△However, clerics and representatives from religious parties say the law has the potential to promote homosexuality in this conservative country with a Muslim majority. They want the Islamic court to annul the law.♜B82475A1154M⇍Tuesday's statement by the U.N. said its head of mission in Afghanistan, Roza Otunbayeva, has "initiated an operational review period" that would last until May 5.↬RBU2505M-C-LV➚"If I am honest I rise really with a deep sense of anger about what is happening in our country in the area of gun violence and death," he said in his address to the Senate.➥MA0603CG7R5C500✪And the issue that really concerned me was the interest and influence generations, centuries old interest and influence of Iran in Iraq, particularly southern Iraq, where Shia Islam started in the first place in the 7th century.◎
ЮA separate video, posted on TikTok by a zoogoer who had experienced the encounter, showed a handler luring the kiwi — which are nocturnal — into a dark box, only to open the lid to show the guests.▐C0805X620M4HACAUTO⇖"Excited to announce that I've a new CEO for X/Twitter. She will be starting in ~6 weeks!," Musk wrote on Twitter.☻
￡The Pentagon's best assessment at the moment is that the balloon's surveillance capabilities are not a significant step up from what China is likely able to collect through other means like satellites in low Earth orbit, according to a senior defense official. Out of an abundance of caution, the Pentagon has taken additional mitigation steps to protect certain sites.♀MMBZ5223BW-7◈"I think A.I. is great," she said in the interview. "I just feel like, creatively, I think A.I. can replace humans. And so I think at some point, we will want to, as a species, have a discussion about how involved A.I. will be in art."⇉KSH44H11ITU♠For more than three decades, Perry had lived with his wife, Sandra, in St. Helena, where her family had lived since the 1840s. After she died in 2015, he decided to pack up and move to Napa, not far to the south, about two years later. Boxes of old books that had been passed down in the family came with him.✉C321C162GAG5TA☠The man accused of opening fire inside an Atlanta medical facility Wednesday, killing one person and injuring four others, is being charged with murder and aggravated assault, Fulton County, Ga., jail records show.
▍Consider a modern equivalent: When you're listening to someone tell you something and your phone dings — Ding! "Is that important?" — you just lost track of where you were.♠G5SBA80-E3/45→Russian forces in November withdrew from Kherson, the only regional capital held by Moscow, but have continued to batter the city.☞
CWR09JB335MM◄The judge in that case, U.S. District Judge Thomas Rice, an Obama appointee, didn't go that far. But he did rule Friday that the agency cannot alter access to the drug while the lawsuit proceeds. That decision could offer relief if the Texas injunction goes into effect — though it would be limited to those 17 states and the District of Columbia.◙CDR31BP510BKZRAT√At a briefing Wednesday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre reaffirmed that Biden will veto the resolution if it succeeds and chastised Republicans for trying to undermine his policy. “Let’s be clear — this is not about cutting wasteful spending for Republicans and it never has been. The same Republican lawmakers objecting to student debt relief are refusing to cut billions of dollars in handouts to Big Oil,” Jean-Pierre said.◨
➫The power company Ukrenergo said the situation with the electricity supply in Kyiv was now "more complicated."▰MBRF1045♗Authorities charged the 17-year-old with one count of attempted kidnapping/child enticement, one count of attempted assault to do great bodily harm less than murder, and one count of assault and battery.↕GJM0225C1E8R6DB01L☺A Dutch air force C-130 Hercules flew out of Sudan to Jordan early Monday carrying evacuees of various nationalities, including Dutch. The French Foreign Ministry said Monday it has so far brought four flights from Sudan to Djibouti, with a total of 388 people — citizens of 28 countries of Europe, Asia, North America and Africa, including Sudan.⇕GCM0335C1H7R8DA16D▨Copenhagen, Denmark — Dozens of activists, including Greta Thunberg of neighboring Sweden, blocked the entrance to Norway's energy ministry in Oslo Monday to protest a wind farm they say hinders the rights of the Sami Indigenous people to raise reindeer in Arctic Norway. The activists, mainly teenagers, lay outside the ministry entrance holding Sami flags and a poster reading "Land Back."▥
▧"It's going to be, probably, nonconsensual deepfake pornography or deepfakes of election candidates or state election workers in very specific contexts," he said.➢CGA2B3X7R1E154K050BB▍MAKRIDIS: You're left with this cognitive dissonance thing where one part of your brain saying, well, we don't know. And then you read the rest saying, Yes, we do know.⇨
SPM4012T-1R5M T❄"It's alarming to think that toxic pollutants from coal plants can build up in places like Lake Michigan,'' where many Americans camp and swim during the summer, "and where people fish to feed their families,'' Bender said. "Our kids deserve to live and play in a healthy, safe environment, and our leaders must do everything in their power to make that a reality."↚2474R-15K☌"It does not mean by any stretch of the imagination that we hate them," she said. "Quite to the contrary: We love them."↱
The prose is great, the print/binding/print size is truly awful
Not cut well
Mullets across the Med
A handy and convenient computer accessory.
Darkly Poetic- No Wonder Ireland has had 4 Nobel Laureates in Literature