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Animal activists allege animal abuse at Atlanta horse-drawn carriage company

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Animal rights activists are raising a red flag over conditions at a popular carriage ride facility. Julie Robertson, vice president of Georgia Animal Rights and Protection, said she repeatedly witnessed inhumane conditions at All Around Carriages in Atlanta. She began documenting the conditions in February 2022, after a concerned citizen alerted […]

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California State #2 for Trans Youth Protection

Superficially, Americans and their lawmakers are more accepting and understanding of LGBTQ+ people now that ten years ago. The 2015 Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage is one of the most tangible and significant victories for LGBTQ+ rights, but the 2015 decision only directly protected lesbian, gay, and bisexual cisgender people. At least 19 […]

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Countries where the government shuts down the internet – 24/7 Wall St.

Fearing social unrest and the loss of control over their populations, the governments that preside over nearly 2.8 billion people around the world have the power to swing Internet access at the whim of kings, military juntas or presidents at life.These blackouts wreak havoc on businesses that depend on connection to the outside world, and […]

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bne IntelliNews – Kyrgyzstan’s big-ticket deal with new Chinese firm raises questions

A newly created government body tasked with reviving Kyrgyzstan’s industrial sector boasted last week that it had signed a preliminary agreement with a Chinese company to set up a $200 million joint development fund. Ambitions are high for this investment project called Kyrgyz-Chinese Fund. A plan outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to […]

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BJP state leadership braces for snap election

Rajamahendravaram (East Godavari District): Although the elections are still two years away according to the schedule, statements by several political leaders suggest that the elections can take place at any time. The call of the Telugu Desam party leaders in Mahanadu and the statements of the YSRCP leaders in Samajika Nyaya Bheri Bus Yatra reveal […]

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Sudbury’s Indigenous Community Pays Tribute to Lost Lives

By Mia Jensen Journalist of the Local Journalism Initiative A year after the unmarked graves of 215 residential school students were discovered in Kamloops, British Columbia, members of Sudbury’s Indigenous community came together to reflect and remember the children who never came home. Dressed in ribbon skirts and orange shirts with the words “Every Child […]

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Western countries demand that Russia respect international law – so why don’t they?

With a passion reminiscent of the aftermath of World War II, politicians and commentators are calling for a world order that takes seriously the rules of the United Nations Charter, including respect for sovereignty and fundamental human rights. While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the immediate incitement, China’s conduct in the Indo-Pacific region has prompted […]

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Australia’s biggest energy company sees huge upheaval at the top

Australiathe biggest carbon emitter AGL on Monday abruptly announced the departure of its chairman, CEO and a series of board members, while abandoning a long-standing decision to spin off its lucrative coal business. In a statement to investors, the company said Pierre Botten resign as president and Graeme Hunt would step down as CEO when […]

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School shootings are rare in most developed countries. Why are they so prevalent in America?

In the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that killed two teachers and 19 students between the ages of 9 and 11, lawmakers, activists and the general public are once again wondering why such tragedies are so unique to the United States. States. According to an analysis conducted by […]

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Where are the cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang now

54 years have passed since the iconic children’s film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang burst onto our screens, and it’s still a popular family classic even now. Released in 1968, the film centers on a magical flying car, invented by Dick Van Dyke’s character, Caractacus Potts. ten Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was released over half a […]

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Community Milestones | Lifestyles | journalnow.com

Activities The second annual Winston-Salem Police Foundation event, Operation Protect & Serve, was held May 19 at the Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem. This event celebrated the Winston-Salem Police Department community while raising awareness of the important community building work underway with support from the foundation. The evening program included recognition of WSPD Officer of […]

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Insiders at JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (HKG:1691) must be appalled at the latest 7.3% drop after buying recently

If you want to know who actually controls JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited (HKG:1691), then you will need to look at the composition of its share register. And the group that holds the biggest slice of the pie are individual insiders with 62% ownership. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock […]

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The State Department reduces its diplomatic candidacies

The Foreign Service – the US State Department’s on-ramp for career diplomats – is watering down its application process with a change that critics say could have troubling national security implications. “I’m afraid we’re sending good community activists to Baghdad and Beirut who don’t have the depth of knowledge they need to conduct American diplomacy,” […]

