A senior U.N. official warned Tuesday of a possible internal conflict and worsening poverty in Afghanistan if the Taliban don’t respond quickly to the needs of all elements of society, saying their crackdown on the rights of girls and women signals indifference to over 50% of Afghanistan’s population and a willingness to risk international isolation. Markus Potzel, the U.N. deputy representative for Afghanistan, told the Security Council some of the Taliban’s “claimed and acknowledged achievements” are also eroding.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law Tuesday requiring companies to post salaries for open jobs.
The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday it has fined the U.S. Navy $8.8 million for repeatedly discharging untreated or partially treated sewage into state waters from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The department said in a news release that it recorded 766 counts of the Navy discharging pollutants in excess of limits established by a permit. The pollutants were released between January 2020 and July 2022 from the Hawaii Wastewater Treatment Pant operated by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, the department said.
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Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyCongress may soon tell us what price the Pentagon puts on our constitutional rights—that is, how much it pays to circumvent the Fourth Amendment and buy information on Americans.Just a few weeks ago, the House made this a possibility when it added a requirement to the 2022 military budget that the Defense Department disclose any purchases of commercially available data on citizens’ smartphones and web browsing. While it sounds far-fetched,
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Brazil pledges to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by 50% by 2030, two officials say.
Officials said they will submit the new trial results to the FDA to bolster its case that lecanemab should be approved as an Alzheimer's treatment.
Following an acclaimed pilot that aired last year, hit web series “Dreaming Whilst Black,” has been commissioned for a full six-part TV series for BBC Three and iPlayer. The pilot was adapted from the hugely popular web series co-written by Adjani Salmon and Ali Hughes. It gathered kudos for creator, star and co-writer Salmon, including […]
An experimental Alzheimer's drug developed by Eisai Co Ltd and Biogen Inc significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large trial of patients in the early stages of the disease, the companies said on Tuesday. Eisai said the results from the 1,800-patient trial prove the longstanding theory that removal of sticky deposits of a protein called amyloid beta from the brains of people with early Alzheimer's can delay advance of the debilitating disease. "It's not a huge effect, but it's a positive effect," said Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in Rochester, Minnesota, adding that the results were extremely important for Alzheimer's research.
Canada will oppose Russia's re-election to the U.N.'s aviation agency, Omar Alghabra, Canada's transport minister, told Reuters on Tuesday on the sidelines of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly. "It's important that Russia is held accountable for its actions, and we will not be supporting Russia's nomination to the council," Alghabra said. A vote to elect countries to ICAO's 36-member governing council is to be held on Saturday.
The actor also revealed the film’s 2024 release date.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors held a meeting to discuss the McFarland Police Department’s continued push to take over the building currently operating as the city’s library.
STORY: The resolution, to be introduced jointly with Albania, will call on member states not to recognize any altered status of Ukraine and also obligate Russia to withdraw its troops, envoy Linda Thomas-Greenfield said at a council meeting."Russia’s sham referenda, if accepted, will open a pandora’s box that we cannot close," she said.The United States is working quickly to introduce resolution, a U.S. official said, providing no details on when it would official.Russia has the ability to veto a resolution, but Thomas-Greenfield said: "If Russia chooses to shield itself from accountability here in the Council, we will then look to the UN General Assembly to send an unmistakable message to Moscow."The council, which has met over 20 times on Ukraine this year, has been unable to take meaningful action because Russia is a permanent veto-wielding member along with the United States, France, Britain and China.
COVID-19 wasn't the only significant health threat nationwide. According to information from Health Care Claims by Fair Health, drug overdoses rose during the pandemic.
The UK government proposals will work at "cross purposes" with the cost-of-living fight, the IMF says.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., agreed to remove a measure to expedite federal permits for certain energy projects, including a pipeline in his home state.
Catastrophic winds and flooding expected as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida
A soccer coach in Centennial was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possession of child sexual abuse material, according to a spokesperson with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.
Homelessness is a growing problem across the metro. The City of Denver has unveiled its Draft 2023 Action Plan to get people off the streets as well as address affordable housing.