Commentary: Immigration is the story of our families
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to restore protection to “Dreamers,” provide a pathway to citizenship for other immigrants, rescind his predecessor’s travel bans and allow in more refugees. It is a welcome break from the cruelty of his predecessor, who separated children from their parents and put them in cages.Immigration is often discussed as an abstract political concept. But for so many of us, it’s the story of our family.My mother, Violetta Tironi, born in Milan, Italy, in 1931, was a studious girl who liked sports. Her father, Sergio, was a police officer. Her mother, Giuseppina, w...
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South Carolina's Jaime Harrison throwing new PAC weight behind Democrats. First stop: Georgia
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Proving he can raise money beyond his own run, South Carolina’s Jaime Harrison is launching a new political action committee that will raise funds for Democratic efforts following his Senate campaign that raised more than $130 million.The first spending phase of Harrison’s the Dirt Road PAC will start in Georgia, a state that went blue this year by voting for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and where two U.S. Senate races could give Democrats control in both Capitol chambers.Harrison named his group the Dirt Road PAC after a story he told while on the campaign trail where...
The State (Columbia, S.C.)
New on DVD: Nostalgic picks for holiday gifts
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, nostalgia continues to be essential pop culture comfort food. Consider these DVD picks, all out Dec. 1, for anyone on your gift-giving list (or yourself).“Beverly Hills Cop”: 1984 comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a police officer avenging his best friend’s murder has been remastered in 4K.“Blade”: The 1998 action/horror film starring Wesley Snipes as a vampire hunter out to seek justice for his mother’s death is being rereleased with a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack.“Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection”: Collection includes 60 theatrical shorts and intervie...
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List of DVD release dates for Nov. 24 and beyond
Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:NOVEMBER24: After We Collided24: Peninsula24: Ava24: Buddy Games24: Better Call Saul – Season 0524: Iron Mask24: Mom: The Complete Seventh Season24: Riverdale: The Complete Fourth Season24: Strike Back: Cinemax Complete Seventh and Final Season24: The IrishmanDECEMBER1: The Rental1: Made in Italy1: The Neighborhood: Season Two8: Possessor Uncut8: She Dies Tomorrow8: Faith Under Fire8: Proxima8: Smiley Face Killers8: Yellowstone: Season Three———
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Ibrahimovic feels his image abused by video game
AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has complained about the use of his name and image by video game producer Electronic Arts, who, however, have signed a partnership deal with the striker's club.“Who gave FIFA EA Sport permission to use my name and face?,” the Swedish veteran wrote on Twitter late Monday. “Somebody is making profit on my name and face without any agreement all these years. Time to investigate.”American company Electronic Arts in October launched FIFA 21, the latest edition of its popular football simulation game, but in August announced “a multi-year partnership with Milan, whic...
Italian-Asean friendship takes a major step forward
Italian-Asean friendship takes a major step forwardLast September, the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting officially granted Italy the status of ASEAN development partner. It is a significant achievement for Italy’s foreign policy in Asia, paving the way for closer cooperation between the European and ASEAN countries.Our friendly relations date back a long time. Centuries ago, the first traders and explorers from Italy started sailing through the straits of Malacca along the routes of spices and silk. Since then, our ties have grown in many fields. Several Italian artists, physicians, engin...
Stars Ibrahimovic and Ribery out of next weekend's Serie A clash
Veteran aces Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Franck Ribery will most likely miss next weekend's encounter between Serie A leaders AC Milan and Fiorentina after suffering injuries on Sunday.Both left the pitch limping before the final whistle this weekend, but Ibrahimovic had time to strike a brace in Milan's 3-1 win at Napoli, which kept the Devils top after eight games.Midfield star Ribery saw his Fiorentina team-mates stunned 1-0 at home to promoted Benevento.Milan said the 39-year-old Swede suffered a late muscular sprain after his fourth brace of the season brought him to a top-scorer tally of 10 g...
Newly-published book explores cultural ties with Italy
By Laman IsmayilovaNew book about Azerbaijan-Italy cultural ties has been published in Baku.The author of the monograph on “Azerbaijan-Italy cultural relations: history and modernity” is Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the State University of Culture and Arts Sevil KarimovaThe monograph, published in Russian, traces the history of cultural ties between the two countries since ancient times.The book is divided into relevant chapters based on the history of development, the intensity of cultural relations, their historical-political and economic background, traditional forms.It examines the attit...
Vivid slaw tosses in beets and apples for a fresh, tangy crunch
The health benefits of incorporating the Mediterranean diet’s vegetables, fish, whole grains, olive oil and fresh herbs are well documented. With the newly published “Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cookbook,” registered dietitians Deanna Segrave-Daly and Serena Ball show how to keep these foods on regular rotation in your kitchen, with 125 recipes.The book includes pantry lists to stock a Mediterranean kitchen, tips on avoiding food waste, and some myth-busting of claims about costs and carbs. Five-day meal plans guide those who want gluten-free, vegetarian, twice-weekly seafood, or meatless...
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Italy: Strengthen Immigration Law Protections
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/media_2020/11/GettyImages-1228294781.jpg(Milan) – The Italian parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee should endorse certain key amendments to draft immigration legislation, Human Rights Watch said today. The amendments would abolish sanctions on rescue ships, reject the concept of “safe country of origin,” and provide a pathway to protection for people who have lost their protected status in the past two years.“This is the chance for Italy to turn the page on a miserable period in its history,” said Judith Sunderland, acting deputy Europe and Cent...
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