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A dream job at the crossroads of fine arts and community recreation | Local News

Sarah Zahn, Arts and Youth Enrichment Specialist at Madison School & Community Recreation, points out some of the names of children who helped paint the “Old Woman in a Shoe” slide which is painted by Art staff Cart every summer in Vilas Park. AMBER ARNOLD, STATE NEWSPAPER Sarah Zahn knew she had found her dream […]

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Drug consumption rooms are ‘pretty normal’ in other countries, says Labor MP Paul Sweeney

A LABOR MSP campaigning for safe drug consumption rooms to be legalized in Scotland has said facilities are “pretty normal” in other parts of the world. Speaking to Times Radio on Saturday morning, Glasgow MSP Paul Sweeney said drug parlors were present in around 150 locations around the world, including New York. He said: “It […]

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Salesforce Employees Sign Petition to Stop Doing Business with the NRA – NBC Bay Area

With images of the horrific and deadly Texas shooting still fresh in their minds, thousands of Bay Area techs are now telling their bosses they no longer want to sell their software to the NRA. Thousands of Salesforce employees have signed a petition asking the company to stop doing business with the gun rights group. […]

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Haitians deserve a chance to determine their future

By MP Ayanna Pressley and Reverend Dieufort Fleurissaint Each year during the month of May, we honor Haitian Heritage Month and recognize the vast contributions of the Haitian diaspora across the Commonwealth and our nation. Massachusetts 7e The Congressional District is home to one of the largest Haitian diaspora communities across the country and the […]

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Middlefield Banc to Acquire Community Bank Liberty Bancshares in $64.4M Deal

Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Liberty Bancshares Inc. (OTC Markets: LBSI), a community bank headquartered in Ada, Ohio. Middlefield is the holding company of The Middlefield Banking Co., while Liberty operates National Liberty Bank. The combination builds on Middlefield’s presence in the Columbus market while adding […]

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Moscow court extends pretrial detention of cybersecurity company chief accused of treason

The military situation in eastern Ukraine is even worse than reported, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said as Russian forces continue to advance in Donbass. Kuleba made the statement during a live Q&A session with Twitter users during which he also said the country now needs heavy weapons to fight Russia effectively and said the […]

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“Generate, allocate global funding for least developed countries facing natural disasters”

With a call to generate and allocate the necessary global financing to least developed countries facing natural disasters in order to strengthen the culture of disaster preparedness and invest in technology, the Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2022 ended today (May 27, 2022) in Bali, Indonesia. The seventh GPDRR 2022 adopted four […]

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Monkeypox is spreading in more than 20 countries: WHO

New Delhi: The monkeypox virus has spread to more than 20 countries, with around 200 confirmed cases and more than 100 suspected cases in countries where it is not usually found, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. The global health body has urged countries to increase infectious disease surveillance as outbreaks grow. Maria Van Kerkhove, […]

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State Farm cuts ties with group after anti-LGBTQ campaign

State Farm Insurance Company has terminated its partnership with a program which aims to raise awareness among children that “transgender and non-binary youth are like all other children” after being attacked in an anti-LGBTQ campaign by right-wing political and media figures. On May 24, 2022, State Farm announced that it had terminated its involvement with […]

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Caribbean American community activist humbled by landslide victory

Caribbean American community activist Monique Chandler-Waterman said on Wednesday she was “humbled” by her landslide victory in the special election in the 58 three-way raceand New York State Assembly District in Brooklyn. “The 58th Assembly District has a new Assemblyman!” exclaimed the daughter of Jamaican and Barbadian immigrants. “I’m honored that the community has placed […]

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From Ukraine to climate change, business leaders must use their senses in crises to emerge stronger: Steven Callander

Steven Callander teaches political economy at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Stanford University. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, he explains how a business can become resilient in times of crisis: What is the core of your research? I try to understand the intersections of business and government. I study how governments make policies […]

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What did other countries do after the massacres with firearms?

Around the world, mass shootings frequently encounter a common response: officials impose new restrictions to the possession of weapons. Mass shootings are becoming rarer. Homicides and suicides also tend to decrease. After a British gunman killed 16 people in 1987, the country semi-automatic weapons prohibited like the ones I used. A woman looks at a […]

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COVID-19, shootings: is mass death now tolerated in America?

