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Texas bans more books than any other state

Illustration: Aida Amer/Axios This is Banned Books Week and one new report from the PEN America writers group shows that Texas has banned more books than any other state. The PEN America report found that 1,648 individual book titles were banned nationwide in 2,532 rulings from July 2021 to June 2022. The total number of […]

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Labor lobby in Africa urges Gulf countries to follow Qatar’s footsteps in labor reforms – Doha News

Kenyan officials recently fired a national who fell ill as a domestic worker worker in saudi arabia and was allegedly denied access to timely medical care. As part of a long-term strategy to protect employees, a labor lobby in the Horn of Africa is urging other Gulf countries to begin labor reforms similar to those […]

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Over 100 community leaders write open letter calling for ‘urgent action’ on cost of living crisis

More than 100 charity leaders, community activists and academics across Northern Ireland have issued a joint call for urgent action to tackle the cost of living crisis. he letter, which was released on Thursday, calls for the immediate formation of a new Stormont executive. He has been signed by groups such as Extern NI, Action […]

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New York attorney general sues Trump and company – breaking it down

The Trumps and their company are accused in a 221-page civil complaint filed Wednesday of engaging in a year-long plan to enrich themselves by inflating the values ​​of a wide range of properties, stretching across their international real estate empire. The complaint accuses the company of more than 200 instances of false asset valuations, described […]

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No time to waste. Ministerial meeting calls for urgent funding for countries most vulnerable to climate change | African development bank

With just two months to go before the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, Africa and other developing regions of the world bearing the brunt of climate change are warning its transformation into a simple shop of promises. The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, and speakers from the […]

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Governor Kristi Noem Sued Over Release of Travel Expense Records | State and Region

By STEPHEN GROVES – Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem faces a lawsuit after her office refused to release expense reports for five out-of-state trips this year to a watchdog group liberal. American Oversight, an organization that files open case requests and litigation against Republican officials, filed a lawsuit […]

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Michael House fosters community and builds life skills for new moms

“I didn’t really think I needed any help back then, but I really see now that the support they gave me has really shaped who I am today” When Sharelle Scullion first moved into Michael House in 2017, she didn’t really want to be there. But newly pregnant and living with her grandparents “too old” […]

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Burning Coal Theater Company Presents World Premiere of A GREAT BIG WOOLLY MAMMOTH THAWING

Opening the Burning Coal Theater Company’s 2022-23 season, A Great Big Wooly Mammoth Thawing From The Ice is a world premiere by London playwright Tatty Hennessy. Hennessy uses a New York Times article on melting permafrost and the recent discovery of preserved mammoths as inspiration to explore the unexpected sides of climate change and its […]

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Judge denies state’s motion to dismiss Desiree Diaz case

The family of Desiree Diaz, who died aged 33 in 2018 after spending a night at York Correctional Institution in East Lyme, have pushed back against state efforts to dismiss her medical malpractice lawsuit. Judge Steven Jacobs denied the state attorney general’s office’s motion to dismiss the case on September 16. Diaz’s mother, Katherine Lindsay, […]

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Lexington East End activist named 2022 Community Champion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) — Decades of commitment were recognized in Lexington on Tuesday as Thomas Tolliver was honored as this year’s Lexington Community Champion. The ceremony took place Tuesday morning at Charles Young Park in the city’s East End. Its location suits a man like Tolliver, who has dedicated the past 28 years to uncovering […]

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Africa: Nakate – Closing the gender gap in education can help countries better adapt to the climate crisis

Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan climate activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, believes that closing the gender gap in education can help countries better adapt to the climate crisis. On Monday, Nakate addressed world leaders and key stakeholders gathered in New York, United States of America, for the United Nations Transforming Education Summit. UN Secretary General Antonio […]

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Florida infant confirmed to have monkeypox, youngest in state with virus | app

The United States Centers for Disease Control & Prevention released details on Monday of how an infant in Florida contracted monkeypox and battled full bodily harm. The Brevard County child, diagnosed in August, is the youngest in the state to have the virus, although 27 confirmed cases of monkeypox in pediatric patients under the age […]

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Over 130 countries respond to call to restart education systems at UN Summit – Manila Bulletin

More than 130 countries pledged to restart their education systems and accelerate action to end the learning crisis at the United Nations Transforming Education Summit on Tuesday, September 20. The United Nations Education Transformation Summit aims to discuss the education crisis where 147 million students are missing more than half of their in-person instruction since […]

