Food shortages cripple Bolivia, new elections still uncertain

Food shortages cripple Bolivia, new elections still uncertain

LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivians languished in long lines on the streets of La Paz on Sunday to secure chicken, eggs and cooking fuel as supporters of ousted President Evo Morales crippled the country’s highways, isolating population centers from lowland farms. Supporters of former Bolivia’s President Evo Morales meet in the Plaza Mayor, as part […]

Michael Bloomberg apologises for ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy

Michael Bloomberg apologises for ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Bloomberg’s apology has been received with scepticism Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York who has made moves towards running as a presidential candidate, has apologised for backing the city’s “stop and frisk” policy. Stop-and-frisk disproportionately targeted black and Latino residents. Speaking at an African-American church […]

HP Board Declines Xerox’s Offer to Purchase Company

HP Board Declines Xerox’s Offer to Purchase Company

However, the company added that it remains open to signing a potential merger agreement with Xerox and is ready to discuss it with Xerox management. On Sunday, HP’s board of directors said that they unanimously rejected Xerox’s proposal to buy the company, as the bid does not meet the shareholders’ interests and ‘significantly undervalues’ the […]

Donald Trump Aide Curbed Access To Ukraine Call, Fearing Fallout

Donald Trump Aide Curbed Access To Ukraine Call, Fearing Fallout

Washington:  A top US official restricted access to the summary of Donald Trump’s Ukraine call that triggered an impeachment probe, fearing it would damage the president, testimony released Saturday showed. White House Ukraine expert Timothy Morrison told House investigators he knew immediately how sensitive the call was when he heard Trump press Ukraine’s President Volodymyr […]

‘Eye of truth will not go blind’ Twitter flashmob in solidarity with Palestinian journo who lost eye to Israeli bullet — RT World News

‘Eye of truth will not go blind’ Twitter flashmob in solidarity with Palestinian journo who lost eye to Israeli bullet — RT World News

Hundreds of pictures showing people covering one eye have emerged on social media in solidarity with journalist Moath Amarneh who was hit by an Israeli rubber bullet despite wearing a ‘Press’ vest. Moath Amarneh was covering a Palestinian protest against the latest confiscation of land for the construction of Israeli settlements in the occupied territory […]

How Iran’s Government Shut Off the Internet

How Iran’s Government Shut Off the Internet

Amid widespread demonstrations over rising gasoline prices, Iranians began experiencing internet slowdowns over the last few days that became a near-total internet and mobile data blackout on Saturday. The government is apparently seeing to silence protestors and quell unrest. So how does a country like Iran switch off internet to a population of more than […]

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