Tag: poised

  • Biden poised for boost as Democratic primaries begin in South Carolina | US elections 2024

    Biden poised for boost as Democratic primaries begin in South Carolina | US elections 2024

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    Joe Biden aims to build on recent momentum on Saturday, when South Carolina officially launches the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. The US president received a boost last month when he won an unsanctioned primary election in New Hampshire without even appearing on the ballot. A grassroots write-in campaign ensured that he brushed aside…

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  • Oregon Is Poised to Make Drug Possession a Crime Again

    Oregon Is Poised to Make Drug Possession a Crime Again

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    Three years after Oregon became the first U.S. state to decriminalize low-level drug possession, the state is on track to reverse parts of its groundbreaking measure.  On Tuesday, Democratic lawmakers unveiled a proposal that would recriminalize possessing small amounts of drugs—a move that’s been criticized by harm reduction and criminal justice reform advocates.  The proposed…

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  • This income-paying asset could be poised to rise in 2024

    This income-paying asset could be poised to rise in 2024

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    With interest rates expected to come down in 2024, real estate — a sector beloved for its steady income payments — could see upside in the new year. The real estate sector in the S & P 500 ended 2023 with a gain of more than 8%, sharply underperforming the broad market index’s 24% advance.…

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  • University of California poised to buy former Westside Pavilion

    University of California poised to buy former Westside Pavilion

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    The University of California appears poised to buy the former Westside Pavilion, which was once one of L.A.’s hottest malls but later converted to office space for rent to companies such as Google, according to state records and two real estate sources with knowledge of the deal. One of the sources, who was not authorized…

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  • Turkey votes again, with Erdoğan poised to extend his rule – POLITICO

    Turkey votes again, with Erdoğan poised to extend his rule – POLITICO

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    Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Turkey goes to the polls Sunday in one of the most significant elections in the world this year, with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan well placed to extend his hold on power. He faces Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of an opposition coalition, who underperformed opinion…

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  • LA’s Star Garden strippers are poised to unionize : NPR

    LA’s Star Garden strippers are poised to unionize : NPR

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    Strippers react to their colleagues addressing the crowd at a rally in support of dancers from the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar in North Hollywood, Calif., in August. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Strippers react to their colleagues addressing the crowd at a rally in support of dancers…

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