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AllAfrica.com
'Can Zuma Be Impeached?' - Indonesian MPsA delegation of Indonesian MPs visiting Parliament on Friday asked the Constitu
'Can Zuma Be Impeached?' - Indonesian MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
A delegation of Indonesian MPs visiting Parliament on Friday asked the Constitutional Review Committee if President Jacob Zuma can be impeached. The Indonesian MPs were visiting guests of the committee this week, having asked earlier this month to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional MPs Resume Arusha Sittingsto take a look at the latest audit report of the EAC finances. According to a
Regional MPs Resume Arusha Sittings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
to take a look at the latest audit report of the EAC finances. According to a press release, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) resumes its Sessions in Arusha, Tanzania, next week. The First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Awkward!The most awkward moment in the Senate’s recent history was when Senator Leila D
Awkward!
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
The most awkward moment in the Senate’s recent history was when Senator Leila De Lima, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights led the probe on drug suspects’ extrajudicial killings. A few days before the probe, she was... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Why California is struggling to craft a fair, forward-looking way to assess public schoolsFifth grader Sandy Salgado, 10, shows State Superintendent of Public Instructio
Why California is struggling to craft a fair, forward-looking way to assess public schools
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Fifth grader Sandy Salgado, 10, shows State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson how she uses CoralDRAW program in her iSTEAM lab class during a tour of Bing Wong Elementary School in San Bernardino Friday. Rachel Luna/Staff... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California's new climate bill may dampen growth but it won't cripple the economyCalifornia’s landmark climate bill, passed by the Assembly this week, has earne
California's new climate bill may dampen growth but it won't cripple the economy
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
California’s landmark climate bill, passed by the Assembly this week, has earned the ire of business groups that say it will cripple their industries. The law will not be a moneymaker for everyone, but it probably won’t wreak havoc on the economy... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Can Zuma be impeached?' Indonesian MPs ask Parly committee2016-08-26 15:27 President Jacob Zuma. (AFP) Cape Town – A delegation of Indo
'Can Zuma be impeached?' Indonesian MPs ask Parly committee
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
2016-08-26 15:27 President Jacob Zuma. (AFP) Cape Town – A delegation of Indonesian MPs visiting Parliament on Friday asked the Constitutional Review Committee if President Jacob Zuma can... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
2016 local municipal filing statements |Forest Lake Times has begun running filing statements for candidates in local r
2016 local municipal filing statements |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 3 days ago
Forest Lake Times has begun running filing statements for candidates in local races. As per the notice in the newspaper and online, all statements received by the Aug. 22 deadline will be run in one issue free of charge. Candidates may still submit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Judiciary Goes On Trialand after all the legal and social rites, the couple retired to their house. At
When Judiciary Goes On Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and after all the legal and social rites, the couple retired to their house. At night time, as the man joined his wife on bed and attempted to consummate the relationship, the wife withdrew from under the pillow, a court paper, an injunction... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Assembly sends second climate-change measure to governorSecuring the second piece of a two-part climate change package, California Asse
Assembly sends second climate-change measure to governor
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Securing the second piece of a two-part climate change package, California Assembly members on Wednesday passed a bill intended to increase oversight of the state’s powerful Air Resources Board and recalibrate climate policies toward poor... Read more
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The Mercury News
California climate change companion bill approved by Assembly panel.SACRAMENTO -- One day after the state Assembly approved a bill extending Califo
California climate change companion bill approved by Assembly panel.
