Venezuela orders shutdown of maritime border with 3 islands

January 9, 2018

according to Color of Change. Meanwhile, white-hot households make up only 17 percentage of low-income people while they officially represent 66 percent of the country’s low-income population. Kweli, which entails “truth” in Swahili, aims to tell all sides of the black experience. In order for content to be featured on KweliTV, the the main persona needs to be of African descent and “not the sidekick, the friend of the fair…

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Saudi-led airstrikes kill 68 civilians in one day of Yemen’s ‘absurd’ war

January 3, 2018

United Nations condemn mounting casualties after intensive air campaigns and says conflict has no military solution Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two air raid by the Saudi-led coalition in one day, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has said, as he condemned what he described as” an absurd and futile conflict “. Jamie McGoldrick’s unusually direct criticism came in an update citing initial reports from the UN human rights…

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Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill 109 Civilians In Yemen In 10 Days

January 1, 2018

The fighting is futile and ridiculou, U.N. inhabitant coordinator Jamie McGoldrick said, in extraordinarily direct criticism of the campaign being waged by the coalition against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement. Citing initial reports from the U.N. human rights field office, a statement by McGoldrick said air strikes reached a crowded marketplace in the Al Hayma sub-district of Attazziah in Taiz governorate on Tuesday, killing 54 and injuring 32. On the same…

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From Bitcoin to Belize, Here Are Best and Worst Assets of 2017

December 30, 2017

It was a great year to maintain bitcoin, but a bad time to have been invested in the Uzbek soum. As 2017 gales to a open, a look at the wins and losers around the globe would point out that, broadly speaking, the riskiest resources performed well, with bullish feeling on display in stocks, emerging-market monarches and corporate debt. Securities generally seen as the safest and least volatile wagers —…

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Two women allege Al Franken touched their buttocks at campaign events

November 28, 2017

Minnesota Democrat not seen in public since first accusations says of new assertions its difficult to respond to anonymous accusers Two more women have alleged inappropriate behavior by the Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, “says hes” touched their buttocks during campaign occurrences in his first run for the US Senate. The ladies spoke to Huffington Post on condition of anonymity, saying the events occurred in Minneapolis in 2007 and 2008. In…

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The Latest on the Political Turmoil in Zimbabwe

November 26, 2017

Harare, Zimbabwe( AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil( all times neighbourhood ): 11: 15 p.m. The director flog of Zimbabwe’s governing party says “I don’t see us failing to proceed with the impeachment” of President Robert Mugabe. Told by the party’s Central Committee to step down by midday Monday or face impeachment, Mugabe amazed the country Sunday night with an address on state-run television that did not announce…

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Meet Zimbabwes New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

November 24, 2017

Seeing Zimbabweans applaud the end of Robert Mugabe’s disastrous 37 -year rule, it’s seducing to join in their exultation. Mugabe governed ruthlessly, quashing all opponent. Acquiring one of Africa’s wealthiest and most developed countries upon its independence in 1980, he impoverished it through the process of implementing a Marxist-style command economy. The convulsion, 20 years later, of productive white-owned farms and their transference to political cronies led to widespread starvation…

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Mugabe Hangs Tough, But Zimbabwes Army is Tightening the Noose

November 22, 2017

Updated 9:45 a.m. ET, November 17, 2017 In the wake of a military takeover, President Robert Mugabe appears to be withstanding calls to vacate as the talks between the army and the aging president are underway. And the military forces appears to be giving him some chamber to leave with dignity–if indeed he retires at all. On Friday, Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony in his first public appearance since…

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Inside the minds of American mass shooters

November 11, 2017

Since 1966, mass shootings have resulted regularly in the US. Attackers are links between frequent mental health problems and access to guns While nearly anything, including human hands, may be used to kill, the handgun is created for the specific purpose of killing a living creature. Gun-love can be akin to non-chemical cravings like gambling or hoarding, either of which can have devastating effects, principally economic, but carnage, suicide, accidental…

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Iceland’s president asks opposition Left-Greens to form coalition

November 5, 2017

President takes unusual stair of requesting commander of second largest party to shape alliance following Saturdays click general election Iceland’s president has asked the leader of the Left-Green Movement, Katrin Jakobsdottir, to form a new government, although it called the election in September after less than a year in bureau as a scandal involving “his fathers” prompted a government friend to drop out of his ruling coalition. ” I have…

