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Daily News
[Parliament]-Alleged war crimes: Parliament has final say in inviting foreign judges -Harsha
[Parliament]-
Daily News / Posted an hour ago
Alleged war crimes: Parliament has final say in inviting foreign judges -Harsha Parliament has the final say whether it be to invite foreign judges for a domestic judicial mechanism to investigate into the alleged war crimes or not, Foreign Affairs... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler“Overall, the TPP’s chapter on the environment is weak. Many provisions are fra
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 hours ago
“Overall, the TPP’s chapter on the environment is weak. Many provisions are framed as ‘best endeavour efforts’ which can be easily neglected. Strong and binding rules are needed to restore, protect and enhance marine, aquatic and terrestrial... Read more
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Quartz
For Bernie Sanders, racism is just another billionaire conspiracyWhy Bernie Sanders only talks about racism as a billionaire conspiracy - Quartz
For Bernie Sanders, racism is just another billionaire conspiracy
Quartz / Posted 5 hours ago
Why Bernie Sanders only talks about racism as a billionaire conspiracy - Quartz THE SUPERSTRUCTUREWhy Bernie Sanders only talks about racism as a billionaire conspiracy On the debate stage in Wisconsin last night, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
5 pieces of bad news the Tories tried to buryYesterday saw MPs depart for a week’s holiday and, as usual, the Government use
5 pieces of bad news the Tories tried to bury
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
Yesterday saw MPs depart for a week’s holiday and, as usual, the Government used it to take out the trash. While the attention was focused on Jeremy Hunt’s decision to impose the new contracts on junior doctors, ministers quietly buried other bits... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Must Apologise to the Nation and NGOsThe article by the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Prisc
Mugabe Must Apologise to the Nation and NGOs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The article by the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Prisca Mupfumira, which appeared in this week's Sunday Mail (February 7 2016) titled Food for all is our goal makes interesting reading. Interesting first because it reveals... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 19 ways Bernie Sanders has stood up for civil and minority rightsOver the past few months, one lingering attack on Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for
Here are 19 ways Bernie Sanders has stood up for civil and minority rights
Raw Story / Posted 22 hours ago
Over the past few months, one lingering attack on Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for the Democratic nomination is his supposed indifference to racial justice and civil rights issues. But the truth is, Sanders has a 50-year history of standing up for... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Test results show little evidence of drug use by welfare recipients in North CarolinaThe initial results of a drug testing program for some public assistance applic
Test results show little evidence of drug use by welfare recipients in North Carolina
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
The initial results of a drug testing program for some public assistance applicants are finding little evidence of widespread drug use among the poor in North Carolina, WRAL reports. In 2013, state lawmakers approved a measure requiring testing for... Read more
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Boise Weekly
'Right to Try' Update: Idaho Legislature Committee Agrees to Full Hearing on Proposed MeasureRep. Melissa Wintrow (D-Boise) stood before the House Health and Welfare Commit
'Right to Try' Update: Idaho Legislature Committee Agrees to Full Hearing on Proposed Measure
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
Rep. Melissa Wintrow (D-Boise) stood before the House Health and Welfare Committee Thursday morning to unveil proposed "Right to Try" legislation, but she also had a special message for one of her constituents who was listening at home, via the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Suman Bery: The promise and perils of youthIt is surprising how much ambivalence even liberal societies hold toward the yo
Suman Bery: The promise and perils of youth
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
It is surprising how much ambivalence even liberal societies hold toward the youth in their midstIt is surprising how much ambivalence even liberal societies hold toward the youth in their midstI happened to... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarCall AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marqu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. MCHD - Clinic Services available today at the Marquette... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF On Slippery SlopeTHE much-hyped ZANU-PF Politburo meeting built up to an anti-climax as Presiden
PF On Slippery Slope
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
