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Court sentences former Serbian officials for crimes in the Balkans

A war crimes tribunal in The Hague on Wednesday convicted two former Serbian officials for complicity in war crimes in the 1990s wars that ravaged the Balkans, the first time prosecutors have tied senior officials in the war government from Belgrade to their conflicts in neighboring countries. It was the …

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Mexican Supreme Court rules government should legalize recreational marijuana

Mexico’s Supreme Court ordered the government to issue permits for the personal use of marijuana and for the cultivation of limited quantities of cannabis plants, after the country’s Congress took too long to approve a legalization law limited. Key points: Mexicans looking to grow or smoke marijuana will be able …

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Department of Defense statement> UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE> Press release

(Attributable to Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby) “On instructions from President Biden, US military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iranian-backed militias in the Iraqi-Syrian border region. in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacks on US personnel and facilities in Iraq. Specifically, the US strikes …

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Public health experts warn of risk as UK government says Wembley can be three-quarters full for Euro 2020 matches in July

LONDON (AP) – The UK government has faced accusations of mixed messages that could threaten its plan to completely lift lockdown restrictions in England next month after deciding this week to allow more than 60,000 people to the inside Wembley Stadium for the final stages of the European Football Championship. …

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Activist dies in Palestinian Authority custody, sparking widespread outrage

JERUSALEM – The death of a popular activist while in Palestinian Authority detention on Thursday infuriated Palestinians in the West Bank, sparked a large protest in Ramallah and highlighted a recent crackdown on opponents of the authorities. The activist, Nizar Banat, 42, was known for his fierce online criticism of …

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Anti-LGBTQ hate group asks Supreme Court for right to display Christian flag at Boston City Hall / LGBTQ Nation

A Christian hate group that has spent years fighting a legal battle for the right to display a Christian flag at Boston City Hall have now turned to the nation’s highest court. Liberty Counsel, an anti-LGBTQ law firm that can be seen as the religious-right version of the ACLU, has …

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When it comes to big city elections, Republicans are in the wilderness

“It’s not the same Republican Party,” said Representative Donald McEachin of Virginia. “Trump kicked out a lot of moderate Republicans, so it’s a much smaller party.” It’s hard to overstate the extent of the Republican Party’s political decline in major American metropolitan areas. While Republicans have long been aligned more …

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President-elect Raisi backs nuclear talks, rules out meeting with Biden

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) – President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, but flatly rejected the meeting with US President Joe Biden, even though Washington lifts all sanctions. At his first press conference since his election on Friday, …

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Philippines seals deal for 40 million doses of Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are pictured at a vaccination center in Geneva, Switzerland, February 3, 2021. REUTERS / Denis Balibouse Deliveries will begin “after eight weeks from August” Philippines obtained 113 million doses from vaccine suppliers Government wants to vaccinate up to 70 million Filipinos MANILA, June 20 (Reuters) …

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With billions of dollars at stake, critical race attracts attention

One candidate, Brad Lander, landed a powerful political coup: the coveted support of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a successful campaign ad using the time-honored strategy of deploying her child. Another candidate, Zach Iscol, has the support of Hillary Clinton, who is his mentor and the best friend of his daughter, …

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