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Monday September 20th, 2021 night edition

image for Britain may revert to the imperial system as part of its plans to 'capitalize on new Brexit freedoms'

The government said it will review the EU ban on imperial units and legislate "in due course.".

The EU-imposed metric system has "long been a flashpoint for anti-EU campaigners," i news said.

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The UK is considering reverting to the imperial system, the weight and measurement system that uses pounds and ounces, as part of it's efforts to "capitalise on the freedoms from Brexit," according to the British government.

However, the EU allowed Britain to use imperial measurements alongside metric, according to The New York Times.

UK newspaper i news said the EU-imposed metric system has "long been a flashpoint for anti-EU campaigners.".

Home Secretary Priti Patel said at the time the blue passport will "once again be entwined with our national identity," the BBC reported. »

Eric Swalwell Says J6 Rally Like Holding 9/11 Vigil For the Hijackers

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Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) compared the "Justice for J6" rally to a "9/11 vigil for the hijackers" as he lashed out at Republicans on social media.

Rally attendees shared their anger during the event, with one yelling, "Where's [Republican House Minority Leader Kevin] McCarthy?

Rep. Swalwell shared his views about the rally on social media and blamed Republicans for attending the gathering. »

German election: 85,000 adults with disabilities can vote for the first time

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Her biggest wish for the new government, she said, was "that they listen to us [with disabilities] and take us seriously.".

There is a documented history of prejudice against inclusion in German schools, and little political will to make inclusion a reality.

Kauschke said she found it "very unjust" that she was not allowed to vote in Germany's federal elections before now. »

European Union-style bloc pitched for Latin America, Caribbean

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MEXICO CITY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Latin American and Caribbean nations should aspire to a bloc like the European Union, Mexico's president and other leaders said at a summit on Saturday, in a bid to wrest influence away from the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS).

"In these times, CELAC can become the principal instrument to consolidate relations between our Latin American and Caribbean nations," he said in a cavernous ballroomat Mexico's ornate national palace where leaders took turns speaking and some sparks flewbetween ideological adversaries.

"We should build in the American continent something similar to what was the economic community that was the beginning of the current European Union," the leftist Lopez Obrador said. »

Former Central New York pastor returns to porn as Nadia Hilton: ‘I just want to be me’

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Former Central New York pastor Crystal DiGregorio has returned to her stage name and is doing porn again on OnlyFans, an online subscription service popular with adult entertainers.

DiGregorio, who grew up in Oswego and now lives in Clay, appeared in more than 100 films over 10 years as porn actress “Nadia Hilton,” earning $300,000 a year.

“After porn I did a 180 and became a pastor, and now I just want to be me,” she said in the video. »