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Kenya accused of 'dumping' Somali refugees ​back over the border with no support

Authorities shutting down Dadaab are repatriating up to 400 people a day despite lack of shelter, clean water or schools<p>Authorities in Somalia have denounced the way refugees are being repatriated from neighbouring Kenya, after the Kenyan government announced it would close Dadaab, the world’s …

The Latest: EU leaders want more migrants deported

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the inflow of asylum-seekers and migrants to the continent (all times local):<p>11:50 …

Thousands of gay men in UK to be pardoned for now-abolished sex offenses

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of now-abolished sexual offenses in Britain will be posthumously pardoned, the government announced Thursday.<p>The government proposal will also make it easier for living Britons, convicted years ago of since-decriminalized …

LGBTQI

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to make opera debut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will make her opera debut next month in Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment" at Washington's Kennedy Center, the opera company said on Friday.<p>The liberal 83-year-old justice will make a one-night appearance in the non-singing …

Two Arkansas Mosques Defaced With Racist, Islamophobic Graffiti

Police are looking for three men seen on surveillance footage spray-painting messages like "F**k Islam" and "F**k Allah."<p>Two mosques in Fort Smith, Arkansas, were spray-painted with racist, Islamophobic messages on Thursday.<p>Fort Smith police and the FBI are searching for three suspects seen on …

First Nations chief calls prisoner’s treatment in solitary ‘inhumane’

A First Nations chief has joined the effort to free a young aboriginal man from his four-year stretch in provincial solitary confinement, petitioning Queen's Park to explain why one of his community members has languished in isolation for so long.<p>The plight of Adam Capay came to light after Renu …

In Argentina, Women Are Fighting Back Against Gender Violence

Women in Argentina are the latest in a global trend of organized protest against femicide and sexual violence against women.<p>BUENOS AIRES — “We want …

Obama cancels meeting with Philippines' Duterte after insult

VIENTIANE (Reuters) - (Note: paragraphs 1, 6 and 19 contain language that may offend some readers)<p>New Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte sought to defuse a row with the United States on Tuesday, voicing regret for calling President Barack Obama a “son of a bitch”, a comment that prompted …

Asia

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life 1) Get out in nature You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. (Actually, …

Happiness

EU hits Apple with $14.6 billion tax bill

Ireland must recover up to 13 billion euros ($14.6 billion) in unpaid taxes from Apple, European officials said on Tuesday.<p>The tax ruling is the biggest the European Union has ever made regarding a single company, and it could spark a huge transatlantic row over how Europe treats U.S. …

Europe

Ireland's abortion laws: Rose of Tralee becomes latest battleground in divisive debate

<b>The Rose of Tralee, the Republic of Ireland's long-running beauty pageant, is not usually a platform for thorny issues.</b><p>But, this week, it became the unlikely battleground in Ireland's ongoing debate over abortion legislation.<p>Brianna Parkins, the Sydney Rose, sparked the controversy with comments …

Ireland

You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

NEW YORK (AP) — People who hope to drive New York City's famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick up passengers. But one test they no longer have to take? Whether they have a grasp of English.<p>A new law that streamlines licensing requirements for …

Smallpox Could Return Years After Eradication

Have a bad day? Didn’t get the pumpkin spice latte that you ordered? Someone say something mean to you on Facebook? Well, at least you didn’t get smallpox. And you can thank the global smallpox eradication efforts that resulted in the last natural case of smallpox occurring in 1977 and the World …

Brexit may send EU 'down the drain' - German vice chancellor

<b>Germany's vice-chancellor has warned the future of the EU could be in doubt if the UK's exit is handled badly.</b><p>Sigmar Gabriel said the EU would go "down the drain" if other states followed Britain's lead and that the UK could not keep the "nice things" about Europe while taking no responsibility.<p>It …

Great Britain

Paris restaurant owner refuses to serve hijab-wearing women as 'terrorists are Muslim and all Muslims are terrorists'

