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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a revised federal law does not allow prison inmates to seek a reduction in their sentences for possessing small amounts of crack cocaine. The court said the wording of one of the rare bipartisan achievements of the Trump administration, the First Step Act, which made sweeping changes to the …

In its current state, carbon capture is another false promise when it comes to addressing the urgent need to decrease carbon dioxide emissions. The very industry that is a main contributor to climate change can now profit from tax breaks and government funding being directed at Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects. A …

India’s government has decided to leave the import of COVID-19 vaccines to state authorities and companies, two government officials told Reuters, a decision that may slow acquisitions of shots as a second wave of the pandemic rips through the country. They said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government would instead aim to support domestic vaccine makers …

The Kardashian’s won’t be hitting the campaign trail on behalf of Caitlyn Jenner now that’s she’s running for governor of California … because their views and the views of C.J. don’t mesh, and the fallout from her divorce from Kris makes it all just too tricky. Sources close to Caitlyn tell TMZ … she spoke …

The dramatic collapse of the multibillion-dollar league comes less than 48 hours after it was first launched, sparking a furious continent-wide backlash among football fans, players, sporting officials and senior government leaders. According to a Super League statement, obtained by The Athletic and ESPN, organizers of the competition remain committed to the formation of a …

Instead, Biden will sign an emergency determination that keeps the Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000, but returns to regional allocations, in effect casting a wider net of who can arrive to the US under the historically low refugee ceiling currently in place. Biden will not lift the refugee cap this fiscal year, according to an …

North Korea decided to sever almost all of its ties with the outside world in 2020 to prevent an influx of coronavirus cases. The country has not reported a major outbreak of Covid-19, and there have been no indications one has taken place, though experts doubt Pyongyang’s claim the country has not seen a single …

West Australians proudly do things differently to the rest of the country, so when Premier Mark McGowan pulled an April Fool’s Day prank, announcing the state’s “official sandwich and coffee”, people were actually on-board. “Often, when I’m out and about, people ask me ‘what is the official sandwich and coffee order of Western Australia?’ and …

The Oscars will not be shown in Hong Kong for the first time in more than half a century, its local broadcaster confirmed Monday, as doubts remained over whether Hollywood’s top awards will air in mainland China. The ceremony has been broadcast in Hong Kong every year since 1969 by free-to-air TVB on its English …

Posted on March 28, 2021 by Sonoma Valley Sun By Audrey Krafft — What’s your relationship with technology like? Do you feel the need to have your phone or laptop near at all times, checking it often and using it to pass the time? Or are you relatively unattached, using it only when necessary and don’t …