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Channel NewsAsia
Pakistan army launches inquiry into political worker's deathKARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan's army chief on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into t
Pakistan army launches inquiry into political worker's death
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
KARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan's army chief on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the death of a political activist in custody of the paramilitary Rangers force, the first known inquiry since 2013 when Rangers launched a major crime crackdown in the city... Read more
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The Star
Pakistan army launches inquiry into political worker's deathKARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's army chief on Wednesday ordered an inq
Pakistan army launches inquiry into political worker's death
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's army chief on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the death of a political activist in custody of the paramilitary Rangers force, the first known inquiry since 2013 when Rangers launched a major crime crackdown... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Invasion of Farming Communities - Between Cattle Rustlers and Killer HerdsmenJuly 2015, cattle rustling had been a nightmare to cattle rearers across the co
Invasion of Farming Communities - Between Cattle Rustlers and Killer Herdsmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
July 2015, cattle rustling had been a nightmare to cattle rearers across the core Northern states in Nigeria, but it only took a Federal Government directive for the problem to come to national attention. Reportedly acting on a request by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGOs to Contest New CDF LawA group of NGOs will on Wednesday move to court to file a case to challenge the
NGOs to Contest New CDF Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A group of NGOs will on Wednesday move to court to file a case to challenge the legality of the new law on the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) saying it is unconstitutional. The High Court had last year ruled that the CDF was not in line with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We've Busted Fertilizer SyndicateKaduna — The Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday gave an ac
We've Busted Fertilizer Syndicate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kaduna — The Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday gave an account of his 11 months stewardship, saying he scored a major feat by busting a fertilizer racket that made it difficult to get fertilizer to farmers at affordable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond the ICC - How International Criminal Justice Can ThriveThe international criminal justice system has been developing at an exponential
Beyond the ICC - How International Criminal Justice Can Thrive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The international criminal justice system has been developing at an exponential rate; and Africa remains a wellspring of such developments. At the International Criminal Court (ICC), which remains focused mostly on African situations, the first four... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
DePauw Professor McKeown named to ISTEP review panelIndiana Gov. Mike Pence Friday appointed Michelle McKeown, part-time assistant
DePauw Professor McKeown named to ISTEP review panel
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 4 days ago
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Friday appointed Michelle McKeown, part-time assistant professor of education studies at DePauw University and 2003 graduate of DPU, to the ISTEP review panel created by House Enrolled Act 1395 during the 2016 legislative... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Policing surveillance in Palo AltoIn a presentation to the city's Human Relations Commission, police Lt. Zach Per
Policing surveillance in Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
In a presentation to the city's Human Relations Commission, police Lt. Zach Perron lauded the new technology and said that he gets inquiries about it from other police departments nearly every week. "It's remarkable," Perron told the commission.... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
The Maroon Editorial Board Endorses Our CampusThe Maroon Editorial Board endorses Our Campus for Executive Slate. The slate c
The Maroon Editorial Board Endorses Our Campus
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
The Maroon Editorial Board endorses Our Campus for Executive Slate. The slate consists of Chase Woods for president, Paul Drexler for vice president of administration, and Victoria Monteiro for vice president of student affairs. Our Campus has its... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bid to add strings to poor's aid stumblesassistance paid to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients failed to
Bid to add strings to poor's aid stumbles
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
assistance paid to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients failed to clear the Legislature's Joint Budget Committee on Thursday. The committee's 24-14 vote on the amendment, proposed by Rep. Jim Dotson, R-Bentonville, fell five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Justice Minister Pledges to Monitor Nigeria's Foreign TreatiesJustice minister Abubakar Malami says the ministry will attempt to consider set
Justice Minister Pledges to Monitor Nigeria's Foreign Treaties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Justice minister Abubakar Malami says the ministry will attempt to consider setting up an intergovernmental mechanism to monitor all African Union instruments and standards Nigeria is signatory to. Malami said this during talks with the Civil... Read more
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iol.co.za
State plans to license teachersCape Town - Newly qualified teachers will have to obtain a licence to practice
State plans to license teachers
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Cape Town - Newly qualified teachers will have to obtain a licence to practice their profession should a far-reaching proposal by the Department of Basic Education get the green light. But while education role players welcomed the possibility of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence posttried to have approved its choice, Cecil Burgess — a former JSCI chairman, who
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence post
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
tried to have approved its choice, Cecil Burgess — a former JSCI chairman, who also steered through Parliament the Protection of State Information Bill, dubbed the Secrecy Bill. But as approval requires a two-thirds majority in the National... Read more