In the latest instance of intercultural tensions in France, a restaurant owner in the Paris suburb of Tremblay-en-France is facing an investigation after chasing two veiled Muslim women out of his premises on Saturday.<p>His actions, caught on video, provoked a furious response and prompted …

Burkini ban would be 'unconstitutional', says French minister

Bernard Cazeneuve says law prohibiting the full-body swimwear would stoke tensions when the country needs ‘healing’<p>A law banning the full-body burkini swimsuit in France would stoke tensions between communities and would be both unconstitutional and ineffective, interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve …

Royal Navy sends HMS Daring to join IS fight

<b>Royal Navy warship HMS Daring is to be sent to the Gulf to support US carriers that are launching bombing raids on militants from the Islamic State group.</b><p>Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said it would leave Portsmouth on Friday.<p>The Type 45 destroyer, and its 190 crew, will perform a similar role to …

Military

Factory machines to heat homes under huge green networks plan

Hundreds of thousands of homes are to be heated using warmth generated by industrial machinery, geothermal energy and even Tube trains, under government-backed plans for a major expansion of “heat networks”.<p>More than a third of local authorities in England and Wales are now working on new schemes …

U.S. to welcome 10,000th Syrian refugee on Monday.

The United States looks on its way to reaching its target of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in the 2016 fiscal year this week, according to the …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 Style - Powered by BOSS<p>June 29, 2018<p>Travel Shaving And Grooming Set by Dovo, $300 from Mancave Don’t forsake the standard of grooming when you’re …

Why Are Millennials Flocking To Aldi Over Whole Foods?

Despite opening a new, hipper version of its typical stores, Whole Foods doesn’t appear to be making much headway in turning around its slumping …

Watch out, YouTube, Amazon’s driving subscription revenue for video creators

One subscription to rule them all. That’s the idea behind Amazon’s Channels and Video Direct programs, which allow publishers of all stripes to …

Big Lots Posts Revenue Decline But Raises Forecast

Big Lots on Friday reported soft comparable-store sales and a revenue decline but raised its profit forecast for the year.<p>The Ohio-based company buys a range of merchandise discounted as a result of liquidations, production overruns and packaging changes and sells it at significantly lower prices …

The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is Set To Arrive In The U.S. This Week

The 10,000th Syrian refugee is set to arrive in the U.S. on Monday, fulfilling a goal set by the Obama administration one year ago.<p>The U.S. Ambassador to Jordan, Alice Wells, made the announcement after she met with families bound for California and Virginia. The group of several hundred fleeing …

There’s a movement in Britain to build a post-Brexit trade wall

CARLISLE, England — When Britain voted to leave the European Union, dairy farmer Robert Martin was distraught. Generous E.U. subsidies were helping sustain his farm on an emerald-grassed patch of the English countryside. Goodbye Europe meant goodbye cash.<p>“We didn’t have a Plan B,” he said.<p>But where …

Nicolas Sarkozy demands border controls for thousands of migrants in Calais be shifted to Britain

Nicolas Sarkozy has joined other conservative French politicians in demanding that border controls for thousands of migrants in Calais be shifted to Britain.<p>The former centre-Right president made the call in a speech in Le Touquet, the northern town where he signed agreements in 2003 allowing …

Surprise! Amid Rising Inequality, One School Gap Is Narrowing

Recent studies and government reports continue to highlight what many Americans know by their wallets: Rising income differences, debt and stagnant real wages are among the biggest problems besetting the nation.<p>That economic inequality is reflected in America's schools, right? Absolutely.<p>But a …

Achievement Gap

10 Things That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime, Thanks to Climate Change

Future generations are going to have to deal with major consequences of global warming.<p>Though some American politicians continue to debate whether climate change is real, scientists have long sounded the warning bells that human-caused global warming is rapidly getting worse. Some warn that we may …

Target Is Trying to Boost Weak Sales With 10% Off Everything in the Store This Sunday

First-ever #TargetRunDay gives 10% discounts across the board.<p>No matter if you’re shopping at a Target store or target.com this Sunday, nearly every …

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share59<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 104<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …