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United Nations votes to close Haiti peacekeeping mission

MINUSTAH was created by the Council in the aftermath of the 2004 resignation of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide as the country, rocked riots and insurgencies, plunged into chaos. "What do we say to these kids?" Sandra Honore, the United Nations envoy for Haiti, said on Tuesday that the improved political outlook in Haiti, which she said was the result of elections in the country, had opened "a ... Continua a leggere...

Liberals introduce plan to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018

The Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) is very pleased that the Trudeau government is moving forward with legalizing the production and sale of recreational cannabis with the introduction of the Cannabis Act today. Continua a leggere...

Chicago says it'll push on with police reforms

Chicago says it'll push on with police reforms BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge refused Wednesday to delay a hearing on a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, calling the Trump administration's request a "burden and inconvenience". It was the result of months of negotiations after a federal report released in August found that the city's 2,600-member police department routinely violated black residents' civil rig... Continua a leggere...

'It's So Phony': Sanders Slammed Clinton's 'I'm With Her' Slogan, Book Reveals

'It's So Phony': Sanders Slammed Clinton's 'I'm With Her' Slogan, Book Reveals As results in key states like Pennsylvania and Wisconsin went against her, Mr Obama called Mrs Clinton and said: "You need to concede". When the announcement came that Trump had won, most of the news was centered around that and what a Trump-led America would look like. Continua a leggere...

24 die in Philippines accident

24 die in Philippines accident Senior police official Robert de Guzman said bystanders saw the speeding bus fall into the ravine. Cano says the rest of the passengers were retrieved by rescuers and taken to a hospital mostly with serious injuries. The top of the vehicle appeared to have been ripped off, he added. "The road is really risky". Image: Emergency services at the scene. In February, the brakes failed on a sigh... Continua a leggere...

British PM May calls for early election on June 8

British PM May calls for early election on June 8 May said in her announcement that "there can be no turning back" on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, something she herself had campaigned against before last year's referendum. "We've got more members than we've ever had before, we've paid off all our debts to the party, we don't have any mortgages, we are in a very strong, organised position". Continua a leggere...

Uccide tre persone davanti ad una chiesa cattolica

Uccide tre persone davanti ad una chiesa cattolica Lo riferiscono i media americani secondo cui l'omicida sarebbe il trentanovenne afroamericano Kori Ali Mihammad , già ricercato per una sparatoria in cui è rimasta uccisa una guardia giovedì scorso davanti a un motel. Dyer ha riportato che Muhammad ha espresso odio verso i bianchi e il governo. Nel corso di una conferenza stampa la polizia ha spiegato come al momento tutte le piste siano se... Continua a leggere...

Search for Missing Migrant Rights Activist Begins in US, Mexico

Search for Missing Migrant Rights Activist Begins in US, Mexico The father of four said he was stranded on the side of a busy highway on his way to Puebla , which is about 80 miles south-east of Mexico City. Last Thursday afternoon, he posted a video on Facebook, saying that unidentified marauders had threatened him. Continua a leggere...

FY2018 H-1B Lottery Held for 199000 Petitions

In some cases, outsourcing firms flood the system with applicants, obtaining visas for foreign workers and then contracting them out to tech companies. Lawrence said it will be hard to know what contributed to lower numbers until there's more data . The agency will continue to process petitions that are exempt from the cap, it said on Monday. Continua a leggere...

Egg-citing Easter hunt at the bird park

Egg-citing Easter hunt at the bird park The Easter bunny arrived in a horse-drawn carriage, inviting countless photos by smart-phone wielding parents. A dozen plastic eggs were "golden eggs" with certificates redeemable for prizes, including free time at Deer Creek Courts, a three-foot stuffed bunny, slip 'n slide toys, water balloon launchers and for one victor, a family pass to the city's Hidden Creek Aquapark. Continua a leggere...

Governor names lawmaker as new state treasurer

Governor names lawmaker as new state treasurer Jacob LaTurner had been selected for the position. "Jake LaTurner is a dedicated public servant with a keen intellect who will serve the people of Kansas well", Brownback said during a brief news conference announcing LaTurner's appointment. Continua a leggere...

A Special Win for Republicans

Republican Ron Estes will be the next Congressman from Kansas following his victory Tuesday in a special election for the fourth district. The next electoral test will be in the Atlanta suburbs, where Democrats are spending heavily to elect Jon Ossoff to the seat vacated by Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price. Continua a leggere...

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Under the legislation, a motion for an election ahead of schedule must be backed by two thirds of the 650 seat lower House of Commons, including vacant seats. The ICM/Guardian poll of 1,000 people put Conservative support at 46 percent, with Labour on 25 percent and the Liberal Democrats on 11 percent. If Western democracies have learnt anything over the past year, it is that elections are unp... Continua a leggere...

United Nations staff held by South Sudan refugees in Congo released safely

About 530 former rebels from South Sudan are living in the Munigi camp, just outside of Goma, after fleeing across the border when fighting flared in the South Sudanese capital of Juba in July. Most are part of the opposition movement of South Sudan's former vice president, Riek Machar, and fled fighting with South Sudan forces loyal to President Salva Kiir that erupted in the capital, Juba. Continua a leggere...

Theresa May's Snap Election: What You Need To Know

Theresa May's Snap Election: What You Need To Know The EU said today it did not expect negotiating guidelines for Britain's exit from the bloc to be affected by the British government's call for an early general election. "There are divisions inside the Conservative Party, but the opposition is probably even more divided on the subject and she's probably banking that so long as this remains the central issue, the Labour Party will not be capable o... Continua a leggere...

ABC's Jon Karl to Spicer: Will Trump Ever Release His Tax Returns?

ABC's Jon Karl to Spicer: Will Trump Ever Release His Tax Returns? The demonstrations were timed to coincide with "Tax Day", April 15, which is traditionally the deadline for taxpayers to submit their annual returns to the U.S. Though there is now no real motivation for Trump to release his tax records , it is clear that it is an issue that is and will continue to be very important to the American people. Continua a leggere...

Spain's PM called as witness in Popular Party corruption trial

Spain's PM called as witness in Popular Party corruption trial The appearance, on a date yet to be decided, will be embarrassing for Rajoy, who has sought to distance himself from a string of corruption scandals surrounding his party. After taking his share, he would allegedly give politicians involved in awarding contracts some of the money too. Further complicating matters, Barcenas claimed in 2013 that part of that money went into a secret party slush f... Continua a leggere...

Theresa May to seek snap election for 8 June

Theresa May says she wants a general election to take place on 8 June. Mrs Ansell said, "I fully support the Prime Minister's announcement, which in recent weeks has become inevitable because of other political parties making it clear they would either reverse or frustrate the Government's Brexit plan at Westminster". Continua a leggere...

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally US Vice President Mike Pence (L) shakes hands with Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso (R) following their joint press conference at the prime ministers official residence in Tokyo on April 18, 2017. It kicked off, on March 6, with North Korea's firing of four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan (also known as the East Sea) in what Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo A... Continua a leggere...

Kabul defends USA dropping mega-bomb on IS hideouts

A Pentagon spokesman said US forces would not release an official statement on potential damage or casualties caused by the strike, which was carried out in the Achin district of Nangahar province Thursday night. The dead included the brother of the late IS leader Hafiz Saeed, who was killed in a United States air strike previous year, officials said. John Nicholson, has instructed the Air Force... Continua a leggere...


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