DeSantis goes from provocateur to crisis manager after Ian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted his way through the national conversation this month, first by putting migrants on planes or buses to Democratic strongholds and then shifting to a more traditional role of crisis manager as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the US to your state. Facing a November re-election that could … Read more

Election rigging and an alleged prank call from Trump: Top 10 Metro Times headlines | ICYMI | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock.com Former President Donald Trump. This week the hot topic in Detroit was ShotSpotter, and our readers were interested in what’s going on in the city with surveillance technology. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell also claimed former President Donald Trump jokingly called her in a new book by reporter Maggie Haberman chronicling the Trump … Read more

Putin declares ‘four new regions of Russia’ as Moscow annexes parts of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the Moscow-appointed heads of four Ukrainian regions, partially occupied by Russia, at the Grand Kremlin Palace September 30, 2022 in Moscow, Russia. Collaborator | Getty Images News | fake images Russian President Vladimir Putin declared four new regions of the country on Friday shortly after holding bogus referendums in … Read more

Brazil votes: Bolsonaro’s allies stand firm in the Amazon bastion | election news

This is the second in a three-part series on Roraima in the context of the Brazilian general elections. The project was supported by the Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Journalism Fund. Boa Vista, Brazil – Standing center stage at a campaign event, Antonio Denarium closes his eyes and holds his hands open in prayer. Below him, in … Read more

Abortion ruling intensifies fight for state supreme courts

Surrounded by states with abortion bans that went into effect after the fall of Roe v. Wade, Illinois is one of the few places where the procedure is still legal in the Midwest. Abortion rights supporters are worried that won’t last. His concern is shared in at least half a dozen states, and this year … Read more

EU demands drastic measures to issue visas to Russian citizens

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top migration official on Friday urged the bloc’s 27 nations to clamp down on issuing visas to Russian citizens amid growing security concerns over nuclear threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin and his annexation of parts of Ukraine. “This is clearly an escalation and that also means an … Read more

Indian opposition party seeks to shed image of dynastic rule

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s main opposition party, the Indian National Congress, will elect a non-family member as its next president as it struggles to recover ahead of key elections. Although it has historically been led by the powerful Nehru-Gandhi family, Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi decided to bring a new face during … Read more

All the ethics issues that haunt Kathy Hochul

Governor Kathy Hochul, like previous governors before her, is not afraid to wield the power of office to her advantage. “She is using her position as governor to raise huge amounts of campaign contributions, which is also consistent with her predecessors,” said Blair Horner, executive director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, a … Read more

What happens if the Republicans take back the US House in November? | Informed Dissent | Detroit

Public domain, @GOPLader, Twitter House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy with Donald Trump in 2019. CBS News recently estimated that Republicans are on track to win 223 House seats in November. There’s a decent margin of error, enough for Democrats to maintain a narrow majority or, more likely, Republicans to build a comfortable cushion, and the … Read more

Britain’s Liz Truss to hold emergency talks with budget watchdog

British Prime Minister Liz Truss and British Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng. Dylan Martinez | Afp | fake images The OBR had prepared a general economic forecast ahead of the September 23 mini-budget, but the UK Treasury chose not to publish it, according to the BBC. Kwarteng said a full forecast would be released … Read more