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UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis Panos Moumtzis alongside UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore addressed a high-level panel discussion looking at rights violations against children caught in the fighting, which is entering its...
Massive testing of those possibly affected. Hundreds of cancelled flights. Closed neighborhoods. Classes suspended. With this long series of measures, Beijing has been trying to put an end to the new outbreak of coronavirus that originated in a market...
A website owner involved in an illegal sports betting conspiracy with the Genovese Crime Family of La Cosa Nostra was sentenced today to 18 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Joseph Graziano, 78, of Springfield, New Jersey,...
The development follows the release of a report into the circumstances surrounding the mass exodus of more than 700,000 Rohingya people from Myanmar, beginning in mid-August last year – events previously described by the UN High Commissioner for Human...
21 March 2017 – Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said today, warning that...
On Monday, a park in Florida closed again, only five days after it reopened, when it was found that people came to walk and play sports en masse and without masks. The local press used the word 'covidiots' in...
One person has been killed and a 14-year-old has been seriously injured after being shot in the Seattle Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) area, according to Seattle Police. This is the second deadly shooting in the area after...
Four more US states legalized recreational marijuana in November, nearly doubling the number of states to do so. But arguments for and against this trend continue. Arguments that support legalization resonate most strongly with Americans, a new study suggests. More than 60 percent...
As newspaper coverage of the California drought increased, so did water conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new study that links real water consumption data with public attention. “A number of water utilities that we work...
  About 70 percent of the world’s production of cocoa—chocolate’s main ingredient—comes from just six small countries of West Africa, where a blight disease that kills cacao trees is spreading rapidly. The disease is causing decline and death in some trees...