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October 27, 2016 7:51 AM Campaign 2016 updates: Showdown between Newt Gingrich and Megyn Kelly gets heated

Remember all that speculation about millennials not backing Clinton? Wrong Remember all the speculation that younger voters wouldn't turn out to support Hillary Clinton in this year's presidential election? Just under half of 18- to 29-year-olds, 49%, said they would "definitely" vote this year -- almost identical to the 48% at this point in 2012, the poll found

September 20, 2016 3:40 PM Ban Ki-moon’s message to UN General Assembly

I stand before you with gratitude for your support across the decade I have had the privilege to serve this great organization, the United Nations. In taking the oath of office in December 2006, I pledged to work with you for “we the peoples”. With the Charter as our guide, and the dedication of the staff, we have achieved much together. Gulfs of mistrust 35

September 20, 2016 12:24 PM Theresa May’s Refugee Vision Is Narrow And Divisive

Monday's UN refugee summit was a missed opportunity to help those most in need. United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon had intended Monday’s summit on the global refugee and migration crisis to recast the world’s response to provide broader protection and more equally share responsibility. But many world leaders gathering in New York instead used the high-level 1

September 19, 2016 6:54 PM Ahmad Rahami: Fixture in Family’s Business and, Lately, a ‘Completely Different Person’

“It was nothing but good vibes,” said Mr. Jones, who helped write a song called “Chicken Joint” as an informal advertisement for the restaurant. At this point, little is known of Mr. Rahami’s ideology or politics, or whether he has any connections to foreign terrorist organizations. He used to wear Western-style clothing, and customers said he gave little 14

September 6, 2016 3:57 PM The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education

Almost a year after a new set of Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 were finalised, the first report tracking global progress towards its goal for education and lifelong learning shows just how far there is still to go to make sure nobody is left behind. The SDGs replaced the Millennium Development Goals, which reached the end of their 15-year focus 12

August 26, 2016 5:01 PM Ben Carson to Donald Trump: Stop Calling Hillary Clinton a ‘Bigot’

The Donald Trump confidant tells both candidates to knock off the name calling. “That’s what people do who don’t have anything to talk about,” Ben Carson says. Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate and adviser to Donald Trump, wants the GOP nominee to stop calling his opponent a racist. “I don’t generally get into the name-calling thing,” Carson 1

August 20, 2016 1:58 PM Methodist Bishop Tells President Mahama

The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, Most Rev. Titus Awotwe-Pratt, has urged President John Dramani Mahama to stand by his intention and promises to work for a united Ghana. "While the church congratulates the President on the peaceful atmosphere in Ghana, it respectfully urges him to carry out his plans to work with all people for the common 2

August 4, 2016 2:42 PM This Pro-Choice, Pro-LGBT Rights College Student Is Running For Office — As A Republican

As a Republican going to school in the San Francisco Bay Area, Claire Chiara is used to being represented by politicians who fall far to her left on the political spectrum. Seeing those Democrats win doesn't really bother her. "The voters of the district lean that way and that’s perfectly fine, they choose their own leaders that represent them," she told Refinery 5

July 27, 2016 8:42 PM Report: S. Sudanese Soldiers Raped Women Outside UN Camp

The United Nations says there will be “serious repercussions” if U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan failed to protect women being raped outside a U.N. protection-of-civilians site, as reported Wednesday. Spokesman Farhan Haq, told reporters in New York, the United Nations is taking allegations that peacekeepers did not help civilians in need “very seriously 6 2

July 27, 2016 12:42 PM Witnesses Say South Sudan Soldiers Raped Dozens Near UN Camp

South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said. The rapes in the capital of Juba highlighted two persistent problems in the chaotic country 3