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Vietnamese Man May Face Life Sentence for Al-Qaeda Affiliation - DoJ

US Department of Justice stated that Vietnam national Minh Quang Pham will be arraigned in the United States on Wednesday following his recent extradition from the United Kingdom, and may face a life sentence for his alleged involvement with al-Qaeda.

Israeli Ambassador Skips Susan Rice's Speech at AIPAC

2 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, who orchestrated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial speech to Congress, skipped National Security Advisor Susan Rice's address to the American Israel...Show More Summary

United Nations Committee Targets Ecuador, Wants Pro-Life Nation to Legalize Abortion

The UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) continued its distortion of the anti-discrimination treaty to promote abortion during its Sixtieth Session in Geneva. While reviewing Ecuador’s report, a number...Show More Summary

United Behind World Wildlife Day

Today, global citizens marked the second annual World Wildlife Day as the United Nations announced that the organized crime threat to wildlife species is on the rise. The work to combat these crimes is more important than ever as human impacts drive an unprecedented decline in our planet's wild species. Show More Summary

UN-Mediated Libya Talks to Resume in Morocco Later This Week

The next round of United Nations-led talks on stabilizing the political situation in Libya will be held in Morocco. The talks will be focused on the formation of a government of national unity, security arrangements aimed at a comprehensive ceasefire and the withdrawal of all armed groups from towns and cities.

UN Backs Proposal to Limit Immigration Detention in UK

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) praised an initiative by a British lawmaker to introduce a maximum time limit of 28 days for the detention of asylum seekers in the United Kingdom.

The 10 most expensive cities in the world

An island nation slightly smaller than New York City and Hong Kong remains the world's most expensive city for a second year in a row, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) bi-annual Worldwide Cost of Living report. Singapore holds the undeniable top spot as the priciest city, respectfully followed by Paris, Oslo, Zurich, and Sydney. Show More Summary

Two Koreas Set to Clash Over Human Rights at United Nations

The United Nations Human Rights Council expects top government officials from the North and South Korea to go one on one at the UN headquarters in Geneva.

WHAS Adds Anchor to 11:00 p.m. Newscast

Louisville ABC affiliate WHAS has added Renee Murphy as co-anchor of the 11:00 p.m. news. Murphy will continue anchoring the 5:30 p.m. news and leading the station’s I-Team investigative unit. “Most TV stations conduct a national search to find the right journalist for such an important anchor position,” said WHAS president & GM Linda Danna. Show More Summary

UNITED NATIONS: Russia Tries To Block Marriage Benefits For LGBT Staffers

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Foreign Policy reports: Last June, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a far-reaching administrative ruling that offered marital benefits for the first time to all of the United Nations’ lesbian and gay employees, as well as to other U.N. Show More Summary

Report: Middle East Quickly Running Out Of Land Area For Violence To Spill Over To

11 hours agoHumor : The Onion

NEW YORK—Confirming that only a few square miles currently remain, a report released Tuesday by the United Nations warned that the Middle East is rapidly running out of available land for violence to spill over to.

Who's To Blame for Obesity? AdLand?

Summary: Many people are blaming advertising for the obesity epidemic across the well-developed nations. The United States has a "big" problem with obesity, and our sister nation, Great Britain, has the highest childhood obesity rate in Western Europe. With well-developed nations comes well-oiled, corporate machines. Show More Summary

This Is What Wildlife Crime Looks Like (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The United Nation's General Assembly has designated March 3 as a time to honor the living things that surround us with beauty. World Wildlife Day was established in 2013 to honor CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora which was founded on the same day in 1973. Show More Summary

Turning a Blind Eye: West in Denial Over Rise of Fascism

Western nations are in denial over the rise in fascism that lies behind the crisis in Ukraine, according to former Vietnam War correspondent John Pilger, who says the United States has fomented support for neo-Nazis.

How to Raise Awareness For Non-Profits Through Social Media Ad Grants by @krisjonescom

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are nearly 2 million non-profit organizations registered in the United States. Tens of millions of additional charitable organizations exist worldwide. Common wisdom...Show More Summary

Fugitive Ex-President Threatens Georgia With Protests, 'Coup'

Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement party has announced that it will mass anti-government protests, in what officials are calling a plan to return to power through a coup.

Snowden Ready to Travel to US Given Fair Trial

Former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden is ready to return to the United States, but the guarantee of a fair and impartial trial is essential before Snowden will return home, according to Snowden's lawyer Anatoly Kucherena.

Chart: See how much (or how little) you’d earn if you did the same job in another country

14 hours agoNews : BlogPost

There are few nations in which employees work more hours per week than in the United States. But could Americans earn more money and work less if they lived abroad?A comparison by the University of Amsterdam's WageIndicator Foundation suggests that at least for some occupations, it might indeed be more profitable to live in another country.Read full article >>

Snowden Yearns for Home, Lawyers Doing Everything Possible

Former National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to return to the United States and his lawyers are doing everything possible to help Snowden.

What House of Cards gets wrong about Russia, the Middle East and the United Nations

16 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Warning: There are major spoilers throughout this post. House of Cards, the ridiculously popular, binge-watch-baiting Netflix drama that tells the tale of Frank Underwood's ruthless political rise, is fiction. The show thrives on absurd...Show More Summary

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