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AllAfrica.com
Ieca to Increase Church InfrastructureMenongue — The A 8th Assembly of the provincial Synod of the Angola Evangelic C
Ieca to Increase Church Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Menongue — The A 8th Assembly of the provincial Synod of the Angola Evangelic Congregational Church (IECA) in Menongue (southeastern Cuando Cubango province) recommended the reinforcement of the congregation infrastructure in the region. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIFA Poll Brings With It Familiar ProblemsFifa presidential hopefuls have descended on the Rwandan capital of Kigali desp
FIFA Poll Brings With It Familiar Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Fifa presidential hopefuls have descended on the Rwandan capital of Kigali desperate to have Africa's 56 members buy into their pitches ahead of the February 26 Fifa Extraordinary Congress. The congress, to be held in Zurich, Switzerland, will elect... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Building bipartisanship in Annapolis proves trickyOvercoming that, politicians and experts say, would be a monumental feat of lea
Building bipartisanship in Annapolis proves tricky
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Overcoming that, politicians and experts say, would be a monumental feat of leadership for the Republican governor and the Democrats who preside over the legislature. "There's been no love lost between the parties. There's a lot of distrust on both... Read more
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Health-e
Elite ‘African Group’ in Vienna undermines AU drug policyto draft a far more progressive stance. This emerged at a drug policy conferen
Elite ‘African Group’ in Vienna undermines AU drug policy
Health-e / Posted yesterday
to draft a far more progressive stance. This emerged at a drug policy conference in Cape Town this week, at which outraged delegates demanded an explanation for why a document from the minority “African Group” (AG) in Vienna was submitted instead... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Parents Charged in Staunton Child Murderto figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected
Parents Charged in Staunton Child Murder
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
to figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected surplus in 2015. Albemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar Plunge Sergeant Steve Wilkins of the Albemarle County... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Wintergreen Hosts Weekend Retreat for Wounded Veteransto figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected
Wintergreen Hosts Weekend Retreat for Wounded Veterans
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
to figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected surplus in 2015. Albemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar Plunge Sergeant Steve Wilkins of the Albemarle County... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Protesters in Charlottesville Object Pro-Rape Groupto figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected
Protesters in Charlottesville Object Pro-Rape Group
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
to figure out how to erase a budget deficit after thinking they had an expected surplus in 2015. Albemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar Plunge Sergeant Steve Wilkins of the Albemarle County... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Parliament Speaker Canvasses UnityThe Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliamen
Ecowas Parliament Speaker Canvasses Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament of the Fourth Legislature, Hon. Moustapha Cisse Lo, on Friday canvassed unity among member-states, urging them to always resort to dialogue in trashing out issues. Lo,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA Offers Program for 'Gifted' Elementary School Studentsorganize an auction at the Paramount Theater to help benefit the Charlottesvill
UVA Offers Program for 'Gifted' Elementary School Students
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
organize an auction at the Paramount Theater to help benefit the Charlottesville Police Foundation. Albemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar Plunge Sergeant Steve Wilkins of the Albemarle County... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Suspected White Supremacist Pleads Guilty to Conspiring a ShooingAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer t
Suspected White Supremacist Pleads Guilty to Conspiring a Shooing
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
Albemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar PlungeAlbemarle Co. Police Officer to Take Polar Plunge Sergeant Steve Wilkins of the Albemarle County police will take a polar plunge this weekend to raise money for the Special Olympics. Sergeant Steve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Smoke, Mirrors in Mugabe's Call for United Nations ReformNO ONE can ever begrudge former African Union (AU) chairperson President Robert
Smoke, Mirrors in Mugabe's Call for United Nations Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
NO ONE can ever begrudge former African Union (AU) chairperson President Robert Mugabe his gift of the gab which was in evidence last week as he spoke so eloquently about the long overdue reform of the United Nations (UN) Security Council which sadly... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Film, teacher pay top issues for short sessionSOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- If there's one thing the region's seven delegates to the N
Film, teacher pay top issues for short session
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- If there's one thing the region's seven delegates to the N.C. General Assembly agree on, it's that the upcoming short session should actually live up to its name. "My first goal is to make the short session a short session,"... Read more
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Orange County Register
Correa's proclaimed 'dominance' negligibleDemocrats voted for who the state party should endorse, Lou Correa’s congressio
Correa's proclaimed 'dominance' negligible
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Democrats voted for who the state party should endorse, Lou Correa’s congressional campaign touted the outcome as evidence of his “continued dominance in the race” to replace outgoing Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana. In fact, the former state... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Bipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forward in Richmond Major elements of the bipartisan gun deal in Virginia are moving forward on F
Bipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forward in Richmond
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
Major elements of the bipartisan gun deal in Virginia are moving forward on Friday. Major elements of the bipartisan gun deal in Virginia are moving... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Bills to Ban 'Reparative Therapy' Stall in the General AssemblyBipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forward in RichmondBipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forwar
Bills to Ban 'Reparative Therapy' Stall in the General Assembly
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
Bipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forward in RichmondBipartisan Gun Deal Moving Forward in Richmond Major elements of the bipartisan gun deal in Virginia are moving forward on Friday. Major elements of the bipartisan gun deal in Virginia are moving... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia House Hears Bills on Political Ethics ReformA group of Virginia lawmakers heard more than a dozen bills related to politica
Virginia House Hears Bills on Political Ethics Reform
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
A group of Virginia lawmakers heard more than a dozen bills related to political ethics reform Friday. Political reform has been a hot topic in the state capitol since former Governor Bob McDonnell became the center of a federal corruption... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Ave.Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New VotersCharlottesville Registers Dozens
Charlottesville Police Investigate Shooting on Prospect Ave.