THE much-hyped ZANU-PF Politburo meeting built up to an anti-climax as President Robert Mugabe, who had been expected to wield the axe, deftly avoided delving into specific issues in his address to hundreds of party supporters who gathered at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governor Okorocha Recalls Suspended Workers, Unions Suspend StrikeGovernor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has agreed with the leadership of the Nigerian
Governor Okorocha Recalls Suspended Workers, Unions Suspend Strike
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has agreed with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), to immediately recall all suspended workers and stop everything about concession in the State. The National President of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, read the... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
The case for KasichI met John Kasich on the Flathead Lake tour boat, then named the Retta Mary, in
The case for Kasich
Char-Koosta News / Posted yesterday
I met John Kasich on the Flathead Lake tour boat, then named the Retta Mary, in the early 90’s. He was a young Ohio Congressman, and along with a few of the other passengers, I intruded on his Montana vacation to engage him in conversation. I... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
IRS grants nonprofit status to ‘dark money’ group founded by Karl RoveDonors to the nonprofit group Crossroads GPS, founded by Republican strategist
IRS grants nonprofit status to ‘dark money’ group founded by Karl Rove
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
Donors to the nonprofit group Crossroads GPS, founded by Republican strategist Karl Rove, no longer have to worry about their identities being disclosed. After a five-year wait, the IRS has approved the organization’s application for tax-exempt... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less... Read more
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Salon.com
“More corporate money in our elections”: Believe it or not, big money is about to get even more powerfulWhile there have been two national elections since the Citizens United ruling u
“More corporate money in our elections”: Believe it or not, big money is about to get even more powerful
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
While there have been two national elections since the Citizens United ruling upended campaign finance law in the U.S., it looks like the 2016 campaign will be remembered as America’s first truly post-CU election. Not just in terms of how the... Read more
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Spalding Today
Junior doctors join the picket line outside Pilgrim HospitalJunior doctors from Pilgrim Hospital have joined others in Lincoln, Skegness an
Junior doctors join the picket line outside Pilgrim Hospital
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
Junior doctors from Pilgrim Hospital have joined others in Lincoln, Skegness and Spalding, in a 24-hour strike action across Lincolnshire today (Wednesday) in protest over the Government’s proposed changes to NHS contracts. The British Medical... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Junior doctors join the picket line outside Pilgrim HospitalJunior doctors from Pilgrim Hospital have joined others in Lincoln, Skegness an
Junior doctors join the picket line outside Pilgrim Hospital
Horncastle Today / Posted 2 days ago
Junior doctors from Pilgrim Hospital have joined others in Lincoln, Skegness and Spalding, in a 24-hour strike action across Lincolnshire today (Wednesday) in protest over the Government’s proposed changes to NHS contracts. The British Medical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Decide If to Send Athletes to Olympics Amid Zika FearsNairobi — A crucial meeting between the Ministries of Sports and Health will de
Kenya to Decide If to Send Athletes to Olympics Amid Zika Fears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — A crucial meeting between the Ministries of Sports and Health will determine whether Kenya will send a team to the 2016 Olympics Games slated for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August because of because of Zika virus fears. Cabinet Secretary... Read more
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Perth Now
How about a free $800 monthly?do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has tak
How about a free $800 monthly?
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How about a free $800 monthly?do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has tak
How about a free $800 monthly?
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How about a free $800 monthly?a commotion in Davos00:55:40 A stunt by campaign group ?Robots for Basic Incom
How about a free $800 monthly?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a commotion in Davos00:55:40 A stunt by campaign group ?Robots for Basic Income? caused a stir in Davos, Thursday, as the Swiss ski resort hosts the World Economic Forum. One of the group?s members dressed in a robot costume and walked around... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How about a free $800 monthly?do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has tak
How about a free $800 monthly?