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Wisconsin Community Shares: This Thursday: Community Changemakers Awards

Madison, WI – On September 22, Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) will honor local leaders and organizations that are advancing social and environmental justice in our community. The annual Community Change-Maker Awards event will take place at Union South and online. The public is invited to attend the event. Tickets purchased to support this event […]

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Democrats dump more than $1 million into Oregon governor’s race as blue state gets started

Elections Democrat Tina Kotek is locked in a tight race with independent Republican challengers Tina Kotek/Getty Images Josh Christenson • September 19, 2022 4:30 p.m. The Democratic Governors Association poured more than $1 million into the Oregon governor’s race last week, its biggest contribution yet to the state. The Association paid $1.25 million on Thursday […]

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Wix Stock Jumps After Starboard Value’s 9% Stake in the Company

Shares of Wix are soaring after activist investor Starboard Value disclosed its 9% stake in the company. Video transcript [AUDIO LOGO] SEANA SMITH: Well, my game today is WIX, the top Trending Ticker, one of the Top Trending tickers here on Yahoo Finance. Shares are soaring, up around 15% on activist investor Starboard Value revealing […]

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Forward Motion Dance Company is back on stage at Thalian Hall this week

Forward Motion Dance Company is back on stage at Thalian Hall this week with its first performance since 2019. Director and Founder Tracey Varga, says the company is thrilled to be back on stage with its program, Cape Fear Arts in Motion: Visuals, Voices and Variations. Varga says there are several plays on the program […]

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Israel appoints its first ambassador to Turkey since 2018 as countries restore ties

Irit Lillian, a senior diplomat who played a key role in Israeli-Turkish reconciliation, will be the next ambassador to Turkey, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday. Lillian has served as Israel’s Chargé d’Affaires in Ankara since February 2021, during which time the two sides moved slowly to restore full diplomatic relations. There has not been an […]

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Vizhinjam port faces harsh weather conditions amid protests from fishing community

Security personnel attempt to disperse fishermen and activists during a protest against Adani port project in Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram (Photo: PTI) Dear reader, Business Standard has always endeavored to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and that have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your constant […]

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Activists fear surveillance threat as China equips ‘Belt and Road’ countries with spying technology

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The drones were hard to avoid: they buzzed above the crowd of protesters holding banners and shouting slogans outside the NagaWorld casino in the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh, then hovered above each of the speakers as the crowd clamored justice. As hundreds of workers went on strike outside the glass […]

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Transgender Model, Chicago Fashionista, Transgender, Trans Clothing Company

Noella McMaher. Image courtesy: Instagram NEW YORK: Noella McMaher, 10, is believed to be the youngest transgender model to ever walk New York Fashion Week in February and September. The Chicago fashionista said, “It’s cool to have this title. “It shows that I really like showing off and that being transgender isn’t bad.” In February, […]

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West Virginia becomes the second state to enact an abortion ban since the overthrow of Roe v. wave | The State Journal West Virginia Business News

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Community Gathers to Unveil Black History Mural in Downtown Joplin | Local News

Some of the faces in the new mural on the side of Bruce Cuthbert’s eye care business on First and Main streets may seem familiar to those who remember artists from the early and mid-20th century. A face in this mural, that of saxophonist and musician Charles McPherson, is someone who is still alive. All […]

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Pita Juarez combines her love of journalism and community to create films

Pita Juárez, originally from Guatemala, pero criada en Arizona, ha logrado que las voces de la comunidad sean escuchadas, ya se a través de un reportaje, una interviewta or un documentary de cine. Cortesia Pita Juarez Telling people’s stories, especially those of immigrants living in Arizona, is a passion that has driven Pita Juárez to […]

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Once McCain’s party, Arizona GOP returns to far-right roots

FILE – Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake waves to the crowd as former President Donald Trump speaks at a Save America rally on July 22, 2022 in Prescott, in Arizona. Lake, a well-known former television anchor, delighted segments of the GOP base who have long been at odds with their party establishment and want […]

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Miami Jewish community honors Israeli philanthropic medical group

An Israeli philanthropic organization that helps patients seeking medical advice and counseling was honored last week at a conference hosted by the Miami Jewish Community. Lema’anchem (translated from Hebrew as “for you”) is an NGO that provides free advice to thousands of patients in Israel and abroad who need advice, a second opinion and companionship […]