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The News & Observer
Garner council mulls buying body cameras for next budget cyclepolice could be wearing body cameras as early as January Kennedy: ‘I can’t see
Garner council mulls buying body cameras for next budget cycle
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
police could be wearing body cameras as early as January Kennedy: ‘I can’t see it being anything but quagmire’ Singleton: ‘People think it is going to solve race relations in this country, and this is not the issue that is going solve race... Read more
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The Post-Journal
In Years PastIt was an exciting time for members of the Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical
In Years Past
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
It was an exciting time for members of the Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association. Not only were they awaiting the completion of a new robotic telescope for the Martz Observatory on the outskirts of Frewsburg, but they were also planning a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
108 Exotic Jeeps for SenatorsThe Senate's decision to purchase 108 top end luxury jeeps, ostensibly for the
108 Exotic Jeeps for Senators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Senate's decision to purchase 108 top end luxury jeeps, ostensibly for the use of its "Committee Chairmen" has caused outrage across Nigerian society. The delivery which is coming in spite of controversy surrounding the supply, raises issues of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla Reprimand Letters Should Be Rejected By ParliamentJacob Zuma sent to the Ministers involved in the Nkandla scandal. The letters
Nkandla Reprimand Letters Should Be Rejected By Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Jacob Zuma sent to the Ministers involved in the Nkandla scandal. The letters were an insult to the gravity of the situation and are a clear indication that the President remains uncommitted to fully acknowledging the level of misconduct which was... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
2 Cabinet Execs, Governor suedFARMERS on Monday filed multiple complaints—including murder—against two Cabine
2 Cabinet Execs, Governor sued
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
FARMERS on Monday filed multiple complaints—including murder—against two Cabinet members, high-ranking government officials and more than 90 police and military personnel for the bloody dispersal of a protest in Kidapawan City on April 1. “Charges... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
After Freddie Gray, politics, policing and communities feel the differenceIf firebrand minister Jamal Bryant has his way, the march he plans to lead acro
After Freddie Gray, politics, policing and communities feel the difference
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
If firebrand minister Jamal Bryant has his way, the march he plans to lead across West Baltimore on Sunday will bring the city "to a standstill." Prominent in the protests after the death of Freddie Gray, Bryant is one of many in Baltimore,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
California high-speed-rail officials tinker with $64B planThe board that oversees California's high-speed rail system put off a vote Thur
California high-speed-rail officials tinker with $64B plan
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
The board that oversees California's high-speed rail system put off a vote Thursday on a revised business plan to give state officials more time to assuage lawmakers and citizens upset by the recent decision to first send the train to Northern... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R2K welcomes Pariament's decision on Inspector General of IntelligenceCape Town – The Right2Know campaign on Wednesday welcomed the withdrawal of a r
R2K welcomes Pariament's decision on Inspector General of Intelligence
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town – The Right2Know campaign on Wednesday welcomed the withdrawal of a report recommending former ANC MP Cecil Burgess as a candidate for the next Inspector General of Intelligence. The National Assembly on Wednesday referred the report back... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina - Trade and Industry Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17Davies, DG October and officials of the Department of Trade and Industry, and t
Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina - Trade and Industry Dept Budget Vote NCOP 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Davies, DG October and officials of the Department of Trade and Industry, and the Council of Trade and Industry Institutions (COTII), Honourable Chairperson and the entire Presidium of the National Assembly, I stand here today to discharge my... Read more
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Orange County Register
State high-speed rail officials tinker with $64 billion planSACRAMENTO – The board that oversees California’s high-speed rail system put of
State high-speed rail officials tinker with $64 billion plan
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO – The board that oversees California’s high-speed rail system put off a vote Thursday on a revised business plan to give state officials more time to assuage lawmakers and citizens upset by the recent decision to first send the train to... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
California high-speed rail officials tinker with $64B planSACRAMENTO >> The board that oversees California’s high-speed rail system put o
California high-speed rail officials tinker with $64B plan
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO >> The board that oversees California’s high-speed rail system put off a vote Thursday on a revised business plan to give state officials more time to assuage lawmakers and citizens upset by the recent decision to first send the train to... Read more
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FOX News
Top American official charges U.N. patent organization chief with 'serious violations of national and international law'The top American official at the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Or
Top American official charges U.N. patent organization chief with 'serious violations of national and international law'
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
The top American official at the United Nations’ World Intellectual Property Organization has accused its Director General, Francis Gurry, of “serious misconduct” and “violations of national and international law” in connection with a bizarre series... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Michael Masutha - Office of the Chief Justice Dept Budget Vote 2016-17of the Chief Justice Budget Vote Speech delivered by Minister Michael Masutha,