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- One day after the state Assembly approved a bill extending California's greenhouse gas reduction targets, a legislative panel endorsed a companion piece that would establish new transparency and equity standards for the California Air... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupAug. 23 San Diego Union-Tribune on teacher tenure laws: Are California laws o
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
Aug. 23 San Diego Union-Tribune on teacher tenure laws: Are California laws on teacher tenure and teacher seniority rights constitutional, contrary to a 2014 ruling by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu? Yes, that's the upshot of Monday's... Read more
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Officer.com
California Police Body Camera Legislation BlockedSACRAMENTO, California -- The California legislative session will end without a
California Police Body Camera Legislation Blocked
Officer.com / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO, California -- The California legislative session will end without any action on the contentious issue of access to body camera footage and other police records after a final surviving measure was held in committee Tuesday. Assembly Bill... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers block police body camera legislationThe California legislative session will end without any action on the contentio
California lawmakers block police body camera legislation
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
The California legislative session will end without any action on the contentious issue of access to body camera footage and other police records after a final surviving measure was held in committee Tuesday. Assembly Bill 2611, which would have... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
GOP block of charter evaluations could cost state $71 million grant The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
GOP block of charter evaluations could cost state $71 million grant
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Legislative... Read more
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Orange County Register
Polluting board with state appointeesWhen Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts, seen as a swing vote on the court, shi
Polluting board with state appointees
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
When Supreme Court Justice Owen Roberts, seen as a swing vote on the court, shifted his allegiance and rendered the deciding vote to uphold the constitutionality of a state minimum wage law in the court’s 1937 West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Uhuru Warns Rio Officials of Stern ActionPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday weighed in on Kenya's performance at the Rio
President Uhuru Warns Rio Officials of Stern Action
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday weighed in on Kenya's performance at the Rio Olympics, congratulating the country's athletes for a job well done while promising to take stern action against blundering team officials. He said the incompetence in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East African Community in Financial CrisisArusha — The East African Community is reported to be in deep financial crisis
East African Community in Financial Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Arusha — The East African Community is reported to be in deep financial crisis as the Regional Parliament is resuming its session here this week to address the situation. The East African Legislative Assembly is embarking for its First Meeting of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Muthambi Speaks Out On Planned PicketCape Town — Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the planned picket outs
Minister Muthambi Speaks Out On Planned Picket
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Cape Town — Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the planned picket outside her department's head office in Pretoria today by the Right to Know Campaign is aimed at silencing her from driving media transformation in the country. "It is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Revenue Alone Cannot Support DevelopmentProfessor Paul Buah-Bassuah of the University of Cape Coast and Chairman for th
Oil Revenue Alone Cannot Support Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Professor Paul Buah-Bassuah of the University of Cape Coast and Chairman for the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has called on government to invest into other sectors as the revenues from oil alone cannot sustain the country's... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta NDP plans to impose leadership fundraising cap 'unsual,' says Tory brassCandidates for the Progressive Conservative leadership will face no limit on ho
Alberta NDP plans to impose leadership fundraising cap 'unsual,' says Tory brass
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Candidates for the Progressive Conservative leadership will face no limit on how much they can spend in the race — unless the NDP government decides to impose a cap in provincial legislation. The PC board will meet Saturday with the intent of... Read more
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dna
Jung v/s Kejriwal: Delhi HC verdict has erroneously turned back the constitutional clockThe recent verdict by the Delhi High Court declaring that the National Capital
Jung v/s Kejriwal: Delhi HC verdict has erroneously turned back the constitutional clock
dna / Posted 7 days ago
The recent verdict by the Delhi High Court declaring that the National Capital Territory of Delhi continues to be a Union Territory and the Lieutenant Governor is its administrative head must make each one of us, irrespective of our political... Read more
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Orange County Register
District of Choice reauthorization bill deserved to advanceIn an instance of destructive inaction, the chair of a state Assembly committee
District of Choice reauthorization bill deserved to advance
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
In an instance of destructive inaction, the chair of a state Assembly committee doomed a school-choice program that has worked well for 22 years. State Sen. Bob Huff’s Senate Bill 1432 would have extended the California School District of Choice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EALA Ready to Sit in Arusha Next WeekThe East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) resumes its Sessions in Arusha, Ta
EALA Ready to Sit in Arusha Next Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) resumes its Sessions in Arusha, Tanzania, next week. The First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Third Assembly takes place from Monday, August 22nd 2016 to Friday, September 2nd 2016. The Assembly is... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Transparency at BPDThe Department of Justice's massive report on the failings of the Baltimore pol
Transparency at BPD
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of Justice's massive report on the failings of the Baltimore police is breathtaking in its scope and specificity — something that was only possible because federal investigators had unfettered access to information that would otherwise... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Speaker must guarantee flexibility on ToRs: Aitzaz AhsanISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan –
Speaker must guarantee flexibility on ToRs: Aitzaz Ahsan
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan – representing the joint opposition – on Wednesday said that National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq must guarantee that the centre would show flexibility on the terms of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reps Lack Power to Insert Projects Into Budget - SERAPAbuja — The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told t
Reps Lack Power to Insert Projects Into Budget - SERAP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Abuja — The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara that there is absolutely no constitutional provisions that grant members or leaders the power to insert projects... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Will key schools bills survive as Legislature’s final days tick away?The Legislature has less than three weeks to act on important remaining educati
Will key schools bills survive as Legislature’s final days tick away?
