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More Than 100 Civil and Human Rights Groups Demand Senate Reject Kavanaugh

More than 100 civil and human rights groups wrote a letter to the Senate on Tuesday demanding that Congress reject Supreme Court nominee Brett …

Rights & Freedoms

The 14 best books about the Spanish Civil War

The three year long bloody conflict that divided Spain pitting brother against brother in a pre-cursor to the Second World War inspired great writing …

Spain

Jewish Labour MPs fear they are being drawn into 'civil war' with Jeremy Corbyn

Jewish Labour MPs and their supporters in the Labour Party fear they are being drawn into a “civil war” with leader Jeremy Corbyn, the <i>JC</i> can …

Jewish Culture

When Portland’s Nuclear Defense Drill Was Televised

Credits for the 1957 CBS airing of The Day Called ‘X’ list the cast as “the people of the city of Portland, Oregon.” City officials, including the mayor, got lead roles.<p><i>Welcome to the latest installation of “Public Access,” where CityLab shares its favorite videos—old and new, serious and</i> …

Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business Woes

Civil is selling millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency to help fund a global network of newsrooms<p>By<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@benmullin<p>benjamin.mullin@wsj.com<p>A new media company is proposing an unlikely remedy for the business challenges facing the media …

News Industry

Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick With Record Of Attacking Voting Rights

More than 200 civil rights groups opposed Andrew Oldham, but every Republican voted to make him a lifetime federal judge.<p>WASHINGTON ― The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm another one of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, Andrew Oldham, despite more than 200 civil rights groups opposing …

Civil Rights

HHS Civil Rights Office Probes Ohio Hospital Closure (1) (1)

The HHS Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether an Ohio hospital’s planned closure violates federal civil rights laws.

Civil Rights

17 eye-catching earrings for your civil ceremony

WEDDING JEWELRY<p><b>Civil ceremonies may be a little more casual than whatever else you’ve got planned for your big day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t</b> …

Jewelry

Turkey's CHP leader to pay fine for claims on Erdoğan

Court sentences Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for his claims about Erdoğan and others close to him sending money to Isle of Man<p>A court in Istanbul on Wednesday …

South Asia

Work commences on another version of UDAN scheme: Minister

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Union government has started work on another version of the air regional connectivity -- UDAN -- scheme for connecting …

India

Feeling sadness and fear in Portland: Letter to the editor

I am a retired psychiatrist. When I walk in Portland, I feel both sadness and fear because of the large number of seriously mentally ill wandering …

Mental Health

Millennials like companies that stand up for civil rights but aren’t likely to vote with their dollars, new report finds

Millennials are a cohort coveted by brands. The world’s largest generation, they have spending power and are early adopters of new technology. …

Civil Rights

Blacks Forced Into Labor: Texas Civil War Graveyard Reveals 95 Remains

The remains believed to be of 95 black slaves and prisoners who were forced into labor after the Civil War have been unearthed in Texas.<p>The discovery …

Conservative View

Saudi Aramco Contains Fire at Riyadh Storage Tank

Saudi Aramco announced on Wednesday that the civil defense had contained a limited fire at a storage tank at its Riyadh refinery. It tweeted that the …

Middle East

Georgia's Contributions to the US Civil Rights Trail

The addition of Georgia to the US Civil Rights Trail has added eleven important sites that help tell the story of the Civil Rights Movement in the US.<p>…

Black History

Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyers Argue Ashley Judd’s Civil Suit Should Be Tossed — Updated

<b>UPDATED</b> with statement from Ashley Judd’s attorney<p>Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are urging a federal court judge to throw out Ashley Judd’s civil suit, …

Entertainment Industry

As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws

Turkey declared a state of emergency after a failed coup in 2016 and extended it seven times.<p>By: | Ankara |<p>As Turkey’s controversial two-year-long …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

OPINION: Ibsa could function as a democratic organisation within BRICS itself

JOHANNESBURG - Before the rise of BRICS, the alliance between India, Brazil and South Africa (Ibsa) promised to align the globe’s largest developing …

Globalization

Candidates qualify for U.S. House, other races in Orleans Parish

Wednesday is the first day of qualifying for the Nov. 6 elections, which will feature races for the U.S. House of Representatives and other …

New Orleans

BJP MP's Daughter Among 19 Assam Govt Officers Arrested In Cash-For-Job Scam

Nineteen Assam government officers, including the daughter of BJP MP R P Sharma, were arrested today as their handwriting did not match with that in …

India

Civil Foundation announces first members of its Civil Council: Emily Bell, Maria Ressa, Sue Gardner, Raju Narisetti, and Ellen P. Goodman

4:50 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>Paris Wade, a GOP candidate running in Nevada, and conservative writer Ben Goldman have been linked to fake news sites in</b> …

Fake News

This group put out a flier critical of Kobach. And he likes it

New mailers from the American Civil Liberties Union paint Kris Kobach’s record on education, transparency and LGBT discrimination in a negative light …

Government

He tweeted: “I pity Ekiti civil servants who are expecting Fayemi to come and pay their salaries. Where did they think all the money to buy votes came from? Heaven?? Look, for the foreseeable future, Ekiti’s federal allocation will be devoted to tithes and thanksgiving offering to godfathers!”

Reno Omokri, the media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed pity for civil servants in Ekiti State over the outcome of …

Citizen Journalism

A Search for Justice or a Quest for Revenue”

On March 18, 2016, ACLU Racial Justice Program Senior Attorney Nusrat Choudhury testified in front of the United States Commission on Civil Rights …

Civil Rights

The Daily Beast Officially Stands Against Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

7:55 PM 07/18/2018<p>The Daily Beast is running an advertisement against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.<p>The …

Conservative View

Air India Sale Deferred Till Stabilisation Of Oil And Forex Rates

Sinha told the Rajya Sabha that the airline was showing considerable improvement

India

Robert Gould Shaw | American Battlefield Trust

Join t Fight<p>Donate today to preserve Civil War battlefields and the nation’s history for generations to come.<p>Related People<p>50,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The …

War

Introducing the First Civil Council Members, and Looking Ahead to the Next Year

As we count down towards the Civil launch, I want to provide some updates on the evolution of the Civil Constitution and governance, announce our …

News Corp

Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

A 32-year-old gay woman from Khayelitsha said she recently tried to marry her partner at the Khayelitsha Home Affairs office but the official …

LGBTQI

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