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The prospect of a far-right prime minister divides Italian women

A worker sews D.Exterior garments at the Cose di Maglia factory, in Brescia, Italy, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Italy may be about to elect its first female prime minister. This prospect delights some Italian women, but others are appalled by his conservative beliefs and policies. If opinion polls turn out to be correct, Giorgia Meloni […]

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Fashion on an inclusive path as the queer community reclaims its space

The queer community claims their space in fashion and merges it with art and politics to express their gender identities. Nitish Anand, a drag queen also known as Shabnam Bewafa, says dressing up as a girl is a great way to celebrate inner femininity. Pupps Roy calls himself “all things beautifully weird”. Chinki Sinha, editor-in-chief […]

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US Russia bill will punish African countries: SA Prez Cyril Ramaphosa

A US bill that seeks to act against African countries that support Russian activities on the continent has been described by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as having the potential to punish such countries. Addressing a meeting with the US Congressional Black Caucus and anti-apartheid veterans on Friday, Ramaphosa said the […]

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Brian Stokes Mitchell to perform at Michigan State’s Wharton Center

What would Broadway’s main man be if he wasn’t an artist? Brian Stokes Mitchell says he would probably be a theoretical physicist. “I’m a big science nerd,” Mitchell said. “They are the group of esoteric and imaginative scientists.” As a child, Mitchell thought he would go into aviation or marine biology. Instead, he became an […]

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Karnataka’s anti-conversion law ‘not relevant in Goa’, state legal experts say

Sep 17, 2022 | 06:47 IST Karnataka’s anti-conversion law ‘not relevant in Goa’, state legal experts say Forced conversions are already supported as part of the IPC; there are also no forced conversions, according to Goa legal luminaries Team Herald PANJIM: A day after the Karnataka Legislative Council passed the controversial Karnataka Religious Freedom Protection […]

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Harris-Dawson Leads Community Healing at Roscoe’s Restaurant – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Left to right are Pastor Ken Walden, Board Members Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Curren Price, and Pastor J. Edgar Boyd bow in prayer for the safety of workers and customers at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant. (Courtesy picture) Council member Marqueece Harris-Dawson brings the community together to speak out against violence, promote healing and support at […]

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What countries with the Queen on their currency will do next

With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, many people are wondering what will happen to Commonwealth banknotes and coins, which laid bare the image of the monarch for much of her 70-year reign. The Queen’s image can be found on the currency of more than 15 countries, the most populous being the United Kingdom, Australia, […]

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The UK may still be in mourning, but these countries want their jewelery back – now

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted Britain’s former colonies to demand the royal family return some of the world’s most famous jewels. As the British Empire expanded and acquired colonies, gems (among other priceless possessions) were brought back to Britain and displayed as souvenirs or spoils of war. Now, when the Queen was […]

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GOP candidate wants abortion referendum in New Mexico | State

SANTA FE, NM (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor of New Mexico has proposed a statewide referendum that could impose new limitations on access to abortion procedures, introducing the idea in a TV commercial on Thursday. Mark Ronchetti argued for a ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy with exceptions for rape, incest […]

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Amid wave of gun violence, community activist urges people to think before pulling the trigger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Weathers and Mayor Linda Gorton say community members need to speak up if they have information about any of the shootings. It comes as the city nears a record number of murders for a single year. People in the community tell us they have never seen anything […]

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Russian mercenary company Wagner “recruits cannibals” for the war against Ukraine

До Пвк Вагнера набирають засуджених за будь kids kid’s статтями, але Відають Переваваавау Перевагу Read also: “Putin’s leader” ordered Wagner’s mercenaries to assassinate Azov soldiers in Olenivka – Ukrainian intelligence “They take everyone no matter what they’re in jail for,” Romanova said in a video on the “Popular Politics” YouTube channel. “They took on a […]

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8 cultural artifacts that the British stole from other countries

Throughout its history, the British Empire has taken countless artifacts from its colonies and other countries. Governments and activists have since called for the repatriation of these cultural artifacts. Here are 8 of the objects the Brits took – and their controversial stories. Throughout history, Britain has been heedful of its imperial roots. The country […]

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Fast Company Announces Return of In-Person Fast Company Innovation Festival

NEW YORK (WEB PR) September 15, 2022 Fast Company announces its 8th annual Fast Company Innovation Festival, taking place September 19-22 in New York City. During the week, the festival theme “Innovation Unbound” will bring together leaders, creators, inventors, founders and artists who are driving innovation in 2022 for bold conversations, hands-on workshops and […]