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
Charlottesville Registers Dozens of New VotersCharlottesville Registers Dozens of New Voters The Charlottesville Office of Voter Registration and Elections says 87 new voters have already registered this month, and a total of 124 people registered... Read more
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The Daily Record
Zucker veto override vote raises questionsConstitution. Then again, it might not be. Such is the advice given in a lett
Zucker veto override vote raises questions
The Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Constitution. Then again, it might not be. Such is the advice given in a letter written by an attorney for the General Assembly. Craig Zucker, the Montgomery County Democratic delegate who was sworn-in as a senator Thursday, is expected to be... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Schuh to pull tax sale billCounty Executive Steve Schuh plans to pull back his proposal to post tax sale n
Schuh to pull tax sale bill
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
County Executive Steve Schuh plans to pull back his proposal to post tax sale notices on the government's website instead of newspapers. Owen McEvoy, a spokesman for Schuh, said the administration will announce the state bill's withdrawal... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland Senate expected to override governor, give felons voting rights soonerThe House of Delegates voted to overturn Hogan's veto last month. The Senate pl
Maryland Senate expected to override governor, give felons voting rights sooner
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The House of Delegates voted to overturn Hogan's veto last month. The Senate planned to delay action until today, when lawmakers expected an empty seat in the chamber would be filled. It was on Wednesday, when Del. Craig Zucker, a Montgomery County... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phiri Walks Away From FootballTwine Phiri, who made history by becoming the first man to own one of Zimbabwe'
Phiri Walks Away From Football
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Twine Phiri, who made history by becoming the first man to own one of Zimbabwe's Three Big football clubs after he acquired the CAPS United franchise in 2002, is disposing his stake in the Green Machine and walking away from the game's administrative... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Langford students get lesson in diplomacyFour Belmont secondary students, decked out in their best business attire and a
Langford students get lesson in diplomacy
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Four Belmont secondary students, decked out in their best business attire and armed with a stack of notes and as much knowledge as they could cram into their minds, prepared to become delegates representing real countries in a mock United Nations... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Tennessee lawmakers approve 'atomic bomb of politics'on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power � what
Tennessee lawmakers approve 'atomic bomb of politics'
The Gadsden Times / Posted 3 days ago
on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power � what one supporter touted as the "atomic bomb of politics." The resolution sponsored by Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia passed on a 59-31 vote in the House. The... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Tennessee lawmakers approve 'atomic bomb of politics' - NASHVILLE Tenn. ( — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power —...The resolution sponsored by Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia passed on a
Tennessee lawmakers approve 'atomic bomb of politics' - NASHVILLE Tenn. ( — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power —...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The resolution sponsored by Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia passed on a 59-31 vote in the House. The Senate previously voted 23-5 in favor of the measure. The governor does not have veto power over resolutions passed by the Tennessee General... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Va. House OKs Bill Letting Guard Members Carry GunsAbuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law
Va. House OKs Bill Letting Guard Members Carry Guns
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
Abuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law will continue A Delaware judge says state officials can pursue a lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in Sussex County for failing to report... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Del. Judge Says Suit Over Child Abuse Reporting Law Will ContinueAbuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law
Del. Judge Says Suit Over Child Abuse Reporting Law Will Continue
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
Abuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law will continue A Delaware judge says state officials can pursue a lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in Sussex County for failing to report... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Four Queen Anne's Co. Women Arrested for ShopliftingAbuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law
Four Queen Anne's Co. Women Arrested for Shoplifting
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
Abuse Reporting Law Will ContinueJudge say suit over child abuse reporting law will continue A Delaware judge says state officials can pursue a lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in Sussex County for failing to report... Read more
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The Signal
Cameron Smyth: Busy election season on all levelssame! The Iowa caucus delivered on both sides with the Democrat and Republican
Cameron Smyth: Busy election season on all levels
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
