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United Nations peacekeepers' child sex ring left victims, but no arrests

The Associated Press article highlights that over 150 allegations of abuse and exploitation by U.N. Peacekeepers and other personnel were reported in Haiti alone between 2004 and 2016. Some of the Sri Lankan soldiers would teach the children Sinhalese, the native language of Sri Lanka so they could pick up on "sexual innuendo". "We owe it to the vulnerable in these countries who desperately ne... Además...

Alleged chemical weapons attack a lie to justify USA strike, says Assad

Tillerson, who came into the meeting after a almost two-hour face-to-face meeting with Putin himself, called on Bashar al-Assad, Russia's ally in Syria, to step down. The pair could meet with Putin later today, state-run Tass reports , citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying there's a "certain possibility" that Putin might receive Tillerson and Lavrov. Además...

Israel Sends Condolences to Egypt After ISIS Church Bombings

Israel Sends Condolences to Egypt After ISIS Church Bombings The Egyptian cabinet Monday approved Sisi's declaration of a three-month state of emergency in the country, allowing police and the security forces "to execute those procedures necessary to combat the threats of terrorism. In December 29 people were killed in a similar attack at the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo . At least 17 people were killed at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, the histor... Además...

US defense chief to visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel next week

US defense chief to visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel next week He will then travel to Egypt Wednesday "to discuss regional security issues" and participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial for Egyptian soldiers. Mattis will travel to Djibouti on Sunday to meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh "to further the U.S-Djibouti commitment to promoting regional stability", according to the Pentagon. Además...

EEU grants Moldova observer status

EEU grants Moldova observer status The leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) have chose to grant Moldova observer status in the union, Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said Friday. Close attention will be paid to economic cooperation with third countries. Moreover the heads of states of the Eurasian Economic Union will consider the appeal of Moldova on granting it the status of an observer state in union. Además...

Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United In an emergency motion, attorneys for Dao are asking that surveillance videos , cockpit voice recordings, incident reports, and passenger, crew and employee lists be saved for use in the anticipated lawsuit, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Además...

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb The MOAB, however, "is not a penetrator weapon and is primarily intended for soft to medium surface targets covering extended areas, targets contained in an environment such as caves or canyons, clearing extensive minefields and for psychological effects", Stefanek said. Además...

Al Asad: ataque químico es mentira

Poco después, bajo la presión de Occidente , Siria aceptó una propuesta rusa de abandonar el control de sus armas químicas. Asad aseguró asimismo que su régimen no posee armas químicas . "Esa es una caracterización que el mismo Assad ha provocado", respondió Tillerson a un reportero que le preguntó sobre los dichos del Secretario de Prensa de la Casa Blanca, Sean Spicer, que afirmó que l... Además...

College Republicans and Democrats react to Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation

College Republicans and Democrats react to Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation Gorsuch was raised as a Catholic, but he and his family attend an Episcopal church in Boulder. Gorsuch was sworn in during a sun-soaked ceremony in the Rose Garden, almost 14 months after the seat was left vacant with the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia . Además...

Man accused in theft of guns, anti-government manifesto, arrested in Wisconsin

Man accused in theft of guns, anti-government manifesto, arrested in Wisconsin The criminal complaint lists the following three counts: burglary - arming self with a unsafe weapon, felony theft - special facts, and possession of burglarious tools. Spoden said authorities were conducting interviews with Jakubowski's friends and family and trying to piece together what may have motivated him to write the manifesto. Además...

Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt kill 49

Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt kill 49 There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks but Egyptian Christians have repeatedly been targeted by militants including the Daesh group. It continued: "President Trump condemned the attacks that killed and injured dozens of Egyptians". Pope Francis will visit Egypt as planned this month despite the bombings , a Vatican official said . Además...

Taxes: President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened

It was toxic to most House Republicans and went nowhere. Trump recently told Maria Bartiromo of FOX Business that the failed effort to reform health care makes enacting tax cuts more hard because the budget is deprived of the health-care related savings. Además...

Spicer apologises for 'inexcusable' Hitler gaffe

Yad Vashem is among the world's foremost Holocaust education, documentation and research centres. In a media briefing Tuesday, Spicer compared the Syrian government's role in a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 87 Syrians to the tactics of the Nazi regime. Además...

Humble Spicer doubles down on apology for Hitler comment

Spicer, in an effort to shame Russia's alliance with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his use of chemical weapons, said Tuesday that Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons" during World War II. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said on Twitter, "Someone get @PressSec a refresher history course on Hitler stat #Icantbelievehereallysaidthat". But this is not the first week in which Spicer's credib... Además...

Suecia arresta a sospechoso del atentado — LO ÚLTIMO

Al parecer, el autor del ataque sufrió quemaduras al tratar de detonarla. "Todo apunta a un atentado terrorista ", declaró poco después el primer ministro sueco , Stefan Löfven , que se encontraba en el suroeste del país y regresó de inmediato a la capital de ese país. Además...

Local Easter egg hunts

Local Easter egg hunts About 23,000 eggs will be hidden, and children ages 11 and younger will hunt according to age group. Pictures with Easter bunny from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.; Hickman Eggs Coloring Booth 11 a.m.to 2 p.m., operated by Christian Academy of Prescott. Además...

Protester in viral photo embraces woman she defended from Islamophobic abuse

Protester in viral photo embraces woman she defended from Islamophobic abuse Zafar and Khan later met properly for the first time in a video for The Guardian where Zafar thanked Khan for stepping in and calling out racism: 'I just want to say thanks a lot for your help and for supporting me in that situation. A woman and a man come face to face at a protest in Centenary Square. The iconic moment was captured by Press Association photographer Joe Giddens but Birmingham ... Además...

Trump Administration Demands Russia Stop Supporting Syria

Trump Administration Demands Russia Stop Supporting Syria Tillerson said Syria was able to execute the attack, which killed scores of people, because Moscow had failed to carry out a 2013 agreement to secure and destroy chemical weapons in Syria. "We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore'". Tillerson, on the other hand, stressed that the air strike had the limited aim of deterring further use of chemical weapons. Además...

Semana Santa: gran congestión vehicular se registra en la Panamericana Sur

Semana Santa: gran congestión vehicular se registra en la Panamericana Sur Aproximadamente 160 mil vehículos se dirigen al sur de Lima por Semana Santa. En tanto, la municipalidad de Lima ha puesto a disposición a los efectivos del escuadrón amarillo para garantizar la seguridad de los viajeros. Sobre la carretera Central, Lam dijo que está habilitada para el tránsito vehicular, aunque recomendó a los viajeros que la usen, tener precaución ante un eventual deslizamient... Además...

NWS: Northern Sierra Breaks Record For Wettest Water Year

NWS: Northern Sierra Breaks Record For Wettest Water Year An index of precipitation at eight sensors showed that just under 90 inches of rain and snow have fallen this winter in the northern Sierra Nevada. "This year has been as wet as we have been since we've been keeping track of this particular index, which goes back to water year 1921", says Mike Anderson, the state climatologist with the Department of Water Resources. Además...


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