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U.S. Quits UN Human Rights Council, Saying It’s Anti-Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it accused of …

Human Rights

UN chief: Highest number of conflicts globally in 30 years

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The number of countries involved in "violent conflicts" is the highest in 30 years, while the number of people killed in conflicts has risen tenfold since 2005, the U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday.<p>Antonio Guterres added that the number of "violent situations" …

Antonio Guterres

Where to find the best free stuff online

Why pay?<p>The internet is brimming with freebies—you just need to know where to look for them. There are a lot of sites that offer free items—but there are also a lot of scams. We've handpicked the most trustworthy sites and apps for you to turn to, whether you're hunting for a sofa or a smartphone …

Freebies

Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'

In her first interview since resigning in May, former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, gives a blistering critique of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration agenda. Jacobson tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro enforcement actions that result in children being separated from …

Immigration

Democratic congressman: Family separation 'on all of us'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Texas Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Sunday railed against the Trump administration separating children from parents at the border, but said responsibility for what is happening is on everyone.<p>"This is inhumane," O'Rourke said on CNN's "State of the Union." "I'd like to say …

Immigration

Isolated Kim takes big gamble leaving home for Trump summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he left the all-encompassing bubble of his locked-down stronghold of Pyongyang on Sunday and stepped off a jet onto Singapore soil for his planned sit-down with …

North Korea

A Single Photo Captured President Trump's Approach to the G7 Summit

This is not the first time an image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel literally talking down to an American president has made the rounds …

Donald Trump

Make Your Ads Works of Art, but Your Marketing Plan Needs to Be All Science

Ads are all about making a connection with another person. Use all that data at your fingertips to guide the process.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Easy access to customer data has sparked a newfound sense of transparency for brands and newfound pressure on …

Marketing

Immigration agents arrest 114 at Ohio landscaper

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company were arrested Tuesday when about 200 federal officers descended on the business and carried out one of the largest workplace immigration raids in recent years.<p>The operation was part of the White House's …

Immigration

Gen Z Graduates Into A New World Of Work, Here Is Why You Should Care

Generation Z, the leading edge of young people born after 1997, are now 21 years old. Many of them are graduating from college and listening to the well wishes and advice of graduation speakers. After the microphones are silenced and the last diploma is awarded, Gen Z will enter the …

Generation Z

By The Color Of Their Skin

<i>In the fall of 1968, six months after civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee, Tim Wise</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

You Can Now See the Damage from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano from Space

The lava is becoming more widespread.<p>With over 20 fissures still gushing lava on Hawaii’s Big Island, the damage caused by the Kilauea Volcano has …

Kilauea

An Advanced Civilization Could Have Ruled Earth Millions of Years Ago, Says the Silurian Hypothesis

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Ancient Civilization

Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A truckers' strike in Brazil left a patchwork of empty gas stations and barren supermarket shelves Saturday as drivers appeared unmoved by the government's threats to use force or fine people who didn't comply.<p>Police forces conducted operations to clear blocked roads and …

Brazil

Mexico’s education reforms flounder as more spent on PR than teacher training

Five years after Enrique Peña Nieto’s ambitions programme to reform education, Mexico still ranks last among 35 OECD countries<p>It was a flagship policy of Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto: an ambitious reform programme that would revolutionize the country’s education system, improve standards, …

Education

China Launches Its First Domestically Made Aircraft Carrier

TAIPEI, Taiwan — China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier to begin sea trials on Sunday, reaching another milestone in the expansion of the country’s navy.<p>The aircraft carrier, as yet unnamed, left its berth at a shipyard in the northeastern port of Dalian after a blow of its …

Military

Obama, Bush to give eulogies at McCain's eventual funeral: report

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama are expected to deliver eulogies at Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump praises CIA pick Haspel after …

Nikki Haley says she won’t defend Trump’s ‘communication style’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyPoll: Trump approval rating at 45 percent Haley: Trump’s unpredictability a …

Bill Gates Believes the World Would Be Better If Millions Read This Book

If Bill Gates knows one thing besides technology, it's books. The Microsoft mogul dedicates at least an hour a day to reading, and powers through a …

Ancient humans settled the Philippines 700,000 years ago

In what some scientists are calling a “one-in-a-million find,” archaeologists have discovered a cache of butchered rhino bones and dozens of stone …

Navy no longer will announce when a commander is fired for misconduct

WASHINGTON — The Navy has halted its practice of announcing the names of commanders relieved for poor performance or misconduct, a step back from the transparency the service had championed and a move that comes in the wake of one of the worst bribery scandals in Pentagon history.<p>The Navy's …

Military

The Military Doesn't Advertise It, But U.S. Troops Are All Over Africa

<i>This story was originally published on Oct. 20, 2017, and is being republished with minor changes to update.</i><p>When U.S. troops were ambushed in Niger last October, the widespread reaction was surprise: The U.S. has military forces in Niger? What are they doing there?<p>Yet in many ways, the Niger …

Africa

How This African-American Filmmaker Was Inspired By African Indians

Feeling a connection to their struggles, Asha Stuart sought to shine a light on the resilient Siddi community.<p>Documentary filmmaker Asha Stuart was passing through a bus station near Bangalore in 2012 when she made eye contact with a man nearby, who looked like he was of African descent.<p>They tried …

India

Dirty schools: CPS cheated to pass cleanliness audits, janitors say

When parents, teachers or students have complained in recent years about dirty classrooms and lunchrooms, Chicago Public Schools officials have …

Madeleine Albright Warns: Don't Let Fascism Go 'Unnoticed Until It's Too Late'

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright describes herself as an "optimist who worries a lot." And lately, it seems, there has been much to worry about.<p>Albright's new book, <i>Fascism: A Warning,</i> starts by describing how Hitler and Mussolini came to power in the 20th century, then warns about …

Political Science

Why This Giant Crack Opened Up In Kenya

The region has yielded a trove of archaeological finds in the past and may border a new continent 50 million years in the future.<p>Mai Mahiu-Narok road, in a region just west of Nairobi, Kenya, used to be fully intact.<p>Then, after a period of heavy rainfall late last month, a massive crack was …

University of London

2009 vs now: How Iran's new protests compare to the past

CAIRO (AP) — Nearly nine years ago, the upheaval was stunning. Massive crowds marched through the streets of Iran's capital and other cities demanding change in the first major unrest to shake the rule of hard-line Muslim clerics over the country since they came to power in 1979.<p>It was sparked in …

South Asia

Don’t underestimate pandas, their bodies can neutralize cyanide

They’re more than just cuddly creatures<p>The giant panda has a complicated reputation. It is known as an adorable animal, a symbol of Chinese diplomacy, the poster child for endangered animals, the poster child for charismatic megafauna who get too much attention for being endangered, and a creature …

Russian Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Grid and Aviation, FBI Warns

Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets in …

Cybersecurity