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Famine Strikes South Sudan. UN Warns Three Other Countries Could be Next. One of the Biggest Catastrophes of a Generation: Famine kills children first. Famine does not simply mean “lack of food.” Rather it is a threshold against which indicators like childhood mortality are measured to determine whether the lack of food is causing people to starve to death in large numbers. While food insecurity is prevalent around t...
UN Agencies Issue Dire warning on S. Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia: A rare joint press conference the Secretary General and heads of the UNDP, OCHA and WFP. “Sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria facing devastating levels of food insecurity, Secretary-General António Guterres joined othe...
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US federal agents ask domestic flight passengers to show IDs in search for undocumented immigrant: Customs and Border Protection says it was searching for man with criminal history under deportation order
Donald Trump backs two-state solution but still wants 'whatever makes both sides happy': President stops short of reasserting US commitment to Palestinian statehood
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Saudi Arabia: Gambler in Charge: By the end of 2015 the BND, the German foreign intelligence service, had grown so concerned that it warned the government about Saudi Arabia’s new Deputy Crown Prince and defence minister, 30-year-old Muhammad bin Salman. “The previous cautious diplomatic stance of older leading members of the r...
The Crowd and the Law: In Romania, after five straight nights of mass demonstration in Bucharest’s main square, the government agreed to withdraw an emergency decree that decriminalised various abuses of political power (on the grounds that the jails were too crowded). If you defrauded the state of less than $47,500, ...
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FBI 'totally unable to stop national security leakers' – Trump : US President Donald Trump has hit out at the FBI for failing to stop the leaking of national security information to the press. Read Full Article at RT.com
Spies on the rise: Swedish intel claims foreign covert agents found snooping at key sites: Foreign powers are taking greater risks to carry out espionage activity in Sweden as the country’s military intelligence agency says they have identified an increasing number of spies at “sensitive sites”. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Trump: La locura nuclear: El presidente estadunidense, Donald Trump, insistió ayer en la idea de aumentar el arsenal nuclear de su país porque debe garantizarse que sea el mejor de todos y porque, según él, Washington se ha quedado rezagado en el desarrollo de…
Estado Contra Cara: Quiebres de la paz en Colombia por la sustitución de coca: “Nosotros también queremos que ustedes entiendan que esta es la comida de nosotros”, le decía hace unos meses Maydany Salcedo, líder campesina de Piamonte en la Baja Bota Caucana, a un soldado colombiano que junto con su tropa, armada de…
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Doug Coe, Leader of National Prayer Breakfast, Dead at 88: “In a town where powerful people are constantly trying to increase their name recognition and their brand, Doug Coe was the opposite of that,” said Michael Cromartie, director of the Evangelicals in Civic Life program at Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center. “He was a man who liked to wor...
Why Does the American Dream Frighten Those in Power?: The history of America is the story of the great struggle between the dream of equality and the nightmare of how equality is defined. All men are created equal, but not poor men, or men of color, or women. Send me the “wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost ...
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A Willing Coalition: At first glance, the outlook for climate policy in 2017 does not look too promising: Donald Trump has become president of the U.S. and has presented an energy plan that does not mention climate change. Instead, it is based on shale gas and coal. In addition, Europe’s leadership in climate policy ...
On The Curb: During the past five years, a revolution has occurred that has upended the taxi industry in cities around the world. Some argue that the main distinctive features of UberX and Lyft are smartphone-based ride hailing and the controversial relationship between company and drivers. I argue that the b...
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Facts, and Opinions, this week: Reports: The Death of a Businessman and the Philippines’ Drug War, by Karen Lema and Martin Petty When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte summoned his security chiefs to an urgent meeting one Sunday night last month, his mind was already made up. His military and law enforcement heads had no i...
Journalism matters: Facts, and Opinions, this week: “You are entitled to your opinion … you are not entitled to your own facts” –  Daniel Patrick Moynihan Is Donald Trump a “Black Swan”? by Tom Regan   Column Cindy Funk The definition of a black swan event —  impossible to predict yet with catastrophic ramifications — perfectly describes the rise ...
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Is Nationalism Bad for Women?: Traditional constructs of nationalism are being revived around the globe with negative impacts on women. In the United States, Europe, and  Turkey, this dangerous trend aims to limit women’s autonomy in hope of preserving national identity. The re-nationalization movement stems from threats – bot...
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
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