Fighting between Afghan forces, Taliban intensifies: Live news

Three provinces in southern and western Afghanistan facing ‘critical’ security situations, the Afghan army says.Three provinces in southern and western Afghanistan are facing “critical” security situations as fighting intensifies between the Taliban and Afghan forces, the Afghan army says. Fighting in the war-torn South Asian country has escalated as the United States and NATO troops…

Not So Fast: Connecticut Unions Say Vaccine Mandates Must Be Negotiated

Connecticut’s public sector unions say any potential state mandates for coronavirus vaccinations must be negotiated at the bargaining table. The Connecticut Examiner reported Saturday the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 4, which represents 30,000 Connecticut residents, said in a statement: It is our position that employers must bargain the impact…

Bipartisan ‘Infrastructure’ Bill Allows Feds to Bypass ‘Buy American’ Rules, Outsource U.S. Manufacturing

An infrastructure package, crafted by a group of Senate Democrats and Republicans and first obtained by Breitbart News, would allow federal bureaucrats to bypass “Buy American” requirements for projects funded by the legislation. The bill requires, no later than 180 days after its enactment, the heads of federal agencies to ensure that “none of the funds…

‘Infrastructure’ Bill Caters to ‘Climate Change’ with State-Mandated Carbon Reduction Programs

Obscured in more than 2,700 pages of the U.S. Senate’s so-called bipartisan “infrastructure” bill is a plan for state-mandated carbon reduction programs. The text, which Breitbart News exclusively obtained from U.S. Senate sources not authorized to leak it, details how the federal government would mandate states to craft “Green New Deal”-style programs in partnership with local metropolitan…

Olympic Medical and Science Official Insists ‘Everyone Agrees’ Trans Women Are Real Women

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and Science Director Dr. Richard Budgett recently claimed that the science is settled and “everyone agrees that trans women are women” as he praised New Zealand trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard. Budgett spoke about Hubbard at a press conference on Friday and hailed Hubbard for exhibiting “courage and tenacity.” Hubbard is…

Dick Morris: Delta Variant Bad for Biden’s Ratings –

During an interview that aired Sunday on New York WABC 770 AM radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris weighed in President Joe Biden’s polling numbers. After noting to host John Catsimatidis that Biden’s approval ratings are “dropping precipitously,” Morris placed the blame at the feet of the coronavirus’ Delta variant, which…