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Some GOP senators shy away from Trump threat he won’t aid ‘delinquent’ NATO allies

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump mocks U.S. President Joe Biden while speaking during a Get Out The Vote rally at Coastal Carolina University on Feb. 10, 2024 in Conway, South Carolina. South Carolina holds its Republican primary on February 24.Win McNamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic senators on Monday distanced themselves from comments Donald Trump made about NATO over the weekend, when the GOP front-runner said the United States might not

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Georgia Issues Draft Permits for Controversial Okefenokee Mine, Sparking Outrage

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has released draft permits for a controversial proposed titanium mine near the Okefenokee Swamp. Alabama-based Twin Pines Minerals is planning to mine titanium dioxide on Trail Ridge, the Okefenokee’s eastern hydrologic boundary. While company executives have said the project would not harm the swamp, scientific studies have concluded the proposed mine would significantly damage one of the world’s largest intact freshwater wetlands. “This is a dark day in Georgia’s

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Judge Says Fani Willis Could Be Disqualified From Trump’s Georgia Case

Dennis Byron/Getty Images A Georgia judge on Monday said it was possible Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis could be disqualified from Donald Trump’s election interference case based on a romantic relationship she is alleged to have conducted with the lead prosecutor. Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee, who is overseeing the Trump case, cleared the way for an evidentiary hearing to be held on Willis’ relationship with Nathan Wade, a prosecutor she hired, later this

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Gwinnett County Introduces Safe Spaces for Online Purchase Exchanges

📍 The Gist: Gwinnett County Police Department has set up designated parking spaces at precincts and headquarters for safer E-Commerce transactions, complete with round-the-clock video surveillance. 🔍 The Details: In a move to bolster safety for online buyers and sellers, Gwinnett County now offers specially designated parking areas at police precincts and the main headquarters for conducting E-Commerce transactions. These spots are under 24/7 video surveillance, aiming to provide a secure environment for exchanges. Despite

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DeKalb County Opens Warming Centers Amid Cold Weather Forecast

🌡️ The Gist: In response to the chilly forecast, DeKalb County is set to open five warming centers on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., providing refuge for residents seeking warmth. 🏠 The Details: The warming centers will be located across the county, including at four fire stations and the North DeKalb Senior Center, as well as a facility operated by Frontline Response International. These centers offer a safe and warm environment for those in

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Finding your swing: Lessons for leaders in working together

You may have seen a trailer or poster recently for George Clooney’s latest film, “The Boys in the Boat.” Based on the novel by Daniel James Brown, it tells the story of the 1936 US Olympic Rowing Team and their journey to gold. Like any good sports story, it demonstrates the power of grit and The post Finding your swing: Lessons for leaders in working together appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More