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Duterte "Will Not Answer" To White People Amid UN Human Rights Investigation

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he won't answer to white people over alleged human rights violations - insisting that he will "only face, be tried or face a trial in a Philippine .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

Turkey and the Assad regime kill at least 21, mostly civilians, in northern Syria in airstrikes

At least 21 people have been killed in separate airstrikes in Syria, according to human rights groups and the Syrian Democratic Forces. The strikes come as the Syrian regime is attempting .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Five Things for Wednesday, including what Sondland said about a quid pro quo

Good morning. Here are some politically packed Five Things for Wednesday. "The answer is yes." There was a quid pro quo that hinged a White House visit on an investigation of Joe Biden and his family, according to prepared testimony by Gordon Sondland.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

WhatsApp accuses Israeli firm of helping governments hack phones of journalists, human rights workers

WhatsApp on Tuesday accused the Israeli surveillance company NSO of helping governments hack into the mobile devices of more than 100 people worldwide, including journalists and human rights workers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 29th, 2019

Employees at a Maine hospital created a "wall of shame" revealing the private information of disabled patients — including their sexual activity and body functions — investigators found

WMTW-TV / Youtube A 2018  investigation by the Maine Human Rights Commission found that several employees at St. Mary's hospital had obtained the confidential medical r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2019

Stock market hits session low amid report White House weighs limiting Chinese company access to U.S. exchanges

U.S. stock indexes took a leg lower Friday midday, relinquishing modest gains, after a report that the White House is considering a limit to Chinese companies trading on U.S. exchanges, according to Bloomberg News. The article, citing people familia.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2019

Housing companies used Facebook’s ad system to discriminate against older people, according to new human rights complaints

The watchdog group behind the complaint says it’s the first time specific housing companies have been named in a civil rights action......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 18th, 2019

Housing companies used Facebook’s ad system to discriminate against older people, according to new human rights charges

The watchdog group behind the complaint says it’s the first time specific housing companies have been named in a civil rights action......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 18th, 2019

Amid rising reports of a vaping-related lung illness, here’s how to kick your e-cigarette addiction

‘While this investigation is ongoing, people should consider not using e-cigarette products,’ the CDC said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 6th, 2019

China Forcing Tourists To Install "Spy" App That Steals Personal Data

Authored by Alvine Chaparadza via TechZim.co.nz, Earlier this year, the Human Rights Watch exposed how police in a Chinese region called Xinjiang used a smartphone app to monitor (and oppress) its people. image source .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 3rd, 2019

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation

Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 1st, 2019

Trump Administration Proposal Could Threaten Transgender Healthcare Protections

The third rollback of transgender rights this week. A new Trump administration proposal introduced on Friday could threaten healthcare protections for transgender people, advocates say. The Department of Health and Human Services’.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 24th, 2019

UN expert: Outlook grim for victims of Laos dam collapse

A U.N. expert on human rights says hundreds of people displaced by the collapse of a dam in Laos face bleak prospects for recovering their homes and livelihoods......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 29th, 2019

Swiss Re says helped insure Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines

Reinsurance group Swiss Re helped cover jetmaker Boeing Co and Ethiopian Airlines, the Swiss company said on Monday amid an investigation into what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

What Does "Breeding Concept" Mean? White House Won"t Explain Trump"s Tweet

"It can mean a lot of things to a lot of people," Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said after being forced to answer the question......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2018

Duterte: UN Human Rights Chief Is An "Empty-Headed Son Of A Whore"

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 5th, 2018

A US Ally Is Literally Beheading People Over Nonviolent Drug Charges

Submitted by Carey Welder of AntiMedia Saudi Arabia, the United States’ main ally in the Middle East, has executed 48 people so far this year, half of them over nonviolent drug charges, Human Rights Watch reported this week.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2018

To Stop Protests, Nicaragua Is Killing Demonstrators in the Streets

Human rights group Amnesty International says 83 people have been killed in six weeks of anti-government protests......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2018

Planting spies, paying people to post on social media, and pretending the news doesn"t exist: This is how China tries to distract people from human rights abuses

Kevin Frayer/Getty The Chinese Communist Party is keen to portray it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2018

Trump official seeks sanctions for Chinese leaders on human rights concerns

Sam Brownback, U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, sees leverage amid trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 29th, 2018

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Three Nicaraguan Officials Amid Deadly Political Violence

he U.S. on Thursday sanctioned three Nicaraguan officials for alleged human rights abuses and corruption, citing the Central American government’s role in scores of deaths over the last several months during political protests......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 5th, 2018