same! The Iowa caucus delivered on both sides with the Democrat and Republican front-runners each ending up as the losers of the night. Trump’s decision to skip the most recent debate ended up being a mistake as a large number of voters who made... Read more
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New America Media
Fear, Superstition and Propaganda as Party Congress Meets in HanoiA heavy police presence, a tightening of censorship and the death of a “sacred”
Fear, Superstition and Propaganda as Party Congress Meets in Hanoi
New America Media / Posted 4 days ago
A heavy police presence, a tightening of censorship and the death of a “sacred” turtle have added to an already charged political atmosphere as Communist Party delegates meet to decide the future leadership of Vietnam. Plainclothes police surrounded... Read more
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The Daily Record
PRSA Maryland announces 2016 board membersThe Public Relations Society of America Maryland Chapter announced Wednesday th
PRSA Maryland announces 2016 board members
The Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The Public Relations Society of America Maryland Chapter announced Wednesday that Daniel Dunne, APR, the director of communications with Erickson Living, has been named the organization’s president and 10 others were named to its board of directors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to KampalaArusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of Ea
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to Kampala
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of East African Election Observers which is to be deployed to Kampala to monitor the Ugandan General Elections slated for the 18th of February 2016. The Arusha-based East... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coast Region County Govts in Sh1 Billion Water Bill Arrearsin the region. He said in December the county governments and the Coast Water
Coast Region County Govts in Sh1 Billion Water Bill Arrears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in the region. He said in December the county governments and the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on how the arrears will be paid and urged water companies to adhere to the agreements so as to avoid... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turkish Airlines Eases Travel for Rwandan TradersTurkish Airlines has offered to give preferential rates to Rwandan traders to e
Turkish Airlines Eases Travel for Rwandan Traders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Turkish Airlines has offered to give preferential rates to Rwandan traders to ease their movement to Turkey to explore business opportunities. The deal, dubbed "Corporate Premium Programme Agreement," was signed, yesterday, during a meeting between... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Rt. 29 Business Assistance Program Making ProgressFebruary 9North Anna Power Station Exercise Set for February 9 North Anna Powe
Rt. 29 Business Assistance Program Making Progress
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 days ago
February 9North Anna Power Station Exercise Set for February 9 North Anna Power Station (FILE) The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and Dominion Virginia Power will conduct a full-scale exercise Feb. 9 at the North Anna Power... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort County wants to update laws governing Burton, Lady's Island-St. Helena fire districtsis trying to bring two fire districts operating under outdated laws up to speed
Beaufort County wants to update laws governing Burton, Lady's Island-St. Helena fire districts
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
is trying to bring two fire districts operating under outdated laws up to speed, a possible precursor to a renewed talks of consolidation. Chiefs and commissioners from Burton Fire District and Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District want time to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Three Howard County Delegation members vote down school board election billlegislation was sponsored by state Del. Vanessa Atterbeary, a District 13 Democ
Three Howard County Delegation members vote down school board election bill
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
legislation was sponsored by state Del. Vanessa Atterbeary, a District 13 Democrat, and would have required five of the county school board's seven members to be elected by councilmanic district instead of by countywide vote. Two seats... Read more
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Style Weekly
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul Proposalsthey feel heat from the federal courts, Virginia lawmakers continue to resist r
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul Proposals
Style Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
they feel heat from the federal courts, Virginia lawmakers continue to resist restrictions on their long-standing practice of drawing legislative district lines for partisan advantage. A bipartisan group of measures designed to take politics out... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire chosen for Heart of England in Bloom awards ceremony « Shropshire StarAbout 300 delegates competing for floral glory from across the region will desc
Shropshire chosen for Heart of England in Bloom awards ceremony « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
About 300 delegates competing for floral glory from across the region will descend on Ludlow in the autumn to learn how they have done in the annual competition. Towns, villages, hotels and pubs in the central region compete every year in a range of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisationlast year described corruption as the greatest human rights violation as it res
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
last year described corruption as the greatest human rights violation as it results in the suffering and the denial of basic amenities to the masses. However, the current administration's campaign against corruption has been described as... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Republican or Democrat, here's what you need to know about the Colorado caucusesWith Iowa and New Hampshire voters this week giving us our first snapshot of wh
Republican or Democrat, here's what you need to know about the Colorado caucuses
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 5 days ago
With Iowa and New Hampshire voters this week giving us our first snapshot of where each White House hopeful stands, when will we get our chance? March 1, aka, Super Tuesday. And what you think might be a quick trip to a polling place is nothing of... Read more
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Daily Press
Bill advances to keep more officials' salaries secretA measure aimed at keeping more information about public employees' pay out of
Bill advances to keep more officials' salaries secret
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
A measure aimed at keeping more information about public employees' pay out of the public eye won approval from a key state Senate panel Tuesday, but the group narrowed the scope of legislation that could have kept secret all information about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gamcotrap to Observe International Zero Tolerance to FGM Dayin the advocacy to end Female Genital Mutilation globally but in Africa in part
Gamcotrap to Observe International Zero Tolerance to FGM Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in the advocacy to end Female Genital Mutilation globally but in Africa in particular.It is an event calling the attention of the whole world with the aim to end violence against women and girl -children. The theme this for 2016 is "Together,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil War in PP Escalates, Havoc in Mzuzu - Uladi Accuses Khumbo, Mzomera of Sponsoring Violence(PP) was plunged into a bitter civil war Sunday when factions clashed as region
Civil War in PP Escalates, Havoc in Mzuzu - Uladi Accuses Khumbo, Mzomera of Sponsoring Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
(PP) was plunged into a bitter civil war Sunday when factions clashed as regional meeting in Mzuzu over the appointment of Uladi Mussa as acting president and third vice-president Kamlepo Kalua. Mussa alongside PP secretary general Ibrahim... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Africa and the ICC, Don't Buy All the HypeUnion summit closed on January 31, Kenyan media ignited with reports that the A
On Africa and the ICC, Don't Buy All the Hype
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Union summit closed on January 31, Kenyan media ignited with reports that the African Union endorsed mass withdrawal of African countries from the International Criminal Court. But the reality is a lot less newsworthy than the main... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Presidential Primaries: Why Can't New York Go First?BUFFALO, NY - As sure as the Iowa Caucuses come up every four years, so does a
Presidential Primaries: Why Can't New York Go First?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
BUFFALO, NY - As sure as the Iowa Caucuses come up every four years, so does a question. Why not let the residents of bigger, more diverse states have first crack at whittling down the field of candidates? Why not a state like….New York, for... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee voteand Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee Monday killed a proposal to move that day off to election day. Senate Bill 662 went down on a party line vote, with the Republican majority in the Senate committee on... Read more
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East Bay Express
Nancy Skinner Tops $1.1 million in Campaign cash; Nate Miley’s Supervisorial Campaign in DebtAssemblymember Nancy Skinner of Berkeley reported that she has nearly $1.1 mill
Nancy Skinner Tops $1.1 million in Campaign cash; Nate Miley’s Supervisorial Campaign in Debt
East Bay Express / Posted 6 days ago
Assemblymember Nancy Skinner of Berkeley reported that she has nearly $1.1 million in cash reserves in her state Senate campaign account, which is more than ten times what her main opponent Sandré Swanson, has in total cash on hand, according to... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘I’ll rule until I die’ an insult to Zimbaweansended African Union summit in Ethiopia that he would rule the country until he
‘I’ll rule until I die’ an insult to Zimbaweans
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
ended African Union summit in Ethiopia that he would rule the country until he dies. In a statement on Monday, PDP Youth Assembly Chairperson, Moses Manyengavana said Mugabe’s utterances were irresponsible and an insult to the suffering... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Andy Uba, Stella Oduah, Others Ask INEC Not to Withdraw Their Certificates of ReturnFormer Aviation Minister Stella Oduah Nine National Assembly members from Anam
Andy Uba, Stella Oduah, Others Ask INEC Not to Withdraw Their Certificates of Return
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Former Aviation Minister Stella Oduah Nine National Assembly members from Anambra State, including Senators Andy Uba and Stella Oduah, have written the Independent National Electoral Commission, disputing reports that they were sacked by the Supreme... Read more
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Daily Press
Williamsburg officials lobby against Airbnb billsBills to allow homeowners to rent out all or part of their homes for up to 30 d
Williamsburg officials lobby against Airbnb bills
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Bills to allow homeowners to rent out all or part of their homes for up to 30 days through a web hosting platform — the business model of Airbnb — advanced in both the House and the Senate. That's not a good thing for the city, which made opposing... Read more
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