Suspects targeted kosher market, victims ID’d

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A shooting spree that killed a police officer and three others  targeted a kosher market and could have been far more deadly had officers on patrol nearby not quickly intervened, city officials said Wednesday.  “We now know this did not begin with gunfire between police officers,” city Public Safety Director James Shea […]

Rights groups slam Trump’s anti-Semitism executive order | News

Washington, DC – Palestinian groups, free speech advocates and liberal Jewish organisations blasted on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump’s executive order that threatens to withhold federal funding from educational institutions that fail to combat a broadened definition of anti-Semitism.  During a Hanukkah reception held at the White House and attended by prominent Jewish leaders, Trump signed the order, […]

Pompeo is being sued for records of Trump’s meetings with Putin. A judge will hear the case.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is being sued over allegedly failing to preserve official notes about President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and a court ruled on Wednesday that the case could move forward. That means Pompeo must either provide evidence he complied with the Federal Records Act, which requires the State […]

Accelerating SDG Progress in Asia – Pacific — Global Issues

Opinion by Kaveh Zahedi, Van Nguyen (bangkok, thailand) Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Inter Press Service Kaveh Zahedi is Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Van Nguyen is Sustainable Development Officer, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) BANGKOK, […]