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Author: 0 Amnesty calls for refugee support in Uganda

A record 65.6 million people are either refugees , asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the United Nations refugee agency said. Syria's now six-year-old civil war has sent a total of 5. 5 million people to other countries to escape the conflict, thus becoming refugees . In 2016, the Bidi Bidi camp in Uganda grew so much it's now the largest refugee camp in the world, giving shelter to more than 270,000 South Sudanese.

Author: 0 Auto rams into police vehicle on Champ-Elysees in Paris

Witnesses say police dragged the man, who was not named, out of the auto and put him on the ground a few meters away as the vehicle burst into flames. France remains in a state of emergency and on high alert over possible terrorist attacks due to its military intervention in Syria, Iraq and the Sahel region.

Author: 0 18 arrested protesting Minnesota cop's acquittal

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile , the black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath of the shooting live on Facebook , was on Friday acquitted of all charges. Yanez faced manslaughter charges over the July 2016 deadly shooting of Castile, who was black, at a traffic stop in suburban Falcon Heights. We hope they will be held and met with the same restraint that was shown on Friday in St.

People Africa's largest refugee crisis now a 'children's crisis'
Author: 0 Africa's largest refugee crisis now a 'children's crisis'

About 22.5 million people are seeking safety across global borders as refugees , which is the highest number recorded since the UNHCR's founding in 1950 following World War II. Despite the hardships of fleeing with nothing, "they never lose their dreams for their children or their desire to better our world", Guterres said.

People Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers
Author: 0 Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

Assadullah Sherzad, spokesman for the ANP in Paktia, told Anadolu Agency a suicide vehicle bombing close to the main gate of the police headquarters at around 7.00 a.m. It took Afghan security forces most of the day to kill the last gunmen. The Taliban did not directly claim the attack but described the soldier, who was killed, as a "patriot".

People Gerry Adams tells Theresa May she has 'breached the Good Friday Agreement'
Author: 0 Gerry Adams tells Theresa May she has 'breached the Good Friday Agreement'

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said the talks had begun badly because Mrs May lacked authority and a mandate. Gerry Adams said a deal with the DUP would breach the Good Friday Agreement How could a deal affect the Good Friday Agreement? Abolishing Air Passenger Duty is one of the DUP's key demands as it pits Northern Ireland unfavourably against the Republic of Ireland, where the duty has been abolished.

People Israel cuts Gaza power supplies further: Authority
Author: 0 Israel cuts Gaza power supplies further: Authority

Israel has kept Gaza mostly closed for the last decade-its restrictions on the movement of people and goods into and out of Gaza affect almost every aspect of everyday life, separating families, restricting access to medical care, electricity, water and educational and economic opportunities and perpetuating unemployment and poverty.

Author: 0 Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

He should have been brought home that same day", the president said. Trump said this week that "the results would have been different" had Warmbier been released and brought home sooner, but he did not provide any specific details. North Korea is yet to release an official comment on his death. Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the United States suffering from what USA doctors described as extensive brain damage.

People Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'
Author: 0 Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'

Doctors said they also examined the rest of Warmbier's body and saw no evidence of fractures in his skull or elsewhere that might be evidence of severe beatings. This delegation arrived there on Monday, and Warmbier was medically evacuated the following day on "humanitarian grounds". He was last seen publicly that March, when he was sentenced for subversion to 15 years in prison with hard labor.

People UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
Author: 0 UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

The concentration of population growth in the poorest countries will make it hard to ensure young people get enough food, health care, education, and other necessities, the United Nations said. That trend came in spite of lower fertility rates in almost all regions of the world, including in Africa, where rates fell from 5.1 births per woman up to 2005 to 4.7 births in the five years following.

People Wall Street Weighs What Georgia Results Mean for GOP Agenda
Author: 0 Wall Street Weighs What Georgia Results Mean for GOP Agenda

After one of the most contentious and the most expensive Congressional races in USA history, Handel easily defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff 53 percent to 47 percent Tuesday night. Ossoff did better than he should have, thanks to $25 million in donations (mostly from California) and support from clueless Hollywood celebrities and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi , Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren , who all endorsed Ossoff in a bid to flip the 6th district.

People Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech
Author: 0 Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

Philip was admitted to a private London hospital on Tuesday evening as a "precautionary measure" for treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition. She also tried to be softer period. She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most.

Author: 0 Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

But tropical storm Cindy defied those forecasts and is now packing 60mph sustained winds, with higher gusts, with only slight weakening now anticipated before a landfall somewhere around the Texas, Louisiana state border on Thursday morning.

People Pauline Hanson owes an apology to every child with autism: Labor MP
Author: 0 Pauline Hanson owes an apology to every child with autism: Labor MP

This is not a role in which teachers trained to educate mainstream students can do, she said. "They learn more compassion, they learn how to deal with these matters it gives them coping mechanisms for the rest of their lives". "We need to get rid of those people because you want everyone to feel good about themselves", she said. "While we'd prefer not to give more oxygen to Senator Hanson's offensive comments, we can not let bullies use their platform to insult and denigrate children".

People J&K: Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama
Author: 0 J&K: Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists killed in encounter in Pulwama

With the presence of additional forces in Kulgam, Anantnag, Shopian and Pulwama, some army camps in Shopian and Pulwama will be revived again, they said. "Presence of top LeT terrorists Adil and Majid in the ongoing gunfight can not be ruled out", added the police official. "The fire was returned, sparking of the gunfight which is going on (as of 9.30 am)", a police officer said.

People Maryland and DC Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments
Author: 0 Maryland and DC Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

The lawsuit argues that Trump has violated the Constitution's foreign and domestic emoluments clause, over which the president has already been sued by the progressive watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

People Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships
Author: 0 Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships

The U.S.' President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aiming to add 4.5 million new apprenticeships in the country over the next five years. "The process is simply too hard", the official said, saying Trump and his daughter, Ivanka Trump , will also use "the bully pulpit" that the White House provides to encourage more businesses to create apprenticeship programs.

People GOP is 5-0 on special elections
Author: 0 GOP is 5-0 on special elections

And the New York Times' Jeremy Peters stated that Democrats "have not figured out" that "it is not just enough to be against Trump" and that this "did not work as a motivating factor for Ossoff voters". After losing the most expensive congressional race in history in Georgia Tuesday, and a notching a close-but-no-cigar finish in a lower profile contest in South Carolina, Democrats are getting a lot of advice about what they need to do to have a chance of victory in 2018.

People Empty New York City transit bus rolls down street, hitting church, cars
Author: 0 Empty New York City transit bus rolls down street, hitting church, cars

Suddenly, it began to roll faster down Palmetto Street for over three blocks, striking at least six vehicles and a 27-year-old man changing a headlight in his driveway. The bus then proceeded to slam into ten cars before hitting a church, according to a report by local NY station WNBC . He was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center with minor injuries, police said.

People US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria
Author: 0 US shoots down Iranian drone in Syria

Lavrov said that the hotline has been efficient in the past, noting that "it's quite crowded both on the ground and in the air". Iranian-backed pro-Syrian regime forces are pushing forward on a number of fronts, and the United States is equally eager to resist what it sees as a widening of Iranian influence.

People No winners in Powerball; Saturday's jackpot is $435M
Author: 0 No winners in Powerball; Saturday's jackpot is $435M

Jackpot prizes are paid in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment. After purchasing a $2 Powerball ticket, players will select five white numbers from 1 to 69 and one red ball from 1 - 26. It's roughly a 11,688,053 to 1 shot to match five numbers but not the Powerball . That winning tickets were sold in California, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

People Brussels attacker sympathized with IS
Author: 0 Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

Like Zariouh, numerous terrorists in Europe have had a Moroccan background, including all of the 2016 Brussels attackers, six of the Paris attackers, and an Isis supporter who killed a French police officer and his wife. "After retiring a bit, he returned in the middle of this group at 8.44pm", said Mr Van der Sypt. The official also said investigators believe the TATP failed to detonate because of the poor preparation of the explosive, which Belgium's federal prosecutor's office believes ...

Author: 0 US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday bolstered Jeff Sessions' place in President Donald Trump's administration, saying they're both "proud and honored" to have the attorney general "at our side", the Washington Examiner reported .