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Thursday November 11st, 2021 day edition

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In the trial, which is ongoing, Parnell’s ex-wife testified that he once strangled her and that he has hit their children.

On the other hand, the good news is, he’s made several impressive performances on national television. »

Texas schools can again set face mask rules after judge overrules Abbott’s ban

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(TEXAS TRIBUNE) - A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting mask mandates in schools violates the Americans with Disabilities Act — freeing local officials to again create their own rules.

The judge said the governor’s order impedes children with disabilities from the benefits of public schools’ programs, services and activities to which they are entitled.

The advocacy group, Disability Rights Texas, filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of several Texan families in late August against Abbott, Paxton and Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath. »

China Evergrande again averts default but debt woes mount

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Evergrande is at the center of a deepening liquidity squeeze in China's $5 trillion property sector.

Kaisa has the most offshore debt of any Chinese developer after Evergrande and pleaded for help from creditors this week.

Bonds issued by Times China Holdings Xinyuan Real Estate, Yuzhou Group Holdings and Sunac China Holdings also rose more than 10%. »

Western Sanctions on Belarus’s Potash Industry Test Beijing-Minsk Partnership

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Western Sanctions on Belarus: Implications for China’s Potash Industry.

The Belarusian potash mining and processing industry has faced serious problems due to international sanctions imposed on the regime following fraudulent presidential elections in summer 2020.

In practical terms, EU sanctions on potash exports have large loopholes, and last year’s sanctions did not disrupt Belaruskaliy’s supplies to China (China Agricultural Holdings, August 21, 2020). »