A person holds a program for Aaron Salter Jr.’s funeral service at the Crosspoint Chapel on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Getzville, NY Salter Jr. was killed in the May 14 Buffalo supermarket shooting. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex) Joshua Bessex PA PROVIDENCE, RI As the nation marked 1 million deaths from COVID-19 last week, the milestone […]

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Transgender community reacts to new Bee Love homicide development

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. — A development in the Bee Love homicide case from 2019 that could bring justice to her loved ones and even Southwest Florida’s transgender community as a whole. The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office has received a tip on where a possible weapon may be found in connection with the homicide. If found, […]

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BlackRock and other major McDonald’s shareholders join company in fight against Icahn

The McDonald’s company logo is seen on the front of a restaurant in London, Britain December 10, 2021. REUTERS/May James/Files Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, May 25 (Reuters) – BlackRock (BLK.N) and other big McDonald’s (MCD.N) shareholders are backing the company in a board vote, putting the fast-food chain on […]

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Middle Eastern countries rank Japan highly in opinion polls

“By the next decade, 70% of the global economy will be based on the digital economy,” says Deemah AlYahya of DCO DAVOS: Collaboration between governments, the private sector and civil societies is crucial to ensure that the digital economy works for all, according to an international digital innovation expert, who described internet access as “no […]

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Japanese state fund eyes takeover of Toshiba as bid deadline nears

A $30 billion fund backed by the Japanese government is considering a takeover of Toshiba, entering a bidding battle that has attracted interest from the world’s biggest private equity funds. The interest from Japan Investment Corporation is believed to be the first from a state-backed fund and comes as the conglomerate nears the May 30 […]

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Art collectives in Assam give voice to community stories of the river

“No man walks twice in the same river, because it is not the same river and it is not the same man” Perhaps Heraclitus, the ancient Greek philosopher from the city of Ephesus was referring to the constant change in human life and what better example can be there than a flowing and flowing river […]

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Activists protest Amazon’s cloud conference against the company’s work with police and immigration agencies

A group of activists staged a protest at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit on Tuesday in an effort to draw attention to the company’s work with immigration agencies and law enforcement agencies. The collection of about a dozen protesters from MediaJustice, the Muslim Counterpublics Lab and For Us Not Amazon gathered outside the Walter […]

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Georgian Secretary of State Raffensperger faces Trump ally

Atlanta – Republican Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger faces a tough primary challenge on Tuesday, nearly two years after he drew the ire of former President Donald Trump for refusing to try to undo the loss of Trump facing Democrat Joe Biden in the state. Trump was quick to endorse U.S. Representative Jody Hice […]

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As host of COP27, Egypt urges countries to meet their climate commitments

Egypt, host of upcoming UN climate change summit, will push countries to deliver on pledges to sharply cut greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate ‘non-adversarial’ talks on compensating developing countries for the impacts of global warming and will enable climate activists to protest, said the new president of COP27. In an interview with The Associated Press on […]

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Detroit schools bolster civics course by including people of color, community engagement ⋆ Michigan Advance

During a social studies class at the all-girls Detroit International Academy, 10th graders learned last week about a historic student protest that occurred in April 1966 at Detroit Northern High School. The students took turns reading passages via laptop and discussing the incident with their teacher on Wednesday. They learned that northern students, who were […]

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Reactions from international civil society to the announcement of IPEF member countries

During President Biden’s trip to Japan today, the White House announced the launch of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) talks with the United States, Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Others may join later. Academics and representatives of civil society organizations from these countries, many of […]

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The president apologizes for the awards. Fascist militants in the state did not fight for democracy, say

Font size:A–|A+ Comments disabled President Zuzana Čaputová presented state awards to three men in memory, to apologize for doing so a few days later. “There was a mistake in the judging process. State awards should be given to people whose stories should leave no doubt as to whether they have served democracy,” the office wrote. […]

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US Embassy in Islamabad criticized for posting on Twitter about LGBTQ+ community

Last week, the US Embassy in Islamabad came under fire online for a Twitter post advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. The US Embassy in Islamabad released a social media post attesting to support for the LGBTQ+ community that drew condemnation from Pakistani Twitter users. “Mission Pakistan strives to strengthen and support the […]

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FIR v Vikatan, Savukku, Maridhas after article on real estate company, DMK government

The case was filed based on an article about a real estate company and the DMK government. The company alleged attempted extortion. Tamil bi-weekly magazine Junior Vikatan, a whistleblower and a Tamil YouTuber have been arrested for extortion and intimidation by Chennai police based on a complaint filed by G Square Realtors, a major infrastructure […]

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EXPLAINER: What are the key climate issues at Davos?

