Trump Appointee Resigns as a ‘Matter of Conscience’ Over Executive Order Aimed at Civil Service

Trump Appointee Resigns as a 'Matter of Conscience' Over Executive Order Aimed at Civil Service

A Trump appointee tasked with advising the administration on federal civil servants’ pay has resigned over his objections to a new executive order that appears to provide the President more leeway in the hiring and firing of federal employees deemed disloyal. Ronald Sanders, who served as a member and chair of the Federal Salary Council, tendered his resignation on Monday to the director of White House Presidential Personnel, John McEntee, according to a letter obtained. “On its surface, the President’s Executive Order purports to serve a legitimate and laudable purpose…

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#EndSARS protests meant to split Nigeria’

#EndSARS protests meant to split Nigeria’

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje yesterday said the #EndSARS protests were hijacked and sponsored by enemies of Nigeria to disintegrate the country. Ganduje spoke at Africa House when he hosted reporters to share ideas on how to “keep Nigeria together,” saying Nigeria’s unity in diversity is what has brought up speedy civilization in the country. “The initial protest was about EndSARS’ brutality and extrajudicial killings, which were genuine issues and most of us supported it, calling for police reformation. “But the handwriting on the wall is now clear; enemies of…

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Gorsuch Rejects Appeal By Minnesota Republican to Delay Congressional Election

Gorsuch Rejects Appeal By Minnesota Republican to Delay Congressional Election

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch delivers remarks in Washington, DC, on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday rejected a bid from a Republican congressional candidate in Minnesota to delay his election until February following the death of a third-party candidate in the race. Tyler Kistner had asked the high court to intervene in a case concerning whether his election in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District would take place on November 3 or on February 9, 2021, after the recent death of Legal Marijuana Now Party…

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Kayleigh McEnany once praised Biden As a ‘Man of the People’ Who Resonates With “Middle Class” Over ‘Tycoon’ Trump

Kayleigh McEnany once praised Biden As a 'Man of the People' Who Resonates With "Widdle Class" Over 'Tycoon' Trump

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on September 16, 2020. Prior to becoming a prominent backer of Donald Trump, Kayleigh McEnany praised then-Vice President Joe Biden as “funny and likable” and a “man of the people” who resonates with “middle class voters.” As White House press secretary and before that a spokesperson for the Republican National Committee and Trump campaign, McEnany has been a relentless critic of Biden. She has mimicked many of the…

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Trump Campaign Website Briefly Defaced in Cyber Attack

Trump Campaign Website Briefly Defaced in Cyber Attack

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at the LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway on October 27, 2020 in West Salem, Wisconsin. President Donald Trump’s campaign website was defaced for a brief period on Tuesday in a hack. A message was posted to the upcoming events page of Donald j trump.com that said the world had “had enough” of the “fake news” spread by Trump. “Earlier this evening, the Trump campaign website was defaced and we are working with law enforcement authorities to investigate the source of the attack. There was…

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Black Americans Are Fired Up And Flocking To The Polls

Black Americans Are Fired Up And Flocking To The Polls

Dave Richards arrived at his polling place before dawn, carrying a blue lawn chair and a giant bottle of water.It was about 6 a.m. on October 12 — the first day of early voting in Georgia — and the business consultant was ready for a long wait in the Atlanta suburb of Smyrna. After three hours in line, Richards, 51, voted in what he called the most crucial election of his lifetime. “This election is more important than the 2008 one for Barack Obama. That 2008 one was for change…

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Troops Kill 38 Bandits, Arrest 93 Collaborators In Katsina

Troops Kill 38 Bandits, Arrest 93 Collaborators In Katsina

Troops of Operation Sahel Sanity killed 38 bandits and arrested 93 of their collaborators in the Northwest between September 4 and October 25, the military said on Monday. Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier-General Bernard Onyeuko told newsmen at Army Super Camp 4 Faskari, Katsina State, that the 93 suspects supplied logistics to bandits. Assorted weapons were recovered from the bandits, he said. Speaking further, he said 131 cows, 154 sheep and one camel were recovered, adding that 108 kidnapped victims were rescued. “In furtherance of the Nigerian Army’s mandate…

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Micah Richards: Daniel Sturridge Does Not Deserve Label as Problem Player

Micah Richards: Daniel Sturridge Does Not Deserve Label as Problem Player

Daniel Sturridge is far too good a player to be out of the Premier League after only just turning 31 but, let’s face it, the reason he is currently without a club has got nothing to do with his age, or his ability. It’s not because of his injury history or wage demands, either – it’s down to the label he’s been given as being difficult, or a problem player. I have no idea where that perception has come from, but it is a reputation that is completely undeserved. Daniel’s…

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I forgive All my accusers – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

I forgive All my accusers – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, says she has forgiven those who accused her of hiding COVID-19 palliatives meant for the poor. The Minister stated this while fielding questions from journalists in Gusau on Monday Gusau. “I am aware many people have made various spurious allegations and accusations against my person and my ministry over the way we distributed Federal Government palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19. “I have always said I am carrying out my duties and responsibilities to the best of…

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Jordyn Huitema: Meet The PSG & Canada Teenage Superstar

Jordyn Huitema: Meet The PSG & Canada Teenage Superstar

“In five years’ time, I want a big trophy under my belt. Whether it’s a World Cup, an Olympic gold or a Champions League medal.” There are plenty of footballers with such career aspirations. However, the list of those capable of turning the dream into reality is perhaps a very small one. Somewhere on it, though, would be the name Jordyn Huitema, of Paris St-Germain. “I really want to take the next few years to develop and become the best player I can,” the 19 year-old tells Sport from her…

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Youths Minister, Makinde meet over unrest

Youths Minister, Makinde meet over unrest

Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare has urged youths to refrain from acts of violence and give peace a chance for the country’s socio-economic development Dare, who made the appeal on Monday in Ibadan after a closed door meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde, implored the youths to take advantage of the various social welfare and empowerment schemes created by the Federal Government. Addressing reporters after the meeting, the minister said the interface was on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to his aides to partner with their respective…

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Psychiatry’s future is here. Here are 6 trends that will affect your practice

Psychiatry

Do you sometimes wonder what psychiatry’s future holds? Wonder no more: abundant clues point to exciting innovations in our field. Let me highlight 6 trends that will shape how we practice psychiatry.1. Earlier diagnosis and early intervention. The past decade has witnessed a surge of progress in identifying individuals at high risk for psychosis or…

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Ben Stokes: England & Rajasthan Royals All-Rounder on Inspiring a Generation

Ben Stokes: England & Rajasthan Royals All-Rounder on Inspiring a Generation

Speaking from the confines of his hotel room, Ben Stokes says he would not wish a recent stint of isolation he endured on his worst enemy or, as he joked, West Indies’ Marlon Samuel. Yet all the time alone has reinforced the one burning desire which motivates him every day – leaving a legacy for English cricket. Stokes is currently representing Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League – which is taking place in the United Arab Emirates – and hit a superb unbeaten century on Sunday to maintain their…

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