Earlier this month, Israel's Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced plans to "worsen" already horrific conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israel's jails. According to the Palestinian prisoners' rights group Addameer, there are nearl ...

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A Pennsylvania lawyer, he was instrumental in the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, advised Martin Luther King Jr. and headed two colleges. Source link ...

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A British touring production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which was to start next month, has been canceled after Scott Rudin’s company Atticus — the firm behind the Broadway hit — threatened legal action.The British production was to use the play ...

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Strictly Come Dancing pro AJ Pritchard, 23, shared a video to his Instagram story showing him walking in the snow as he made his way to the 02 arena in London. In view of his 351,000 followers, he said: “Off to the NTAs now, all suited and boote ...

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BOSTON (AP) — Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant Pacific octopus stretched out arms to greet him like a friend. Freya latched some of her 2,240 suction cups onto Menashi ...

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Look closely up in the trees of a shade-grown cacao plantation in eastern Costa Rica, and you’ll see an array of small furry faces peering back at you. Those are three-toed sloths that make their homes there, clambering ever so slowly into the u ...

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Wait times for an appointment at Veterans Affairs hospitals have decreased since 2014 and are now, on average, shorter than those in the private sector, a new study shows.Researchers used V.A. data to calculate wait times for about 17 million ap ...

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A Palestinian man has been killed in an Israeli air attack in eastern Gaza, according to the Gaza health ministry. Mahmoud al-Nabahin, 24, was killed while two other Palestinians were wounded, one of whom is in critical condition. According to l ...

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For many cooks, January brings new resolve to an eternal goal: having a well-stocked pantry. You may crave shelf systems and bulk ingredients, and sparkling new containers to keep them in. But look more closely at those catalogs and Instagram po ...

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United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District reached an agreement on Tuesday morning, leaders announced. The agreement, still pending approval from teachers, would end a strike of over 30,000 educators in the nation’s ...

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