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Trump Levels Unprecedented Attack Against Transgender Troops

San Francisco, C.A. How things can change from one administration to the next! Below is a picture of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addressing the audience during the Department of Defense’s lesbian, bi-sexual, gay and transgender pride recognition month event at the Pentagon’s auditorium in Washington, D.C., June 25, 2013.  Today, the White House is moving […]

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Bees, hens and greenhouses help restore livelihoods in Iraq – UN agriculture agency

New York, N.Y. Thousands of vulnerable Iraqi and Syrian refugee families affected by conflict in northern Iraq aim to profit from new livelihood ventures of the United Nations agriculture agency. Funded by Germany, a project supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will train Syrian refugees in the Erbil and Dohuk governorates in greenhouse […]

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Photo of the Day – Jan. 3, 2017

Rwandan Battalion Helps Local Community Clean School Members of the Rwandan battalion (RWANBATT-1) of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) worked with the local community in Kapuri, a town on the outskirts of the capital Juba, along with the Rwandan community in South Sudan, to clean the Kapuri Primary School. During the clean-up initiative, […]

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U.N. Allocates $3 Million to Somalia-Kenya Cross-Border Somali refugees

New York, N.Y. The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is set to allocate $3 million on a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and professional skills to Somali refugees volunteering to return from Kenya to Somalia.                                         […]

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8 Weeks to Unscramble Africa? 4 Photographers take on this challenge

When you think of Africa, the first image that pops into mind is probably the wildlife or a starving child. While in some areas, the latter exists; the scene is changing. There is vibrant city life that many African countries exude. From busy restaurants in Lagos, Nigeria to beautiful rooftop lounges in Nairobi, there is […]

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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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Three SoCal Locales Where Holiday Spirit Runs High

Courtesy Hilton Anaheim

Southern California is known for having more than its fair share of hot spots, from the trendiest happy hour haunts, to hotels and resorts with out-of-the-box offerings that proffer an exceptional travel experience. Here are a noteworthy few that have hit my radar of late: Eddie V’s San Diego Launches New Happy Hour Menu (www.EddieV.com) […]

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U.N. Provides Food Assistance to Iraqis As Conflict in Mosul Intensifies

New York, N.Y. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided food assistance to some 100,000 people fleeing the intensifying conflict in Mosul, including a distribution on Sunday to 25,000 people in Gogjali, while also working tirelessly with its partners to reach families that remain trapped in Mosul city and newly recovered areas. WFP strives […]

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Brunch Packs a Punch at Hundred Proof San Diego

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