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U.N. condemns North Korean human rights violations

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution Monday, December 17, condemning the "systematic, widespread and gross" human rights violations in North Korea . The non-binding resolution, which was passed by consensus without a vote, welcomes diplomatic efforts to end the crisis on the Korean peninsula. But it emphasizes ........»»

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Vote of confidence

Per ESPN, the Thunder have picked up their option on the last year of head coach Billy Donovan’s contract. Needless to say, it’s a vote of confidence on the way the former Gators mentor has steered their campaigns since he arrived on the scene in 2015. There were plenty of rough moments, but more highs than lows, and not simply because he had at his disposal a roster deep in talent. Once he got the hang of the tendencies of his charges, he went about instituting a system designed to maximize their specific skill sets, to significant success......»»

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UK PM says no to growing calls for second Brexit referendum

LONDON, United Kingdom – Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday, December 17, warn MPs against supporting a second Brexit referendum, as calls mount for a public vote to break the political impasse over the deal she has struck with the EU. "Let us not break faith with the British people ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 17th, 2018Related News

UK PM to warn against damage of second Brexit vote

LONDON, United Kingdom – Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday, December 17, warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do "irreparable damage" to British politics. "Let us not break faith with the British people by trying to stage another referendum," she is expected to tell parliament, according ........»»

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Saudi Arabia slams U.S. Senate vote as interference

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Monday, December 17, slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington. The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday, December 13 to end American ........»»

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Voters urged: Junk pols in premature campaigning

Don’t vote for candidates who engaged in premature campaigning, an election watch group urged voters yesterday......»»

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Suns owner threatens to ship NBA franchise to Seattle | The Manila Times Online

The Arizona Republic reported that the Phoenix City Council was set to vote on a proposal that would see the city pay $150M on a $230M renovation plan for theREAD The post Suns owner threatens to ship.....»»

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Suns owner threatens to ship NBA franchise to Seattle

The Arizona Republic reported that the Phoenix City Council was set to vote on a proposal that would see the city pay $150M on a $230M renovation plan for the…READ The post Suns owner threatens to ship NBA franchise to Seattle appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

Vote for candidates who care about mobility

One reason why our transportation system is in this sorry state is because we elected leaders who cared little about our mobility or applied wrong or antiquated policies in dealing…READ The post Vote for candidates who care about mobility appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Turmoil

British prime minister Teresa May survived a no-confidence vote midweek......»»

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Wimbledon set for huge expansion

Wimbledon's expansion plans have taken a huge step forward after the neighboring golf club in London voted to sell its land. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) made an offer, reported to be 65 million ($82 million), to buy Wimbledon Park Golf Club's land in a move that would see its estate roughly triple in size. On Thursday, the All England club announced a vote had gone in its favor, and that the transfer, pending court approval, would go through on December 21. A statement said it was "an important and exciting step" for the club and the future of Wimbledon. "The decision of the Wimbledon Park Golf Club members to vote in favor of the acquisition offer is a hugel...Keep on reading: Wimbledon set for huge expansion.....»»

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UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal | The Manila Times Online

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues, signalling the battle sheREAD The post UK PM surv.....»»

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THE VOTE: Martial Law corrupts our Constitution and its Administrators

The greatest threat in Mindanao is not from terrorist groups but the thinking that only martial law can solve its problems that are deeply rooted in conflict and poverty......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

Wounded May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

BRUXELLES, Belgium – Bloodied but not yet beaten, British Prime Minister Theresa May met EU leaders on Thursday, December 13, to beg for concessions that might save her Brexit deal but admitted she does not expect a rapid breakthrough. May survived a confidence vote  staged by her own party's MPs late ........»»

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UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her colleagues, signalling the battle she…READ The post UK PM survives confidence vote over Brexit deal appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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May beats no-confidence vote

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over her Brexit deal Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country. But the margin of victory — 200 votes to 117 — leaves May a weakened leader who has lost the support of […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

ANC Soundbytes: Congress extends martial law in Mindanao | ABS-CBN News

An overwhelming vote by the Philippine Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for another year. This is the third time martial law had been extended in the South. Will martial law be good for Mind.....»»

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British PM Theresa May survives vote of confidence – Al Jazeera

MAY SAYS  UK government has ‘renewed mission to deliver the Brexit people voted for’ following poll on her leadership. British […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

THE VOTE: Martial Law extension: Yes, but produce clear, verifiable results

Ninety-nine percent of my constituents in Iligan City are in favor of Martial Law extension in the entire Mindanao. I ask the government to slash away security threats by at least 30 percent, decimate lawless groups in one year......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

THE VOTE:  Padayon na ipaglaban ang karapatan ng mamamayan at kapayapaang nakabatay sa hustisya

NO ang boto ng kinatawan ng Bayan Muna sa planong ekstensyon ng Martial Law sa Mindanao. Ito ay panibagong pahinang itim sa kasaysayan ng land of broken promises!.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News