Sat, 22 Sep 2018

UNHRC wants Myanmar military leaders on genocide charges

GENEVA, Switzerland – The independent, international body investigating violence and atrocities against the Rohingya in Myanmar has called for the sacking ...

Editorial Cartoons of the Week (September 15 to 21, 2018)

Manila Bulletin, September 17, 2018 Malaya Business Insight, September 17, 2018 Malaya Business Insight, September 18, 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer, ...

The Nationals' Barnaby problem

If the Liberal Party has a woman problem, the Barnaby Joyce sexual harassment saga reveals the National Party to have ...

Editorial: On voting, felons should get a break, but Amendment 4 needs more discussion

Despite the efforts of Lakeland City Commissioner Phillip Walker, a majority of commissioners have opted against endorsing a proposed state ...

No reason to ensnare CRRC in trade war

Imposing tariffs only makes sense when it comes with a sound reason and produces the intended results. No such reason ...

Vote yes on Amendment 75 to close the millionaire loophole

Colorado's campaign finance laws limit contributions to candidates to $1,150. An amendment on the ballot in November would raise it ...

Shawn Micallef: Knowledge is the cure for our municipal chaos

I don't blame you if you've tuned out city politics and given up on trying to understand the political roller-coaster ...

Rosie DiManno: The disgraceful metamorphosis of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi, shown last week at the World Economic Forum's meeting in Hanoi, should be stripped of her ...

Privacy laws should apply to everyone, including political parties

Politicians have long required private businesses and public agencies to follow privacy laws to ensure that personal information is kept ...

Christine Blasey Ford deserves to be heard

But that is exactly what is happening to Christine Blasey Ford. The weight of the Republican party has been brought ...

Why Halifax drivers, pedestrians and cyclists need to stop hating on each other and find a little gratitude

Pedestrians, cyclists and drivers in Halifax are all incompetent jerks. Agree?It's the message people like to give when talking about ...

Left-right divide may be tempered by religion

But new data suggest the left may have a lot more common ground with some of these conservatives than it ...

Evidence mounts that Medicaid work requirements don't achieve savings, boost employment

Minnesotans, beware of health policy zombies in 2019. A dubious medical coverage 'reform' that died during this year's legislative session ...

Counterpoint: No numbers, only words, in apprising single-parent households

commentary by a Detroit Free Press writer, Nancy Kaffer, titled 'What everyone gets wrong about single moms' (Sept. 17). Joining ...

Counterpoint: Why Crow Wing Power, a cooperative, is involved in a manganese mine

But there's something about the grit of Americans that wouldn't be denied. Neighbors across the country began starting electric cooperatives ...

Partisanship causes gridlock at the Federal Election Commission

In a separate case, also released this month, the FEC opted not to pursue charges that former Trump campaign chairman ...

Is Maroon 5 a good choice for the Super Bowl halftime show?

will reportedly perform as the halftime act for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, and there's a lot of mix feelings ...

'Medicare for all': Every citizen deserves health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center, joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., center left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., center right, and ...

Can't follow the money if donors are shielded

The Supreme Court has refused to get involved in a case from an appeals court that required the identities of ...

It's time for term limits for Supreme Court Justices

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, listens to a question on the third day of his Senate Judiciary ...

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India's Infosys set to hire 1,000 U.S. workers in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, Indian software major Infosys ...

Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...

Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...

Domestic baggage fees set to be raised by American Airlines

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following several major U.S. carriers, American Airlines Group announced on Thursday that it would raise its domestic ...

Tesla VP of global supply management, Liam O'Connor, resigns

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Suffering yet another jolt, reports have revealed that the electric carmaker Tesla has lost yet another top ...

Uber in talks to acquire food delivery company Deliveroo

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to expand its business offering, ride-hailing company Uber Technologies is reportedly in early talks ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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