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Nikki Haley tells Palestinian leadership 'I will not shut up'

Nikki Haley tells Palestinian leadership 'I will not shut up'

Indeed, the USA has grown increasingly isolated at the United Nations since Trump announced his controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a step that most of the world, including all previous US administrations, contended would have to await a final peace deal.


USA jet dumps fuel tanks into Aomori Pref. lake after engine fire

USA jet dumps fuel tanks into Aomori Pref. lake after engine fire

The local fisheries association and town officials were assessing the impact of the fuel leaking from the tanks. Minister Itsunori of Onodera promised to demand an explanation from the American side, to find out the cause of the incident and to take measures to prevent this in the future.


TT jumps 24 spots in Corruption Perception Index

TT jumps 24 spots in Corruption Perception Index

According to TI, higher levels of corruption are common in countries where there is media and civil society repression. The three countries were each given a score of 63 out of 100. TI managing director Patricia Moreira said that "no activist or reporter should have to fear for their lives when speaking out against corruption".


Japanese Exchange Faces Technical Glitch, Offers Free Bitcoins

Japanese Exchange Faces Technical Glitch, Offers Free Bitcoins

As Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports , this seventh client "purchased" 2,200 trillion yen ($20 trillion) worth of bitcoin and tried to withdraw it from the exchange. Zaif has not provided any details regarding the status of the situation with the customer who has insisted on being allowed to cash out the free Bitcoin, though it seems unlikely the user will be able to hang on to what would amount to the largest fortune on earth.


Today marks International Mother Language Day

Today marks International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Our values, our beliefs and our identity are embedded within it. Globally, ANZASW stands with those who seek preserve language, particularly indigenous languages, from extinction. The Awami National Party has organised a seminar at Baacha Khan Markaz, the party's provincial headquarters in the Banaras area, where speakers said mother languages ...


Students across South Florida stage walk-outs to protest gun laws

Students across South Florida stage walk-outs to protest gun laws

Hundreds of students from West Boca Raton High School, a school located over 10 miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , walked out of class on Tuesday to show solidarity for the victims of last week's school shooting . The students' biggest wish - banning assault-type weapons such as the AR-15, the weapon used by suspect Nikolas Cruz - was taken off the table the previous day in the House.