Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… HuffPost in an email. While critics of the aid organizations operations point to those worsening conditions to argue that search-and-rescue missions close to the Libyan coast in the long run endanger migrants lives, the Goldsmiths researchers say that We argue that SAR NGOs responded to and were not the cause of these evolving practices that had instead been spurred by other processes and actors predating SAR NGOs intervention, the researchers write. MSF argues that policies largely focused …

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Judicial Watch seeking documents unlawfully removed by Comey

June 18, 2017

Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch is calling on Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to recover and release federal records and memos it claims were unlawfully removed by former Director James Comey, threatening the FBI with a lawsuit should the bureau not comply. Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, penned a letter to McCabe on June 14 warning of a potential violation of the Federal Records Act, which is the basis for the federal governments policies regarding the creating, …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… trade association states. Any trade policies that result in more limited market access for foreign carmakers either directly or as a result of foreign retaliation for U.S. actions, the ad implies, will ultimately hurt Americans most. Thanks to trade and open markets, our auto industry is stronger, prouder and better than ever before, the video concludes as auto workers of diverse backgrounds raise the American flag up the pole at the foreign carmakers U.S. plants. Why would we ever want to …

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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… squeezes. Many commentators, on the left and right, who had written Jeremy Corbyn off as vote-losing liability have had to eat their words since the election. Just about everyone underestimated his appeal, once he was given a chance to air his views unmediated by a largely hostile press. 5) Manifesto policies Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnna Soubry has given a frank assessment of her party’s campaign The turning point of the campaign, according to …

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Gulf rift: Qatar ‘not ready to surrender’

June 9, 2017

… situation and offered support in resolving the crisis via diplomatic channels. Gulf allies have repeatedly criticized Qatar for alleged support of the Muslim Brotherhood, a nearly 100-year-old Islamist group considered a terrorist organization by Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The UAE accused Qatar of “funding and hosting” the group in its statement announcing the severance of ties. It also cited Qatar’s “ongoing policies that rattle the security and sovereignty of the region …

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London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

June 7, 2017

… circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for, said Khan, who has heavily criticized Trump since he called for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States when he was still a presidential candidate. I think one of the things when you have a special relationship, its no different to when youve got a close mate, Khan continued. You stand with them in times of adversity, but you call them out when theyre wrong. And there are many things about which …

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The Definition Of Hell For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

… obey whatever inefficient policies they decide to implement. Heidi Priebe explains how to manage the ups, downs and inside-outs of everyday life as an ENFP in her new book available here. Read this: What Each Myers-Briggs Type Does At A Party Read this: Heres Why Youre Still Single Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type Read this: A Breakdown Of the How I Met Your Mother Characters Based On Myers-Briggs Personality Types Read this: 27 Signs Youre Dating A Guy Who Truly Respects You Read …

May 25, 2017
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Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017
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Some Notre Dame graduates walk out over VP Mike Pence speech

(CNN)A group of Notre Dame graduates walked out of their graduation ceremony Sunday in protest against Vice President Mike Pence and his policies. Videos showed some students standing as Pence took the podium, then walking out of the ceremony and gathering outside Notre Dame Stadium, where they held a short alternative “graduation ceremony.” The protest action was planned ahead of the ceremony, with activist group We Stand For saying Pence’s policies as vice president and …

May 22, 2017
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Fight Outside Turkish Ambassador’s Home In D.C. Leaves 9 Injured

Video footage captured at the scene shows D.C. police attempting to break up the scuffle as men are seen kicking and punching protesters said to be gathered in solidarity with Kurdish forces. Witnesses said it appeared about two dozen people were gathered peacefully in Sheridan Circle in the neighborhood known as Embassy Row before an opposing group launched an unprovoked attack. We are protesting [Erdogans] policies in Turkey, in Syria and in Iraq, a demonstrator, Flint Arthur, told CNN. …

May 17, 2017
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