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
The Legislature has less than three weeks to act on important remaining education bills. Many of the major education bills that were introduced at the start of the year, such as teacher evaluation reforms, either have died or, like more money for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Democratic lawmaker blasts Gov. Haslam for push to privatizeGov. Haslam and his administration is willing to sell anything that isn't naile
Democratic lawmaker blasts Gov. Haslam for push to privatize
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Gov. Haslam and his administration is willing to sell anything that isn't nailed down in state government. Rep. John Ray Clemmons, D-Nashville NASHVILLE — A Democratic lawmaker is criticizing what he describes as the "secretive" process being used... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislative Agenda for Climate ChangeStakeholders recently met in Abuja at a roundtable organised by the National As
Legislative Agenda for Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Stakeholders recently met in Abuja at a roundtable organised by the National Assembly Joint Committee on Climate Change to discuss feasible steps towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement, in order to mitigate against the effects of climate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Justify Budget Padding Is to Place Reps Interest Above Nigeria, Serap Tells DogaraAgainst the background of allegations of budget padding and abuse of public tru
To Justify Budget Padding Is to Place Reps Interest Above Nigeria, Serap Tells Dogara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Against the background of allegations of budget padding and abuse of public trust by the leadership of the House of Representatives, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House of Reps Has No Power to Insert Projects in Budget, Serap Tells DogaraAgainst the background of allegations of budget padding and abuse of public tru
House of Reps Has No Power to Insert Projects in Budget, Serap Tells Dogara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Against the background of allegations of budget padding and abuse of public trust by the leadership of the House of Representatives, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Compensate Victims of Mass KillingsBeirut — Egypt's parliament should pass a transitional justice law establishing
Compensate Victims of Mass Killings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Beirut — Egypt's parliament should pass a transitional justice law establishing a new, impartial investigation into the mass killings of protesters in 2013, that will lead to accountability and fair compensation for victims' families. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appropriation Bill Lacks Transparency - DogaraBy Adebiyi Adedapo and Jonathan Nda-Isaiah Speaker of the House of Representat
Appropriation Bill Lacks Transparency - Dogara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
By Adebiyi Adedapo and Jonathan Nda-Isaiah Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has asserted that no member of the National Assembly can be investigated or charged to court for performing his or her constitutional duty. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
California’s foster care prescribers fuel the medication of vulnerable kids with antipsychoticsDr. Allan McDonald, a Los Angeles psychiatrist who landed among the highest pre
California’s foster care prescribers fuel the medication of vulnerable kids with antipsychotics
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Dr. Allan McDonald, a Los Angeles psychiatrist who landed among the highest prescribers of antipsychotics, said doctors can use more scrutiny: “We tend to operate in isolation.” (Walt Mancini/Southern California News Group) Editor’s Note: Southern... Read more
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The Signal
Crowded field emerges for Santa Clarita City Council race– some experienced, some completely inexperienced – as two seats are up for gra
Crowded field emerges for Santa Clarita City Council race
The Signal / Posted 17 days ago
– some experienced, some completely inexperienced – as two seats are up for grabs in the city’s first-ever general election council race. Incumbents TimBen Boydston and Bob Kellar both filed shortly before Friday’s deadline. Kenneth Dean, Alan... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupMercury News on legislation addressing the overmedication of foster children:
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
Mercury News on legislation addressing the overmedication of foster children: Since 2014, this newspaper has been working to expose the harm done to foster children by doctors' improper use of powerful antipsychotic drugs to control their patients'... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Proposition 54 would bring better transparency to SacramentoAs a former chairman of the Assembly Rules Committee and its Office of Planning
Proposition 54 would bring better transparency to Sacramento
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
As a former chairman of the Assembly Rules Committee and its Office of Planning and Research, I consider myself well versed in the process of passing legislation in California. But I also know that there is simply a need for better... Read more
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Inquirier.net
California youth leaders rally for police and education reformsAssembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys of Men of Color Chairs, Rob Bon
California youth leaders rally for police and education reforms
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys of Men of Color Chairs, Rob Bonta, the first Filipino American member of the State Legislature (left) and Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. (right), addressing youth questions. CONTRIBUTED SACRAMENTO,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget Padding Controversy Will Dogora, Jibrin Get Soft Landing?The Intervention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the budget padding c