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“Greenhouse gas emitting countries are obliged to provide funds to Bangladesh”

Published: September 15, 2022 5:32:41 p.m. | Updated: September 15, 2022 8:16:58 PM UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change, Ian Fry, said major greenhouse gas emitting countries have a clear obligation under international law. to provide funds to help highly vulnerable countries like Bangladesh […]

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Former US Secretary of State Pompeo sends a ‘message to the Chinese people’

The “Evening Chats with Mike Pompeo” video series is a new initiative of the China Center at the Hudson Institute. Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo now has an online series where he aims to speak directly to the Chinese people about the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and US-China relations. The series, “Evening Chats […]

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Community remembers Jonathan Ferrell 9 years after he was mistakenly shot by a CMPD officer

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Many people move to Charlotte every day, so many current residents may not have been there nine years ago. But if you were, you will remember what happened on September 14, 2013. Jonathan Ferrell, 24, was in a car accident and stumbled towards officers, bloodied and beaten but unable to call […]

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Patagonia owner donates $3 billion company to climate change activism

The founder of outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia announced on Wednesday that he was handing over his company after 50 years to groups that advocate climate change mitigation. Yvon Chouinard, 83, said in a statement on Wednesday that rather than sell Patagonia, which is valued at around $3 billion, his family has decided to […]

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Patagonia owner donates $3 billion company to climate change activism | United States and world

The founder of outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia announced on Wednesday that he was handing over his company after 50 years to groups that advocate climate change mitigation. Yvon Chouinard, 83, said in a statement on Wednesday that rather than sell Patagonia, which is valued at around $3 billion, his family has decided to […]

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Three other countries are banned from attending Her Majesty’s state funeral on Monday

Representatives of Syria, Venezuela and Afghanistan were BANNED from attending the Queen’s state funeral on Monday. Meanwhile, North Korea and Nicaragua are joining Iran having been invited only at ambassadorial level, Whitehall sources confirmed today. 3 Her Majesty’s State Funeral will take place on MondayCredit: PA 3 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and madman Vlad Putin […]

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UPCOMING: Learn About the State’s Electoral System | New

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Reclaiming the community by learning from the past

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News’ East End often makes headlines for the wrong reason. But there are dedicated volunteers trying to change an image that’s often tarnished by violent crime, and they’re doing it through the creative process. Asa Jackson, who sits on Virginia Commission for the Artsraises his voice to get the […]

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US sells home of couple working illegally with Syrian company

BALAKLIIA, Ukraine: Ukraine aims to liberate all territory occupied by invading Russian forces after pushing them back in a swift counteroffensive in the northeast, a goal US President Joe Biden has said is “a long term” to achieve.In a speech on Tuesday evening, President Volodymyr Zelensky said about 8,000 square kilometers had been liberated by […]

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Step OUTside Festival at Marsha P. Johnson State Park Celebrates Pride Outdoors

When you name a park after legendary trans activist Marsha P. Johnson, you also need to take steps to ensure it lives up to its philosophy of community care. The Step OUTSide Festival, a one-of-a-kind event at the park, seems to be doing just that. The one-day event will take place on Sunday, September 25 […]

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Queen’s funeral: Three countries banned from attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

Representatives from Russia, Belarus and Myanmar were barred from the Queen’s state funeral on Monday. Meanwhile, Iran will only occasionally be represented at the ambassadorial level. The snub sticks two fingers to Vladimir Putin, whose troops recently lost 6,000 square kilometers of captured territory to heroic Ukrainian soldiers. In Myanmar, ruling military leaders have been […]

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State Judge Says State of Alaska Must Be Part of Case Against Rep. Eastman Over Oath Keepers Membership

David Eastman An Alaska Superior Court judge has ruled that the state of Alaska must be part of the lawsuit in which a constituent of Rep. David Eastman said Eastman violated the constitution’s “disloyalty” clause and should be relieved of his duties because of his membership in the Oath Keepers. . The state had asked […]

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DC demands response from Company Bagh clubs over liquor service: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Charanjit Singh Teja Amritsar, September 12 On the complaint of a social activist, PC Sharma (a lawyer), demanding the removal of infrastructure and a ban on the serving of alcohol at Amritsar Club, Service Club and Lumsden Club, all located inside Ram Bagh, a monument protected under the Ancient Monuments […]

