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Sunrun Expands Into Wisconson

The United States' largest dedicated residential solar company announced this week that it is expanding its home solar service into the state of Wisconson, which represents the first time a national residential solar company is serving...Show More Summary

What They Knew, and When They Knew It

Halfway through her confirmation hearing in January, the nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, found herself navigating a river of human waste in Haiti. Some suspected the then–president-elect had picked the...Show More Summary

U.N. looks for Trump foreign policy hints from tough-talking envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Nikki Haley has made a tough-talking debut as U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations but her counterparts on the powerful Security Council are waiting to see if that will translate into policies differing from those of the Obama administration on crises from South Sudan and Somalia to Yemen and North Korea.

This Is How The Healthiest People In The World Take Their Coffee

4 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The United Nations just published its Human Development Report, which ranks the nations with people who live the longest, healthiest lives. We took a look at the top 10 nations and decided to investigate how each of them generally take their coffee. Show More Summary

UN Secretary General starts official visit to Iraq

The United Nations Secretary-General has arrived in Iraq amid a growing humanitarian crisis due to months-long fighting against the Islamic State group in Mosul. The U.N. Assistance Mission to Iraq … Click to Continue »

USA Hockey players feel renewed outrage as North Dakota shuts down women’s team

11 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

The United States women’s hockey team barely had time to enjoy its hard-earned success in winning a better compensation deal from the sport’s national organization before it was jolted with some upsetting news. The University of North Dakota announced Wednesday it was shutting down its women’s hockey program, one that had supplied players to Team […]

The Latest: Security Council decries killing of 2 UN experts

The latest on the deaths of an American and a Swedish investigator for the United Nations in Congo (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The U.N. Security Council is condemning the … Click to Continue »

Working for Africa

International Maritime Organization (IMO) has contributed to the latest meeting of United Nations bodies working in Africa – the RCM-Africa forum. The forum, which held its 18th session in Dakar, Senegal (25-26 March), provides a platform for…

TV Station Group Launches National Investigative News Unit

One of the largest privately owned television station groups in the country is launching a national investigative unit. B&C reports that Raycom Media launched the unit Tuesday. It will be led by veteran investigative reporter Lee Zurik from WVUE-TV in...

Nikki Haley: ‘I believe you will see cuts to the UN’

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, in setting out her agenda for the U.N. during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City on Wednesday, confirmed that the U.S. budget for the United Nations is likely to be decreased. “I believe you will see cuts to...

Nikki Haley Calls U.N. Human Rights Council ‘Corrupt,’ Without Evidence

16 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Ms. Haley, the American envoy to the United Nations, said the U.S. would never close its doors to foreigners fleeing persecution, even as she defended the Trump administration’s travel ban.

Israel says to cut another $2 million from its U.N. contribution

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would cut a further $2 million from its already reduced contribution this year to the United Nations in protest at resolutions taken against it at the world body's various forums.

U.N. says world faces worst humanitarian crisis in decades

The United Nations says the world is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis in 70 years with widespread famine threatening millions of people in Africa. Daniel Bekele of Human Rights Watch spoke to CBSN about why the situation is so dire.

At U.S. contest, may the smelliest sneaker win

18 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seven young contestants from around the United States put their best and smelliest shoe forward at the 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest in New York City on Tuesday. Read moreing Blogs | Comments

Envoy vows Brexit will not change British role at UN

Britain's ambassador to the United Nations vowed Wednesday that the launch of European Union exit negotiations would not hurt his country's role on the world stage. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said Britain would continue to align itself with shared EU positions on issues before the Security Council while Brexit talks are continuing. Show More Summary

Beasley to head United Nation's food distribution program

Former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley steps into his new role next week as head of the United Nation's food distribution program. The World Food Programme's board president welcomed Beasley … Click to Continue »

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley: ‘I Believe You Will See Cuts to the U.N.’

Nikki Haley outlined her agenda for the United Nations, including human rights and peacekeeping reform.

US vows to end 'Israel-bashing' at United Nations

21 hours agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

The US ambassador to the United Nations received a rapturous welcome Monday at Washington's biggest pro-Israel forum, where she vowed never to allow "Israel-bashing" at the world body. Nikki Haley was addressing the annual American Israel...Show More Summary

US ambassador to UN calls Congo government 'corrupt'

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the U.N. is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo, and she supports a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission … Click to Continue »

U.N. rights experts call on Russia to release protesters

GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights experts called on Russia on Wednesday to release peaceful protesters arrested across the country at the weekend and to annul any sentences already handed down.

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