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Soccer great Pele ‘fine’ despite move to hospital’s special care unit in Brazil

7 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Pele, the 74-year-old Brazilian soccer legend, is in good condition after a Sao Paulo hospital’s statement that he had been moved to a “special care” unit sparked concern in the country in which he is a national hero. “He is fine,” Jose Fornos Rodrigues told the Associated Press after the Albert Einstein hospital had said […]

Why Your Employees May Need Voluntary Insurance

The United States is known as the land of plenty and, indeed, we’re fortunate to live in our great nation. For many Americans, however, the word “plenty” also refers to the number of bills they receive each month. Our economy is slowly...Show More Summary

Bigfoot Nation

(Series Premiere) Part 1 In September of 2014, a group of seasoned Bigfooters along with some new ones to the field united for a trip to the actual kill site in the Sierras where Justin Smeja allegedly shot and killed two Bigfoot. This is their story.

North Korea Ridicules U.S. Over Ferguson. Calls It The ‘Graveyard Of Human Rights’!

The United States it seems is receiving some lessons in human rights from an unlikely nation. In an official statement released by North Korea, following the riots that erupted in Ferguson, the belligerent Asian nation has mocked the U.S. Show More Summary

Majority of global population agrees Internet access is a human right

The United Nations Human Rights Council officially declared Internet access and online freedom of expression a human right in July 2012. According to the results of an extensive survey published this week, the majority of the world's...Show More Summary

National Briefing | Health: U.S. Smoking Rate Dips Again

18 hours agoHealth : NYT: Health

The smoking rate in the United States declined to 17.8 percent in 2013, down slightly from 18.1 percent the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

Australian Design Rules To Merge Further With UN Regulations

The Federal Government has taken new steps this week to further align Australian Design Rules (ADRs) regulations with international vehicle standards. In a move that the government says ‘cuts red and green tape’, two United Nations (UN) regulations will be adopted as part of an ongoing reform program. Show More Summary

Obama must reveal truth about CIA interrogations, UN experts say

Opponents of cloaking the Senate report on CIA interrogation practices in secrecy have won support from a top panel of United Nations human rights experts. They said significant secrecy would embolden torturers in other countries and should be rejected. In an open letter to President Barack Obama, seven rapporteurs to the UN Human Rights Council [...]Show More Summary

VIDEO: “Adoption Saves Lives from Abortion, It Saved Mine”

In the United States, November is National Adoption Month and it’s a time to reflect on the life-saving work of adoption. From infant and foster-care adoption to international adoption, everyday children are rescued from abortion, abuse and lives of suffering because they were placed with a forever family. Now a new video from Concerned Women […]

How To Invest In The Most Useful Product In America

It was the summer of 1957. As the Cold War was heating up, the United States raced to develop our nation's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Though the initial test flight for

U.N. Urges Protection of Privacy in Digital Era

The United Nations adopted a resolution that signaled growing international attention on the issue of digital privacy, which it described as a human right.

It’s not Ebola we need to be concerned about

The nation has been in an uproar with media coverage of the handful of Ebola cases that have come in from west Africa. But in the rush to cover Ebola, a real medical problem in the United States has been under-covered. HIV. A new study finds that 70 percent of the people with HIV in […]

National Security 'Potentially Compromised' by Defence Reforms

A report from leading think-tank the Royal United Services Institute has again called into question the effectiveness Britain's armed forces reforms, calling the lack of planning within government “unacceptable”. The report criticises...Show More Summary

UN resolution puts the US at odds with the rest of the world over mass surveillance

The United Nations on Tuesday passed a resolution determining that privacy is a basic human right, placing the international organization at direct odds with the United States, which voted earlier this month to stop a bill curbing National Security Agency programs from advancing in the Senate. Show More Summary

Retailers and Independent Labels Unite Endorsing Monday Global Release Day

There has been a significant amount of industry chatter surrounding the abandonment of the national release day in order to make way for a globally unified release day. Retailers and independent labels are in agreement that a globalShow More Summary

Ebola News, Update: UN Ebola Emergency Response Mission to Miss Dec. 1 Target

The United Nations' Mission for Ebola Emergency Response admitted the agency couldn't fully meet its Dec. 1 target of containing the virus outbreak.

Stigma + Violence = Social Control

"Concerns about institutionalized discrimination in the United States have repeatedly been raised..." — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein The post Stigma + Violence = Social Control appeared first on The Good Men Project.

U.S. issues travel warning for Djibouti over terror threat

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The United States has issued a warning to travelers citing "specific threats from terrorism" aimed at Western and local interests in the east African nation of Djibouti. Djibouti hosts U.S. and French military bases and is an ally in the U.S.-led fight against militant Islam. Show More Summary

6 Things Everyone Should Know to Say (or Not Say) About Adoption

November is National Adoption Month and it's a great time for us all to think about how we can support adoption in our communities. Each year, there are over 100,000 adoptions in the United States and there are more than 5 million people who were adopted living in the U.S. Show More Summary

Small And Minority-Owned Businesses: Seven Tips To Rebound And Rebuild After Unrest

It is no secret, small businesses play a vital role in the United States by generating approximately 66% of new jobs and contributing hundreds of millions of dollars into our nation's economy. Black-owned businesses in particular, such...Show More Summary

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