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Māori Party co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell say the global day of the World's Indigenous Peoples helps shine a light on the continuing battle for indigenous peoples' rights. "The Declaration, which took more than twenty years to negotiate, stands on Wednesday as a beacon of progress, a framework for reconciliation and a benchmark of rights", underscored Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Chairperson of the UN ...
  • Trump's Approval Rating Plunges to 32 Percent

    Trump's Approval Rating Plunges to 32 Percent

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    Bush, Trump's 36 percent for those who consider him a success pales in comparison to Bush's 56 percent and Obama's 51 percent, CNN reported . In fact, the more the president whines about the newspaper, the more successful it seems to be.
  • Won't stand for silent weakening of health care standards

    Won't stand for silent weakening of health care standards

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    Debbie Stabenow doesn't think of health care as a political issue. "That is why I will not stop until each of us has the coverage we need and deserve". The bill, which failed to pass in the Senate, would have left 15 million more Americans without insurance next year, the Congressional Budget Office said.
  • Newton Killer Arrested in Texas

    Newton Killer Arrested in Texas

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    Hawkins was later arrested after a chase and crash in Taylor, Texas. Murphy said the suspect had a relationship with the 24-year-old victim. The suspect was driving the victim's vehicle when he arrived at a family member's home. Newton Police say authorities received a call around 11 a.m. Tuesday about a possible double murder at the Roanoke Court Apartments. Police said there was no forced entry into the home, which happened overnight at a Duplex.
  • China CPI Slows To 1.4% In July

    China CPI Slows To 1.4% In July

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    China's factory price inflation held steady in July in a positive sign for industrial output and profits for the third quarter, even though a government-led drive to reduce debt is expected to cool earnings and economic growth by year-end. Factory-gate prices rose in the ferrous metal mining and non-ferrous metal smelting industries, which widened to 2.7 percent and 1.5 percent from a month earlier, respectively, noted NBS senior statistician Sheng Guoqing.
  • Led airstrikes kill 29 civilians in Raqqah

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    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 14 children have been killed in air raids since Monday evening. . Black smoke rises from Raqqa where US -forces are battling ISIS militants, in, northeast Syria, Thursday, July 27, 2017.
  • Giant Inflatable Chicken Placed Near White House

    Giant Inflatable Chicken Placed Near White House

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    The inflatable chicken, situated on the Ellipse facing 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, is a visual that organizers of the Tax Day March have used in the past to coax President Trump to release his tax returns. The existence of the orange-haired chicken delighted the Internet on Wednesday. Online retail website Ebay reportedly lists several available Trump chickens , with a 10-foot chicken hailing from China going for almost $500.
  • Kenya's Odinga claims election database was hacked

    Kenya's Odinga claims election database was hacked

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    He added: 'Mr Odinga alleged he had proof that he had more than a million votes that had been officially logged because the forms had not been scanned but results sent to the board by text. Odinga, and all Kenyans to act with respect for the proverb: "We have not inherited this land from our forebears, we have borrowed it from our children".