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ZeidRa'ad al-Hussein was addressing a Human Rights Council session in Geneva. MrZeid said no Rohingya should be sent back unless there was sustained human rights monitoring on the ground. Up until this point, United Nations officials have described the crisis as "ethnic cleansing" but the term genocide would increase pressure on officials in Myanmar.
  • Merkel struggles to lure coalition partners back

    Merkel struggles to lure coalition partners back

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    But President Frank-Walter Steinmeier made clear he doesn't want a new election and Schulz has reversed course. "We must not govern at any price", Schulz said, adding that what was decisive for the SPD playing any role in a new Merkel-led government is that the party can implement its programme.
  • Offaly included in fresh snow and ice warning from Met Éireann

    Offaly included in fresh snow and ice warning from Met Éireann

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    Met Eireann yesterday confirmed two Status Yellow wind alerts over the latest storm but today said accumulations of snow of up to 3cm could fall in places on Thursday and Friday. Donegal is set for a cold snap with wintry showers, snow and freezing temperatures which will continue into next week. Snow is forecast to hit Peterborough at the weekend with temperatures set to drop sharply.
  • Louisiana would be hard hit if DACA comes to an end

    Louisiana would be hard hit if DACA comes to an end

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    A national campaign urging congressional movement on " dreamers " will begin Wednesday, with an emphasis on highlighting the beneficial financial impact to each state. Anti-immigrant hardliners like Mark Krikorian, Dan Stein, Roy Beck, Kris Kobach, and Ben Zuckerman, all leaders in these organizations, share an ideological framework with John Tanton, the founder of the modern anti-immigrant movement in the USA, which is rooted in eugenics.
  • Luxury brands win European Union court ruling on online distribution

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    The European Court of Justice has now agreed that suppliers can prohibit the sale of their goods on online platforms to safeguard their image. Many luxury brands have taken a dim view of Amazon for a long time-they want to be able to maintain their luxury image by only selling their products through high-end channels, and Amazon isn't that.
  • Blustery day, snow chances arrive this weekend

    Blustery day, snow chances arrive this weekend

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    With what we've seen over the last couple of days in the models and what we're now looking at... it's more of a miss than anything else. WE can see some minor accumulations from U.S. Friday's highs struggle to hit 35°. Right now there are two windows for some light snow or flurries this weekend . This is especially true for eastern portions of the state.
  • Kenya: Raila Odinga Tells Off US Over His Swearing-in Plan

    Kenya: Raila Odinga Tells Off US Over His Swearing-in Plan

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    Yamamoto's warning followed a meeting with Odinga and Nasa principals Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetang'ula and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, representing Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, who is away. Mr Odinga said the government owes an apology to all families whose loved ones were felled by police bullets. The government had already cautioned that Opposition leaders will be punished if they went on with their plans.
  • Whistleblower: Michael Flynn Said That Russian Sanctions Would Be

    Whistleblower: Michael Flynn Said That Russian Sanctions Would Be "Ripped Up"

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    The witness provided the account to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, who detailed the allegations in a letter Wednesday to the panel's chairman, Rep. On December 29, the day the Obama administration imposed new sanctions and expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the United States in retaliation for Moscow's election meddling, Flynn called Kislyak and asked that Russia not escalate the situation, according to court ...