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As Trump turns his back on the world, the stage is set for President Xi | Larry Elliott

October 27, 2017

The newly emboldened Chinese president will exploit US isolationism, writes Larry Elliott, the Guardian economics editor It was a symbolic minute. High in the Swiss Alps, before an audience of the super-rich gathered for their annual shindig in Davos, China’s Xi Jinping the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong. But his tough path on anything that smackings of dissent at home has been is in accordance with a much…

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This Is What Americans Are Most Afraid Of In 2017

October 13, 2017

Americans, like the countries of the world, are afraid of many things- and like many emotional answers, they aren’t ever logical. Last time, one survey suggested that more Americans are afraid of jesters than they are of terrorist attacks, economic breakdown, biological warfare, climate change issues, and even death itself. This was just a single survey, though, and according to Chapman University’s fourth annual Survey of American Fears, the dishonesty…

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Senate approves initial aid to Harvey victims after Trump’s deal with Democrats

October 1, 2017

Deal passed 80 -1 7 would increase borrowing limit and retain government running for three more months, but fiscal cliff still looms The Senate has approved the first ripple of natural disasters assistance- a $15.3 bn aid package- to the region were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey as part of a agreed to a three-month expansion on the debt ceiling and government funding, a move that angered the president’s own party,…

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Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis Grows in Maria’s Wake

September 28, 2017

All of Puerto Rico has lost electricity. Entire townships are swamped in the spate. Streets have become rivers and trees have mashed homes. Hurricane Maria is Puerto Rico’s Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to visit small island developing and proclaimed Puerto Rico a disaster zone, which helps clear the way for federal assistance. Photographer: Alex Wroblewski/ Getty Images Puerto Rico has been” perfectly obliterated” by Maria, Trump told reporters…

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Corbyn: It’s right to plan for run on pound

September 27, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your machine Media captionJohn McDonnell: We have to scenario-plan so people know we’re ready Jeremy Corbyn says it is “right to look at all these scenarios” after his shadow chancellor suggested that there could be a run on the pound if Labour went into government. John McDonnell said Labour was doing “war-game-type scenario-planning” for occurrences such as “a run on the pound”. He built the…

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Puerto Rico Tries to Recover as Burst Dam Imperils Thousands

September 27, 2017

In San Juan, it was as if Hurricane Maria left everyone to fend for themselves. Two days after Maria made, energy and mobile phone service was nonexistent in the capital city and across most of Puerto Rico, which was already fastening under the financial fallout from the nation’s largest municipal insolvency. On Friday, San Juan’s main arteries were cut off by waist-high ponds of filthy water and dangerous pilings of…

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Pope Francis injured while riding in popemobile in Colombia

September 21, 2017

Concluding trip-up to Colombia, pope entreaties to people to untie the knots of violence after 50 -year civil war Pope Francis, his eye bandaged and blackened after an accident in the popemobile, wrapped up his trip to Colombia on Sunday appealing to the country to” untie the knots of violence” after a 50 -year civil war. His last day in the two countries got off to a rocky start when…

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Libertarianism is not what you think

September 14, 2017

Pew Research CenterThat same poll found that 23 percent of Americans did not know what libertarianism was. Part of the reason that the term induces such distraction is the fact that it joins a wide variety of perspectives, ranging from anarchistic left to the conservatives for the human rights. Libertarianism, most simply, promotes the absolute and inherent liberty of private individuals. These liberties involve no justification and expanded to freedom…

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Trump’s corporate tax plan will add trillions to US debt, report finds

September 8, 2017

Trump has argued that a lower tax onu will help create more jobs. But a new study argues reduce the number of corporate tax rates is unnecessary and costly Donald Trump’s plans to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20% will result in a revenue loss of$ 3tn to$ 7tn for all federal departments over a decade and are unlikely to create the promised boom in tasks, according…

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What are Donald Trump’s options for solving the North Korea crisis?

September 7, 2017

De-escalating Kim Jong-uns nuclear menace through force, sanctions or talks will require the US to navigate its tricky relationship with China In the wake of North Korea’s sixth and joint US-South Korea military exercises, an idea the US has rejected. Donald Trump has swum three hypothesis as a candidate and later US president to deal with the crisis: military ten-strikes, penalise China economically and direct talks. War US defence secretary…

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