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For nearly a fortnight, a motley group of clerics and their supporters have caused a blockade of Islamabad - the capital of a nuclear nation - protesting against an alleged offence to faith. In October, a minor change in the oath taken by politicians had sparked protests. The change of words from 'I
Health insurance help is available
Certified Navigators from Peninsula Community Health Services will be available for free drop-in insurance enrollment assistance at the Bainbridge Public Library. Assistance is available from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. For more information, call 206-842-4162 or visit www.krl.org. Certified Navigat
Does low voter turnout point to apathy toward local politics?
The November voter turnout displayed either burnout or apathy. Either way this indifference will have consequences. I'll focus on Monroe, which is where I live and have tried to make a difference over the years. The coming year will bring changes to property owners, for sure. A double-tap property
Talking politics at Thanksgiving shouldn't be taboo
What do you do when someone close to you says something about a topic in the news you find simply reprehensible? Oftentimes, the instinct is to shut up and pretend it didn't happen - something that's especially true over the holidays. If your Thanksgiving expectations are similar to mine, you know t
Gratitude and better health for you
What do you focus on? What would it be like if you focused on gratitude each day? Gratitude is not just the key to living with a joyful expectation it is about using it daily and enjoying the way it feels. Yes, there are all kinds of distractions in life from a negative attitude to your upbringing t
In Defense of Millennial Politics
"It was with a deep craving for freedom that millennials-alongside people of conscience across generations-occupied Wall Street, declared that Black Lives Matter, and stood up against white supremacists in Charlottesville," the authors write. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Read it enough, a
Cal Thomas: Politics corrupting evangelicals
Updated 13 minutes ago When Jim Zeigler, Alabama state auditor, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations of inappropriate contact with underage girls while single and in his 30s (which Moore sort of denied), it signaled perhaps the final stage in the cor
Crime and politics
ON Nov 3, a leading English daily Indian Express published a full-page report on criminal cases against union ministers and current and former chief ministers. Most of the 1,581 cases relate to rioting, unlawful assembly, murder and attempt to murder. In 1981, one of India's most upright civil serv
WHO strengthens the capacity of family physicians in Iraq as an approach towards achieving universal health coverage [EN/AR]
Baghdad, Iraq, 15 November 2017 - As part of its support to strengthen service delivery for universal health coverage in Iraq, and in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 to achieve universal health coverage by 2030, WHO supported a 4-day training of trainers course. The train
Embedding the army in politics
The writer is a journalist based in New Delhi. EVERYONE wants an army tank these days. Or an RCL gun. Obsolete and unusable, of course, but the symbolic hardware of war is much in demand in educational institutions across India. A number of universities and schools, elite institutions such as Delhi'
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: 'He Will Not Step Down'
Today in 5 Lines President Trump blasted Minnesota Senator Al Franken after the lawmaker was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a woman, but did not mention Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has also been accused of sexual misconduct. During a rally in Alabama, Kayla Moore said her husban
EDITORIAL - In politics, it is all about numbers
The amazing thing about last Friday's mass oath-taking in Cebu of new members of the president's PDP-Laban party is not that 50,000 people turned up but that it was exactly the number the organizers estimated would do so. Whatever the organizers did to make sure the estimated number would turn up ou
The politics of hunger
Farms, farmers' markets, food stamps and other nutrition programs that help the poor would all take major hits under the Trump administration's proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For starters, the budget proposal would cut the USDA's discretionary spending by 21 percent, or $4.
The Walking Dead Recap: Office Politics
Who knew? Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead revealed that, for all of the Saviors' bloodlust and tough-as-leather posturing, Negan's organization is run pretty much likeThe Office's Dunder Mifflin. (All they were missing was a water cooler and a perky receptionist.) "The Big Scary U" also filled
Opposition to AT&T deal smacks of politics
As a general rule, Republicans and Democrats see antitrust matters differently. Republicans tend to favor a light touch on mergers and acquisitions, while Democrats are more likely to step in if they see a threat to competition. This was vividly illustrated in 2001, when the incoming Bush administra
Charles Manson's Deathbed Photo Exposed - And His Shocking Final Confessions!