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A telephone bank of the Jewish community for access to abortion

In November, Kentucky voters will vote on a state constitutional amendment that could lead to a total ban on abortion in their state. Never miss the best stories and events! Obtain JewishBoston this week. Join us as we come together as a community united by our Jewish values ​​to call on Kentucky voters to urge […]

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Leslie Uggams will receive the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award from the York Theater Company | app

NEW YORK — Leslie Uggams has another prize to add to its coat. The 79-year-old showbiz star, who already has Emmy and Tony awards under her belt, will be honored with the York Theater Company’s 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable […]

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Bahrain has highest number of political prisoners among Arab countries: rights group

An independent human rights organization has censured Bahrain for its crackdown and brutal crackdown on political opponents and democracy advocates, saying the Persian Gulf kingdom has the highest number of political prisoners among Arab States. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) said in a report that Bahrain, under the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty, has […]

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Which countries will King Charles III rule? | Explanatory news

The accession of King Charles III led to further calls in Caribbean countries to remove the monarch from their head of state. The death of Queen Elizabeth II has sparked an outpouring of condolences from around the world, but in some former colonies there are questions about the future of the monarchy. The accession of […]

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EU countries must review Russian visa applications for security risks

Russian nationals applying for short-stay visas from EU countries must undergo a “strict security risk assessment”, the European Commission said. The Commission has published new guidelines for Member States following a decision to suspend the EU’s visa facilitation agreement with Russia, which gives Member States broad discretion and increased control in the processing of requests. […]

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FIM2022 a one stop shop for the local and global franchise community

Nanta (center), Azman (second from right) and Radzali (right) with franchisor Marrybrown in a group photo after the launch of FIM2022 at KLCC. KUCHING (September 12): The 29th Malaysia International Franchise Exhibition & Conference (FIM2022) themed “Rebuilding Growth, Driving Excellence” served as a one-stop hub for the local and international franchise community. Launched on September […]

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In Britain’s Jamaican community, a mixture of respect for the Queen and disdain for a colonial heritage

In a room in south London, pictures of Caribbean veterans who served in Britain’s armed forces hang on the wall alongside a majestic official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Dozens of people enjoy plates of fritters and saltfish cakes before the start of a lecture by a Jamaican war veteran. The crowd is invited to […]

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The State of New Jersey will create a black heritage trail

Source: Heritage Images/Getty Fpioneer abolitionist, Harriet TubmanCape May’s ties to activist, musician and actor Paul RobsonThe childhood home of Princeton, New Jersey, is full of pockets of black history, and a new project will ensure the untold stories of black pioneers that exist in the Garden State are amplified and celebrated. According NBCelected officials and […]

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Training alert! Join our highly rated course Understanding Business Accounts – Finance Uncovered

The basics Course dates: October 12 – November 23, 2022 Available seats : 15 Deadline for applications: September 26, 2022. Where: Online via interactive and facilitated self-study modules (approximately 15 hours of learning) plus four one-hour group Zoom seminars with experts from Finance Uncovered – and a written and graded assignment at the end. Price: […]

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New mural created for Bogside community worker Donncha MacNiallais – Derry Daily

A new mural has appeared in the Bogside area of ​​Derry honoring Donncha MacNiallais after his death. The former IRA Blanketman and Gaeilgeoir died “suddenly” at the age of 64 on Friday. Mr MacNiallais’ coffin was carried through the Bogside on Saturday draped in the Irish tricolor before heading to his Waterside home. His funeral […]

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‘I can’t cry’: the former colonies fought over the queen

Nairobi, Kenya Upon taking the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II inherited millions of subjects around the world, many of whom did not want her. Today, in the former colonies of the British Empire, his death arouses complicated feelings, including anger. Beyond official condolences praising the Queen’s longevity and service, there is some bitterness about […]

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1 election in the tiny Solomon Islands has 2 major countries locked in a geopolitical standoff

The tiny island of Solomon in the Indo-Pacific continues to make the news from time to time. The main reasons for this are its vital situation and the security pact it has signed with China. Leaders of several countries have often flocked to the island since then. They don’t want an Indo-Pacific country to side […]

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The arrest of actress Damitha and the debate on the state of malnutrition in the country sparks | Print edition

