The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the site directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister has said – a move that would enrage local fishermen.
More than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water has accumulated at the plant since it was struck by a tsunami in March 2011, triggering a triple meltdown that forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents.
A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says he supports getting rid of higher education because he argues it would cut off the “liberal breeding ground.”
A conservative television network sued Rachel Maddow for more than $10 million on Monday for calling it “paid Russian propaganda.”
One America News filed the federal defamation suit in San Diego.
The small, family-owned network based in San Diego is challenging Fox News for conservative cable and satellite TV viewers and has received favorable tweets from President Donald Trump.
- Tonight, voters in North Carolina will elect new members of Congress in a pair of special elections. The most hotly contested is in the historically conservative 9th Congressional District, where a do-over was ordered after a scheme to steal the election by operatives working for last year’s Republican nominee was unmasked. Marine veteran Dan McCready, who very nearly won in 2018, is running once more for the Democrats, while Republicans have nominated state Sen. Dan Bishop, the author of North Carolina’s notorious anti-LGBTQ “bathroom bill.”Polls close at 7:30 PM ET, and we’ll be covering the results live at Daily Kos Elections, so come join us to see if Democrats can keep the midterm’s blue wave going and flip one more seat!
On today’s Kagro in the Morning show: The Perv-A-Lago Chinese spy story, uh… continues. Speaking of spies, US officials feared Trump would out one embedded in the Russian gov’t. Speaking of Russia, their troll game is evolving. Trump tries to deny the Prestwick deal he tweeted about.
RadioPublic|LibSyn|YouTube|Patreon|Square Cash (Share code: Send $5, get $5!)