After decades behind bars for the brutal 1969 murders of seven innocent victims, Charles Manson is finally dead at 83. In his final years, the outspoken murderer kept a low-profile while he was in poor health. But in The National ENQUIRER's exclusive rare photo taken less than one year before his de
Walmart employees loaded gift cards, made fraudulent purchases, authorities say
A Walmart sign is pictured outside a store in Monterrey, Mexico, April 26, 2017. (Reuters) With the holidays fast approaching, many retail stores are looking to add temporary help. At a Walmart store in Palm Desert, Calif., there may be more job openings than originally expected. That's because 22
Photos Of Beyonce At Serena Williams' Wedding Have Us Floored
Something as insignificant as Queen Bey sneezing is enough to send fans into a complete tailspin, so imagine the buzz that erupted when the pop sensation gifted her 108 million Instagram followers with behind-the-scenes footage. Photos of Beyonce at Serena Williams' wedding just made the rounds on t
LARGEST STRUCTURE ON EARTH..FOUND ON OCEAN FLOOR
With the aid of Google Maps, UFO enthusiasts have discovered what appears to be a massive anomaly, what some are referring to as a "giant pyramid" that is either an enormous UFO or one gigantic UFO base, that seems to be resting on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. The great pyramid, if that is what i
Charles Manson's Sons: Death by Suicide and Lesser-Known Facts About His Kids
Cult leader Charles Mason, the mass murderer who never touched any of his victims, died on Sunday at the age of 83. When most people talk about Manson's "family," it's a reference to the followers of his cult. But what some might not know is that Manson was a father-at least in the biological sense.
Christina Aguilera Goes Braless In Chic Black Blazer During AMAs Tribute To Whitney Houston
Christina Aguilera looked completely wow-worthy at the 2017 AMAs performing in a blazer sans bra. The star hit up the stage with major confidence & style, and we love her hot ensemble! What a way to make an impact! Christina Aguilera, 36, rocked the stage at the 2017 American Music Awards on Nov. 19
Selena Gomez flashes undies during AMAs performance
The red carpet is normally the place celebrities suffer awkward wardrobe malfunctions but Selena Gomez brought that to the stage when she performed at this year's American Music Awards. The 25-year-old looked sensational as she took to the stage to show off her new blonde locks but during the middle
Major Indictment: Robert Mueller Has Charged 'Thor: Ragnarok' With Being The Best Movie Of 2017
You might want to sit down for this. Ever since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to the Justice Department back in May, Americans have been anxiously waiting for news to break, and this morning delivered a bombshell: After a months-long investigation, Mueller just charged Thor: Ragnarok
Kellyanne Conway just had one of her worst moments ever on 'Fox & Friends.'
Kellyanne Conway was determined to defend Donald Trump's tax plan with her friends at Fox & Friends today, but the friends weren't being super friendly. The hosts wanted to know if Kellyanne Conway would endorse Roy Moore, the Alabama candidate for Senate facing up to nine allegations of sexual assa
Charles Manson obituary
The American criminal Charles Manson, who has died aged 83, was responsible for one of the most infamous mass murders of the 20th century, yet the head of the notorious "Family" cult was never convicted of killing anyone personally. It was partly this, and the bloody nature of the slaughter in Los A
Mom Of Girl Who Died After Allegedly Being Forced to Drink Milk Has Been Charged
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Jay Cutler's wife Kristin Cavallari seems fed up with this 'football s-'
Jay Cutler decided to leave a job with FOX Sports to continue his NFL career for at least another season, and it's fair to wonder if his wife thinks he made the wrong choice. Cutler left Sunday's loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he appeared to suffer a concussion. Prior to his exit, he th
Brielle Biermann Flashes Her Bare Breast On Kim Zolciak's Snapchat & Fans Are Shook
Whoa! Brielle Biermann showed off her bare breast on her mom Kim Zolciak's Snapchat and it's causing a lot of controversy from followers. See the crazy video here! Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak, 39, took to Snapchat to show off her daughter, Brielle Biermann's bare breast and people ar
Trump Impeachment Threat Grows as Obstruction of Justice Investigation Deepens
President Donald Trump may have convinced himself that the investigation into his campaign's alleged links to Russia is winding down, but evidence suggests quite the opposite-and that it is inching ever closer to his door. Specifically, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible obstructio
Sen Franken Has Made a Decision After Calls for Him to Resign - He's Taking It in Another Direction
After the bombshell report that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) forced a woman to kiss him while on a USO tour and groped her while she slept in 2006, many have called for the former comedian to resign. On Saturday, he finally responded to the calls. The Star Tribune reported that when Franken's spokesperson