Views) : By Sandun Jayawardana The arrest of a prominent ‘aragalaya’ activist and a contentious debate over malnutrition among mothers and children across the country have sparked sparks between the government and opposition benches in parliament this week. The arrest of award-winning actress Damitha Abeyratne, who had been at the forefront of the aragalaya (struggle), […]

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Pride Fest draws LGBTQ community — and supporters like Governor Pritzker — to all-day party in Naperville – Chicago Tribune

As she surveyed the colorful crowd on a pristine late-summer Saturday at Naper Settlement, Amy Jackson said: ‘There’s something really special about something like this happening on the lawn of the across the street. It’s in your zip code. It’s your community. And it’s really beautiful. Like thousands of other people in the western suburbs, […]

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Former CVS CEO Tom Ryan accuses McKee of ‘slandering’ company in new TV ad

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Former longtime CVS Health chief executive Tom Ryan lambastes Gov. Dan McKee over a new attack TV ad that criticizes Rhode Island’s largest private company for allegedly helped fuel the opioid crisis. McKee released the new ad Friday afternoon as his campaign seeks to curb the momentum of his main Democratic […]

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Training horn! Join our highly rated course Understanding Business Accounts – Finance Uncovered

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Food license for Silly Souls Cafe in GOA issued to company controlled by husband of Smriti Irani: Rti reveals

Irani has been at the center of controversy since the Goa Excise Commissioner issued a notice in July alleging that the Silly Souls Cafe and Bar’s liquor license had been illegally renewed. Irani’s daughter, Zoish, had in an interview said the restaurant was hers, contrary to Irani’s claims. The application, along with the resolutions of […]

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NGO proposes bill to downgrade ‘safe’ countries that criminalize LGBTIQ+ people

The Aditus Foundation, the humanitarian NGO, has proposed a bill to amend Maltese asylum law to declassify as ‘safe’ countries that criminalize LBGTIQ+ identities or behaviour. The #Safe4All legal initiative was launched on the occasion of Malta Pride 2022 and in the run-up to Euro Pride Valletta 2023. The document that was presented to the […]

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Sri Lankan trade unions stage fake campaign against state repression

Sri Lanka’s Trade Union and Mass Organization (TUMO) invited opposition political parties and key diplomats, including from the UK, Canada and Australia, to a seminar in Colombo last month to pressure on the government of President Ranil Wickremesinghe to end its repressive actions. Meeting of mixed unions and mass organizations. [Photo: WSWS] The TUMO is […]

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Street named after a longtime South Philly community activist

Street named after a longtime South Philly community activist A South Philadelphia community activist is honored four years after her death. She was known for her work with at-risk children and for being a pillar of her community. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA – A South Philadelphia community activist is honored four years after her death. She was […]

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UN urges rich countries to seek compensation to tackle climate change losses

From drought to floods and rising sea levels, the cost of damage caused by climate change will only increase as the world heats up, prompting concern from senior officials and activists as to how to pay it. “Loss and damage from the climate crisis is not a future event. It is happening now, all around […]

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Can Doug Mastriano win in a purple state while staying in the right bubble?

Let’s start with Grant Clarkson. Clarkson was at the capitol on January 6, 2021. He was standing near one of the building’s doors when rioters burst inside. When rioters seized media equipment and destroyed it, Clarkson appeared look and smile. Just over a year later, Clarkson was once again involved in politics. Now a primary […]

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Shipping company changes course around Sri Lanka to protect blue whales

The world’s largest shipping container carrier has changed its route south of Sri Lanka to protect blue whales and other creatures. The Mediterranean Shipping Company has moved its route 15 nautical miles south of the path designated by the local traffic separation system on the advice of a group of scientists and charities. Modeling suggests […]

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Take the New York State Bowhunting Course Online

Fall is almost officially here and beyond the excitement of school going kids and the start of high school sports and football season is the thrill of the start of hunting season in the state from New York. If you’re interested in archery and hunting in New York State, you’ll need a license and a […]

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We can win the election without stripping Nigeria naked in front of the global community — Fashola – The Eagle Online

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said Nigerian politicians can win elections in 2023 without exaggerating the nation’s problems or stripping it naked in front of the global community. Fashola made the remark Thursday in Lagos during a keynote address at The Niche annual conference. The theme of the conference was: “The […]

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State Rep. Leslie Herod joins Denver mayoral race | New