A view of Davos and its convention center ahead of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, Switzerland, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP) PA DAVOS, Switzerland While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine will be the focus of the gathering of business and government leaders from the World Economic […]

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On the importance of drag shows in the LGBTQ community [column] | Local voices

The angel story I was born in 2005 in Lancaster County. I grew up in a Puerto Rican family with a mother, father, abuela (grandmother) and two sisters who come occasionally on weekends. Our household is predominantly heteronormative, meaning being straight is definitely the preferred sexual orientation. Growing up, I never had an interest in […]

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‘Your community supports you:’ College, career support in City Heights

San Diego organizations and leaders came together Saturday to provide City Heights residents with much-needed support at a college and career fair. Held at Herbert Hoover High School, “The Village United” fair featured various academic and professional workshops and resources on basic needs for high school students, as well as adults hardest hit by the […]

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Countries review progress of global compact on migration

Although many migrants have worked on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their own lives to save others, they have sometimes been denied access to basic services and excluded from recovery plans, said said Thursday in New York the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres. Mr. Guterres was addressing the official opening […]

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Troy Deeney: ‘How about learning what other countries were like before Britain colonized them?’

How has what they learn changed since you were in school? This is not the case ! And that’s the problem. The curriculum has changed when it comes to IT – my son, who is 13, is learning coding and it’s been great. But it doesn’t seem to have caught up in either performance or […]

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GOP Directs Culture War Fury at Green Investing Trend | State and Region

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Queens neighborhood on edge after recent attacks on South Richmond Hill Sikh community

SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) – It’s been more than a week since the incident and Ms Kaur rarely leaves the house. She was shaking in fear as she told Eyewitness News what happened around 12.30pm last Thursday. Ms Kaur was walking home from the Sikh temple when a black SUV approached her on 114th […]

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Marion Cotillard supports impact film production company Newtopia | News

French actress Marion Cotillard teams up with filmmaker and environmental activist Cyril Dion and producer Magali Payen in the creation of ccontent company Newtopia, inspired by Participant Media’s impact film approach in the US. Its central objective will be to create content that offers new narratives around issues such as environmentalism, science, society, health, geopolitics, […]

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Kohl’s activist investor rips company’s ‘alarming’ behavior

Kohl’s management team and board have many more questions that need answers, says the activist investor who has a long-running fight against the out-of-mall retailer. “It was alarming to learn yesterday that the current board of directors appears to have withheld important information from shareholders about the state of Kohl’s in the run-up to this […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen drops $11.5 million lawsuit against cannabis company

Breadcrumb Links world news News Legalization The ‘Borat’ actor was seeking $11.5 million in damages over a billboard ad that falsely implied he supported the cannabis company and its products FILE: British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen dressed as his alter ego ‘Borat’ wears a traditional Australian bush hat at the Australian premiere of his film, […]

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EXPLAINER: What you need to know about China’s crackdown on Uyghurs | Top countries

While the Uyghurs have existed for centuries, the conflict surrounding them has only gained global attention in recent years – triggering 43 countries and counting to condemn the Chinese government for its human rights abuses against this community and prompting many to ask: Who is it? group, what is happening to them and what is […]

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Vote Weiner for State Senate District 45

Emilie Silliman May. 19, 2022 09:04 I am writing on behalf of Janice Weiner for Iowa Senate District 45, which includes most of Iowa City. This is the seat currently occupied by Joe Bolkcom. Janice is a hardworking member of the Iowa City Council. She was also an activist, testifying in Des Moines on issues […]

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A conservative community activist | News

Smart, ambitious, community-minded. These are words those who know Regan Deering use to describe the candidate for the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District, an eel-shaped district that stretches from East St. Louis to Springfield to Decatur and is ends in Champaign-Urbana. But as soon as her name comes up, something else is often […]

