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Donald Trump Picks Anti-Muslim Official For U.S. Ambassador To UN
Heather Nauert once claimed that “sharia law is now changing everything” after a Minnesota YMCA announced a private swim class for Muslim girls.
Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United Nations
The former Fox News host is Trump's pick to replace Nikki Haley.
Amal Clooney Calls Out Trump For Attacking The Press
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney blasted President Donald Trump for encouraging global hostility toward journalists in a speech at the U.N.
Global Carbon Emissions Reached New High In 2018, Scientists Say
China, India and the U.S. rank among the biggest contributors to the problem.
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David Attenborough's Dire Climate Warning: ‘Our Greatest Threat In Thousands Of Years'
“The world’s people have spoken. Their message is clear: Time is running out,” the famed naturalist said at a U.N. conference in Poland.
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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
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Millie Bobby Brown Named Youngest-Ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
By Michelle Nichols, Reuters
"Listen to us," said the "Stranger Things" star. "Youth is very powerful."
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Thousands Of Bodies Of Islamic State Victims Found In Mass Graves In Iraq, UN Says
The United States estimates between 6,000-12,000 bodies are contained in the 202 graves documented in the report.
What It Means That 'Virginity Tests' Are Still Common In Morocco
By Ibtissam Ouazzani, HuffPost Maghreb
As global health organizations call for a worldwide ban of the practice, a Moroccan sociologist explains why it persists in her country — and how to stop it.
UN Panel Declares France's 'Burqa Ban' Violates Muslim Women's Rights
The U.N. Human Rights Committee was not convinced the ban is necessary or proportionate.
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Global Health Organizations Call For An End To 'Virginity Tests'
The World Health Organization, U.N. Women and the U.N. Human Rights office have called the test "medically unnecessary."
Dina Powell Withdraws Her Name From UN Ambassador Consideration
Powell had been on a shortlist to replace Ambassador Nikki Haley, who said Tuesday she would resign at the end of the year.
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A Dire U.N. Report Warns Of Ruinous Global Warming. Republicans Say It's ‘Fantasy.’
"There’s not enough money in the world to pay for" steps urged by the report, one GOP senator said.
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Ivanka Trump Has To Clarify That She Won't Replace Nikki Haley As Ambassador To UN
Because nepotism is something that has to be explicitly disavowed in this administration.
Trump: Ivanka Would Be ‘Dynamite’ As Next U.N. Ambassador
President Trump addresses reports that his daughter Ivanka is being considered to succeed Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations.
Nikki Haley Quits The UN
After nearly two years in the job, President Trump’s Ambassador to the United Nations is calling it quits.
Nikki Haley To Step Down As United Nations Ambassador
Haley will leave her role at the United Nations at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday.
Climate Change Catastrophe
Scientists are warning unless we act now, humanity will miss its chance to avoid global catastrophe. But are politicians listening?
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Trump's Latest Attack On Same-Sex Couples Is Exactly What His Base Wants
Those who support the State Department's new directive are the same people who think men are the real Me Too victims.
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Trump Administration Will No Longer Grant Visas To Same-Sex Partners Of Diplomats
Same-sex couples used to be eligible for spousal visas, given how few countries recognize the right to marry.
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Tuberculosis Became The Fifth Health Issue To Get A High-Level UN Meeting. It Didn’t Go Very Well.
The world's top infectious killer finally got a spot on the world's stage, but experts say more political will and accountability are needed to make a dent in fighting the disease.
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Trump Didn’t Have A Meeting Scheduled With Trudeau — But He Canceled It Anyway
The U.S. president said he snubbed a meeting request from Canada's prime minister, but Canada said there was no such request.
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Donald Trump Says UN Crowd Wasn't Laughing At Him, But With Him
The president insisted that the United Nations crowd was just "having fun" during his Tuesday speech.
Nikki Haley: United Nations Laughter Not A Diss But A Sign Of Respect For Trump’s ‘Honesty’
World leaders were “falling over themselves to get a picture with him," the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said.
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Twitter Users Taunt Donald Trump After World Leaders Openly Laugh At His UN Speech
The president used to complain the United States was a laughingstock to the world. Then the world laughed at him.
Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump By Revealing The Real Reason The World Is Laughing At Him
The president's boasting didn't go over well at the United Nations.
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