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  • October 17, 2019

    Ending extreme poverty is the key to a sustainable future, UN chief says

    One of the primary goals of the international day is to recognize the struggles of the impoverished and to make their voices heard.
    One of the primary goals of the international day is to recognize the struggles of the impoverished and to make their voices heard.
  • October 15, 2019

    California became the first US state to mandate later start times for middle and high school students

    California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will require most middle and high schools in the state to start later in the morning.
    California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will require most middle and high schools in the state to start later in the morning.
  • October 14, 2019

    US Supreme Court divided over LGBT rights

    The US Supreme Court is divided over whether a civil rights law barring workplace discrimination applies to gay and transgender workers.
    The US Supreme Court is divided over whether a civil rights law barring workplace discrimination applies to gay and transgender workers.
  • October 11, 2019

    Friday news roundup October 11, 2019

    The prime minister of Ethiopia won the Nobel Peace Prize and Portugal and Poland hold elections. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week
    The prime minister of Ethiopia won the Nobel Peace Prize and Portugal and Poland hold elections. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week
  • October 10, 2019

    A boat with refugees capsizes off Italy

    At least 13 women have died and eight children have gone missing after a boat capsized in rough seas on Sunday.
    At least 13 women have died and eight children have gone missing after a boat capsized in rough seas on Sunday.
  • October 04, 2019

    Friday news roundup October 4, 2019

    The OECD looks into how young people feel about the changing world of work, UK High Court rules women are not entitled to compensation after rise in pension age, and Japanese women attribute mental health issues to sexual harassment at work. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    The OECD looks into how young people feel about the changing world of work, UK High Court rules women are not entitled to compensation after rise in pension age, and Japanese women attribute mental health issues to sexual harassment at work. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • October 03, 2019

    The risk of a recession in Germany rises

    A sharp slowdown in services in Germany suggests that Germany’s industrial crisis is spreading.
    A sharp slowdown in services in Germany suggests that Germany’s industrial crisis is spreading.
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