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Kohl’s says two top executives are leaving, as company seeks buyer

Vehicles are parked in front of a Kohl’s department store in Ashland, Kentucky. Luke Sharret | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kohl’s said on Wednesday it was losing two of its top executives, as the retailer searches for a potential buyer under pressure from activists to sell the business. Doug Howe, Kohl’s merchandising director, is leaving […]

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La’Tasha Mayes is set to win the State House 24th District Democratic nomination

Reproductive rights activist La’Tasha Mayes is poised to secure the Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania’s 24th State House District. As of Wednesday afternoon, Mayes had garnered 46.7% of the votes counted, compared to 37.8% for newly elected state Representative Martell Covington and 15.5% for fair housing activist Randall Taylor. according to unofficial counts. Covington, a former […]

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Berkley community tries to find solutions to gun violence after shots are fired at vigil for man killed in shooting

NORFOLK, Va. – The Berkley community continues to mourn after a shooting at a vigil for a recently killed young man. Marvin Milton’s family was holding a memorial on May 15 when people got out of a car and fired about 12 shots, witnesses said. At present, it remains unclear where the bullets came from […]

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Hedge fund investors control 46% of La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) and were rewarded last week after the stock rose 16%

To get a sense of who really controls La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC), it’s important to understand the company’s ownership structure. The group with the largest number of shares in the company, around 46% to be precise, are hedge funds. That is, the group will benefit the most if the stock goes up (or lose […]

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The race of Pennsylvania governors has divided Republicans and United Democrats

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-District 33, Republican gubernatorial candidate, speaks to supporters during a campaign stop at Alfredo’s Brick Oven Pizza in Hazleton, Pennsylvania on Friday, May 13, 2022. ( John Haeger/Standard-Speaker via AP) John Haeger PA HARRISBURG, Pa. As the vote count is underway in the Pennsylvania primary, some Republican Party officials are twisted […]

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US Domestic News Roundup: California law requiring women to serve on company boards overturned; California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police and more

Below is a summary of briefs from US domestic news. California law requiring women to serve on corporate boards overturned A state court judge has ruled unconstitutional California law requiring public companies to include women on their boards, dealing another blow to the state’s drive to diversify corporate leadership. Los Angeles Superior Court […]

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Countries where LGBTQ people face the death penalty urged to abolish it

Protesters in London against the death penalty in Iran. (John Keeble/Getty) A number of leading LGBTQ+ organizations have called on 11 countries to end the threat of the death penalty as punishment for gay people. ILGA Asia, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and five other organizations have condemned the use of violence against LGBTQ+ […]

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In 2 years, the State has paid Rs 60 cr to Raj Bhavan: RTI

Over the past two years, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government has disbursed Rs 60 million for the expenses of Raj Bhavan, the official governor’s residence where Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari currently resides. Out of Rs 60 crore, Rs 53.30 crore has already been spent, revealed the response to an RTI filed by activist Anil […]

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EDITORIAL: Will Marcos move closer to China and risk alienating democratic countries?

At the end of June, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will begin a six-year term as President of the Republic of the Philippines after winning the post in a landslide victory in the May 9 election. The presumed president is the eldest son of former dictator and late president Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled the […]

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Buffalo residents mourn loved ones and a community’s refuge

BUFFALO, New York — Phylicia Dove can’t hold back tears as she talks about the massacre that destroyed her community’s shelter in Buffalo’s Masten Park neighborhood. “Tops Market was a place of community, a safe space for us to meet, talk, be together,” she told CNN. “There’s no one here who hasn’t visited this Tops. […]

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Sydney’s Inner West Council has replaced the state flag with the Aboriginal flag in four places

It took campaigner Kamilaroi Cheree Toka five years to see results from the NSW government after years of lobbying. She wanted to see the Aboriginal flag flown over the Sydney Harbor Bridge all year round, but the state government claimed flag protocols prevented her from flying instead of the NSW flag. In February, New South […]

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Community leaders hold a rally, calling for a peaceful end to violence across the city

