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South Korea Parliament Votes to Impeach Park

Seoul, South Korea — The South Korean National Assembly has voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye. With 234 of the parliament’s 300 members voting Friday for impeachment, the measure gained more than the two-thirds majority support needed. The stunning and sudden collapse of Park’s presidency was caused by recent allegations that a multi-million dollar influence peddling […]

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5 Things to Know About the EOD Warrior Foundation Scholarship Program

EOD Warrior Foundation offers scholarships for EOD family members NICEVILLE, Florida – There are 7,000 men and women known as EOD technicians, performing the most dangerous job in our military. EOD stands for Explosive Ordnance Disposal, otherwise known as Bomb Disposal. EOD technicians are highly-trained military members serving in the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air […]

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Veteran Earns “Most Trusted Pet Foods Company” Award 4th Year in a Row

NEW YORK, New York – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, households around the country have a collective 218 million pets, not counting several million fish. On average, a family spends around $500 per year on their pet for food, supplies, and veterinary care. Pet food is an issue that takes center stage, since […]

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Aerobic Exercise Improves Mild Cognitive Impairment

  New York, N.Y.Adults with the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease might be able to ward off or slow down its progression through aerobic exercise. FILE – Patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia are seen during a therapy session. Alzheimer’s disease is difficult to diagnose in the early stages. It begins with mild cognitive impairment – […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. Note that […]

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U.N. Launches Strategy For Environmental Footprint

New York, N.Y.  Underscoring the importance of environmental protection and management in the work of peacekeeping missions, the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) today launched a new strategy to maximize its peace operations’ efficiency in the use of natural resources, and to minimize their risk to people, societies and ecosystems. The United Nations […]

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Myanmar: UN Warns of ‘Spiral of Violence’ in Rakhine State

New York,N.Y. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today expressed alarm over reports of serious rights violations in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state that cite allegations of extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and sexual violence, and a renewed spike in hate speech – including on social media.         […]

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LGBT expert urges partnership to end violence and discrimination

New York, N.Y. Global partnership is needed to end discrimination and violence against the worldwide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, a United Nations human rights expert has told an international conference in Bangkok, Thailand, outlining five key steps that should be taken.                       […]

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China Ponders ADIZ in Disputed Sea

TAIPEI –A Chinese state institution warned this week that Beijing is ready to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the contested South China Sea, giving it the authority to screen foreign aircraft. But analysts say any enforcement would anger other countries without deterring traffic.                 […]

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Health Agency Issues New Guidelines on HIV Self-Testing

New York, N.Y. Ahead of World AIDS Day, marked annually on 1 December, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing, which aim to help millions of people know their HIV status and get treatment.                             […]

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Guardians of Rescue Takes Risks to Rescue Soldier’s Pets in the Middle East

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