LOS ANGELES (AP) - A gay Los Angeles couple is suing the U.S. State Department for not recognizing one of their twin sons as a citizen. Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks filed the discrimination suit Monday in Los Angeles federal court. The couple says the U.S. government has failed to recognize ...
Nearly six years since seeking asylum inside its London embassy, WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has made "more than a nuisance" for the current government of Ecuador, according to President Lenin Moreno. Mr. Moreno, Ecuador's leader since May, made the remark during an interview with television networks over the weekend while ...
Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking to interview President Donald Trump about his dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN The Paris terror attacks were barbaric but also startling, leading many to ask what could be done to prevent this kind of terrorism in the future. Well, one man has a clear answer. "That attack you saw in Paris? You'll see […]
End Child Poverty says years-long freeze on benefits is major factor in emerging crisisMore than half of all children in the UK’s very poorest areas are now growing up in poverty as the impact of cuts to benefits continues to be felt by the least well-off families, according to a new study.An analysis published by the End Child Poverty coalition of charities […]
Appleby client FBME is banned from US financial system The firm at the heart of the Paradise Papers leak provided offshore services to a bank accused of facilitating terrorist financing, transnational organised crime and the Syrian government’s chemical weapons programme.Appleby represented the Cayman Islands holding company of FBME Bank for at least a year […]
Relaying an unusually pessimistic outlook on Middle East peace, a senior White House official said today the Trump administration and the Palestinian leadership have not spoken in nearly seven weeks, breaking contact after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Liberal Democrats have turned against Israel. Nearly twice as many liberal Democrats say they sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel-- 35% vs. 19%-- in the latest Pew survey. Just two years ago, Israel's number was 33. We can thank Netanyahu's ugly international image for that, as well as the attitudes of the young.
When Issa Amro was a child, he remembers Shuhada Street in Hebron being so crowded his father had to hold his hand tightly to keep him from getting lost. Today, the street is a ghost town, due to Israeli military control to protect illegal settlers. And Amro calls for international protests for the 9th annual Open Shuhada Street day on February 25, to demand […]
MEMO | Sept 2, 2014 Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar said on Monday that the United States is a partner to the Israeli occupation and its crimes committed in the Gaza Strip.Speaking to the Palestinian Al-Quds television, he said: “We mean the US administration, not the American people, who took to the streets in […]
MEMO | Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:46 IMAGES The explosives engineering division in the Ministry of Interior in the Gaza Strip yesterday destroyed around five tonnes of unexploded bombs that were launched by the Israeli army on the sector during their latest assault. Imad Al-Amasi, director of the division, told the Anadolu news agency: “Today, […]
Ma’an News Agency | Sept 1, 2014 | 16:57 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian police rescued a man who tried to commit suicide in Hebron on Monday because he couldn’t find work, police said. Mahmoud Nimir al-Humouz, 29, from al-Fawwar refugee camp, went to the roof of a building belonging to the UN agency for Palestinian […]
This is my last post for the day. Starting in a few minutes we'll be replacing the guts of our website with something newer and better than what we have now, and no one at MoJo is allowed to edit the site until we're done. That will be Tuesday morning according to our tech boffins. I fully expect everything to go flawlessly during this conversion, […]
On Monday, the Intercept published a classified internal NSA document noting that Russian military intelligence mounted an operation to hack at least one US voting software supplier—which provided software related to voter registration files—in the months prior to last year's presidential contest. It has previously been reported that Russia attempted to […]
On MSNBC’s ‘The Beat’ on Tuesday, two legal analysts both used the term “absolutely outrageous” to describe the latest reported efforts by the White House to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigations. The host, Ari Melber, introduced former...
A former congressman and FBI agent said special counsel Robert Mueller is likely to use information gleaned from his interview with former White House aide Mike Flynn when interviewing President Donald Trump. Reacting to news that Mueller is gearing up to interview Trump, former Congressman Mike...
By Sonali Kolhatkar at Uprising Radio This past Monday saw the deadliest “intentional” attack on Afghan civilians by the US since the start of the ten year long war in Afghanistan. An unnamed US Army staff sergeant walked a mile in the middle of the night to two different villages near his base in southern [...]
Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films & Eli Clifton, Think Progress.org join Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture. An American soldier kills 16 unarmed Afghan civilians. How will this rampage affect US-Afghan relations – and is it time we withdraw from the country altogether? Plus – a twist to this story that should leave us all [...]
After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message:It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:http://gatesofvienna.net/Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future. So all the old material will be left here for archival pur […]
On 25 October, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, was honored to receive the Honorary Graduate Degree, Doctor of Laws, from King’s College London, at the invitation of Professor Edward Byrne, President and Principal of King’s College London, on behalf of the Council.
Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali’s central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping presence in the West African country to reflect the changing circumstances on the ground.
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