Michigan House speaker floats possibility of 'constitutional crisis'
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield referenced the possibility of a “constitutional crisis” during an interview on Fox News Sunday morning, two days after he met with President Donald Trump at the White House.The Board of State Canvassers meets Monday to consider certifying Michigan’s statewide election results, including President-elect Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory. But top Republican Party leaders have asked the board to delay certification in a bid to investigate “anomalies and irregularities” they claim occurred in the election.The board features two Republicans and t...
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Judge cites possibility of 'fraud' in rejecting proposed Derek Chauvin divorce agreement
MINNEAPOLIS — A divorce settlement that would have given most of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s assets to his wife was rejected by a judge who cited the possibility of “fraud” for her decision.Kellie Chauvin filed for divorce on May 31, days after her husband was charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, leading some to speculate whether it was a divorce of convenience to protect their assets against lawsuits in civil court.Washington County District Judge Juanita Freeman wrote in her October ruling that judges can deny an uncontested agreement reach...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
West Ham playmaker Fornals: We have enough quality for Europa League finish
Pablo Fornals is confident West Ham United can target a Europa League place this season.The Hammers beat Wolves and Leicester City before sharing the spoils with Tottenham and Manchester City.And Fornals believes a finish in top end of the table is a real possibility for David Moyes' side."I think we made a step up, fighting with unbelievable teams in the last few games and for that reason we are in a comfortable position, but we have enough quality and belief to keep going up the table," said Fornals to the Evening Standard."When I played in Villarreal, in my first season there we qualified f...
Will The Second Wave Of Coronavirus Boost Gold?
Brace yourselves, winter is coming! This is what Ned Stark in the Game of Thrones told his people to prepare them for the leaner times he saw coming. While one of the biggest threats in GOT were the White Walkers, in our reality, the pandemic is again the greatest danger. As the chart below shows, the second wave of the coronavirus infections is no longer a mere possibility – it’s happening all over the Europe and in the United States (although in the latter country, we could also say about one big wave or three waves). In particular, in France, Italy, Spain, the UK, and in the US, the number ...
Peace Committee Moves To Avert Farmers/Herders Crisis
Determined to forestall the possibility of another circle of crisis due to the seasonal migration of Fulani herders from the northern to the southern part of the country, the Southern Kaduna Joint Peace Committee (SKJPC), has sensitised traditional rulers of the area on the need to be proactive.The co-chairmen of the committee, Dr Ahmad Yandeh and Dr Benjamin Gugon, said conflicts that might arise and lead to destruction of crops and animals from the seasonal movement should be carefully handled so they do not escalate.They observed that all the chiefdoms and emirates visited have livestock ro...
'My period as Barcelona manager is over' - Guardiola rules out possibility of returning to Camp Nou
Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of returning to Camp Nou, insisting his "period as Barcelona manager is over".Speculation over Guardiola's future at Manchester City is beginning to intensify as he approaches the last six months of his current contract.The Spaniard has opened the door to extending his stay at Etihad Stadium, but says he must earn the right to remain in the hot seat by overseeing a successful 2020-21 campaign.It has been suggested that Guardiola could make his way back to Catalonia if he leaves Manchester next summer, with Barca presidential candidate Victor Font eag...
DA to probe pork traders
Louise Maureen Simeon(The Philippine Star) – October 26, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is investigating the possibility of cartels and traders withholding the release of pork in the market to artificially raise the retail price of the product.Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the DA has initiated a probe on a possible deliberate effort by traders to withhold the release of pork products in the market.Data from the National Meat Inspection Service showed that there is a significant inventory of both locally slaughtered and imported pork in cold stor...
Pound Falls on Lockdown, Brexit Fears
Investing.com -By Yasin EbrahimInvesting.com – The pound fell sharply Tuesday as concerns about a no-deal Brexit and fears over a looming lockdown hurt sentiment.GBP/USD fell 0.95% to $1.2940.The possibility of the UK leaving the EU without a trade deal is a "credible hypothesis," French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reportedly said Tuesday, according to media reports.The stark warning that a hard Brexit could be in the offing when the transition period ends on Dec. 31 comes as the French government appears reluctant to give in to UK demands over control of its fisheries."We will not acc...
FG warns on possibility of second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria
The Federal government has warned Nigerians against non- challant attitude to the COVID-19 protocols, as fresh wave of the pandemic hits Europe and ahead of the resumption of schools in Nigeria on Monday, 12th October, 2020.Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, speaking at the national Presidential Task Force PTF, briefing, on COVID-19 on Thursday, in Abuja, called for increased vigilance especially by Health workers and airport officials.Ehanire revealed that 22 peesons out of a total of 1,473 Persons of Interest (POI) tested across 3 laboratories in the FCT since the opening of the internation...
Wall Street thrill ride continues, as stocks soar on mini-stimulus possibility
WASHINGTON – We’ve often noted that investors’ favorite old song might very well be “What a Difference a Day Makes.” It’s likely the last 3 generations haven’t ever encountered this song. But its refrain accurately describes the often violent and often unpredictable stock market action since the beginning of September. It’s been a non-stop Wall Street thrill ride all the way. The latest news: President Trump and Congress might actually agree on some kind of mini-stimulus deal.Let’s rewind the virtual tape to our previous article.On Tuesday, we started out writing a piece on Mr Market’s positiv...
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