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UN Agrees First-ever Global Compact for Migration July 14, 2018 11:45

The United Nations member states, for the first time except the United States have agreed, on a deal to better manage international migration, address its challenges, reinforce rights of migrants and contribute to sustainable development.…

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UN Backs Migration Pact Despite Opposition from U.S., Hungary July 14, 2018 06:42

Despite a protest from the United States, United Nation member states have backed a global pact on migration, pledging to boost cooperation in addressing the world's thriving flows of migrants. Yesterday, an applause broke out…

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National Strike Empties Streets in Nicaragua After Deadly Protests July 14, 2018 05:31

The across the nation strike in most of Nicaragua led to empty streets on Friday as businesses shut their doors, heeding the call of civil society groups that have demanded President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega's…

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Zakir Naik Deportation Shouldn't be Decided by 'One Man', Say Indian-origin Malaysian Ministers July 14, 2018 04:37

Three Indian-origin Malaysian ministers this week raised the matter of deporting Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to India at a cabinet meeting, with one of them saying the matter of the arguable preacher should not…

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Missouri Jury Orders J&J to Pay $550 Million in Asbestos Cancer Case July 13, 2018 11:47

On Thursday, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a pharmaceutical company to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, involving its baby powder, comprise asbestos and…

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Indian Descent Teenager Invents Innovative Clean Energy Device July 13, 2018 06:00

An Indian descent teenager from Ohio, United States, generated a tool competent of conveying electricity in an affordable manner to underdeveloped countries. The 15-year-old Manasa Mendu earned the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" in…

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Pakistan's Sikh Police Officer Thrashed, Forcibly Evicted from His Home July 11, 2018 11:03

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer has claimed that he was forcibly expelled from his home along with his children and spouse, following a property conflict with the government. Gulab Singh Shaheen, in a video shared…

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Thai Cave Rescue: Indian Firm Assists with Tech Support July 11, 2018 04:08

A Pune-headquartered firm, a city in Maharashtra directed its experts to provide technical assistance in the operations inside a cave system in Thailand, according to a company. The Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), who are experts…

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Thai Cave Rescue: Rescuers Gear up to Save Remaining Five July 10, 2018 06:38

The preparations to rescue remaining four boys and their football coach trapped in a cave complex in northern Thailand have resumed on Tuesday which is the third rescue operation, in a race against time and…

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Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court July 10, 2018 05:45

The United States President Donald Trump has appointed federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Trump made the proclamation on Monday night, saying it was an "honor…

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Haiti Protests Leave U.S. Church Groups Stranded in Caribbean Nation July 09, 2018 09:37

Since fierce protests in Haiti over fuel prices continued, young groups from multiple United States churches have persisted in the Caribbean nation, unable to get to the airport to travel home. The not-for-profit My Life…

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Four Boys Rescued from Flooded Thai Cave July 09, 2018 04:55

Four of the 12 Thai lads were freed from a waterlogged cave on July 8 as divers launched an audacious and risky task to free the children and their soccer instructor who have been stuck…

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