Colorado Rep. Leslie Herod joins the race to become mayor of Denver, adding a major name to an already crowded field of candidates. Herod announced his candidacy on Thursday, seeking to replace term-limited mayor Michael Hancock when his third term ends in 2023. At least 10 other candidates have filed paperwork to run, including longtime […]

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Ma-Yi Theater Company will hold anti-Asian violence forums and discussions in conjunction with ONCE UPON A (Korean) TIME

Ma-Yi Theater Company will present a series of events following select performances of Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A TIME (Korean) which received critical acclaim on August 31, 2022. Directed by Ralph B. Peña, winner of the ‘Obie, Isaac’s epic new play, which was commissioned by Ma-Yi and marks Isaac’s debut as a playwright, mixes […]

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Human Dev Index: Bangladesh ranks 129 out of 191 countries

star ratio Fri Sep 9, 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Fri Sep 9, 2022 5:28 AM A woman with her health card, which allows her to access government health services in Korail slum, Dhaka. Photo: Lucy Milmo/DFID/Wikimedia “> A woman with her health card, which allows her to access government health services in Korail […]

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Hackers repeatedly target financial services in French-speaking African countries

Major financial and insurance companies located in French-speaking countries in Africa have been targeted over the past two years in a persistent malicious campaign codenamed DangerousSavannah. The countries targeted are Ivory Coast, Morocco, Cameroon, Senegal and Togo, with spear phishing attacks focusing heavily on Ivory Coast in recent months, Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point said […]

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Local Republican women attend state conference

Republican women at the GOP Women’s Fall Conference pictured were Billie Schatzle (RPW), Rachael Vonderhaar (RPW), Mary Warrick (RPW), Brenda Ross (PCRWC), Stephanie Garrett (RPW), and Caroline Vonderhaar ( RPW). COLUMBUS — Members of the Republican Probity Women (RPW) and Preble County Republican Women’s Club (PCWRC) recently attended the Ohio Federation of Republican Women’s (OFRW) […]

Activist company

Profit from ESG? Turkish company shows how it’s done

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow last November, Prince Charles announced the creation of a new green award – the Terra Carta Seal – and presented it to 45 companies that had demonstrated their commitment to create sustainable markets. Many honored companies were already known: HSBC Holdings Plc, Banco Santander SA, Amazon.com […]

Activist state

TMC sets up state-level committee in Goa to strengthen grassroots

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of a committee of 19 member states in Goa to strengthen its base in the coastal state. The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC had contested the Goa elections held earlier this year, but failed to win a single seat in the 40-member assembly. TMC leader Samil Volvoikar told […]

Activist countries

Netflix urged to remove ‘offensive’ videos from Arab Gulf countries

Arab Gulf countries have asked Netflix to remove “offensive content” on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show gay and lesbian people. A joint statement issued on behalf of a committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council made the request, saying the unspecified programs “contradict Islamic and societal values ​​and principles”. Saudi Arabia and the […]

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How activist pressure caused this big Indian company to stop promoting circus animals

BookMyShow, the largest ticketing portal in India, has pledged to stop selling tickets for circuses that feature animals. The move follows a consistent campaign by PETA India. Along with the social media posts, the animal rights organization placed a billboard outside the company’s offices in Mumbai asking it to stop supporting circuses that use animals […]

Activist community

Night in Nepal to celebrate community and cultural diversity

Welcome to Central Goldfields is a project that aims not only to fill the gaps in our current and future workforce, but also to add to our cultural diversity. Community and business leaders are joining the pilot project which will see skilled migrants settling in the Shire in the coming weeks. As the community prepares […]

Activist state

State Editorial: Protecting Children? CPS social workers say that is not Abbott’s goal. | Opinion

The following editorial published in the Houston Chronicle September 2nd : While walking on the sidewalk, imagine that you come across two children. One is alone, skinny as a bone, her worn dress bloody, her eyes thin and fearful. The other is giggling and chubby, bouncing around in a ridiculously frilly dress, holding hands with […]

Activist community

SEAS continues to expand the environmental justice program with new expertise, community organizers

By: Nayiri MullinixSource: School of Environment and Sustainable Development Clockwise from top left are Shakara Tyler, Cedric Taylor, Justin Schrott and Michelle Martinez. Clockwise from top left are Shakara Tyler, Cedric Taylor, Justin Schrott and Michelle Martinez. The UM School for Environment and Sustainability is expanding its environmental justice program with exciting hires, bringing new […]