Linley Sanders

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49 birds appear over Orlando shooting victims memorial

<b>(CNN) —</b> When we're confronted with something as tragic, as difficult to cope with, as the Orlando shooting, some of us will look for solace in the divine.<p>And in those moments, the little things -- ones that don't lend themselves to ready explanations -- can take on great significance.<p>This is the …

Birds

Migrant crisis: Sweden border checks come into force

<b>Sweden has introduced identity checks for travellers from Denmark in an attempt to reduce the number of migrants arriving in the country.</b><p>All travellers wanting to cross the Oresund bridge by train or bus, or use ferry services, will be refused entry without the necessary documents.<p>Rail commuters …

European Union

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to focus on combatting the financing of ISIL, their affiliates, and other terrorist groups

<b>Understanding the impact of recent action against ISIL</b> – The meeting reviewed current knowledge on the financing of ISIL. The situation in Syria and …

EIB and European Commission launch two new financial instruments to encourage greater private sector involvement in climate and biodiversity schemes

Luxembourg, 16-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new financial instruments that aim to encourage greater private sector involvement in schemes that …

The European Commission introduced package of tax transparency measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance and harmful tax competition in the EU

BRUSSELS, 19-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission today presented a package of tax transparency measures as part of its ambitious agenda …

EUR 1.8 billion in medium-term loans for Ukraine approved by International Trade Committee MEPs by 30 votes to 7, with no abstention

<b>Plans to disburse €1.8 billion in medium-term loans to help Ukraine out of its economic recession were backed by the International Trade Committee on</b> …

The European Commission to provide EUR 14.1M under the Hercule III anti-fraud programme to support Member States in fighting fraud and corruption

<b>This year, the European Commission will make available EUR 14.1 million under the Hercule III anti-fraud programme to support Member States in</b> …

The European Commission to investigate the proposed joint venture between Danish operators TeliaSonera AB and Telenor ASA

BRUSSELS, 9-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed joint venture between …

European Commission to help build a true single market for capital across the 28 EU Member States

As part of the Juncker Commission priority to boost jobs, growth and investment across the EU, the Capital Markets Union (CMU), a key pillar of the …

European Commission: EIB estimates that the EU may need up to €2 trillion in investment in the period up to 2020

<b>What does the Capital Markets Union have to do with infrastructure in Europe?</b><p>BRUSSELS, 1-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the goals of the Capital …

EU support to UNRWA totals €125 million in 2015

<b>In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that</b> …

European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) held a dialogue and exchanges meeting on more structured civil society engagement

BRUSSELS, 18-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29th October 2015, the EC (European Commission) services, the EEAS (European External Action Service) and …

'Remember your roots': Pope goes off-the-cuff to priests, religious

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 8, 2015 / 11:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his last encounter during his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis on Wednesday warned priests …

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

12-year-old boy admits to hacking government sites for Anonymous

A 12-year-old boy in Montreal has pleaded guilty to breaking into multiple government and police websites in the name of the hacker collective Anonymous, reports the <i>Toronto Sun</i>. The attacks were not politically motivated, however; the boy testified that he traded information to members of Anonymous …

How Tony Abbott defeated liberal feminism

Over the last days, Tony Abbott’s been roundly denounced over the gender composition of his cabinet. No doubt he’s rather pleased.<p>It’s not simply that, with a few exceptions, the critiques came from progressive commentators who were duly forced into the untenable position of (at least implicitly) …

Firearms and Feminism

Women for guns, and guns for women<p>Female gun ownership has surged over the past five years, and it’s easy to understand why. Women who own guns …

Guns

A Real-Life 'Breaking Bad' Tour of Albuquerque

TV Tourism<p>From Walt's house to the candy shop that produced the blue meth, see the Alburqueque spots that have starred in 'Breaking Bad.'<p>09.22.13 …

China: richer but angrier | Financial Times

The Chinese are getting surlier. A survey released last week by Pew Research, an international polling body, shows that more citizens complain about …

Kenya mall siege: 'final assault' begins

Kenyan security forces, including commando teams and military helicopters, launched a "final assault" on the luxury shopping mall in Nairobi where a group of armed militants were holding around 30 hostages.<p>As night fell in the Kenyan capital a huge blast reverberated around the Westgate mall, where …

Gates, Panetta question Obama's Syria strategy

Robert Gates and Leon Panetta say Obama should not have asked Congress to OK a strike.<p>DALLAS (AP) — President Obama's first two defense secretaries on Tuesday night questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek Congress' approval for a strike on President Bashar …

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