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
do you feel about a guaranteed, unconditional monthly wage? TAX reform has taken centre stage in Australian politics at the moment, and in the background a radical idea is quietly gaining momentum. The notion of a universal basic income (UBI)... Read more
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Business Wire
Illinois' Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 21st Annual National Awards ProgramSPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jungin Angie Lee, 17, of Naperville and Nic
Illinois' Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jungin Angie Lee, 17, of Naperville and Nicolas Ramkumar, 14, of Champaign today were named Illinois' top two youth volunteers of 2016 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amina's Gas Boosts Sanyang United With Jersey, OthersOne of the leading Gas companies in the country, Amina Holding Company, over th
Amina's Gas Boosts Sanyang United With Jersey, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
One of the leading Gas companies in the country, Amina Holding Company, over the weekend donated a set of jerseys, a football, fan clubs T. Shirts, and some money to both the Sanyang Sports Committee and their fans at a ceremony held at the village's... Read more
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The Star
2,700 evacuated due to floodsKUCHING: Over 2,000 people have been evacuated as heavy rain brought floods to
2,700 evacuated due to floods
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUCHING: Over 2,000 people have been evacuated as heavy rain brought floods to parts of Kuching and Bau districts. As of 2pm yesterday, the number of eva­cuees had risen to 2,679, compared to 765 on Monday night. State Civil Defence Department... Read more
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The Telegraph
NHPC rushes repairs, groups block workThe unfinished Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project Jorhat, Feb. 9: The NHPC
NHPC rushes repairs, groups block work
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The unfinished Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project Jorhat, Feb. 9: The NHPC is working against time to carry out maintenance and repair at the stalled Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project, but frequent problems created by pressure groups has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Closing the gap: Why financial literacy should be a priority The Government's focus must shift from a systemic policy of encouraging Indig
Closing the gap: Why financial literacy should be a priority
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
The Government's focus must shift from a systemic policy of encouraging Indigenous welfare to one that assists people to fully engage in the economy through workforce participation and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapersThe Indianapolis Star. Feb. 3, 2016 A legislative letdown over LGBT rights. T
Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The Indianapolis Star. Feb. 3, 2016 A legislative letdown over LGBT rights. The General Assembly and Gov. Mike Pence's refusal to extend the state's civil rights law to include sexual orientation and gender identity continues to tarnish Indiana's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
John Kasich is the Republicans' establishment outsiderJohn Kasich doesn't need an exclamation point in his logo. Riding around New Ha
John Kasich is the Republicans' establishment outsider
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
John Kasich doesn't need an exclamation point in his logo. Riding around New Hampshire on his campaign bus — a blend of camper, office and food court — the Ohio governor was so charged up last week that even when he sat down to talk, he remained... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Here are your Ward 7 byelection candidatesA crowded Ward 7 byelection race is officially underway and residents have no l
Here are your Ward 7 byelection candidates
Dundas Star News / Posted 3 days ago
A crowded Ward 7 byelection race is officially underway and residents have no lack of would-be councillors to choose from. Twenty-two candidates — the most in any one ward race since amalgamation — are vying to replace Scott Duvall, who vacated his... Read more
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Daily Maverick
What the SONA ought to be sayingI have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s
What the SONA ought to be saying
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
I have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s economy is at risk of falling into recession”. The Bank has cut the country’s growth forecast for this year to a pathetic 0.8%, which sadly is in line with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electricity Tariff Increase - NASS'll Oppose Anti-Masses Policies, Says SarakiBy Victor Ahiuma-Young, Emma Ovuakporie, Johnbosco Agbakwuru and Chris Ochayi
Electricity Tariff Increase - NASS'll Oppose Anti-Masses Policies, Says Saraki
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Victor Ahiuma-Young, Emma Ovuakporie, Johnbosco Agbakwuru and Chris Ochayi The nationwide protest by organised labour and its civil society allies yesterday, against the hike in electricity tariff, got the backing of the SenatePresident, Bukola... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie MenYves here. On the one hand, it’s easy to take take the sudden seriousness about
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie Men
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Yves here. On the one hand, it’s easy to take take the sudden seriousness about the need to promote more manly men as as desperate effort to shift attention from other failings of the leadership classes and blame them on bad teachers or bad home... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Monty of the Mid-West'It is always a delight remembering and celebrating General Murtala Ramat Muhamm
'Monty of the Mid-West'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
It is always a delight remembering and celebrating General Murtala Ramat Muhammed, Nigeria's fourth Head of State and to this day, every time I read about Nigeria's most charming leader, I come to tears. The last "Murtala Day" observed by Nigerian... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmania's CWA to focus on social issues as it celebrates 80 yearsAssociation (CWA) hopes to increase its role as an advocate on social issues as
Tasmania's CWA to focus on social issues as it celebrates 80 years
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Association (CWA) hopes to increase its role as an advocate on social issues as it celebrates its 80th anniversary. The CWA held its first Tasmanian meeting in Launceston in February 1936, which was attended by 80 women. Ailsa BondCWA... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Flood situation worse in Sarawak but improves in Johor, Malaccaworse in Sarawak but improves in Johor, Malacca Published: 9 February 2016 10:
Flood situation worse in Sarawak but improves in Johor, Malacca
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
worse in Sarawak but improves in Johor, Malacca Published: 9 February 2016 10:29 AM | Updated: 9 February 2016 10:36 AM The flood situation has worsened in Sarawak but improved in Johor and Malacca. In Sarawak, the total number of flood... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Flood situation in Sarawak worsens, improves in Johor and MelakaSegong school, Bau Photo credit: (Kamek Miak Sarawak) Facebook page KUCHING: T
Flood situation in Sarawak worsens, improves in Johor and Melaka
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Segong school, Bau Photo credit: (Kamek Miak Sarawak) Facebook page KUCHING: The flood situation has worsened in Sarawak but improved in Johor and Melaka. Batu Kitang, Video credit: (Kamek Miak Sarawak) Facebook page In SARAWAK, the total number... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Bill offering tax credit for gun classes advances in Arizona HouseArizonans could recoup from state coffers up to $80 spent on firearms training
Bill offering tax credit for gun classes advances in Arizona House
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
Arizonans could recoup from state coffers up to $80 spent on firearms training needed for a concealed-weapons permit, under a bill advancing at the Legislature. The legislation, which would establish a tax credit for such classes, is intended to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, February 8, 2016Hillary campaign My name is Michele Duncan and I am a volunteer with Hillary f
Email letters, February 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Hillary campaign My name is Michele Duncan and I am a volunteer with Hillary for Colorado in Grand Junction. Myself and others have been calling our precincts and informing Grand Junction Democratic voters about the March 1st caucus for several... Read more
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Raw Story
Meet the psychiatrists who are bringing LSD back to the medical mainstreamNotoriously illegal and synonymous with hedonism, LSD and ecstasy started life
Meet the psychiatrists who are bringing LSD back to the medical mainstream
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
Notoriously illegal and synonymous with hedonism, LSD and ecstasy started life as aids to psychotherapy. Sam Wong meets the band of psychiatrists who are looking to reclaim them for medicine again. At 6.30am on Thursday 29 October 2009, Friederike... Read more
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The Space Review
Filling in the detailsTwo events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of spa
Filling in the details
The Space Review / Posted 4 days ago
Two events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of space policy. In Washington, the Obama Administration will release its fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, the final one by this president. Meanwhile, several hundred... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP DebateDays before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential ca
Fact Checking The Eighth GOP Debate
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly claimed that waterboarding doesn’t meet the “generally recognized” definition of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Job should be safe when the home isn'tWINNIPEG — Domestic violence has often been overlooked as a workplace issue, bu
Job should be safe when the home isn't
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
WINNIPEG — Domestic violence has often been overlooked as a workplace issue, but people in crisis don’t leave their abusive situations at home when they shut the door and leave for work each day. The profound impacts of domestic violence travel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thousands Join First Lady in the Fight Against CancerBy Alieu Ceesay and Momodou Faal Thousands of Gambians drawn from all walks of
Thousands Join First Lady in the Fight Against Cancer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Alieu Ceesay and Momodou Faal Thousands of Gambians drawn from all walks of life Thursday morning took to the streets in Banjul to show solidarity with the First Lady of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, Her Excellency Madam Zineb Yahya Jammeh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Girls Can Be Found, Chibok Community Tells ObasanjoMembers of the Chibok community in Borno State yesterday faulted former preside
Our Girls Can Be Found, Chibok Community Tells Obasanjo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the Chibok community in Borno State yesterday faulted former president Olusegun Obasanjo's declaration at the weekend that it was impossible for the Nigerian government to rescue the 219 missing schoolgirls nearly two years after Boko... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour: Scotland deserves better than 'back and forth' blame game over new powers“People across Scotland deserve better than this back and forth blame game. The
Labour: Scotland deserves better than 'back and forth' blame game over new powers
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
“People across Scotland deserve better than this back and forth blame game. They deserve answers and need to understand the issues at stake. I would be grateful if you could consider this ahead of today’s meeting and, at the very least, provide a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Toohil proposes added EIT to fund policeState Rep. Tarah Toohil will consider crafting legislation that would give Hazl
Toohil proposes added EIT to fund police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
State Rep. Tarah Toohil will consider crafting legislation that would give Hazleton city the authority to levy a second earned income tax and use the money specifically for paying for police protection. The concept is one of several that Toohil will... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tusla to set up register of ‘struck off’ foster carers | Irish Examiner The outgoing chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Famil
Tusla to set up register of ‘struck off’ foster carers
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner The outgoing chief executive of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has said it will prioritise putting together a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Too many 'no-brainer' cures for health, educationOPINION: If the tax system and industrial relations aren't high priorities on m
Too many 'no-brainer' cures for health, education
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
OPINION: If the tax system and industrial relations aren't high priorities on my reform agenda, what does deserve to be at the top of the list? It's obvious. Health care and social assistance is Australia's biggest industry, accounting for almost 13... Read more
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