• OHCHR needs $362000 to implement Sri Lanka resolution

    OHCHR needs $362000 to implement Sri Lanka resolution

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    Though Sri Lanka had co-sponsored that resolution as well as Thursday's follow up, it has not agreed to have a hybrid court with foreign judges also. Among other things, Resolution 30/1 of September 2015, called for the establishment of a judicial mechanism having foreign as well as Sri Lankan judges and prosecutors.
  • London police: 75-year-old victim of Westminster Bridge attack has died

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    US President Donald Trump tweeted: "A great American, Kurt Cochran , was killed in the London terror attack ". She said that would be "considered in due course". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn thanked public servants for their work respond to the attack, and in particular noted a Conservative MP who had gone beyond the call of duty.
  • Police storm Guatemala juvenile centre to free guards

    Police storm Guatemala juvenile centre to free guards

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    Pablo Castillo, spokesperson for the national police, said one security guard at the Stage II juvenile detecentre center was killed. The inmates took control of the compound after family visiting hours on Sunday, killing two guards and shooting another one.
  • Nuclear Option Looms as Supreme Court Hearings Wrap Up

    Nuclear Option Looms as Supreme Court Hearings Wrap Up

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    Gorsuch also called Trump's attacks on federal judges "disheartening" and "demoralizing". When pressed further to say what he would have done if the president asked him that, Gorsuch said he would've "walked out the door". Writing for the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts disagreed. "There were five or six cases before that court that morning, and we were the last".
  • Amid London chaos, MP rushes to victim's aid

    Amid London chaos, MP rushes to victim's aid

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    The Conservative from Bournemouth, a minister in the Foreign Office, tried to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to victim Keith Palmer, who ultimately died, as he waited for medical workers to arrive. The auto then crashed near the parliament building and at least one man, armed with a knife, continued the attack by trying to enter parliament, authorities said.
  • Dollar steadies as eyes shift to U.S. healthcare vote

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    With valuations at their highest in over a decade, investors have been expecting a pullback even if its catalysts haven't been clear. Trump was set to make a final push in the House of Representatives to secure the votes to begin dismantling Obamacare, amid signs that enough Republicans might defect to jeopardize one of his top legislative priorities.
  • Trump pretends to drive big-rig truck as health care bill stalls

    Trump pretends to drive big-rig truck as health care bill stalls

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    According to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, part of the objective of Thursday's meeting between truckers and Trump was to discuss repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. He later posted a video where he waxed poetic about the trucker lifestyle and said, " No one know America like truckers know America ". During his statements, it was revealed that the House's vote on Trump's healthcare plan would be postponed, taking place on Friday instead of later that same day.
  • Canada's largest school board stops trips to United States

    Canada's largest school board stops trips to United States

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    It also says those trips will be cancelled and refunded if the US enacts any rules that would bar certain students from crossing the border. "It is my hope that our students, staff and parents will understand and support this hard decision", John Malloy, the board's director of education, said in a statement.
  • Happiest country in the world revealed

    Happiest country in the world revealed

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    Finland, another Scandinavian nation, placed fifth. "There are also considerable inequalities in life evaluations in African countries, and this inequality in happiness has increased over the past years". "All of the top countries rank highly on all the main factors found to support happiness: caring, freedom, generosity, honesty, health, income and good governance", according to the report.
  • Tappu aka Bhavya Gandhi leaves Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

    Tappu aka Bhavya Gandhi leaves Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

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    Bhavya, joined the show as Tipendra Jethalal Gada aka Tappu , the son of lead couple Jethalal and Daya Bhabhi, a notorious kid who loves to play pranks on everyone. A Tellychakkar .com report said that Bhavya had signed his first Gujarati film, which features popular actors like Manoj Joshi, Ketaki Dave and Johnny Lever.
  • After former engineer Susan J. Fowler alleges sexual harassment, Uber orders investigation

    After former engineer Susan J. Fowler alleges sexual harassment, Uber orders investigation

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    Her stint in Uber was bogged by a number of sexist incidents, the first of which happened on the first day. It paints the company as a leaderless mess plagued with rampant misogyny. Fowler added that the manager later left Uber under unclear circumstances. See, earlier in the year, the organization had promised leather jackets for everyone in [the] organization, and had taken all of our sizes; we all tried them on and found our sizes, and placed our orders.