DETROIT – Community leaders gathered on Detroit’s east side to call for a peaceful end to the violence across the city. The group consisted of the Detroit 300, members of the Detroit Police Department, representatives of Detroit City Council members, Minister Malik Shabazz, Maurice “Pastor Mo” Hardwick and many others. This was all part of […]

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Why a growing number of Latin American countries are legalizing abortion

Ali Rogin: In the past three years alone, abortion rights activists in Latin America have celebrated major victories. Their movement is called the Marea Verde, the green wave of green scarves first worn by activists in Argentina. In 2020, this country legalized abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. It was previously treated as a […]

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Nielsen CEO David Kenny Says Company Numbers Still Matter

How did the simple act of counting viewers become so controversial? David Kenny thinks he knows. The Nielsen CEO has been under fire for months, ever since some of his company’s biggest clients – national television networks – began complaining about how Nielsen compiled viewership during the coronavirus pandemic. . They still complain. And Nielsen […]

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As Musk takeover looms, Twitter searches for its soul

FILE – CEO Elon Musk leaves the Justice Center in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Musk says his planned $44 billion purchase of Twitter is “temporarily on hold” pending details about the spam and fake accounts on social media platform. The announcement the billionaire Tesla tweeted on Friday, May 13, 2022 is another twist […]

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American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist Mistah Fab Net Worth: How old is Mistah?

The Life and Times of Mistah Fab Mistah Fab was born on January 23, 1982, in the United States, and is a popular rapper. Rapper Stanley Cox, born Stanley Cox, was an important player in Oakland’s underground hip-hop community. He is Aquarius by zodiac sign, according to fortune tellers. Life imprisonment was imposed on his […]

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15 European countries denounce Israeli plans to build more than 4,000 new units for settlers in the West Bank

Fifteen European countries have expressed concern over the Israeli regime’s plans to build nearly 4,500 new illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank. The move constitutes a flagrant violation of international law and stands in the way of a just and lasting solution to the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the foreign ministries of France, Belgium, […]

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Newcomer Ciliberti challenges incumbent State Rep. Lawrence in 13th District Republican primary – Daily Local

WEST GROVE — Two candidates are vying for the Republican nomination for the 13th Legislative District this Tuesday, primary election day, May 17. Incumbent State Representative John Lawrence, R-13th of West Grove, is running to retain his seat against political newcomer Carmela Ciliberti of New London. Lawrence has held the seat since 2011. “I came […]

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Russian state energy company cuts power to Finland as Helsinki prepares for NATO bid

Ukraine says it thwarted an attempt by Russian forces to cross a key river to the east, costing Moscow a significant number of troops and significant armored equipment in another setback for the Kremlin during its invasion of Ukraine as Germany urged President Vladimir Putin to agree to a ceasefire as soon as possible. On […]

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Full Circle Moments for Howard University’s Fine Arts Community at 2022 Graduation

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC News Editor Generations of Howard’s fine arts community demonstrated how the torch has passed to the famed HBCU, both on the podium and in the audience at Howard University’s 154th launch celebrated on May 7. Taraji P. Henson, Howard University alumnus, Oscar-winning actress, producer and director, has returned to the […]

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ASEAN countries to get US investment of $150m

Published: May 13, 2022 5:14:07 p.m. US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a pledge to spend $150 million on infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts to counter influence of rival China. On Thursday, Biden kicked off a two-day summit with the Association of 10 Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

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How debt cancellation could help poor countries prepare for climate change

As the planet heats up, worsening crises are pushing poor countries toward humanitarian catastrophe. Global warming disproportionately threatens the developing world with rising sea levels, more intense storms and scorching heat waves. At the same time, crippling debt is making it harder for many of these countries to prepare for and recover from these disasters. […]

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Rights group: Israel approves more than 4,000 new homes for settlers

FILE – A general view of the Jewish settlement of Efrat in the West Bank, Thursday, March 10, 2022. An Israeli rights group says Israel has approved the construction of more than 4,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank. This is the biggest advancement of settlement projects since the Biden administration came to power. […]

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Shareholder: Amazon’s ‘astronomical’ misuse of customer data could ruin the company

Taking a new approach to draw attention to how Amazon uses people’s data, a shareholder is suing Jeff Bezos, Andy Jassy and 17 other Amazon executives who he says knowingly allowed the company to violate the state laws. Amazon has previously come under fire for the way it uses biometric data, things like fingerprints and […]

