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EU Commission President vows solidarity with Ukraine, will travel to Kyiv Wednesday
World

EU Commission President vows solidarity with Ukraine, will travel to Kyiv Wednesday

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told lawmakers at the European Parliament in Strasbourg that “Europe’s solidarity with Ukraine…
Australia imposes more sanctions on 14 Russian state-owned enterprises
World

Australia imposes more sanctions on 14 Russian state-owned enterprises

Australia has sanctioned another 14 Russian state-owned enterprises of “strategic and economic importance” to Russia, according to a statement from Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne on…
As Kuwait cracks down, a battle erupts over women’s rights
Middle East

As Kuwait cracks down, a battle erupts over women’s rights

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — It all started over yoga. When an instructor in Kuwait this month advertised a desert wellness…
Activists hail Japan election of lawmakers with serious disabilities
World

Activists hail Japan election of lawmakers with serious disabilities

The election of two candidates with serious disabilities to Japan’s parliament was hailed by activists Monday, saying it could help…
Sudan lawmakers postpone amendment to keep Bashir in power
Middle East

Sudan lawmakers postpone amendment to keep Bashir in power

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A parliamentary committee tasked with amending Sudan’s constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another…
Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote
Society

Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote

Concern over the cruelty of removing a cow’s horns had not been one of Switzerland’s most pressing political issues. So…
As more women run for office, US state legislatures are poised to change
World

As more women run for office, US state legislatures are poised to change

  As women line up to run for US political office at historic rates, state legislatures – where some of…
UK lawmakers press Theresa May to allow a vote on EU strategy
World

UK lawmakers press Theresa May to allow a vote on EU strategy

British lawmakers from across the political spectrum will press their bid to force Prime Minister Theresa May to give parliament…
Lawmakers Seek FDA Review of Ingredients Used in Cosmetics
Culture

Lawmakers Seek FDA Review of Ingredients Used in Cosmetics

Two US senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some…
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