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New York Is Home Act Legalizes Undocumented Workers

New York Is Home Act Legalizes Undocumented Workers

With little to no federal action over the growing need for substantial immigration reform, New York State lawmakers have taken action to address the issue with an immigration bill of their own entitled New York Is Home Act, legalizing undocumented workers and non-citizen residents, also referred to as illegal immigrants, for the first time. Under […]

Who Are the ‘Taliban Five': Full DoD Profiles

Who Are the ‘Taliban Five': Full DoD Profiles

With all the attention surrounding the prisoner swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for the “Taliban Five,” much has been speculated about the level of threat the released individuals pose to U.S. interests. Lawmakers and pundits from around the world have criticized the trade of a single U.S. military officer for five high ranking Taliban leaders, saying […]

Palestine Unites at Israel’s Disapproval

Palestine Unites at Israel’s Disapproval

To Israel’s disapproval, officials say that come Monday an announcement will be made by Palestinian authorities about the formation of a unity government in Palestine between long time rival factions Hamas and Fatah. The decision to unite under a single Palestinian government is believed to be a move to strengthen Palestine’s influence in negotiations with […]

Woman Denied “Dream Job” Due to Depression

Woman Denied “Dream Job” Due to Depression

Megan Cox, a 22-year old British woman was denied her “dream job” with the Dubai-based airline Emirates, after her medical history revealed that she had suffered from depression. Her job with Emirates airlines was all but assured as of last month until Miss Cox received an e-mail from the airline company withdrawing their original offer […]

Asia Protests China in South China Sea

Asia Protests China in South China Sea

In a bold display of opposition, Asia has protested China’s residence in the South China Sea. Vietnam and the Philippines have joined forces in publicly denouncing China’s claim of sovereignty over the South China Sea, saying its reach has extended too far. The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Dung, and the President of the […]

Rogue General in Libya Leads His Own War Against Islamists

Rogue General in Libya Leads His Own War Against Islamists

A rogue General in Libya is leading his own war in an unauthorized campaign against Islamist groups in the country, using government aircraft and troops to carry out large scale attacks in Benghazi and elsewhere. Major General Khalifa Haftar, who came out of exile in the U.S. to lead ground forces in the 2011 NATO-sponsored […]

Released Pakistani Prisoner Named Taliban Military Commander

Released Pakistani Prisoner Named Taliban Military Commander

A Taliban leader who had been jailed in Pakistan and released at the request of Afghan officials in a bid for peace negotiations has been named the Taliban’s new military commander. While little is known about Ibrahim Sadar, the man who succeeds Mullah Abdul Qaum Zakir as Taliban’s top military commander, officials say he has […]

Google Ordered to Delete Personal Records of EU Citizens

Google Ordered to Delete Personal Records of EU Citizens

In what is being called a landmark decision, Europe’s highest court ordered internet giant Google to delete the personal records of European Union citizens. The ruling comes as privacy experts argue that Google must comply with the “right to be forgotten” if an individual requests that his or her sensitive or private information, such as […]

World’s Youngest Country South Sudan in Civil War

World’s Youngest Country South Sudan in Civil War

As the world’s youngest country descends into civil and ethnic war, the international community has been trying desperately to end the conflict in South Sudan. The five-month long war over loyalty to former Vice President Machar and current President Kiir has prompted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N’s Secretary Ban Ki-Moon to visit […]

South Africa to Vote for Zuma Even if They Don’t Like Him

South Africa to Vote for Zuma Even if They Don’t Like Him

South Africa is set to vote for The African National Congress party’s Jacob Zuma in his bid for re-election, even if they don’t like him. The ANC is said to be leading in the polls despite the widespread disapproval of president Jacob Zuma, amid ongoing complaints of corruption and inequality in the country. South Africa, […]

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