Minister Michael Masutha - Office of the Chief Justice Dept Budget Vote 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of the Chief Justice Budget Vote Speech delivered by Minister Michael Masutha, Mp (Adv) Minister Of Justice And Correctional Services Let me acknowledge, amongst our esteemed guests in the gallery, Heads of the various courts and Heads of the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
State Assembly committee passes bill aimed at limiting UC nonresident enrollmentA bill that would cap out-of-state enrollment in the UC system is one step clos
State Assembly committee passes bill aimed at limiting UC nonresident enrollment
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 days ago
A bill that would cap out-of-state enrollment in the UC system is one step closer to becoming a law after state lawmakers voted 10-3 Tuesday to move the bill to a committee that will evaluate its financial viability. Amid tension between the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Rally calls for better police practices & school based arrestsAlmost 2,500 people filled Mount Moriah Baptist Church Monday night for the for
Rally calls for better police practices & school based arrests
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
Almost 2,500 people filled Mount Moriah Baptist Church Monday night for the forth annual Nehemiah action rally. Charleston Area Justice Ministry put on the event, calling for better police practices and proper school disciplinary action. They... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Dan Cronin – Chairman, DuPage County BoardDan Cronin, Chairman of the DuPage County Board, appears at the City Club of Ch
City Club of Chicago: Dan Cronin – Chairman, DuPage County Board
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
Dan Cronin, Chairman of the DuPage County Board, appears at the City Club of Chicago, April 18, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) April 18, 2016 Dan Cronin, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin won election to the office of DuPage County Board... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Justice minister gives students strange advice on sexual harassmentIt was billed as a constitutional educational dialogue with pupils from Western
Justice minister gives students strange advice on sexual harassment
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
It was billed as a constitutional educational dialogue with pupils from Western Cape high schools in leafy suburbs, townships and the Cape Flats. But Monday’s discussions on the Constitution, which turns 20 this year, took a rather bizarre turn in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NLC, Falana, CSOs Condemn Senate Over Attempt to Amend CCB/CCT ActBy Omololu Ogunmade, Paul Obi and Gboyega Akinsanmi The Nigerian Labour Congre
NLC, Falana, CSOs Condemn Senate Over Attempt to Amend CCB/CCT Act
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Omololu Ogunmade, Paul Obi and Gboyega Akinsanmi The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana and an advocacy group, Friends in the Gap Advocacy Initiative (FGAI), yesterday condemned the Senate over its attempt to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ethics bills on the move in the Missouri LegislatureIt’s no secret that Missouri has the most lax ethics laws for legislators in th
Ethics bills on the move in the Missouri Legislature
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
It’s no secret that Missouri has the most lax ethics laws for legislators in the country. Ours is the only state without limits on gifts, campaign contributions or a reasonable waiting period before a legislator can become a paid lobbyist. For the... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Anti-BDS bill escapes legislative gridlock | CaliforniaAssemblyman Travis Allen (right), who authored an anti-BDS bill, with a staffer
Anti-BDS bill escapes legislative gridlock | California
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
Assemblyman Travis Allen (right), who authored an anti-BDS bill, with a staffer at the state Assembly’s Office of the Chief Clerk. Photo courtesy of the Office of Travis Allen For more than three months, a bill that would counter the anti-Israel... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
14-year imprisonment linked to terrorism through Internet or mobileISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday approved the Prevention of E
14-year imprisonment linked to terrorism through Internet or mobile
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday approved the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2016, which proposed 14-year imprisonment or Rs50 million fine or both for those linked to terrorism through the Internet or mobile. Penalty of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki won’t seek re-election: “It’s been an honor to serve”clerk MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki announced Wednesday,
Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki won’t seek re-election: “It’s been an honor to serve”
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 20 days ago
clerk MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki announced Wednesday, April 13th that he will not seek re-election this fall. “It has been an honor to serve the people of Milwaukee County these past eight years and I am proud to have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Calls for Multi-Party Parliamentary Committee On Zuma Misleading ParliamentI have written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, requestin
DA Calls for Multi-Party Parliamentary Committee On Zuma Misleading Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
I have written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, requesting the establishment of a multi-party parliamentary committee to investigate whether President Zuma misled Parliament in relation to the upgrades at his Nkandla... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Speaker to consider request for retired judges to probe Zuma’s conductSpeaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete will consider a proposal by the Economic Fre
Speaker to consider request for retired judges to probe Zuma’s conduct
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete will consider a proposal by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for “three retired judges” to compile a report regarding possible disciplinary action President Jacob Zuma for “violating the Constitution”. “The EFF... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Rules Out Including Calabar-Lagos Rail Project in BudgetBy Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Omololu Ogunmade and Seriki Adinoyi The Senate on Tuesda
Senate Rules Out Including Calabar-Lagos Rail Project in Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
By Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Omololu Ogunmade and Seriki Adinoyi The Senate on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of reconsidering the inclusion of the N60 billion Lagos-Calabar rail project in the 2016 budget. Instead the parliament promised to consider it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amata Steps in As Emenechi Bows OutAt a time when Nollywood is in search of plausible frontiers, activities leadin
Amata Steps in As Emenechi Bows Out
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
At a time when Nollywood is in search of plausible frontiers, activities leading to the inauguration of a new executive of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN) presented an exemplary transition which may enjoy positive references for a long... Read more
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dna
Deadlock at varsities to continue, new Bill referred to panelThe deadlock at public universities in Maharashtra will continue for at least s
Deadlock at varsities to continue, new Bill referred to panel
dna / Posted 21 days ago
The deadlock at public universities in Maharashtra will continue for at least six months as the state Assembly on Tuesday referred the new Maharashtra Public Universities' Bill 2016 to a joint select committee for further consultation. The committee... Read more
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Boston Globe
Raytheon said to lobby for more of a missile that failed a testJB Reed/Bloomberg News Raytheon Co. is asking Congress to increase purchases o
Raytheon said to lobby for more of a missile that failed a test
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
JB Reed/Bloomberg News Raytheon Co. is asking Congress to increase purchases of a Navy missile interceptor that recently failed a test. Raytheon Co. is asking Congress to increase purchases of a Navy missile interceptor even as the Pentagon... Read more
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The Huffington Post
World Bank May Be Spreading The Scourge That Fed Flint Water CrisisWASHINGTON -- Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) is calling out the World Bank's investme
World Bank May Be Spreading The Scourge That Fed Flint Water Crisis
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) is calling out the World Bank's investment in global water resources, alleging conflicts of interest similar to those that removed Flint, Michigan, from managing its own water. Moore, ranking member on the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
DA: Reports of Guptas’ flight must not derail probe into state captureRecent news reports about the “Guptas fleeing does not absolve Parliament of co
DA: Reports of Guptas’ flight must not derail probe into state capture
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Recent news reports about the “Guptas fleeing does not absolve Parliament of conducting an investigation” into the family’s alleged state capture‚ the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Tuesday. Rather‚ said the party’s public enterprises... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Maryland Legislature Passes Criminal Justice ReformANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The General Assembly on Monday passed a comprehensive ref
Maryland Legislature Passes Criminal Justice Reform
CBS Baltimore / Posted 21 days ago
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The General Assembly on Monday passed a comprehensive reform of Maryland’s criminal justice system and a measure to increase police accountability, but a tax-relief plan and a bill to provide sick days for employees of companies... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Reports of Guptas’ flight must not derail probe into state captureRather‚ said the party’s public enterprises spokesperson‚ Natasha Mazzone‚ Tues
Reports of Guptas’ flight must not derail probe into state capture
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
Rather‚ said the party’s public enterprises spokesperson‚ Natasha Mazzone‚ Tuesday’s “revelations” about “state-owned company Denel are just the latest in a long list of Gupta dealings and…should move Parliament to investigate the extent of state... Read more
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NBC Washington
Md. Legislature Passes Criminal Justice ReformThe General Assembly on Monday passed a comprehensive reform of Maryland's crim
Md. Legislature Passes Criminal Justice Reform
NBC Washington / Posted 22 days ago
The General Assembly on Monday passed a comprehensive reform of Maryland's criminal justice system and a measure to increase police accountability, but a tax-relief plan and a bill to provide sick days for employees of companies with at least 15... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC and Its Reluctant Change ChampionsChannels television's 'Sunrise Daily' programme warmed itself into my heart in
APC and Its Reluctant Change Champions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Channels television's 'Sunrise Daily' programme warmed itself into my heart in the run-up to the last general elections in 2015. Compared to the crudely biased posture of the African Independent Television (AIT), and the Nigeria Television Authority... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
No more jalsas in Islamabad: Nisar Alithey will not allow any group or party to hold political gatherings in the capi
No more jalsas in Islamabad: Nisar Ali
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
they will not allow any group or party to hold political gatherings in the capital. The minister tried to make this decision appear general in nature by saying the government has also “put its foot down” on the holding of another Chehlum for... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland General Assembly session ends with criminal justice reforms, no income tax breaksThe General Assembly agreed Monday to sweeping changes in Maryland's criminal j
Maryland General Assembly session ends with criminal justice reforms, no income tax breaks
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
The General Assembly agreed Monday to sweeping changes in Maryland's criminal justice policies, but failed to reach a deal that would have given residents their first major income tax break in nearly two decades. The tax negotiations unraveled in... Read more
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The Hindu
Fire at Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam: When populism trumps public safetyTragedies such as the one at Kerala’s Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam will cont
Fire at Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam: When populism trumps public safety
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
Tragedies such as the one at Kerala’s Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam will continue to occur if public safety policies are not delinked from religion and politics The Sunday fire tragedy at the Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam, Kerala, which claimed... Read more
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