Judge Joseph Wapner, of ‘The People’s Court’ Fame, Perishes at 97

Judge Joseph Wapner, of ‘The People’s Court’ Fame, Perishes at 97

Retired California Judge Joseph A. Wapner, whose affable yet no-nonsense style of resolving disputes on TV’s “The People’s Court” made him famous and helped spawn an entire genre of courtroom-based reality television with fellow jurists, such as “Judge Judy,” “Judge Joe Brown,” and “Judge Mills Lane,” perished on February 26 at his home in Los Angeles, […]

Tajik Airline Suddenly Denied New Route

Tajik Airline Suddenly Denied New Route

On Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, a private Tajik airline, called Somoni Air, was suddenly denied permission to fly its new route from Dushanbe to Tashkent. According to a spokesperson for the airline, the reason for the change in schedule was that Somoni Air had not filed Form R with the Republic of Uzbekistan, prior to the […]

US Ambassador Visits UN Headquarters

US Ambassador Visits UN Headquarters

On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, the newly confirmed US ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Nikki Haley, visited the headquarters in New York to submit her credentials to Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. While at the UN headquarters Haley took the time to make a statement on the new role as US ambassador for the organization: “Our […]

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