Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Japan Times Apologizes for Turmoil Surrounding WWII References

TOKYO - The Japan Times, an English-language newspaper that amended its description of comfort women and wartime forced laborers last ...

Karima Brown vs Julius Malema: IEC waiting on EFF for answers

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is engaging with EFF leader Julius Malema about a complaint relating to veteran ...

Media under pressure across Balkans

This statement was originally published on seenpm.org on 19 March 2019. The State Department's annual human rights report says political ...

China Marks Tibetan Anniversary with Military Parade

Every year on March 10, Tibetans and supporters worldwide mark the anniversary of the 1959 Lhasa uprising. That was the ...

AL Editor Who Published KKK Revival Editorial Says Hes Selling Newspaper Talking Points Memo

AL Editor Who Published KKK Revival Editorial Says He's Selling Newspaper TPM LINDEN, Ala. (AP) An Alabama newspaper owner who ...

How Elizabeth Warren's war on Big Tech is destructive

The emerging progressive war on our nation's most successful tech companies is destructive on so many levels. The economics are ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Right Side of History' by Ben Shapiro

THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY: HOW REASON AND MORAL PURPOSE MADE THE WEST GREAT By Ben Shapiro Broadside Books, $27.99, ...

There's deep rot on U.S. campuses and building a new university from scratch might be in order

When the FBI informs us that parents are ready to spend up to $6.5 million in bribes to get their ...

Advancing American literacy

From the moment that my father began contemplating his first presidential run, my mother started thinking about how she could ...

Nothing is affected by Trump's harshness except a general degrading of the office

President Trump made a rare appearance at a church last Sunday. It's a safe bet the sermon was not based ...

Is third time the charm for Joe Biden's presidential candidacy?

You can make a pretty strong argument that anyone who so desperately wants to be president of the United States ...

Can the president legally break the law?

"When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal." Richard M. Nixon (1913-94) Legal scholars have been ...

Hollywood's faux concern with 'white privilege'

Are we finally done hearing about white privilege from woke progressive celebrities? Start typing "college" into a Google search. Autocomplete ...

Azerbaijan slashes its neighbors' dependence on Russian oil and ushers in an economic boom

Upon arrival in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, the first thing you notice is the boomtown feel. Construction cranes reach ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Mostly Sunny' by Janice Dean

MOSTLY SUNNY: HOW I LEARNED TO KEEP SMILING THROUGH THE RAINIEST DAYS By Janice Dean Harper, $26.99, 256 pages If ...

High immigration has contributed to stagnant wages, its expansion would harm job prosperity

Criminal justice reform and high immigration are incompatible. The First Step Act, which President Trump signed at the end of ...

Week 1: The unraveling of Beto O'Rourke

Robert "Beto" O'Rourke had a very (very) bad first week as a presidential candidate. Right out of the chute, the ...

We feel both pity and fear, but at a distance after attacks in New Zealand

The good news is that the technological revolution and social media have produced the swiftest and the most expansive means ...

Beyond the admissions scandal: $1.6 trillion in student debt slows the economy

The college admissions scandal lays bare the true weaknesses in American higher education its obsession with athletics and liberal prejudices ...

Gavin Newsom stance on death penalty in direct opposition to what his constituents support

During the past eight years, California voters have twice reiterated their support for the death penalty by defeating propositions seeking ...

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Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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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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