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Saturday August 22nd, 2020 day edition

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth WarrenWarren calls for Postal Service board members to fire DeJoy or resign Bloomberg convention speech goes viral after fly lands on face On the Trail: Joe Biden, party man MORE (D-Mass.)

“The @USPS Board of Governors has a responsibility to serve the public interest.

That means delivering the mail on time – not acting as accomplices for the Postmaster General’s partisan sabotage.

If the Board won’t fire Louis DeJoy and reverse the damage, they should resign too,” Warren tweeted Friday.

If the Board won’t fire Louis DeJoy and reverse the damage, they should resign too.

“Managing the Postal Service in an efficient and effective manner cannot succeed if everything is politicized,” DeJoy said, adding that he has never discussed the Postal Service with President Trump.

DeJoy added that ensuring mail-in ballots are delivered on time for the election this year is his “No. 1 priority.”. »

Adolescent treatment admissions for cannabis use disorder fell in Washington and Colorado after legalization

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“Recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington was not associated with an increase in admissions to treatment for cannabis use disorder among adolescents.

“It may still be too early to see the effects of recreational marijuana legalization on adolescent cannabis use disorder or on treatment admissions.

The study, “Adolescent treatment admissions for marijuana following recreational legalization in Colorado and Washington“, was authored by Jeremy Mennis and Gerald J. Stahler. »

US special forces veteran arrested for passing secrets to Russia

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A former US special forces captain has been arrested on charges of espionage, the US Department of Justice says.

A DoJ press release says during several visits to Russia in the 2000s he had contact with GRU agents, who knew him by the code name Ikar Lesnikov.

"The Russian intelligence agents allegedly encouraged him to join and pursue a career in the special forces, which he did," the DoJ said. »

Student who wrote story about biased algorithm has results downgraded

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It’s crazy,” said Jessica Johnson, a student at Ashton Sixth Form College in Greater Manchester.

Johnson won an Orwell youth prize senior award in 2019 for her short story titled A Band Apart, which was the first one she had written.

Now that results will be based on teacher assessments instead, she is hopeful that her place will be restored. »

Magic Mushrooms – The Future of Freedom Foundation

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All drugs, from magic mushrooms to marijuana to cocaine to heroin should be legal for medical or recreational use regardless of the negative effects to the person using them.

It is simply not the business of government to protect people from physically, mentally, or spiritually harming themselves. »