Budget Padding Controversy Will Dogora, Jibrin Get Soft Landing?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Intervention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the budget padding crisis currently rocking the House of Representatives and Speaker Yakubu Dogara's visit to President Muhammadu Buhari may create avenue for soft landing for the indicted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lamu County Puts Coal-Fired Power Plant On HoldThe Lamu County Assembly has rejected an environmental and social impact assess
Lamu County Puts Coal-Fired Power Plant On Hold
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Lamu County Assembly has rejected an environmental and social impact assessment report by investors on a proposed Sh200 billion coal-fired power plant. The assembly wants the project owners to come up with a resettlement plan for residents who... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10742RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10742, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS
Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10742
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 20 days ago
RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10742, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN REFORM ACT OF 2015” INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS SECTION 1. Title. – These Rules and Regulations shall be known as The Implementing Rules and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-East Faces Humanitarian Crisisstate, north-east Nigeria, suffering from lack of food, clean water and medical
North-East Faces Humanitarian Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
state, north-east Nigeria, suffering from lack of food, clean water and medical care. They are the most tragic manifestation of the humanitarian fallout of the Boko Haram insurgency and the state response to it, a crisis that now impacts the lives... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestSchimel said last week he learned that a local chapter of a labor union informe
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Schimel said last week he learned that a local chapter of a labor union informed an employee that the state's right-to-work law (Act 1), which forbids forced payments to labor organizations, is void and unenforceable. "This is a flagrant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundi's Ban On Rwandan Products to be ProbedThe East African Legislative Assembly plans to launch an independent investigat
Burundi's Ban On Rwandan Products to be Probed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
The East African Legislative Assembly plans to launch an independent investigation into Burundi's recent decision to ban Rwanda's products entering its market. The findings will inform the assembly and the Heads of State in the region on possible... Read more
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The Space Review
Scrutinizing NASA’s exploration effortsNeither of the two major party candidates for president, Hillary Clinton and Do
Scrutinizing NASA’s exploration efforts
The Space Review / Posted 21 days ago
Neither of the two major party candidates for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, have offered many details about what changes, if any, they would make to NASA’s major programs if elected (see “The one space policy question for the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: North-eastern Nigeria and Conflict’s Humanitarian Fallout?The insurgency itself, the aggressive military response to it, and the lack of
ICG: North-eastern Nigeria and Conflict’s Humanitarian Fallout?
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
The insurgency itself, the aggressive military response to it, and the lack of effective assistance, both national and international, to those caught up in the conflict threaten to create an endless cycle of violence and depredation. Unless efforts... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Stakes grow in Malloy's 3rd challenge of watchdogs' autonomy Posted Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM Posted Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM Starting with
Stakes grow in Malloy's 3rd challenge of watchdogs' autonomy
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
Posted Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM Posted Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:55 PM Starting with his first budget, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has tried to limit the fiscal independence of the watchdog agencies... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco moneyWhat do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall hav
California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco money
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
What do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall have in common? They’re Democrats among a slew of California lawmakers who have accepted money from tobacco companies. Tobacco industry donors have given at least $1.6... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When the Ghosts Go Marching OnBecause I know my readers very well, the expectation would most likely be that
When the Ghosts Go Marching On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Because I know my readers very well, the expectation would most likely be that today, I will go after the PADDINGtons in the House of Representatives. But like my brother, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, I believe it is better to maintain a "dignified... Read more
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SKY News
Claims Of A 'Coup' In UKIP Leadership RaceThe decision has triggered allegations of a "coup" to change the direction of t
Claims Of A 'Coup' In UKIP Leadership Race
SKY News / Posted 26 days ago
The decision has triggered allegations of a "coup" to change the direction of the party after the departure of Nigel Farage, who backed Mr Woolfe, and tipped UKIP into civil war. The party's National Executive Committee said a "clear majority" of... Read more
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