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Long-Term Finance for Infrastructure Essential to Ending Poverty

Fifteen years from now, will you remember where you were when the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Friday, September 25, 2015 may not be one of those days that the general public will remark on, but it is a milestone in development history. Show More Summary

Putin Bests Obama in Post-UN General Assembly US Media Poll

An online poll conducted by a New York-based publication following the addresses of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama to the UN General Assembly shows the Russian leader enjoying an overwhelming support over his US counterpart as of Friday.

Anchorage Passes Non-Discrimination Ordinance, Forty Percent of Alaska Now Protected

Last night in Alaska's largest city, Anchorage, the Anchorage Assembly voted 9-2 in support of a strong and inclusive non-discrimination ordinance that protects LGBT citizens in employment, housing and public accommodations.

The Ad Business: One Step Up From Selling Used Cars

Why We Need to Wake Up and Be More Transparent Before It's Too Late Martin Cass, CEO, Assembly Every year, Gallup runs the Honesty/Ethics in Professions study, ranking jobs by the trust the public has across multiple fields such as Medicine, Business, Politics and others. Show More Summary

The Ad Business: One Step Up From Selling Used Cars

Why We Need to Wake Up and Be More Transparent Before It's Too Late Martin Cass, CEO, Assembly Every year, Gallup runs the Honesty/Ethics in Professions study, ranking jobs by the trust the public has across multiple fields such as Medicine, Business, Politics and others. Show More Summary

Town bans parents from using public park to protest radical sex ed - but they’re using it anyway

The parents say the ban 'is really an attempt to interfere with our constitutional and Charter right to freedom of assembly.'

At U.N. Monday, Obama and Putin grapple over the future international order

UNITED NATIONS -- At the United Nations General Assembly Monday, President Obama will make the case for his foreign policy vision in public and in private, as he works to bring Russian President Vladimir Putin closer in line with his own international objectives. Obama will speak at 10 a.m., as world leaders converged in New York for the […]

What can the UN do for press freedom?

The United Nations General Assembly shifts into high gear today, and leaders of some of the world’s most repressive countries will be in full public relations mode. Vladimir Putin of Russia, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, Hassan Rouhani of Iran, and Xi Jinping of China will not only address the General Assembly, they will speak at public events, do the...

For the AssembIy solution, it’s the Stormont House agenda, stupid!

Amid all the sterile political sparring, the most significant development in the Assembly stand- off  has been the one that has been almost totally ignored – the UK governments’ publication of a summary of measures which would form the basis of a Northern Ireland  (Stormont House Agreement ) Bill  to be included in the Queens more...

Republican Maine mayor wants to shame the poor by giving public access to welfare recipients’ addresses

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Mayor Robert Macdonald of Lewiston, Maine this week called on the state General Assembly to pass a bill that would create a public registry with the personal information of any person who receives welfare benefits. In a column for Twin City Times on Thursday, Macdonald argued that people had a...

Watch Ryan Reynolds Try to Assemble an IKEA Crib — Design News

Pin it Ryan Reynolds is gracing the cover of the October issue of GQ, where he shares candid thoughts on fatherhood and fame. But when the publication challenged him to assemble an IKEA crib, it's not exactly smooth sailing. Stars, they're just like us. READ MORE »

The Broad opens with panoramic exhibition of masterworks from its collection

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

For the first time in its 40-year history, the postwar and contemporary art collection assembled by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad will be shown to the public in its most comprehensive installation when The Broad opens on September 20. Show More Summary

FL: Regulators Looking for Way to Work With Uber, Lyft

Sept. 09--TAMPA -- Speaking to dozens of Uber drivers Wednesday, Public Transportation Commission Chairman Victor Crist assured the black-shirted assembly he was not their enemy. Then Crist tried to prove it by casting the tie-breaking vot

Maryland Police Reform: More Than Prosecuting Freddie Gray's Killers

In the aftermath of the April protests, the Maryland General Assembly created the Public Safety and Policing Workgroup. The work group has been meeting since June, and the theme seems to be disconnect between government and people -- whether it's cops and citizens or delegates and constituents. Show More Summary

California Lawmakers Move To Ban Confederate Names On Public Buildings

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

California's state Senate voted 31-2 Tuesday to ban the names of Confederate leaders from public buildings.  SB 539, which passed in the state Assembly last month, would prohibit state or local property from bearing the names of elected leaders or senior military officials of the Confederate States of America. Show More Summary

Bill to divest state's public pensions from coal heads to Gov. Jerry Brown

Lawmakers in the Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to a measure that would require the state's public pension funds to divest from their holdings in thermal coal.

Assembled Extra: comiXology Announces Weekly Shonen Jump Debut

The digital comics service comiXology has a press release out right this minute announcing that the Weekly Shonen Jump publication will be made available on its site from now on. They also have a link to this latest issue. It looks like...Show More Summary

Spanish Activists Call for Anti-NATO Public Assembly Before Massive Drills

The Anti-NATO Platform in the Spanish city of Zaragoza will launch a convention on Thursday for those against the alliance and the Trident Juncture exercises it is conducting in the city, a member of the group told Sputnik.

Sunday News: Cause & effect version

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Members of the "third house" shape public policy (WRAL-TV) -- Businesses and interest group pour millions of dollars into lobbying the General Assembly every year in order to influence everything from taxes to health policy.’ Officials:...Show More Summary

Prosperity Dumpling Closed By Health Department After Back Alley Kitchen Rat Photo Surfaces

Prosperity Dumpling has been shut down by the Health Department, following publication of a gruesome shot of dumplings being assembled in an alley beside some rats and trash. Sorry everyone? [ more › ]

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