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North Korea and Eritrea are the only two countries without vaccines

Placeholder while loading article actions North Korea admitted the inevitable this week – that covid-19 had finally reached its population. But for global health experts, there’s one particularly worrying detail: It’s one of only two countries without any vaccines. North Korea and Eritrea – both poor and ruled by brutal governments – have refused to […]

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Queens and New York community calls for freedom for wrongfully accused man ahead of 97th court appearance

On the morning of May 10, about 30 protesters gathered on the steps of Queens County Criminal Court in New York to demand that District Attorney Melinda Katz drop all charges against 22-year-old Prakash Churaman. Desis Rising Up and Moving organized the rally, which was attended by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, How Our […]

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Bangladesh may have talks with ASEAN countries to sign FTA: Philippine envoy

Star Activity Report Thu, May 12, 2022 6:00 PM Last updated on: Thu, May 12, 2022 6:15 PM Philippine Ambassador Alan L Deniega met on Wednesday with Rizwan Rahman, President of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Photo: Collected “> Philippine Ambassador Alan L Deniega met on Wednesday with Rizwan Rahman, President of the […]

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Protesters rage against French company for stay in Russia

WARSAW, Poland – A man in Russian military uniform stood at the entrance to a large home improvement store in Poland’s capital, greeting shoppers and thanking them for funding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. Medal-adorned Polish activist Arkadiusz Szczurek demonstrated outside a French Leroy Merlin store in Warsaw as shoppers flocked to buy […]

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OP/ED: Georgia Governor and Public Schools Chief Must Make Underfunded Schools Top Priority – On Common Ground News

By State Representative Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) The recent education crisis within the DeKalb County school system requires an objective eye, moral fortitude, and moral integrity to bring a solution to my constituents. I fought to put our children first and held our local school system accountable for over 20 years and will continue to […]

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Louisville Community Leaders Express Concern Over Teen Violence

Within days, three teenagers were charged in two separate homicide cases. Activists say that while the problem is not new, it is becoming more widespread. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After seeing three Louisville teenagers charged with murder in just days, concerned community leaders say early intervention in children’s lives is more important than ever. On Monday, […]

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India among 30 strange countries that have not criminalized marital rape

India remains among some 30 countries where marital rape is not criminalized as Delhi High Court’s split verdict on the issue on Wednesday gave little cause for celebration for those fighting against the clause. alleged discrimination under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code. According to a UN Women report, most of these 34 countries […]

Activist state

‘Succession’ star sticks hand at Starbucks counter in protest

FILE – Actor James Cromwell arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Cromwell stuck his hand to a Starbucks counter in downtown Manhattan to protest the coffee chain’s overcharge for plant-based milk, Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in New York City. […]

Activist community

Community responds to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade – The Williams Record

The student-led event took place on the steps of the Paresky Center. (Kitt Urdang/The Williams Disc) On Friday afternoon, a group of about 50 students and city residents gathered on the steps of the Paresky Center to show their support for abortion rights and take action to protect reproductive freedoms. an initial draft of a […]

Activist company

Ties to ‘harmful’ spyware firm spark criticism of Ottawa adviser on internet regulation

One of the federal government’s expert advisers on internet malfeasance is being criticized for his role as an adviser to a global spy technology firm. Vivek Krishnamurthy, a law professor at the University of Ottawa, is one of 12 experts the Liberal government appointed this year to work on revamping Ottawa’s plan to regulate online […]

Activist countries

Iranian exports to African countries increased by 120% last year

Ali Akbar Rezaei said Tuesday during a seminar titled “Examining Opportunities in the Senegalese Market”, which was held by videoconference between Iran’s Ambassador to Senegal and representatives of a number of manufacturers of the Alborz province, and said that West Africa has a population of around 1.4 million which is a good hub to invest […]

Activist state

Anti-abortion activist scales skyscrapers to spread his message

Maison Des Champs knew he would likely be arrested once he reached the top of the New York Times Building in Manhattan on Thursday, but he was at peace with that – he had been arrested two days earlier after solo climbing the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. Surprisingly, the police were nowhere to be […]