One third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) – One third of United Nations staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the world body on Tuesday (Jan 15). The online survey, carried out by Deloitte in November, was completed by 30,364 people from the UN and its agencies – just 17 per cent of those […]

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Disabled man says United forced him to scoot down aisles on his butt

A paraplegic man who relies on a wheelchair said he has had difficulty traveling on several United flights during his honeymoon — and was forced to scoot down the aisles on his butt, according to reports. Tyler Schilhabel, a California high school football coach, said he and his wife were flying from Los Angeles to the Dominican Republic last week […]

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Congo election results delayed past Sunday deadline

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Preliminary results from Democratic Republic of Congo’s tumultuous presidential election will be delayed past Sunday’s deadline, the head of the election commission told Reuters. The commission, known as CENI, had received only 47 percent of vote tally sheets as of Saturday, said its president, Corneille Nangaa, and it was not yet clear when the results would be […]

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Arab quartet accuses UN commission of Qatar bias

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt reject findings of an OHCHR report on the effects of the ongoing blockade on Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have strongly condemned the results of a report by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) on how severing diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar affected the country. In […]

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College Bowl Games: Wisconsin Routs Miami, and Duke Defeats Temple

Jonathan Taylor ran for 205 yards and a touchdown and topped the 2,000-yard mark for the season, helping Wisconsin rout Miami, 35-3, in a chilly Pinstripe Bowl on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. Taylor, a sophomore, had runs of 39 and 41 yards, complementing a defense that forced five turnovers and helped Wisconsin (8-5), ranked fourth in the first Associated […]

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UN urges British officials to let Assange freely leave embassy

GENEVA – U.N. rights experts called on British authorities on Friday to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition. The U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention reiterated its finding published in February 2016 that Assange had been de facto unlawfully held without charge in the embassy, where he has […]

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'Home Alone' fans uncover peculiar, 'over the top,' detail in 1990 holiday hit

"Home Alone," which starred Macaulay Culkin, tells the story of an eight-year-old troublemaker who must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (20th Century Fox) In the eyes of "Home Alone" fans, the 1990 Christmas hit can do no wrong. But some did recently uncover a […]

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These Antoni Porowski Pics Were Too Hot for Instagram

Our readers were loving these hot photos of Queer Eye star Antoni Porowski last week, but the censors at Instagram were not. Photographer Damon Baker‘s super sexy shoot with the celebrity chef was removed from his page and the social media app told him the photos featured “pornography.” It’s believed that the photo that caused the deletion was one of […]

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Iranian leader Rouhani calls for Muslims to unite against US

Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani calls for Muslims to unite against United States after Trump reimposed sanctions and pulled out of 2015 anti-nuclear deal Rouhani said submitting to the United States and the West is religious treason Iranian president called on Muslims around the world to unite against the US  Under Trump, Washington reimposed trade sanctions against Iran back in May […]

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Turkey talks Khashoggi with U.N. chief, no inquiry request: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu did not request a U.N. inquiry into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he met with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, a U.N. spokesman said, though they did discuss the case. “They discussed Yemen, Syria, Cyprus, as well as the murder of Jamal Khashoggi,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric […]

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