Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration enacted a new directive preventing the state government and state agencies from buying gas-powered vehicles except for public safety vehicles. It should give a boost to electric vehicle sales for government fleets, but in order to more directly affect the automakers who are fighting the state’s clean air regulations, they are also banning the state government from buying cars from those automakers...
As clashes continue to bring chaos to the streets of Hong Kong, with protesters setting fires and slinging arrows, Chinese soldiers were seen arming themselves with brooms over the weekend for the massive cleanup of debris from city streets... After holding their ground for most of the day with gasoline bombs, bricks and nails strewn on area roadways, protesters began retreating into Hong Kong Polytechnic University near sunset, fearing they would be trapped as police fired tear gas volleys and approached from the opposite direction.
Pope Francis is fed up with deniers, so much so he is on the verge of declaring a new sin. Pope Francis proposes Adding ‘Ecological Sin’ to Church Teachings.
On Friday, he said he was considering going further. “We must introduce—we are thinking—into the Catechism of the Catholic Church the sin against ecology, the ecological sin against the common home, because it’s a duty,” the pope told an audience of legal experts at the Vatican.
Mr. Chairman, Joe Biden may be Sleepy and Very Slow, but he is not a “rabid dog.” He is actually somewhat better than that, but I am the only one who can get you where you have to be. You should act quickly, get the deal done. See you soon! https://t.co/kO2k14lTf7
The powerful opioid fentanyl is often mixed into cocaine, turning the stimulant into a much bigger killer than the drug of the past. Cocaine-related overdoses took the lives of nearly 14,000 Americans in 2017, up 34 percent in just a year, the latest federal figures show. And they’re expected to soar even higher as cocaine’s popularity resurges.
Jason Stein, 28, was hired as communications secretary to fight back against the negative publicity Andrew was receiving over his relationship with Epstein, but he quit two weeks prior to the interview with Emily Maitlis, which aired on Saturday night.