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South Sudan: Global action needed to end human rights violations and humanitarian crisis
South Sudan: Global action needed to end human rights violations and humanitarian crisis
12/15/2017 1:37:07 PM
Sustained international action is urgently needed to end the horrific human rights violations taking place in South Sudan, said Amnesty International today as the country’s armed conflict entered its fifth year.
Refugees fly home to Darfur as security situation improves
Refugees fly home to Darfur as security situation improves
12/15/2017 1:08:23 PM
Mother of six Hamila fled insecurity in Darfur a decade ago, seeking safety in the neighbouring Central African Republic, or CAR. But this week, she was among more than 230 former refugees returning home on a UNHCR flights from a camp near Bambari.
MSF: At Least 6,700 Rohingya Killed During Attacks in Myanmar
MSF: At Least 6,700 Rohingya Killed During Attacks in Myanmar
12/15/2017 10:47:21 AM
At least 9,000 members of the ethnic Rohingya minority died—most of them from violence— in Rakhine state, Myanmar, between August 25 and September 24,  according to surveys  conducted in refugee settlement camps in Bangladesh and released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
Panasonic’s Facial Recognition Gate Selected by Ministry of Justice
Panasonic’s Facial Recognition Gate Selected by Ministry of Justice
12/15/2017 2:54:21 AM
Panasonic Corporation announced that its facial recognition gate has been chosen by the Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice to streamline immigration procedures at a major Japanese airport in an easy and secure fashion.
Yemen: Diphtheria Spreads as War and Blockade Leave Health System in Tatters
Yemen: Diphtheria Spreads as War and Blockade Leave Health System in Tatters
12/14/2017 1:25:15 PM
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to a suspected outbreak of diphtheria in  Yemen, where the disease has reemerged as the country’s health system is weakened by ongoing war and a blockade on essential goods.
AT&T Helps Create the Future of Communications for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps
AT&T Helps Create the Future of Communications for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps
12/14/2017 11:12:14 AM
AT&T* is putting our connectivity and communications innovations to work for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). We recently secured a new contract with the U.S.
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument for Seychelles
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument for Seychelles
12/14/2017 4:05:53 AM
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a new three-year Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) for Seychelles. [1] Seychelles is the first IMF member country to request a PCI.
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® Elects New Chair, Vice Chair and Several Board of Director Members
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® Elects New Chair, Vice Chair and Several Board of Director Members
12/13/2017 8:20:54 AM
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® is pleased to announce the start of Jeffrey R. Miller’s term as Chair of the ABIH® Board of Directors. The Board also elected a new Vice Chair and four new Board members during its annual Fall meeting.
Operation Cease Fire
Operation Cease Fire
12/12/2017 11:21:00 AM
War is everywhere. The growing threats of war have raised rumors of the possibility of a third world war. But World War II veteran David Meakes says there’s a way to avoid it.
DSM calls for accelerated climate action as part of a broad coalition of major global companies
DSM calls for accelerated climate action as part of a broad coalition of major global companies
12/12/2017 8:21:14 AM
Two years after the groundbreaking adoption of the Paris Agreement (12 December 2015) DSM, together with a broad alliance of 54 global companies from all continents and a broad range of industries, calls for ambitious climate action as a basis for future economic success.
Boeing statement on the Canadian Interim Fighter Capability Project and free and fair competition:
Boeing statement on the Canadian Interim Fighter Capability Project and free and fair competition:
12/11/2017 4:25:44 PM
We have read reports that the Government of Canada is choosing to purchase used F/A-18 Classic Hornets from the Royal Australian Air Force in lieu of new Super Hornet fighter jets.  The Boeing Company respects the Canadian government’s decision and applauds the government’s continued use of a two engine fighter solution, which is a critical part of their northern Arctic …
Residents of Puerto Rico Advised of Work-Related Asthma and Exposures to Cleaning Products and Disinfectants
Residents of Puerto Rico Advised of Work-Related Asthma and Exposures to Cleaning Products and Disinfectants
12/11/2017 12:21:57 PM
Work-related asthma, also known as occupational asthma, is described by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a lung disease caused or made worse by exposures to substances in the workplace.
World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies
World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies
12/11/2017 6:44:43 AM
The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines - after Human Rights Day.
Public Talk at Somaiya Vidyavihar
Public Talk at Somaiya Vidyavihar
12/11/2017 6:40:16 AM
After driving to the Somaiya Vidyavihar, in the central suburbs of Mumbai, for the third consecutive morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was first requested to unveil a statue of Dr Shantilal Somaiya, father of the current President, Samir Somaiya and son of the founder.
A Solution to America’s Healthcare Problems
A Solution to America’s Healthcare Problems
12/6/2017 3:47:52 PM
For decades, the country has been pushing for better healthcare. To meet the demand of Americans, cooperation between the leaders in the government and the private sector is needed.
UNHCR study uncovers shocking sexual violence against Syrian refugee boys, men
UNHCR study uncovers shocking sexual violence against Syrian refugee boys, men
12/6/2017 12:40:41 PM
A study commissioned by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, into sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis indicates that this violence may be far more widespread than previously understood.
MVD Tag Kiosk program expands in Georgia
MVD Tag Kiosk program expands in Georgia
12/6/2017 9:36:07 AM
Georgia Department of Revenue is expanding their MVD kiosk program with grand openings scheduled for this week in five new locations. The kiosk program has proven to be widely popular with Georgia residents, already doubling in size in 2017.
Dark Web Video News: Now a Weekly Program
12/5/2017
Dark Cyber, produced by Beyond Search and HonkinNews, is a weekly YouTube program. The weekly series begins on December 5, 2017. The program’s host is Stephen E Arnold, the author of “CyberOSINT: Next Generation Information Access” and “Dark Web Notebook.” The format of the program features selected stories from the Beyond Search blog plus research gathered for the …
OSHA’s Most Frequently Cited Violations and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
OSHA’s Most Frequently Cited Violations and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
12/4/2017 9:03:28 AM
Protecting the health and safety of the U.S. workforce has improved over the years, but as recently as 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 4,800 workers were killed on the job.
100th DMV Now kiosk installed at California DMV
100th DMV Now kiosk installed at California DMV
12/1/2017 10:00:55 AM
The popularity of the DMV Now Self-Service Terminal (SST) has resulted in the installation of the 100th vehicle registration renewal kiosk. California residents have embraced the convenience of instantly renewing their vehicle registration at the blue and yellow touchscreen kiosk, walking away with their vehicle registration card and license plate sticker.