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US to merge Jerusalem consulate general with new embassy

Added: 18.10.2018 20:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Palestinians say merging it with the new embassy there shows the US is "imposing 'Greater Israel'".

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Thousands apply to be an Iraqi minister

Added: 18.10.2018 20:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Online applications to become an Iraqi minister run into the tens of thousands.

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Kobe Bryant Removed From Film Festival Jury Due to Alleged Rape

Added: 18.10.2018 19:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

Last March, famed basketball player Kobe Bryant brought home an Academy Award for his animated short film Dear Basketball. Thousands soon signed an online petition to revoke the Oscar, citing a woman’s allegation that Bryant raped her in 2003. While he kept the award, another petition — this one on — has since circulated, demanding the Animation ...


Thousands Of Colombian Students, Teachers Protest Cuts To Education Funding

Added: 18.10.2018 19:40 | 11 views | 0 comments

More than 100,000 students and teachers marched in protest over the continued cuts to the education budget for public schools in the South American nation of Colombia on Thursday, according to NewsClick. The Colombian Federation of Education Workers (FECODE) announced on Wednesday they would go on strike to join the protests led by public university students, professors, and directors who are demanding the government to do more. “To our students, tomorrow we will define the start of the teachers’ strike. Tomorrow there will be class as usual. Once the National Board defines the date and characteristics we will inform you,” FECODE tweeted Wednesday. The group announced it was opposed to Bill...

Thousands in U.S. South may not be able to cast ballots in early voting

Added: 18.10.2018 19:36 | 3 views | 0 comments

Thousands of voters in Tennessee were at risk of being blocked from casting regular ballots when early voting opened this week, as officials struggled to process a surge of new registrations ahead of Nov. 6 elections to determine control of the U.S. Congress.


Bayer shares plunge over weedkiller trial

Added: 18.10.2018 19:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Bayer shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about €12 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay €250 million in damages in the first of possibly thousands of US lawsuits over alleged links between a weedkiller and cancer.

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'Appreciative' Dawn Wells accepts $197K in donations from GoFundMe page

Added: 18.10.2018 19:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

"Gilligan's Island" star Dawn Wells has accepted the $197K raised in a GoFundMe campaign. The funds will be placed in a trust and donors can see how the money is being spent, her rep, Harlan Boll, told USA TODAY.

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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as Central Americans migrate

Added: 18.10.2018 19:07 | 13 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border on Thursday as more Hondurans and Salvadorans joined thousands of migrants in Guatemala headed north.


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