the giant balloons that have slipped through Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in …

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Hungarian opposition leader vows to restore Western alliances | World news

By JUSTIN SPIKE, Associated Press HODMEZOVASARHELY, Hungary (AP) – Hungary’s opposition leader wants to restore his country’s frayed ties to the West – and also has a message for American fans of right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban. “Let me say very firmly to all Americans that being part of Putin’s …

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Supreme Court orders postponement of return of boy survivor of cable car accident in Italy

Head of UN atomic watchdog to visit Tehran next week TEHRAN, Iran – The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will visit Tehran on Monday to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the spokesperson for the Iranian atomic agency said, as several key dates approach . The head of the International Atomic …

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England confirm 2022 World Cup place with demolition of San Marino in 10 goals | 2022 World Cup qualifiers

It was a night when it was prudent to consult the record books early. What was England’s biggest victory? Because it was in real danger of being overhauled as Gareth Southgate’s side cut San Marino to shreds. Ultimately, the 13-0 victory over Ireland of 1882 would survive, but it was …

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