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State Of Emergency Declared As Buddhist Mobs Target Muslims In Sri Lanka
President Maithripala Sirisena imposed a state of emergency for seven days, aiming to stop the violence from spreading to other parts of the country.
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Portugal's Year Of Deadly Forest Fires Has Thrown Its Government Into Crisis
The blazes have killed over 100 people and raged across nearly 1.3 million acres.
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Trump's 'Emergency' Declaration For Opioids Could Be A Double-Edged Sword
State-level programs for the drug crisis can show us what the federal response might mean.
Turkey’s State of Emergency Decrees Are Horrible For Democracy
Ahmet S Yayla
Adj. Associate Professor at Georgetown University, Fellow, Pro...
Erdogan appears to be using State of Emergency Decree powers to shape the future of Turkey.
French Police Search For Armed Man After Woman Killed In Monks' Retirement Home
One source said the dead woman had contacted police before she was killed.
Does Declaring a Homeless Crisis Mean Calling in the Cavalry?
Joel John Roberts
CEO of PATH; Publisher of www.PovertyInsights.org
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Obama Declares State Of Emergency In Florida On Hurricane Matthew Threat
The 'Sunshine State' is facing winds of 140 mph.
Step Up To Fight Homelessness
Supervisor for the Second District of Los Angeles County
It is time for the state Senate to step up and make the same call to Governor Brown. And it is time for the governor to listen and then act. After all, if he can declare a state of emergency over a fruit fly infestation, doing the same for homelessness should be a no-brainer.
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Turkey's Erdogan Shuts Thousands Of Schools And Charities Using Emergency Decree
By Gareth Jones and Ercan Gurses, Reuters
The president also extended the time that suspects can be detained from four to 30 days.
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All The Countries In A State Of Emergency This Year In One Map
By Aamna Mohdin, Quartz
A devastating disaster—either natural or manmade—can trigger a nationwide state of emergency. And there have been plenty
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Erdogan's "Inner Stalin"
David L. Phillips
Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, Columbia...
In the past 5 days, 50,000 military officials, police, judges, journalists, governors and civil servants have been detained, suspended, or fired.
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Turkey's Erdogan Declares 3-Month State Of Emergency After Failed Coup
By Asli Kandemir and Gareth Jones, Reuters
The Turkish president has launched mass purges of state institutions since Friday's putsch.
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France Extends State Of Emergency For 6 Months After Nice Truck Attack
President Hollande is under intense pressure as opponents accuse his government of doing too little to prevent the attack.
On Homelessness: Unfinished Business
Twin, Morehouse Alum, Millennial, Policy Maker
The Brussels Attacks and the New Normal of Terrorism in Western Europe
Prof. Cas Mudde
Associate Professor in the School of Public and International ...
The Brussels terrorist attack, just as the related attack in Paris, shows many things, some more important than others. First and foremost, it shows that terrorism is the new normal for Western Europe, at least for now.
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Hawaii Declares State Of Emergency To Fight Dengue Fever And Zika (UPDATE)
The state is experiencing its largest dengue outbreak in decades.
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Officials Warn Flint Residents That Some Areas Have Higher Lead Levels Than Filters Can Handle
By Mike Householder and Jeff Karoub, AP
Tests began in the last week in December, and 26 sites out of about 4,000 showed the higher levels.
Cher Sends Thousands Of Water Bottles To Flint Amid Crisis
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"I cannot wait for the water to get there to help these people who have been poisoned," the pop star said.
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