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May 10, 2017 9:44 AM Breastfeeding Aussie senator in political first

A breastfeeding senator has made Australian political history by becoming the first woman to nurse her newborn baby in the nation's parliament. Greens' senator Larissa Waters returned to the upper house Senate for the first time Tuesday since giving birth to her second child, and brought her in for a feed during a vote. "So proud that my daughter Alia is the first 16

May 10, 2017 6:06 AM Government to establish a commission of enquiry for the creation of new regions – Minister

The government will soon establish a commission of enquiry to facilitate the creation of four additional regions in the country, Mr Dan Kwaku Botwe, the Minister of Regional Reorganization and Development, has announced. The commission would be tasked to organise a national discourse, in accordance with Article five of the 1992 constitution, the sector 34

May 10, 2017 5:41 AM South Korea's New President Moon Jae-in Says He's Willing to Visit Pyongyang

(SEOUL, South Korea) — New South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. Moon's softer stance on North Korea could create friction with Washington, which has swung from threats of military action to hints of dialogue 20

May 10, 2017 1:34 AM The Latest: New SKorean President visits national cemetery

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has visited a national cemetery where he honored the country's former presidents, independence fighters and war heroes as he began his presidential duties. After bowing to honor those buried at the cemetery in Daejeon on Tuesday, Moon wrote "A country worth being proud off; a strong and reliable president!" in a visitor 17

May 10, 2017 1:32 AM Australian politician becomes first to breastfeed in parliament

Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation's parliament. Ms Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed two-month-old daughter Alia Joy during a vote on Tuesday. The lower house last year joined the Senate in allowing breastfeeding, but no MPs in either house had done so. It followed a backlash in 2015 when Kelly 13

May 9, 2017 3:21 PM The Daily 202: 10 important questions raised by Sally Yates’s testimony on the ‘compromised’ Michael Flynn

THE BIG IDEA: Sally Yates’s riveting testimony Monday raised far more questions than it answered. Most of all, it cast fresh doubts on Donald Trump’s judgment. The former acting attorney general disclosed that, 18 days before Michael Flynn resigned, she unambiguously warned White House Counsel Donald McGahn that the national security adviser was “compromised 64

May 9, 2017 3:12 PM Moon Jae-in Declares Victory in South Korea Presidential Election

Mr. Moon’s victory would scramble the geopolitics of the standoff over North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. Even as it is urging the world to step up pressure on Pyongyang, the Trump administration now faces the prospect of a key ally — one with the most to lose in any conflict with the North — breaking ranks and adopting a more conciliatory approach. Mr. Moon has argued 108 8

May 9, 2017 11:26 AM Nearly 250 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean amid spike in bids to reach Europe, U.N. says

Nearly 250 migrants were feared dead in the Mediterranean after two vessels went down in recent days amid a sharp rise in attempts to make the dangerous crossing from Libya to Europe’s southern shores, the U.N. refu­gee agency said Tuesday. The apparent deaths underscored the huge challenges for European leaders and international groups seeking to cope with rising 19

May 9, 2017 11:04 AM Nyantakyi’s CAF appointment is a plus for Ghana- Jawula

Former GFA Chairman Alhaji MND Jawula is confident Ghana will benefit hugely from the appointment of Nyantakyi as CAF’s first vice president. Nyantyakyi’s appointment was approved by the CAF Executive committee on Monday during its first meeting under new president Ahmad Ahmad. He is the first Ghanaian to occupy such position in African football adding 31

May 9, 2017 10:53 AM Ex-Ghana FA capo Alhaji Jawula says Ghana will benefit from Nyantakyi’s new appointment

Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) Chairman Alhaji MND Jawula says he is not surprised by Kwesi Nyantakyi's CAF first vice president appointment and says it will greatly benefit Ghana. Nyantyakyi’s appointment was approved by the CAF Executive committee on Monday during its first meeting under new president Ahmad Ahmad. The astute lawyer is the first 36