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Tennessee vaccinations turn political: Democrats denounce state halting programs that Republicans say bypassed parents

The state Department of Health (TDH) is halting “adolescent outreach” for all vaccines, not just Covid-19, the Tennessean daily newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing “internal report and agency emails” they obtained. This includes Covid-19 vaccination drives on school property and sending out reminders for teens to get their second dose …

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US uses humanitarian aid for ‘sinister political purposes,’ says analysis published by North Korean Foreign Ministry

The analysis, penned by Kang Hyon Chol as a senior researcher at the ministry-affiliated Association for the Promotion of International Economic and Technological Exchange, provides examples from US dealings with Cambodia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and countries in the Middle East to argue that Washington uses “humanitarian” aid to carry out a …

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Criminal charges against the Trump Organization are a political prosecution… as they couldn’t get Trump on anything else

If the company bearing former President Donald Trump’s name now finds itself criminally charged in the overwhelmingly Democrat-dominated state of New York for an alleged tax scheme that predates his presidency – with its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, paraded in handcuffs and charged personally with another 15 felony financial-related …

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Swiss govt announces bid for 36 F-35A fighter jets and Patriot missiles from US despite political pushback at home

Lockheed Martin beat other contenders for the contract, including the multinational Eurofighter built by Italy’s Leonardo, the Rafale from French company Dassault, and the Super Hornet from US manufacturer Boeing. In its statement on Wednesday, the Swiss government also revealed it had decided to purchase the Patriot surface-to-air missile system …

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Western focus on Russian political dead-enders exposes failure to grasp that real change in Moscow will come from system insiders

Former US presidential candidate Senator Mitt Romney was making news again this week, meeting with Russian opposition activist Leonid Volkov, best known for his close association with jailed activist Alexey Navalny. The head-to-head has drawn flak from a range of commenters. Prominent American “Russia-watcher” Kevin Rothrock took to Twitter to …

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