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She said: “I was told that at the reshuffle meeting in Downing Street that ‘Muslimness’ was raised as an ‘issue’, that there were concerns ‘that I wasn’t loyal to the party as I didn’t do enough to defend the party against Islamophobia allegations’.”
The leadership election will take place over the summer and the victor will replace Johnson by the party's annual conference in early October, the BBC and others reported.
The foreign secretary beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by 81,326 votes to 60,399, after a summer-long internal contest sparked by Boris Johnson's resignation in July.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a draft agreement which is to be ratified by members of WGA. This was preceded by a 148-day strike, which began on May 2. This was a protest against the use of AI in the work of writers, and giving
The federal government is just days away from a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics as Republicans in the House, fueled by hard-right demands, force a confrontation over federal spending.
The feds are coming after Google. In January, the Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit alleging that the technology giant monopolised the lucrative space of digital advertising. A sure-to-be exhaustive trial underway in the US District Court in Washington is expected to last until November.
A few days before attending a small gathering of friends, I came down with cold, allergy, flu or possibly COVID-19 symptoms. It was at the beginning of what has become a summer surge of COVID-19 cases, and though I had tested negative for COVID-19 twice over 48 hours, I decided it was still better to not attend.